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City and County of San Francisco
March 08, 2001

 

SAN FRANCISCO PLANNING COMMISSION


Notice of Meeting

&

Calendar

 

Commission Chambers - Room 400

City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

Thursday, March 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.

 

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 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 PM _________

 

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

 

1. 2000.739E (BLOMGREN: 558-5979)

298 Shipley Street - northeast corner of Shipley and Sixth Street, Assessor's Block 3753, Lots 122. The proposal is an Appeal of a Preliminary Negative Declaration to construct a three‑story building containing a total of 32 live/work units and 32 off‑street parking spaces. The site currently has a vacant one‑story auto sales building which would be demolished. The new building would reach a maximum height of 45 feet in a 40‑X height/bulk district. The site is with a South of Market RSD (Residential/Service) Mixed-Use District, an MUHZ (Mixed-Use Housing Zone) interim zoning district, and a 40‑X Height and Bulk District.

(Proposed for Indefinite Continuance)

 

2. 2000.677C (CHIN: 575-6897)

373 BROADWAY STREET - southeast corner of Broadway Street and Bartol Street; Lot 018 in Assessor's 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&T's 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 February 8, 2001)

(Proposed for Indefinite Continuance)

 

3a. 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 for authorization to deduct up to 44,500 square feet of office space from the City’s Office Development Annual Limit. The proposal is for the construction of a 12-story, 160-foot-tall building with a total of approximately 60,000 gross square feet including up to 44,500 square feet of office space and approximately 7,700 square feet of retail and/or restaurant space. The project also includes a minimum of 1,020 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

(Continued from Regular Meeting of February 8, 2001 and re-noticed for March 15, 2001, because of change in project description- project added 2 stories and 9,500 square feet of office space by request of applicant)

(Proposed for continuance to March 15, 2001)

 

3b. 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 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 the construction of a 12-story, 160-foot-tall building with a total of approximately 60,000 gross square feet including up to 44,500 square feet of office space and approximately 7,700 square feet of retail and/or restaurant space. The project also includes a minimum of 1,020 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

(Continued from Regular Meeting of February 8, 2001, and Re-noticed for March 15, 2001, because of change in project description- project added 2 stories and 9,500 square feet of office space by request of applicant)

(Proposed for continuance to March 15, 2001)

 

4. 2000.1061E (WYCKO: 558-5972)

400 Paul Avenue - bounded by Paul Avenue, Third Street, Bayshore Boulevard and railroad spur track, lot 14 of Assessor's Block 5431A. The proposal is an Appeal of a Preliminary Negative Declaration for the demolition of an existing, 40-foot-high warehouse/distribution building which totals approximately 89,400 gross-square-feet to be replaced by a newly constructed 65-foot-high structure with 339,300 gross-square-feet of space for Internet and telecommunication equipment and 155 off-street parking spaces. The proposed facilities would be warehouses for telecommunication switches and operational equipment that provides data services to Internet users. The proposed project is an allowed use within M-1 District and is situated within an Industrial Protection Zone.

Preliminary Recommendation: Uphold Preliminary Negative Declaration

(Proposed for continuance to March 22, 2001)

 

5. 1999.563D (WILSON: 558-6602)

806-808 HAIGHT STREET - north side between Scott and Divisadero Streets, Lot 008 in Assessor's Block 1238, proposing to merge Units 806 and 806A in order to reduce the number of dwelling units in the building from three to two in an RH-3 (Residential, House, Three-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Pending

(Proposed for continuance to April 5, 2001)

 

6. 2000.1047D (SMITH: 558-6322)

4023 – 25TH STREET - south side of the street between Noe and Sanchez Streets, Lot 040 in Assessor's Block 6548, request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2000/11/08/5161 proposing to merge Units 4023 and 4025 in order to reduce the number of dwelling units in the building from two to one 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 project as submitted.

(Proposed for continuance to April 5, 2001)

 

B. COMMISSIONERS' QUESTIONS AND MATTERS

 

7. Commission Matters

 

C. DIRECTOR'S REPORT

 

8. Director's Announcements

 

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

 

10. 2844 Greenwich Street -Status Report (CHIN: 575-6897)

 

11. 1298 Ocean Avenue (Sunset Garage) – Status Report

 

 

 

12. (ALUMBAUGH: 558-6601)

BETTER NEIGHBORHOODS 2002 – Informational Presentation Regarding Balboa Park Station Area Plan.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of February 22, 2001)

 

E. REGULAR CALENDAR

13a. 2000.1293B (ARCE: 558-6332)

Mission Bay South (MBS) Block 28 - Request under Planning Code Section 321 (Office Development Annual Limit) for a determination of design consistency and Project Authorization of the proposed office development for a five- and six-story building, including 285,150 square feet of office space, and 23,040 square feet of areas for service, mechanical equipment, and common areas, for a total of 308,290 gross square feet . On May 11, 2000, the Planning Commission by Resolution No. 15055 authorized the design of a building of approximately 302,000 gross square feet on MBS Block 28 and granted a Project Authorization for 225,004 square feet of office space within that building, (Case No. 2000.329B). This application is for the Planning Commission to consider a Project Authorization that would increase the approved office area by approximately 60,150 square feet, for a total of 285,150 square feet. It would not result in any design changes.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

 

13b. 2000. 1294B (ARCE: 558-6332)

Mission Bay South Block 26 (West) - Request under Planning Code Section 321 (Office Development Annual Limit) for a determination of design quality and Project Authorization of the proposed office development for an 11-story building, including 262,534 square-feet of office space; 9,991 square-feet of retail space; 13,025 square-feet of service, mechanical equipment and common areas; for a total of 285,550 gross square-feet.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

 

13c. 2000. 1295B (ARCE: 558-6332)

Mission Bay South Block 26 (East) - Request under Planning Code Section 321 (Office Development Annual Limit) for a determination of design consistency and Project Authorization of the proposed office development for a six-story building, including 145,728 square-feet of office space; 3,044 square-feet of retail space; 9,556 square-feet of service, mechanical equipment and common areas; for a total of 158,328 gross square feet.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

 

D. SPECIAL OFFICE DEVELOPMENT ANNUAL LIMIT HEARING

 

Following the regular calendar, the Planning Commission will convene into a Special Office Development Annual Limit Hearing to hear and act on the four large office projects being considered under Planning Code Sections 320-325 during the 2000-2001 approval period. (Individual item language will make clear the action being proposed.) Procedures governing this hearing are as follows: Department staff will introduce the annual limit process and the projects under consideration. Project sponsors and their representatives will then be provided with approximately (10) minutes (or a time limit as established by the Commission) for a presentation of their projects. All items will be called at the same time, and Public Comment will follow the presentation of all projects. The Commission may take action at this hearing or continue these items, in whole or in part, to a later date. Sponsors may withdraw their projects or request a continuance to a subsequent review period, prior to Commission action on the project.

 

 

 

14a. 98.281BC (GORDON: 558-6309)

185 Berry Street - bounded by Third, Berry and Fourth Streets and China Basin Landing; Lot 5 in Assessor’s Block 3803. Request under Planning Code Section 321 for authorization to deduct up to 120,000 square feet of office space from the City’s office development annual limit. The property is within a M-2 (Heavy Industrial) District, the Mixed-Use Area of the IPZ Industrial Protection Zone), the proposed Ballpark Vicinity Special District’s South End Office District and a 90-X Height and Bulk District. This notice serves as public notification of the Planning Department’s initial determination of the net addition of gross square footage of office space per Planning Code Sections 313.4 and 314.4. Please note: Under Case No. 98.281V, an off-street parking variance for the proposed project was heard before the Zoning Administrator on August 23, 2000. This variance decision is currently pending before the Zoning Administrator. In addition, a rear yard variance, per Planning Code Section 134, for the proposed dwelling units at this site will be heard before the Zoning Administrator on March 28, 2001 under Case No. 2001.0179V.

Preliminary Recommendation: Pending

(Continued from Regular Meeting of March 1, 2001)

 

14b. 98.281BC (GORDON: 558-6309)

185 Berry Street - bounded by Third, Berry and Fourth Streets and China Basin Landing; Lot 5 in Assessor’s Block 3803. Request per Planning Code Section 215 for Conditional-Use Authorization to allow 62 units of housing (totaling approximately 73,600 square feet of residential space) in a M-2 (Heavy Industrial) District at the above-referenced address. Approximately six units (or 10%) of this housing is proposed to be dedicated as affordable. The property is within a M-2 (Heavy Industrial) District, the Mixed-Use Area of the IPZ Industrial Protection Zone), the proposed Ballpark Vicinity Special District’s South End Office District and a 90-X Height and Bulk District. Please note: Under Case No. 98.281V, an off-street parking variance for the proposed project was heard before the Zoning Administrator on August 23, 2000. This variance decision is currently pending before the Zoning Administrator. In addition, a rear yard variance, per Planning Code Section 134, for the proposed dwelling units at this site will be heard before the Zoning Administrator on March 28, 2001 under Case No. 2001.0179V.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

(Continued from Regular Meeting of March 1, 2001)

 

15a. 99.554BCD (PURVIS: 558-6354)

601 KING STREET - south side between 7th and DeHaro Streets; Lots 1 & 2 in Assessor’s Block 3800. Request under Planning Code Section 321 for authorization to demolish two warehouse structures and construct an office building with up to 237,500 gsf (gross square feet), designed as a PUD (Planned Unit Development), pursuant to Section 304 for exceptions from off-street parking standards under Section 151. This notice is also the initial determination of the net addition of gross square footage of office space, pursuant to Sections 313.4 and 314.4. The subject property is within an M-2 (Heavy Industrial) Zoning District, a 50-X Height and Bulk District, and is within the interim IPZ (Industrial Protection Zone).

Preliminary Recommendation: Pending

(Continued from Regular Meeting of March 1, 2001)

 

15b. 99.554BCD (PURVIS: 558-6354)

601 KING STREET - south side between 7th and DeHaro Streets; Lots 1 & 2 in Assessor’s Block 3800. Request for Conditional-Use Authorization under Planning Code Section 304 to construct an office building with up to 237,500 gsf (gross square feet), designed as a PUD (Planned Unit Development), with exceptions from off-street parking standards under Section 151. The subject property is within an M-2 (Heavy Industrial) Zoning District, a 50-X Height and Bulk District, and is within the interim IPZ (Industrial Protection Zone).

Preliminary Recommendation: Pending

(Continued from Regular Meeting of March 1, 2001)

 

15c. 99.554BCD (PURVIS: 558-6354)

601 KING STREET - south side between 7th and DeHaro Streets; Lots 1 & 2 in Assessor’s Block 3800. Request for Staff Initiated Discretionary Review pursuant to Resolution No. 16079 to demolish two industrial warehouse structures and construct an office building with up to 237,500 gsf (gross square feet), designed as a PUD (Planned Unit Development), with exceptions from off-street parking standards under Section 151. The subject property is within an M-2 (Heavy Industrial) Zoning District, a 50-X Height and Bulk District, and is within the interim IPZ (Industrial Protection Zone).

Preliminary Recommendation: Pending

(Continued from Regular Meeting of March 1, 2001)

 

16a. 2000.277BXC (CRAWFORD: 558-6358)

801 MARKET/44 FOURTH STREETS - Assessor’s Block 3705 Lot 048, north side of Jessie Street between Fourth and Fifth Streets. Planning Code Sections 320-325 (Office Development Limitation Program) for allocation of up to 136,600 gross square feet of office space for a 12-story building within a C-3-R (Downtown, Retail) District and within a 160-S Height and Bulk District. The project will add a third building to the existing Pacific Place buildings I and II above the existing loading dock on the north side of Jessie street between Fourth and Fifth Streets.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

(Continued from Regular Meeting of March 1, 2001)

 

16b. 2000.277BXC (CRAWFORD: 558-6358)

801 MARKET/44 FOURTH STREETS - Assessor’s Block 3705 Lot 048, north side of Jessie Street between Fourth and Fifth Streets. Request under Planning Code Section 309 (Downtown Code) for Determinations of Compliance, for construction of a 12-story building including 136,600 gross square feet of office space. This project lies within a C-3-R (Downtown, Retail) District and within a 160-S Height and Bulk District. The project will add a third building to the existing Pacific Place buildings I and II above the existing loading dock on the north side of Jessie street between Fourth and Fifth Streets.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

(Continued from Regular Meeting of March 1, 2001)

 

16c. 2000.277BXC (CRAWFORD: 558-6358)

801 MARKET/44 FOURTH STREETS - Assessor’s Block 3705 Lot 048, north side of Jessie Street between Fourth and Fifth Streets. Request under Planning Code Section 219.c for professional or business offices not offering on-site service to the public in a C-3-R (Downtown, Retail) District. This project lies within a C-3-R (Downtown, Retail) District and within a 160-S Height and Bulk District. The project will add a third building to the existing Pacific Place buildings I and II above the existing loading dock on the north side of Jessie street between Fourth and Fifth Streets.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

(Continued from Regular Meeting of March 1, 2001)

 

17a. 1999.603BX (LeBLANC: 558-6351)

555 MISSION STREET - south side of Mission Street between First and Second Streets, with a secondary frontage on Minna Street, Lots 69, 70, 78, 79, 80 and 81 in Assessor’s Block 3721. Request under Planning Code Section 309 (Downtown Project) for Determinations of Compliance and Request for Exceptions, including an exception to the Separation of Towers requirement (Section 132.1(c)), exceptions to the Bulk requirements (Sections 270(d)(2), 270(d)(3)(A), and 270(d)(3)(B)), and an exception to the Reduction of Ground Level Wind Currents requirement (Section 148) for the demolition of six vacant buildings and the construction of a 31-story, approximately 455-foot tall office tower containing up to 557,000 gross square feet of office space, approximately 8,000 square feet of ground floor retail space, 11,140 square feet of public open space and 150 parking spaces. The project lies within a C-3-O (Downtown, Office) District and within 500-S and 550-S Height and Bulk Districts.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

(Continued from March 1, 2001 Regular Meeting)

 

17b. 1999.603BX (LeBLANC: 558-6351)

555 MISSION STREET - south side of Mission Street between First and Second Streets, with a secondary frontage on Minna Street, Lots 69, 70, 78, 79, 80 and 81 in Assessor’s Block 3721. Request under Planning Code Sections 320-325 for authorization to deduct up to 557,000 square feet of office space from the City’s office development annual limit. The proposal is for the demolition of six vacant buildings and the construction of a 31-story, approximately 455-foot tall office tower containing up to 557,000 gross square feet of office space as well as ground floor retail space, public open space and parking and loading spaces. The project lies within a C-3-O (Downtown, Office) District and within 500-S and 550-S Height and Bulk Districts.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

(Continued from Regular Meeting of March 1, 2001)

 

E. SPECIAL DISCRETIONARY REVIEW HEARING

 

At Approximately 4:30 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 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 4:30 PM, but have not been called or heard by 4:30 PM, could be continued to a later time or date as determined by the Commission.

 

18. 2000.1095DDD (TAM: 558-6325)

2424 CASTRO STREET - west side of Castro Street, between Day and 30th Streets; Lot 14 in Assessor’s Block 7537. Request for a Discretionary Review action to construct a second story addition over an existing one-story over garage, single-family dwelling in an RH-1 (Residential, House, One-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Take Discretionary Review and approve the proposal pursuant to Planning Department’s recommendation.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of January 25, 2001)

 

19. 2001.0071D (MEHRA: 558-6257)

2121 DIVISADERO STREET - west side between Sacramento and Clay Streets, Lot 005 in Assessor’s Block 1004. Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2000/11/20/6273, originally proposing to construct a 22-foot horizontal addition at the rear on all four levels of the four-story, single-family house. The proposal has since been revised to construct a 19-foot horizontal addition at the rear, with the fourth level to be set back six feet from the north side property line. The south exterior wall between the stairs and garage is proposed to be expanded by four feet and the garage door will be widened to 12 feet 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 application as revised.

 

(Continued from Regular Meeting of March 1, 2001)

 

 

 

20. 2000.1243D (CABREROS: 558-6169)

1955-1959 TURK STREET - between Broderick and Baker Streets, Lot 030 in Assessor's Block 1152. Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No.2000/09/22/1305, proposing to construct a second-floor deck, spiral stairway and firewall at the rear, southwest corner of the existing building. The proposed addition occurs within the permitted building envelope 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 the project as submitted.

 

21. 2001.0008D (SMITH: 558-6322)

614 CASTRO STREET - west side of the street between 19th and 20th Streets, Lot 003 in Assessor's Block 2696, request for Discretionary Review of BPA No. 2000/07/26/6145 proposing to merge units three and two in order to reduce the number of dwelling units in the building from three to two, in an RH‑3 (Residential, House, Three‑Family) District and a 40‑X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Take Discretionary Review and disapprove the project.

 

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: ____

 


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