Department of Building Inspection Annual Report - Page 6

DBI Stats for FY 2014 – 2015 DBI oversees the building and life safety for over 200,000 commercial and residential buildings in the City’s 49 square miles. Enforces the effective, efficient, fair and safe code enforcement of the City and County's Building, Housing, Plumbing, Electrical, and Mechanical Codes, along with Disability Access Regulations for all who live, work and visit San Francisco. Maintains the habitability of over 20,000 apartments and 500 residential hotels. • Issued over 68,000 number of permits with over 5,700 permits issued monthly with close to 275 permits issued daily. • Conducted over 154,000 inspections with close to 13,000 inspections conducted monthly and over 600 conducted daily with over 97% of inspections occurring within two business days of request. • Received an average of 300 complaints monthly with 84% processed within three business days. • Produced a total of over 7,400 3R Reports with 96% of reports issued within 7 business days. • Processed a total of 14,000 Record Requests with 86% processed over-the-counter. *Average based on 250 working days, not 365 days 6 DBI FY 2014 – 2015 Annual Report