The following departments are accepting public records request through this portal:
- Animal Care and Control
- Arts Commission
- Building Inspection
- Dept of Public Health
- Dept of Technology
- Ethics Commission
- Fire Department
- Public Works
- Public Utilities Commission (PUC) *New Effective 10/21/2020
- Recreation and Parks
- Treasurer & Tax Collector (TTX)
URGENT: Please NOTE that certain provisions of the San Francisco Sunshine Ordinance have been temporarily suspended under recent Supplements to the Proclamation Declaring a Local Emergency, including the Immediate Disclosure Provision and the 10 day period in which to provide or withhold documents. Compliance with the California Public Records Act and other provisions of the Sunshine Ordinance remains in effect. See the orders under Mayoral Proclamation in DOCUMENTS tab.
REQUESTS FOR NON-PARTICIPATING DEPARTMENTS
If you have a request for a department not on that list, visit that department’s website and follow the instructions there for submitting a request. Requests submitted through this portal for non-participating departments will be closed out.
REQUESTS FOR MULTIPLE DEPARTMENTS
If you would like to submit a request to multiple departments, please submit a separate request to each department.
INCLUDING DOCUMENTS WITH REQUESTS
If you would like to include a document with your request you can upload it to the request after the request has been submitted.
You are not required to include any contact information with a request, however if you submit an anonymous request you will not receive updates about your request or be able to log in to access documents. The only way you will be able to receive responsive documents is if the department posts them publicly on the portal or if you contact the department directly. If the department needs clarification on your request and has no way to contact you your request may be closed out without a response.