Ethics Commission
City and County of San Francisco

Permit Consultant Reporting

What Must be Reported

Permit consultants must disclose: their names, employers, and contact information; the names and contact information for their clients with “major projects” or “minor projects”; the compensation they received or expected to receive from these clients during the reporting period; the officers and employees of the Department of Building Inspection, the Entertainment Commission, the Planning Department, and the Department of Public Works whom they contacted about their clients’ major or minor projects during the reporting period; and certain campaign contributions they made during the reporting period.

When and Where are Reports Due

Quarterly disclosure reports must subsequently be filed with the Ethics Commission according to the following schedule:

Due Date Period Covered
April 15 January 1 through March 31
July 15 April 1 through June 30
October 15 July 1 through September 30
January 15 October 1 through December 31

Disclosure Report

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How to File

A permit consultant may file the quarterly reports with the Ethics Commission by sending a PDF copy of the signed report to the Commission’s email address ( The Ethics Commission will also accept paper copies of this report delivered (e.g. by mail) directly to the Commission’s office. Copies delivered by mail must be postmarked by the due date to be timely filed. 

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