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City and County of San Francisco

February 08, 2001

February 08, 2001

 

SAN FRANCISCO PLANNING COMMISSION


 

Notice of Meeting

&

Calendar

 

Commission Chambers - Room 400

City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

Thursday, February 8, 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: Planning Commission, 1660 Mission Street, 5th Floor, San Francisco, CA  94103-2414.  Comments received by 11:00 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.

 

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

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, 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 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 P.M.   _________

 

ROLL CALL:      Commission President:              Anita Theoharis

                        Commission Vice President:       William W. Fay

Commissioners:                         Roslyn Baltimore; Hector Chinchilla; Cynthia Joe;

                                                Jim Salinas, Sr.

 

A.         ITEMS PROPOSED FOR CONTINUANCE

 

            1a.        2000.552XBCV                                                                                   (LIGHT:  558:6254)

                        199 NEW MONTGOMERY STREET - East side between and with secondary frontages on Natoma and Howard Streets, Lot 21, in Assessor’s Block 3722.  Request under Planning Code Section 309 (Downtown Code) for Determinations of Compliance and Exceptions, including an exception to the Separation of Towers requirement (Section 132.1(c)) and an exception to the Reduction of Ground Level Wind Current requirement (Section 148 (a)).  The proposal is for the construction of a 15-story, 150-foot tall building that would contain approximately 48,520 gross square feet of office use, 100 dwelling units, 4,800 square feet of retail use, and 70 underground parking spaces to be located on the site of an existing commercial surface parking lot.  The proposed project lies within a C-3-O (SD) (Downtown, Office) District and within a 150-S Height and Bulk District.

                        Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions

                        (Continued from Regular Meeting of January 25, 2001)

                        (Proposed for Continuance to February 15, 2001)

 

            1b.        2000.552XBCV                                                                                   (LIGHT:  558:6254)

                        199 NEW MONTGOMERY STREET - East side between and with secondary frontages on Natoma and Howard Streets, Lot 21, in Assessor’s Block 3722.  Request under Planning Code Sections 320-325 (Office Development Limitation Program) for a 15-story, 150-foot tall building with up to 48,520 gross square feet of office space, approximately 100 dwelling units, 4,800 square feet of retail space, and 70 parking spaces, to be located on the site of an existing commercial surface parking lot.  Pursuant to Planning Code Section 313, the Department has determined that the project would result in the net addition of approximately 48,520 square feet of gross floor area office use, requiring compliance with the Office of Affordable Housing Production Program.  The proposed project lies within a C-3-O (SD) (Downtown, Office) District and within a 150-S Height and Bulk District.

                        Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions

                        (Continued from Regular Meeting of January 25, 2001)

                        (Proposed for Continuance to February 15, 2001)

 

            1c.        2000.552XBCV                                                                                   (LIGHT:  558:6254)

                        199 NEW MONTGOMERY STREET - East side between and with secondary frontages on Natoma and Howard Streets, Lot 21, in Assessor’s Block 3722.  Request for a Conditional-Use authorization to allow non-accessory parking.  The proposal is for the construction of a 15-story, 150-foot tall building that would contain approximately 48,520 gross square feet of office use, 100 dwelling units, 4,800 square feet of retail use, and 70 underground parking spaces, to be located on the site of an existing commercial surface parking lot.  The proposed project lies within a C-3-O (SD) (Downtown, Office) District and within a 150-S Height and Bulk District.

                        Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions

                        (Continued from Regular Meeting of January 25, 2001)

                        (Proposed for Continuance to February 15, 2001)


 

            1d.        2000.552XBCV                                                                                   (LIGHT:  558:6254)

                        199 NEW MONTGOMERY STREET - East side between and with secondary frontages on Natoma and Howard Streets, Lot 21, in Assessor’s Block 3722 -- Request under Planning Code Section 140 for a Variance for dwelling unit exposure.  The proposal is for the construction of a 15-story, 150-foot tall building that would contain approximately 48,520 gross square feet of office use, 100 dwelling units, 4,800 square feet of retail use, and 70 underground parking spaces, to be located on the site of an existing commercial surface parking lot.  The proposed project lies within a C-3-O (SD) (Downtown, Office) District and within a 150-S Height and Bulk District.

                        (Continued from Regular Meeting of January 25, 2001)

                        (Proposed for Continuance to February 15, 2001)

 

            2a.        2000.171CX                                                                                      (MILLER: 558-6344)

                        466 BUSH STREET - north side between Grant Avenue and Kearny Street, Lot 42 in Assessor’s Block 270.  Request for Determination of Compliance pursuant to Section 309 with respect to a proposal to construct a ten-story Hotel approximately 99 feet in height and containing approximately 91 guest rooms, also involving a request for exceptions to Planning Code standards for building height and bulk (Sections 263.8 and 272, et seq.) -- in a C-3-R (Downtown Retail) District and a 80-130-F Height and Bulk District.

                        Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions

                        (Proposed for Continuance to February 15, 2001)

                       

            2b.        2000.171CX:                                                                                     (MILLER: 558-6344)

                        466 BUSH STREET - north side between Grant Avenue and Kearny Street, Lot 42 in Assessor’s Block 270.  Request for authorization of a Conditional Use for modification of a previously-imposed condition (time limit for start of construction -- Motion No. 14797) for a HOTEL containing approximately 91 rooms -- in a C-3-R (Downtown Retail) District and a 80-130-F Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions

(Proposed for Continuance to February 15, 2001)

 

            3a.        2000.1269RB                                                                                 (BAUMAN: 558-6287)

                        India Basin Industrial Redevelopment Project Area Plan Amendment - Request for a finding of consistency with the General Plan for an amendment to the Redevelopment Plan for the India Basin Industrial Park.  The amendment would apply to Lot 23 in Assessor’s Block 5203, 3433 Third Street.  It would allow up to 50,000 gross square feet of Retail and Business Services uses (a category that includes business and professional offices) and would reduce the parking requirement to one space for each 1,000 occupied square feet of Business Services space, and one space for each 7,000 gross square feet of Telecommunication space.  It would reduce the loading requirement to one space for each 100,000 square feet of Retail, Business Services, and Telecommunications space.  This amendment would enable the construction of a proposed development at 3433 Third Street, which is a five-story building containing an approximately 111,000 square feet of telecommunications switching facility; 42,000 square feet of office space; 7,500 square feet of retail space; a 6,000-square-foot public plaza and 73 parking spaces. 

                        Preliminary Recommendation: Find the proposed amendment of the Redevelopment Plan consistent with the General Plan.

                        (Proposed for Continuance to March 1, 2001)

 

            3b.        2000.1269RB                                                                                (BAUMAN:  558-6287)

3433 Third Street - the proposal 3433 Third Street requires the authorization of up to 42,000 square feet of office space from the  "Reserve for Smaller Buildings" established in Planning Code Section 321 (Office Development Annual Limit).  This notice shall also set forth an initial determination of net addition of gross square feet of office space, pursuant to Planning Code Sections 313.4 and 314.4. The site is in the India Basin Industrial Park Redevelopment Area, and in the M-2 Zoning District and the 65-J Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation:  Allocate up to 42,000 square feet of office space from the "Reserve for Smaller Buildings."

                        (Proposed for Continuance to March 1, 2001)

 

            4.         2000.677C                                                                                           (CHIN:  575-6897)

373 BROADWAY STREET - southeast corner of Broadway Street and Bartol Street; Lot 018 in Assessors Block 0164: -- Request for Conditional Use authorization pursuant to Section 714.83 of the Planning Code to install a total of twelve antennas and a base transceiver station on an existing four-story over basement building, as part of AT&Ts wireless cellular network in the Broadway (Neighborhood Commercial) District and a 65-A Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation:  Approval with Conditions

(Continued from Regular Meeting of January 18, 2001)

(Proposed for Continuance to March 8, 2001)

 

            5a.        2000.190BX                                                                                   (LeBLANC: 558-6351)

                        201 SECOND STREET, southeast corner of Second Street and Howard Street, Lot 97 in Assessor’s Block 3736, -- Request under Planning Code Sections 320-325 (Office Development Limitation Program) for a ten-story, 140-foot tall building with a total of approximately 45,000 gross square feet including approximately 35,000 square feet of office space and 8,000 square feet of retail and/or restaurant space.  The project also includes approximately 860 square feet of open space.  This project lies within a C-3-O (SD) (Downtown Office, Special Development) District and within the 350-S Height and Bulk District.

                        Preliminary Recommendation: Pending

                        (Proposed for Continuance to March 8, 2001)

 

            5b.        2000.190BX                                                                                   (LeBLANC: 558-6351)

                        201 SECOND STREET PROJECT - southeast corner of Second Street and Howard Street, Lot 97 in Assessor’s Block 3736.  Request under (1) Planning Code Section 309 (Downtown Code) for Determinations of Compliance and Exceptions, including an exception to the setback requirements of Section 132.1 of the Code for a ten-story, 140-foot tall building with a total of approximately 45,000 gross square feet including approximately 35,000 square feet of office space and 8,000 square feet of retail and/or restaurant space.  The project also includes approximately 860 square feet of open space.  This project lies within a C-3-O (SD) (Downtown Office, Special Development) District and within the 350-S Height and Bulk District.

                        Preliminary Recommendation:  Pending

            (Proposed for Continuance to March 8, 2001)

 

            6.         2000.1118DDDD                                                                               (NIKITAS: 558-6306)

                        33 WALNUT STREET - between Pacific Avenue and Jackson Streets, Lot 002 in Assessor’s Block 0972, Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2000/05/01/9654, proposing to demolish existing rear deck and bay window, and to add a rear extension 19’-10" deep at the first floor and crawl space level below and extending 15’-10" deep at the second-story with a roof deck above and a new attic level dormer at the front of the 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 project as submitted

                        (Continued from Regular Meeting of January 18, 2001)

                        (DISCRETIONARY REVIEWS WITHDRAWN)

 

B.         COMMISSIONERS’ QUESTIONS AND MATTERS

 

            7.         Consideration of Adoption - draft minutes of January 18 and 25, 2001

 

            8.         Commission Matters

 

C.         DIRECTOR’S REPORT

 

            9.         Director’s Announcements

 

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

 

D.                  REGULAR CALENDAR

 

            11.        1997.433A                                                                                   (KOMETANI: 558-6478)

22 ALTA STREET - north side between Montgomery and Sansome Streets, Lot 34A in Assessor’s Block 106. Request for Certificate of Appropriateness authorization, under Article 10 of the Planning Code, to construct a new, one-unit, residential building, two-stories at the front (Alta Street) elevation and five-stories at the rear in the Telegraph Hill Historic District.  The subject property is zoned RH-3 (House, Three-Family) District and is in a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

(Continued from Regular Meeting of January 18, 2001)

 

            12.        2000.1099X                                                                               (CRAWFORD: 558-6358)

                        57 JESSIE STREET - Lot 020 in Assessor’s Block 3708. Request under Planning Code Sections 309 Permit Review in C-3 Districts) for approval of Building Permit No. 2001/01/05/9328S, to construct a seven-story building with two basement levels; eighty- three (83) foot tall, 11,808 gross-square-foot mechanical services building to support the adjacent educational institution building of Golden Gate University.  No exceptions under Section 309 have been requested.  This project lies within a C-3-O (Downtown, Office) District and within the 500-S Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions.

 

            13.        2000.591C                                                                                             (TAM: 558-6325)

                        1701 37TH AVENUE - southwest corner of Moraga Street and 37th Avenue, Lots 1 and 5 in Assessor’s Block 2012. Request for Conditional Use Authorization under Planning Code Section 209.3(g) for the reconstruction and expansion of an existing private elementary school (West Portal Lutheran School).  The proposal is to demolish an existing one and two-story school building and construct a new, three-story school building, approximately 21,751 square feet. The proposal would expand the existing school size by adding two kindergarten classrooms and approximately 60 students and two teachers, totaling eight classrooms with a maximum student enrollment of 240. The property lies within an RH-1 (Residential, House, One-Family) District and 40-X Height and Bulk District

                        Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions

 

            14.        2000.682C                                                                             (BRESSANUTTI: 575-6892)

                        290-296 VALENCIA STREET - northwest corner of 14th Street, Lot 10 in Assessor’s Block 3533.  Request for authorization to modify a prior conditional use authorization (Case No. 97.870C for 36 units of rental housing for seniors, including four affordable units, and 2,900 square feet of retail commercial space) to change (1) the occupancy of the units from rental to ownership and (2) the qualifying age from 62 to 55.  All other aspects of the prior conditional use authorization would remain unchanged.  The property is in a CM (Heavy Commercial) District, and a 50-X Height and Bulk District.

                        Preliminary Recommendation:  Disapproval of change from rental to ownership; approval of change in the age qualification.

 

            15.        2000.336C                                                                                            (CHIN: 575-6897)

                        1610 SACRAMENTO STREET, north side of Sacramento near the northeast corner of  Sacramento and Larkin; Lot 007 in Assessor’s Block 0621:--  Request for Conditional Use authorization pursuant to Section 253 of the Planning Code to demolish a single family dwelling and construct a five-story, 50 foot tall, eight unit building, in a RM-3 (Residential, Mixed, Medium Density) Zoning District and a 65-A Height and Bulk District.

                        Preliminary Recommendation:  Approval with Conditions

 

            16.        2000.1105C                                                                               (M. SNYDER: 575-6891)

                        128 TEXAS STREET - west side between 17th and Mariposa Streets, Lot 32 in Assessor’s Block 3985 -- Request for Conditional Use authorization to establish one artist live/work unit in an existing building, currently being used as an artist studio, in an M-1 (Light Industrial) District, a 40-X Height and Bulk District, and an Industrial Protection Buffer Zone.  The new live/work unit would include approximately 3,000 square feet of floor area.  The proposal includes enclosing the area in front of the building behind a 12-foot tall fence and gate; no addition to the existing building is being proposed.

                        Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions

 

            17.        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 December 7, 2000)

 

E.                  SPECIAL DISCRETIONARY REVIEW HEARING

 

At Approximately 3:30 PM 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 follows: 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 (two) minutes for a rebuttal.  Those cases that are scheduled on this calendar prior to 3:30 PM, but have not been called or heard by 3:30 PM, could be continued to a later time or date as determined by the Commission.

 

            18.        2000.354D                                                                                    (GORDON:  558-6309)

                        1775 QUESADA STREET - Building Permit Application No. 200012087607, south west side of the street between 3rd and Newhall Streets, Lot No. 034 in Assessor’s Block 5338.  Request for Discretionary Review to revise Building Permit Application No. 9718416, for construction of two new dwelling units on two floors with a mezzanine level on a vacant lot.  The proposed revisions would allow an increase in the overall height of the structure by 1.85 feet (from 27.65 feet), an increase in height at the front facade by 1.5 feet (from 27.5 feet to 29 feet), and an increase in the maximum roof elevation of the building by .85 (from 35.65 feet to 37.5 feet).  The work proposed under Building Application No. 9718416 has been permitted by both the Planning Department and Department of Building Inspection, but not yet built.  The project site is within a RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

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

                        (Continued from Regular Meeting of January 25, 2001)

 

            19.        2000.654D                                                                                        (YOUNG: 558-6346)

                        412 LOMBARD STREET - north side between Grant Avenue and Stockton Street, Lot 010 in Assessor’s Block 0062. Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2000/03/03/3468 to construct a two-story vertical addition to an existing one-story over basement single-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 project with modifications

                        (Continued from Regular Meeting of January 18, 2001)

                       

            20.        2000.877D                                                                                       (NIKITAS: 558-6306)

240 - 16TH AVENUE - east side between California and Clement Streets, Lot 037 in Assessor’s Block 1418, Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No.2000/04/01/6104 proposing to add a new fourth story and a four-story extension to the rear of the existing building, and to reconfigure the building interior to create a second living unit in an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Take Discretionary Review and modify project per staff recommendations.  

(Continued from Regular Meeting of January 18, 2001)  

 

            21.        2000.428D                                                                                      (NIKITAS : 558-6306)

1615 BRODERICK STREET - west side between Sutter and Bush Streets, Lot 002 in Assessor’s Block 1053, Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2000/10/06/2475 proposing to remodel an existing Group Home in an RH-3 (Residential, House, Three-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

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

 

            22.        2001.0078D                                                                               (DiBARTOLO: 558-6291)

1831-37 STOCKTON - west side between Lombard and Greenwich Streets, Lot 005 in Assessors Block 0076.  Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2000/10/12/2890, to convert a four-unit building to a three-unit building in an RM-1 (Residential, Mixed-Low Density) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.  Specifically, the proposal will merge two dwelling units on the third floor.  No exterior alterations are proposed.

Preliminary Recommendation: Do not take Discretionary Review, approve building permit as submitted

 

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: ____


The Planning Department

              City and County of

                     San Francisco

      1660 Mission Street, Suite 500

    San Francisco, CA  94103-2414

 

 

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