Related Planning Documents
Northeastern Waterfront Plan
The Northeastern Waterfront Plan is an Area Plan of the City's General Plan. The Plan's goals include re-integrating the waterfront with the fabric of the City and re-establishing the waterfront as the eastern edge of the City. The Plan aims to connect recreational areas with community facilities, historic and architecturally significant buildings, residential areas, and employment centers, and to reinforce the special identity of the area.
The Northeast Waterfront Historic District
Bounded by Union, Montgomery, Broadway, and The Embarcadero, the Northeast Waterfront Historic District is described in the City's Planning Code, and aims to preserve the basic characteristics of the area, while continuing vitality through private renewal and architectural creativity. Provisions in the Planning Code allow for development of vacant and incompatibly developed properties in accordance with the character of the Historic District.
Waterfront Land Use Plan
The Waterfront Land Use Plan and its accompanying Design and Access Element is the Port's official planning policy document. The Waterfront Plan sets forth land use policies for all property under the jurisdiction of the Port of San Francisco. The Plan's overarching objective is "Reuniting San Francisco with its Waterfront."
Waterfront Design and Access Element
The Plan's related Design & Access Element includes goals, policies and criteria which address urban design, public access, open space, city pattern and historic preservation.
Recreation and Open Space Element Update