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Health Code Article 31

Revised Regulations -- Opportunity to Comment

San Francisco Health Code Article 31 governs shipyard redevelopment. The program ensures that redevelopment work that disturbs soils is conducted in a safe manner and protects the public's health.

The following announcement about revised regulations is also available in Spanish, Filipino, and Chinese.




The Director of Environmental Health would like your comments on proposed new Regulations for Health Code Article 31. The changes will affect companies that move dirt at The Shipyard project and the plans they submit to protect public health and safety. Please email your comments to by Friday April 3, 2020.







Article 31 applies at The Shipyard for large earth moving projects






and small jobs like installing and maintaining common area landscapes.







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Making a Complaint

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