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March 22, 2001

 

SAN FRANCISCO PLANNING COMMISSION


Notice of Meeting

&

Calendar

 

Commission Chambers - Room 400

City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

Thursday, March 22, 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. 2000.1092C (MEHRA: 558-6257)

3632-38 SACRAMENTO STREET - north side between Spruce and Locust Streets; Lot 9 in Assessor's Block 1011. Request for Conditional-Use Authorization pursuant to Planning Code Section 724.53, to allow Business or Professional Service on the first floor of the subject property and to legalize the conversion of the second floor dwelling unit to office use in the Sacramento Street NCD (Neighborhood Commercial District) in a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Disapproval

(Continued from Regular Meeting of January 11, 2001)

(Proposed for Indefinite Continuance)

 

2a. 2000.1268XCV (LIGHT: 558-6254)

663-665 SUTTER STREET - south side between Mason and Taylor Streets, Lot 11, in Assessor’s Block 297. Request under Planning Code Section 309 (Downtown Code) for Determinations of Compliance and Exceptions, including an exception for a building exceeding 80 feet in a 80-130-F District (Section 263.8), and an exception to the bulk limit (Section 270) for a new building in a C-3-G District (Section 138). The proposal is to build an 88’-0" high, 10 level (3 below grade, 7 above grade) structure containing a total of 92,380 square feet, including 212 parking spaces, and approximately 41,880 square feet of recreation space (swimming pool, gymnasium, and women’s locker room facilities) that will connect to the rear of the existing Olympic Club which faces on Post Street.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

(Proposed for continuance to April 5, 2001)

 

2b. 2000.1268XCV (LIGHT: 558-6254)

663-665 SUTTER STREET - south side between Mason and Taylor Streets, Lot 11 in Assessor’s Block 297. Request for a Conditional-Use Authorization for a parking garage in a C-3-G District (Section 223(n)). See description in item (a) above. The proposal is to build an 88’-0" high, 10 level (3 below grade, 7 above grade) structure containing a total of 92,380 square feet, including 212 parking spaces, and approximately 41,880 square feet of recreation space (swimming pool, gymnasium, and women’s locker room facilities) that will connect to the rear of the existing Olympic Club which faces on Post Street.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

(Proposed for continuance to April 5, 2001)

 

2c. 2000.1268XCV (LIGHT: 558-6254)

663-665 SUTTER STREET - south side between Mason and Taylor Streets, Lot 11 in Assessor’s Block 297. Request for a variance from the open space requirements for a new building in a C-3-G District (Section 138). The applicant does not propose any public open space for this project and would like to make an in-lieu payment to the open space fund. See description in item (a) above. The proposal is to build an 88’-0" high, 10 level (3 below grade, 7 above grade) structure containing a total of 92,380 square feet, including 212 parking spaces, and approximately 41,880 square feet of recreation space (swimming pool, gymnasium, and women’s locker room facilities) that will connect to the rear of the existing Olympic Club which faces on Post Street.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

(Proposed for continuance to April 5, 2001)

 

3. 1999.210E (BLOMGREN: 558-5979)

3620 ‑ 19th STREET - within the block bound by 18th Street, Guerrero Street, 19th Street and Oakwood Street, Assessor's Block 3587, Lots 18, 68, and 70. Appeal of a Preliminary Negative Declaration. Proposed new construction of five two‑, three‑, and four‑story buildings containing a total of 43 dwelling units. The site currently has a 32-space parking lot, which is accessed by a gate on Oakwood and a facade of an industrial building at the 3620 19th Street frontage, which would be demolished. The new buildings would reach a maximum height of 40 feet in a 40‑X height/bulk district. Lots 68 and 70 are located in a RH‑2 (Residential House, Two‑Family) zoning district. Lot 18 is located in a RH‑3 (Residential House, Three‑Family) zoning district.

Preliminary Recommendation: Upheld Preliminary Negative Declaration

(Continued from Regular Meeting of February 22, 2001)

(Proposed for continuance to April 5, 2001)

 

4. 1999.210C (PURVIS: 558-6354)

3620 - 19TH STREET - north side between Oakwood and Guerrero Streets, a through lot with frontage on Oakwood Street; Lots 18, 68 & 70 in Assessor's Block 3587. Request for Conditional-Use Approval under Planning Code Section 304 to develop a 44-unit residential PUD (Planned Unit Development), with exceptions from the rear yard requirements of Section 134 and density standards of Section 209.1(g) & (h), within an RH-2 (Residential, House, 2-Family) Zoning District and an RH-3 (Residential, House, 3-Family) Zoning District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Pending

(Proposed for continuance to April 5, 2001)

 

5. 2000.1165B (BRESSANUTTI: 558-6892)

2 HENRY ADAMS STREET - west side, between Division Street and Alameda Street; Lot 1 in Assessor’s Block 3910. Request under Planning Code Sections 320-322 for project authorization of an office development consisting of the conversion of up to 49,900 square feet in an existing building (San Francisco Design Center) from wholesale design showroom space to office space. This notice shall also set forth an initial determination of the net addition of gross square feet of office space, pursuant to Planning Code Section 313.4. The subject property is located in an M-2 (Heavy Industrial) District and the Industrial Protection Zone, and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Pending

(Continued from Regular Meeting of February 22, 2001)

(Proposed for Continuance to April 5, 2001)

 

6. 2001.0034C (WOLOSHYN: 558-6612)

1290 CHESTNUT STREET - north side at northeast corner of Van Ness Avenue, Lot011 in Assessor’s Block 0478. Request for Conditional-Use Authorization under Planning Code Section 209.8(d) to allow office use above the ground story in an RC (Residential-Commercial Combined) District. The proposal is to alter an existing three-story office building (currently 30 feet in height) by adding a new fourth story to contain 262 square-feet of office space resulting in a new height of 40 feet. The proposal also includes modifications to the existing third story (reduced in size by 214 square feet) and façade alterations. The total net increase in floor area is 48 square feet. The subject property is located in an RC-3 (Residential-Commercial Combined, Medium Density) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

(Proposed for Continuance to April 5, 2001)


7a. 2000.264CD (MARTIN: 558-6616)

1087 MISSISSIPPI STREET - east side, between 23rd and 25th Streets, Lot 049 in Assessor’s Block 4224. Request for a Conditional-Use Authorization to allow the construction of two dwelling units in an M-1 (Light Industrial) Zoning District and the Industrial Protection Zone Buffer, per Planning Code Section 215(a) and Planning Commission Resolution No. 14861, and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Disapproval

(Proposed for Continuance to April 5, 2001)

 

7b. 2000.264CD (MARTIN: 558-6616)

1087 MISSISSIPPI STREET - east side between 23rd and 25th Streets, Lot 049 in Assessor’s Block 4224. Request for staff-initiated Discretionary Review for the demolition of an existing, vacant industrial building and construction of housing and office use in an existing industrial building space in an M-1 (Light Industrial) Zoning District and the Industrial Protection Zone Buffer per Planning Commission Resolution Nos. 14861 and 16079; and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Take Discretionary Review

(Continued from Regular Meeting of February 22, 2001)

(Proposed for Continuance to April 5, 2001)

 

8. 2001.0035E (BUFORD: 558-5973)

TAXI PERMITS – CITYWIDE - Appeal of a Preliminary Negative Declaration. The San Francisco Taxi Commission, City and County of San Francisco, proposes to issue approximately 500 additional taxi permits (medallions) over the next five years. After implementation of the project, the number of taxi permits available in the City would increase from 1,381 to 1,881, an increase of approximately 36%. New permits may be issued if supported by a finding that additional permits are required to meet the public convenience and necessity. Once issued, the permits would result in 500 additional taxis in use.

Preliminary Recommendation: Uphold Preliminary Negative Declaration

(Proposed for continuance to April 12, 2001)

 

9. 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 April 12, 2001)

 

10. 2000.1061C (MARTIN: 558-6616)

400 PAUL AVENUE - north side, between Third Street and Bayshore Boulevard, Lot 014 in Assessor's Block 5431A. Request for a Conditional-Use Authorization under Section 271 (Bulk Limits: Special Exceptions in Districts other than C-3) of the Planning Code to allow the construction of a telecommunications facility exceeding the bulk requirements of Planning Code Section 270 and to demolish an existing industrial building which has not been vacant for more than fifteen months, in an M-1 (Light Industrial) Zoning District and the Industrial Protection Zone, per Planning Commission Resolution No. 14861 and a 65-J Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Disapproval

(Proposed for continuance to April 12, 2001)

11. 2000.585E (JAROSLAWSKY: 558-5970)

428 8th STREET - Appeal of a Preliminary Negative Declaration. The property is on Lot 002 of Assessor's Block 3757, located on the west side of 8th Street. The proposal includes the demolition of five existing structures on the project site and the construction of a three-story, 105,500 square foot structure to contain business service uses, which is a permitted use within the district. The project site is on 8th Street with frontage on both 8th and Converse Streets. The subject site is within an SLI (Service Light Industrial) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District within the South of Market District of the City of San Francisco. Two of the existing structures on the site are utilized as storage sheds and the remaining three structures are vacant. The proposed new structure would entirely encompass the subject site, be a maximum of 40 feet in height and contain three stories. The project would include an open courtyard and 100 below ground parking spaces. Preliminary Recommendation: Uphold Preliminary Negative Declaration (Proposed for continuance to June 7, 2001)

 

12. 2000.1128DD (WANG: 558-6335)

230 JOOST AVENUE - north side between Baden and Congo Streets; Lot 013 in Assessor's Block 6765. The proposal is to demolish an existing vacant, two-story, single-family dwelling and construct a new two-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: Do not take Discretionary Review and approve the project as revised.

DISCRETIONARY REVIEW WITHDRAWN

 

B. COMMISSIONERS' QUESTIONS AND MATTERS

 

13. Consideration of Adoption - draft minutes of March 1, 2001.

 

14. Commission Matters

 

C. DIRECTOR'S REPORT

 

15. Director's Announcements

 

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

 

17. Status Report for 2844 Greenwich Street

 

D.                  REGULAR CALENDAR

 

18. 2001.1059R (RODGERS: 558-6395)

1-6 MEACHAM PLACE - Meacham Place is a narrow, dead-end alley between Hyde and Larkin in Assessor’s Block 302, access is from Post Street. Consideration of a proposal to install an iron swing gate at the entrance of Meacham Place. The project would also involve the installation of planter boxes along the sidewalks and back wall of the alley.

Preliminary Recommendation: Find that proposal is not in conformity with the General Plan.

 

19. 2000.1255C (B.WASHINGTON: 558-6263)

678 PORTOLA DRIVE - between Sidney Way and Woodside Avenue; Lot 004 in Assessor’s Block 2892. Request for Conditional-Use Authorization pursuant to Section 209.6(b) of the Planning Code to install a total of nine antennas and a base transceiver station on an existing church building as part of Nextel's wireless telecommunications network in an RH-1 (D)(Residential, House, Single-Family, Detached) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions

 

20a. 2000.868CV (NIKITAS: 558-6306)

1452 BUSH STREET - north side through to Austin Street between Polk Street and
Van Ness Avenue, Lot 008 in Assessor’s Block 0667. Request for Conditional-Use Authorization under Planning Code Section 253 to permit construction of a building greater than 40 feet in height in the Van Ness Special-Use District. The project is in an RC-4 District (Residential-Commercial High Density) and the Van Ness Special Use District and in a 130-V Height and Bulk District. The proposal is to demolish a vacant auto repair facility and construct a nine-story, 85-foot-high building comprising 22 dwelling units, about 1,250 square feet of ground-floor commercial space, and 22 parking spaces.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions

 

20b. 2000.868CV (NIKITAS: 558-6306)

1452 BUSH STREET - north side through to Austin Street between Polk Street and Van Ness Avenue, Lot 008 in Assessor’s Block 0667. Request for a Variance under Planning Code Sections 242(c) and 307(g) to allow modification of the rear yard requirement of Section 134. A central courtyard is proposed in lieu of a rear yard. The project is in an RC-4 District (Residential-Commercial High Density) and the Van Ness Special-Use District and in a 130-V Height and Bulk District. The proposal is to demolish a vacant auto repair facility and construct a nine-story, 85-foot high building comprising 22 dwelling units, about 1,250 square feet of ground-floor commercial space and 22 parking spaces.

 

21. 2001.0043C (LIGHT: 558-6254)

222 2ND. STREET - west side at southwest corner of Howard Street, Lot 63 in Assessor’s Block 3735. Request for a temporary two-year Conditional-Use Authorization for a public commercial surface parking lot in a C-3-O(SD) District and a 150-350-S Height and Bulk District. Proposal is to build a 70-space public commercial surface parking lot on the subject vacant site. The Conditional-Use Authorization would be valid for two years only as an interim use.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

 

E. SPECIAL OFFICE DEVELOPMENT ANNUAL LIMIT HEARING

 

At approximately 3:00 p.m. the Planning Commission will convene into a Special Office Development Annual Limit Hearing to hear and act on the 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 ten (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.

 

22a. 1998.281BC (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 8, 2001)

NOTE: On March 8, 2001, after public testimony, the Commission closed public hearing. The item was continued at the call of the Chair to March 22, 2001. The item continues to be subject to Commission consideration, deliberation and action.

 

22b. 1998.281BC (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 8, 2001)

NOTE: On March 8, 2001, after public testimony, the Commission closed public hearing. The item was continued at the call of the Chair to March 22, 2001. The item continues to be subject to Commission consideration, deliberation and action.

 

23a. 2000.277BXC (CRAWFORD: 558-6358)

801 MARKET/22 FOURTH STREETS - north side of Jessie Street between Fourth and Fifth Streets; Assessor’s Block 3705; Lot 048. 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 8, 2001)

NOTE: On March 8, 2001, after public testimony, the Commission closed public hearing. The item was continued at the call of the Chair to March 22, 2001. The item continues to be subject to Commission consideration, deliberation and action.

 

23b. 2000.277BXC (CRAWFORD: 558-6358)

801 MARKET/22 FOURTH STREETS - north side of Jessie Street between Fourth and Fifth Streets; Assessor’s Block 3705; Lot 048. 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 8, 2001)

NOTE: On March 8, 2001, after public testimony, the Commission closed public hearing. The item was continued at the call of the Chair to March 22, 2001. The item continues to be subject to Commission consideration, deliberation and action.

 

23c. 2000.277BXC (CRAWFORD: 558-6358)

801 MARKET/22 FOURTH STREETS - north side of Jessie Street between Fourth and Fifth Streets; Assessor’s Block 3705 Lot 048. 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 8, 2001)

NOTE: On March 8, 2001, after public testimony, the Commission closed public hearing. The item was continued at the call of the Chair to March 22, 2001. The item continues to be subject to Commission consideration, deliberation and action.

 

4:30 p.m.

 

24. (GREEN/ARCE: 558-64411/558-6332)

NEIGHBORHOOD PRESENTATION OF PROPOSED COW HOLLOW NEIGHBORHOOD DESIGN GUIDELINES – Presentation and discussion of proposed Cow Hollow Neighborhood Design Guidelines.

 

F. SPECIAL DISCRETIONARY REVIEW HEARING

 

At Approximately 5:30 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 two (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. 2000.1078D (SIDER: 558-6897)

531 KANSAS STREET - east side between Mariposa and 18th Streets, Lot 008J in Assessor's Block 4009. Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application Number 2000/08/14/7852. The proposal is to (1) add a third story, (2) construct a horizontal expansion of the existing first and second levels, and (3) enlarge the rear deck of a single-family dwelling. The site is within an RH-3 (Residential, House, Three-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

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

(Continued from Regular Meeting of February 22, 2001)

 

26. 2000.657DDD (MEHRA: 558-6257)

2531-33 BAKER STREET - west side between Vallejo and Green Streets, Lot 004 in Assessor’s Block 0956. Requests for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2000/01/28/559 proposing to alter the existing building containing two dwelling units by adding a horizontal extension towards the front of the lot, and by merging the two dwelling units into one 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 application as revised.

 

G. 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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