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City and County of San Francisco FY 2016-2017
Department Schedule of Licenses, Permits, Fines and Service Charges

Effective July 1, 2016

Agriculture and Pesticides
Fee
Phytosanitary Certificate Inspection $   40
For each certificate of fumigation $   30
Single certificate $   25
Farmers' Market Certificate Issuance, modification, verification, or renewal $ 500
Agricultural Pest Control Operator Registration $   50
Maintenance Gardener Registration $   25
Structural Pest Control Operator Registration $   10
Branch I Fumigation Structured Pest Control Operator Registration $   25
Branch I Fumigation Structured Pest Control Operator Registration Amendment $   10
In-County Agricultural Pest Control Adviser Registration $   10
Out-of-County Agricultural Pest Control Adviser Registration $     5
 
Food Safety Program
Food Safety
Fee
APPLICATION FOR FOOD PERMIT TO OPERATE (this application and fee is mandatory for all food facilities) $   341
AUTOMATIC LAUNDRY - FACILITIES $     47
AUTOMATIC LAUNDRY - MACHINES $     13
BARS / TAVERNS WITHOUT FOOD PREP $   772
BARS / TAVERNS WITH FOOD PREP $   978
BED AND BREAKFAST $1,159
BOARDING HOUSES $   291
FOOD SAFETY MANAGER TRAINING - Hourly Rate $   191
FOOD SAFETY MANAGER TRAINING - Class Fee $   113
CANDY STORES - UNDER $1000 INVENTORY See Retail Markets without food prep
CANDY STORES - $1000 INVENTORY AND OVER See Retail Markets without food prep
CATERING FACILITIES $1,054
CATERER APPLICATION FOR FOOD PERMIT TO OPERATE $   341
CATERER PERMIT FEE $   387
COMMISSARIES $1,027
DOG KENNEL - OVERNIGHT $   191
EMPLOYEE CAFETERIA WITH FOOD PREP $1,059
EMPLOYEE CAFETERIA WITHOUT FOOD PREP $   688
ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNICIAN HOURLY RATE $   172
FAST FOOD OUTLETS $1,224
FIRE DEPARTMENT REFERRAL FEE $   120
FOOD MANUFACTURING / PROCESSING $   735
HOSPITAL KITCHENS $1,091
PET HOSPITAL - OVERNIGHT $   191
PET SHOP - OVERNIGHT $   191
PLAN CHECK FEES: FOOD - Deposit $1,146
PLAN CHECK FEES: FOOD - Hourly Rate $   191
PLAN CHECK FEES: FOOD - Non-Regular Working Hours $   199
RETAIL FOOD VENDOR AT FARMERS MARKET ANNUAL LICENSE FEE $   442
SCHOOL CAFETERIAS (PRIVATE W/ PREP) $   542
SCHOOL CAFETERIAS (PRIVATE W/O PREP) $   351
SKILLED NURSING FACILITIES $1,203
STABLES/RIDING ACADEMY - OVERNIGHT $   251
STADIUM CONCESSIONS (PERMANENT) $   730
TAKE-OUTS $1,082
VENDING MACHINES - COMPANIES $   217
VENDING MACHINES - MACHINES $       6
WASH LAUNDRIES $   229
WHOLESALE FOOD MARKETS WITH RETAIL $   713
ZONING REFERRAL FEE $   141
Famers Markets and Stands
Fee
CERTIFIED FARMERS MARKETS (CFM) ANNUAL LICENSE FEE $1,069
FARM STANDS $   318
Mobile Food Facility on Private and Public Property
Fee
Plan Check Fee - MFF 1 $   300
Plan Check Fee - MFF 2 $   501
Plan Check Fee - MFF 3 $   501
Plan Check Fee - MFF 4 $   701
Plan Check Fee - MFF 5 $   701
Annual License Fee - MFF 1 $   200
Annual License Fee - MFF 2 $   200
Annual License Fee - MFF 3 $   200
Annual License Fee - MFF 4 $   801
Annual License Fee - MFF 5 $   801
Re-Inspection
Fee
EATING PLACES $   191
FOOD, BEVERAGE, & HUMAN CONS. $   191
LAUNDRIES $   191
MISCELLANEOUS $   191
Restaurants
Fee
UNDER 1,000 SQ FT $   904
1,000 - 2,000 SQ FT $1,192
OVER 2,000 SQ FT $1,365
Retail Markets
Fee
RETAIL BAKERIES - WITH FOOD PREP $1,327
RETAIL BAKERIES - WITHOUT FOOD PREP $   774
RETAIL MARKETS WITH PREP - UNDER 5,001 $   713
RETAIL MARKETS WITH PREP - 5,001 - 10,000 $   924
RETAIL MARKETS WITH PREP - 10,001 - 20,000 $1,123
RETAIL MARKETS WITHOUT PREP - UNDER 5,001 $   666
RETAIL MARKETS WITHOUT PREP 5,001 - 10,000 $   871
RETAIL MARKETS WITHOUT PREP  10,001 - 20,000 $1,084
RETAIL MARKETS WITHOUT PREP - OVER 20,000 $1,314
SUPERMARKETS* WITH 1 FOOD PREP $1,271
SUPERMARKETS WITH 2-3 FOOD PREP $1,430
SUPERMARKETS WITH 4+ FOOD PREP $1,589
*Supermarkets are defined as retail markets over 20,000 Sq. Ft.
Special Events
Fee
EVENT SPONSOR $   153
FOOD OPERATOR LOW $     42
FOOD OPERATOR HIGH $   110
PERMIT FEES - 2 DAYS LOW $     63
PERMIT FEES - 2 DAYS + LOW $     29
PERMIT FEES - 2 DAYS HIGH $     97
PERMIT FEES - 2 DAYS + HIGH $     42
Cottage Food Operations
Fee
Class A: Operators may engage only in direct sales of cottage food products to the consumer.
CLASS A REGISTRATION FEE $   100
   
Class B: Operators may engage in direct sales and indirect sales of cottage food product.
CLASS B APPLICATION FOR FOOD PERMIT TO OPERATE $   341
CLASS B ANNUAL PERMIT FEE $   350
   
Fees for Other Requirements
Fee
HEARING ADVERTISEMENT FEE (for Dog Kennel, Laundromat, Pet shop, or Pet hospital permit applications) $    80
   
ZONING REFERRAL
(mandatory for food establishments, massage establishments, and tattoo establishments)
$   141
 
Hazardous Materials and Waste Program
APPLICATION - NEW $   223
BASE FEE $   223
CLOSURE PLAN REVIEW (UP TO 3 HOURS) $   690
CONSULTATION RATE $   216
DIRECTOR'S HEARING $   336
INSPECTION RATE (DPH) $   209
INSPECTION RATE (DPH AFTER-HOURS) $   314
LATE APPLICATION SUBMITTAL (REGULAR) $   579
LATE APPLICATION SUBMITTAL (TEMPORARY) $   216
Aboveground Petroleum Storage
Fee
ABOVEGROUND PETROLEUM STORAGE Click here for fee schedule
Chlorofluorocarbon Recycling
Fee
CHLOROFLUOROCARBON (CFC) & MOTOR VEHICLE A/C PERMIT $   113
Hazardous Materials
Fee
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS REGISTRATION Click here for fee schedule
Hazardous Waste
Fee
HAZARDOUS WASTE GENERATOR Click here for fee schedule
HAZARDOUS WASTE TIERED PERMITTING - CONDITIONAL EXEMPTION $   152
HAZARDOUS WASTE TIERED PERMITTING - CONDITIONAL AUTHORIZATION $   291
HAZARDOUS WASTE TIERED PERMITTING - PERMIT-BY-RULE $  924
Medical Waste
Fee
APPLICATION FEE $   681
ACUTE CARE HOSPITAL 1 - 99 BEDS $1,361
ACUTE CARE HOSPITAL 100-199 BEDS $2,010
ACUTE CARE HOSPITAL 200-250 BEDS $2,724
ACUTE CARE HOSPITAL 251 + BEDS $3,860
ACUTE PSYCHIATRIC FACILITY $1,590
AUTOCLAVES $   681
COMMON STORAGE FACILITY 2-10 GENERATORS $   569
COMMON STORAGE FACILITY 11-49 GENERATORS $   908
COMMON STORAGE FACILITY 50 + GENERATORS $1,134
HEALTH CARE SERVICE PLAN FACILITY $1,590
INCINERATOR $   459
INSPECTION FEE - Hourly Rate $   209
INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITY $1,590
LICENSED CLINICAL LABORATORY $   681
LTD QTY HAULING EXEMPT $   227
PRIMARY CARE CLINIC $1,590
MEDICAL OFFICE $   681
SKILLED NURSING FACILITY 1-99 BEDS $   681
SKILLED NURSING FACILITY 100-199 BEDS $   908
SKILLED NURSING FACILITY 200 + BEDS $1,134
SMALL QUANTITY GENERATOR - NOT ONSITE $  200
SMALL QUANTITY GENERATOR - ONSITE TREATMENT $   681
SPECIALTY CLINIC $1,590
VETERINARY CLINIC / HOSPITAL $   681
Regulated Substances
Fee
REGULATED SUBSTANCES Click here for fee schedule
Risk Management Program
Fee
1 PROGRAM FACILITY $1,655
2 or 3 PROGRAM FACILITIES $9,722
ANNUAL FEE FOR STATIONARY SOURCES - 1 FACILITY  $   235
ANNUAL FEE FOR STATIONARY SOURCES - 2 or 3 FACILITIES $   468
State Service Charges
Fee
ALL REGULATED BUSINESSES  $     35
REGULATED SUBSTANCE FACILITIES $  270
UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PER TANK $     15
ABOVE PETROLEUM STORAGE $     26
Underground Storage Tanks
Fee
UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PERMIT Click here for fee schedule
CLOSURE/REMOVAL - 6 HOURS $1,139
EXPEDITE UST CLOSURE $   682
FAILURE TO OBTAIN APPROVAL TO MODIFY, CLOSE, REMOVE UST $1,408
FAILURE TO SCHEDULE A SITE INSPECTION PRIOR TO UST MOD, CLOSURE, REMOVAL $   681
MODIFICATION - 6 HOURS $1,139
STATE SERVICE CHARGE - per USTs   $     15
SITE INVESTIGATION $1,363
 
Hunters Point Shipyard Redevelopment
 
Fee
DOCUMENT PROCESSING AND REVIEW AND APPLICANT CONSULTATION (Exceeding 3 hours) $   272
REDEVELOPMENT PHASE ONE & TWO $   173
 
Massage Program
Fee
MASSAGE PRACTITIONER APPLICATION $   158
GENERAL MASSAGE PRACTITIONER ANNUAL LICENSE (Payable to SF Tax Collector's Office) $   123
MASSAGE ESTABLISHMENT ANNUAL LICENSE $1,214
MASSAGE ESTABLISHMENT APPLICATION $   737
OUTCALL MASSAGE SERVICE PERMIT ANNUAL LICENSE $   306
OUTCALL PERMIT APPLICATION $   389
SOLE PRACTITIONER MASSAGE ESTABLISHMENT ANNUAL LICENSE $   599
SOLE PRACTITIONER MASSAGE ESTABLISHMENTS/OUTCALL SERVICE APPLICATION $   525
ZONING REFERRAL
(mandatory for massage establishments, food establishments, and tattoo establishments)
$   141
 
Medical Cannabis
 
Fee
MEDICAL CANNABIS DISPENSARY APPLICATION PERMIT FOR NEW LOCATIONS $ 8,973
MEDICAL CANNABIS DISPENSARY APPLICATION PERMIT FOR EXISTING LOCATIONS $ 4,904
MEDICAL CANNABIS DISPENSARY ANNUAL LICENSE $ 4,019
 
Program on Health, Equity and Sustainability
Fee
CONSULTATION AND TRAINING - Hourly Rate $   167
 
SFDPH Environmental Health Hourly Rates
Fee
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH INSPECTOR - Hourly Rate $   191
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN - Hourly Rate $   172
 
Site Assessment
Air Quality
Fee
ENHANCED VENTILATION PLAN REVIEW $   984
VENTILATION PLAN ADDITIONAL CONSULTATION OR REVIEW - Hourly Rate $   210 per hour
Radio Frequency Plan Review
Fee
DPH CONSULTATION RADIO FREQUENCY REVIEW $   218
DPH CONSULTATION RADIO FREQUENCY REVIEW for DPW Permitted Projects ONLY $   210
Hazardous Waste Soil Testing
Fee
INITIAL FEE $   671
HOURLY RATE $   210
   
Refuse Lien
Fee
COMMERCIAL LIEN FEES FOR ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES-- or 10% of amount owed-- whichever is higher $    148
RESIDENTIAL LIEN FEES FOR ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES-- or 10% of amount owed-- whichever is higher $    101
ASSESSOR RECORDER'S FEES $     13
* INTEREST ACCRUES AT A RATE OF 1.5% PER MONTH FROM THE DATE OF THE RECORDATION  
 
Solid Waste Enforcement
Fee
COMPLAINT INVESTIGATION $    179
GARBAGE TRUCK ANNUAL LICENSE (PER VEHICLE) $ 3,282
SMALL TRANSFER STATION ANNUAL LICENSE $ 1,014
MEDIUM TRANSFER STATION ANNUAL LICENSE $10,014
LARGE TRANSFER STATION ANNUAL LICENSE $30,014
APPLICATION FOR HEALTH PERMIT TO OPERATE- SOLID WASTE FACILITY $    341
FIRE DEPARTMENT REFERRAL $    120
ZONING REFERRAL $    141
SOLID WASTE FACILITY PLAN REVIEW- Deposit (Up to 6 hours) $ 1,146
FEDERAL FACILITY REFUSE COLLECTION APPLICATION REVIEW- Deposit (Up to 3 hours) $    573
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICES, PERMIT REVIEW, OR TRAINING SERVICES
    (Hourly Rate)
$    191
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICES, PERMIT REVIEW, OR TRAINING SERVICES
    (Non-Regular Working Hours)
$    199
HEARING FILING FEE $    158
   
Tattoo and Body Piercing
Fee
TATTOO & PIERCING FACILITIES APPLICATION $   350
TATTOO & PIERCING FACILITIES $1,372
ANNUAL LICENSE FEE FOR TATTOO & PIERCING PRACTITIONER $   100
ZONING REFERRAL
(mandatory for tattoo establishments, massage establishments, and food establishments)
$   141
 
Tobacco
Fee
RETAIL TOBACCO SALES ANNUAL LICENSE $   296
RETAIL TOBACCO SALES APPLICATION $     80
 
Vector Control and Healthy Housing - Healthy Homes and Neighborhoods
Fee
APARTMENT BUILDINGS Click here for fee schedule
HOTELS Click here for fee schedule
 
Wells and Water Quality
Cross Connection (fees below are FY 14-15)
Fee
APPLICATION FEE $   180
BACKFLOW DEVICE REINSPECTION FEE - Hourly Rate $   191
BACK FLOW TAG $     12
EXAMINATION $     95
TESTERS - ANNUAL LICENSE $     89
TRAINING FOR CERTIFICATION $   130
Monitoring Wells and Soil Borings
Fee
APPLICATION FEE (Also requires $800 Deposit Fee) - UNLESS LOP SITE $   376
INSPECTOR - Hourly Rate $   227
LOP APPLICATION (Also requires $340 application fee) $   315
WATER WELLS - ANNUAL LICENSE $     74
Swimming Pools
Fee
PERMIT - 6 MONTH - ANNUAL LICENSE $   592
PERMIT - YEAR ROUND - ANNUAL LICENSE $   651
Alternate Water Source Systems
INITIAL APPLICATION FEE FOR:
Fee
1. RAINWATER $1,544
2. NSF 350 SYSTEMS $2,688
3. FOUNDATION DRAINAGE $5,032
4. GRAYWATER $5,032
5. BLACK WATER $9,034
6. TRANSFER OF ANY PERMIT $   229
ANNUAL LICENSE FEE FOR:
Fee
1. RAINWATER $   472
2. NSF 350 SYSTEMS $   929
3. FOUNDATION DRAINAGE $1,387
4. GRAYWATER $1,387
5. BLACK WATER $1,844
 
Weights and Measures
Fee
Business Location Fee $ 100
Device fees:
Fee per Device
Admin. Fee
Maximum charge per location (Cap)
Computing Scale $ 20 $1.10 $ 1000
Counter Scale $ 50 $1.10 No Cap
Counter/Other less than 100lbs $ 20 $1.10 $ 1000
Crane Scale $ 50 $1.10 No Cap
Dormant/Port. Platform Scale $ 150 $8.00 No Cap
Hopper and Tank Scales $ 250 $12.00 No Cap
Hanging Scale $ 20 $1.10 No Cap
Livestock and Animal Scale $ 150 $8.00 No Cap
Monorails & Meat Beams $ 50 $1.10 No Cap
Prescription/Jewelers Scales $ 80 $1.10 No Cap
Railway Scales $ 250 $12.00 No Cap
Vehicle Scales $ 250 No Cap
Misc. Weighing Devices $ 20 $1.10 $ 1000
CNG Meters $ 20 $1.10 $ 1000
Electric Submeters $ 3 $0.10 No Cap
Fabric, Cordage, Wire Measure $ 20 $1.10 $ 1000
Grease & Lube Meters $ 20 $1.10 $ 1000
Liquified Gas Meters $ 185 $8.00 No Cap
Odometers $ 60 $1.10 $ 340
Retail Motor Fuel Meters $ 20 $1.10 $ 1000
Retail Meters $ 20 $1.10 $ 1000
Retail Water Meters $ 20 $1.10 $ 1000
Tanks (Liquid Test) $ 20 $1.10 $ 1000
Taximeters $ 20 $1.10 No Cap
Vapor Submeters $ 4 $0.10 No Cap
Vehicle Meters $ 75 $1.10 No Cap
Water Submeters $ 2 $0.10 No Cap
Wholesale Meters $ 75 $1.10 No Cap
Misc. Measuring Devices $ 20 $1.10 $ 1000
Re-inspection fees:
Hourly rate
Mileage rate
Scales less than 3,000 lbs capacity $ 100 $1.75
All Scales greater than 3,000 lbs capacity $ 130 $3.00
Retail Gasoline Dispensers $ 100 $1.70
Wholesale Petroleum Meters $ 100 $1.75
Liquified Petroleum Gas Meters
$ 100
$2.50
Taximeters $ 130 $3.00
Utility (Gas, Water, Electric) Submeters $ 70 $1.00
All Other Commercial Devices $ 70 $1.00
Non-commercial device fees:
Hourly rate
Mileage rate
Scales less than 3,000 lbs capacity $ 100 $1.75
All Scales greater than 3,000 lbs capacity $ 130 $3.00
Retail Gasoline Dispensers $ 100 $1.70
Wholesale Petroleum Meters $ 100 $1.75
Liquified Petroleum Gas Meters $ 100 $2.50
Taximeters $ 130 $3.00
Utility (Gas, Water, Electric) Submeters $ 70 $1.00
All Other Commercial Devices $ 70 $1.00
Point of Sale device fees:
Fee per Device
Maximum charge per location (Cap)
POS- Business Location Fee $ 75
POS-Point of Sale Station Fee (each) $ 14 $773.00