Last Updated: 01/24/2024

Mills Act (MLS) Historical Property Contract

Chapter 71 of the San Francisco Administrative Code allows the City and County of San Francisco to enter into a preservation contract with local property owners who restore and preserve qualified historic properties. In exchange for maintaining and preserving a historic property, the owner receives a property tax reduction.

Deadline for submitting: before May 1 of each year.

For questions about the Mills Act application, please contact

For background information on the Mills Act, please see Planning Director Bulletin 8 or visit the California Office of Historic Preservation.

For questions, you can call the Planning counter at 628.652.7300 or email where planners are able to assist you.

Español: Para información en Español llamar al 628.652.7550. Tenga en cuenta que el Departamento de Planificación necesitará al menos un día hábil para responder.

中文: 如果您需要中文的帮助, 请致电628.652.7550。请注意, 计划部门至少需要一个工作日才能做出回应。

Tagalog: Para sa impormasyon sa Tagalog tumawag sa 628.652.7550. Paki tandaan na mangangailangan ang Planning Department ng hindi kukulangin sa isang araw na pantrabaho para makasagot.