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October 17, 2002

October 17, 2002

 

SAN FRANCISCO PLANNING COMMISSION


NOTICE OF CANCELLATION
SAN FRANCISCO
PLANNING COMMISSION
Thursday
October 17, 2002

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE SAN FRANCISCO PLANNING COMMISSION FOR OCTOBER 17, 2002 IS CANCELED.

EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2002: WITH THE PASSAGE OF PROPOSITION D IN MARCH 2002, THE CHARTER OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO WAS AMENDED TO AFFECT THE APPOINTMENTS AND TERMS OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION. NOMINEES MADE BY BOTH THE MAYOR AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MUST BE CONFIRMED BY THE FULL BOARD OF SUPERVISORS. AT PRESENT, ONLY THREE NOMINEES HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED--NOT ENOUGH TO HOLD A LEGAL MEETING OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION. UNTIL THE PROCESS IS COMPLETE AND THE NOMINEES HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED AND SWORN IN, THE CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO DOES NOT HAVE THE REQUIRED PLANNING COMMISSION TO HEAR AND ACT ON LAND USE MATTERS. THEREFORE, THE ITEMS LISTED BELOW ARE CONTINUED AS INDICATED:

          1.          2002.0333E          (J. KUGLER (415) 558-5983)
270 VALENCIA STREET - Lot 9 in Assessor’s Block 3533. The site is located on an irregular-shaped parcel surrounding the southwest corner lot of Valencia and Brosnan Streets with frontages on both Valencia and Brosnan Streets. Appeal of a Preliminary Mitigated Negative Declaration. The project involves demolition of an existing single-story unreinforced masonry structure and the construction of one large building that would cover the entire project site with 28 dwelling units in two four-level structures separated by a raised second-level plaza/open space over a ground floor with parking and retail space. The 31 proposed parking spaces would be on two levels. A pedestrian entrance and 21 underground parking spaces would be accessed from Valencia Street. An additional pedestrian entrance and 10 parking spaces would be accessed from Brosnan Street. The project site is located in the Mission Neighborhood, is zoned C-M (Heavy Commercial) and is within the 50-X Height and Bulk District.
Preliminary Recommendation: Uphold the Mitigated Negative Declaration.
                    (Continued from Regular Meeting of September 26, 2002)
                    (Continued to November 14, 2002)

          2.          2002.0124E          (L. KIENKER: (415) 558-5970)
2815 DIAMOND STREET (AKA Glen Park Marketplace) - Appeal of a Preliminary Negative Declaration. The project site is located in the Glen Park neighborhood, on the southeast corner of Diamond and Wilder Streets, Lots 25A, 26, 27, 28, 29, and 63, Assessor's Block 6745. The proposed project includes an approximately 8,759 gross-square-foot (gsf) public library, which would replace an existing branch library located at 653 Chenery Street, a 7,037 gsf neighborhood-serving grocery store, and a 22,520 gsf apartment block of 15 two-bedroom units. The proposed project would include 15 off-street residential parking spaces and two loading spaces, as well as the removal of 25 existing metered public parking spaces. An existing sewer line beneath Lot 29 would be realigned into Wilder and Diamond Streets and the easement vacated as part of the project. The project site is in the NC-2 (Neighborhood Commercial, Small-Scale) zoning district and a 40-X height and bulk district. The applicant would seek conditional use authorizations for use and lot size and variances to modify parking, rear yard, dwelling unit exposure, and open space requirements.
                    Preliminary Recommendation: Uphold Preliminary Negative Declaration
                    (Continued to November 21, 2002)

          3.          2000.1090E          (B. HELBER: (415) 558-5968)
                    300 SPEAR STREET - Draft Environmental Review Public Hearing. Rezoning of parcels in the Rincon Hill neighborhood (the  rezoning project ) and a mixed-use development of approximately 1,560,000 gross square feet (gsf) at 300 Spear Street (the  development project ). The property is currently used as a surface parking lot. The rezoning project includes rezoning Lots 1 and 8 in Assessor's Block 3745, and part of Lot 1 in Assessor's Block 3746 from the existing P (Public) to a zoning district that allows private development. The requested rezoning is from P (Public) with height limits of 105, 150 and 200 feet to RC-4 (Residential-Commercial Combined: High Density) with 300- and 400-foot height limits. In addition, a Planning Code text amendment is under review to create a new Residential/Commercial subdistrict under the Rincon Hill Special Use District overlay, and amendments to the Rincon Hill Area Plan, a part of the San Francisco General Plan. [The rezoning is in conjunction with the proposed development at 201 Folsom Street on Assessor's Block 3746, Lot 1]. The third parcel to be rezoned is 345 Main Street, Lot 8 in Assessor's Block 3745. The development project would consist of up to 820 residential units, about 60,000 gsf of retail, about 50,000 gsf of office space, and about 960 underground parking spaces. Eighty-foot-tall building bases would be built to the property lines on Spear, Folsom and Main Streets; the bases would enclose a landscaped courtyard at the third level. Two residential towers would be constructed above the bases to total heights of approximately 350 feet and 400 feet above the ground surface level, respectively.
                    Preliminary Recommendation: No Action Required
                    (Continued to October 24, 2002)

          4.          2000.1073E          (B. HELBER: (415) 558-5968)
                    201 FOLSOM STREET - Draft Environmental Review Public Hearing. Rezoning of parcels in the Rincon Hill neighborhood (the  rezoning project ) and a residential development of approximately 1,500,000 gross square feet (gsf) at 201 Folsom Street (the  development project ). The property is currently used as a paved parking lot by the United States Postal Service (USPS) Annex and other government agencies for 270 vehicles. The rezoning project includes rezoning part of Lot 1 in Assessor's Block 3746 and Lots 1 and 8 in Assessor's Block 3745 from the existing P (Public) to a zoning district that allows private development. The project proposed rezoning is from P (Public) with height limits of 150 and 200 feet to RC-4 (Residential-Commercial Combined: High-Density) with a 300- and 400-foot height limit. In addition, a Planning Code text amendment is under review to create a new Residential/Commercial subdistrict under the Rincon Hill Special Use District overlay, and amendments to the Rincon Hill Area Plan, a part of the San Francisco General Plan. The rezoning is in conjunction with development proposed at 300 Spear Street on Assessor's Block 3745, Lot 1. The third parcel requested to be rezoned is 345 Main Street, Lot 8 in Assessor's Block 3745. The development project would consist of up to 820 residential units (about 910,000 gsf) and about 30,000 gsf of retail space. It would include about 880 enclosed parking spaces and five loading spaces for the use of the development, and about 270 enclosed replacement parking spaces for the use of the USPS and other government agencies. An 80-foot-tall base would cover the site. Two residential towers would be constructed above the base to total heights of approximately 350 feet and 400 feet above the ground surface level. The project would require a subdivision of Lot 1 to separate the development site from the Postal Service Annex.
                    Preliminary Recommendation: No Action Required
                    (Continued to October 24, 2002)


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