Living Roof Manual
Publication Date: October 2015
This manual is an overview of the major policy, design, construction and maintenance issues associated with living roofs in San Francisco. Those interested in designing, installing or advocating for living roofs are highly encouraged to consult this manual for advice and guidance. This manual contains a number of recommended guidelines that will help to ensure a successful living roof in San Francisco’s unique climate. This manual is not a substitute for professional design, engineering or construction advice.