Most projects and activities in San Francisco Bay and along its shoreline require a permit from BCDC. Find resources here to learn about the permitting process and apply for a permit.

Apply for a BCDC permit

How it works

Amend a BCDC permit

Already have a permit? If there has been a change to the project’s design or schedule, you may need to request an amendment to your permit.

Meet our permit teams

BCDC has several specialized teams responsible for reviewing permit applications.