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Public Hearings 
 
March 16, 2006

SAN FRANCISCO

PLANNING COMMISSION

Notice of Meeting

&

Calendar

Commission Chambers - Room 400

City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

Thursday, March 16, 2006

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

Or

View the broadcast live, Thursdays on Cable Channel 78.

and

the re-broadcast on Fridays at 8:00 p.m., Cable Channel 26

 

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

 

  • 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.         2006.0046D                                                                           (J. PURVIS: (415) 558-6354)

137 PORTER STREET - east side south of Benton Avenue; Lot 018 in Assessor’s Block 5826 - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2005.09.14.2861 proposing the construction of a three-story, two-family dwelling in an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) Use District, and a 40-X Height and Bulk District and within the Bernal Heights Special Use District.  

            Preliminary Recommendation:  Take Discretionary Review and approve the project as revised.         

            (continued from Regular Meeting of February 23, 2006)

            (Proposed for Continuance to March 23, 2006)

 

2a.         2003.0159CV                                                                                  (B. FU: (415) 558-6613)

2527 Mission Street - east side, between 21st and 22nd Streets, Lot 026 in Assessor's Block 3615 - Request for Conditional Use authorization under Planning Code Sections 161(j), 303, and 712.70 to allow a reduction in the off-street parking requirement for dwelling units within a NC-3 (Moderate-Scale Neighborhood Commercial) District with a 65-B Height and Bulk designation, and in the Housing/Mixed Use Zone as designated by Planning Commission Resolution No. 16727.  The project also includes a Variance request for the off-street parking requirement for the proposed office and retail uses.   

           Preliminary Recommendation:  Approval with Conditions.

                        (Continued from Regular Meeting of February 16, 2006)

                        (Proposed for Continuance to April 6, 2006)

 

2b.        2003.0159CV                                                                             (B. FU: (415) 558-6613) 

2527 Mission Street -east side, between 21st and 22nd Streets, Lot 026 in Assessor's Block 3615 - Request for Off-Street Parking Variance under Planning Code Section 151 to require off-street parking be provided in the minimum quantities specified per each principal use of a building over 5,000 square feet of gross floor area.  A total of 13 independently accessible off-street parking spaces are required as a result of the proposed new uses on the first and second floors and none are provided.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of February 16, 2006)

            (Proposed for Continuance to April 6, 2006)

 

3.          2003.0410E                                                                      (W. WYCKO: (415) 558-5972)

3575 Geary Boulevard Senior Health Services Facility & Affordable Senior Housing ProjecT - Certification of Final Environmental Impact Report - The project site is at 3575 Geary Boulevard between Arguello Boulevard and Stanyan Street in Assessor’s Block 1083, Lot 2 and Assessor’s Block 1084, Lot 4.  The site is zoned NC-3 (Moderate-Scale Neighborhood Commercial) District and is in an 80-A Height and Bulk District.  The project sponsor proposes to develop a senior health services facility and 30 supportive housing units for independent seniors with special needs, to be operated by the Institute on Aging (IOA), as well as an additional 120 affordable dwelling units for independent seniors, built by BRIDGE Housing.  These uses would operate in a new six-story building totaling 177,600 gross square feet (gsf), with approximately 122,140 gsf used for the supportive housing units for independent seniors and affordable housing units for independent seniors, and approximately 55,450 gsf for IOA senior health services and program space.  On the sloped project site, the new building would be up to 72 feet in height along Geary Boulevard and up to 59.5 feet in height along its frontage at Almaden Court.  The first floor of the building, a portion of the second floor and a portion of one below-grade level of space would be devoted to IOA’s offices, senior health services facilities, and meeting space.  The proposed senior health +services facilities would consolidate, replace, and expand similar existing IOA operations in the area.  A portion of the second floor of the building would also be devoted to 30 supportive housing units for independent seniors with special needs.  The upper four stories would provide a total of 120 studio, one- and two-bedroom units affordable to seniors earning up to 50 percent of area median income.  A one-level, underground parking garage with 67 spaces, and a ground floor loading area within a porte-cochere with two loading spaces totaling approximately 37,200 gsf, would be provided for use by IOA staff, service providers, and residents.  The existing single-screen, 33,000 gsf Coronet Theater, and an adjacent surface parking lot with 93 parking spaces, would be demolished to accommodate the project.  The project would require a conditional use authorization, authorization as a Planned Unit Development (PUD), and approvals by the Department of Public Works and Department of Parking and Traffic.

Preliminary Recommendation:  Certification of the Final EIR

(Proposed for Continuance to April 6, 2006)

 

4.         2003.0410C                                                                         (M. WOODS: (415) 558-6315)

3575 GEARY BOULEVARD - south side between Arguello Boulevard and Stanyan Street; Lot 2 in Assessor’s Block 1083 and Lot 4 in Assessor’s Block 1084  - Request for Conditional Use authorization under Sections 121.1, 121.2, 134, 135, 140, 151, 152, 271, 303, 304, 712.11, 712.21 of the Planning Code to allow a Planned Unit Development on an approximately 45,920 square-foot lot for the construction of a 54- to 72-foot high, six-story mixed-use development consisting of up to 150 senior housing units, and approximately 55,500 square feet of senior program spaces for office, senior health services, and meeting rooms, and up to 67 underground parking spaces, in an NC-3 (Moderate-Scale Neighborhood Commercial District) Zoning District and a 80-A Height and Bulk District. The Planned Unit Development would include exceptions to rear yard, dwelling unit exposure, usable open space, off-street parking, off-street loading, and bulk limit requirements of the Planning Code.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

            (Continued from Regular Meeting of March 9, 2006)                      

(Proposed for Continuance to April 6, 2006)     

 

5.         2004.0160U                                    (J. RUBIN/J. JARAMILLO: (415) 558-6310/558-6818)

CONSIDERATION OF A RESOLUTION TO ADOPT INTERIM CONTROLS FOR AREAS OF THE EASTERN NEIGHBORHOODS AND CENTRAL WATERFRONT - Public hearing on a resolution adopting interim zoning controls that would establish Mixed-Use Residential, Employment and Business Development, and Urban Mixed-Use areas for sections of the Mission (generally bounded by Guerrero, Division, Potrero, and Cesar Chavez Streets), Showplace Square/Potrero Hill (generally bounded by 7th, Bryant, Potrero and 26th Streets, and I-280), East SoMa (generally bounded by Mission, 7th, Harrison, 4th and Townsend Streets, and the Embarcadero), and the Central Waterfront (generally bounded by Mariposa Street, I-280, Islais Creek, and the Bay).  The Mixed-Use Residential area would support residential development; the Employment and Business Development area would support production, distribution and repair (PDR) activities, including digital-media; and the Urban Mixed-Use area would require limited amounts of PDR space associated with a wide array of other uses, including housing.  The proposed interim controls would also establish overlay areas including, but not limited to: 1) a Design and Showroom district intended to support those activities in the Showplace Square area and 2) an Arts and Technology district intended to encourage activities interrelated with the California College of Arts and nearby development in Mission Bay. 

Preliminary Recommendation: Pending.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of February 16, 2006)

(Proposed for Continuance to April 20, 2006)

 

6.         2003.1183E                                                                       (W. WYCKO: (415) 558-5972)

55 Francisco Street Project - Appeal of Preliminary Negative Declaration. The project site at 55 Francisco Street (Assessor's Block 0056, Lot 006), also known as 1789 Montgomery Street, is approximately 48,714 square feet in size and located on the southern side of Francisco Street in the block bounded by Francisco, Montgomery, Chestnut, and Kearny Streets.  The project site currently has a three-story, 284-space parking garage and a seven-story office building.  The proposed project would involve the addition of three new levels atop the existing parking garage with 51 residential dwelling units (approximately 57,999 gross square feet).  The existing office building on the project site would remain as it is.  The proposed project would also involve reconfiguration of the existing parking by removing 81 independently accessible public parking spaces and creating valet parking for 203 vehicles on the first two levels of the garage, and providing 59 independently accessible parking spaces on the third level for the proposed dwelling units.  The project site is zoned C-2 (Community Business), and is within a 65-X height and bulk district and Waterfront Special Use District #3.  The proposed project would require Conditional Use authorization for the proposed Planned Unit Development (PUD).

(Proposed for Continuance to May 25, 2006)   

 

B.         COMMISSIONERS’ QUESTIONS AND MATTERS

 

7.         Consideration of Adoption:

  • Draft Minutes of Regular Meeting on October 6, 2005.
  • Draft Minutes of Regular Meeting on November 3, 2005

(Continued from Regular Meeting of March 9, 2006)

           

            8.         Commission Comments/Questions

 

C.         DIRECTOR’S REPORT

 

9.         Director’s Announcements

           

  1. Review of Past Week’s Events at the Board of Supervisors and Board of Appeals

 

11.                                                                                                 (A. GHOSH: (415) 558-6282)

Discussion on the consideration of interim controls on the Eastern Neighborhoods planning project and the implications of recent Board action regarding the 2660 Harrison Street project on CEQA determinations.

 

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.

 

  1. CONSIDERATION OF FINDINGS AND FINAL ACTION – PUBLIC HEARING CLOSED

 

12.        2005.1034D                                                                 (R. CRAWFORD: (415) 558-6358)

943 Church Street  - east side between 21st and 22nd Streets, assessor's Block 3619 Lot 043 - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2005.06.14.5053 to add a second unit and to construct a two-story addition to the existing two-story, single-family dwelling in an RM-1 (Residential, Mixed, Low Density) District, and a 40-X Height and Bulk district.   

Preliminary Recommendation:  Take Discretionary Review and modify the project.

            (Continued from Regular Meeting of March 2, 2006)

NOTE: On February 9, 2006, following public testimony, the Commission closed the public hearing and entertained a motion to take Discretionary Review and remove the 4th floor.  The motion failed on a tie vote of +3 –3.  Commissioners Antonini, Bradford-Bell, W. Lee voted no and Commissioner S. Lee was absent.  The item was continued to March 2, 2006 by a vote +6 –0.  Commissioner S. Lee was absent.

 

            13.        2001.1149E                                                                   (D. SOKOLOVE: (415) 558-5971)

SUNOL/NILES DAM REMOVAL - Certification of the Final Environmental Impact Report prepared for the removal of Niles and Sunol Dams, which are located in the Niles Canyon reach of Alameda Creek in Alameda County. The purpose of the project is to remove barriers to fish passage and reduce an existing public safety hazard. Both dams are considered historical resources and are individually eligible for the National Register of Historic Places and the California Register of Historical Resources.

NOTE:The public hearing on the Draft EIR is closed. The public comment period for the Draft EIR ended on December 7, 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.

Preliminary Recommendation: Certify Environmental Impact Report

 

G.         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.

 

14a.      2005.0541XV                                                                        (A. LIGHT: (415) 558-6254)

49 KEARNY STREET - west side between Geary and Post Streets, Lot 002, in Assessor's Block 0310 - Request for a Determination of Compliance and Request for Exception under Section 309 of the Planning Code to permit conversion of an existing office building to approximately 7 residential dwelling units, with an exception to the Planning Code rear yard requirement, for the subject property, which is in the C-3-O Zoning District and an 80-130-F Height and Bulk District.  The proposal is to convert the existing office use on the top seven floors of the subject building to approximately 7 dwelling units (one per floor at approximately 1,200 square feet), retaining the existing ground floor retail use.  Some common residential open space is proposed for the rooftop of the subject building, but less (perhaps none) would be provided than the minimum required by the Planning Code due to roof size and depending on new fire code restrictions.  No parking would be provided in order to preserve the building’s historic façade, to avoid creating automobile/pedestrian conflicts, and also due to the subject lot’s narrow width of 20 feet.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

(Continued from Regular Meeting of February 16, 2006)

 

14b.      2005.0541XV                                                                        (A. LIGHT: (415) 558-6254)

49 KEARNY STREET - west side between Geary and Post Streets, Lot 002, in Assessor's Block 0310 - Request for   usable open space and parking variances; for the subject property, which is in the C-3-O Zoning District and an 80-130-F Height and Bulk District.  The Zoning Administrator will hear the variance application concurrently with the Planning Commission. See Item "a" above for a project description.

                        (Continued from Regular Meeting of February 16, 2006)

 

H.          REGULAR CALENDAR 

 

15.        2005.0838C                                                                (M. GLUECKERT: (415) 558-6543)

1135 Evans Avenue - between Middlepoint Road and Keith Street; Lot 014, Assessor’s Block 4602A - Request for Conditional Use authorization under Planning Code Sections 711.83 and 790.80 to install a wireless telecommunications facility consisting of three panel antennas, two GPS antennas and related equipment.  The antennas and equipment are proposed in Location Preference 2 (Preferred Location – Co-Location Site) according to the Wireless Telecommunications Services Siting Guidelines, as part of Verizon Wireless’ telecommunications network within an NC-2 (Small-Scale Neighborhood Commercial) Zoning District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.        
Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

          (Continued from Regular Meeting of February 23, 2006)

                       

16.        2005.1089C                                                                            (E. TOPE: (415) 558-6316)

4041 GEARY BOULEVARD - entire south side of the block between 4th and 5th Avenues, Lots 001a, 003, 050, 051 in Assessor’s Block 1540 - Request for Conditional Use authorization pursuant to Planning Code Sections 303, 712.59, and 790.15 to allow operation of an automobile repair use (service center for San Francisco Toyota) in a Moderate-Scale Neighborhood Commercial District (NC-3) and to allow the continuation of an automobile parking lot (on lot 003) in an RH-3 (Residential, House, Three-Family), District.  The entire project is located in a 40-X Height and Bulk District.  The proposal is to convert an approximately 22,300 square foot one-story with mezzanine, retail grocery store (formerly occupied by Cala Foods) with 30 outdoor parking spaces to an auto service and repair shop (including office space, a parts storage area, and an approximately 600 square foot retail space), with 24 outdoor parking spaces and approximately 26 new interior service bays. 

            Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

            (Continued from Regular Meeting of March 9, 2006)

 

17.        2005.1205C                                                             (C. JAROSLAWSKY (415) 558-6348)

4151 24th STREET - south side between Castro and Diamond Streets; Lot 36 in Assessor’s Block 6506 - Request for Conditional Use authorization under Planning Code Section 161(j) for the removal of one off street parking space required for dwellings for a Project that will replace the parking space with ground floor commercial space.   This project lies within the 24th Street Noe Valley Neighborhood Commercial District and within the 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approve the project as submitted.

                                                                                                                                   

18a.      2005.0488CEV                                                                          (T. Tam: (415) 558-6325)

25 LUSK STREET - north side between Townsend and Brannan Streets; Lot 22 in Assessor’s Block 3787 - Request for Conditional Use authorization, pursuant to Planning Code Sections 817.16 and 890.88(c) to allow construction of up to 26 single room occupancy units.  The project will include a two-story vertical addition to and conversion of an existing two-story-above-basement building with the existing Business -Service use in the basement retained. The property is in an SLI (Service, Light Industrial) District and a 65-X Height and Bulk District.

                                Preliminary Recommendation:  Approval with Conditions.

                        (Continued from Regular Meeting of March 2, 2006)

 

18b.      2005.0488CEV                                                                           (T. Tam: (415) 558-6325)

25 LUSK STREET - north side between Townsend and Brannan Streets; Lot 22 in Assessor’s Block 3787 - Request for a Rear Yard, Parking, and Minimum Dimensions for Usable Open Space Variance, pursuant to Planning Code Sections 134, 151, 135(f)(1), and 135(g)(2).  Whereas the Planning Code requires a minimum rear yard of 15 feet for SRO projects in the South of Market Base District, the project proposes an inner court instead.  Whereas the Planning Code requires a one parking space for each 20 units with a minimum of two off-street parking spaces, the project proposes none.  While the proposed project would exceed the minimum usable open space area required under Section 135(d)(2), the proposed project would not comply with the minimum horizontal and vertical dimensions for some portions of the proposed private and common usable open space. 

            (Continued from Regular Meeting of March 2, 2006)

 

19a.      2005.0032DV                                                                     (M. WOODS: (415) 558-6315)

1043-1045 FRANCISCO STREET - south side between Larkin and Polk Streets; Lot 020 in Assessor’s Block 0477 - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2004.02.10.6005S, proposing to construct a one-story horizontal addition over the existing one-story extension at the rear of a two-story over basement, two-family 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 the project as revised

                        (Continued from Regular Meeting of February 2, 2006

                       

19b.      2005.0032DV                                                                    (M. WOODS: (415) 558-6315)

1043-1045 Francisco Street - south side between Larkin and Polk Streets; Lot 020 in Assessor’s Block 0477 - Request for a Rear Yard Variance to allow the construction of a one-story horizontal addition over the existing one-story extension at the rear of a two-story, two-family building.  The last three feet of the addition extends into the required rear yard pursuant to Section 134 of the Planning Code.  The project site is in an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

(continued from Regular Meeting of February 2, 2006)        

 

20.         2006.0113D                                                                        (I. WILSON: (415) 558-6163)

2935 PACIFIC AVENUE- south side between Broderick and Baker Streets; Lot 027 in Assessor’s Block 0976 - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2005.07.18.7797, proposing to alter the front facade; alter the roofline; remove the existing exit stair at the west property line and build a new exit stair with firewall; add a balcony at the second floor of the west side of the building; add balconies at the rear of the building; add an elevator and stair penthouse to the roof; raise the parapets at portions of the roof. The property is located within an RM-2 (Residential, Mixed, Moderate Density) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Take Discretionary Review and remove the elevator penthouse and parapet wall at the lightwell on the east side of the building.

 

21.         2006.0209D                                                                        (A. STARR: (415) 558-6362)

1638 LAKE STREET - north side between 18th and 17th Avenues; Lot 009 in Assessor’s Block 1341- Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2005.11.21.8667 proposing to extend the second story approximately 12’ 6” into the rear yard, and to extend the first story approximately 19’ 6” into the rear yard on a four-story, one-unit building in an RH-1 (Residential, House, Single-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

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

 

22.          2006.0090T                                                                                         (J. SWITZKY: (415) 575-6815)

Off-Street Parking in C-3 Zoning Districts - Ordinance (File 060036) introduced by Supervisor Alioto-Pier on January 10, 2006 and referred to the Planning Commission on January 18, 2006, amending the San Francisco Planning Code by amending Sections 123, 151.1, 151.2, 154.1, 155, 155.5, 157, 166, 167, 204.5, 303, 309, 790.10, and 890.10 to alter controls regarding required and allowed off-street parking for residential uses in C-3 zoning districts, Floor Area Ratio exemptions and incentives related to parking, bicycle parking, car sharing (including definitions and certification of car sharing organizations), separating housing costs from parking costs, urban design requirements for parking, and adopting findings.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of March 9, 2006)                                                  

 

  • I.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))

 

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Last updated: 11/17/2009 9:59:54 PM