Place of Assembly Permit, Operation

Approved A-2 event spaces (intended for food and/or drink consumption) or A-3 event spaces (intended for worship, recreation, amusement, or other assembly), authorized to have more than 49 occupants, require a San Francisco Fire Department Operational Permit.


Fee: $375

Issuing Department

SF Fire Department

Agency Type



There are many possible Fire Department permit types, each of which offer permission to maintain, store, use or handle materials, or to conduct processes which produce conditions hazardous to life or property, or to install equipment used in connection with such activities. See San Francisco Fire Department guidelines and requirements to understand more.

Permit Documents

The following documents are part of this permit. Fill out the necessary forms and submit them to the issuing department to apply.