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Public Hearings 
 
May 19, 2005

SAN FRANCISCO
PLANNING COMMISSION

Notice of Meeting
&
Calendar

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

Thursday, May 19, 2005
1:30 PM

Regular Meeting

President: Sue Lee

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
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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. 2005.0256T (P. LORD: (415) 558-6311)

          SACRAMENTO STREET NEIGHBORHOOD COMMERCIAL DISTRICT RESIDENTIAL CONVERSION TO OTHER INSTITUTION - Consideration of an Ordinance amending San Francisco Planning Code by amending Section 724.1 to allow for conversion of upper floor residential units in the Sacramento Street Neighborhood Commercial District as a Conditional Use, where: the new use will be an Other Institution, Educational Service use, only one dwelling unit in building will be converted, and that unit is the only non-residential use in the building, and no legally residing tenant with be displaced: and making findings of consistency with the priority policies of Planning Code Section 101.1 and the General Plan.

      Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

      (Continued to Regular Hearing May 26, 2005)

      2. 2003.0869E (J. NAVARRETE: (415) 558-5975)

          88 FIFTH STREET - THE OLD U.S. MINT - Appeal of Preliminary Mitigated Negative Declaration - The proposed project is the rehabilitation plus seismic upgrade and addition to the United States Old Mint located at 88 Fifth Street in downtown San Francisco (Assessor's Block 3704, Lot 11). The existing three-story plus an occupied attic 99,921-gross-square-foot (gsf) building would be retained, and the first floor courtyard enclosed in 1973 for offices would be removed, (a deduction of 4,336 gsf), and additional circulation bridges, stairs and an elevator (addition of 2,642 gsf) would be added within the existing 4-story courtyard. The existing attic would be expanded on the roof along the south side of the courtyard to create a museum gallery (an addition of 1,554 gsf) with a view of the city skyline to the south. The courtyard removal and additions of bridges and roof gallery would result in an overall reduction of gsf, for a total floor area of 99,788 gsf. The building would include 79,957 square feet if usable space total including: 36,326 sf of City History Museum space, 2,082 sf of Museum office space, 2,045 sf of museum back of house space, 2,044 sf of museum retail, and 3,336 sf of museum theater space. Tenants in the building would be the 8,153 sf Gold Rush and Money Museum, 2,492 sf of small retail lease spaces, and 6,360 gsf of restaurant space and cafe. 3,987 sf would be used for the San Francisco Visitor Center, and the remaining 11,108 sf would be circulation, toilets and support spaces ancillary to the museum use. The project would include closure of Jessie Street to vehicles, between Mint and Fifth Streets, to be used for outdoor restaurant seating. The project site is approximately 47,515 sq. ft., is zoned P (Public) within a 90-X height and bulk district, and within the Mid-Market St. Revitalization and Conservation District. Transaction document approvals would be required from the Board of Supervisors, and a Certificate of Appropriateness would be required by the Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board.

          Preliminary Recommendation: Uphold Mitigated Negative Declaration

      (Continued from Regular Meeting of April 28, 2005)

      (Continued to Regular Hearing May 26, 2005)

B. COMMISSIONERS' QUESTIONS AND MATTERS

      3. Consideration of Adoption - Draft Minutes of April 14 and 21, 2005.

      4. Commission Comments/Questions

C. DIRECTOR'S REPORT

      5. Director's Announcements

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

      7. (S. EXLINE: (415) 558-6332)

          BIOSCIENCE PLANNING TASK FORCE - the Board of Supervisors appointed the Bioscience Task Force primarily to determine the land use regulations for bioscience uses. This presentation will be an informational presentation to the Planning Commission by members of the Taskforce on their recently released report, specifically their suggestions for land use controls.

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. CONSENT CALENDAR

      All matters listed hereunder constitute a Consent Calendar, are considered to be routine by the Planning Commission, and will be acted upon by a single roll call vote of the Commission. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a member of the Commission, the public, or staff so requests, in which event the matter shall be removed from the Consent Calendar and considered as a separate item at this or a future hearing.

      8. 2004.0487C (W. HASTIE: (415) 558-6381)

          179 SAN CARLOS STREET - east side, between 18th and 19th Streets, Lot 23 in Assessor's Block 3589 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization for the construction of a new three-unit building over 40 feet in height, per Code Section 253. The property is located within an RH-3 (House, Three-Family) District with a 50-X Height and Bulk limit. The proposal is to construct a new three-unit building on a vacant lot with three off-street parking spaces at the ground level.

          Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

(Continued from Regular Meeting of April 28, 2005)

F. REGULAR CALENDAR

      9. 2004.0798D (M. SMITH: (415) 558-6322)

        2070 30TH AVENUE - east side between Pacheco and Quintara Streets, Lot 003M in Assessor's Block 2149 - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2004.01.26.4825, proposing to construct a two-story horizontal addition at the rear of a single-family dwelling, located in a RH-1 (Residential, House, One-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

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

        (Continued from Regular Meeting of April 21, 2005)

          NOTE: On March 3, 2005, following public testimony, the Commission continued the matter to April 21, 2005 to allow the Project Sponsor to hire an architect to present alternative designs and to continue to work with the neighborhood trying to reach an agreement on a design. Public Hearing remains open.

          NOTE: On April 21, 2005, the Commission continued it to May 19, 2005.

      10. 2005.0068D (S. VELLVE: (415) 558-6263)

          4967-4969 - 17TH STREET - south side between Stanyan and Shrader Streets; Lot 059 in Assessor's Block 1289 - Mandatory Discretionary Review, under the Planning Commission's policy requiring review of dwelling unit mergers, of Building Permit Application 2004.11.03.8481 proposing to legalize the merger of two dwelling units into one dwelling unit within a two-unit building in an RH-2 (House, Two-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

      Preliminary Recommendation: Take Discretionary Review and disapprove the permit.

      (Continued from the Regular Meeting of May 5, 2005)

          NOTE: On April 21, 2005, following public testimony, the Commission closed the public hearing and entertained a motion to not take Discretionary Review and approve the project. The motion failed with a +3-2 vote (Commissioners Hughes and Olague voted no and Commissioners Alexander and Bradford Bell were absent). Subsequently, the matter was continued to April 28, 2005 by a +5-0 vote (Commissioners Alexander and Bradford Bell were absent. Public comment will remain open only to address any new or modified information or material.

          On April 28, following additional Commission deliberation, this matter was continued to May 5, 2005. The item was subsequently continued to May 19, 2005.

      11. 2005.0187D (D. SIROIS: (415) 558-6313)

          3772-3776 20TH STREET - north side between Dolores & Guerrero Lot 021, Assessor's Block 3598 - Mandatory Discretionary Review, under the Planning Commission's Policy on Dwelling Unit Mergers, of Building Permit Application No. 2005.01.27.4177, proposing to convert a five-family dwelling to a four-family dwelling. The subject property is located in an RH-3 (Residential, House, Three-Family) District in a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

          Preliminary Recommendation: Do not take Discretionary Review and approved application as submitted.

      12. 2004.0346DDD (G. CABREROS: (415) 558-6169)

          245 - 23RD AVENUE - west side between California and Clement Streets, Lot 009 in Assessor's Block 1410 - Requests for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application 2005.01.14.3280 to construct two additional stories and a rear horizontal addition to the existing two-story, two-unit building resulting in a four-story, two-unit building 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 as submitted.

          (Continued from Regular Meeting of May 5, 2005)

      13. 2004.0560D (G. CABREROS: (415) 558-6169)

          251 28TH AVENUE - west side between Lake and California Streets, Lot 005 in Assessor's Block 1388 - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2004.02.13.6414, proposing to construct a two-story rear addition to an existing two-story, single-family houses in an RH-1(Residential, House, One-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

      Preliminary Recommendation: Take Discretionary Review and approve with modifications

      (Continued from Regular Meeting of May 5, 2005)

14. 2005.0284D (G. CABREROS: (415) 558-6169)

      2430 BROADWAY - north side between Steiner and Pierce Streets, Lot 005 in Assessor's Block 0562 - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2002.08.06.3311, proposing to construct a rear horizontal addition including a new garage at the rear of a three-story, single-family dwelling in an RH-1(Residential, House, One-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

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

      15. 2005.0147D (D. DIBARTOLO: (415) 558-6291)

          1763-1765 JONES STREET - southwest corner at Vallejo Street; Lot 001, Assessor's Block 0151 - Mandatory Discretionary Review, under the Planning Commission's policy on dwelling unit mergers, of Building Permit Application No. 2004.12.20.1804, proposing to convert the building at 1763-1765 Jones Street from a two-unit building to a single family dwelling, to result in two single family dwellings within two buildings on the subject lot. The subject property is located in an RH-3 (Residential, House, Three-Family) District in a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

          Preliminary Recommendation: Take Discretionary Review and disapprove the application.

      16a. 2005.0213D (M. SNYDER: (415) 575-6891)

          84 SYCAMORE STREET / 50 CLARION ALLEY - a through lot on the north side of Sycamore Street between Valencia Street and Mission Street, Lot 077 in Assessor's Block 3576 - Mandatory Discretionary Review, under the Planning Commission's policy requiring review of housing demolition, of Building Permit Application No. 2003.04.15.2333 proposing to demolish two dwelling unit structures. The property is within an RH-3 (House, Three-family) District, and a 50-X Height and Bulk District.

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

      (Continued from Regular Meeting of May 5, 2005)

      16b. 2005.0214D (M. SNYDER: (415) 575-6891)

          84 SYCAMORE STREET / 50 CLARION ALLEY - a through lot on the north side of Sycamore Street between Valencia Street and Mission Street, Lot 077 in Assessor's Block 3576 - Mandatory Discretionary Review under the Planning Commission's policy requiring review of new residential buildings in association with residential demolition, of Building Permit Application No. 2003.04.15.2333 proposing to construct a three- unit structure. The property is within an RH-3 (House, Three-family) District, and a 50-X Height and Bulk District.

          Preliminary Recommendation: Take Discretionary Review and approve the project as modified, and with conditions

      (Continued from Regular Meeting of May 5, 2005)

          17. 2004.0916L (M. SNYDER: (415) 575-6891)

          900 INNES AVENUE - northeast side between Griffith and Winters Point Boulevard. Assessor's Block 4646 and Lot 007 - Request for Landmark Designation under Planning Code Sections 1004.1, 1004.2 as City Landmark No. 250. The subject property is within an NC-2 (Neighborhood Commercial - Small Scale) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

          Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

      (Continued from Regular Meeting of April 21, 2005)

          18. 2004.0055R (J. SWITZKY: (415) 575-6815)

          AMENDMENTS TO THE TRANSBAY REDEVELOPMENT PLAN (GENERAL PLAN REFERRAL) - The Planning Commission adopted General Plan conformity findings for the Transbay Redevelopment Plan on December 9, 2004. However the Redevelopment Agency has proposed amendments to the Transbay Redevelopment Plan resulting from Board of Supervisors input on the Plan, requiring new General Plan conformity findings, pursuant to Section 4.105 of the City Charter and Section 2A.53 of the San Francisco Administrative Code.

          Preliminary Recommendation: Approve the Draft Motion finding the proposed amendments to the Transbay Redevelopment Plan in conformity with the General Plan.

      (Continued from Regular Meeting of May 12, 2005)

      19. 2002.0805RTZ (M. FOSTER (415) 558-6362)

          MID-MARKET REDEVELOPMENT PLAN AND SPECIAL USE DISTRICT - Assessor's Blocks 0341; 0342; 0350; 0351, lot 035; 0355; 3507, lot 039; 3508; 3509, lots 002, 018, 019, 036, 037, 040, 041, 042, and 043; 3510, lot 001; 3701; 3702, excluding lots 015, 016, 029, 031, 032, 033, 034, 035, 036, 055, and 056 (eastern portion); 3703, excluding lots 004, 005, 006, 027, 028, and 029; 3704, lots 025, 026, 049, 050, 051, 052, and 053; 3725, lots 078, 082, 086, 087, 088, 089, 090, 091, and 093; 3727, lots 001, 091, 094, 096, 097, 101, 102, 103, 109, 117, 118, 120, 130, 134, 168, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 180, 181, 182, 183, 184, and Block 3728, lots 001, 072, 075, 076, 081, 082, 083, 089, and 103. The Commission will consider proposed amendments to the Mid-Market Preliminary Plan, Adopting Amendments to the Mid-Market Preliminary Plan, and Making CEQA findings and findings of General Plan Conformity related to the Mid-Market Redevelopment Plan as amended.

          Preliminary Recommendation: Adopt Amendments to the Mid-Market Preliminary Plan and make CEQA findings and findings of Conformity of the Mid-Market Redevelopment Plan, as amended, with the General Plan

          20. 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

          Preliminary Recommendation: Pending

          (Continued from Regular Meeting of April 14, 2005)

      21. 2005.0212T (P. LORD: (415) 558-6311)

          DIVISADERO STREET FORMULA RETAIL CONTROLS - Consideration of an Ordinance amending San Francisco Planning Code by amending Section 703.3 to designate formula retail uses as a conditional use in the NC-2 (Small-Scale Neighborhood Commercial) District along Divisadero Street from Haight to Turk Streets and making findings of consistency with the priority policies of Planning Code Section 101.1 and the General Plan.

          Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with modifications

      22. 2004.0076C: (B. FU: (415) 558-6613)

          1350 NATOMA STREET - west side, between 14th and 15th Streets, Lot 089 in Assessor's Block 3548 - Request for Conditional Use authorization pursuant to Planning Code Sections 215 and 303 to allow the construction of 8 residential dwelling units in a C-M (Heavy Commercial) District with a 50-X Height and Bulk Designation, and in a Housing/Mixed overlay as designated by Planning Commission Resolution No. 16727. The proposal is to demolish the existing industrial building and construct 8 dwelling units within a new four-story over ground floor parking garage building containing a total of 8 off-street parking spaces.

          Preliminary Recommendation: Approve project with a maximum height of 40 feet with conditions

          (Continued from Regular Meeting of April 28, 2005)

      23. 2003.0536ECR (B. WYCKO: (415) 558-5972)

          800 BROTHERHOOD WAY (A.K.A. 3711 19TH AVENUE) - Appeal of Preliminary Mitigated Negative Declaration - The proposed project is the construction of up to 182 dwelling units on an approximately 7.7 acre undeveloped site located on the north side of Brotherhood Way, west of Chumasero Drive, east of Lake Merced Boulevard. The project would involve subdividing the site into about 121 lots and constructing 60 single-family homes and 61 2-unit dwellings. The 121 buildings would be between 3 and 4 stories tall, with heights up to 40 feet and would total about 444,273 gross square feet. A mix of independently accessible and tandem parking spaces would be provided, for a total of 364 off-street parking spaces. Twenty-one on-street parking spaces would also be created along a new two-way internal private loop road. Access to the site would be via a new driveway on the unimproved portion of the north side of Brotherhood Way abutting the site. There would be a traffic signal at the new access driveway and Brotherhood Way intersection that would be interconnected with the existing signals at Brotherhood Way/School (Church) Access Road, located about 330 feet to the west, and the Chumasero Drive/Brotherhood Way intersection, about 560 feet to the east. The project site is located in an RM-1 (Mixed Residential, Low Density) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District. The proposed project would require approval of a Conditional Use Authorization for a Planned Unit Development and exceptions for minimum lot sizes, minimum rear yards depths, and bay window dimension.

      24a. 2003.0536CR (R. CRAWFORD: (415) 558-6358)

          800 BROTHERHOOD WAY (A.K.A. 3711 19TH AVENUE) - north side (between Chumasero Drive and Lake Merced Blvd Assessor's Block 7332 Lot 002 and Block 7331 Lot 003) - Request for Conditional Use Authorization under Planning Code Sections 209.9 and 304 to develop a Planned Unit Development with up to 121 lots and up to 185 residential units in a mix of single family and two family dwellings. The Conditional Use authorization allows reductions in lot area and width as well as reduction of set back and rear yard requirements. The Project will have, lots as small as 963 square feet where 2,500 square feet is required under the Planning Code, as narrow as 18 feet where 25 feet is required by the Planning Code, and rear yards as shallow as 18% of lot depth where the Planning Code requirement is 45%. This project lies within an RM-1 (Residential Mixed, Low Density) and RM-4 (Residential Mixed, High Density) Districts and within the 40-X and 130-D Height and Bulk Districts.

          Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

      24b. 2003.0536CR (R. CRAWFORD: (415) 558-6358)

          800 BROTHERHOOD WAY (A.K.A. 3711 19TH AVENUE) - north side (between Chumasero Drive and Lake Merced Blvd Assessor's Block 7332 Lot 002 and Block 7331 Lot 003) - Request for Determination of General Plan Compliance that the development of an access drive across a portion of unimproved right of way north of Brotherhood Way, to provide access to a 182 unit residential Planned Unit Development, would be consistent with the objectives and policies of the general plan. This project lies within an RM-1 (Residential Mixed, Low Density) and RM-4 (Residential Mixed, High Density) Districts and within the 40-X and 130-D Height and Bulk Districts.

              Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

G. PUBLIC COMMENT

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

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

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

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

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

Adjournment:

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