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Public Hearings 
 

January 13, 2011

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SAN FRANCISCO

PLANNING COMMISSION

Notice of Meeting

&

Calendar

Commission Chambers - Room 400

City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

Thursday, January 13, 2011

1:30 PM

Regular Meeting

 

President:  Ron Miguel

Vice-President: Christina R. Olague

                        Commissioners: Michael J. Antonini; Gwyneth Borden; Rodney Fong; Kathrin Moore;

Hisashi Sugaya

 

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.

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

 

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
1650 MISSION STREET, 4TH 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 1650 Mission Street, 4th 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, 1650 Mission Street, Suite 400, 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.

 

Policy on Commissioner’s requests for hearings:  There must be consensus of the Commission (four commissioners) or direction from the President/Chair to schedule a hearing that otherwise would not be scheduled.

 

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 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 (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, 1650 Mission St., 4th floor reception.

 

 

1:30 PM   _________

 

ROLL CALL:                                                     

                        President:                                 Ron Miguel

                        Vice-President:                          Christina R. Olague

Commissioners:                        Michael J. Antonini; Gwyneth Borden; Rodney Fong; Kathrin Moore; Hisashi Sugaya

 

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.         2009.0649C                                                                   (D. SANCHEZ: (415) 575-9082)
2980 24TH STREET - northeast corner of Harrison and 24th Streets, Lots 039, 040 in Assessor’s Block 4206 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization under Planning Code Sections 727.83 and 303 to install a wireless transmission facility for T-Mobile, consisting of six panel antennas on an existing mixed use building within the 24th Street - Mission Street Neighborhood Commercial Transit District and a 55-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation:  Approval with Conditions

            (Continued from Regular Meeting of December 9, 2010)

(Proposed for Continuance Indefinitely)

           

2.         2009.0646C                                                                              (K. GUY: (415) 558-6163)

524 HOWARD STREET - north side between First and Second Streets; Lot 013 in Assessor’s Block 3721 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization, pursuant to Planning Code Sections 156 and 303, to allow the continued operation of an existing temporary surface parking lot within the C-3-O (SD) District and the 450-S Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation:  Approval with Conditions

(Continued from Regular Meeting of November 18, 2010)

(Proposed for Continuance to March 24, 2011)

 

3.         2010.1121T                                                                   (A. Rodgers:  (415) 558-6395)

Parking in South of Market and Mission Bay -  The Commission will consider a proposed Ordinance introduced by Supervisor Daly amending the San Francisco Planning Code by amending Sections 151, 151.1, 155, 161, 249.1, 249.23 and Part VII of Article 9 (1) to remove minimum parking requirements and establish maximum parking limits in M-1, C-M, and South of Market districts and the Folsom and Main Residential/Commercial and Fourth and Freelon Streets Special Use Districts to make them consistent with those of neighboring districts, (2) to require that non-residential and non-hotel parking in C-3 in the South of Market Mixed Use districts adjacent to Downtown maintain a fee structure which discourages long-term commuter parking, (3) to make parking controls in the Mission Bay Districts that are subject to the Planning Code consistent with requirements of neighboring districts; and adopting findings, including environmental findings, Section 302 findings, and findings of consistency with the General Plan and priority policies of Planning Code Section 101.1.

Recommendation: Approval with Modifications of Proposed Ordinance to Board of Supervisors.

(Proposed for Continuance to February 10, 2011)

 

 

 

 

B.         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

 

4.         2010.0766Z                                                                 (G. CABREROS: (415) 558-6169)

2451 SACRAMENTO STREET - south side between Fillmore and Webster Streets; Lot 037 in Assessor’s Block 0636 - Intention to Initiate a  Project-sponsored Amendment to San Francisco Zoning Map 2.  Pursuant to Planning Code Section 302, the Planning Commission will consider a Resolution of Intention to initiate an amendment to the Zoning Map.  The proposed amendment will change the zoning district of the subject lot from the RM-1 (Residential, Mixed, Low-Density) District to the adjacent Upper Fillmore Neighborhood Commercial District. 

Preliminary Recommendation:  Approve a draft Resolution of Intention to initiate an amendment to the Zoning Map and schedule a public hearing to consider the amendment on or after February 10, 2011.

 

C.         COMMISSIONERS’ QUESTIONS AND MATTERS

 

Adoption of Commission Minutes – Charter Section 4.104 requires all commissioners to vote yes or no on all matters unless that commissioner is excused by a vote of the Commission.  Commissioners may not be automatically excluded from a vote on the minutes because they did not attend the meeting.

 

            Consideration of Adoption:

                       

·         Draft Minutes of Regular Meeting of February 18, 2010

·         Draft Minutes of Regular Meeting of October 21, 2010

            (Continued from Regular Meeting of December 9, 2010)

·         Draft Minutes of Regular Meeting of December 9, 2010

 

            Commission Comments/Questions

·         Inquiries/Announcements.  Without discussion, at this time Commissioners may make announcements or inquiries of staff regarding various matters of interest to the Commissioner(s).

·         Future Meetings/Agendas.  At this time, the Commission may discuss and take action to set the date of a Special Meeting and/or determine those items that could be placed on the agenda of the next meeting and other future meetings of the Planning Commission.

 

D.         DIRECTOR’S REPORT

 

5.         Director’s Announcements

           

6.         Review of Past Week’s Events at the Board of Supervisors, Board of Appeals, and Historic Preservation Commission.

 

                                                                                                             (M. LUELLEN: (415) 558-6478)

7.         ACTION PLAN UPDATE INFORMATIONAL PRESENTATION - Planning Staff will highlight the accomplishments of the Action Plan (2008-2010) and present the Revised Development Review Process and Conditions of Approval work.

 

8.         2006.0431C                                                                  (A. HOLLISTER: (415) 575-9078)

1080 SUTTER STREET - as specified in the Conditions of Approval, the Planning Commission shall review the design modification to the building's facade. The Conditional Use Authorization was approved by the Planning Commission on December 10, 2009.

 

E.         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.

 

F.                  REGULAR CALENDAR 

 

9.         2010.0756T                                                                    (A. RODGERS: (415) 558-6395)

Ordinance amending Planning Code Sections 124, 132.2, 144, 145, 145.1, 145.5, 150, 151.1, 155, 161, 186, 209.8, 210.3, 212, 231, 243, 253, 253.3, and repealing Sections 175.1, 175.2, 175.3, 175.4, 175.5, and 249.26, to create comprehensive and consistent street frontage controls.  Ordinance proposed by Supervisor Mirkarimi to create comprehensive and consistent street frontage controls for residential districts, to create consistent ground floor controls for industrial districts, to permit certain small corner commercial uses in RM-3 and RM-4 districts, to modify floor area ration controls in the Van Ness SUD, to modify conditional use authorization requirements for buildings over 40 feet in RM and RC districts, to amend the procedure for certain exceptions from off-street parking and loading requirements, and to permit parking and loading exceptions to preserve historic buildings and trees.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Modifications

(Continued from Regular Meeting of December 9, 2010)

 

            10.        2010.1059T                                                                            (A. STARR: (415) 558-6362)

Upper Fillmore Neighborhood Commercial District - The Planning Commission will consider a proposed Ordinance [BF 101309] amending the San Francisco Planning Code by amending Section 718.1 and Sections 718.42, 718.44, and 718.69A of the Zoning Control Table to allow new full-service restaurants, small self-service restaurants, and self-service specialty food establishments with conditional use authorization and to amend Section 718.41 and add a specific provision for full-service restaurants to allow a bar in conjunction with a full-service restaurant with conditional use authorization; adopting findings, including environmental findings, Planning Code Section 302 findings, and findings of consistency with the General Plan and the Priority Policies of Planning Code Section 101.1.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Modifications

 

            11.        2005.0869E                                                                          (J. POLING: (415) 575-9072)

121 GOLDEN GATE AVENUE - south side of Golden Gate Avenue between Jones and Leavenworth Streets; Lot 001 in Assessor’s Block 0349 - Public Hearing on the Draft Environmental Impact Report. The proposed project includes the demolition of a 2-story 42,468 sq. ft. building containing dining hall/philanthropic uses, and the construction of a 10-story, 109,375 sq. ft. building that would replace and expand the dining hall/philanthropic uses and add 90 affordable senior housing units. During project construction, the dining hall uses would operate at 150 Golden Gate Avenue. No off-street parking exists or is proposed. The existing building, constructed in 1912, is a contributor to the Uptown Tenderloin National Register Historic District and is individually eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places and the California Register of Historical Resources. The 14,156 sq. ft. project site is located in an RC-4 zoning district, an 80-120-T height and bulk district, and the North of Market Residential Special Use District, Subarea No. 1. The project would require conditional use authorization for construction of a building exceeding a height of 40 feet and for elimination of off-street parking requirements; exception to setback, rear yard, and bulk requirements, and for the establishment of a social service or philanthropic facility above the ground floor; and a variance for off-street loading. Written comments will be accepted at the Planning Department until 5:00 p.m. on January 22, 2011.

Preliminary Recommendation: No Action Required

 

            12.        2010.1009C                                                                           (S.Young: (415) 558-6346)

1971 FILLMORE STREET - southwest corner of Fillmore and Pine Streets; Lot 001 in Assessor’s Block 0659 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization pursuant to Planning Code Sections 703.4, 303(c), and 303(i) to establish a Formula Retail Use within the Upper Fillmore Street Neighborhood Commercial District (NCD) and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.  The proposal is to convert a vacant approximately 2,400 square feet retail sales establishment (previously occupied by "Shu Uemera") to another retail sales establishment (dba Kiehl's, a retail store specializing in skin and hair care products).  The proposal will allow the existing Kiehl’s retail store at 2360 Fillmore Street to relocate to the project site within the Upper Fillmore Street NCD. 

Preliminary Recommendation:  Approval with Conditions

 

13.        2010.0513C                                                                  (A. HOLLISTER: (415) 575-9078)

473 BROADWAY - south side between Kearny and Montgomery Streets, Lot 029 in Assessor’s Block 0163 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization to amend Planning Commission Motion No. 16193 for Case No. 2001.0262C to allow electronically amplified music between 12 AM and 2 AM for a bar use (dba Monroe).  No physical expansion of the existing building is proposed.  This site is within the Broadway Neighborhood Commercial Use District and a 65-A-1 Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation:  Approval with Conditions

 

14a.      2010.0003CV                                                                           (K. GUY: (415) 558-6163)

519 ELLIS STREET/430 EDDY STREETsouth side between Hyde and Leavenworth Streets; Lot 028 in Assessor's Block 0334; and, 430 EDDY STREET - north side  between Hyde and Leavenworth Streets; Lot 008 in Assessor’s Block 0334 - Request for an amendment to the conditions of approval for two previously approved Conditional Use authorizations, pursuant to Planning Code Section 303, to amend the performance period for an additional three years for two previously approved companion projects to demolish two existing surface parking lots and construct two five-story buildings containing a total of 46 affordable dwelling units for senior citizens. The subject properties are within the RC-4 (Residential-Commercial Combined, High Density) Zoning District, the 80-T Height and Bulk District, and the North of Market Residential Special Use District.

Preliminary Recommendation:  Approval with Conditions

 

14b.      2010.0003CV                                                                           (K. GUY: (415) 558-6163)

519 ELLIS STREET/430 EDDY STREET - south side between Hyde and Leavenworth Streets; Lot 028 in Assessor's Block 0334; and, 430 EDDY STREET - north side  between Hyde and Leavenworth Streets; Lot 008 in Assessor’s Block 0334 - Request for an amendment to the conditions of approval for two previously granted Variances, pursuant to Planning Code Section 305, to amend the performance period for an additional three years for two previously approved companion projects to demolish two existing surface parking lots and construct two five-story buildings containing a total of 46 affordable dwelling units for senior citizens. The subject properties are within the RC-4 (Residential-Commercial Combined, High Density) Zoning District, the 80-T Height and Bulk District, and the North of Market Residential Special Use District.

 

15a.      2009.1170DDDV                                                                     (A. STARR: (415) 558-6362)

35 LLOYD STREET (AKA 37-39 LLOYD STREET) - south side between Castro and Scott Streets, Lot 035 in Assessor’s Block 1260 - Requests for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2010.05.12.2282 proposing to construct a new four-story, two-unit building on a vacant lot in an RH-3 (Residential, House, Three-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Staff Analysis:  Full Discretionary Review

                        Preliminary Recommendation:  Do not take Discretionary Review and approve as                            revised.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of October 14, 2010)

NOTE: On October 14, 2010, following public testimony, the Commission continued this item to 12/2/10 by a vote of (+6 -0).  Public hearing remains open.

            (Continued from Regular Meeting of December 2, 2010)

 

15b.      2009.1170DDDV                                                                   (A. STARR: (415) 558-6362)

                        35 LLOYD STREET (AKA 37-39 LLOYD STREET) - south side between Castro and Scott Streets, Lot 035 in Assessor’s Block 1260 - Request for a rear yard variance pursuant to Section 134 of the Planning Code to construct a new four-story, two-unit building on a vacant lot with a non-complying 20’ wide, 2-story portion at the rear of the building that would extend 12’ into the required rear yard in an RH-3 (Residential, House, Three-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District. 

(Continued from Regular Meeting of October 14, 2010)

NOTE: On October 14, 2010, following public testimony, the Zoning Administrator continued this item to 12/2/10 by a vote of (+6 -0).  Public hearing remains open.

            (Continued from Regular Meeting of December 2, 2010)

 

16.        2009.1162DD                                                                      (E. WATTY: (415) 558-6620)

456 URBANO DRIVE – west side between Alviso and Moncada Way; Lot 010 in Assessor’s Block 6916 - Requests for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2010.07.26.7410, proposing to legalize several as-built conditions, which deviate from the approved plans (Case No. 2007.0448DDDV), including but not limited to the height of the vertical addition, size of the front deck, window pattern, roofline alterations, banding details, and chimney size and materials of the existing one-unit detached residential building within the RH-1(D) [Residential, House, One-Family (Detached)] Zoning District and 40-X Height and Bulk District.

                        Staff Analysis:  Full Discretionary Review

                        Preliminary Recommendation:  Take Discretionary Review and disapprove.

 

17.        2010.0434DDD                                                                            (B. FU: (415) 558-6813)

3418 26TH STREET  - north side, between Bartlett and Mission Streets; Lot 034 in Assessor's Block 6529, Requested Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2007.06.20.4573 proposing construction of a new, 18,000-square-foot, 55-foot-high, five-story building with eleven dwelling units and six off-street parking spaces in a RTO-M (Residential Transit Oriented-Mission) District with a 55-X Height and Bulk Designation

                        Staff Analysis:  Full Discretionary Review

Preliminary Recommendation: Do Not Take Discretionary Review and Approve Project as Revised.

 

6:00 PM

 

The following item(s) will be considered by the Commission at 6:00 P.M. or later, but not before.

 

   (J. SWITZKY: (415) 575-6815)

18.        PARK MERCED MIXED-USE PROJECT OVERVIEW AND DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT – INFORMATIONAL ONLY - Parkmerced is generally bounded by 19th Avenue to the east, Lake Merced Boulevard to the west, Holloway Avenue to the north, and Stanley Boulevard to the south.  The proposed project includes those lots owned by Parkmerced Investors, LLC, and includes Assessor’s Blocks 7303, 7303A, 7308-311, 7314, 7316, 7319-26, 7330-45, 7333 A-B, 7333E & 7353-7373.  Parkmerced is a rental housing complex constructed between 1941-1951 consisting of approximately 3,200 existing residential units and owned by Parkmerced Investors, LLC.  This is an Informational Hearing to provide an overview of the proposed project components and draft Development Agreement. Specific topics to be discussed at this session include an Economic Feasibility and Fiscal Impact Analysis of the proposed project. The project, which would be implemented over 20-30 years in multiple phases, includes the addition of approximately 5,700 net new residential units, the demolition and replacement of approximately 1,800 existing units which would remain subject to the San Francisco Rent Stabilization Ordinance, rent-protections and relocation rights for existing tenants, re-alignment and re-design of streets and blocks, re-alignment and improvement of the M Ocean View light rail line, the addition of new neighborhood serving retail and office space, new and re-configured public open spaces including neighborhood parks, pedestrian and bike paths, athletic fields, a new organic farm, and community gardens, overall transportation improvements, ecological hydrology improvements, and provision of renewable energy and water infrastructure. The draft Development Agreement would become the binding legal contract between the City and the Developer and would memorialize all of the public benefits and obligations of the Developer and associated agreements between both parties toward implementation of the Project.

Preliminary Recommendation: No Action Requested.  Informational Discussion Only

 

19.        2008.0021EPMTZW                                                             (J. SWITZKY: (415) 575-6815)

INITIATE PLANNING CODE, ZONING MAP, AND GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENTS AS PART OF PARKMERCED’S DEVELOPMENT PROJECT - Pursuant to Planning Code Section 302, the Commission will consider a Resolution of Intention to initiate amendments to the Planning Code, Zoning Maps, and General Plan. The Amendments are related to the Parkmerced Development Project, which is generally bounded by Lake Merced Boulevard to the west, Brotherhood Way to the south, Junipero Serra Boulevard, Felix Avenue, Cambon Drive, and 19th Avenue to the east, and Holloway Avenue, Varela Avenue, Serrano Drive, Font Boulevard, Pinto Avenue, and Vidal Drive to the north (Assessor’s Block/Lots 7303-001, 7303-A-001, 7308-001, 7309-001, 7309-A-001, 7310-001, 7311-001, 7315-001, 7316-001, 7317-001, 7318-001, 7319-001, 7320-003, 7321-001, 7322-001, 7323-001, 7325-001, 7326-001, 7330-001, 7331-004, 7332-004, 7333-001, 7333-003, 7333-A-001, 7333-B-001, 7333-C-001, 7333-D-001, 7333-E-001, 7334-001, 7335-001, 7336-001, 7337-001, 7338-001, 7339-001, 7340-001, 7341-001, 7342-001, 7343-001, 7344-001, 7345-001, 7345-A-001, 7345-B-001, 7345-C-001, 7356-001, 7357-001, 7358-001, 7359-001, 7360-001, 7361-001, 7362-001, 7363-001, 7364-001, 7365-001, 7366-001, 7367-001, 7368-001, 7369-001, and 7370-001) – Request for Planning Code Text Amendments to: (1) create Planning Code Section 249.64, the “Parkmerced Special Use District” (PMSUD), which would establish specific use categories that include residential, mixed-use, school, community, and open space districts; height and bulk restrictions, parking, car-share, bicycle-parking requirements; establish a design review process for the phased development plan; and allow for the demolition and replacement of 1,538 rent-controlled dwelling units; (2) amend Code Sections 102.5 and 201 to include the Parkmerced Zoning Districts; and (3) amend Code Section 270 (Bulk Limits) to create a new Bulk District for the proposed “Parkmerced Special Use District”. Request for Planning Code Map Amendments: to (1) amend Zoning Map ZN13 to delete references to existing zoning within the project site and to refer to the proposed new “Parkmerced Special Use District” zoning districts (PM-R, PM-MU1, PM-MU2, PM-S, PM-CF, and PM-OS); (2) amend Zoning Map SU13 to designate the project site as the proposed new “Parkmerced Special Use District”; and (3) amend Zoning Map HT13 to reclassify the height limits within the project site according to the proposed project. Request for General Plan Amendment to amend the Urban Design Element Height Map (Map 4) to reflect the proposed height restrictions as described in the proposed development program.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approve a draft Resolution to initiate amendments to the Planning Code, Zoning Maps, and General Plan and schedule a public hearing to consider the amendments.

(Continued from Special Meeting of December 16, 2010)

 

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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