Department of Building Inspection

Former Mayor Willie Brown moved into the Millennium Tower earlier this month. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Supervisor Peskin blames faulty Millennium Tower on ‘political interference,’ plans to lead investigation

Political pressure may have compromised the duties of San Francisco building officials…

 

First-of-its-kind report details code enforcement cases in SF homes

First-of-its-kind report details code enforcement cases in SF homes

San Francisco has been in the national spotlight in recent years for…

 

Port of San FranciscoMel Murphy

SF port commissioner faces lawsuit after home crumbles

City Attorney Dennis Herrera has filed a lawsuit against controversial former Building…

 

Mike koozmin/S.f. Examiner file photoSome tenants of The Negev Sixth have filed complaints about unsecure doors

SRO tenants’ tales tell scary story

Craigslist ads, Facebook posts and The Negev's own website tout 219 Sixth…

Mike koozmin/S.f. Examiner file photoSome tenants of The Negev Sixth have filed complaints about unsecure doors
Board of Supervisors President David Chiu has introduced legislation that will create new and clear regulations for developers opting to incorporate advanced water-recycling  systems.

Water reuse legislation flows ahead

San Francisco developers are being encouraged to start putting shower water or…

Board of Supervisors President David Chiu has introduced legislation that will create new and clear regulations for developers opting to incorporate advanced water-recycling  systems.
Malia Cohen

Landlord to pay $800K for violations

Officials hope that problem landlords note an $800,000 settlement recently reached with…

Malia Cohen
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerFrom the second Rincon Hill tower to the Central Subway transit project

San Francisco immersed in construction boom

Although there may not be a towering construction crane on every corner…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerFrom the second Rincon Hill tower to the Central Subway transit project

Bill would improve egg-laying hens’ lives

Your editorial (“Bill’s defeat a win for animal welfare,” June 25) misrepresents…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerChange: Above: Building Inspection Commissioner Debra Walker

Speculation rife that DBI director was ousted politically

Four years after taking over a department plagued by corruption, the director…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerChange: Above: Building Inspection Commissioner Debra Walker

Jane Kim gets down to business

Newly inaugurated District 6 Supervisor Jane Kim wasted little time to take…

Lingering blight costs owners

The owners of more than 300 problem properties in The City that…

More scrutiny planned this week for shipyard redevelopment plans

Plans to redevelop Hunters Point Naval Shipyard will again be discussed by…

City demanding sprinklers in high rise buildings

The City is cracking down on property owners that haven’t installed, or…