San Francisco Municipal Codes

Municipal Codes

The Government Information Center (GIC) has print copies of current and historical City and County of San Francisco Municipal Codes. (Branch Libraries do not have the codes.) The current San Francisco Codes are also searchable online via American Legal Publishing Corporation.

Building Codes

See our S.F. Building Codes Web page.

Sunshine Ordinance

San Francisco's Open Government Law is the Sunshine Ordinance (Chapter 67 of the Administrative Code).


The GIC also has copies of ordinances and resolutions from 1972 forward. Previous San Francisco laws can be researched using the GIC's collection of Board of Supervisors Proceedings and other publications.