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Information for City of San Francisco Soft-Story Building Owners

As September 15, 2013, six thousand building owners will receive a letter and screening form from the Department of Building Inspection. The purpose of this Screening Form is to verify whether notified buildings are subject to the Wood-Frame Seismic Retrofit Program or are exempt.

Buildings under the scope of SF ordinance have to meet the following criteria:

For more information regarding the soft story screening forms click here.

For more information about the San Francisco retrofit requirements, or to set up an appointment for us to look at your building, please email us at or call our office at (510) 272-9999.

More information about the City of San Francisco’s soft-story ordinance can be found at, or

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