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 SAN FRANCISCO PLANNING COMMISSION

 

Notice of Meeting

&

Calendar

 

Commission Chamber - Room 400

City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

Thursday, September 7, 2000

1:30 PM

 

Regular Meeting

 

 

President:  Anita Theoharis

Vice President:  Beverly Mills

Commissioners:  Dennis Antenore, Hector Chinchilla, Cynthia Joe, Jim Salinas, Jr.

 

Commission Secretary:  Linda D. Avery


Commission Calendars are available on the Internet at http://www.ci.sf.ca.us/planning or as a recorded message at (415) 558-6422.

THE AGENDA PACKET IS AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW AT THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT, 1660 MISSION ST., 5TH FLOOR RECEPTION


 

Commission Meeting Procedures

 

Material submitted by the public for Commission review prior to a scheduled hearing should be received by the Planning Department Reception Counter at 1660 Mission Street, Fifth Floor, no later than 5:00 PM the Wednesday (eight days) prior to the scheduled public hearing.  Persons unable to attend a hearing may submit written comments regarding a calendared item to the Commission at the above listed address.  Comments received by 11:30 AM on the day of the hearing will be made part of the official record and will be brought  to the attention of the Planning Commission at the public hearing.  Otherwise, submit material related to a calendared item at the scheduled hearing for distribution.  For complete distribution to all Commissioners, necessary staff and case/docket/correspondence files, submit an original plus 10 copies.

 


Pursuant to Government Code Section 65009, if you challenge, in court, (1) the adoption or amendment of a general plan, (2) the adoption or amendment of a zoning ordinance, (3) the adoption or amendment of any regulation attached to a specific plan, (4) the adoption, amendment or modification of a development agreement, or (5) the approval of a variance, conditional use authorization, or any permit, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Planning Commission, at, or prior to, the public hearing.

 

Commission action on Conditional Uses and reclassification may be appealed to the Board of Supervisors within 30 days.  Call (415) 554-5184 for more information.  Commission actions after Discretionary Review may be appealed to the Board of Appeals within 15 days of action by the Central Permit Bureau. Call (415) 554-6720 for more information.  Zoning Administrator action on a Variance application may be appealed to the Board of Appeals within 10 days of issuance of the written decision.

 

The Commission has instituted a policy that, in most cases, they will not call an item for consideration after 10:00 PM.  If an item is scheduled but not called or introduced prior to 10:00 PM, the Commission may continue the matter to the next available hearing.  Items listed on this calendar will not be heard before the stated time.

 

For more information related to Planning Commission matters, please call Linda D. Avery, Commission Secretary, at (415) 558-6407

 

Accessible Meeting Policy

 

Hearings are held at City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 400, Fourth Floor, San Francisco, CA.  The closest accessible BART Station is the Civic Center Station located at the intersection of Market, Hyde and Grove Streets.  Accessible curb side parking has been designated at points along McAllister Street. Accessible MUNI Lines serving City Hall are the 42 Downtown Loop, 9 San Bruno and 71 Haight/Noriega and the F Line.  Accessible MUNI Metro Lines are the  J, K, L, M, and N.  For more information regarding MUNI accessible services, call (415) 923-6142.  American sign language interpreters and/or a sound enhancement system will be available upon request by contacting Dorothy Jaymes at (415) 558-6403 at least 72 hours prior to a hearing.  Individuals with severe allergies, environmental illnesses, multiple chemical sensitivity or related disabilities should call our accessibility hotline at (415) 554-8925 to discuss meeting accessibility.  In order to assist the Citys efforts to accommodate such people, attendees at public meetings are reminded that other attendees may be sensitive to various chemical based products.  Please help the City to accommodate these individuals.

 

Know Your Rights Under the Sunshine Ordinance

 

Government's duty is to serve the public, reaching its decisions in full view of the public.  Commissions, boards, councils and other agencies of the City and County exist to conduct the people's business.  This ordinance assures that deliberations are conducted before the people and that City operations are open to the people's review.

 

For more information on your rights under the Sunshine Ordinance (Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code) or to report a violation of the ordinance, contact Donna Hall  Administrator, 1 Dr. Carlton Goodlett Place, Room 244, by phone at (415) 554-7724, by fax at (415) 554-5163 or by E-mail at Donna_Hall@ci.sf.ca.us.

 

Copies of the Sunshine Ordinance can be obtained from the Clerk of the Sunshine Task Force,  the San Francisco Library and on the Citys website at www.ci.sf.ca.us/bdsupvrs/sunshine.

 

COMMUNICATIONS

 

Note: Each item on the Consent or Regular calendar may include the following documents:

   1) Planning Department Case Executive Summary

   2) Planning Department Case Report

   3) Draft Motion or Resolution with Findings and/or Conditions

   4) Public Correspondence

These items will be available for review at the Planning Department, 1660 Mission Street, 5th Floor Reception.

 

 

 

 


1:30 PM   _________

 

ROLL CALL:      Commission President:              Anita Theoharis

Commission Vice President:       Beverly Mills

Commissioners:                                     Dennis Antenore, Hector Chinchilla, Cynthia Joe,

Jim Salinas, Jr.

 

A.         ITEMS PROPOSED FOR CONTINUANCE

 

1.         2000.496D                                                                                        (MEHRA: 558-6257)

419 - 35TH AVENUE, Building Permit Application No. 20000127454, Case No. 2000.496D, for the property at 419 - 35th Avenue, Lot 4 in Assessor's Block 1467, proposing to construct a 19 foot deep, two story addition at the rear of the existing single-family dwelling and to add a one car garage adjacent to the existing one car garage at the front of the property.  This property is in an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Do not take Discretionary Review and approve the Building Permit Application as submitted.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of August 24, 2000)

Discretionary Review Withdrawn

 

2.         2000.824C                                                                                       ( YOUNG: 558-6346)

1351 GRANT AVENUE, west side between Vallejo and Green Streets; Lot 002 in Assessor’s Block 0131: -- Request to consider conditional use revocation per Planning Code Section 303(f) of a prior conditional use authorization to allow the establishment of a full-service restaurant and bar, approximately 3,400 square feet in floor area, within the North Beach Neighborhood Commercial District and 40-X Height and Bulk District. 

Preliminary Recommendation: Approve with conditions

(Proposed for continuance to September 14, 2000)

 

3.        2000.386C                                                                                         (YOUNG: 558-6346)

1333-1335 PACIFIC AVENUE, south side between Leavenworth and  Hyde Streets; Lot 036 in Assessor's Block 0184: -- Request for Conditional Use Authorization pursuant to Section 711.83 of the Planning Code to install a total of three antennas and a base receiver station on an existing six-story residential over commercial building as part of Sprint's wireless telecommunications network in a NC-2 (Small Scale Neighborhood Commercial) District, Garment Shop Special Use District, and a 65-A Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Pending

(Proposed for continuance to November 9, 2000)

 

B.         PUBLIC COMMENT

 

At this time, members of the public may address the Commission on items of interest to the public that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Commission except agenda items.  With respect to agenda items, your opportunity to address the Commission will be afforded when the item is reached in the meeting with one exception.  When the agenda item has already been reviewed in a public hearing at which members of the public were allowed to testify and the Commission has closed the public hearing, your opportunity to address the Commission must be exercised during the Public Comment portion of the Calendar.  Each member of the public may address the Commission for up to three minutes.  If it is demonstrated that comments by the public will exceed 15 minutes, the President or chairperson may continue Public Comment to another time during the meeting.


AThe Brown Act forbids a commission from taking action or discussing any item not appearing on the posted agenda, including those items raised at public comment.  In response to public comment, the commission is limited to:

(1)  responding to statements made or questions posed by members of the public; or

(2)  requesting staff to report back on a matter at a subsequent meeting; or

(3)  directing staff to place the item on a future agenda.  (Government Code Section 54954.2(a))

 

C.         COMMISSIONERS’ QUESTIONS AND MATTERS

 

4.        Consideration of Adoption - draft minutes of August 3 and 10, 2000.

 

5.        Commission Matters

 

D.         DIRECTOR’S REPORT

 

6.        Director’s Announcements.

 

7.        Review of Past Week’s Events at the Board of Supervisors & Board of Appeals.

 

E.         REGULAR CALENDAR

 

8.                                                                                                                      (RICH: 558­6345)

General Plan Referral for urban design aspects of the Third Street Light Rail Project, including, station platforms, street lighting, trackway paving, and other urban design elements.

Preliminary Recomendation: Finding of conformance with the General Plan.

 

9.        99.821E                                                                                            (WYCKO: 558.5972)

166-178 TOWNSEND STREET Lot 12 of Assessor’s Block 3788 on the north side of Townsend Street between Second and Third Streets at northeast corner of Townsend Street and Clarence Place - Appeal of Preliminary Negative Declaration for the proposed renovation and expansion of existing contributory building in the South End Historic District.  The proposed project would convert a former auto repair garage to 24,999 square feet of office space and 25,0001 square feet of business service/multimedia space, with 18 independently accessible or up to 35 valet parking spaces.  An exception to San Francisco Planning Ode parking requirements would be sought under sections 161(M and 307(g).  The rear interior of the existing structure would be new construction and would include replacement of the existing peaked roof, which has an average height of 42 feet, with a flat roof at a height of 50 feet.  The interior of the front portion of the existing structure would be reconfigured but its exterior dimensions and roof height would be unchanged.  The proposed site is located in a Service/Light Industrial (SLI) District                           .

Preliminary Recommendation: Uphold Preliminary Negative Declaration

(Continued from Regular Meeting of July 27, 2000)

 

10.      1999.812E                                                                                  (DEUTSCH: 558-5965)


3200 CALIFORNIA STREET, JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER OF SAN FRANCISCO; Public Hearing on the Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR).  North side between Presidio Avenue and Walnut Street; Assessor’s Block 1021, Lots 5, 6, 24, 25, 28, 29 and 31­37;  within an RM­1 (Residential, Mixed, Low Density) Zoning District, the Sacramento Street Neighborhood Commercial District, and the 40­X Height and Bulk District.   The proposed project would demolish the existing Jewish Community Center (JCC) and the four other structures on the project site for the construction of a three­story community center building containing approximately 120,225 gross square feet, excluding parking.  The new building would range in height from about 50 to 61 feet.  The new building would accommodate JCC community, recreational and educational uses which would be generally a continuation of its current programs.  New or expanded space would include an expanded theater/auditorium, additional meeting rooms and classrooms, and a new restaurant and a retail store.  The fitness and recreation facilities would be expanded to contain a lap pool, recreational pool and new workout areas.  The project would provide up to 181 parking spaces in two below­grade parking levels in an approximately 89,000 gross­square­foot garage.  The project includes the establishment of a proposed California Street and Presidio Avenue Community Center Special Use District, and modification of the Height and Bulk District from the current 40­X to a proposed 65­X.

Preliminary Recommendation: No Action Required

The public comment period for the draft EIR closes at 5:00 PM, on September 12, 2000.

 

11.      2000.009E                                                                            (JAROSLAWSKY: 558-5970)

1800 MISSION STREET - THE ARMORY ­Appeal of a Preliminary Negative Declaration.  Assessors block 3547, lot 001.  The project site contains the State Armory building, a city landmark containing approximately 200,000 square feet.  The proposed project includes rehabilitation of the building, addition and conversion of use from vacant to office use.  The total new square footage of the structure would be approximately 300,000 and would include 32 below­ground, off­street parking spaces and a loading area.  There would be no substantial expansion of the building envelope.  The 68,722 square foot project site is composed of one lot containing frontages on Mission, Fourteenth and Julian Streets.  The site is within a C­M (Heavy Commercial) District and 65­B Height and Bulk District within the Mission District neighborhood.  A variance would be required to provide fewer than the Planning Code required amount of parking and loading spaces.

Preliminary Recommendation: Uphold Preliminary Negative Declaration

(Continued from Regular Meeting of August 10, 2000)

 

12a.    1999.668!BEKX                                                                                   (NIXON:  558-6341)

38-44 TEHAMA  STREET (also known as 543 Howard Street), north side of Howard Street between First and Second Streets, Lot 111 in Assessor’s Block 3736 -- Request for Determination of Compliance pursuant to Section 309 with respect to a proposal (1) to  renovate the existing building interior, including remodeling the foyer, adding three elevators and adding two new stairwells; (2) construct a third and fourth level atop the building to a new height of 64 feet along Tehama Street; and (3) convert up to 49,950 square feet on the first, mezzanine, second, third and fourth floors of the building to office use.  The entrance to the office space would be on Howard street.  Approximately 24,000 square feet of existing non­office space in the basement and in the rear of the first floor and first floor mezzanine would be retained.  The entrance to the non­office space would be on Tehama Street.  There is no parking on this site and none is proposed.  The project is within a C-3-O (SD) (Downtown Office-Special Development) District and 200­X / 350-S Height and Bulk Districts.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of August 17, 2000)

 

12b.    1999.668!BEKX                                                                                   (NIXON:  558-6341)


38-44 TEHAMA STREET , (also known as 543 Howard Street), north side of Howard Street between First and Second Streets, Lot 111 in Assessor’s Block 3736 -- Request under Planning Code Sections 320-322 (Office Development Limitation Program) to allow the creation of up to 49,950 square feet of office space in an existing industrially-occupied building of approximately 49,000 square feet proposed for expansion to approximately 73,000 square feet.  Approximately 24,000 square feet of existing non­office space would be retained.  The project is within a C-3-O (SD) (Downtown Office-Special Development) District and 200­X /  350-S Height and Bulk Districts.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of August 17, 2000)  

 

13.      1999.668!BEKX                                                                                   (NIXON:  558-6341)

38-44 TEHAMA STREET, (also known as 543 Howard Street), south side of Howard Street between First and Second Streets, Assessor’s Block 3736, Lot 111, within a C-3-O(SD) (Downtown Office-Special Development District) and 200-X /350-S Height and Bulk Districts -- Appeal to the Planning Commission of determination by staff of the Planning Department of square footage of office development pursuant to Section 313 of the Planning Code.

(Continued from August 17, 2000 Hearing)

 

14a.    2000.725C                                                                                        (KEYLON: 558-6613)

                       2500 MARKET STREET, north side between Diamond and Castro Streets, thru lot from Market Street to 17th Street, Lot 1 in Assessor’s Block 2648­ Request for Conditional Use Authorization under Planning Code Section 209.2(a) to use the existing structure as transitional housing for up to 15 homeless youths within an RH­3 (Residential, House, Three­Family) District and 40­X Height and Bulk District. The Zoning Administrator will conduct a joint hearing on a request for an off­street parking variance under Planning Code Section 151 and usable open space variance under Planning Code Section 135.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions

(Continued from Regular Meeting of August 24, 2000)

 

14b.      2000.725V                                                                                      (KEYLON: 558-6613)

                        2500 MARKET STREET, north side between Diamond and Castro Streets, thru lot from Market Street to 17th Street; Lot 1 in Assessor­s Block 2648 in an RH­3 (Residential House, Three­Family) District and 40­X Height and Bulk District. OFF­STREET PARKING AND USABLE OPEN SPACE VARIANCES SOUGHT: The proposal is to establish transitional housing for up to 15 homeless youths in the currently vacant two­story, former City Athletic Club building, without providing any required off­street parking or usable open space. 

(Continued from Regular Meeting of August 24, 2000)

 

15.        2000.666C                                                                                     (KEYLON: 558-6613)

                        4515A - 18TH STREET, south side between Clover and Douglass Streets, Lot 44 in Assessor’s Block 2691- Request for Conditional Use Authorization under Planning Code Sections 209.2(d) to establish a bed and breakfast inn, with two guestrooms, within the upper unit of an existing three story, two-unit building in an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) District and 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions

 

The following items will not be heard before 3:30 p.m.

 

16.        2000.099CD                                                                                           (KIM: 558-6290)

            1306- 10TH AVENUE, east side between Irving and Judah Streets; Lot 041 in Assessor’s Block 1764 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization pursuant to Section 711.39 of the Planning Code to demolish an existing single-family dwelling and construct a new three-story-over-garage, three-unit building in a NC-2 (Small-Scale Neighborhood Commercial) District, and pending Inner Sunset Neighborhood Commercial District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions

 

 


17.        2000.099D                                                                                              (KIM: 558-6290)

1306 10TH AVENUE, east side between Irving and Judah Streets, Lot 041, Assessor’s Block 1764.  Request for Discretionary Review of PBA Nos. 9913261 and 9913262, for the demolition of the two-story-over-garage, single-family dwelling and new construction of a three-story-over-garage, three unit building with its required off-street parking spaces.  The subject property is zoned NC-2 (Small-Scale Neighborhood Commercial) District and pending Inner Sunset Neighborhood Commercial District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.  The proposal is within the buildable area and meets all Planning Code requirements.

Preliminary Recommendation: Do not take DR and approve project as submitted.

 

18.        2000.210C                                                                                       (MARTIN: 558-6616)

2773 FOLSOM STREET, east side between 23rd and 24th Streets, Lot 027 in Assessor's Block 3640 - Request for a Conditional Use Authorization to allow the construction of four dwelling units at a density ratio up to one dwelling unit for each 1,500 square feet of lot area (Section 209.1(g) of the Planning Code) in an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation:  Approve with conditions.

 

19.        2000.538C                                                                                       (MARTIN: 558-6616)

                        3333 - 25TH STREET, also known as 1045 Capp Street, at the southeast corner of 25th Street and Capp Street, Lot 045, Assessor’s Block 6527 -- Request for Conditional Use Authorization under Section 209.6(b) of the Planning Code to install a total of sixteen (16) antennae on the roof of the existing building, comprised of four (4) sectors with four (4) antennae per sector, with the base transceiver station to be located on the roof, as part of a wireless communication network in an RM-2 (Residential, Mixed) Moderate Density Zoning District and 50-X Height and Bulk Districts.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approve with conditions

 

20.        2000.262C                                                                                           (CHIN: 575-6897)

930 GOUGH STREET, northwest corner at Turk Street; Lot 009 in Assessor's Block 0744: -- Request for Conditional Use authorization pursuant to Section 209.6 of the Planning Code to install a total of two antennas and a base transceiver station on an existing three-story building, known as St. Paulus Lutheran Church, as part of Sprint's wireless telecommunications network in an RM-4 (High Density) District and a 80-B Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions

 

21.        2000.425C                                                                                             (TAM: 558-6325)

                        1649 OCEAN AVENUE, southeast corner of Ocean Avenue and Faxon Avenue; Lot 27 in Assessor’s Block 6935 - Request for a Conditional Use authorization to allow the establishment of a public use (Ingleside Branch public library) in a building previously used as a bank, pursuant to Planning Code Section 711.83, in an NC-2 (Small-Scale Neighborhood Commercial) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions

 

22.        2000.742Z                                                                                          (LORD: 558-6311)

                        INNER SUNSET NEIGHBORHOOD COMMERCIAL DISTRICT - Consideration of proposed map amendments to reclassify the following Assessor’s Blocks and Lots from Inner Sunset Neighborhood Commercial District, zoning to RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) District.  Street Address (Assessor’s Block/Lot) - 1314 - 10th Avenue (1764/039), 1310 - 10th Avenue (1764/040), and 1306 - 10th Avenue (1764/041).

 

23.        98.281Z                                                                                        (GORDON: 558-6309)


185 BERRY STREET, China Basin Landing Project; Lot 5 in Assessor's Block 3803 (bounded by Third, Berry and Fourth Streets and the China Basin Channel) -- Request under Planning Code Section 302 for an amendment to the Planning Code's zoning map to change the height and bulk district classification on Assessor's Block 3803, Lot 5 from 60-X to 90-X to allow the construction of a three-story vertical addition to an existing three-story, 40-foot tall building for a total height of approximately 87 feet.  The proposed project at the site would contain up to 120,000 gross square feet of office space and up to 54 dwelling units. The property is within a M-2 (Heavy Industrial) District, the Mixed Use Housing Area of the IPZ Industrial Protection Zone), the proposed Ballpark Vicinity Special District's South End Office District, and is currently within the 60-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation:  Adopt a resolution of intent to initiate the Zoning Map amendment; Recommend adoption to the Board of Supervisors.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of August 24, 2000)

 

24.        1998.953E                                                                             (NAVARRETE: 558-5975)

557 FOURTH STREET­­ Certification of Environmental Impact Report. On Assessor’s Block 3776, Lots 119 and 62, the project would demolish an existing building on the southeastern portion of the 70,400­square­foot project site, subdivide the project site into 12 equal­sized air parcels, and construct a four­story, 55­foot­tall wood frame live/work building on each air parcel.  A total of 188 live/work units, occupying approximately 227,000 square feet, would be constructed along with approximately 13,000 square feet of retail space for four to six commercial tenants, which would be provided on the ground floor of the two buildings with frontage on Fourth Street.  A three­level underground parking garage would occupy the entire site and would provide 188 private parking spaces (one per live/work unit), 292 public parking spaces, and 2 off­street loading spaces.  The garage would be accessible on Welsh and Freelon Streets in the middle of the project block.  The project site is in SLI  (Service Light Industrial) District, and is in a 50­X Height and Bulk District.   Note: Public comment and testimony is NOT taken by the Planning Commission hearings for certification of Final Environmental Impact Reports.  Public comment on this issue may be presented to the Planning Commission during the Public Comment portion of the Commission calendar.

Preliminary Recommendation: Certify Environmental Impact Report

 

25.        1998.953CD                                                                                 (GORDON: 558-6309)

                        557 4TH STREET, entire block bounded by 4th, Welsh, Zoe and Freelon Streets (except for the existing building at the corner of Zoe and Freelon Streets which is Lot 62 in Assessor's Block 3776),  Lot 119 in Assessor's Block 3776 -- Request for Conditional Use Authorization to allow the construction of a Public Automobile Parking Garage (as defined by Planning Code Section 890.12) per Planning Code Section 816.30, and to allow parking in excess of accessory amounts per Planning Code Section 204.5.  The site is within the SLI (Service/Light Industrial) District, a 50-X Height and Bulk District, the Industrial Protection Zone's Mixed Use Housing Buffer and the proposed Ballpark Vicinity Special Use District's South End Service District.

Preliminary recommendation:  Approval with Conditions

(Continued from Regular Meeting of August 24, 2000)

 

F.         SPECIAL DISCRETIONARY REVIEW HEARING

 

At Approximately 5:30 P.M. the Planning Commission will convene into a Special Discretionary Review (DR) Hearing to hear and act on Discretionary Review matters.  Procedures governing Special DR Hearings are as follow: DR Requestor(s) are provided with up to five  (5) minutes for a presentation and those in support of the DR Requestor(s) are provided with up to three (3) minutes each.  The Project Sponsor is then provided with up to five (5) minutes for a presentation and those in support of the Project are provided with up to three (3) minutes each.  At the conclusion, each side (not each person) is provided with 2 minutes for a rebuttal.  Those cases that are scheduled on this calendar prior to 5:30 PM, but have not been called or heard by 5:30 PM, could be continued to a later time  or date as determined by the Commission.

 

 


26.        1998.953CD                                                                                 (GORDON: 558-6309)

                        557 4TH STREET, entire block bounded by 4th, Welsh, Zoe and Freelon Streets (except for the existing building at the corner of Zoe and Freelon Streets which is Lot 62 in Assessor's Block 3776),  Lot 119 in Assessor's Block 3776-- Staff Initiated Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application Nos. 9825943 through 9825955, submitted 12/19/98, for development of 11 four-story live/work buildings with 172 live/work units (about 194,200 gross square feet), in conjunction with the construction of four to six commercial/retail spaces and  an approximately 183,700 gross square foot, three-level underground parking garage with 480 spaces.  The site is within the SLI (Service Light/Industrial) Zoning District, a 50-X Height and Bulk District, the Industrial Protection Zone's Mixed Use Housing Buffer and the proposed Ballpark Vicinity Special Use District's South End Service District.

Preliminary Recommendation:  Take DR, approval of project with conditions.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of August 24, 2000)

 

27.        2000.793D                                                                                     (KEYLON: 558-6613)

4832 17TH STREET, Lot 011, Assessor’s Block 1287.  Request for Discretionary Review of PBA No. 200005220633,  proposal is to construct a 3rd floor on top of an existing, two-story, single family dwelling, and to extend the 1st floor 3'3" at the rear within an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) District; and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation:  Do not take Discretionary Review and approve the Building Permit Application as submitted.

 

28.        2000.780D                                                                                    (BANALES: 558­6309)

120 14th STREET ­Building Permit Application No. 2000/01/29/595, for the property at 120 ­14th St./1740 Folsom St., Assessors Block 3530/Lot 2.  Discretionary Review is requested of a Building Permit proposing conversion of a 16,500 square foot industrial building/warehouse to an Internet Technology/Business Service use.  The property is in a M­1 (IPZ Buffer) Zoning District and 40­X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary recommendation: Do not take Discretionary review and approve building permit application as proposed.

 

Adjournment: ____

 

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SAN FRANCISCO PLANNING COMMISSION

 

Notice of Meeting

&

Calendar

 

Commission Chamber - Room 400

City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

Thursday, September 14, 2000

1:30 PM

 

Regular Meeting

 

 

President:  Anita Theoharis

Vice President:  Beverly Mills

Commissioners:  Dennis Antenore; Hector Chinchilla; Cynthia Joe; Jim Salinas, Sr.

 

Commission Secretary:  Linda D. Avery


Commission Calendars are available on the Internet at http://www.ci.sf.ca.us/planning or as a recorded message at (415) 558-6422.

THE AGENDA PACKET IS AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW AT THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT, 1660 MISSION ST., 5TH FLOOR RECEPTION


 

Commission Meeting Procedures

 

Material submitted by the public for Commission review prior to a scheduled hearing should be received by the Planning Department Reception Counter at 1660 Mission Street, Fifth Floor, no later than 5:00 PM the Wednesday (eight days) prior to the scheduled public hearing.  Persons unable to attend a hearing may submit written comments regarding a calendared item to the Commission at the above listed address.  Comments received by 11:30 AM on the day of the hearing will be made part of the official record and will be brought  to the attention of the Planning Commission at the public hearing.  Otherwise, submit material related to a calendared item at the scheduled hearing for distribution.  For complete distribution to all Commissioners, necessary staff and case/docket/correspondence files, submit an original plus 10 copies.

 


Pursuant to Government Code Section 65009, if you challenge, in court, (1) the adoption or amendment of a general plan, (2) the adoption or amendment of a zoning ordinance, (3) the adoption or amendment of any regulation attached to a specific plan, (4) the adoption, amendment or modification of a development agreement, or (5) the approval of a variance, conditional use authorization, or any permit, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Planning Commission, at, or prior to, the public hearing.

 

Commission action on Conditional Uses and reclassification may be appealed to the Board of Supervisors within 30 days.  Call (415) 554-5184 for more information.  Commission actions after Discretionary Review may be appealed to the Board of Appeals within 15 days of action by the Central Permit Bureau. Call (415) 554-6720 for more information.  Zoning Administrator action on a Variance application may be appealed to the Board of Appeals within 10 days of issuance of the written decision.

 

The Commission has instituted a policy that, in most cases, they will not call an item for consideration after 10:00 PM.  If an item is scheduled but not called or introduced prior to 10:00 PM, the Commission may continue the matter to the next available hearing.  Items listed on this calendar will not be heard before the stated time.

 

For more information related to Planning Commission matters, please call Linda D. Avery, Commission Secretary, at (415) 558-6407

 

Accessible Meeting Policy

 

Hearings are held at City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 400, Fourth Floor, San Francisco, CA.  The closest accessible BART Station is the Civic Center Station located at the intersection of Market, Hyde and Grove Streets.  Accessible curb side parking has been designated at points along McAllister Street. Accessible MUNI Lines serving City Hall are the 42 Downtown Loop, 9 San Bruno and 71 Haight/Noriega and the F Line.  Accessible MUNI Metro Lines are the  J, K, L, M, and N.  For more information regarding MUNI accessible services, call (415) 923-6142.  American sign language interpreters and/or a sound enhancement system will be available upon request by contacting Dorothy Jaymes at (415) 558-6403 at least 72 hours prior to a hearing.  Individuals with severe allergies, environmental illnesses, multiple chemical sensitivity or related disabilities should call our accessibility hotline at (415) 554-8925 to discuss meeting accessibility.  In order to assist the Citys efforts to accommodate such people, attendees at public meetings are reminded that other attendees may be sensitive to various chemical based products.  Please help the City to accommodate these individuals.

 

Know Your Rights Under the Sunshine Ordinance

 

Government's duty is to serve the public, reaching its decisions in full view of the public.  Commissions, boards, councils and other agencies of the City and County exist to conduct the people's business.  This ordinance assures that deliberations are conducted before the people and that City operations are open to the people's review.

 

For more information on your rights under the Sunshine Ordinance (Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code) or to report a violation of the ordinance, contact Donna Hall  Administrator, 1 Dr. Carlton Goodlett Place, Room 244, by phone at (415) 554-7724, by fax at (415) 554-5163 or by E-mail at Donna_Hall@ci.sf.ca.us.

 

Copies of the Sunshine Ordinance can be obtained from the Clerk of the Sunshine Task Force,  the San Francisco Library and on the Citys website at www.ci.sf.ca.us/bdsupvrs/sunshine.

 

COMMUNICATIONS

 

Note: Each item on the Consent or Regular calendar may include the following documents:

   1) Planning Department Case Executive Summary

   2) Planning Department Case Report

   3) Draft Motion or Resolution with Findings and/or Conditions

   4) Public Correspondence

These items will be available for review at the Planning Department, 1660 Mission St., 5th Floor Reception.

 

 

 

 


1:30 PM   _________

 

ROLL CALL:  Commission President:                   Anita Theoharis

Commission Vice President:          Beverly Mills

Commissioners:                                Dennis Antenore, Hector Chinchilla, Cynthia Joe,

Jim Salinas, Sr.

 

A.         ITEMS PROPOSED FOR CONTINUANCE

 

1.         1999.543DD                                                                                    (WOODS: 558-6315)

338 - 12TH AVENUE, east side between Geary Boulevard and Clement Streets, Lot 33 in Assessor’s Block 1443 -- Request for Discretionary Review of BPA No. 9901007S, proposing to add a new fourth floor, front, side, and rear additions to the existing single-unit building at the front of the property only in an RM-1 (Residential, Mixed, Low Density) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Do not take Discretionary Review and approve building permit application as revised.

Note: On June 8, 2000, following public testimony, the Commission closed public comment and continued the matter to give staff time to review permit history.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of August 10, 2000)

(Proposed for Continuance to October 5, 2000)

 

2.         2000.291CZ                                                                                     (WOODS: 558-6315)

1062 OAK STREET, north side, between Divisadero and Scott Streets, Lot 19 in Assessor’s Block 1216 - Request to amend the Planning Code Zoning Map to  reclassify a portion of Lot 19 from an RH-3 (Residential, House Districts, Three-Family) Zoning District to an NC-2 (Small-Scale Neighborhood Commercial District) Zoning District.   Currently, the northern portion of Lot 19 (trapezoidal-shaped of approximately 113 feet wide by 82 feet deep) is zoned RH-3 and is in a 40-X Height and Bulk District; the southern portion of Lot 19 (a narrow strip of approximately 25 feet wide by 90 feet deep) is zoned NC-2 and is in a 65-A Height and Bulk District.  The proposal is to reclassify the RH-3 portion of Lot 19 to NC-2 to allow  the expansion of an existing car wash (Touchless Car Wash).  The Height and Bulk District of the reclassified portion of Lot 19 would remain 40-X.  

Preliminary Recommendation: Adoption of the Draft Resolution for Reclassification.

NOTE: On August 24, 2000, after public testimony, the Commission closed public comment and continued the matter to September 14, 2000 to allow the project sponsor time to meet with neighborhood groups and develop modifications to the project.  Public comment will be re-opened to proposed modifications only.

(Proposed for Continuance to October 12, 2000)

 

3.         2000.291CZ                                                                                     (WOODS: 558-6315)

444 DIVISADERO STREET AND 1052-62 OAK STREET, northeast corner of Oak and Divisadero Streets, Lots 5, 17, 18 and 19 in Assessor’s Block 1216 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization under Sections 186.1, 209.7, 303, 304 and 711.59 of the Planning Code to permit a Planned Unit Development for the expansion of an existing car wash (Touchless Car Wash) in an NC-2 (Small-Scale Neighborhood Commercial District) Zoning District with 65-A and 40-X Height and Bulk Districts.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions.


NOTE: On August 24, 2000, after public testimony, the Commission closed public comment and continued the matter to September 14, 2000 to allow the project sponsor time to meet with neighborhood groups and develop modifications to the project.  Public comment will be re-opened to proposed modifications only.

(Proposed for Continuance to October 12, 2000)

 

4.         2000.572C                                                                                      (BORDEN: 558-6321)

2543 NORIEGA STREET, southeast corner of 33rd Avenue and Noriega Street; Lot 10 in Assessor's Block 2069 -- Request for Conditional Use authorization to allow the installation of three antennas, all at the roof of the existing building, and five equipment cabinets at the first floor, as part of a wireless telecommunications network operated by Sprint PCS, pursuant to Planning Code Section 711.83, in the NC-2 (Small-Scale Neighborhood Commercial) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation:  Approval with conditions.

(Proposed for Continuance to October 12, 2000)

 

5.         2000.397C                                                                                             (KIM:  558-6290)

1850 IRVING STREET, northeast corner at Irving Street and 20th Avenue; Lot 025 in Assessor’s Block 1731- Request for Conditional Use Authorization to allow the installation of 16 panel antennas and an interior equipment shelter on the ground floor of an existing mixed-use building as part of a wireless telecommunication network, pursuant to Planning Code Section 711.83, in an NC-2 (Small-Scale Neighborhood Commercial) District and a 105-A Height and Bulk District.  The proposal is to construct a fiberglass extension to an existing rooftop penthouse and flush mount a total of 16 panel antennas on all four sides. Each antenna measures approximately 36" tall by 10.25" wide and 3" deep. The top of the antennas would be approximately 115'-6" above sidewalk grade.  All antennas would be painted to match the fiberglass penthouse. The equipment cabinet would be located on the ground floor and would not be visible from the street.

Preliminary Recommendation:

(Proposed for Continuance to September 21, 2000)

 

6.         2000.427C                                                                                            (CHIN: 575-6897)

2201 VAN NESS AVENUE, northeast corner at Broadway; Lot 007, in Assessor's Block 570: Request for Conditional Use authorization pursuant to Section 209.6 of the Planning Code to install a total of three antennas and a base transceiver station on an existing four-story building (Broadway Manor Motel) as part of Sprint’s wireless telecommunications network in an RC-3 (Residential Commercial, Medium Density) District and a 80-A/80-D Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions.

(Proposed for Continuance to November 16, 2000)

 

7.         2000.118E                                                                                      (BUFORD: 558-5973)


HARDING GOLF COURSE, Appeal of Preliminary Negative Declaration.  The proposed project involves the upgrading and minor changes in the layout of Harding Park Golf Course, an 18-hole course located at Lake Merced in southwestern San Francisco.  The existing nine-hole Fleming Course would not be substantially altered.  The proposed project would include: removal of all existing grasses, replanting of tees, fairways, greens, and roughs with new grasses; realignment of the 13th fairway and green and relocation of the 18th green; and minor repositioning of several other greens and tees.  Excavation and shaping of the ground surface would be required, generally to a depth of one foot or less.  All existing buildings, including the clubhouse and pro shop, restaurant, cart barn, and maintenance building (totaling about 17,500 sq. ft. of floor area), would be demolished and replaced with new structures that would have approximately 30,000 sq. ft. of floor area.  New structures include a combined and larger restaurant and clubhouse, and banquet facilities for group events.  The proposed project would include construction of a driving range at a new location, double-decked with lighting to allow nighttime use; the existing driving range would be upgraded.  Artificial turf would be used on the driving ranges.  New irrigation systems would be installed on both the Harding and Fleming courses.  Existing parking lots would be demolished and replaced at generally the same location as the main lot; about 50 parking spaces would be added.  About 120 mature trees B mostly eucalyptus, cypress, and pine B would be removed as part of the project; additional trees may be removed as part of a city plan to replace existing trees that are nearing the end of their life span.  No wetlands would be affected by project-related construction.  The project site is in a P (Public) Use District and an OS (Open Space) Height and Bulk District, and is within the Local Coastal Zone permit area.

Preliminary Recommendation: Uphold Preliminary Negative Declaration.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of August 17, 2000)

(Proposed for Continuance to October 5, 2000)

 

8.         2000.685C                                                                                              (KIM: 558-6290)

2020 MARKET STREET, north side at the intersection of Market Street and Duboce Avenue; Lot 001 in Assessor’s Block 3536 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization to amend an existing Conditional Use Approval (Motion No. 14473) to expand an existing outdoor activity area pursuant to Planning Code Section 712.24, in an NC-3 (Moderate-Scale Neighborhood Commercial) District and a 40-X/80-B Height and Bulk District.  The proposal is to expand the outdoor activity area by approximately 90 square feet at the front of an existing Large Fast Food Restaurant (Fresh Latitudes World Cafe, A.K.A. World Wrapps, Inc.) With an additional four table sand 12 seats.  Currently, the restaurant has 12 existing outdoor seats and four tables.  With the proposed addition, there would be a total of 24 outdoor seats and eight tables.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions.

(Withdrawn)

 

B.         PUBLIC COMMENT

 

At this time, members of the public may address the Commission on items of interest to the public that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Commission except agenda items.  With respect to agenda items, your opportunity to address the Commission will be afforded when the item is reached in the meeting with one exception.  When the agenda item has already been reviewed in a public hearing at which members of the public were allowed to testify and the Commission has closed the public hearing, your opportunity to address the Commission must be exercised during the Public Comment portion of the Calendar.  Each member of the public may address the Commission for up to three minutes.  If it is demonstrated that comments by the public will exceed 15 minutes, the President or chairperson may continue Public Comment to another time during the meeting.

 

AThe Brown Act forbids a commission from taking action or discussing any item not appearing on the posted agenda, including those items raised at public comment.  In response to public comment, the commission is limited to:

(1)  responding to statements made or questions posed by members of the public; or

(2)  requesting staff to report back on a matter at a subsequent meeting; or

(3)  directing staff to place the item on a future agenda.  (Government Code Section 54954.2(a))

 

C.         COMMISSIONERS’ QUESTIONS AND MATTERS

 

9.        Consideration of Adoption - draft minutes of August 17, 2000.

 


10.      Commission Matters

 

D.         DIRECTOR’S REPORT

 

11.      Director’s Announcements.

 

12.      Review of Past Week’s Events at the Board of Supervisors & Board of Appeals.

 

13.      Status Report on Motion No. 14905, Conditional Use for 455-457 Arkansas Street,

American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

 

14.      Policy discussion on dwelling unit mergers, including 2 unit buildings to 1 unit.

 

E.         CONSIDERATION OF FINDINGS AND FINAL ACTION - PUBLIC HEARING CLOSED

 

15.        2000.666C                                                                                     (KEYLON: 558-6613)

                                    4515A - 18TH STREET, south side between Clover and Douglass Streets, Lot 44 in Assessor’s Block 2691- Request for Conditional Use Authorization under Planning Code Sections 209.2(d) to establish a bed and breakfast inn, with two guestrooms, within the upper unit of an existing three story, two-unit building in an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) District and 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions

Note: On September 7, 2000, the Commission passed an intent to disapprove and closed public comment.

 

16.        2000.099CD                                                                                           (KIM: 558-6290)

            1306- 10TH AVENUE, east side between Irving and Judah Streets; Lot 041 in Assessor’s Block 1764 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization pursuant to Section 711.39 of the Planning Code to demolish an existing single-family dwelling and construct  a new three-story-over-garage, three-unit building in a NC-2 (Small-Scale Neighborhood Commercial) District, and pending Inner Sunset Neighborhood Commercial District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions

Note: On September 7, 2000, the Commission passed an intent to disapprove and closed public comment.

 

F.         REGULAR CALENDAR

 

17.                                                                                                                    (RICH: 558­6345)

General Plan Referral for urban design aspects of the Third Street Light Rail Project, including, station platforms, street lighting, trackway paving, and other urban design elements.

Preliminary Recomendation: Finding of conformance with the General Plan.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of September 7, 2000)

 

18.        99.821E                                                                                          (WYCKO: 558.5972)


166-178 TOWNSEND STREET Lot 12 of Assessor’s Block 3788 on the north side of Townsend Street between Second and Third Streets at northeast corner of Townsend Street and Clarence Place - Appeal of Preliminary Negative Declaration for the proposed renovation and expansion of existing contributory building in the South End Historic District.  The proposed project would convert a former auto repair garage to 24,999 square feet of office space and 25,0001 square feet of business service/multimedia space, with 18 independently accessible or up to 35 valet parking spaces.  An exception to San Francisco Planning Ode parking requirements would be sought under sections 161(M and 307(g).  The rear interior of the existing structure would be new construction and would include replacement of the existing peaked roof, which has an average height of 42 feet, with a flat roof at a height of 50 feet.  The interior of the front portion of the existing structure would be reconfigured but its exterior dimensions and roof height would be unchanged.  The proposed site is located in a Service/Light Industrial (SLI) District                           .

Preliminary Recommendation: Uphold Preliminary Negative Declaration

(Continued from Regular Meeting of September 7, 2000)

 

19.        2000.745C                                                                                       (NIKITAS: 558-6306)

801 38TH AVENUE, south west corner at Cabrillo Street, Lot 001 in Assessor's Block 1681  Request for Conditional Use Authorization under Planning Code Sections 209.3(c) to provide a Residential Care Facility for seven or more persons. The proposal is to expand an existing Residential Care Facility currently authorized for up to six elderly patients, "Farol's Residential Care Home," increasing the number of patients to twelve or fewer.

Preliminary Recommendation:  Approval with conditions.

 

20.        2000.824C                                                                                        (YOUNG: 558-6346)

1351 GRANT AVENUE, west side between Vallejo and Green Streets; Lot 002 in Assessor's Block 0131: -- Consideration of the possible revocation of conditional use or the possible modification of or placement of additional conditions per Planning Code Section 303(f) of a prior authorization to allow the establishment of a full-service restaurant and bar, approximately 3,400 square feet in floor area, within the North Beach Neighborhood Commercial District and 40-X Height and Bulk District.  The proposal is to consider revocation, modification,  or  placement  of  additional  conditions on a conditional use authorization approved on December 17, 1998, for the conversion of a vacant commercial space,  the former Figoni Hardware Store,  into a full-service restaurant and bar, per Planning Code Sections 722.41 and 722.42.  The proposed full-service restaurant and bar is located on the ground floor level of an existing three-story residential over commercial building.  The proposal was approved under Building Permit Application No. 9912999.  There have been unresolved complaints from the community in relation to the construction and operation of the facilities and the eviction of residential tenants within the building. 

Planning Commission to schedule a subsequent hearing to consider the revocation, modification, or placement of additional conditions on the conditional use authorized in Motion No. 14785 under Case No. 1998.243C. 

 

21.        2000.292C                                                                                 (MARTIN: 558-6616)

772 SOUTH VAN NESS AVENUE, west side between 18th and 19th Streets, Lot 008 in Assessor's Block 3590 - Request for a Conditional Use Authorization to allow the construction of dwellings at a density ratio up to one dwelling unit for each 1,000 square feet of lot area (Section 209.1(h) of the Planning Code) in an RH-3 (Residential, House Districts, Three-Family) District and a 50-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation:  Approve with conditions.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of July 27, 2000)

 

22.        2000.209C                                                                                  (MILLER: 558-6344)


1470 PINE STREET, north side between Polk and Larkin Streets, Lot 7A in Assessor’s Block 645 ­­Request for authorization of a CONDITIONAL USE for a FIBER­OPTIC TELEVISION and TELECOMMUNICATIONS CABLE EQUIPMENT INSTALLATION in an existing one­story building, in the Polk Street Neighborhood Commercial District and an 80­A Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of August 10, 2000)

 

23.        2000.191X                                                                                (LeBLANC: 558-6351)

61-69 CLEMENTINA STREET, south side of Clementina Street between First and Second Streets, Lots 36 and 37 in Assessor's Block 3736 -- Request under Planning Code Section 309 (Downtown Code) for Determinations of Compliance for Building Permit Application No. 200008299159, for the construction of a 95-foot tall, 7-story building with approximately 24,500 gross square feet of office space.  The new structure would entirely cover the Project site, which consists of two lots with 50 feet of frontage on Clementina Street and a total area of approximately 3,750 square feet.  The Project includes the demolition of a one-story building (Lot 37) and a three-story building (Lot 36) containing approximately 7,000 square feet of light industrial space.  The existing buildings are currently vacant, and were most recently used as a woodworking shop.  The site does not currently contain on-site parking or loading and no on-site parking or loading is required or proposed for the Project.  Publicly-accessible open space in the form of an approximately 600-square foot terrace on the front of the building at the top (7th) floor will be provided pursuant to Planning Code Section 138.  The Project does not seek any exceptions under Section 309 of the Code.  The Project site lies within a C-3-O(SD) District (Downtown Office, Special Development), and a 200-S Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions.

 

24.        2000.009E                                                                     (JAROSLAWSKY: 558-5970)

1800 MISSION STREET - THE ARMORY ­Appeal of a Preliminary Negative Declaration.  Assessor’s block 3547, lot 001.  The project site contains the State Armory building, a city landmark containing approximately 200,000 square feet.  The proposed project includes rehabilitation of the building, addition and conversion of use from vacant to office use.  The total new square footage of the structure would be approximately 300,000 and would include 32 below­ground, off­street parking spaces and a loading area.  There would be no substantial expansion of the building envelope.  The 68,722 square foot project site is composed of one lot containing frontages on Mission, Fourteenth and Julian Streets.  The site is within a C­M (Heavy Commercial) District and 65­B Height and Bulk District within the Mission District neighborhood.  A variance would be required to provide fewer than the Planning Code required amount of parking and loading spaces.

Preliminary Recommendation: Uphold Preliminary Negative Declaration

(Continued from Regular Meeting of September 7, 2000)

 

F.         SPECIAL DISCRETIONARY REVIEW HEARING

 


At Approximately 5:30 P.M. the Planning Commission will convene into a Special Discretionary Review (DR) Hearing to hear and act on Discretionary Review matters.  Procedures governing Special DR Hearings are as follow: DR Requestor(s) are provided with up to five  (5) minutes for a presentation and those in support of the DR Requestor(s) are provided with up to three (3) minutes each.  The Project Sponsor is then provided with up to five (5) minutes for a presentation and those in support of the Project are provided with up to three (3) minutes each.  At the conclusion, each side (not each person) is provided with 2 minutes for a rebuttal.  Those cases that are scheduled on this calendar prior to 5:30 PM, but have not been called or heard by 5:30 PM, could be continued to a later time  or date as determined by the Commission.

 

25.        2000.343DDD                                                                                (LIGHT: 558-6254)

22 LAUREL STREET, northeast side between Pacific and Jackson Streets, Lot 011A in Assessor’s Block 0972 -- Request for Discretionary Review of BPA No. 9927215, proposing to construct a three-story horizontal addition to the front of the existing two-story dwelling and the addition of a second story deck at the rear in a RH-1 (Residential, House, One-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Do not take discretionary review and approve application as submitted.

 

26.        2000.637D                                                                                 (FALLAY: 558-6367)

350 COLLINGWOOD STREET, Lot No. 006B in Assessor’s Block No. 2751 -- Request for Discretionary Review of BPA No. 2000/02/10/1497, to construct a three-story rear addition and to convert a two- unit building to a single-family dwelling in an RH-2 (House, Two-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Take Discretionary Review and approve the project with the condition that the third floor be eliminated and the side building wall of the proposed second floor be pulled back by five feet from the south side property line.

 

27.        2000.232D         (MARTIN: 558-6616)

200 PAUL AVENUE, north side between Third Street and Bayshore Boulevard, Lots 001F and 001G in Assessor's Block 5431A - Staff Initiated Discretionary Review per Resolution No. 14861 for demolition of an industrial building in the Industrial Protection Zone (IPZ) and the Industrial Protection Zone Buffer which does not result in displacement and construction of a new approximately 87,000 square foot industrial building.  The property is in an M-1 (Light Industrial) District and a 65-J Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation:  Do not take discretionary review.

 

Adjournment: ____

 

 

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SAN FRANCISCO PLANNING COMMISSION

 

Notice of Meeting

&

Calendar

 

Commission Chamber - Room 400

City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

Thursday, September 21, 2000

1:30 PM

 

Regular Meeting

 

 

President:  Anita Theoharis

Vice President:  Beverly Mills

Commissioners:  Dennis Antenore; Hector Chinchilla; Cynthia Joe; Jim Salinas, Sr.

 

Commission Secretary:  Linda D. Avery

 


Commission Calendars are available on the Internet at http://www.ci.sf.ca.us/planning or as a recorded message at (415) 558-6422.

THE AGENDA PACKET IS AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW AT THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT, 1660 MISSION ST., 5TH FLOOR RECEPTION


 

Commission Meeting Procedures

 

 

Material submitted by the public for Commission review prior to a scheduled hearing should be received by the Planning Department Reception Counter at 1660 Mission Street, Fifth Floor, no later than 5:00 PM the Wednesday (eight days) prior to the scheduled public hearing.  Persons unable to attend a hearing may submit written comments regarding a calendared item to the Commission at the above listed address.  Comments received by 11:30 AM on the day of the hearing will be made part of the official record and will be brought  to the attention of the Planning Commission at the public hearing.  Otherwise, submit material related to a calendared item at the scheduled hearing for distribution.  For complete distribution to all Commissioners, necessary staff and case/docket/correspondence files, submit an original plus 10 copies.

 


Pursuant to Government Code Section 65009, if you challenge, in court, (1) the adoption or amendment of a general plan, (2) the adoption or amendment of a zoning ordinance, (3) the adoption or amendment of any regulation attached to a specific plan, (4) the adoption, amendment or modification of a development agreement, or (5) the approval of a variance, conditional use authorization, or any permit, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Planning Commission, at, or prior to, the public hearing.

 

Commission action on Conditional Uses and reclassification may be appealed to the Board of Supervisors within 30 days.  Call (415) 554-5184 for more information.  Commission actions after Discretionary Review may be appealed to the Board of Appeals within 15 days of action by the Central Permit Bureau. Call (415) 554-6720 for more information.  Zoning Administrator action on a Variance application may be appealed to the Board of Appeals within 10 days of issuance of the written decision.

 

The Commission has instituted a policy that, in most cases, they will not call an item for consideration after 10:00 PM.  If an item is scheduled but not called or introduced prior to 10:00 PM, the Commission may continue the matter to the next available hearing.  Items listed on this calendar will not be heard before the stated time.

 

For more information related to Planning Commission matters, please call Linda D. Avery, Commission Secretary, at (415) 558-6407

 

Accessible Meeting Policy

 

Hearings are held at City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 400, Fourth Floor, San Francisco, CA.  The closest accessible BART Station is the Civic Center Station located at the intersection of Market, Hyde and Grove Streets.  Accessible curb side parking has been designated at points along McAllister Street. Accessible MUNI Lines serving City Hall are the 42 Downtown Loop, 9 San Bruno and 71 Haight/Noriega and the F Line.  Accessible MUNI Metro Lines are the  J, K, L, M, and N.  For more information regarding MUNI accessible services, call (415) 923-6142.  American sign language interpreters and/or a sound enhancement system will be available upon request by contacting Dorothy Jaymes at (415) 558-6403 at least 72 hours prior to a hearing.  Individuals with severe allergies, environmental illnesses, multiple chemical sensitivity or related disabilities should call our accessibility hotline at (415) 554-8925 to discuss meeting accessibility.  In order to assist the Citys efforts to accommodate such people, attendees at public meetings are reminded that other attendees may be sensitive to various chemical based products.  Please help the City to accommodate these individuals.

 

Know Your Rights Under the Sunshine Ordinance

 

Government's duty is to serve the public, reaching its decisions in full view of the public.  Commissions, boards, councils and other agencies of the City and County exist to conduct the people's business.  This ordinance assures that deliberations are conducted before the people and that City operations are open to the people's review.

 

For more information on your rights under the Sunshine Ordinance (Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code) or to report a violation of the ordinance, contact Donna Hall  Administrator, 1 Dr. Carlton Goodlett Place, Room 244, by phone at (415) 554-7724, by fax at (415) 554-5163 or by E-mail at Donna_Hall@ci.sf.ca.us.

 

Copies of the Sunshine Ordinance can be obtained from the Clerk of the Sunshine Task Force,  the San Francisco Library and on the Citys website at www.ci.sf.ca.us/bdsupvrs/sunshine.

 

COMMUNICATIONS

 

Note: Each item on the Consent or Regular calendar may include the following documents:

   1) Planning Department Case Executive Summary

   2) Planning Department Case Report

   3) Draft Motion or Resolution with Findings and/or Conditions

   4) Public Correspondence

These items will be available for review at the Planning Department, 1660 Mission St., 5th Floor Reception.

 

 

 

 


1:30 PM   _________

 

ROLL CALL:      Commission President:              Anita Theoharis

Commission Vice President:       Beverly Mills

Commissioners:                                     Dennis Antenore, Hector Chinchilla, Cynthia Joe,

Jim Salinas, Sr.

 

A.         ITEMS PROPOSED FOR CONTINUANCE

 

1.         2000.397C                                                                                             (KIM:  558-6290)

1850 IRVING STREET, northeast corner at Irving Street and 20th Avenue; Lot 025 in Assessor’s Block 1731- Request for Conditional Use Authorization to allow the installation of 16 panel antennas and an interior equipment shelter on the ground floor of an existing mixed-use building as part of a wireless telecommunication network, pursuant to Planning Code Section 711.83, in an NC-2 (Small-Scale Neighborhood Commercial) District and a 105-A Height and Bulk District.  The proposal is to construct a fiberglass extension to an existing rooftop penthouse and flush mount a total of 16 panel antennas on all four sides. Each antenna measures approximately 36" tall by 10.25" wide and 3" deep. The top of the antennas would be approximately 115'-6" above sidewalk grade.  All antennas would be painted to match the fiberglass penthouse. The equipment cabinet would be located on the ground floor and would not be visible from the street.

Preliminary Recommendation: Pending

(Proposed for Continuance to September 28, 2000)

 

2.         2000.884D

688 POWHATTAN AVENUE                                                              (PURVIS: 558-6354)

Appeal of a determination of compatibility, pursuant to Planning Code Section 242(e)(6)(B), of Building Permit Application No. 2000/04/04/6293, to construct a 3-story, single-family dwelling at a height of 30 feet and with two off-street parking spaces.  The project site is within an RH-1 (Residential, House, One-Family) District, with a 40-X Height and Bulk designation and is within the Bernal Heights Special Use District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Take Discretionary Review

(Proposed for Continuance to October 5, 2000)

 

3.         2000.052E                                                                           (JAROSLAWSKY: 558‑5970)

14, 20, 26, 32, 38, 50 and 56 ARCO WAYAppeal of a Preliminary Negative Declaration.  The vacant project site is located on lots 024 through 028, lot 032,  lots 037 through 039 and lot 051 located on block 3154 within the Outer Mission District of the City of San Francisco.  The proposed project includes the rezoning of the ten legal lots from Public (P) to Residential House‑One Family (RH‑1) with a 40‑X Height and Bulk Designation and the construction of one, single‑family structure on each legal lot.  Each structure would be approximately 2,000 square feet, contain a two‑car garage and be a maximum of 30 feet in height.  Nine lots would contain 25 feet of frontage along Arco Way and one lot would be a flag lot.  The lots are along the northern side of Arco Way and range from 1,973 square feet to 9,900 square feet and abut the Bay Area Rapid Transit tracks to the north.

Preliminary Recommendation: Uphold Preliminary Negative Declaration

(Proposed for Continuance to October 26, 2000)

 

 

 

 


4.         2000.415C                                                                                 (M. SNYDER: 575-6891)

510 -  3RD STREET, southwest corner of 3rd Street and Bryant Street, Lot 115 in Assessor’s Block 3776 -- Request for Conditional Use authorization under Planning Code Section 817.73 to install three sectors of antennas (four antennas in each sector) on the building’s rooftop penthouse, in an SLI (Service/Light Industrial) District and a 50-X Height and Bulk District. The antennas would be flush mounted to the penthouse approximately 85-feet above grade or 6.5-feet above the height of the building’s parapet.   As part of the proposal, a base transceiver station would be installed within the building.  The installation of the antennas and related equipment would be part of a wireless telecommunications network operated by Nextel Communications.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

(Continued from Regular Meeting of August 10, 2000)

(Proposed for Indefinite Continuance)

 

B.         PUBLIC COMMENT

 

At this time, members of the public may address the Commission on items of interest to the public that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Commission except agenda items.  With respect to agenda items, your opportunity to address the Commission will be afforded when the item is reached in the meeting with one exception.  When the agenda item has already been reviewed in a public hearing at which members of the public were allowed to testify and the Commission has closed the public hearing, your opportunity to address the Commission must be exercised during the Public Comment portion of the Calendar.  Each member of the public may address the Commission for up to three minutes.  If it is demonstrated that comments by the public will exceed 15 minutes, the President or chairperson may continue Public Comment to another time during the meeting.

 

AThe Brown Act forbids a commission from taking action or discussing any item not appearing on the posted agenda, including those items raised at public comment.  In response to public comment, the commission is limited to:

(1)  responding to statements made or questions posed by members of the public; or

(2)  requesting staff to report back on a matter at a subsequent meeting; or

(3)  directing staff to place the item on a future agenda.  (Government Code Section 54954.2(a))

 

C.         COMMISSIONERS’ QUESTIONS AND MATTERS

 

5.        Consideration of Adoption - draft minutes of August 17, 2000.

 

6.        Commission Matters

 

7.        Status Report of the Smith-Kettlewell Institute.

 

D.         DIRECTOR’S REPORT

 

8.        Director’s Announcements.

 

9.        Review of Past Week’s Events at the Board of Supervisors & Board of Appeals.

 


10.                                                                                                      (ALUMBAUGH: 558-6601)

BETTER NEIGHBORHOODS 2002 CONSULTANT CONTRACTS                                      

Consideration of a proposal to approve resolutions authorizing the Director of Planning to enter into contract with urban design, transportation planning, and economic and real estate consultants for funded work associated with the Better Neighborhoods 2002 program.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

 

E.         REGULAR CALENDAR

 

11.        2000.821Q                                                                                   (SANCHEZ:  558-6679)

1649-57 GREENWICH STREET, south side between Gough and Franklin Streets, Lot 33 in Assessor’s Block 521, five-unit residential condominium conversion subdivision in an RH-3 (Residential, House, Three Family) District.  The proposal is to change the existing building to a condominium form of ownership and does not involve expansion, alteration, or demolition of the existing building.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

 

12.        2000.538C                                                                                       (MARTIN: 558-6616)

                        3333 - 25TH STREET, also known as 1045 Capp Street, at the southeast corner of 25th Street and Capp Street, Lot 045, Assessor’s Block 6527 -- Request for Conditional Use Authorization under Section 209.6(b) of the Planning Code to install a total of sixteen (16) antennae on the roof of the existing building, comprised of four (4) sectors with four (4) antennae per sector, with the base transceiver station to be located on the roof, as part of a wireless communication network in an RM-2 (Residential, Mixed) Moderate Density Zoning District and 50-X Height and Bulk Districts.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approve with conditions

(Continued from Regular Meeting of September 7, 2000)

Note: On September 7, 2000, following public comment, the Commission voted to continue the matter instructing project sponsor to provide bilingual notification and follow up meetings with the neighbors.  Public Comment remains open.

 

13.        2000.824C                                                                                        (YOUNG: 558-6346)

1351 GRANT AVENUE, west side between Vallejo and Green Streets; Lot 002 in Assessor's Block 0131: -- Consideration of the possible revocation of conditional use or the possible modification of or placement of additional conditions per Planning Code Section 303(f) of a prior authorization to allow the establishment of a full-service restaurant and bar, approximately 3,400 square feet in floor area, within the North Beach Neighborhood Commercial District and 40-X Height and Bulk District.  The proposal is to consider revocation, modification,  or  placement  of  additional  conditions on a conditional use authorization approved on December 17, 1998, for the conversion of a vacant commercial space,  the former Figoni Hardware Store,  into a full-service restaurant and bar, per Planning Code Sections 722.41 and 722.42.  The proposed full-service restaurant and bar is located on the ground floor level of an existing three-story residential over commercial building.  The proposal was approved under Building Permit Application No. 9912999.  There have been unresolved complaints from the community in relation to the construction and operation of the facilities and the eviction of residential tenants within the building. 

Planning Commission to schedule a subsequent hearing to consider the revocation, modification, or placement of additional conditions on the conditional use authorized in Motion No. 14785 under Case No. 1998.243C. 

(Continued from Regular Meeting of September 7, 2000)

 


14.        2000.136C                                                                                       (MARTIN: 558-6616)

1026 FOLSOM STREET, northwest corner of Folsom and Harriet Streets (between 6th and 7th Streets), Lot 015 in Assessor’s Block 3731 -- Request for a Conditional Use authorization to allow the construction of twelve live/work units in the Mixed Use Housing Buffer Zone, per Planning Commission Resolution No. 14861, and in the South of Market Service/Light Industrial/Residential (SLR) Mixed Use District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

 

15.        2000.602C                                                                                      (BORDEN: 558-6321)

4260 MISSION STREET,  the southwest corner of Castle Manor Avenue and Mission Street; Lot 1 in Assessor's Block 6802 -- Request for Conditional Use authorization to allow the installation of eleven panel antennas at the roof, and the associated equipment cabinet at the ground floor of an existing mixed-use building, as part of a wireless telecommunications network operated by Nextel Communications, pursuant to Planning Code Section 711.83, in the NC-2 (Small-Scale Neighborhood Commercial) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions.

 

16.        2000.747C                                                                                (DiBARTOLO:  558-6291)

2302 POLK STREET, east side between Green and Union Streets; Lot 15 in Assessor’s Block 548: -- Request for Conditional Use authorization under Section 723.42 of the Planning Code to allow a Full-Service Restaurant in the Polk Street Neighborhood Commercial District (NCD) and a 65-A Height and Bulk District.  The proposal is to allow a Full-Service Restaurant to operate within the Polk Street Neighborhood Commercial District.  This proposal involves changing the use from a Bank to a Full-Service Restaurant.  The bank at the above referenced address is currently vacant.

Preliminary Recommendation:  Approval with Conditions

 

17.        2000.710C                                                                                         (JONES: 558-6477)

470 WEST PORTAL AVENUE, west side of West Portal Avenue between 15th Street and Saint Francis Blvd; Lot 008 in Assessors Block 2484 -- Request for a Conditional Use authorization to install a wireless telecommunication facility consisting of three (3) panel antennas and four (4) equipment cabinets on the rooftop of the existing unoccupied telecommunications facility building (Pacific Bell telephone switching facility) in the RH-1(D) (Residential, Detached, Single  Family) District and a 40 - X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

 

18a.      1999.216C                                                                                    (LeBLANC:  558-6351)

741 ELLIS STREET, south side between Polk and Larkin Streets, a thru lot from Ellis to Willow Street; Lot 023 in Assessor's Block 0740 -- Request for Conditional Use authorization to (a) construct a building exceeding 40 feet in height and (b) provide off-street parking in excess of that allowed as accessory in an RC-4 (Residential-Commercial Combined, High Density) District, the North of Market Residential Special Use District (#1) and an 80-T Height and Bulk District.  The proposal is to construct a 4-story, approximately 50-foot high building with 9 dwelling units and 8 off-street parking spaces.  The Zoning Administrator will conduct a joint hearing on a request for a Variance for (a) rear yard, (b) open space, and (c) permitted obstructions.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

 

 

 


18b.      1999.216V                                                                                    (LeBLANC:  558-6351)

741 ELLIS STREET, south side between Polk and Larkin Streets, a thru lot from Ellis to Willow Street; Lot 023 in Assessor's Block 0740 in an RC-4 (Residential-Commercial Combined, High Density) District, the North of Market Residential Special Use District (#1) and an 80-T Height and Bulk District.  -- REAR YARD, OPEN SPACE AND PERMITTED OBSTRUCTIONS VARIANCES SOUGHT: The proposal is to construct a 4-story, approximately 50-foot high building with 9 dwelling units and 8 off-street parking spaces without providing the required rear yard or open space, and including permitted obstructions that exceed the allowable dimensions.

 

19.        2000.553C                                                                                       (PURVIS: 558-6354)

1129 FOLSOM STREET, south side between 7th and 8th Streets, through lot from Folsom Street to Decker Alley; Lot  99  in Assessor's Block 3755 --  Request for Conditional Use Authorization under Planning Commission Resolution No. 14861 to permit the conversion of a two-story commercial building into a mixed-use, commercial and live/work building containing one live/work unit.  The site is within an SLR (Service/Light Industrial/Residential) District with a 50-X Height and Bulk Designation and is within the IPZ (Industrial Protection Zone) Buffer. 

Preliminary Recommendation:  Approval with Conditions

 

20.        1999.296M                                                                                  (RODGERS:  558‑6395)

TELECOMMUNICATIONS FACILITIES SECTION OF THE COMMUNITY FACILITIES ELEMENT‑‑CONSIDERATION OF ADOPTION‑‑Public hearing and consideration of adoption of the Telecommunications Facilities Section, an amendment to the Community Facilities Element of the General Plan of the City and County of San Francisco. The Telecommunications Facilities Section contains objectives and policies for the siting, visual appearance, and distribution of wireless telecommunications services facilities in San Francisco. The Section is based upon the San Francisco Planning Department’s August 15, 1996 Wireless Telecommunications Services (WTS) Facilities Siting Guidelines.

Preliminary Recommendation: Adopt Telecommunications Facilities Section.

 

21.        2000.200E                                                                              (EDMONDSON: 558-6384)

2412 Harrison Street Live/Work Development -- Appeal of a Preliminary Negative Declaration: The project site is located on Block 3612, Lot 2, at 2412 Harrison Street between 20th and 21st Streets and adjacent to the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department's Mission Center.  The project sponsor proposes to demolish the two existing commercial warehouse buildings (2-stories and 1-story, respectively), a total of 16,736 square feet. The project sponsor proposes to construct a 40-foot high 3-story building containing parking and live/work units on the ground floor and live/work units on the upper floors for a total of 28 parking spaces and 28 live/work units.  New construction would total about 50,140 square feet, of which approximately 36,370 square feet would be live/work space, 3,470 square feet would be common area (including circulation and lobby), and 10,300 square feet would be a ground-floor parking garage (28 independently accessible off-street parking spaces, one (1) off-street loading space, mechanical space and tenant storage).  The proposed building would have 100% lot coverage at the ground level.  The upper floors would be set back 15' from the rear property line.  The building would have an FAR of 2.6 to 1, less than the allowable 5:1.  The project site is located in the C-M Heavy Commercial Zoning District and the 40-X Height and Bulk District.  It lies within the Mixed Use Housing Zone of the Industrial Zoned Land Interim Zoning Controls where new live/work development is a principally permitted use. 

Preliminary Recommendation: Uphold Negative Declaration


 

F.         SPECIAL DISCRETIONARY REVIEW HEARING

 

At Approximately 4:00 P.M. the Planning Commission will convene into a Special Discretionary Review (DR) Hearing to hear and act on Discretionary Review matters.  Procedures governing Special DR Hearings are as follow: DR Requestor(s) are provided with up to five  (5) minutes for a presentation and those in support of the DR Requestor(s) are provided with up to three (3) minutes each.  The Project Sponsor is then provided with up to five (5) minutes for a presentation and those in support of the Project are provided with up to three (3) minutes each.  At the conclusion, each side (not each person) is provided with 2 minutes for a rebuttal.  Those cases that are scheduled on this calendar prior to 4:00 PM, but have not been called or heard by 4:00 PM, could be continued to a later time  or date as determined by the Commission.

 

22.        2000.200D

2412 HARRISON STREET                                                              (A. WONG: 558-6381)

This is a voluntary Discretionary Review of Demolition Permit Application No. 2000/08/02/6780 and Building Permit Application No. 2000/08/02/6778, proposing to demolish two buildings (one, one-story and one, two-story) and to construct a 28-unit live/work project.  The project site is within a C-M (Heavy Commercial) District, a 40-X Height and Bulk District, and a Mixed-Use Housing Zone.

Preliminary Recommendation: Take Discretionary Review and approve project with conditions.

 

23.        2000.932D                                                                             (BRESSANUTTI: 575-6892)

637 NATOMA STREET/1132 HOWARD STREET, between 7th Street and 8th Street, Lots 015 and 036 in Assessor's Block 3727--Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 9826478s for new construction of a 3-story (plus mezzanines) building containing nine live/work units and 10 ground level off-street parking spaces.  The project is within the RED (Residential Enclave District) and a 40-X Height and Bulk District along Natoma Street, and the SLR (Service/Light Industrial/Residential) District and a 50-X Height and Bulk District along Howard Street, and in a Mixed Use Housing Zone.

Preliminary Recommendation: Do not take Discretionary Review and Approve as proposed.

 

24.        2000.775D                                                                                       (MEHRA:  558-6257)

1111 LAKE STREET, south side between Funston and 12th Avenues, Lot 048 in Assessor’s Block 1372 -- Request for Discretionary Review of BPA No. 200003275485S, proposing to construct a five foot by fourteen foot, three-story horizontal addition at the rear and three foot by twelve foot addition at the side of a three-story, single-family house in an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Do not take Discretionary Review and approve the building permit application as submitted.

 

25.        2000.876D                                                                                       (MEHRA:  558-6257)

2763 GREEN STREET, south side between Baker and Broderick Streets, Lot 024 in Assessor’s Block 0955 -- Request for Discretionary Review of BPA No. 200003295753S, proposing to construct a two-story horizontal addition at the rear of a two-story single-family house in an RH-1 (Residential, House, One-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.   Preliminary Recommendation: Do not take Discretionary Review and approve the building permit application as submitted.

 

Adjournment: ____


 

NOTE: At the October 4, 2000 hearing, the Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board (Landmarks Board) will hold a public hearing on the Draft Preservation Element of the General Plan.  The Draft Preservation Element is available for review on the Department’s website: http://sfgov.org/planning.  Copies are also available by calling Catherine Bauman at 558-6287.  Comments received through this hearing date will be incorporated into a draft that will be considered by the Landmarks Board at a future hearing.  At that hearing, the Landmarks Board will consider adopting a resolution advising the Planning Commission to adopt the Draft Preservation Element.

 

 

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SAN FRANCISCO PLANNING COMMISSION



Notice of Meeting

&

Calendar



Commission Chamber - Room 400

City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

Thursday, September 28, 2000

1:30 PM



Regular Meeting




President: Anita Theoharis

Vice President: Beverly Mills

Commissioners: Roslyn Baltimore, Hector Chinchilla, William W. Fay, Cynthia Joe, Jim Salinas, Sr.



Commission Secretary: Linda D. Avery


Commission Calendars are available on the Internet at http://www.ci.sf.ca.us/planning or as a recorded message at (415) 558-6422.

THE AGENDA PACKET IS AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW AT THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT, 1660 MISSION ST., 5TH FLOOR RECEPTION


 

Commission Meeting Procedures


Material submitted by the public for Commission review prior to a scheduled hearing should be received by the Planning Department Reception Counter at 1660 Mission Street, Fifth Floor, no later than 5:00 PM the Wednesday (eight days) prior to the scheduled public hearing. Persons unable to attend a hearing may submit written comments regarding a calendared item to the Commission at the above listed address. Comments received by 11:30 AM on the day of the hearing will be made part of the official record and will be brought to the attention of the Planning Commission at the public hearing. Otherwise, submit material related to a calendared item at the scheduled hearing for distribution. For complete distribution to all Commissioners, necessary staff and case/docket/correspondence files, submit an original plus 10 copies.



Pursuant to Government Code Section 65009, if you challenge, in court, (1) the adoption or amendment of a general plan, (2) the adoption or amendment of a zoning ordinance, (3) the adoption or amendment of any regulation attached to a specific plan, (4) the adoption, amendment or modification of a development agreement, or (5) the approval of a variance, conditional use authorization, or any permit, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Planning Commission, at, or prior to, the public hearing.



Commission action on Conditional Uses and reclassification may be appealed to the Board of Supervisors within 30 days. Call (415) 554-5184 for more information. Commission actions after Discretionary Review may be appealed to the Board of Appeals within 15 days of action by the Central Permit Bureau. Call (415) 554-6720 for more information. Zoning Administrator action on a Variance application may be appealed to the Board of Appeals within 10 days of issuance of the written decision.



The Commission has instituted a policy that, in most cases, they will not call an item for consideration after 10:00 PM. If an item is scheduled but not called or introduced prior to 10:00 PM, the Commission may continue the matter to the next available hearing. Items listed on this calendar will not be heard before the stated time.



For more information related to Planning Commission matters, please call Linda D. Avery, Commission Secretary, at (415) 558-6407



Accessible Meeting Policy



Hearings are held at City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 400, Fourth Floor, San Francisco, CA. The closest accessible BART Station is the Civic Center Station located at the intersection of Market, Hyde and Grove Streets. Accessible curb side parking has been designated at points along McAllister Street. Accessible MUNI Lines serving City Hall are the 42 Downtown Loop, 9 San Bruno and 71 Haight/Noriega and the F Line. Accessible MUNI Metro Lines are the J, K, L, M, and N. For more information regarding MUNI accessible services, call (415) 923-6142. American sign language interpreters and/or a sound enhancement system will be available upon request by contacting Dorothy Jaymes at (415) 558-6403 at least 72 hours prior to a hearing. Individuals with severe allergies, environmental illnesses, multiple chemical sensitivity or related disabilities should call our accessibility hotline at (415) 554-8925 to discuss meeting accessibility. In order to assist the City's efforts to accommodate such people, attendees at public meetings are reminded that other attendees may be sensitive to various chemical based products. Please help the City to accommodate these individuals.



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For more information on your rights under the Sunshine Ordinance (Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code) or to report a violation of the ordinance, contact Donna Hall Administrator, 1 Dr. Carlton Goodlett Place, Room 244, by phone at (415) 554-7724, by fax at (415) 554-5163 or by E-mail at Donna_Hall@ci.sf.ca.us.



Copies of the Sunshine Ordinance can be obtained from the Clerk of the Sunshine Task Force, the San Francisco Library and on the City's website at www.ci.sf.ca.us/bdsupvrs/sunshine.



COMMUNICATIONS



Note: Each item on the Consent or Regular calendar may include the following documents:

1) Planning Department Case Executive Summary

2) Planning Department Case Report

3) Draft Motion or Resolution with Findings and/or Conditions

4) Public Correspondence

These items will be available for review at the Planning Department, 1660 Mission St., 5th Floor Reception.









1:30 PM _________



ROLL CALL: Commission President: Anita Theoharis

Commission Vice President: Beverly Mills

Commissioners: Roslyn Baltimore, Hector Chinchilla, William W. Fay, Cynthia Joe, Jim Salinas, Sr.

A. ITEMS PROPOSED FOR CONTINUANCE



1. 1999.684D (WILSON: 558-6602)

129 RANDALL STREET, south side between Whitney and Chenery Streets, Lot 038 in Assessor's Block 6663 -- Request for Discretionary Review of BPA No. 9911578, proposing to demolish the existing building and construct a new two-unit building in a RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Do not take Discretionary Review, approve project.

Prior Action: Public comment was closed at the February 17, 2000 hearing. The Commission continued the item to allow further discussion between the project sponsor and neighbors.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of August 17, 2000).

Note: On June 15, 2000, the Commission passed the following motions:

1st Motion: Take Discretionary Review with the following changes: 1) set back 8 feet further on the 4th floor; 2) project sponsor to continue to work with staff on architectural detailing of the facade with specific reference to the skylight on the 3rd floor. Vote of +2 -2. Commissioners Antenore and Joe voted no. Commissioners Theoharis, Martin and Mills were absent.

2nd Motion: Take Discretionary Review with the following changes: 1) remove 4th floor 2) modify the front facade to fit into the character of the neighborhood. Vote +2 -2. Commissioners Chinchilla and Richardson voted no. Commissioners Theoharis, Martin and Mills were absent.

Note: On July 27, 2000, the representative of the project sponsor submitted revised plans. The Commission continued the matter for one week so they, staff, and the Discretionary Review Requestor would have an opportunity to review the new submission.

Note: On August 3, 2000, a motion to take Discretionary Review and remove the 4th floor failed to carry by a vote of +3 -3. The matter was continued to August 17, 2000. Commissioners Mills, Chinchilla and Richardson voted no. Commissioner Salinas was excused.

Note: On August 17, 2000, the Commission passed the following motions:

1st. Motion: Take Discretionary Review with the following changes: 1) remove 4th floor; 2) modify the front facade to fit into the character of the neighborhood. Vote of + 3 -3. Commissioners Chinchilla, Mills and Salinas voted no.

2nd Motion: Take Discretionary Review with the following changes: 1) set back 8 feet further on the 4th floor; 2) modify the front facade to fit into the character of the neighborhood. Vote of +3 -3. Commissioners Theoharis, Antenore and Joe voted no.

(Proposed for Continuance to October 5, 2000)



2. 2000.118E (BUFORD: 558-5973)

HARDING GOLF COURSE, Appeal of Preliminary Negative Declaration. The proposed project involves the upgrading and minor changes in the layout of Harding Park Golf Course, an 18-hole course located at Lake Merced in southwestern San Francisco. The existing nine-hole Fleming Course would not be substantially altered. The proposed project would include: removal of all existing grasses, replanting of tees, fairways, greens, and roughs with new grasses; realignment of the 13th fairway and green and relocation of the 18th green; and minor repositioning of several other greens and tees. Excavation and shaping of the ground surface would be required, generally to a depth of one foot or less. All existing buildings, including the clubhouse and pro shop, restaurant, cart barn, and maintenance building (totaling about 17,500 sq. ft. of floor area), would be demolished and replaced with new structures that would have approximately 30,000 sq. ft. of floor area. New structures include a combined and larger restaurant and clubhouse, and banquet facilities for group events. The proposed project would include construction of a driving range at a new location, double-decked with lighting to allow nighttime use; the existing driving range would be upgraded. Artificial turf would be used on the driving ranges. New irrigation systems would be installed on both the Harding and Fleming courses. Existing parking lots would be demolished and replaced at generally the same location as the main lot; about 50 parking spaces would be added. About 120 mature trees - mostly eucalyptus, cypress, and pine - would be removed as part of the project; additional trees may be removed as part of a city plan to replace existing trees that are nearing the end of their life span. No wetlands would be affected by project-related construction. The project site is in a P (Public) Use District and an OS (Open Space) Height and Bulk District, and is within the Local Coastal Zone permit area.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of September 14. 2000)

Preliminary Recommendation: Uphold Negative Declaration

(Proposed for Continuance to October 5, 2000)



3. 1999.410E (HELMUTH: 558-5971)

450 RHODE ISLAND STREET DEVELOPMENT - CERTIFICATION OF THE FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT - The project site occupies Assessor's Block 3978, Lot 001, bounded by 17th, Rhode Island, Kansas and Mariposa Streets, and is in an M-1 (Light Industrial) Zoning District, in an Industrial Protection Zone (IPZ), and a 40-X Height and Bulk District. The proposed project would involve the demolition of an existing auto service and repair facility and the construction of a four-story, six-level building to provide approximately 312,724 square feet of multimedia space. The building would also provide 546 off-street parking spaces, 80 bicycle spaces and two off-street loading spaces. Please note: The public hearing on the Draft EIR is closed. The public comment period for the Draft EIR ended on July 25, 2000. The Planning Commission does not conduct public review of Final EIRs. Public comments on the certification may be presented to the Planning Commission during the Public Comment portion of the Commission calendar.

Preliminary Recommendation: Certify Environmental Impact Report.

(Proposed for Continuance to October 5, 2000)



4. 1999.410C (SCOTT: 558-6317)

450 RHODE ISLAND STREET. Assessor's Block 3978, Lot 001, bounded by 17th, Rhode Island, Kansas and Mariposa Streets --Request for Conditional Use Authorization (Planned Unit Development) to allow an alternate method of height measurement, provision of more parking than the maximum and findings related to demolition of an industrial building.. The proposed project would demolish a one story steel frame building occupied by an auto repair service (S. & C. Motors) to construct a new campus style building containing approximately 295,000 sq. ft. of Multimedia/business service space, ranging in height from 16.5 to 49.5 feet, and providing 546 parking spaces. The 80,000 sq. ft. site is in an M-1 (Light Industrial)



zoning district, Industrial Protection Zone (IPZ) and in a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

(Proposed for Continuance to October 5, 2000)



5. 1999.243D (BANALES: 558-6339)

673-683 BRANNAN STREET/168-178 BLUXOME STREET, Lots 20 and 21 in Assessor's Block 3785, Staff-initiated Discretionary Review of Building Permits Application Nos. 9907388 through 9907391, proposing new construction of 177 live/work units. The subject property is in a SLI (Service / Light Industrial) Zoning District and a 50-X Height-Bulk District. It also lies within the Industrial Protection Zone, pursuant to Planning Commission Resolution No. 14861.

Preliminary Recommendation: Do not take Discretionary review; approve project as proposed.

(Proposed for Continuance to October 5, 2000)



6. 2000.467C (TAM: 558-6325)

2362 MARKET STREET, north side of Market Street between Castro Street and 16th Street; Lot 11 in Assessor's Block 3562 - Request for a Conditional Use authorization pursuant to Planning Code Section 721.21 and 721.42, to allow the establishment of a full-service restaurant, approximately 3,375 square feet in size, in the Upper Market Neighborhood Commercial District. The proposal is to establish the Long Life Noodle Company and Jook Joint, providing approximately 80 seats and operating between 11:30 am to 11:00 pm. The proposal will include minor interior and exterior alterations that will not result in expansion of the building envelope.

Preliminary Recommendation: Pending

(Proposed for Continuance to October 26, 2000)



B. PUBLIC COMMENT



At this time, members of the public may address the Commission on items of interest to the public that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Commission except agenda items. With respect to agenda items, your opportunity to address the Commission will be afforded when the item is reached in the meeting with one exception. When the agenda item has already been reviewed in a public hearing at which members of the public were allowed to testify and the Commission has closed the public hearing, your opportunity to address the Commission must be exercised during the Public Comment portion of the Calendar. Each member of the public may address the Commission for up to three minutes. If it is demonstrated that comments by the public will exceed 15 minutes, the President or chairperson may continue Public Comment to another time during the meeting.



"The Brown Act forbids a commission from taking action or discussing any item not appearing on the posted agenda, including those items raised at public comment. In response to public comment, the commission is limited to:

(1) responding to statements made or questions posed by members of the public; or

(2) requesting staff to report back on a matter at a subsequent meeting; or

(3) directing staff to place the item on a future agenda. (Government Code Section 54954.2(a))



C. COMMISSIONERS' QUESTIONS AND MATTERS



7. Commission Matters



D. DIRECTOR'S REPORT



8. Director's Announcements.



9. Review of Past Week's Events at the Board of Supervisors & Board of Appeals.



10. (ALUMBAUGH: 558-6601)

BETTER NEIGHBORHOODS 2002 CONSULTANT CONTRACTS

Consideration of a proposal to approve resolutions authorizing the Director of Planning to enter into contract with urban design, transportation planning, and economic and real estate consultants for funded work associated with the Better Neighborhoods 2002 program.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

(Continued from Regular Meeting of September 21, 2000)



11. (KOONTS: 558-6372/CORRETTE: 558-6295)

CENTRAL WATERFRONT CULTURAL RESOURCES SURVEY. Survey area bounded by 16th Street to the north, Islais Creek to the south, I-280 to the west and the Bay to the east. The Planning Department is asking the Planning Commission and the public to review and comment on the proposed survey. The proposed survey is the first phase of a multi-year survey that will be used to create a citywide inventory of cultural resources. The need for a citywide inventory of cultural resources is identified in the Draft Preservation Element of the General Plan, May 31, 2000.



E. REGULAR CALENDAR



12a. 2000.725C (KEYLON: 558-6613)

2500 MARKET STREET, north side between Diamond and Castro Streets, thru lot from Market Street to 17th Street, Lot 1 in Assessor's Block 2648- Request for Conditional Use Authorization under Planning Code Section 209.2(a) to use the existing structure as transitional housing for up to 15 homeless youths within an RH-3 (Residential, House, Three-Family) District and 40-X Height and Bulk District. The Zoning Administrator will conduct a joint hearing on a request for an off-street parking variance under Planning Code Section 151 and usable open space variance under Planning Code Section 135.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions

(Continued from Regular Meeting of September 7, 2000)



12b. 2000.725V (KEYLON: 558-6613)

2500 MARKET STREET, north side between Diamond and Castro Streets, thru lot from Market Street to 17th Street; Lot 1 in Assessor's Block 2648 in an RH-3 (Residential House, Three-Family) District and 40-X Height and Bulk District. OFF-STREET PARKING AND USABLE OPEN SPACE VARIANCES SOUGHT: The proposal is to establish transitional housing for up to 15 homeless youths in the currently vacant two-story, former City Athletic Club building, without providing any required off-street parking or usable open space.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of September 7, 2000)

13. 2000.546C (SANCHEZ: 558-6679)

1320 VAN NESS AVENUE- (REGENCY THEATER), northeast corner at Sutter Street; Lot 013 in Assessor's Block 0670: Request for Conditional Use authorization pursuant to Section 209.6(b) of the Planning Code to install a total of twelve antennas and a base transceiver station on an existing four-story over basement building (Regency Theater) as part of Nextel's wireless telecommunications network in an RC-4 (Residential-Commercial Combined, High Density) District and a 130-V Height and Bulk District within the Van Ness Special Use District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions 14. 2000.824C (YOUNG: 558-6346)

1351 GRANT AVENUE, west side between Vallejo and Green Streets; Lot 002 in Assessor's Block 0131: -- Consideration of the possible revocation of conditional use or the possible modification of or placement of additional conditions per Planning Code Section 303(f) of a prior authorization to allow the establishment of a full-service restaurant and bar, approximately 3,400 square feet in floor area, within the North Beach Neighborhood Commercial District and 40-X Height and Bulk District. The proposal is to consider revocation, modification, or placement of additional conditions on a conditional use authorization approved on December 17, 1998, for the conversion of a vacant commercial space, the former Figoni Hardware Store, into a full-service restaurant and bar, per Planning Code Sections 722.41 and 722.42. The proposed full-service restaurant and bar is located on the ground floor level of an existing three-story residential over commercial building. The proposal was approved under Building Permit Application No. 9912999. There have been unresolved complaints from the community in relation to the construction and operation of the facilities and the possible eviction of residential tenants within the building.

Preliminary Recommendation: Planning Commission to schedule a subsequent hearing to consider the revocation, modification, or placement of additional conditions on the conditional use authorized in Motion No. 14785 under Case No. 1998.243C.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of September 21, 2000)

15. 2000.397C (KIM: 558-6290)

1850 IRVING STREET, northeast corner at Irving Street and 20th Avenue; Lot 025 in Assessor's Block 1731- Request for Conditional Use Authorization to allow the installation of 16 panel antennas and an interior equipment shelter on the ground floor of an existing mixed-use building as part of a wireless telecommunication network, pursuant to Planning Code Section 711.83, in an NC-2 (Small-Scale Neighborhood Commercial) District and a 105-A Height and Bulk District. The proposal is to construct a fiberglass extension to an existing rooftop penthouse and flush mount a total of 16 panel antennas on all four sides. Each antenna measures approximately 36" tall by 10.25" wide and 3" deep. The top of the antennas would be approximately 115'-6" above sidewalk grade. All antennas would be painted to match the fiberglass penthouse. The equipment cabinet would be located on the ground floor and would not be visible from the street.

Preliminary Recommendation: Pending

(Continued from Regular Meeting of September 14, 2000)

16. 2000.709C (JONES: 558-6477)

246-260 JUDAH STREET, north side of Judah Street between 8th Avenue and 7th Avenue; Lot 023 in Assessors Block 1762 -- Request for a Conditional Use authorization to install a wireless telecommunication facility consisting of three (3) panel antennas and three (3) equipment cabinets on the rooftop of the existing three-story, approximately 38-foot high, Mixed Use (residential over commercial) building in the NC-2 (small scale neighborhood commercial) and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions

17. 2000.401C (SNYDER: 575-6891)

1177 HARRISON STREET, southeast side between 7th and 8th Streets, Lot 131 in Assessor's Block 3758 -- Request for Conditional Use authorization under Planning Code Section 817.73 and 227(h) to install three sectors of antennas (four antennas in each sector) on the building's rooftop , in an SLI (Service/Light Industrial) District and a 30-X Height and Bulk District. The antennas would be mounted on poles on the rooftop approximately 37.5 feet above grade or 4.5-feet above the height of the building's parapet. The first sector would be installed on the southwest side of the building approximately 46-feet from the front of the building. The second sector would be installed on the northeast side of the building approximately 25-feet from the front of the building. The third sector would be installed at the east corner of the building. The antennas would not be screened. As part of the proposal, a base transceiver station would be installed on the property. The installation of the antennas and related equipment would be part of a wireless transmission network operated by Nextel Communications.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions



18. 2000.640C (SNYDER: 575-6891)

1200 FOLSOM STREET, northwest corner of Folsom Street and 8th Street, Lot 6 in Assessor's Block 3729 -- Request for Conditional Use authorization under Planning Code Sections 816.73 and 227(h) to install three panel antennas on the Folsom Street - 8th Street corner of the rooftop in a SLR(Service / Light Industrial / Residential Mixed Use) District and a 50-X Height and Bulk District. The antennas would be installed within a stealth exhaust vent and would be approximately 30.66-feet above grade or 7.66-feet above the height of the building's parapet; the antennas would be setback from the Folsom Street frontage by approximately 5-feet and setback from the 8th Street frontage by approximately eight-feet. As part of the proposal, a base transceiver station would be installed on the property. The installation of the antennas and related equipment would be part of a wireless transmission network operated by Sprint PCS.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions



19. 2000.467C (TAM: 558-6325)

2362 MARKET STREET, north side of Market Street between Castro Street and 16th Street; Lot 11 in Assessor's Block 3562 - Request for a Conditional Use authorization pursuant to Planning Code Section 721.21 and 721.42, to allow the establishment of a full-service restaurant, approximately 3,375 square feet in size, in the Upper Market Neighborhood Commercial District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions



20. 2000.788C (WONG: 558-6381)

3126 - 22ND STREET, north side, between South Van Ness Avenue and Capp Street; Lot 012 in Assessor 's Block 3615 - Request for Conditional Use authorization to reduce the number of off-street parking spaces for a residential use required in a NC-1 (Neighborhood Commercial Cluster) Zoning District and a 50-X Height and Bulk District, pursuant to Planning Code Section 161(j). This proposal is to change the use of the first floor from office to residential in order to legalize the residential use and, thereby, establish a two-unit dwelling. Alterations to the exterior consist of the replacement and reconstruction of the rear stair, and modifications to the first floor interior will be to legalize the first floor unit and to address violations of the Building Code. In addition, the proposal includes the construction of an arbor, not to exceed 8'-0" in height, in the rear yard.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions





F. SPECIAL DISCRETIONARY REVIEW HEARING

At Approximately 4:00 P.M. the Planning Commission will convene into a Special Discretionary Review (DR) Hearing to hear and act on Discretionary Review matters. Procedures governing Special DR Hearings are as follow: DR Requestor(s) are provided with up to five (5) minutes for a presentation and those in support of the DR Requestor(s) are provided with up to three (3) minutes each. The Project Sponsor is then provided with up to five (5) minutes for a presentation and those in support of the Project are provided with up to three (3) minutes each. At the conclusion, each side (not each person) is provided with 2 minutes for a rebuttal. Those cases that are scheduled on this calendar prior to 4:00 PM, but have not been called or heard by 4:00 PM, could be continued to a later time or date as determined by the Commission.



21. 2000.878D (KEYLON: 558-6613)

652 16TH AVENUE, between Balboa & Cabrillo, Lot 028 in Assessor's Block 1629 -- Request for Discretionary Review of BPA No. 200003033387, proposing to extend all three existing floors at the rear, add a two-story extension beyond the new three-story extension and construct a new fourth floor on top of an existing three-story, single-family dwelling in an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Take Discretionary Review and approve with staff modifications.

22. 2000.905D (KEYLON: 558-6613)

43 STARVIEW WAY, Lot 009, in Assessor's Block 2833. Request for Discretionary Review of BPA No. 200006021588, to construct a third floor addition, approximately 390 square feet, at the front of an existing two-story, single family dwelling within RH-1 (Residential House, One-Family) District; and 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Take Discretionary Review and approve with staff modifications.



23. 1998.559D (MARTIN: 558-6616)

1 ARKANSAS STREET, east side between 16th and 17th Streets, Loot 001C in Assessor's Block 3952 -- Request for Discretionary Review of BPA 99211187S, proposing conversion of a 32,116 gross square foot manufacturing/warehouse/office use to an Internet Technology/Business Service use. The property is in an M-2 (Heavy Industrial) Zoning District, the Industrial Protection Zone and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Do not take Discretionary Review and approve the project as proposed.





Adjournment: ____


NOTE: At the October 4, 2000 hearing, the Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board (Landmarks Board) will hold a public hearing on the Draft Preservation Element of the General Plan. The Draft Preservation Element is available for review on the Department's website: http://sfgov.org/planning. Copies are also available by calling Catherine Bauman at 558-6287. Comments received through this hearing date will be incorporated into a draft document that will be considered by the Landmarks Board at a future hearing. At that hearing, the Landmarks Board will consider adopting a resolution advising the Planning Commission to adopt the Draft Preservation Element.

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