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June 20, 2002

 

SAN FRANCISCO PLANNING COMMISSION


SAN FRANCISCO
PLANNING COMMISSION
&
RECREATION AND PARK COMMISSION

Notice of Meeting & Calendar
of
Special Joint Meeting
Commission Chambers - Room 400
City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
Thursday, June 20, 2002

1:30 PM

President: Hector Chinchilla;
Vice President: William W. Fay
Commissioners: Roslyn Baltimore; Cynthia Joe;
Myrna Lim; Jim Salinas, Sr., Anita Theoharis

Commission Secretary: Linda D. Avery


Commission Calendars are available on the Internet at http://www.ci.sf.ca.us/planning
or as a recorded message at (415) 558-6422.

THE AGENDA PACKET IS AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW AT THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT
1660 MISSION ST., 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, Fifth 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 the Commission at the above listed address. Comments received by 11:30 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.


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) 554-6720 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.

For more information related to Planning Commission matters, please call Linda D. Avery, Commission Secretary, at (415) 558-6407

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 42 Downtown Loop, 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. American sign language interpreters and/or a sound enhancement system will be available upon request by contacting Dorothy Jaymes at (415) 558-6403 at least 72 hours prior to a hearing. 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 Donna Hall Administrator, 1 Dr. Carlton Goodlett Place, Room 244, by phone at (415) 554-7724, by fax at (415) 554-5163 or by E-mail at Donna_Hall@ci.sf.ca.us.

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.ci.sf.ca.us/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          

PLANNING:          Commission President:          Hector Chinchilla
          Commission Vice President:          William W. Fay
          Commissioners:          Roslyn Baltimore, Cynthia Joe, Myrna Lim,
                    Jim Salinas, Sr. Anita Theoharis

RECREATION &
PARK:          Commission President:          John Murray
          Commission Vice President          Gloria Bonilla,
          Commissioners:          William P. Getty, Gordon Chin, Larry Martin,
                    Lynne Newhouse Segal

A.          SPECIAL CALENDAR

1.          2002.0624K (M. LI: (415) 558-6396)
BOEDDEKER PARK - northeast corner of Jones and Eddy Streets, Lots 006-009 and 017-019 in Assessor's Block 0332: -- Request to raise the absolute cumulative limit for additional shadow on Boeddeker Park from 0.0070 percent to 0.0087 percent.
Preliminary Recommendation: Approval
(ACTION ITEM: BOTH COMMISSIONS)

2.          BOEDDEKER PARK – 131 AND 145 TAYLOR STREET AT EDDY STREET
Discussion and possible action to recommend to the Planning Commission that the shade or shadow that would be cast by the proposed nine-story, 86 foot high building containing 67 dwelling units will/will not have a significant effect on Boeddeker Park within the meeting of Planning Code Section 295 (Sunlight Ordinance).
(ACTION ITEM: REC/PARK COMMISSION ONLY)

3.          2001.0378KCV                                (M. LI: (415) 558-6396)
131 AND 145 TAYLOR STREET - , west side between Ellis and Eddy Streets; Lots 002 and 018 in Assessor’s Block 0339: -- Request for a determination of the significance of the shadow impact on Boeddeker Park from the construction of a proposed nine-story, 86-foot-high building containing 67 dwelling units.
Preliminary Recommendation: Determination of no significant shadow impact
(ACTION ITEM: PLANNING COMMISSION ONLY)

B.          PUBLIC COMMENT
At this time, members of the public may address the Join Commission on items of interest to the public that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of these Commissions except agenda items. With respect to agenda items, your opportunity to address these Commissions 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.

Adjournment:





SAN FRANCISCO
PLANNING COMMISSION

Notice of Meeting
&
Calendar
Commission Chambers - Room 400
City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
Thursday, June 20, 2002
2:30 PM
Regular Meeting

President: Hector Chinchilla
Vice President: William W. Fay
Commissioners: Roslyn Baltimore; Cynthia Joe;
Myrna Lim; Jim Salinas, Sr., Anita Theoharis

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.

To view the hearing in progress on the Internet: http://www.sfgov.org/citywatchonline/

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.

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.

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 72 hours prior to a hearing. 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 Donna Hall, 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 Donna_Hall@ci.sf.ca.us.

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.


2:30 PM _________

ROLL CALL:          Commission President:          Hector Chinchilla
          Commission Vice-President:          William W. Fay
Commissioners:          Roslyn Baltimore; Cynthia Joe;
                    Myrna Lim; Jim Salinas, Sr., Anita Theoharis

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.          2002.0396C                     (G. CABREROS: (415) 558-6169)
2200 HAYES STREET (A.K.A. 450 STANYAN STREET) - north side of Hayes Street between Stanyan and Shrader Streets, Lots 038 and 039 in Assessor's Block 1191 - Request for Conditional Use to authorization under Section 606 of the Planning Code to revise the master signage program for an institutional use (St. Mary's Medical Center). The project site spans an RH-3 (Residential, House, Three-Family) District and an RM-2 (Residential Mixed, Moderate-Density) District and three (80-D, 80-E, and 130-E) Height and Bulk Districts.
Preliminary Recommendation:          Approval with conditions          
(Proposed for Continuance to June 27, 2002)

          2.          2002.0279X          (M. LUELLEN: 415-558-6478)
                    1 FRONT STREET (aka 444 MARKET STREET) - north side of Market Street between Battery and Front Streets, Lot 9 in Assessor's Block 266 - Request under Planning Code Section 309(a)(5) (Downtown Project) for Determinations of Compliance and Request for Exceptions, including an exception from off-street parking, freight loading and service vehicles requirements (Section 161(i)). This project lies within a C-3-O (Downtown, Office) District and within a 450-S Height and Bulk District.
                    Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions
                    (Continued from Regular Meeting of June 6, 2002)
(Proposed for Continuance to July 25, 2002)

3a.          2001.0788CVD                                (D. SIDER: (415) 558-6697)
1457 FLORIDA STREET, east side, between Cesar Chavez and 26th Streets; Lot 009 in Assessor’s Block 4336: Request for Conditional Use authorization to allow the creation of housing not providing at least 25% of the total number of units as affordable units pursuant to Board of Supervisors Resolution Number 518-01 (Mission District Interim Controls). The project involves the subdivision of a single lot into two lots and the construction of a new three-story structure containing two-units of housing on the proposed vacant lot. The property is within an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) Zoning District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.
Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions.
(Proposed for Continuance to July 11, 2002)

3b.          2001.0788CVD                                (D. SIDER: (415) 558-6697)
1457 FLORIDA STREET, east side, between Cesar Chavez and 26th Streets; Lot 009 in Assessor’s Block 4336: Request for a Variance for lot width and area to allow the subdivision of one lot into two lots each of substandard width and area. The project involves the subdivision of a single lot into two lots and the construction of a new three-story structure containing two-units of housing on the proposed vacant lot. The property is within an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) Zoning District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.
Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions.
(Proposed for Continuance to July 11, 2002)

3c.          2001.0788CVD                      (D. SIDER: (415) 558-6697)
1457 FLORIDA STREET, east side, between Cesar Chavez and 26th Streets; Lot 009 in Assessor’s Block 4336: Mandatory staff-initiated Discretionary Review for a project proposing to change the use of a single proposed lot from vacant to two-family housing. Discretionary Review is required by the Mission District Interim Controls for any change of use within the Mission District. The project involves the subdivision of a single lot into two lots and the construction of a new three-story structure containing two-units of housing on the proposed vacant lot. The property is within an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) Zoning District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.
Preliminary Recommendation: Do Not take D.R. and approve the project as proposed.
(Proposed for Continuance to July 11, 2002)

4.          2002.0434C                               (M. LUELLEN: (415) 558-6478)
115 TELEGRAPH HILL BOULEVARD, A.K.A. 361 – 377 FILBERT STREET, south side between Montgomery and Kearny Streets, Lots 34, 35, and 36 in Assessor's Block 105 -- Request for Conditional Use Authorization under Planning Code Sections 209.1(h) and 303 to authorize dwelling units at a density of one unit for each 1000 square feet of lot area. The three parcels contain 7,562 square feet in area, allowing the possibility of up to seven units if authorized as a conditional use. This project lies within a RH-3 (House, 3-Family) district and within a 40-X Height and Bulk District.
(Proposed for Indefinite Continuance)

B.          COMMISSIONERS' QUESTIONS AND MATTERS

          5.          Commission Matters

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.          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 Commission has closed the public hearing must do so at this time. Each member of the public may address the Commission for up to three minutes.

E.          CONSIDERATION OF FINDINGS AND FINAL ACTION -- PUBLIC HEARING CLOSED

          8.          2002.0015C          (D. SIROIS: 415-558-6313)
                    1005-1007 GENEVA AVENUE - north side of Geneva Avenue, between Paris and
          Lisbon Streets, Lot 013 in Assessor's Block 6408 - Request for Conditional Use authorization to demolish a building containing a residential unit at the second story pursuant to Planning Code Section 712.39 and to construct a four-story mixed use building with 3 residential units and a ground floor commercial space for the existing business, Apollo Heating, in an NC-3 (Moderate-Scale Neighborhood Commercial) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.
                    Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions
(Continued from Regular meeting of May 16, 2002)
NOTE: On June 6, 2002, following public testimony, the Commission closed public hearing and entertained two motions: 1) an intent to approve. The motion failed to carry by a vote of +2 - 5. Commissioners Lim, Salinas, Theoharis, Chinchilla and Baltimore voted no. 2) an intent to disapprove by a vote of +5 -2. Commissioners Fay and Joe voted no. The matter was continued to June 6, 2002 for final action.

F.          REGULAR CALENDAR
                    
9.          2002.0179C                               (G. NELSON: (415) 558-6257)
5200 GEARY BOULEVARD - (Geary Mall Parking Garage) – north side between 16th and 17th Avenues; Lot 045 in Assessor's Block 1448 - Request for Conditional Use authorization under Section 712.83 of the Planning Code to mount a total of three (3) panel antennas to existing penthouse structures on the upper deck of an approximately forty-foot tall, three level parking garage with ground floor commercial spaces. The project site is within a Moderate Scale Neighborhood Commercial (NC-3) Zoning District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District. Per the City & County of San Francisco's Wireless Telecommunications Services (WTS) Facilities Siting Guidelines the proposal is a Preferred Location Preference 4 as it is a wholly commercial structure within an NC-3 Zoning District. The proposed site would be operated as part of Cingular's wireless telecommunications network.
                    Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions
                    (Continued from Regular Meeting of May 9, 2002)

10.          2002.0042CE           (T. TAM: (415) 558-6325)
3632 LAWTON STREET - north side of Lawton Street, between 42nd and 43rd Avenues; Lot 3 n Assessor’s Block 1888 - Request for a Conditional Use authorization pursuant to Planning Code Sections 710.11, 710.21, 710.39 and 710.81 for (1) development of a lot size greater than 4,999 square feet, (2) creation of a single commercial space for a non-residential use greater than 3,000 gross square feet, (3) demolition of residential use on the second floor, and (4) establishment of an institutional use (large) on the second floor in the NC-1 District and 40-X Height and Bulk District. The proposal is to demolish two existing two-story apartment buildings, with a total of 12 dwelling units, and construct a new church (Sunset Chinese Baptist Church), approximately 20,000 square feet in size and 40 feet in height.
                    Preliminary Recommendation: Disapproval

11.          2002.0471C                     (M. WOODS: (415) 558-6315)
1907-09 PINE STREET (A.K.A. 1715 OCTAVIA STREET) - southwest corner of Pine and Octavia Streets; Lots 1 and 29 in Assessor’s Block 663 - Request for Conditional Use authorization under Sections 303 and 352 of the Planning Code to amend a previous condition of approval to allow a two-year extension to commence construction of Phase Two of the Schools of the Sacred Heart Stuart Hall High School for Boys (approved on February 24, 2000 as a Conditional Use, Case No. 1999.218C, under Planning Commission Motion No. 14996) The project site is in an RH-2 (Residential, House Districts, Two-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.
Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions


          12.          2001.0535E (B.WYCKO: (415) 558-5972)
724-730 VAN NESS AVENUE/ 650-660 TURK STREET - Appeal of Preliminary Negative Declaration. The proposed project involves the demolition of two existing one-story buildings at 724-730 Van Ness Avenue and 650-660 Turk Street, and the construction of a new building consisting of an approximately 130-foot tall, 14-story tower fronting on Van Ness Avenue and a 67-foot tall, 7-story tower fronting on Turk Street above a two-level subsurface parking garage and ground floor retail space, accessory office and recreation/laundry room. The project site is located on Lots 4 and 8 in Assessor's Block 742. The vacant 724 Van Ness Avenue building was formerly occupied by about 4,500 square feet of retail space. At 730 Van Ness Avenue, there currently exists about 1,500 square feet of restaurant space. The existing structure at 650-660 Turk contains 9,750 square feet and is currently occupied by an auto repair business at street level and an auto glass repair shop at the mezzanine level. The new building would consist of about 134 dwelling units on floor levels 2 through 14 with lobby access from Van Ness Avenue, 45 independently-accessible parking spaces for the dwelling units on two parking levels with vehicular access from Turk Street, and ground floor space allocated to an approximately 1,530 square foot community/laundry room, about 830 square feet of office space accessory to the residential complex, and about 2,200 square feet of retail space. Both project site lots are within a RC-4 District (Residential-Commercial Combined District, High-Density District) and the Van Ness Avenue Special Use District (SUD) as well as a 130-V Height and Bulk District. The project would require Conditional Use authorization for new construction over 40 feet in height. The project sponsor would also need to seek Variances regarding off-street parking.
(Continued from Regular Meeting of May 23, 2002)
Preliminary Recommendation: Uphold Preliminary Negative Declaration

13a.          2001.0535ECVK                               (M. WOODS: (415) 558-6315)
724-730 VAN NESS AVENUE/ 650-660 TURK STREET - (east side between Turk and Eddy Streets) and 650-660 Turk Street (north side between Van Ness Avenue and Polk Street), Lots 4 and 8 in Assessor's Block 742 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization under Sections 243, 253, 253.2 and 303 of the Planning Code for the construction of a 141-unit residential project of approximately 138,690 square feet with ground floor retail spaces on Van Ness Avenue and a garage containing 51 automobile parking spaces, 40 bicycle spaces and two service vehicle loading spaces. The proposed project includes the demolition of two existing one-story buildings and the construction of a 13-story, 121-foot tall tower with two ground floor retail spaces fronting on Van Ness Avenue and a 9-story, 87-foot tall tower facing Turk Street. The pedestrian entrance to the building would be on Van Ness Avenue while resident and service parking would enter from Turk Street. The site is in the RC-4 District (Residential-Commercial Combined Districts, High Density) and the Van Ness Special Use District, and is within the 130-V Height and Bulk District. The project would also seek Zoning Administrator modifications and variances related to rear yard, parking and freight loading.
Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions

13b.          2001.0535ECVK                                         (M. WOODS: (415) 558-6315)
724-730 VAN NESS AVENUE/ 650-660 TURK STREET - (east side between Turk and Eddy Streets) and 650-660 Turk Street (north side between Van Ness Avenue and Polk Street), Lots 4 and 8 in Assessor's Block 742 - Request for rear yard, parking and freight loading variances. Planning Code Section 134(a)(1) establishes the minimum rear yard depth of 25 percent of the lot depth. Pursuant to Planning Code Section 243(c)(6), rear yards in the Van Ness Special Use District may be modified or waived by the Zoning Administrator if the conditions listed in that subsection are met. The proposed project would have one building partially in the required rear yard. Planning Code Section 243(c)(8)(I) states that the parking requirement may be reduced from one space per unit to not less than one space for each four dwelling units if the Zoning Administrator determines that the reduced parking requirement is sufficient to serve the reasonably anticipated auto usage by residents and visitors to the project. The proposed project would provide 51 independently accessible off-street parking spaces while Section 243(c)(8)(I) would require 141 independently accessible residential off-street parking spaces. Planning Code Section 152 requires one off-street freight loading space when the gross floor area exceeds 100,001 square feet but less than 200,000 square feet. The proposed project would provide two service vehicle spaces in lieu of one freight loading space.

          14.          2000.1058E           (R. DEAN: 415-558-5980)
                    1598 DOLORES STREET (aka REILLY'S FUNERAL HOME) - located at the northwest corner of Dolores and 29th Streets; Assessor's Block 6618; Lots 7, 9, 38. Appeal of a Preliminary Negative Declaration. The proposed construction consists of two, four-story residential buildings with a total of 13 units and demolition of an existing two-story mortuary building. The project would provide 13 off-street parking spaces. The proposed project site is 10,500 sq. ft. and is located in the NC-1 (Neighborhood Commercial Cluster) District. The project would require Conditional Use Authorization by the City Planning Commission.
                    Preliminary Recommendation: Uphold Preliminary Negative Declaration
                    (Continued from Regular Meeting June 13, 2001.)

          15.          2000.1058CE          (T. TAM: 415-558-6325)
                    1598 DOLORES STREET (aka REILLY'S FUNERAL HOME) - northwest corner of Dolores and 29th Streets; Lots 7, 9, and 38 in Assessor's Block 6618 - Request for a Conditional Use authorization pursuant to Planning Code Sections 121.1 and 710.11 for development on lot size greater than 5,000 square feet in an NC-1 (Neighborhood, Commercial, Cluster) District. The proposal also requires a modification to the rear yard requirement as allowed under Planning Code Section 134(e).
          Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions
          (Continued from Regular Meeting of June 13, 2002)

          16.          2002.0408C          (J. IONIN: 415-558-6309)
                    2863 CALIFORNIA STREET - Assessor's Block 1028, Lot 023 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization under Planning Code Section 161(j) for an exemption from the residential parking requirement. The Proposal is to demolish an existing two-story commercial building with approximately 4,450 square feet in total gross floor area and construct a new three-story 40-foot tall building with approximately 8,525 square feet in total gross floor area. There would be approximately 3,500 square feet of ground-floor commercial and four residential units above. Conditional Use Authorization is sought to construct the Project without the required four off-street parking spaces for the residential units. No parking is required for the commercial space. The project lies within a Small-Scale Neighborhood Commercial (NC-2) District and within the 40-X Height and Bulk District.
                    Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions
          (Continued from Regular Meeting of June 13, 2002)

17a.          1999.554CD                               (J. PURVIS: (415) 558-6354)
601 KING STREET - southeast corner at 7th Street, a through lot with frontage on Berry Street; Lots 1 and 2 in Assessor's Block 3800 - Request for Conditional Use approval under Planning Code Sections 215 and 304 to develop a mixed-use PUD (Planned Unit Development), with 250 dwelling units, up to 6,000 gross square feet of commercial space, and a 250-space garage, with exceptions from rear yard requirements of Section 134, and subject to mandatory Discretionary Review, within an M-2 (Heavy Industrial) Zoning District, a 50-X Height and Bulk District, and within the Industrial Protection Zone.
                    Preliminary Recommendation: No recommendation. See staff report.

17b.          1999.554CD                               (J. PURVIS: (415) 558-6354)
601 KING STREET – southeast corner at 7th Street, through lots with frontage on Berry Street; Lots 1 and 2 in Assessor's Block 3800 – Mandatory Discretionary Review under Planning Commission Resolution No. 16202 for the demolition of two industrial buildings within the Industrial Protection Zone and the construction of a mixed-use Planned Unit Development in an M-2 (Heavy Industrial) Zoning District, a 50-X Height and Bulk District and within the Industrial Protection Zone.
Preliminary Recommendation: No recommendation. See staff report.

G.          DISCRETIONARY REVIEW HEARING

At Approximately 6:00 PM the Planning Commission will convene into a Discretionary Review (DR) Hearing to hear and act on Discretionary Review matters. Procedures governing DR Hearings are as follow: DR Requestor(s) are provided with up to five (5) minutes for a presentation and those in support of the DR Requestor(s) are provided with up to three (3) minutes each. The Project Sponsor is then provided with up to five (5) minutes for a presentation and those in support of the project are provided with up to three (3) minutes each. At the conclusion, each side (not each person) is provided with two (2) minutes for a rebuttal. Those cases that are scheduled on this calendar prior to 6:00 PM, but have not been called or heard by 6:00 PM, could be continued to a later time or date as determined by the Commission.

          18.          2002.0495D          (G. CABREROS: 415-558-6169)
                    2606 and 2610 JACKSON STREET - north side of the street between Scott and Pierce Streets, Lots 021 & 022 in Assessor’s Block 0585 - A staff-initiated request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application 2001/1224/5878 proposing to merge two single-family residences into one single-family home in an RH-1 (Residential, House, One-Family) Zoning District with a 40-X Height and Bulk District. The two lots are proposed to be merged under a separate subdivision application.
                    Preliminary Recommendation: Do not take Discretionary Review and approve merger.
                    (Continued from Regular Meeting of June 13, 2002)

          19.          2000.1170D           (M. SNYDER: 415-575-6891)
                    2637 24th STREET - south side between Potrero Avenue and Utah Street, Lot 25 in Assessor’s Block 4264 - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2000/03/07/3664 proposing to construct a new building that would contain six new dwelling units, six parking spaces, and a small commercial unit, on a lot that currently contains a single-story commercial building. The property is within the 24th Street - Mission Neighborhood Commercial District, and a 65-A Height and Bulk District.
                    Preliminary Recommendation: Do not take Discretionary Review and approve the project as proposed.
                    (Continued from Regular Meeting of May 16, 2002)



          20.          2002.0151DEK           (D. SIDER: (415) 558- 6697)
480 POTRERO AVENUE - northwest corner of Mariposa Street, Lot 002C in Assessor's Block 3973 - Mandatory Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application Number 2001.11.27.3854, proposing to (1) change the use of an existing industrial building to a 55 unit residential care facility, (2) construct a vertical addition, and (3) perform interior and exterior alterations in an M-1 (Light Industrial) Zoning District, a 65-B Height and Bulk District, and an Industrial Protection Zone as set forth by Planning Commission Policy expressed in Resolution Number 16202. Mandatory Discretionary Review is required by Board of Supervisors Resolution Number 518-01 (Mission District Interim Controls) for any permit proposing to change the use of a property within the Mission District.
                    Preliminary Recommendation: No Recommendation
                    (Continued from Regular Meeting of June 13, 2002)

          21.          2002.0292D (P. VOLLMANN: (415) 558-6405)
          2320 LEAVENWORTH – east side between Lombard and Chestnut Streets, Lot 013G in Assessor’s Block 0067 - Staff initiated Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application Number 2002/03/13/1305, for a 3-to-2 dwelling unit merger, 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 merger.

          22.          2002.0302D (S.VELLVE: (415) 558-6263)
                    3800 21st. STREET - north side between Noe and Castro Streets, Lot 006A in Assessor's Block 3603 - Request for Discretionary Review for Building Permit Application No. 2002//01/04/6321, proposing to raise the roof of the existing single-family dwelling approximately seven feet, add a small lookout, and add one dwelling unit at the ground floor within an RH-2 (House, Two-Family District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.
                    Preliminary Recommendation: Do not take Discretionary Review and approve the building permit application as revised

          23.          2002.0262D                               (M. SNYDER: (415) 558-6543)
                    2000 20TH STREET – northwest corner of 20th Street and DeHaro Street, Lot 23 in Assessor's Block 4072 – Staff initiated request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit No. 2002/02/15/9400 proposing to merge the property's two dwelling units into one, in an RM (Residential, Mixed, Low Density) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.
                    Preliminary Recommendation: Do not take Discretionary Review and approve the project as proposed.
                    
          24.          2002.0578D (K. McGEE: (415) 558- 6367)
1740 FOLSOM STREET – (A.K.A. 120 14TH STREET) - east side between Erie and 14th Streets, Lot 002 in Assessor’s Block 3530 - Mandatory Discretionary Review for a change of use per the Mission District Interim Controls (Board of Supervisors Resolution Number 518-01). The existing use is classified Business Service, the proposed use is Public Use (Sheriff's Office). The property is located in an M-1 (Light Industrial) Zoning District, and in a 40-X Height and Bulk District.
                    Preliminary Recommendation: Do not take Discretionary Review and approve the project as proposed.
                    
H.          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. 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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