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Public Hearings 
 
June 2, 2005

SAN FRANCISCO
PLANNING COMMISSION

Notice of Meeting
&
Calendar

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

Thursday, June 2, 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

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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.

      1a. 2004.0032D (J. PURVIS: (415) 558-6354)

          43 HAMILTON STREET - east side south of Silver Avenue; Lot 007 in Assessor's Block 5919 - Mandatory Discretionary Review, under Planning Commission policy requiring review of all housing demolition permits, of Demolition Permit Application No. 2002.10.17.9296 proposing the demolition of a one-story, single-family dwelling in an RH-1 (Residential, House, One-Family) Use District, and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

          Preliminary Recommendation: Pending

          (Proposed for Continuance to June 9, 2005)

      1b. 2004.0033D (J. PURVIS: (415) 558-6354)

          43 HAMILTON STREET - east side south of Silver Avenue; Lot 007 in Assessor's Block 5919 - Mandatory Discretionary Review, under Planning Commission policy requiring review of all replacement structures following residential demolition, of Building Permit Application No. 2002.10.17.9298 proposing the construction of a two-story single-family dwelling in an RH-1 (Residential, House, One-Family) Use District, and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

          Preliminary Recommendation: Pending

          (Proposed for Continuance to June 9, 2005)

      2a. 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

                (Continued from Regular Meeting of May 19, 2005)

          (Proposed for Continuance to June 9, 2005)

      2b. 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 a resolution to Approve Proposed Amendments to the Planning Code (Adding Section 249.27 and 263.18, and amending Sections 102.9, 123, 145.4, 153, 155.5, 166, 167, 204.3, and 309). Proposed amendments will establish the Mid-Market Special Use District and make related text and changes to the Planning Code pursuant to the proposed Mid-Market Redevelopment Plan and Special Use District.

          Preliminary Recommendation: Approve Draft Resolution

          (Proposed for Continuance to June 9, 2005)

      2c. 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 a resolution to Approve Proposed Amendments to the Zoning Map (Amending Maps 1SU, 2SU, 7, and 7SU). Proposed amendments will establish the Mid-Market Special Use District, and reclassify several parcels from C-M, C-3-S and SLR to C-3-G pursuant to the proposed Mid-Market Redevelopment Plan and Special Use District.

                (Proposed for Continuance to June 9, 2005)

          3. 2003.1210C (M. SNYDER: (415) 575-6891)

          5600 THIRD STREET - the block bounded by Third Street, Bancroft Avenue, Mendell Street, and Armstrong Avenue, Lot 3 ,5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 11 in Assessor's Block 5421. Request for Conditional Use authorization to allow residential dwelling units in an M-1 (Light Industrial) District pursuant to Planning Code Section 215, and to allow a Planned Unit Development pursuant to Planning Code Section 304, which would include exceptions to configuration of the rear yard (Planning Code Section 134), dwelling unit density (Planning Code Section 215), bay window obstructions (Planning Code Section 136(c)(3) and for parking (Planning Code Section 151). The Proposal includes demolishing the existing industrial structures on the lots and constructing a mixed-use development that would consist of three phases, and would include about 131 senior housing units, 129 other units, approximately 10,000 square feet of commercial space, and 161 off-street parking spaces. The project's buildings would generally be five-stories tall. The subject property is within an M-1 (Light Industrial) District, a Third Street Special Use District (lot 11 only), and a 65-B Height and Bulk District.

          Preliminary Recommendation: Pending

          (Proposed for Continuance to June 23, 2005)

      4. 2004.0545DDDDD (S. VELLVE: (415) 558-6263)

          2707 LARKIN STREET - west side between Chestnut and Francisco Streets; Lot 003 in Assessor's Block 0477 - Requests for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2003.06.22.7592 proposing to construct a one-story vertical addition above an existing three-story, single-family dwelling in an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) District and 40-X Height and Bulk District.

            Preliminary Recommendation: Pending

            (Proposed for Continuance to July 28, 2005)

      5. 2002.1263E (T. CHAN: (415) 558-5982)

          333 FREMONT STREET - Certification of a Final Environmental Impact Report - The proposed project is an 85-foot-tall, eight-story, residential building of approximately 131,340 gross square feet (gsf) consisting of 88 dwelling units and about 88 underground parking spaces. Two existing two-story buildings on the site, which total approximately 30,417 square feet, would be demolished. The 329-333 Fremont Street building, constructed in approximately 1930, contains a basement level, which is accessible from a driveway on Zeno Place. The smaller, 347-349 Fremont Street Edwin W. Tucker & Co. building constructed in 1913 is a rated historic structure on the California Register of Historic Resources. The project site is located about mid-block on the eastern side of Fremont Street in the block bounded by Folsom, Fremont, Harrison, and Beale Streets. Vehicular access to the parking garage would be from Fremont Street on the northern side of the building. Pedestrian access would be from the south side of the building from a courtyard facing Fremont Street. The site is within the RC-4 (Residential/Commercial High-Density) zoning district, and a 200-R height/bulk district. This site is within the newly adopted Rincon Hill Downtown Residential (DTR) District and is awaiting final adoption by the Board of Supervisors. Should the Board of Supervisor adopt the propose Rincon Hill DTR, the proposed project would be in the new 85/250-R height and bulk district.

          Preliminary Recommendation: Certify the Final Environmental Impact Report.

          NOTE: The public hearing on the Draft EIR is closed. The public comment period for the Draft EIR ended on December 14, 2004. The Planning Commission does not conduct public review of Final EIRs. Public comments on the certification may be presented to the Planning Commission during the Public Comment portion of the Commission calendar.

            (Proposed for Continuance to June 16, 2005)

      6. 2002.1263C (M. SNYDER: (415) 575-6891)

          329-349 FREMONT STREET - east side between Folsom Street and Harrison Street, Lot 019 in Assessor's Block 3747 - Request for Conditional Use authorization to allow the construction of a building over 40-feet in an R District (Planning Code Section 253) and to allow full lot coverage on a sloping lot in the Rincon Hill Special Use District (Planning Code Section 249.1(b)(1)(B). The subject property is within an RC-4 (Residential-Commercial Combine, High Density) District, a Rincon Hill Residential Special Use Sub-district, and a 200-R Height and Bulk District.

          Preliminary Recommendation: Pending

            (Proposed for Continuance to June 16, 2005)

B. COMMISSIONERS' QUESTIONS AND MATTERS

      7. Consideration of Adoption:

            · Draft Minutes of Special Meeting of May 5, 2005

            · Draft Minutes of Regular Meeting of May 5, 2005

      8. Commission Comments/Questions

C. DIRECTOR'S REPORT

      9. Director's Announcements

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

      11. (A. JOHN-BAPTISTE: (415) 558-6547)

          UPDATE OF THE DEPARTMENT'S BUDGET

      12. Status of Home Depot Project

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. 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.

13. 2005.0443U (K. AMDUR: (415) 558-6351)

          829 MISSION STREET - south side between 4th and 5th Streets, Lot 067 in Assessor's Block 3724 - Request for Sign Approval pursuant to sign permit applications Nos. 2005.04.07.9458 and 2005.04.07.9463, to erect business signs on the ground floor of the Mission Street facade of the 5th and Mission City-owned parking garage. The proposal is to install one illuminated wall sign and two non-illuminated blade signs for the retail tenant dba "Cafe Infusion." Planning Code Section 605 requires that all applications for permits to erect business signs in P Districts shall be submitted to the City Planning Commission for approval or disapproval. The property is located in a P (Public) District and a 90-X/340-I Height and Bulk District.

                Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

G. REGULAR CALENDAR

          14. 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)

          NOTE: On May 19, 2005, the Commission held a public hearing, took public testimony, closed the public hearing, and passed a motion to take discretionary review and approve the project with amendments. During Public Comment at the end of the May 19, 2005 calendar, new information was introduced to the Commission regarding this case. The Commission President instructed that this item be calendared on May 26, 2005, for possible reconsideration.

          NOTE: On May 26, 2005, without a hearing the matter was continued to June 2, 2005.

      15. 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 19, 2005)

      16. 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.

          (Continued from Regular Meeting of May 19, 2005)

          17. 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 26, 2005)

18. 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 May 19, 2005)

          19. 2004.1067C (M. SNYDER: (415) 575-6891)

          33-35 MOSS STREET - east side between Howard Street and Folsom Street, Lot 67 in Assessor's Block 3731 - Request for Conditional Use authorization to allow the demolition of two dwelling units within the South of Market Base District under Planning Code Sections 813.13 and 803.5(b). The subject is within an RED (Residential Enclave) District, and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

                Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

                (Continued from Regular Meeting of May 12, 2005)

          20a. 2005.0105CV (D. DIBARTOLO: (415) 558-6291)

          134 GOLDEN GATE AVENUE - north side between Leavenworth and Jones Streets; Lot 003 Assessor's Block 0344 - Request for Conditional Use authorization to legalize the conversion of the existing two-story over basement commercial structure for use by a nonprofit social service facility ("Hyde Street Community Services, Inc.") at all floor levels. The sponsor is a nonprofit agency holding contracts with the San Francisco Department of Public Health to provide daytime mental health services to an adult population. Conditional use authorization is required to permit a social services use at the second floor level, per Planning Code Section 209.3(d). No physical expansion of the building is proposed. The project is the subject of a concurrent Variance hearing. The site is in an RC-4 (Residential-Commercial Combined High-Density) District, the North of Market Residential Special Use District #1 and an 80-120-T Height and Bulk District.

      Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

                (Continued from Regular Meeting of May 12, 2005)

      20b. 2005.0105CV (D. DIBARTOLO: (415) 558-6291)

          134 GOLDEN GATE AVENUE - north side between Leavenworth and Jones Streets; Lot 003 Assessor's Block 0344 - Request for a Variance from off-street parking requirements for a project to legalize the conversion of an existing commercial structure to a nonprofit social service facility ("Hyde Street Community Services, Inc.") at all floor levels. The proposed uses would require a maximum of 85 off-street parking spaces, with a credited deficiency of thirteen, and a net requirement of 72 off-street spaces, where none are proposed. The project is the subject of a concurrent Conditional Use hearing. The site is in an RC-4 (Residential-Commercial Combined High-Density) District, the North of Market Residential Special Use District #1 and an 80-120-T Height and Bulk District.

          (Continued from Regular Meeting of May 12, 2005)

      21. 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 modifications and conditions. (Continued from Regular Meeting of May 19, 2005)

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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