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February 01, 2001

February 01, 2001

 

SAN FRANCISCO PLANNING COMMISSION


 

Notice of Meeting

&

Calendar

 

Commission Chambers - Room 400

City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

Thursday, February 1, 2001

1:30 PM

Regular Meeting

 

President:  Anita Theoharis

Vice President:  William W. Fay

Commissioners: Roslyn Baltimore; 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 STREET, 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, 5th 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) 575-6880 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.

 

Cell Phone and/or Sound-Producing Electronic Devices Usage at Hearings

 

Effective January 21, 2001, the Board of Supervisors amended the Sunshine Ordinance by adding the following provision:  The ringing of and use of cell phones, pagers and similar sound-producing electronic devices are prohibited at this meeting.  Please be advised that the Chair may order the removal from the meeting room of any person(s) responsible for the ringing or use of a cell phone, pager, or other similar sound-producing electronic devices (67A.1 Prohibiting the use of cell phones, pagers and similar sound-producing electronic devices at and during public meetings).

 

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, 4th 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 curbside 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.

 

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 B. Goodlett Place, Room 409, by phone at (415) 554-7724, by fax at (415) 554-7854 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:       William W. Fay

Commissioners:                         Roslyn Baltimore; Hector Chinchilla; Cynthia Joe; Jim Salinas, Sr.

 

A.         ITEM PROPOSED FOR CONTINUANCE

 

            1.         2000.428D                                                                                      (NIKITAS : 558-6306)

                        1615 BRODERICK STREET - west side between Sutter and Bush Streets, Block 1053, Lot 002: Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2000/10/06/2475, to remodel an existing Group Home in an RH-3/40-X District.

                        Preliminary Recommendation:  Approval with Conditions

                        (Proposed for Continuance to February 8, 2001)

 

B.         COMMISSIONERS’ QUESTIONS AND MATTERS

 

2.                                                     Consideration of Adoption - draft minutes of January 11, 2001

 

            3.        Commission Matters

 

C.         DIRECTOR’S REPORT

 

            4.         Director’s Announcements

 

            5.         Review of Past Week’s Events at the Board of Supervisors and Board of Appeals

 

D.         REGULAR CALENDAR

 

            6.         2000.1031C                                                                                         (CHIN:  575-6897)

                        1060 – 1068 HYDE STREET - southeast corner of Hyde Street and California; Lot 023 in Assessor’s Block 0251.  Request for Conditional Use authorization pursuant to Section 723.83 of the Planning Code to install a total of three antennas and a base transceiver station on an existing two-story over basement building, also known as the Hyde Out Bar, as part of Sprint’s wireless network in the Polk Street Neighborhood Commercial District and a 65-A Height and Bulk District.  As per the City & County of San Francisco’s Wireless Transmission Services (WTS) Facilities Siting Guidelines the proposal is a Preference 6.

                        Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

 

            7.         2000.385C                                                                                    (SANCHEZ: 558-6679)

2001 UNION STREET - southwest corner at Buchanan Street; Lot 024 in Assessor’s Block 0541.  Request for Conditional Use Authorization pursuant to Section 725.83 of the Planning Code to install a total of eight antennas on the existing rooftop penthouses and an equipment shelter on the second floor of the existing six-story mixed-use building as part of Nextel’s wireless telecommunications network within the Union Street Neighborhood Commercial District (NCD) and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.  As per the City & County of San Francisco’s Wireless Transmission Services (WTS) Facilities Siting Guidelines the proposal is a Preference 2 (co-location site).

                        Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions

                        (Continued from Regular Meeting of December 14, 2000)

 

            8.         2000.1221C                                                                                              (LI:  558-6396)

                        450 SUTTER STREET - north side between Powell and Stockton Streets; Lot 006 in Assessor’s Block 0285.  Request for Conditional-Use Authorization pursuant to Section 219(c) of the Planning Code to consolidate existing office and retail spaces into a single office space of approximately 15,227 square feet on the third and fourth floors of the 450 Sutter Medical-Dental Building within a C-3-R (Downtown Retail) District and an 80-130-F Height and Bulk District.

                        Preliminary Recommendation:  Approval with Conditions

 

 

E.         SPECIAL DISCRETIONARY REVIEW HEARING

 

At the conclusion of the Regular Calendar, 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 two (2) minutes for a rebuttal. 

 

            9.         2001.0036D                                                                                      (WONG:  558-6381)

                        1955 PALOU AVENUE - south side, between Rankin Street and Silver Avenue; Lot 037 in Assessor’s Block 5330.  Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 200005311379S - a proposal to construct a two-story front and side addition to a single-family dwelling, in an RH-1 (Residential, House, Single-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

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

 

            10.        2000.1200D                                                                                    (FALLAY:  558-6367)

                        4515 20th Street - south side between Eureka and Douglass, Lot No. 049, in Assessor’s Block 2749.  Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 9909606, case No. 2000.1200D proposing to construct a second‑story addition with new decks at the first floor level of the existing one‑story‑over‑garage, single‑family dwelling in RH‑2 (Residential House, Two‑Family) District and a 40‑x Height and Bulk District.

                        Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions

 

            11.        2000.1203D                                                                              (M. SNYDER:  575-6391)

                        969 DEHARO STREET - east side between Southern Heights Avenue and 22nd Street, Lot 37 in Assessor’s Block 4096.  Staff initiated Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2000/11/28/6722 proposing to merge two dwelling units into one unit, 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 as submitted. 

 

            12.        2000.945D                                                                                       (NIKITAS: 558-6306)

                        2628 BRODERICK STREET - east side between Green and Vallejo Streets, Lot 011 in Assessor’s Block 0954.  Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2000/09/22/1261, to correct a Notice of Violation No. 200000937, regarding removal and replacement of walls and the cross-gable roof at rear, in conjunction with work done on a previously issued building permit, in an RH-1/40-X District.

                        Preliminary Recommendation: Do not take Discretionary Review and approve Application with height corrections as submitted by applicant.

 

            13.        1999.770DDDDD                                                                              (WILSON: 558‑6602)

                        567 ‑ 569 SANCHEZ STREET - east side between 19th and Hancock Streets; Lot 032 in Assessor’s Block 3585.  The proposal is to demolish an existing single‑family dwelling with a detached garage and construct a new three-story plus attic-over-garage, two‑family dwelling, in an RH‑3 (Residential, House, Three‑Family) District and a 40‑X Height and Bulk District.

                        Preliminary Recommendation: Take Discretionary Review and approve the project with modifications.

 

F.         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.

 

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))

 

Adjournment: ____


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

San Francisco Planning Commission

1660 Mission Street, 5th Floor

San Francisco, CA  94103-2414

 

 

 

 

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