Laundry and Pet Facility Permits
A permit from Environmental Health is required to operate a:
- Dog Kennel
- Pet shop
- Pet hospital
Fill out the following three forms:
- Application for permit to operate or certificate of sanitation (pdf)
- Zoning referral (pdf) (Not applicable to existing laundromats, only *NEWLY* constructed ones)
- Fire Marshall Referral Form (pdf) (Not applicable to existing animal facilities, only *NEWLY* constructed ones)
Send or deliver all of the above forms and include the appropriate permit fee to:
Department of Public Health, Environmental Health Branch
1390 Market Street, Suite 210
San Francisco, CA 94102
For all of the abovementioned facilities, a hearing for potential permit protests is required. The fee is $80 for required advertisement of the hearing.
For any information regarding animal welfare within animal facilities, contact Animal Care and Control.
If you would like to make a complaint regarding a laundromat, pet facility or other Environmental Health issues, you may call or visit 311.
- Service 24x7
San Francisco Department of Public Health Environmental Health Branch