Most events happening in San Francisco will need
permits from at least
one of the agencies listed below. Let EPS help! We have established
excellent working relationships with:
The San Francisco Police DepartmentPermit Details!
SFPD Phone List
SFPD Permits List
- Itinerant Event Permit
- Sound Permit
- One Night Dance Permit
- Security Plan
- Traffic Plan
Also - The Captain at Central Station must approve events at Pier 35 & Pier 45, and the Captain at Southern Station must approve events at Pier 30-32.
The San Francisco Fire DepartmentPermit Details!
- Public Assembly Permit
- Propane/Compressed Gas Permit
- Barbecue/Open Flame Permit
- Tent & Canopy Permit
- San Francisco Paramedic Division
The San Francisco Department of Public HealthPermit Details!
- Food Vendor Permit
- Required for any public event
The Department of Recreation and ParksPermit Details!
- Facility Permit -
Department of Public WorksPermit Details!
- Temporary Occupancy Permit - Stages or other structures on public streets
The San Francisco Film and Video Commission
SF Board of Supervisors
US Park Police
GGNRA - Golden Gate National Recreation Area
While we work closely with each of these agencies, we can't always perform miracles.
Most San Francisco Agencies require 30 to 90 days to process permits, check our Deadlines page for more information. Call us early - (415) 346-2381.