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City and County of San Francisco
April 03, 2003

SAN FRANCISCO

PLANNING COMMISSION

Notice of Meeting

&

Calendar

Commission Chambers - Room 400

City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

Thursday, April 3, 2003

1:30 PM

Regular Meeting

President: Shelley Bradford Bell

Vice-President: Michael J. Antonini

Commissioners: Rev. Edgar E. Boyd; Lisa Feldstein;

Kevin Hughes; Sue Lee; William L. Lee

Commission Secretary: Linda D. Avery


Commission Calendars are available on the Internet at http://www.sfgov.org/planning
or as a recorded message at (415) 558-6422.

To view the hearing in progress on the Internet: http://www.sfgov.org/sfgtv
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, Suite 500, 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.

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.

San Francisco Lobbyist Ordinance

Attention: Individuals and entities that influence or attempt to influence local legislative or administrative action my be required by the San Francisco Lobbyist Ordinance [SF Campaign and Governmental Conduct Code Section 21.00-2.160] to register and report lobbying activity. For more information about the Lobbyist Ordinance, please contact the Ethics Commission at 30 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 3900, San Francisco, CA 94102; telephone (415) 581-2300; fax (415) 581-2317; and web site http//www.sfgov.org/ethics.

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 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. Requests for American sign language interpreters, sound enhancement systems and/or language translators will be available upon request by contacting Lulu Hwang at (415) 558-6318 at least 48 hours prior to a hearing. A sound enhancement system will be available upon request at the meetings. Please contact Services for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired at 557-5533 (TDD) or 557-5534 (Voice) at least 48 hours prior to the meeting. Late requests will be honored if possible. A person who is deaf or hearing impaired may gain meeting information prior to the meeting by calling 557-4433 (TDD) or 557-4434 (Voice). In addition, the California Relay Service can be used by individuals with hearing and speech impairrments by calling 1-800-735-2929 (TDD) or 1-800-735-2922 (Voice). Minutes of the meetings are available in alternative formats. If you require the use of a reader during the meeting, please contact the Library for the Blind and Print Handicapped at 292-2022 at least 48 hours in advance of need. Accessible seating for persons with disabilities (including those using wheelchairs) will be available at meetings. 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.sfgov.org/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: Shelley Bradford Bell
Commission Vice-President: Michael J. Antonini
Commissioners: Rev. Edgar E. Boyd; Lisa Feldstein;
                       Kevin Hughes; Sue Lee; William L. Lee

A. CONSIDERATION OF ITEMS PROPOSED FOR CONTINUANCE

The Commission will consider a request for continuance to a later date. The Commission may choose to continue the item to the date proposed below, to continue the item to another date, or to hear the item on this calendar.

1. 2002.1305C                    (M. SNYDER: (415) 575-6891)

1096 SOUTH VAN NESS AVENUE - northwest corner of South Van Ness Avenue and 22nd Street, Lot 10 in Assessor's Block 3615: Request for Conditional Use Authorization to establish a Full Service Restaurant/Bar and a "Place of Entertainment" that would be open until 2:00 am within a building that was previously used as a mortuary. Conditional Use Authorization is required for (1) hours of operation between 11:00 pm and 2:00 am pursuant to Planning Code Sections 710.27 and 790.48; (2) the establishment of other entertainment including dance hall uses pursuant to Planning Code Sections 710.48 and 790.38; and (3) the establishment of a full service restaurant and bar on the second floor of a building designed for a single tenant pursuant to Planning Code Section 186.1(b). No exterior alteration is proposed. The project is within an NC-1 (Neighborhood Commercial, Cluster) District, a 50-X Height and Bulk District, the Mission Alcoholic Restricted Special Use District, and the area subject to the Mission District Interim Controls (Board of Supervisor's Resolution 500-02).

Preliminary Recommendation: Pending

(Proposed for Continuance to April 10, 2003)

2. 2002.1065DD                (K. McGEE: (415) 558-6367)

1469 18TH STREET - corner of 18th and Connecticut, Lot 27 in Assessor's Block 4036. Requests for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2002.09.05.5714 to add an "Other Entertainment" use with a Police "Place of Entertainment" permit, doing business as the "Lingba Lounge," located in an NC-2 (Small-Scale Neighborhood Commercial) Zoning District and in a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Pending

(Continued from Regular Meeting of March 6, 2003)

(Proposed for Continuance to April 10, 2003)

3. 2003.0139D               (T. WANG: (415) 558-6335)

1835 19TH AVENUE - west side between Noriega and Ortega Streets; Lot 007 in Assessor's Block 2056 - Mandatory Discretionary Review, under the Planning Commission's policy requiring review of housing demolition, of Demolition Permit Application No. 2002.10.25.9921, to demolish an existing single-family dwelling (the project also proposes the construction of a new two-family dwelling, containing three stories above the street and one basement below the street) 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 Demolition Permit Application as submitted.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of March 13, 2003)

NOTE: On February 27, 2003, following public testimony, the Commission closed the public hearing and continued this matter to March 13, 2003 by a vote of +6 -0 (Commissioner William Lee was absent). Staff was instructed to review and correct inconsistencies in the reports. On March 13, 2003 this item was continued to April 3, 2003.

(Proposed for Continuance to April 24, 2003)

4a. 2002.0933DV              (B. FU: (415) 558-6613)

891 CAROLINA STREET - east side, between 20th Street and 22nd Street; Lot 027 in Assessor's Block 4097 - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2002.05.08.6090 proposing to construct a new two-story vertical and horizontal addition to the existing single-story over garage building with an attic level. The project proposes an increase from one to two dwelling units. The project is in an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) District with a 40-X Height and Bulk Designation. The proposal also requires a front setback Variance for the second story, which will be considered by the Zoning Administrator.

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

(Continued from Regular Meeting of March 20, 2003)

NOTE: On March 20, 2003, following public testimony, the Commission closed the public hearing and continued this item to April 3, 2003 by a vote of +4-1 (Commissioner Feldstein voted No; Commissioners Boyd and Hughes were absent). Both Discretionary Review requestor and Project Sponsor were asked to explore possible alternatives to the plans.

(Proposed for Continuance to April 24, 2003)

4b. 2002.0933DV (B. FU: (415) 558-6613)

891 CAROLINA STREET - east side, between 20th Street and 22nd Street; Lot 027 in Assessor's Block 4097 - Request for a front setback Variance for the construction of a new second story in an RH-2 (Residential, Two-Family House) District with a 40-X Height and Bulk Designation. The proposal also requires a request for Discretionary Review for the construction of a new two-story vertical and horizontal addition to the existing single-story over garage building with an attic level. The project proposes an increase from one to two dwelling units.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of March 20, 2003)

NOTE: On March 20, 2003, the Acting Zoning Administrator continued this item to April 3, 2003.

(Proposed for Continuance to April 24, 2003)

5. 2002.0475E (R. DEAN: 558-5980)

O'SHAUGHNESSY DAM DISCHARGE MODIFICATION PROJECT - O'Shaughnessy Dam is located at Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, in Yosemite National Park (Tuolumne County). Appeal of a Preliminary Negative Declaration. The area is accessed by Camp Mather Road off Highway 120. The project consists of modifying the piping at O'Shaughnessy Dam that controls discharge to the existing 108-inch Canyon Power Tunnel pipeline (or penstock) at the base of the dam, and the downstream water transmission system. The piping modification involves construction of a new 60-inch pipeline to allow withdrawal of water from a higher level in the reservoir, to be used when turbidity in the reservoir is above the allowable level. The project also involves demolition of the lower valve house. The purpose of the project is to improve the water quality and water supply from Hetch Hetchy Reservoir to the City and Country of San Francisco and its water customers by constructing a second higher outlet to the aqueduct from the reservoir

Preliminary Recommendation: Uphold Preliminary Negative Declaration

(Proposed for Continuance to May 1, 2003)

6. 2002.0778E (J. NAVARRETE: (415) 558-5975)

150 BROADWAY (AKA 190 BROADWAY) - Construction of Affordable Housing, Childcare Facility, Retail Space and Parking. Lot 011 of Assessor's Block 0141 - Appeal of Preliminary Negative Declaration for the proposed new construction of 87 affordable housing units, 41 off-street parking spaces (including 3 spaces for the City CarShare Program), a 3,500 square foot childcare facility, a community room, multi-purpose room and offices associated with the residential use, 2,000 square feet of retail space, and one freight-loading space. The proposed project would consist of three separate buildings: one building would be three-stories tall, or approximately 40 feet in height; a second structure would be five-stories tall, or approximately 50 feet in height; and the third structure would be eight-stories tall, or approximately 80-feet tall. The proposed structures would contain approximately 128,000 gross square feet. The site is approximately 30,948 square feet in size and located at the northeast corner of Broadway and Battery Streets, with additional frontage on Front Street. The site currently contains a ground-level asphalt parking lot on a portion of the site and the remainder of the site is vacant. The site was also the former site of the Embarcadero Freeway off-ramp, and is owned by the City and County of San Francisco. The project site is located within a C-2 (Community Business) zoning district, the Northern Waterfront Special Use District No. 3, the Northeastern Historic District, and an 84-E height and bulk district. The proposed project requires Conditional Use Authorization and a Certificate of Appropriateness.

Preliminary Recommendation: Uphold Preliminary Negative Declaration

(Continued from Regular Meeting of March 20, 2003)

(Proposed for Continuance to May 8, 2003)

7a. 2002.0388R (M. LUELLEN: (415) 558- 6478)

150 BROADWAY (aka 190 BROADWAY) - "Broadway Family Apartments," north side between Battery and Front Streets; Lot 011 in Assessors Block 0141: The proposal is to construct a new mid-rise building that will contain 87 units of affordable housing with retail, childcare, and community spaces, built over an underground parking level accessed from Front Street and containing up to 41 off-street spaces. This project is proposed for land that is owned by the City and County of San Francisco, which is currently under the jurisdiction of the Department of Public Works (DPW) and is partially leased to a parking vendor. The Board of Supervisors previously approved in principle the transfer of the property from DPW to the Mayor's Office of Housing for the development of affordable housing. A General Plan Referral is needed at this time in order for the Board of Supervisors to consider (a) lease disposition and development agreement that will allow the affordable housing developer, Chinatown Community Development Center (Chinatown CDC), to move forward with development activities, and (b) a future ground lease between the City and Chinatown CDC to be entered into at the start of construction. The subject property is zoned C-2 (Community Business), is in the Northern Waterfront S.U.D. No. 3, and in a 84-E Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

(Proposed for Continuance to May 8, 2003)

7b. 2002.0065KAC (M. LUELLEN: (415) 558- 6478)

150 BROADWAY (aka 190 BROADWAY) - Broadway Family Apartments, north side of Broadway between Battery and Front Streets. Assessors Block 141, Lot 11. The subject property is zoned C-2 (Community Business), is in the Northern Waterfront S.U. D. and is in a 84-E Height and Bulk District. The project requests a Certificate of Appropriateness for new construction within the Northeast Waterfront Historic District and a Conditional Use Authorization for a Planned Unit Development to construct a new mid-rise building that will contain 87 units of affordable housing with retail, and childcare, built over an underground parking level accessed from Front Street and containing 41 off-street spaces.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

(Proposed for Continuance to May 8, 2003)

8. 2002.0430C (J. IONIN: (415) 558-6309)

378 10TH AVENUE, A.K.A. 389 9TH AVENUE AND A.K.A. 4500 GEARY BOULEVARD - northwest corner of 9th Avenue and Geary Boulevard; Lot 035 in Assessor's Block 1441 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization pursuant to Section 712.83 of the Planning Code to install a total of six antennas and related equipment for AT&T Wireless Services, on the roof of an existing three-story, 53-foot tall, industrial structure within an NC-3 (Moderate-Scale Neighborhood Commercial) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District. Per the City & County of San Francisco's Wireless Telecommunications Services (WTS) Facilities Siting Guidelines the proposal is a Preferred Location Preference 1 as it is both a co-location site and an industrial building in an NC-3 District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of March 13, 2003)

(Proposed for Continuance to May 15, 2003)

B. COMMISSIONERS' QUESTIONS AND MATTERS

9. Consideration of Adoption - draft minutes March 3, 2003.

10. Commission Comments/Questions

C. DIRECTOR'S REPORT

11. Director's Announcements

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

D. REGULAR CALENDAR

13. 2002.0657C (J. IONIN: (415) 558-6309)

3725 BUCHANAN STREET - west side between Beach Street and North Point Street; Lot 004 in Assessor's Block 0445A - Request for Conditional Use Authorization pursuant to Section 711.83 of the Planning Code to install a total of eight antennas and related equipment for Verizon Wireless, on the roof of an existing four-story, 45-foot tall, commercial structure within an NC-2 (Small-Scale Neighborhood Commercial) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District. Per the City & County of San Francisco's Wireless Telecommunications Services (WTS) Facilities Siting Guidelines the proposal is a Preferred Location Preference 4 as it is a commercial building in an NC-2 District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of March 13, 2003)

14. 2002.0346CV (M LI: (415) 558-6396)\

1301-1327 POLK STREET - northwest corner at Bush Street, Lot 003 in Assessor's Block 0667 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization under Section 41.13(a)(3) of the Administrative Code to replace residential hotel rooms with senior housing. The existing building, the Leland Hotel, contains 16 dwelling units, 22 residential hotel rooms, and 69 tourist hotel rooms. The proposed project is the conversion of the dwelling units, residential hotel rooms, and tourist hotel rooms to 72 dwelling units for low-income senior citizens. There will be no physical expansion of the existing building. Rear yard, usable open space, and dwelling unit exposure variances were granted by the Zoning Administrator on October 11, 2002.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

15. 2001.0862HIX (D. ARGUMEDO: (415) 558-6284)

50-70 OAK STREET - north side between Van Ness Avenue and Franklin Street. Assessor's Block 834, Lots 5 and 7. Abbreviated Institutional Master Plan for the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. The Conservatory is currently located at the corner of Ortega Street and 19th Avenue, but is planning to relocate to 50-70 Oak Street. Therefore, the purpose of this hearing is for the receipt of public testimony only, and shall in no way constitute an approval or disapproval of the abbreviated Institutional Master plan by the Planning Commission. The subject property (50-70 Oak Street) is zoned C-3-G (Downtown, General) District and is in an 80-E Height and Bulk District. The project also requires the approval of a Permit to Alter by the Planning Commission to rehabilitate 50 Oak Street (a five-story-over basement, granite and polychrome terra cotta, Category II (Significant) Building), demolish 70 Oak Street and replace it with a new multi-story-over basement structure that will function as an addition to 50 Oak Street, to create a new facility for the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Review by the Planning Commission to determine compliance under Section 309 of the Planning Code for a substantial alteration to a downtown building is also required. These two applications will be considered by the Planning Commission at a subsequent hearing on April 10, 2003.

Preliminary Recommendation: No Action Required.

16. 2003.0037C (D. SIDER: (415) 558-6697)

165-167 TEXAS STREET - east side between 17th and Mariposa Streets; Lots 016, 017, and 018 in Assessor's Block 3986 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization to allow [1] the expansion of two existing dwelling units in a M-1 (Light Industrial) Zoning District pursuant to Planning Code Section 215(a) and [2] a revision to a previously built Planned Unit Development (PUD) pursuant to Planning Code Section 304 to allow further modification of Code Sections including the rear yard requirements of Section 134 and the dwelling unit exposure requirements of Section 140. The existing structure contains approximately 1,500 square feet of industrial space in a below-grade basement level, a 1,400 square foot parking garage and 500 square foot outdoor patio on the ground level, and two dwelling units occupying a total of roughly 3,000 square feet on the second and third levels. The proposal would construct a two-story addition atop the existing patio. The project would add approximately 500 square feet on the ground level to the existing industrial space and roughly 250 square feet on the second level for each of the two dwelling units. A 500 square foot outdoor patio would be provided on the roof of the proposed addition. The property is within a M-1 Zoning District, a 40-X Height and Bulk District, and the Industrial Protection Zone (IPZ) as set forth in Planning Commission Resolution Number 16202.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

(Continued from Regular Meeting of March 20, 2003)

17. 2002.0967C (G. NELSON: (415) 558-6257)

2000 VAN NESS AVENUE - northeast corner of Van Ness Avenue and Jackson Street; Lot 005 in Assessor's Block 0595: Request for Conditional Use Authorization pursuant to Section 209.6(b) of the Planning Code to install a total of three (3) antennas and six (6) related equipment cabinets on the roof of an 8-story, 100-foot tall commercial structure, known as the Medical Arts Building, as part of Sprint's wireless telecommunications network within an RC-4 (Residential-Commercial Combined) District, the Van Ness Special Use District and an 80-D Height and Bulk District. Per the City & County of San Francisco's Wireless Telecommunications Services (WTS) Facilities Siting Guidelines the proposal is a Preferred Location Preference 4 as it is a wholly commercial structure.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

(Continued from Regular Meeting of March 13, 2003)

18. 2002.0395C (G. NELSON: (415) 558-6257)

417 31ST AVENUE - southwest corner at the intersection of Clement Street and 31st Avenue; Lot 001 in Assessor's Block 1463 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization pursuant to Section 710.83 of the Planning Code to install a total of six antennas and related equipment within the belfry of an existing two-story, 40-foot tall (58 feet to top of tower), publicly-used structure known as the Lincoln Park Presbyterian Church, as part of Cingular's wireless telecommunications network within an NC-1 (Neighborhood Commercial Cluster) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District. Per the City & County of San Francisco's Wireless Telecommunications Services (WTS) Facilities Siting Guidelines the proposal is a Preferred Location Preference 1 as it is a publicly-used structure.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

(Continued from Regular Meeting of March 6, 2003)

19a. 2001.0041CD (M. SNYDER: (415) 575-6891)

141-147 SOUTH PARK - south side between 3rd Street and Jack London Place, Lots 31 and 32, in Assessor's Block 3775: Request for Conditional Use Authorization to allow the demolition of a single-family house and the establishment of a parking lot for the adjacent light-industrial business, Standard Sheet Metal. Conditional Use Authorization is required under Planning Code Section 814.12 for the demolition of a dwelling unit. A replacement unit would be provided in neighboring building to the east at 135 South Park. The property is within the South Park District, and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

19b. 2001.0041CD (M. SNYDER: (415) 575-6891)

141-147 SOUTH PARK -- south side between 3rd and Jack London Place, Lots 31 and 32, in Assessor's Block 3775. Mandatory Discretionary Review under Planning Commission Resolution 14844, the "Ballpark Vicinity Special Use District" interim policies, for the establishment of a surface parking lot within the Ballpark Vicinity Special Use District. The property is within the South Park District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

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

20a. 2002.0390CD (A. LIGHT: (415) 558-6254)

1628 LARKIN STREET - east side between Washington and Clay Streets, Lot 17 in Assessor's Block 217 - Request for a Conditional Use Authorization to construct a building exceeding 40 feet in height in an R (Residential) District, the subject site is within an RM-3 (Residential, Mixed, Medium Density) District, and a 65-A Height and Bulk District. The proposed project is to demolish an existing small single-family house located at the rear of the property and to replace it with a four-story-over-garage, 50-foot high, residential building containing eight dwelling units in the buildable area (front portion) of the lot. Eight off-street parking spaces are proposed.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

20b. 2002.0390CD (A. LIGHT: (415) 558-6254)

1628 LARKIN STREET - east side between Washington and Clay Streets, Lot 17 in Assessor's Block 217 - Mandatory Discretionary Review pursuant to the Planning Commission's policy to review all demolitions of residential buildings. The subject site is within an RM-3 (Residential, Mixed, Medium Density) District, and a 65-A Height and Bulk District. The proposed project is to demolish an existing small single-family house located at the rear of the property and to replace it with a four-story-over-garage, 50-foot high, residential building containing eight dwelling units in the buildable area (front portion) of the lot. Eight off-street parking spaces are proposed.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval of project as proposed subject to any conditions imposed by the Conditional Use Authorization.

E. DISCRETIONARY REVIEW HEARING

Approximately 6:00 PM the Planning Commission will convene into a Discretionary Review (DR) Hearing to hear and act on Discretionary Review matters. Procedures governing 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 6:00 PM, but have not been called or heard by 6:00 PM, could be continued to a later time or date as determined by the Commission.

21. 2003.0084D          (G. NELSON: (415) 558-6257)

23 WOOD STREET - west side between Euclid Avenue and Geary Boulevard; Lot 005 in Assessor's Block 1069 - Mandatory Discretionary Review, under the Planning Commission policy requiring review of all residential demolition permits, of Demolition Permit Application No. 2002.07.25.2322 proposing the demolition of a two-story single-family dwelling, in an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District. There is a related proposal to construct a new, four-story two-family dwelling with two off-street parking spaces.

Preliminary Recommendation: Do not take Discretionary Review and approve the demolition

Continued from Regular Meeting of March 13, 2003)

22. 2002.1110DDD      (G. NELSON (415) 558-6257)

323 26TH AVENUE - west side, between California and Clement Streets; Lot 003 in Assessor's Block 1407 - Staff-initiated Discretionary Review and requests for Discretionary Review by members of the public of Building Permit Application No. 2002.03.11.1078, proposing to substantially alter a three-story single-family house by extending the building to the front, rear, and side, adding a full fourth floor, and adding two additional dwelling units in an RM-1 (Residential, Mixed, Low Density) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District. The altered building will contain three dwelling units and three off-street parking spaces.

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

(Continued from Regular Meeting of January 23, 2003)

23. 2003.0085D (E. TOPE: (415) 558-6316)

650 MYRA WAY - east side between Reposa Way and Omar Way; Lot 017 in Assessor's Block 2956A - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2002.10.02.8037S. The proposal would add a two story, 16-foot horizontal extension and a new second story deck to the rear of the existing two-story, single-family residence in a RH-1 (D), Residential, One-Family-Detached Zoning District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

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

24. 2003.0216D (J. TULLY: (415) 558-6372)

141 CARMEL STREET - south side between Shrader and Cole Streets; Lot 035 in Assessor's Block 1294 - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2002.11.05.0793. The proposal would add a two-story addition with deck and stair to the rear of the existing two-story, two-family residence 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.

25. 2003.0044D (G. CABREROS: (415) 558-6169)

458 - 11th AVENUE -- east side between Geary Boulevard and Anza Street, Lot 030 in Assessor's Block 1534 -- Mandatory Discretionary Review, under the Planning Commission's policy requiring review of residential demolitions, of Building Permit Application 2001.09.17.8447, proposing to demolish a two-story, two-unit residence in an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District. The replacement project proposes new construction of a four-story, two-unit building.

Preliminary Recommendation: Do not take Discretionary Review and approve the demolition.

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:

PLEASE NOTE:

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.

Last updated: 11/17/2009 9:59:48 PM