San Francisco-area students: how would you change the law. Win $1,000. Make an impact.

Reimagine SF from Supervisor Mark Farrell on Vimeo.

How would you improve the laws of San Francisco? This is your chance to redesign the rules of the city, and earn a shot at a $1,000 scholarship. Here's how it works:

  1. Imagine A Better San Francisco: Think about what you like best - and like least - about living in San Francisco. Odds are, there's a law to match. How would you fix what you don't like, or build on what you do? Sky's the limit.
  2. Find the Laws You Care About: Now that you have a vision for improving city life, visit Browse and search through the laws to find what you care about most.
  3. Read, React, ReimagineSF: Read the laws. Decide how you'd improve them. Post your changes to each law right at the bottom of the page using Disqus. Your ideas will go straight to the Board of Supervisors for action. The top suggestions will be collected right here.
  4. Tell Your Friends to Upvote: Share a link to your ideas with your friends, family, and the world. Ask them to upvote your idea, or leave a comment in support. That makes your idea float to the top, which is where you want to be to win a $1,000 scholarship.

San Francisco Supervisor Mark Farrell will select the 5 best ideas, turn each into actual legislation, then put them to the Board of Supervisors for a vote. Oh, and those 5 student-legislators will each earn $1,000 for school. Make an impact. Win a scholarship. ReimagineSF.

Top Comments

  1. Avatar for ynottony

    Where can I find the most updated fire / building codes for the construction of automatic fire sprinklers in san francisco, 4 bedroom flats?

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  2. Avatar for Jason E. Miller
    PENALTY FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR IN COURT (§ 993.)—San Francisco Decoded

    An attorney can help you clear up a failure to appear warrant for a felony or misdemeanor issued by a judge or court in San Francisco County. http://www.ticketcrusherslaw.c...

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  3. Avatar for Cec
    MINIMUM LOT WIDTH AND AREA (§ 121.)—San Francisco Decoded

    is it true that a structure built by a neighbor has to be setback at least 20 ft from our

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  4. Avatar for ThomBombadil
    CURB PARKING – WHITE ZONES (§ 7.2.27.)—San Francisco Decoded

    every legal space should have a meter 24/7 so that know for sure it is ok to park there. Also to help pay costs of storing your car on very valuable real estate.
    or keep it in your garage?

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  5. Avatar for ThomBombadil
    PARKING PROHIBITED FOR MORE THAN 72 HOURS (§ 7.2.29.)—San Francisco Decoded

    you mentioned graffiti in your post?

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  6. Avatar for ThomBombadil
    PARKING PROHIBITED FOR MORE THAN 72 HOURS (§ 7.2.29.)—San Francisco Decoded

    fix the vehicle so that it is immobile
    then call

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  7. Avatar for Tom G.
    CURB PARKING – WHITE ZONES (§ 7.2.27.)—San Francisco Decoded

    This city is filled with inbred liberal idiots like the one above. Fuck SF and the public municipalities in this stupid city

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    About ReimagineSF

    San Francisco-area students have a stake in our city but too often don't have a voice. Together, we can fix that. Just like SF resident Gary Rabkin fixed a dumb bike law.. Giving young San Francisco residents the chance to have a say in city government is what ReimagineSF is all about. The ReimagineSF Civic Engagement Scholarship is brought to you by Supervisor Mark Farrell and The OpenGov Foundation. Please read the contest rules, terms and conditions.

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