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City and County of San Francisco
April 05, 2001

 

SAN FRANCISCO PLANNING COMMISSION


Notice of Meeting
&
Calendar

Commission Chambers - Room 400
City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

Thursday, April 5, 2001

1:30 PM

Regular Meeting

 

President: Anita Theoharis

Commission 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 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 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. 2001.006DD (DiBARTOLO: 558-6291)

835 LOMBARD STREET - south side of the street between Taylor and Jones Streets, Lot 020 in Assessor’s Block 0073. Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2000/07/13/5089S. The subject property contains one structure, a portion of which extends into the required rear yard. The proposal consists of two components; (1) to construct a new 425-square-foot rear addition on the fourth floor, within the permitted buildable area, and (2) to remove the gable roof, creating a flat roof and deck atop the noncomplying structure at the rear of the subject property. The height of the roof with proposed deck will be reduced from 20’-4" to 18’. The site is 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 building permit application with modifications as submitted.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of February 22, 2001)

(Proposed for continuance to April 12, 2001)

 

2. 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 March 22, 2001)

(Proposed for continuance to April 19, 2001)

 

3a. 2000.863BV (WONG: 558-6381)

2712 MISSION STREET - west side, between 23rd and 24th Streets, lot 003 in Assessor’s Block 3643. The subject property seeks an authorization for a proposed office development under the smaller building reserve, pursuant to Planning Code Section 321. The proposal is for a change of use from "Retail" to "Office" and for the renovation and expansion of an existing 27,831-gross-square-foot building into a 30,847 gross-square-foot building by enlarging a mezzanine within the existing structure. The subject property falls within a NC-3 (Moderate Scale Commercial District) Zoning District and a 50-X/80-B Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Disapproval

(Continued from Regular Meeting of February 22, 2001)

(Proposed for continuance to April 19, 2001)

 

3b. 2000.863BV (WONG: 558-6381)

2712 MISSION STREET - west side, between 23rd and 24th Streets, lot 003 in Assessor’s Block 3643. The subject property seeks a parking variance for the reduction of required off-street parking, pursuant to Planning Code Section 151. The project proposes to provide five parking spaces for the conversion of 30,847 gross square feet of office space on a site, which presently provides no off-street parking spaces. The subject property falls within a NC-3 (Moderate Scale Commercial District) Zoning District and a 50-X/80-B Height and Bulk District.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of February 22, 2001)

(Proposed for continuance to April 19, 2001)

 

4a. 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 Meetings of February 8, 2001 and March 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 April 26, 2001)

4b. 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 March 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 April 26, 2001)

 

5. 2000.1310C (DiBARTOLO: 558-6291)

1268 GRANT AVENUE - southeast corner of Grant Avenue and Vallejo Street; Lot 044 in Assessor’s Block 145. Request for Conditional-Use Authorization to allow amplified live and recorded music (defined as "Other Entertainment" by Planning Code Section 790.38) in an existing full-service restaurant and bar, d.b.a. Basta Pasta, as required by Planning Code Section 722.48, in the North Beach Neighborhood Commercial Zoning District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Pending

(Proposed for continuance to April 26, 2001)

 

6. 2000.765E (PULON: 558-5978)

67-69 Turk Street - Appeal of Preliminary Negative Declaration: The proposed project would construct a mixed-use building on the southeast corner of Turk and Taylor Streets. The proposed building would be approximately 96,984 gross square feet (gsf), accommodating: 12,432 gsf of mechanical and maintenance space in the basement floor; 7,207 gsf of retail on the ground floor; 40,484 gsf of parking on floors 2-4; and 36,861 gsf of office on floors 5-7. The tenant parking garage would provide 76 parking spaces, without any loading spaces. The building would be 106 feet tall. Vehicular site access to the proposed parking garage would be from Taylor Street. Pedestrian street level site access to the retail and office spaces would be from Turk Street. The existing 84 parking spaces on a surface- and basement-level garage would be demolished. The project site, approximately 12,940 sq. ft, is on Assessor's Block 0342 and Lot 011, in a C-3-G Zoning District and a 120-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Uphold Negative Declaration.

(Proposed continuance to April 26, 2001)

 

7. 2001.0141D (CABREROS: 558-6169)

1041 LAKE STREET - between 11th and 12th Avenues, Lot 043 in Assessor’s Block 1371. Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2000/09/07/9909, proposing to construct two additional floors and rear deck onto an existing one-story over garage single family dwelling. The proposed addition occurs within the permitted building envelope in an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Take Discretionary Review and disapprove the project.

(Proposed for continuance to May 17, 2001)

 

8. 2001.0102C (WOLOSHYN: 558: 6612)

2238 GEARY BOULEVARD - north side between Broderick and Divisadero Streets; Lot 025 in Assessor's Block 1079 within the existing Kaiser Medical Office Building. Request for Conditional-Use Authorization under Planning Code Section 712.43 to operate a Large Fast Food Restaurant on the first floor of the existing Kaiser office building, located within an NC-3 District (Neighborhood Commercial Moderate Scale) and The Geary Boulevard/Divisadero Street Special-Use District.

WITHDRAWN

 

B. COMMISSIONERS' QUESTIONS AND MATTERS

 

9. Consideration of Adoption – draft minutes of March 22, 2001.

 

10. Commission Matters

 

C. DIRECTOR'S REPORT

 

11. Director's Announcements

 

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

 

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

COW HOLLOW NEIGHBORHOOD DESIGN GUIDELINES – Director will give an status report.

 

14. (ALUMBAUGH: 558-6601)

BETTER NEIGHBORHOODS 2002 – Informational presentation regarding Central Waterfront Neighborhood Plan.

 

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

 

15a. 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 with Conditions

(Continued from March 8, 2001 Regular Meeting)

Note: On March 8, 2001, following public testimony, the Commission closed the public hearing and passed a Motion of Intent to approve the project with 499,000 gross square feet of office space, and requested staff to prepare draft Motions for the Commission’s consideration on April 5, 2001.

 

15b. 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 with Conditions

(Continued from Regular Meeting of March 8, 2001)

Note: On March 8, 2001, following public testimony, the Commission closed the public hearing and passed a Motion of Intent to approve the project with 499,000 gross square feet of office space, and requested staff to prepare draft Motions for the Commission’s consideration on April 5, 2001.

 

E.                  REGULAR CALENDAR

 

16. (BORDEN: 558-5979)

Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute Abbreviated Institutional Master Plan - 2318 Fillmore Street, Assessor’s Block 612, Lot 19, 2209 Webster Street, Assessor’s Block 612, Lot 7, 2232 Webster Street, Assessor’s Block 613, Lot 28, 2238 Webster Street, Assessor’s Block 613, Lot 15, 2244 Webster Street, Assessor’s Block 613, Lot 16, 2250-52 Webster Street, Assessor’s Block 613, Lot 17, 2389 Washington Street, Assessor’s Block 613, Lot 18 and 2472 Clay Street, Assessor’s Block 612, Lot 17. The Planning Department received an Abbreviated Institutional Master Plan (Abbreviated IMP) for the Smith-Kettlewell Eye Institute on January 5, 2001. Per the requirements of Planning Code Section 304.5(d), this filing is being reported to the members of the Planning Commission. The Commission may decide either to hold or not hold a public hearing on the plan at a later date. A hearing would be for the receipt of public testimony only and subject to the same notice requirements as a conditional use, as set forth in Planning Code Section 306.3. Please note that the Smith-Kettlewell Eye Institute submitted this document to the Zoning Administrator as part of an ongoing enforcement action involving some of their properties in the Webster Street Historic District.

 

17. 2000.407Z (J. LAU: 558-6383)

INNER SUNSET NEIGHBORHOOD COMMERCIAL DISTRICT MAP AMENDMENT -Consideration of a draft resolution recommending amendments to the Zoning Map to reclassify thirty-five commercial parcels in the vicinity of Irving Street between 5th Avenue and 19th Avenue from current Small-Scale Neighborhood Commercial District (NC-2) to Inner Sunset Neighborhood Commercial District (NCD), and to reclassify one commercial parcel from current Inner Sunset NCD Zoning to NC-2.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

 

18. 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: Uphold Preliminary Negative Declaration

(Continued from Regular Meeting of March 22, 2001)

 

19. 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 an up to 43-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: Approval with conditions

(Continued from Regular Meeting of March 22, 2001)

20a. 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

(Continued from Regular Meeting of March 22, 2001)

 

20b. 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

(Continued from Regular Meeting of March 22, 2001)

 

20c. 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.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of March 22, 2001)

 

21. 2000.1179C (BRESSANUTTI: 558-6892)

366-368 SOUTH VAN NESS AVENUE - west side between 14th Street and 15th Street; Lot 61 in Assessor's Block 3616 – Request for Conditional-Use Authorization to enlarge a two-unit residential building, increasing the floor-to-ceiling height of the ground floor by 6'-6 and the overall height of the building from 32'-0 to approximately 38'-6 , extending the ground floor to the rear property line, and modifying the façade of the building, requiring Conditional-Use Authorization per Section 215(a) of the Planning Code. No change in the number of dwelling units is proposed. The project is located in a C-M (Heavy Commercial) District and a Mixed-Use Housing Zone, and a 50-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions.

 

22. 2001.0034C (WOLOSHYN: 558-6612)

1290 CHESTNUT STREET - north side at northeast corner of Van Ness Avenue, Lot 011 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 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

(Continued from Regular Meeting of March 22, 2001)

 

23a. 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: Approval with conditions

(Continued from Regular Meeting of March 22, 2001)

 

F. SPECIAL DISCRETIONARY REVIEW HEARING

 

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

 

 

 

 

23b. 2000.264CD (MARTIN: 558-6616)

1087 MISSISSIPPI STREET - east side between 23rd and 25th Streets, Lot 049 in Assessor’s Block 4224. Staff-initiated request for Discretionary Review for the demolition of an existing, vacant industrial building and construction of housing and space for production, distribution and repair businesses 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. NOTE: This project was previously noticed on February 8, 2001, and has since been modified. The previous notice stated that the ground and second stories would be occupied by office space.

Preliminary Recommendation: Do not take Discretionary Review

(Continued from Regular Meeting of March 22, 2001)

 

24. 2000.1047D (SMITH: 558-6322)

4023-4025 – 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.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of March 8, 2001)

 

25. 1999.811D (PUTRA: 558-6233)

1660 MISSION STREET - west side between South Van Ness Avenue and Thirteenth Street, lots 5 and 6 in Assessor’s Block 3512. Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2000 0515 0033, to construct a six-story above grade level, approximately 76-feet-tall addition with 25,365 gross square feet of office and 5,073 square feet of parking at grade level. This is an addition to the existing 92,000-gross-square-foot city office building, of which 22,610 square feet are in an underground garage, in a C-M (Heavy Commercial) District; and a 105-J Height and Bulk District.

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

(Continued from Regular Meeting of March 1, 2001)

 

26. 2000.657D (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.

Note: On March 22, 2001, after public testimony, the Commission closed public hearing. The Commission voted to continue this matter to April 5, 2001 by a vote of +6 –0, in order for staff to provide the following information: 1) date the building was built; 2) what was the original use; 3) what do the plans look like now that the neighbors have signed off; 4) what is the current condition of the building; 5) what are the practical implications of approving an expansion of the building envelope to make it a conforming, noncomplying use.

 

27. 2001.0153D (JONES: 558-6477)

160 YERBA BUENA/166 YERBA BUENA - south side between Santa Paula Avenue and Maywood Drive, adjusted lots 38, and 37 (was lot 8 and 7) for Assessor’s Block 3078. Request for Discretionary Review on Building Permits Applications 2001/11/17/9921 and 2001/01/17/9957. Both permits are for the construction of a driveway and a retaining wall on two separate lots in an RH-1(D) (One-Family Detached Dwelling) and a 40-X Height and Bulk District

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

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:____


The Planning Department

City and County of

San Francisco

1660 Mission Street, Suite 500

San Francisco, CA 94103-2414

SAN FRANCISCO PLANNING COMMISSION

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