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City and County of San Francisco

November 17, 2010

SAN FRANCISCO

HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION

 

Notice of

Meeting and Calendar

 

Hearing Room 400

City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

        Wednesday, November 17, 2010

 

12:30 P.M.

 

Regular Meeting

 

 

Charles Edwin Chase, President

Courtney Damkroger, Vice President

Commissioners:

Karl Hasz, Alan Martinez, Diane Matsuda

James Buckley, Andrew Wolfram

 

John Rahaim, Director of Planning

Kelley Amdur, Director of Neighborhood Planning

Tim Frye, Acting Preservation Coordinator

Linda D. Avery, Commission Secretary

 

 

Historic Preservation Commission Calendars are available on the Internet at http://sf-planning.org/index.aspx?page=1836

or as a recorded message at (415) 558-6320

Case reports and relevant materials are linked to the items on calendar a the above web site.

 

A digital recording of the Historic Preservation Commission meeting is available on the internet at http://sf-planning.org/index.aspx?page=2235 24 hours after the hearing.

 

THE AGENDA PACKET IS AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW AT THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT, 1650 MISSION STREET, 4TH FLOOR RECEPTION and the GOVERNMENT INFORMATION CENTER, SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC LIBRARY, 100 LARKIN STREET.  THE AGENDA PACKET IS ALSO AVAILABLE AT THE MEETING SITE –HEARING ROOM 400,

CITY HALL

 

 

Time:       12:30 P.M.

 

 

ROLL CALL:   Commission President:                       Charles E. Chase

                        Commission Vice President:               Courtney Damkroger

                        Commissioners:                                   James Buckley

                                                                                      Karl Hasz

                                                                                      Alan W. Martinez

                                                                                      Diane Matsuda

                                                                                      Andrew Wolfram

 

A.         PUBLIC COMMENT

 

At this time, members of the public may address the Historic Preservation Commission on items of interest to the public that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Historic Preservation Commission except agenda items.  Public comment will be taken on each agendized item.  Each member of the public may address the Commission for up to three minutes.  If it is demonstrated that comments by the public will exceed 15 minutes, the President or chairperson may continue Public Comment to another time during the meeting. 

The Brown Act forbids a commission or board 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, not on an agendized item, the Commission is limited to:   

 

(1) briefly 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).).

 

B.        STAFF REPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

1.         Update on Resolution sponsored by Supervisor Mirkarimi urging support of the preservation and restoration of Sacred Heart Church.

 

2.         Update on the designation of the Marina Branch and North Beach Branch libraries as individual City Landmarks.

 

3.         Status report on HPC request to calendar initiation of Golden Gate Park for Article 10 designation.

 

4.         Status report on Mission Dolores Neighborhood Survey HPC hearing to clarify findings.

 

5.        Receipt of nomination report for Stow Lake Boathouse.                                           

           

C.        MATTERS OF THE COMMISSION

 

6.         President’s Report and Announcements

 

7.         Consideration of Adoption:

              a.        Draft minutes of Hearing of October 20, 2010

              b.        Draft minutes of Hearing of November 3, 2010

 

8.           Minor Permits to Alter

              a.        601 Market Street – 2010.1007H

 

9.         Disclosures

 

10.      Commissioner Comments/Questions                                                                      

 

D.        CONSENT CALENDAR

 

All matters listed hereunder constitute a Consent Calendar, are considered to be routine by the Historic Preservation 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.

 

11.       2010.0932A                                                               (S. Caltagirone: 415/558-6625)

814 SCOTT STREET, east side between McAllister and Fulton Streets. Assessor’s Block 0777, Lot 017. Request for Certificate of Appropriateness to enclose an open-air stair at the rear of the building and to construct two decks, one at the roof and one at the rear of the second floor level. The subject property is a contributing building within the Alamo Square Historic District. The property is zoned RH-3 (Residential, House, Three-Family) and is in a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

 

12.       2009.0718A                                                                              (B. Fu: 415.558.6613)

123 TOWNSEND, east side between 2nd and 3rd Streets, in Assessor’s Block 3794 and Lot 010.   Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to install a new wireless telecommunications facility on the roof that consists of six panel antennas and associated equipment cabinets for T-Mobile.  The existing building is a contributory building in the South End Historic District and is located in a MUO (Mixed Use, Office) Zoning District and a 105-F Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

 

E.         REGULAR CALENDAR

 

13.      2004.0891E                                      (J. Battis: 415/575.9022; T. Tam: 415/558.6325)

899 VALENCIA STREET, northeast corner of Valencia and 20th Streets; Lot 113 of Assessor’s Block 3596 – Review of the proposed project, per the Eastern Neighborhoods Area Plan Interim Permit Review Procedures for Historic Resources.  The proposed project is for the demolition of the existing service station building and surface parking lot and construction of a new approximately 57,100-square foot, 52-1/3-foot-tall, five-story residential / commercial building containing 18 dwelling units and ground-floor retail space. The proposed building would have a below-grade 18-car parking garage accessible from 20th Street.  The property is located in the Valencia Neighborhood Commercial Transit (NCT) Zoning District and a 55-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Adopt motion regarding review and comments of the proposed project per the Eastern Neighborhoods Area Plan Interim Permit Review Procedures.
 

14.       2009.1101A                                                                          (A. Starr: 415/558-6362)

333 BAKER, west side between Fell and Hayes Streets. Assessor’s Block 1206, Lot 002-003 - Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to install 4 panel antennas and associated equipment for T-Mobile on the subject building. The 6-story, Beaux Arts complex is San Francisco City Landmark Number 192.  It is located within an RM-1 (Residential, Mixed, Low Density) Zoning District and 80-E Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation:  Approval

 

15.       2010.0133A                                                                          (A. Starr: 415/558-6362)

333 BAKER, west side between Fell and Hayes Streets. Assessor’s Block 1206, Lot 002-003 - Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to install 6 panel antennas and associated equipment for Verizon Wireless on the subject building. The 6-story, Beaux Arts complex is San Francisco City Landmark Number 192.  It is located within an RM-1 (Residential, Mixed, Low Density) Zoning District and 80-E Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation:  Approval

 

16.       2010.0505U                                                               (M. Weintraub: 415/575-6812)

SOUTH MISSION HISTORIC RESOURCES SURVEY, Consideration to adopt, modify, or disapprove the findings of the historic resource survey. The survey consists of: a Historic Context Statement (previously adopted); field survey of approximately 3,752 individual properties, including 2,099 Primary Records (DPR 523A forms) and comprehensive Survey Inventory Database; and Multiple Property Documentation that identifies 988 historic properties and 13 historic districts. The survey area includes approximately 100 blocks and covers the southern portion of the Eastern Neighborhoods Mission Area Plan. The general boundaries of the survey area are 20th Street to the north (as well as several blocks north of 20th Street between Florida Street and Potrero Avenue), Cesar Chavez Street to the south, Potrero Avenue to the east, and Guerrero Street to the west.

Preliminary Recommendation: Adopt the South Mission Historic Resources Survey Primary Records (DPR 523A forms); Survey Inventory Database; and Multiple Property Documentation form (NPS Form 10-900-b)

(Continued from regular hearing of 10/2010)

 

17.       2010.0080T                                                                     (T. Sullivan: 415/558-6257)

Amendments to the Planning Code, including but not limited to Sections 121.2, 136.1, 151, 185, 186, 201, 204.2, 205, 205.1, 205.3, 207.2, 209.3, 209.8, 217, 249, 303, 309, 311, 340, 317, 602.25, 602.26, 607.1, 790.44, 803.2, 803.3, 3 890.133, 890.44, 703.2, and various sections of Articles 7, 10, and 11.  Ordinance sponsored by the Planning Department that would amend the Planning Code.  The proposed amendments are mainly clerical clean-up in nature, with Sections 121.2, 136.1, 151, 185, 186, 201, 204.2, 205, 205.1, 205.3, 207.2, 209.3, 209.8, 217, 249, 303, 309, 311, 340, 317, 602.25, 602.26, 607.1, 790.44, 803.2, 803.3, 3 890.133, 890.44, 703.2, and Articles 7, 10, and 11 being amended. 

The focus of this hearing will be on completing review of Article 11 and Section 309.

(Continued from regular hearing of 11/3/10)

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

NOTE:  For information on the next Historic Preservation Commission Calendar, please call 558-6320 on Fridays (before the scheduled hearing) after 5:00 p.m. for a recorded message.

 

NOTE:  Items listed on this calendar will not be heard before the stated time.   

 

NOTE:  Speaker Cards will be available at all hearings.  For your convenience, they may be picked up in advance of the hearing from the Planning Department Reception Counter, 1650 Mission Street, Suite 400.

 

NOTE:  For information related to Historic Preservation Commission matters, please email Historic Preservation Commission Secretary, Linda.Avery@sfgov.org.

 

NOTE:  Pursuant to Government Code § 65009, if you challenge, in court, the approval of a Certificate of Appropriateness, Permit to Alter, Landmark or Historic District designation, 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 Historic Preservation Commission at, or prior to, the public hearing.

 

NOTE:  Material submitted by the public for Historic Preservation Commission review prior to a scheduled hearing, should be received at the Planning Department Reception Counter, 1650 Mission Street, 4th Floor, no later than 5:00 p.m. the Tuesday (eight (8) days) prior to the scheduled public hearing.  Persons unable to attend a hearing may submit written comments regarding a calendared item to the Commission at the above listed address.  Comments received by 11:00 a.m. on the day of the hearing will be made part of the official record and will be brought to the attention of the Historic Preservation 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 and 14 copies.

 

NOTE:  If any materials related to an item on this agenda have been distributed to the Historic Preservation Commission after distribution of the agenda packet, those materials are available for public inspection at the San Francisco Planning Department, 1650 Mission Street, 4th Floor during normal office hours.

 

 

CELL PHONE AND/OR SOUND-PRODUCING ELECTRONIC DEVICE 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 cells 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 phone, pager, or other similar sound-producing electronic devices at and during public meetings).

                                                                             

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 curb side parking has been designated at points along McAllister Street.  Accessible MUNI Lines serving City Hall are the 9 San Bruno, 47 and 49 Lines and 71 Haight/Noriega and the F Line.  Accessible MUNI Metro Lines are the J, K, L, M, and N at the Van Ness Muni Station at Van Ness Avenue and Market Street.  For more information regarding MUNI accessible services, call (415) 923-6142.

 

Requests for American sign language interpreters, sound enhancement system 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 557-4433 (TDD) or 557-4434 (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 impairments 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 or to report a violation of the ordinance, contact Adele Destro by mail to Administrator, Sunshine Ordinance Task Force, 1 Dr. Carlton Goodlett Place, Room 244, San Francisco, CA 94102-4689; by phone (415) 554-7724; by fax at (415) 554-7854; or by e-mail atsotf@sfgov.org.  Citizens interested in obtaining a copy of the Sunshine Ordinance can be request a copy from Ms. Destro or by printing Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code on the Internet,http://www.sfgov.org/sunshine/

 

SAN FRANCISCO LOBBYIST ORDINANCE

Attention:  Individuals and entities that influence or attempt to influence local legislative or administrative action may be required by the San Francisco Lobbyist Ordinance [SF Campaign and Governmental Conduct Code §2.100] 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) 581-8300, fax (415) 581-2317; web site http://www.sfgov.org/ethics/.

 

COMMUNICATIONS

Note: Each item on the Architectural Design Review and/or Regular calendar may include the following documents:

1) Planning Department Case Report

2) Draft Motion with Findings and/or Conditions

These items will be available for review at the Planning Department, 1650 Mission Street, 4th Floor Reception.

Last updated: 11/10/2010 5:08:43 PM