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Public Hearings 
 

February 24, 2005

February 24, 2005

SAN FRANCISCO
PLANNING COMMISSION

Notice of Meeting
&
Calendar

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

Thursday, February 24, 2005
1:30 PM

Regular Meeting

Commission President: Sue Lee

Commission Vice-President: Dwight S. Alexander

          Commissioners: Michael J. Antonini; Shelley Bradford Bell; Kevin Hughes; William L. Lee; Christina Olague

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. 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 Adele Destro, Interim 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 sotf@sfgov.org.

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: Sue Lee

          Commission Vice-President: Dwight S. Alexander

          Commissioners: Michael J. Antonini; Shelley Bradford Bell; Kevin Hughes; William L. Lee; Christina Olague

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. 2004.0458E (J. NAVARRETE: (415) 558-5975)

          566 SOUTH VAN NESS AVENUE - Appeal of Preliminary Negative Declaration - The proposed project would include demolition of an existing 4,344 gross-square-foot, one-story retail/commercial building and rear storage building and construction of a five-story, 50-foot-tall mixed-use building which would contain 32 residential units on the second through fifth floors and retail/commercial use on the ground floor. The residential use would be 27,491 gross square feet (gsf) in area, and the retail/commercial space would be 4,344 gsf in size. The ground floor and basement levels would include 32 parking spaces designated for the residential use with ingress and egress from South Van Ness Avenue. The ground floor would contain the commercial space and residential lobby. The 12,253-square-foot site is located within the C-M (Heavy Commercial) zoning district and within a 50-X height and bulk district. The proposed project requires a conditional use authorization for residential use in the C-M district.

          Preliminary Recommendation: Uphold Mitigated Negative Declaration

                (Continued from Regular Meeting of February 17, 2005)

          (Proposed for Continuance to March 3, 2005)

          2a. 2004.0458C (M. SNYDER: (415) 575-6891)

                566 SOUTH VAN NESS AVENUE - west side between 16th Street and 17th Street, Block 3570 in Assessor's Lot 005 - Request for Conditional Use authorization to allow 32 dwelling units in a C-M District, under Planning Code Sections 215. The subject property is within an C-M (Heavy Commercial) District, a 50-X Height and Bulk District, and a PDR/ Housing Overlay Zone as designated in the Eastern Neighborhoods Interim Policies (Planning Commission Resolution 16727).

                Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

          (Continued from Regular Meeting of February 17, 2005)

          (Proposed for Continuance to March 3, 2005)

          2b. 2004.0458V (M. SNYDER: (415) 575-6891)

                566 SOUTH VAN NESS AVENUE - west side between 16th Street and 17th Street, Block 3570 in Assessor's Lot 005 - Request for an Exposure Variance to allow eight of the proposed 32 dwelling units to face (or have exposure to) an open space that does not meet the specification requirements of Planning Code Section 140. The subject property is within an C-M (Heavy Commercial) District, a 50-X Height and Bulk District, and a PDR/ Housing Overlay Zone as designated in the Eastern Neighborhoods Interim Policies (Planning Commission Resolution 16727).

      (Continued from Regular Meeting of February 17, 2005)

          (Proposed for Continuance to March 3, 2005)

3a. 2003.0253D (G. NELSON: (415) 558-6257)

          5126-5130 ANZA STREET - north side between 42nd and 43rd Avenues; Lot 016 in Assessor's Block 1502 - Mandatory Discretionary Review, under the Planning Commission's policy requiring review of housing demolition, of Demolition Permit Application No. 2001.03.07.3680 to demolish an existing two-story two-family dwelling (the project also proposes the construction of a new two-family dwelling) in an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

      Preliminary Recommendation: Pending.

          (Continued from Regular Meeting of January 27, 2005)

          (Proposed for Continuance to March 3, 2005)

      3b. 2004.0682D (G. NELSON: (415) 558-6257)

          5126-5130 ANZA STREET - north side between 42nd and 43rd Avenues; Lot 016 in Assessor's Block 1502 - Mandatory Discretionary Review, under the Planning Commission's policy requiring review of new construction to replace demolished housing, of Building Permit Application No. 2001.03.07.3684 for the new construction of a three-story, two-family dwelling in an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District. The proposed new building will contain two off-street parking spaces.

      Preliminary Recommendation: Pending

          (Continued from Regular Meeting of January 27, 2005)

            (Proposed for Continuance to March 3, 2005)

      4. 2004.1158D (B. FU: (415) 558-6613)

          877 CAROLINA STREET - east side between 20th and 22nd Streets; Lot 026 in Assessor's Block 4097 - Requested Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2004.07.16.9070 proposing to construct an one-story vertical addition to the existing one-story over garage single-family dwelling, within a RH-2 (Residential House, Two-family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

          Preliminary Recommendation: Pending

          (Proposed for Continuance to March 10, 2005)

B. COMMISSIONERS' QUESTIONS AND MATTERS

      5. Consideration of Adoption:

            · Draft Minutes of Regular Meeting of October 14, 2004

            · Draft Minutes of Planning Director Subcommittee for October 14, 2004

            · Draft Minutes of Regular Meeting of October 21, 2004

            · Draft Minutes of Regular Meeting of October 28, 2004

            · Draft Minutes of Planning Director Subcommittee for October 28, 2004

      6. Commission Comments/Questions

C. DIRECTOR'S REPORT

      7. Director's Announcements

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

D. GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT - 15 MINUTES

      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. Each member of the public may address the Commission for up to three minutes.

E. PUBLIC COMMENT ON AGENDA ITEMS WHERE THE PUBLIC HEARING HAS BEEN CLOSED

      At this time, members of the public who wish to address the Commission on agenda items that have already been reviewed in a public hearing at which members of the public were allowed to testify and the public hearing has been closed, must do so at this time. Each member of the public may address the Commission for up to three minutes.

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

      9a. 2004.0884D (G. NELSON: (415) 558-6257)

          1517 IRVING STREET - south side between 16th and 17th Avenues; lot 047 in Assessor's Block 1771 - Mandatory Discretionary Review, under the Planning Commission's policy requiring review of housing demolition, of Demolition Permit Application No. 2004.04.13.1124, proposing to demolish a one-story (over uninhabitable ground floor), single-family dwelling in the Inner Sunset Neighborhood Commercial District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District. The two-family dwelling is located at the front of the lot. There is a related proposal (2004.0855D) to construct a four-story, three-family dwelling with three off-street parking spaces.

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

                    (Continued from Regular Meeting of February 3, 2005)

                NOTE: On February 3, 2005, following public testimony the Commission entertained a motion to disapprove by a vote +3 -2, the motion failed to carry. Commissioners Hughes and W. Lee were absent. The matter was continued to February 24, 2005, by a vote +5 -0, to allow absent commissioners the opportunity to participate in the final action.

          9b. 2004.0885D (G. NELSON (415) 558-6257)

          1517 IRVING STREET - south side between 16th and 17th Avenues; lot 047 in Assessor's Block 1771 - Mandatory Discretionary Review, under the Planning Commission's policy requiring review of new residential building in association with residential demolition, of Building Permit Application No. 2004.04.13.1125, proposing to construct a four-story, three-family residential structure with three off-street parking spaces in the Inner Sunset Neighborhood Commercial District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District. There is a related proposal (2004.0884D) to demolish the single-family dwelling at the rear of the lot.

          Preliminary Recommendation: Do not take Discretionary Review and approve the new construction

                    (Continued from Regular Meeting of February 3, 2005)

                NOTE: On February 3, 2005, following public testimony the Commission entertained a motion to disapprove by a vote +3 -2, the motion failed to carry. Commissioners Hughes and W. Lee were absent. The matter was continued to February 24, 2005, by a vote +5 -0, to allow absent commissioners the opportunity to participate in the final action.

      10a. 2001.0249EKCV (K. AMDUR: (415) 558-6351)

                605 KEARNY STREET - west side between Sacramento and Commercial Streets, Lot 007 in Assessor's Block 0226 - Adoption of a Mitigated Negative Declaration and Request for a Conditional Use authorization for a building exceeding 35 feet in height. The proposal is to add one four-story dwelling unit to an existing one-story commercial building on a small, approximately 700 square foot, 29.5-foot deep lot. The commercial unit on the ground floor would remain. The building would be 50 feet in height with the proposed addition. The addition, like the existing commercial building, would cover the entire small site. No parking would be provided. Both parking and a rear yard/site coverage variances would be required and will be considered concurrently by the Zoning Administrator. Required open space would be provided on a rooftop terrace. The site is in the Chinatown Community Business (CCB) Zoning District and a 50-N Height and Bulk District.

                Preliminary Recommendation: Adoption of Mitigated Negative Declaration and Approval of Conditional Use authorization with Conditions

                (Continued from Regular Meeting of February 10, 2005)

          NOTE: On December 9, 2004, following public testimony, the Commission continued the matter to February 10, 2005 by a vote of +6 -0. Commissioner William Lee was absent.

          NOTE: On February 10, 2005, this item was continued to February 24, 2005.

          10b. 2001.0249EKCV (K. AMDUR: (415) 558-6351)

                605 KEARNY STREET - west side between Sacramento and Commercial Streets, Lot 7 in Assessor's Block 226 - Request for a Variances for rear yard/site coverage and parking for a building. The proposal is to add one four-story dwelling unit to an existing one-story commercial building on a small, approximately 700 square foot, 29.5-foot deep lot. The commercial unit on the ground floor would remain. The addition, like the existing commercial building, would entirely cover the small lot, where 75% maximum site coverage is permitted as of right. No parking is proposed, where one new space is required. The site is in the Chinatown Community Business (CCB) Zoning District and a 50-N Height and Bulk District.

                (Continued from Regular Meeting of February 10, 2005)

          NOTE: On December 9, 2004, following public testimony, the Zoning Administrator continued the matter to February 10, 2005.

          NOTE: On February 10, 2005, this item was continued to February 24, 2005.

          11. 2005.0128U (M. CORRETTE: (415) 558-6295)

          1886 MISSION STREET - west side between 14th and 15th Streets, Lot 003 in Assessor's Block 3547 - Appeal of Inner Mission North survey findings - Following the Landmarks Boards' Public Review Process for Cultural Resource Survey findings, the Planning Commission must review written objections to the Inner Mission North Cultural Resource Survey Phase II (California Department of Parks and Recreation Survey Forms - DPR 523A and 523B) survey findings as presented by property owner. The Commission is requested to evaluate the owner's objection to the proposed California Historic Resources Status Code (CHRSC) assigned to the property at 1886 Mission Street. It should consider and adopt a resolution to either: 1) endorse the evaluation and the CHRSC rating that found the property to be individually eligible for the California Register (3CS), or 2) determine, based on historical evidence and evaluation criteria, an alternate CHRSC status code.

          Preliminary Recommendation: Adopt a resolution upholding the evaluation and Status Code of 3CS as recommended by the Landmark's Board.

                NOTE: On February 17, 2005, following testimony, the Commission passed a motion of intent to not endorse the CHRSC rating of 3CS and determined an alternate rating of 6L by a vote +4-2. Commissioners Alexander and Sue Lee voted no. Commissioner Bradford-Bell was absent.

G. REGULAR CALENDAR

      12. (D. MACRIS: (415 558-6411)

          PLANNING DEPARTMENT'S PROPOSED WORK PROGRAM AND BUDGET FOR FY 2005-2006 - Consideration of approval of a draft resolution adopting the Planning Department's Proposed Work Program and Budget for Fiscal Year 2005-2006.

      (Continued from Regular Meeting of February 10, 2005)

      13. 2005.0155U (C. NIKITAS: (415) 558-6306)

          BRIEFING ON THE POLICY REQUIRING DISCRETIONARY REVIEW OF RESIDENTIAL DEMOLITIONS - A presentation outlining the Planning Commission's current "Temporary Policy" for Mandatory Discretionary Review of Dwellings proposed for demolition, and the criteria it comprises, a discussion of the efficacy and effects of the policy, and preliminary recommendations for revised elements to be adopted in the future as a long term policy, following a two-month period of review and public comment.

          Preliminary Recommendation: Informational presentation - no action to be taken

      14. 2004.0601C (T. TAM: (415) 558-6325)

          299 DOLORES STREET - northeast corner of Dolores and 16th Streets, Lot 25 in Assessor's Block 3556 - Request for a Conditional Use authorization by Holy Family Day Home pursuant to Planning Code Sections 209.3 and 303 to amend a previously approved Conditional Use authorization. The previously approved Conditional Use authorization (Case No. 1997.823CE) was for the construction of a two-story childcare facility serving approximately 150 children. The new proposal is for the construction of a three-story childcare facility with the same number of children. The property is in the RM-1 (Residential, Mixed, Low Density) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

      Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

      15,. 2004.1268C (S.YOUNG: (415) 558-6346)

          118 UNION STREET - north side between Fillmore and Webster Streets; Lot 011 in Assessor's Block 0533 - Request for Conditional Use authorization under Sections 745.45 and 303 of the Planning Code to convert approximately 1,800 square feet of vacant commercial retail space located at the basement level of an existing two-story over basement commercial building, to a retail wine and gift store ("Wine Styles") in the Union Street Neighborhood Commercial District (NCD) and a 40-X Height and Bulk District. No exterior modifications will be made to the existing building envelope.

      Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

      16. 2004.0396E (J. NAVARRETE: (415) 558-5975)

          30 DORE STREET - Appeal of Preliminary Negative Declaration - The proposed project is the demolition of an existing one-story, approximately 8,000-gross-square-foot (gsf) industrial building, and the construction of a 50-foot-tall five-story building that would contain 42 residential units and a one-level basement garage with 42 parking spaces. Parking and pedestrian access would be from Dore Street. The approximately 36,400gsf building would cover about three-quarters of the 8,500 square-foot site with approximately 2,100 square feet of rear yard. The project site in on Lot 24A in Assessor's Block 3518, on the west side of Dore Street, which is a street that bisects north-south the block bounded by Howard, 9th, Folsom and 10th Streets. The proposed project site is zoned SLR (Service/Light Industrial/Residential Mixed Use) in the South of Market neighborhood and is in the 50-X Height and Bulk District.

          Preliminary Recommendation: Uphold Mitigated Negative Declaration

      17. 2002.0954E (A. AGUILAR: (415) 558-5973)

          1234 HOWARD STREET - Certification of a Final Environmental Impact Report: The proposed project would involve the demolition of a vacant, light-industrial building totaling 8,250 gross square feet (gsf) and construction of a five-story residential building. The existing building proposed to be demolished is an historical resource for purposes of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) because it is rated as a Category III (Contributory) building under Article 11 of the San Francisco Planning Code, an adopted local register. The proposed building would be 33,340 gsf in building floor area and would have 18 dwelling units. The proposed project would provide 18 off-street parking spaces for the residential units. The project site at 1234 Howard Street (Assessor's Block 3728, Lot 014) is approximately 8,250 square feet in size and located about mid-block on the northern side of Howard Street in the South of Market neighborhood in the block bounded by Howard, Eighth, Natoma, and Ninth Streets. The project site is zoned SLR (Service/Light Industrial/Residential) and within a 50-X height/bulk district

          Preliminary Recommendation: Certify the Final Environmental Impact Report. Please note that the public review period for the Draft Environmental Impact Report ended at 5:00 pm, October 19, 2004.

      18. 2005.0076T (D. SIDER: (415) 558-6697)

          ESTABLISHING ADDITIONAL AFFORDABILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR SRO UNITS - Consideration of an Ordinance amending Planning Code Section 890.88 to define a Single Room Occupancy (SRO) unit as a unit that is affordable to very low income or extremely low income households and making findings of consistency with Planning Code Section 101.1 and the General Plan.

      19. 2005.0058T (P. LORD: (415) 558-6311)

          PROHIBITING DOWNTOWN PARK FUND MONIES FOR PARKING GARAGES - Consideration of an Ordinance amending Planning Code Section 139 to prohibit the use of Downtown Park Fund monies for construction or financing of parking garages; making findings of consistency with the priority policies of Planning Code Section 101.1 and the General Plan.

      20. 2004.1145C (R. CRAWFORD: (415) 558-6358)

          2609 JUDAH STREET - south side between 31st and 32nd Avenues Assessor's Block 1822 Lot 034 - Request Conditional Use Approval under Planning Code Section 161.(j) for a reduction of 6 off street parking spaces required for dwellings for a Project that will replace 6 of 10 existing off street parking spaces in a building containing 10 dwelling units, with ground floor commercial space. This project lies within an NC-2 Small Scale Neighborhood Commercial District and within the 40-X Height and Bulk District.

                Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

          21. 2004.0904D (R. CRAWFORD: (415) 558-6358)

          364 WINDING WAY - north side between Drake and Prague Streets, Assessor's Block 6479 Lot 012. Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2004.0308.8029, to construct a three story addition to the rear of the existing two to three story dwelling, in an RH-1 (D) (Residential House, One Family, Detached) District, and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

                Preliminary Recommendation: Take Discretionary Review and Modify the Project.

          (Continued from Regular Meeting of January 20, 2005)

      22a. 2004.1115D (G. NELSON: (415) 558-6257)

          1598 SHRADER STREET - east side between Carmel Street and Belgrave Avenue; lot 021 in Assessor's Block 1294 - Mandatory Discretionary Review, under the Planning Commission's policy requiring review of housing demolition, of Demolition Permit Application No. 2004.07.06.8059, proposing to demolish a two-story single-family dwelling in the RH-2 (Residential, Two-Familyl District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District. The dwelling is located at the rear of the lot. There is a related proposal (2004.1120D) to construct a three-story, single-family dwelling with two off-street parking spaces.

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

          22b. 2004.1120D (G. NELSON (415) 558-6257)

          1598 SHRADER STREET - east side between Carmel Street and Belgrave Avenue; lot 021 in Assessor's Block 1294 - Mandatory Discretionary Review, under the Planning Commission's policy requiring review of new residential building in association with residential demolition, of Building Permit Application No. 2004.07.06.8065, proposing to construct a three-story, single-family dwelling with two off-street parking spaces in the RH-2 (Residential, Two-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District. There is a related proposal (2004.1115D) to demolish the single-family dwelling at the rear of the lot.

          Preliminary Recommendation: Do not take Discretionary Review and approve the new construction

          23. 2004.1194 (D. DiBARTOLO: (415) 558-6291)

                1056 - 1062 GREENWICH STREET - north side between Leavenworth and Jones Streets, Lot 007 in Assessor's Block 0072 - Mandatory Discretionary Review, under Planning Commission policy requiring review of all dwelling unit mergers, of Building Permit Application No. 2004.09.20.4619, proposing to convert the number of residential units in the structure from five to four units by removing one dwelling at the basement level of the three-story over basement structure, within an RM-1 (Residential, Mixed, Low-Density) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

          Preliminary Recommendation: Take Discretionary Review And Disapprove The Project.

      24. 2005.0046D (G. CABREROS: (415) 558-6169)

          1935 PACIFIC AVENUE - south side between Gough and Octavia Streets; Lot 014 in Assessor's Block 0592 - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2004.07.28.9982 proposing a rear horizontal addition at the level of the existing partial third floor and within the footprint of the existing single-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.

      25. 2004.1192DDDD (B. FU: (415) 558-6613)

          455 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE - east side between 19th and 20th Streets; Lot 003B in Assessor's Block 4063 - Staff-Initiated Discretionary Review and three public requested Discretionary Reviews of Building Permit Application No. 2004.05.12.3718 proposing to construct a two-story vertical addition to the existing one-story over garage single-family dwelling, within a RH-2 (Residential House, Two-family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

      Preliminary Recommendation: Take Discretionary Review and Approve Project with Modifications

H. PUBLIC COMMENT

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

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

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

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

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

Adjournment:

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