Print your plans or documents at the Permit Center

Provide print-ready PDFs. We will print them within 1 business day. Most documents are ready same-day.

What to do

1. Gather your documents

We accept print-ready PDF files.

2. Order your prints

You can choose:

  • Paper size
  • Single- or double-sided prints
  • Color or black-and-white prints
  • How many copies

You must pay with a credit card or e-check.

3. Wait for an email

We will email you when your print job is ready to pick up. Most orders can be completed same-day.

4. Come to the Permit Center

When you arrive at the Permit Center, check in with our customer service team. They will put you into the queue.

Bring the transaction number from your email confirmation.

5. Pick up your order

We will text you to come to the Print Center. Customer service can help you find it.


Here are the prices for printing (before sales tax).

  • Printed documents on letter-sized paper (8.5” x 11”):
    • $0.32 per page (black-and-white)
    • $1.94 per page (color)
  • Printed documents on legal-sized paper (8.5” x 14”):
    • $0.41 per page (black-and-white)
    • $2.47 per page (color)
  • Printed documents on ledger-sized paper (11” x 17”):
    • $0.64 per page (black-and-white)
    • $3.89 per page (color)
  • Printed plan sets: 
    • $0.50 per square foot (black-and-white)
    • $3.00 per square foot (color)
  • Tow-away signs:
    • Printed in color on 11” x 17” weather-resistant paper
    • $4.00 per sign

Get help

Permit Center
49 South Van Ness
2nd floor
San Francisco, CA 94103

Mon to Tue, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm

Wed, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Thu to Fri, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm

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Last updated January 3, 2022