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Public Hearings 
 

September 1, 2005

September 1, 2005

SAN FRANCISCO
PLANNING COMMISSION

Notice of Meeting
&
Calendar

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

Thursday, September 1, 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
or as a recorded message at (415) 558-6422.

View the meeting online at: http://www.sfgov.org/site/sfgtv_index.asp

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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. 2004.1257C (B. FU: (415) 558-6613)

1026 VALENCIA STREET - west side, between 21st and Hill Streets, Lot 004 in Assessor's Block 3617 - Request for Conditional Use authorization under Planning Code Section 726.43 and pursuant to Planning Code Section 303, to allow the establishment of a new ground floor large fast-food restaurant in the Valencia Neighborhood Commercial District with a 50-X Height and Bulk Designation, and in a Housing/Mixed Use overlay as designated by Planning Commission Resolution No. 16727.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

(Continued from Regular Meeting of August 11, 2005)

(Proposed for Continuance to September 8, 2005)

2. 2002.0449E (T. CHAN: (415) 558-5982)

375 FREMONT STREET - Certification of a Final Environmental Impact Report: Subsequent to the publication of the Draft EIR, the project sponsor identified a new preferred alternative similar to Alternative B presented in the Draft EIR. The preferred project, called Alternative D, is a 250-foot-tall, 28-story residential building of approximately 349,071 gross square feet (gsf) consisting of 225 dwelling units and about 217 underground parking spaces. One existing two-story building on the site, which totals approximately 46,500 gross square feet, would be demolished. The 375 Fremont Street Hjul. Building, constructed in 1929, is a listed in four local surveys containing buildings that could be considered 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 a lobby facing Fremont Street. The site is within the RC-4 (Residential/Commercial High-Density) district, and a 250-R height/bulk district. This site is within the newly adopted Rincon Hill Downtown Residential (DTR) District, which 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 85/400-R height and bulk district.

Preliminary Recommendation: Certify the Final Environmental Impact Report. Note: The public review period for the Draft Environmental Impact Report ended at 5:00 pm, January 6, 2005. 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.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of July 21, 2005)

(Proposed for continuance to September 15, 2005)

3. 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 August 11, 2005)

(Proposed for Continuance to September 22, 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

(Continued from Regular Meeting of July 28, 2005)

(Proposed for Indefinite Continuance)

B. COMMISSIONERS' QUESTIONS AND MATTERS

5.. Commission Comments/Questions

C. DIRECTOR'S REPORT

6. Director's Announcements

7. 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. 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. 2004.1135C (T. TAM: (415) 558-6325)

100 PHELAN AVENUE - southwest corner of Judson and Phelan Avenues; Lot 002 in Assessor's Block 3180 - Request for a Conditional Use authorization pursuant to Planning Code Sections 178, 209, and 303 to allow the expansion of an existing institutional use (Archbishop Riordan High School). The proposal is to construct three, two-story classroom/lecture/ministry buildings in the existing interior courtyard areas on the south side of the school campus. The property is in a RH-1 (D) (Residential, House, One-Family, Detached) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

(Continued from Regular Meeting of August 11, 2005)

9. 2005.0425C (M. LI: (415) 558-6396)

524 HOWARD STREET - north side between 1st and 2nd Streets, Lot 013 in Assessor's Block 3721 - Request for Conditional Use authorization to establish a temporary surface parking lot for up to 52 vehicles. Pursuant to Section 156(h) of the Planning Code, the proposed use may be authorized for a maximum of two years, and is subject to short term parking requirements of Section 155(g). The project site is currently vacant and is within the C-3-O(SD) (Downtown Office - Special Development) District and a 450-S Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions

(Continued from Regular Meeting of August 11, 2005)

10a. 2004.0297EKCVX (K. AMDUR: (415) 558-6351)

535 MISSION STREET - south side between 1st and 2nd Streets, Lots 68 and 83 in Assessor's Block 3721 - Adoption of a Mitigated Negative Declaration pursuant to CEQA and Request under Planning Code Section 309 for Determinations of Compliance and Request for Exceptions including: (1) an exception to the rear yard requirement as permitted in Code Section 134(d); and (2) an exception to ground level wind current requirements as permitted in Section 148; for the construction of a 34-story, 360-foot tall building containing up to 273 dwelling units, approximately 4,000 square feet of ground floor retail space, and up to 273 valet-operated parking spaces in a below-grade parking garage. Common usable open space for the dwelling units would be provided on the 2nd floor and in a rooftop deck, and many of the units would have private balconies. The project also requires Conditional Use Authorization and a concurrent variance hearing before the Zoning Administrator regarding required dwelling unit exposure. The site is presently occupied by a temporary surface parking lot and is in a C-3-O (Downtown Office) District, and a 550-S Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

10b. 2004.0297EKCVX (K. AMDUR: (415) 558-6351)

535 MISSION STREET - south side between 1st and 2nd Streets, Lots 68 and 83 in Assessor's Block 3721 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization for dwelling unit density greater than 1 unit per 125 square feet of lot area, for the construction of a 34-story, 360-foot tall building containing up to 273 dwelling units, approximately 4,000 square feet of ground floor retail space, and up to 273 valet-operated parking spaces in a below-grade parking garage. Common usable open space for the dwelling units would be provided on the 2nd floor and in a rooftop deck, and many of the units would have private balconies. The project also requires determinations of compliance and exceptions pursuant to Section 309, and a concurrent variance hearing before the Zoning Administrator regarding Code-required dwelling unit exposure. The site is presently occupied by a temporary surface parking lot and is in a C-3-O (Downtown Office) District, and a 550-S Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

10c. 2004.0297EKCVX (K. AMDUR: (415) 558-6351)

535 MISSION STREET - south side between 1st and 2nd Streets, Lots 68 and 83 in Assessor's Block 3721 - Request for a Variance from dwelling unit exposure requirements pursuant to the construction of a 34-story, 360-foot tall building containing up to 273 dwelling units, approximately 4,000 square feet of ground floor retail space, and up to 273 valet-operated parking spaces in a below-grade parking garage. Approximately 126 of the 273 dwelling units would not meet the requirements for dwelling unit exposure under Code Section 140. The Project also requires determinations of compliance and the granting of exceptions pursuant to Section 309, and Conditional Use Authorization for dwelling unit density greater than 1 unit per 125 square feet of lot area. Common usable open space for the dwelling units would be provided on the 2nd floor and in a rooftop deck, and many of the units would have private balconies. The site is presently occupied by a temporary surface parking lot and is in a C-3-O (Downtown Office) District, and a 550-S Height and Bulk District.

F. REGULAR CALENDAR

11. 2004.1078D (J. PURVIS: (415) 558-6354)

2417 BRYANT STREET - east side south of 22nd Street; Lot 023 in Assessor's Block 4151 - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2004.02.27.7308 proposing the addition of two full floors for two additional dwelling units to an existing single-family dwelling in an RM-1 (Residential, Mixed, Low-Density) Use District, and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Take Discretionary Review and Approve with Revisions.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of July 21, 2005)

12. 2005.0728U (A. VARAT: (415) 558-6405)

LELAND AVENUE URBAN DESIGN SERVICES - Resolution to contract work out to provide urban design services for Leland Avenue in Visitacion Valley. The Planning Department has received a $75,000 grant from the Haas Jr. Foundation to hire a consultant for street design work to help revitalize Leland Avenue, a neighborhood commercial corridor in Visitacion Valley.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

(Continued from Regular Meeting of August 11, 2005)

13a. 2004.1106CV (J. PURVIS: (415) 558-6354)

1360-1364 STEVENSON STREET - west side between McCoppin and Duboce Streets; Lot 073 in Assessor's Block 3513 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization under Planning Code Section 215(a) to construct a four-story, five-unit residential building on a vacant lot within the C-M (Heavy Commercial) District. A Rear Yard Variance is also sought and will be heard by the Zoning Administrator following the hearing on the Conditional Use. The site is within the C-M District, and a 105-E Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of July 21, 2005)

13b. 2004.1106CV (J. PURVIS: (415) 558-6354)

1360-1364 STEVENSON STREET - west side between McCoppin and Duboce Streets; Lot 073 in Assessor's Block 3513 - Request for a Rear Yard Variance under Section 134(a) of the Planning Code to provide rear yard open space within an inner court and a rear setback as part of the construction of a four-story, five-unit residential building on a vacant lot within the C-M (Heavy Commercial) District and a 105-E Height and Bulk District.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of July 21, 2005)

14a. 2004.1326ACV (W. HASTIE: (415) 558-6381)

144 KING STREET - north side, between 2nd and 3rd Streets; Assessor's Block 3794, Lot 24 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization to construct an 11-story, approximately 130-room hotel, per Section 216(b)(i) of the Planning Code. The property is located within an M-2 (Heavy Industrial) District with a 105-F Height and Bulk limit.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

14b. 2004.1326ACV (W. HASTIE: (415) 558-6381)

144 KING STREET - north side, between 2nd nd and 3rd Streets; Assessor's Block 3794, Lot 24 - Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness, pursuant to Section 1006.2(b) of the Planning Code, for the demolition of a non-contributory building in the South End Historic District and the construction of a new 11-story hotel building. The property is located within an M-2 (Heavy Industrial) District with a 105-F Height and Bulk limit.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approve with Conditions

14c. 2004.1326ACV (W. HASTIE: (415) 558-6381) (W. HASTIE: (415) 558-6381) (W. HASTIE: (415) 558-6381)

144 KING STREET - north side, between 2nd and 3rd Streets; Assessor's Block 3794, Lot 24 - Request for Floor Area Ratio (FAR), Bay Projection, and Parking Variances under Sections 124, 136(c)(2) and 151 of the Planning Code. The proposed hotel building would exceed the allowable FAR (which is 5 to 1), with a proposed FAR of 6.13 to 1. Two bay projections on the front elevation of the hotel would project approximately 4'-6" over the property line, while an angled corner bay would also project approximately 4' at its deepest point. These proposed projections exceed the maximum three foot projection required by the Code. The proposed project would not include any off-street parking, although the project is required to provide eight off-street parking spaces. The property is located within an M-2 (Heavy Industrial) District with a 105-F Height and Bulk limit. Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions.

15a. 2004.1266CDZ (S. VELLVE: (415) 558-6263)

301-323 14TH AVENUE (AKA 1301 CLEMENT STREET) - southwest corner of 14th Avenue and Clement Street, Lot 054 (formerly Lots 001, 004, 006, 053) in Assessor's Block 1446 - Request for Conditional Use authorization for a Planned Unit Development (PUD) pursuant to Planning Code Sections 209.3(j), 303 and 304 to demolish structures used as a religious institution (Congregation Beth Sholom), and the construction of new approximately 32,500-square foot, 40-foot high synagogue structures, requiring exceptions to the Planning Code's rear yard, front setback and parking requirements.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

(Continued from Regular Meeting of July 28, 2005)

15b. 2004.1266CDZ (S. VELLVE: (415) 558-6263)

323 - 14TH AVENUE - west side between Clement Street and Geary Boulevard, Lot 054 (formerly Lots 001, 004, 006, 053) in Assessor's Block 1446 - Mandatory Discretionary Review under the Planning Commission policy requiring review of all housing demolition permits, of Demolition Permit Application No. 2005.06.15.5144, proposing to demolish a 3-story, single-family structure currently used as a religious institution within an RH-3 (House, Three Family) Use District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District. The structure will be replaced by a new structure for Congregation Beth Sholom.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

(Continued from Regular Meeting of July 28, 2005)

15c. 2004.1266CDZ (S. VELLVE: (415) 558-6263)

301-323 14TH AVENUE - southwest corner of 14th Avenue and Clement Street, Lot 054 (formerly Lots 001, 004, 006, 053) in Assessor's Block 1446 - Request for Zoning Reclassification to abolish a 35-foot long, 10-foot deep legislated front setback along the southeastern portion of the lot (formerly Lots 004 and 006) pursuant to Planning Code Sections 131 and 302. The elimination of the setback is being sought to allow construction of the new Beth Sholom Synagogue to the front property line. (An alteration to Block Book Map # 1446 in Volume 12 will graphically reflect the change, rather than the Zoning Map as indicated in previous notices).

Preliminary Recommendation: Recommend Approval to the Board of Supervisors

(Continued from Regular Meeting of July 28, 2005)

16a. 2004.0374CR (B. FU: (415) 558-6613)

401 UNIVERSITY STREET - southeast corner of University and Bacon Streets, Lot 002, Assessor's Block 5973 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization pursuant to Planning Code Sections 234.2 and 303 to install a wireless telecommunications facility consisting of three panel antennas and related equipment cabinet on a new 30'-0" high, 6.5" to 8" thick flagpole on a vacant Location Preference 1 lot as a part of Sprint's wireless telecommunications network within a P (Public) Zoning District with a 40-X Height and Bulk Designation.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions.

16b. 2004.0374CR (B. FU: (415) 558-6613)

401 UNIVERSITY STREET - southeast corner of University and Bacon Streets, Lot 002, Assessor's Block 5973 - Request for General Plan Referral pursuant to 4.105 of the City Charter to install a wireless telecommunications facility consisting of three panel antennas and related equipment cabinet on a new 30'-0" high, 6.5" to 8" thick flagpole on a vacant Location Preference 1 lot as a part of Sprint's wireless telecommunications network within a P (Public) Zoning District with a 40-X Height and Bulk Designation.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions.

17. 2003.0672EC (I. NISHIMURA: (415) 558-5967)

5800 THIRD STREET RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL MIXED-USE PROJECT - Appeals of Preliminary Mitigated Negative Declaration - The proposed project would consist of construction of a residential and commercial mixed-use development after demolition of a defunct bottling plant facility at 5800 Third Street (Assessor's Block 5431A, Lot 001), at the southwest corner of Third Street and Carroll Avenue in the Bayview neighborhood. The project would include 355 multi-family residential units in four buildings, 13,000 gross square feet (gsf) of ground floor retail space in two of the buildings that would be along Third Street, and 379 off-street parking spaces in the four buildings. The four buildings would total 641,920 gsf in size, ranging in height from 50 to 60 feet tall (four to five stories) and would be built around a central plaza and a private driveway with two visitor loading spaces, with access from Carroll Avenue. Sixteen surface parking spaces for the retail uses would be provided on the south side of the project site, with access provided from a right-turn-only driveway on Third Street at the southern boundary of the site. Twenty surface parking spaces for visitors would be provided along the central private driveway. Currently, the 5.75-acre site is occupied by a three-story, 103,000-gsf closed Coca-Cola bottling plant constructed in 1966, which would be demolished. Current use of the site is temporary parking of moving company trucks and charter buses. The site is within an M-1 (Light Industrial) District, the Third Street Special Use District (SUD), a 65-J Height and Bulk District, and the proposed Bayview Hunters Point Redevelopment Projects and Zoning Health Center Activity Node. The proposed project would require Conditional Use Authorization by the Planning Commission for residential units in an M-1 District and for a Planned Unit Development.

Preliminary Recommendation: Uphold the Issuance of the Proposed
Amended Mitigated Negative Declaration.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of August 11, 2005)

18a. 2003.0672C (M. SNYDER: (415) 575-6891)

5800 THIRD STREET - currently occupied by the vacant Coca Cola facility, southwest corner of Third Street and Carroll Avenue, Lot 001 in Assessor's Block 5431A - Request for Conditional Use authorization to allow dwelling units in an M-1 District . Under Planning Code Sections 303 and to allow a Planned Unit Development under Planning Code Section 304. Exceptions to the limitation on density (Planning Code Section 215) and the rear yard requirement (Planning Code Section 134) are being requested under the Planned Unit Development. The Proposal is to demolish the existing facility and surface asphalt and construct a new development that would include four buildings with up to 343 dwelling units, approximately 13,000 square feet of ground floor commercial / retail space, up to 387 off-street parking spaces, and up to three off-street freight loading spaces. The buildings would be between 50-feet and 65-feet tall. The subject property is within an M-1 (light Industrial) District, the Third Street Special Use District, and a 65-J Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

(Continued from Regular Meeting of August 11, 2005)

18b. 2003.0672CK (M. SNYDER: (415) 575-6891)

5800 THIRD STREET - currently occupied by the vacant Coca Cola facility, southwest corner of Third Street and Carroll Avenue, Lot 001 in Assessor's Block 5431A - Request for a determination regarding the significance of net new shadow on Bayview Playground caused by the construction of a residential development that will include four buildings that will range between 50-feet and 60-feet tall.

Preliminary Recommendation: Determination that the net new shadow will not be significant or adverse.

6:00 P.M.

19. 2005.0524T (D. SIDER: (415) 558-6697)

BETTER NEIGHBORHOODS PLUS TEXT AMENDMENTS - Consideration of an Ordinance [Board of Supervisors File Number 050601] which would establish a "Better Neighborhoods Planning and Implementation Process" by (a) adding Chapter 36 to the Administrative Code in order to set forth uniform procedures for developing comprehensive neighborhood plans, (b) amending Administrative Code Section 3.4 to provide for integrated budget documents, and (c) adding Section 312A to the Planning Code regarding discretionary review for projects located within plan areas.

Preliminary Recommendation: Commission Holds Public Hearing

(Continued from Regular Meeting of July 14, 2005)

NOTE: ON AUGUST 4, 2005, FOLLOWING PUBLIC TESTIMONY, THE COMMISSION PRESIDENT DIRECTED THAT THIS ITME BE CALENDARED FOR DISCUSSION AT ALL COMMISSION HEARINGS THROUGH SEPTEMBER 15, 2005-WITH POSSIBLE ACTION ON SEPTEMBER 15, 2005.

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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