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City and County of San Francisco
May 08, 2003

SAN FRANCISCO
PLANNING COMMISSION

Notice of Meeting
&
Calendar

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

Thursday, May 8, 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.

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. When sending e-mail correspondence to Commissioners, please copy the Commission Secretary at: linda.avery@sfgov.org

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.

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. 2002.0778E (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 April 3, 2003)

(Proposed for Continuance to May 22, 2003)

2a. 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

(Continued from Regular Meeting of April 3, 2003)

(Proposed for Continuance to May 22, 2003)

2b. 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

(Continued from Regular Meeting of April 3, 2003)

(Proposed for Continuance to May 22, 2003)

3. 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.

NOTE: On April 3, 2003, following public testimony, the Commission closed public hearing and continued the matter to May 8, 2003, instructing the project sponsor to provide supporting information on the soundness report. Public hearing remains open on any new information provided.

(Proposed for Continuance to May 22, 2003)

4. (J. RUBIN: (415) 558-6310)

CENTRAL WATERFRONT NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN - informational presentation and update on the Central Waterfront Neighborhood Plan, part of the Better Neighborhoods Program. No action is required.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of April 24, 2003)

(Proposed for Continuance to May 15, 2003)

5a. 2002.1298CV (M. LI: 9415) 558-6396)

624 LAGUNA STREET - northeast corner at Ivy Street, Lot 012 in Assessor's Block 0807 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization to demolish a vacant one-unit residential building and to construct a four-story, 40-foot-high senior care residential facility for up to 30 residents within the Hayes-Gough Neighborhood Commercial District and a 50-X Height and Bulk District. The project is the subject of a concurrent Variance hearing before the Zoning Administrator.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions

(Proposed for Continuance to June 19, 2003)

5b. 2002.1298CV (M. LI: 9415) 558-6396)

624 LAGUNA STREET - northeast corner at Ivy Street, Lot 012 in Assessor's Block 0807 - Parking variance sought. The proposed project is the demolition of a vacant one-unit residential building and the construction of a four-story, 40-foot-high senior care facility for up to 30 residents within the Hayes-Gough Neighborhood Commercial District and a 50-X Height and Bulk District. The Planning Code requires provision of three off-street parking spaces. The project is proposing to provide zero off-street parking spaces.2

(Proposed for Continuance to June 19, 2003)

6. 2002.1084C (M. LI: (415) 558-6396)

321-323 GRANT AVENUE - west side between Bush and Sutter Streets, Lot 003 in Assessor's Block 0286 - Request for conditional use authorization to convert residential hotel rooms to nonresidential use and to establish a tourist hotel use within a C-3-R (Downtown Retail) District, an 80-130 F Height and Bulk District, and the Kearny-Market-Mason-Sutter Conservation District. The existing building, the Baldwin Hotel, contains 61 residential hotel rooms, of which 45 are vacant. The proposed project is to convert the vacant residential hotel rooms to tourist hotel rooms. There will be not physical expansion of the existing building.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of March 20, 2003)

(Proposed for Indefinite Continuance)

B. COMMISSIONERS' QUESTIONS AND MATTERS

7. Commission Comments/Questions

C. DIRECTOR'S REPORT

8. Director's Announcements

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

10. 2000.1268CVX (A. LIGHT: (415) 558-6254)

663-665 SUTTER STREET - South side between Mason and Taylor Streets, Lot 11, in Assessor's Block 297 - Review of Art Requirement under Planning Code Section 149 as provided for in the Conditions of Approval related to the previously-approved Section 309 (Review of Downtown Buildings) Determinations of Compliance and Exceptions for the new Olympic Club addition. The proposed art project will be sculptured friezes on the front facade of the building. The purpose of this item is to update the Planning Commission on the art project previously approved.

Preliminary Recommendation: No Action Required

D. REGULAR CALENDAR

11. 2003.0016C (A. LIGHT: (415) 558-6254)

653 KEARNY STREET - west side, southwest corner of intersection with Clay Street, in Assessor's Block 226, Lot 1 - Request for a Conditional Use authorization to operate a small fast food restaurant in the CCB (Chinatown Community Business District) and a 50-N Height and Bulk District. The proposal is to operate a "Subway" small fast food restaurant of less than 1,500 square feet in one of two ground floor retail tenant spaces at the subject site. The proposal includes a new storefront and signage, as well as interior tenant improvements but no expansion of the existing building.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

12a. 2003.0028XCV (A. LIGHT: (415) 558-6254)

150 POWELL STREET - southeast corner of Powell Street and O'Farrell Street, Lot 22 in Assessor's Block 0327 - A request for Determination of Compliance under Section 309 of the Planning Code for two alternate, mutually exclusive uses, both of which would demolish three un-rated buildings located on the project site, construct an addition connected to the east side of the existing 150 Powell Street building, and renovate that existing building, rated as Category IV under the Planning Code. The proposed addition and renovated 150 Powell Street building would have four stories, approximately 65 feet tall, and would include retail space, and an approximately 3,600 gross square foot landscaped courtyard and lobby on the first floor. Both alternatives require a determination of compliance with the Planning Code pursuant to Section 309, with an exception to loading requirements. No parking would be provided as part of the Project. The subject site is within a C-3-R (Downtown Retail) District, an 80-130-F Height and Bulk District, and the Kearny-Market-Mason-Sutter Conservation District. Option (1) would provide ground floor, basement, and mezzanine retail, with the upper three stories used for up to 50 dwelling units, all uses permitted as of right. This alternative requires an additional exception under Section 309 (rear yard), and also must obtain variances from residential parking (13 spaces), dwelling unit exposure, and open space requirements, at a concurrent hearing before the Zoning Administrator. Option (2) would provide ground floor and mezzanine retail, with the upper three stories used for up to 50 units of time share condominiums, categorized as a "hotel" use under the Planning Code and requiring a Conditional Use authorization. The basement would be used as accessory spa and gymnasium space for the time-share residents. This alternative has no parking requirements.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions of both Options 1 and 2.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of April 24, 2003)

12b. 2003.0028XCV (A. LIGHT: (415) 558-6254)

150 POWELL STREET - southeast corner of Powell Street and O'Farrell Street, Lot 22 in Assessor's Block 0327 - A request for a Conditional Use Authorization to allow up to 50 units of timeshare use (classified as a hotel) under Sections 216(b)(i) and 303 of the Planning Code The proposed project would demolish three unrated buildings located on the project site, construct an addition connected to the east side of the existing 150 Powell Street building, and renovate that existing building, rated as Category IV under the Planning Code. The proposed addition and renovated 150 Powell Street building would have four stories, approximately 65 feet tall, and would include retail space, and an approximately 3,600 gross square foot landscaped courtyard and lobby on the first floor. No parking or off-street loading would be provided as part of the Project. The project would provide ground floor and mezzanine retail, with the upper three stories used for the 50 units of time share units. The basement would be used as accessory spa and gymnasium space for the timeshare residents. The subject site is within a C-3-R (Downtown Retail) District, an 80-130-F Height and Bulk District, and the Kearny-Market-Mason-Sutter Conservation District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

12c. 2003.0028XCV (A. LIGHT: (415) 558-6254)

150 POWELL STREET - southeast corner of Powell Street and O'Farrell Street, Lot 22 in Assessor's Block 0327 - A request for variances from (1) residential parking requirements (a 13 space parking variance); (2) residential open space requirements (a proposed courtyard that provides the required square footage does not meet the light and air standards for common residential open space); and (3) dwelling unit exposure requirements. The proposed project would create up to 50 dwelling units by demolishing three unrated buildings located on the project site, constructing an addition connected to the east side of the existing 150 Powell Street building, and renovating that existing building, rated as Category IV under Article 11 of the Planning Code. The proposed addition and renovated 150 Powell Street building would have four stories, approximately 65 feet tall, and would include retail space, and an approximately 3,600 gross square foot landscaped courtyard and lobby on the first floor. No parking would be provided as part of the Project. The project would provide ground floor, basement, and mezzanine retail, with the upper three stories used for up to 50 dwelling units, all uses permitted as of right. The subject site is within a C-3-R (Downtown Retail) District, an 80-130-F Height and Bulk District, and the Kearny-Market-Mason-Sutter Conservation District.

13. 2003.0093TZ (P. LORD: (415) 558-6311)

JACKSON SQUARE SPECIAL USE DISTRICT - Consideration of an Ordinance amending the Planning Code to add Section 249.24 to establish the Jackson Square Special Use District, amending the Zoning Map Sectional Map No. 1 SU to show the boundaries of this District, requiring that within a portion of this district all ground floor and basement level office use be subject to Conditional Use Authorization and in other specified portions be prohibited, requiring that within this District adult entertainment enterprises be prohibited, modifying the abandonment period for permitted conditional uses in this District, and making findings of consistency with the General Plan and Priority Policies of Planning Code Section 101.1

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with modifications

(Continued from Regular Meeting of April 24, 2003)

14. (C. NIKITAS: (415) 558- 6306)

RESIDENTIAL DEMOLITION POLICY - Consideration of revisions to the Planning Commission's Residential Demolition Policy. This report provides an overview of current procedures for Planning Department review of residential demolition applications that do not require Conditional Use authorization. Revisions to criteria relating to specific General Plan Policies are suggested. Changes to procedures for determinations of building "soundness" are proposed. This is an informational presentation, with no action to be taken by the Planning Commission. The Commission may adopt specific policies, procedures, and criteria regarding residential demolitions at one or more future hearings, following a period of review and public comment.

E. DISCRETIONARY REVIEW HEARING

Approximately 6:30 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 6:30 PM, but have not been called or heard by 6:30 PM, could be continued to a later time or date as determined by the Commission.

15. 2002.1267DD (D. JONES: (415) 558- 6477)

686 28TH STREET - north side between Douglass and Diamond Streets, Lot 015 in Assessor's Block 6605 - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2002.10.02.8026, proposing to construct a three-story rear horizontal extension, and to modify the existing pitched roof to a flat roof towards the rear of the three-story single-family dwelling located 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 building permit as submitted.

(Continued from Regular Hearing of May 1, 2003)

16. 2003.0312D (M. SNYDER: (415) 575-6891)

761 KANSAS STREET - east side between 19th Street and 20th Street, Lot 17 in Assessor's Block 4073 - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2002.10.25.0003 proposing to construct a vertical and rear horizontal addition, as well as a new front facade. The property is within an RH-2 (House, Two-family) District, and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

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

(Continued from Regular Hearing of May 1, 2003)

17. 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 proposing to change the use to include "Other Entertainment" 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: Approval with conditions

(Continued from Regular Meeting of April 24, 2003)

18a. 2002.1171DV (M. WOODS: (415) 558-6315)

2312 WEBSTER STREET - east side between Washington and Jackson Streets; Lot 22 in Assessor's Block 604 - Mandatory Discretionary Review, under the Planning Commission's policy requiring review of all dwelling unit mergers, of Building Permit Application No. 2002.09.04.5572S, proposing to reconfigure the existing two-unit building to a single-family configuration with a new small auxiliary unit at the garage level in an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) District and 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Take Discretionary Review and disapprove the proposed reconfiguration of units.

18b. 2002.1171DV (M. WOODS: (4150 558-6315)

2312 WEBSTER STREET - east side between Washington and Jackson Streets; Lot 22 in Assessor's Block 604 - Rear yard and non-complying structure Variances sought: Approximately fifty percent of the rear building wall of the lower two floors of the existing three-story over garage, two-unit building is within one foot of the rear lot line and the existing rear exit stairs are less than two feet from the rear lot line, thus making the building non-complying. The proposal is (1) to expand the garage level such that the entire garage level is within one foot of the rear lot line; (2) to rebuild the rear exit stairs in the southeast corner with one-hour fire rated walls up to the third floor level; and (3) to construct a new fire escape stairs in the northeast corner with one-hour fire rated walls at the fourth floor level. The subject property is within an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) District and 40-X Height and Bulk District.

19. 2003.0075DDDDD (R. CRAWFORD: (415) 558-6358)

139 RANDALL STREET - south side between Chenery and Church Streets. Assessor's Block 6663 Lot 036 - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No.2002.0930.7802, to construct a new four story, two family dwelling in an RH-2 (Residential House, 2 Family) District, and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Take Discretionary Review and Modify the Project

20. 2003.0193D (R. CRAWFORD: (415) 558-6358)

2146 45TH AVENUE - east side between Quintara and Rivera Avenues. Assessor's Block 2173 Lot 040 - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No.2002.1204.2727, to construct a two story horizontal addition to the rear of the existing one story, single family in an RH-1 (Residential, House, 1 Family) District, and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Take Discretionary Review and Modify the Project

F. PUBLIC COMMENT

At this time, members of the public may address the Commission on items of interest to the public that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Commission except agenda items. With respect to agenda items, your opportunity to address the Commission will be afforded when the item is reached in the meeting with one exception. When the agenda item has already been reviewed in a public hearing at which members of the public were allowed to testify and the Commission has closed the public hearing, your opportunity to address the Commission must be exercised during the Public Comment portion of the Calendar. Each member of the public may address the Commission for up to three minutes.

The Brown Act forbids a commission from taking action or discussing any item not appearing on the posted agenda, including those items raised at public comment. In response to public comment, the commission is limited to:

(1) responding to statements made or questions posed by members of the public; or

(2) requesting staff to report back on a matter at a subsequent meeting; or

(3) directing staff to place the item on a future agenda. (Government Code Section 54954.2(a))

Adjournment:

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.

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