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City and County of San Francisco

September 13, 2001

September 13, 2001

 

SAN FRANCISCO PLANNING COMMISSION


SAN FRANCISCO PLANNING COMMISSION

Notice of Meeting

&
Calendar

Commission Chambers - Room 400
City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

Thursday, September 13, 2001

1:30 PM

Regular Meeting

President: Anita Theoharis

Vice President: William W. Fay

Commissioners: Roslyn Baltimore; Hector Chinchilla; Cynthia Joe;

Myrna Lim; Jim Salinas, Sr.

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 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 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.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: Commission President: Anita Theoharis

Commission Vice-President: William W. Fay

Commissioners: Roslyn Baltimore; Hector Chinchilla; Cynthia Joe;

Myrna Lim; Jim Salinas, Sr.

A.                  ITEMS PROPOSED FOR CONTINUANCE

1. 1999.423B (M. SNYDER: 575-6891)

699 - 2nd STREET - "the California Warehouse", northeast corner of 2nd and Townsend Streets, Lot 4 in Assessor’s Block 3789 - Request for authorization under Planning Code Sections 320-325 (Office Development Limitation Program) to establish 49,500 gross square feet of new office use in an SSO (Service, Secondary Office) District, a 50-X Height and Bulk District, the South End Historical District, and a Mixed Use Housing Zone (as designated in Planning Commission Resolution 14861).

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions

(Continued from Regular Meeting of August 16, 2001)

(Proposed for Continuance to September 20, 2001)

2. 2000.723ABC (M. SNYDER: 575-6891)

639 – 2nd STREET - east side between Brannan and Townsend Streets, Lot 5 in Assessor’s Block 3789 - (1) Request for new office use authorization under Planning Code Section 320-324 (Office Development Limitation Program) to allow for the construction of 49,500 gross square feet of new office use; (2) request for Conditional Use authorization under Planning Code section 818.14 to construct nine dwelling units in an SSO (Service/Secondary Office) District; (3) request for a Certificate of Appropriateness from the Planning Commission to allow new construction in the South End Historic District; (4) request for a Rear Yard Modification per Planning Code Section 134(e) from the Zoning Administrator; and (5) request for an Exposure Variance per Planning Code Section 140 from the Zoning Administrator. The property is within an SSO (Service, Secondary Office) District, a 50-X Height and Bulk District, the South End Historic District, and a Mixed-use Housing Zone (as designated in Planning Commission Resolution 14861.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions

(Continued from Regular Meeting of August 16, 2001)

(Proposed for Continuance to September 20, 2001)

3. 2001.0642CR (VELLVE: 558-6263)

1000 Ocean (aka 11 PhElan – San Francisco Fire Department Station #15) - north side between Phelan and Plymouth Avenues, Lot 001, Assessor's Block 3180 - Request for Conditional Use authorization pursuant to Sections 234.2 and 711.83 of the Planning Code to install a total of three panel antennas on the tower of an existing two-story, publicly-used structure (a fire station) and related equipment at ground level within a P (Public) and an NC-2 (Small-Scale Neighborhood Commercial) Zoning District, and within 40-X and 65-A Height and Bulk Districts respectively. The fire station and proposed antennas/related equipment are located within the portion of the lot zoned as a P District. The subject site is a Location Preference 1 (Preferred Location – Publicly-Used Structure).

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions

(Proposed for Continuance to October 4, 2001)

4. 2001.0642CR (VELLVE: 558-6263)

1000 Ocean (aka 11 PhElan – San Francisco Fire Department Station #15) - north side between Phelan and Plymouth Avenues, Lot 001, Assessor's Block 3180 – General Plan Referral pursuant to Sections 234.2 and 711.83 of the Planning Code to install a total of three panel antennas on the tower of an existing two-story, publicly-used structure (a fire station) and related equipment at ground level within a P (Public) and an NC-2 (Small-Scale Neighborhood Commercial) Zoning District, and within 40-X and 65-A Height and Bulk Districts respectively. The fire station and proposed antennas/related equipment are located within the portion of the lot zoned as a P District. The subject site is a Location Preference 1 (Preferred Location – Publicly-Used Structure).

Preliminary Recommendation: Finding of conformity with the General Plan.

(Proposed for Continuance to October 4, 2001)

5. 2000.0173C (LIGHT: 558-6254)

500 FRANCISCO STREET (a.k.a. 401-499 BAY STREET & 501-599 BAY STREET) -

north side of Francisco Street between Mason Street and Columbus Avenue; Lot 1 in both Assessor’s Blocks 42 and 43 - Request for a Conditional Use Authorization of a planned unit development to demolish an existing 229-unit public housing complex (North Beach Housing Project) and replace it with a mixed use development that would include approximately 360 affordable housing units, about 48 of which would be senior housing units; a child care center for up to 38 children; a computer learning center; ground floor retail uses; incubator office space for businesses operated by project residents and community-serving businesses; and approximately 330 below grade parking spaces. The proposed project would include about 338,000 square feet of residential space, about 4,000 square feet for the child care center, about 8,000 square feet for the computer learning center and other community space, and approximately 20,000 square feet of commercial space, in an RM-3 (Residential, Mixed, Medium Density) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

(Continued from Regular Hearing of August 16, 2001)

(Proposed for Continuance to October 4, 2001)

6. 2001.0327C (WOODS: 558-6315)

2038 CLEMENT STREET - north side between 21st and 22nd Avenues, Lot 32 in Assessor's Block 1412 - Request for Conditional Use authorization under Section 717.39 of the Planning Code to demolish an existing two-story building containing retail on the ground floor and two dwelling units on the second floor and construct a new, four-story building containing three parking spaces on the ground floor and three dwelling units above the ground floor in the Outer Clement Street Neighborhood Commercial District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Pending

(Continued from Regular Hearing of August 9, 2001)

(Proposed for Continuance to October 11, 2001)

7. 2001.0552C (SIROIS: 558-6313)

4610 Mission Street - north side of Mission Street, between San Juan Avenue and Norton Street, Lot 003 Assessor’s Block 3206 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization to install a wireless telecommunications facility pursuant to Planning Code Section 712.83, which includes the installation of eight panel antennas, one GPS antenna and associated equipment cabinets in an NC-3 (Moderate-Scale Neighborhood Commercial) District and a 65-A Height and Bulk District. The subject site is a Preference Location 4.

Preliminary Recommendation: Pending

(Continued from Regular Meeting of August 16, 2001)

(Proposed for Continuance to October 11, 2001)

8. 2000.1217C (DiBARTOLO: 558-6291)

1100-1126 Polk Street (AKA: 1092 Post Street) - northeast corner of Post and Polk Streets; Lot 12 in Assessor’s Block 692 - Request for Conditional Use authorization to allow amplified live and recorded music (defined as "Other Entertainment" by Planning Code Section 790.38) in an existing bar, d.b.a. The Lush Lounge, as required by Planning Code Section 723.48 in the Polk Street Neighborhood Commercial Zoning District and a 130-E Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

(Continued from Regular Meeting of August 16, 2001)

(Proposed for Continuance to October 11, 2001)

B. COMMISSIONERS' QUESTIONS AND MATTERS

9. Consideration of Adoption - draft minutes of July 19, 2001.

10. Commission Matters

C. DIRECTOR'S REPORT

11. Director's Announcements

12. Review of Past Week's Events at the Board of Supervisors and Board of Appeals

13. 2308 FUNSTON AVENUE - east side, north of Taraval Street, Assessor’s Block 2341, lot 39 – Requesting direction to staff regarding enforcement of conditions of approval of Planning Commission Motion No.11613 (Case No. 88-618S), which approved a General Plan referral for a two-lot subdivision with a condition requiring preservation of all on-site trees, in a RH-1(D) Residential, House, One-Family Detached) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Concur with arborist recommendation

D.                  CONSENT CALENDAR

14. 2001.0371Q (MASSEHIAN: 558-6363)

2134 GREEN STREET - north side between Fillmore and Webster Streets, Lot 6 in Assessor’s Block 0540 – Request approval of a six-unit residential condominium conversion subdivision in an RM-1 (Residential, Mixed) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District. The proposal is to change the existing building to a condominium form of ownership and does not involve expansion, alteration, or demolition of the existing building.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

E.                  REGULAR CALENDAR

15. 2000.541E (KUGLER: 558-5983)

350 Bush Street - Office Development - Certification of the Final Environmental Impact Report prepared for a proposed office project on Assessor's Block 269, Lots 2, 2a, 3, 22, 24, 25, 26, the approximate middle third of the block between Bush, Pine, Kearny and Montgomery Streets. The proposed project which would have frontages on both Bush and Pine Streets would be a 250-foot-high (19 stories), 400,000 square foot (sq.ft.) office building that would incorporate the historical San Francisco Mining Exchange Building (San Francisco Landmark No.113). The proposed office tower would be set back from the Bush Street façade of the Mining Exchange Building. The project as proposed would contain 360,000 sq.ft. of office use, 7,270 sq.ft. of retail use and 32,730 sq.ft. of parking as 100 subsurface parking spaces. Four existing buildings (465-469 Pine St., 451-453 Pine St., 447 Pine St., and 441-443 Pine St.) would be demolished. The project site is located in the Financial District of downtown San Francisco in the C-3-O Zoning District and a 250-S Height and Bulk District.

Please Note: The public hearing on the Draft EIR is closed. The public comment period for the Draft EIR ended on July 5, 2001. The Planning Commission does not conduct public review of Final EIRs. Public comments on the certification only may be presented to the Planning Commission.

Preliminary Recommendation: Certify EIR.

16 2000.541EAHTKBCX (NIKITAS: 558-6306)

350 BUSH STREET – Office Development Determination of compliance with Section 295 of the Planning Code restricting shadow on land under the jurisdiction of the Recreation and Park Department. A proposed office project on Assessor’s Block 269, Lots 2, 2a, 3, 22, 24, 25, 26, the approximate middle third of the block between Bush, Pine, Kearny and Montgomery Streets, would cast shadow on St. Mary’s Square, a protected property. The proposed project would be a 250-foot-high (19 stories), 400,000 square foot (sq.ft.) office building that would incorporate the historical San Francisco Mining Exchange Building (San Francisco Landmark No.113). The project sponsors propose to convey space on the roof of the building at 500 Pine St, contiguous to and at the elevation of the Square, to be developed as park land, to the City, increasing the area of and sunlight available to the enlarged St. Mary’s Square. The project site is located in the Financial District, in the C-3-O Zoning District and a 250-S Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Find that the project complies with Section 295, contingent on acceptance by the City of an agreement to design, develop and convey the land at the roof of 500 Pine St.

17. 2000.961EZCKS (TURRELL: 558-5994)

1101 O'Farrell Street - Appeal of a Preliminary Negative Declaration. Assessor’s Block 713, Lot 33, and Block 720, Lots 28, 35, 36, and 38. The proposed project involves demolition of the existing 15,000-square-foot, three-story Urban Life Center building, which contains social service and office uses, and construction of a 308,395-square-foot, 240-foot-tall structure with 240 units of senior housing. Approximately 85 on-site below-ground parking spaces would be provided. The project also involves the seismic upgrade of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church and relocation of about 5,000 square feet of social services space from the Urban Life Center building to the adjacent Martin Luther Tower. The 80,400-square-foot site is located in an RM-4 (Residential, Mixed: High Density) Zoning District within the Western Addition neighborhood. Lots 28, 35, and 36 of Block 720 are within an 80-B Height and Bulk District; the remainder of the site is within a 240-E Height and Bulk District. The project would require approval of a lot subdivision and merger, a height reclassification, and Conditional Use authorization for a Planned Unit Development. The project would also require a Certificate of Appropriateness for seismic upgrade of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, City Landmark No. 41.

Preliminary Recommendation: Uphold Negative Declaration

(Continued from Regular Meeting of September 6, 2001)

18a. 2000.961EZCKS (WOODS: 558-6315)

1101 o'FARRELL Street - southwest corner of O’Farrell (a.k.a. Starr King Way) and Franklin Streets, Lot 33 in Assessor’s Block 713 and Lots 35 and 36 in Assessor’s Block 720 - Request to reclassify the existing Height and Bulk Districts of Lots 35 and 36 from 80-B to 240-G; and reclassify the existing Bulk District of Lot 33 from 240-E to 240-G in an RM-4 (Residential, Mixed, High Density) Zoning District. The existing Zoning District would not change. The reclassification is being sought to allow the development of a 240-unit senior housing facility (St. Mark’s Square).

Preliminary Recommendation: Adoption of the Draft Resolution for Reclassification

(Continued from Regular Meeting of September 6, 2001)

18b. 2000.961EZCKS (WOODS: 558-6315)

1101 o'FARRELL Street - southwest corner of O’Farrell (a.k.a. Starr King Way) and Franklin Streets, Lot 33 in Assessor’s Block 713, and Lots 35 and 36 in Assessor’s Block 720 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization under Sections 253, 303 and 304 of the Planning Code to permit a Planned Unit Development for the construction of a 23-story, 240-foot tall, 240-unit senior housing facility in an RM-4 (Residential, Mixed, High Density) Zoning District and a 240-G Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions

(Continued from Regular Meeting of September 6, 2001)

19a. 2000.1215BEKX (MILLER: 558-6344)

48 TEHAMA STREET - northwest side between First and Second Streets, Assessor's Block 3736, Lots 84 and 85, within a C‑3‑O(SD) (Downtown Office‑Special Development District) and a 200‑S Height and Bulk District ‑ Request for authorization of Office Space in excess of 25,000 square feet but less than 50,000 square feet under Section 321 of the Planning Code to permit construction of new office space, not to exceed 49,300 square feet under Section 321 of the Planning Code.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

(Continued from Regular Meeting of September 6, 2001)

19b. 2000.1215BEKX (MILLER: 558-6344)

48 TEHAMA STREET - northwest side between First and Second Streets, Assessor's Block 3736, Lots 84 and 85, within a C‑3‑O(SD) (Downtown Office‑Special Development District) and a 200‑S Height and Bulk District ‑ Request under Planning Code Section 309 for Determination of Compliance for a building exceeding 75 feet in height and for the granting of exceptions to the Planning Code requirements for (1) rear‑yard area (Section 134) and (2) ground‑level wind currents (Section 148), with respect to a proposal to construct a new building, approximately 194 feet in height (with an additional 21 feet of mechanical equipment for a total height of up to 216 feet), containing a total floor area of 67,750 gross square feet, with a gross floor area under Planning Code Section 102.9 of 59,750 gross square feet. The building would include up to 49,300 square feet of office space and up to 10,500 gross square feet of residential space divided into three dwelling units (on the top three floors). The project would provide approximately seven off‑street parking spaces.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

(Continued from Regular Meeting of September 6, 2001)

20. 2000.581C (SMITH: 558-6322)

455 & 457 BUENA VISTA AVENUE EAST - east side of the street between Upper Terrace and Park Hill Avenue, Lot 270 (formerly Lots 059 & 060) in Assessor’s Block 2607- Request for Conditional Use Authorization for dwelling unit density at a density ratio of one dwelling unit per 1,000 square feet of lot area per Planning Code Section 209.1(h) to construct one four unit building in a RH-3 (Residential, House, Three-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

(Continued from Regular Meeting of August 16, 2001)

Note: On August 16, 2001, the Commission continued this matter to September 13, 2001 in order to request the attendance of a DBI representative and the engineer who prepared the demolition report by a vote +6 –0. Public hearing remained open. Commissioner Theoharis was absent

21. 2001.0278C (BRESSANUTTI: 575-6892)

23-25 BARTLETT STREET - east side between 21st Street and 22nd Street, Lot 60 in Assessor's Block 3616 - Request for Conditional Use authorization to build a new five-story, approximately 49-foot-tall, three-unit residential building on an existing vacant lot, with three parking spaces at the ground floor, a two-bedroom unit on each of the second and third floors, and a three-bedroom unit on the fourth and fifth floors, requiring Conditional Use for a building exceeding a height of 40 feet in an R District per Section 253, and for new market rate housing per the Mission District Interim Zoning Controls, in an RH-3 (Residential, House, Three-Family) District and a 50-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with modifications

F. DISCRETIONARY REVIEW HEARING

At Approximately 4:30 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 2 minutes for a rebuttal. Those cases that are scheduled on this calendar prior to 4:30 PM, but have not been called or heard by 4:30 PM, could be continued to a later time or date as determined by the Commission.

22. 2001.0123DD (CABREROS: 558-6169)

2252 BEACH STREET - north side between Baker and Broderick Streets, Lot 009C in Assessor’s Block 0915 - Requests for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2000/10/20/3640 proposing to add a full third story (approximately 2,000 square feet), a three-story rear addition extending to the required rear yard line, and a one-story extension with deck above projecting into the rear yard as a permitted obstruction to an existing one-story over garage, single-family residence in an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Take Discretionary Review and approve the plans with modifications.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of September 6, 2001)

23. 2001.0705DD (NIKITAS: 558-6306)

2258 BEACH STREET - north side between Baker and Broderick Streets, Lot 009D in Assessor’s Block 0915 - Requests for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2000/04/25/8211, proposing to add a prefabricated solarium ("greenhouse") on a second-story rear deck. The existing building is two-story over garage and rooms down, single-family residence 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 plans as submitted.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of September 6, 2001)

24 2001.0525DDD (SIROIS: 558-6313)

1489--5th Avenue- west side of 5th Avenue, between Kirkham Street and Judah Street, Lot 022, Assessor’s Block 1848 - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Applications 2001/02/23/2854 and 2001/02/23/2857 proposing the demolition of a single-family dwelling, and construction of a two-unit residential building in an RH-2 (Residential, Two Family House) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Take Discretionary Review and approve project with conditions.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of August 16, 2001)

25. 2001.0766D (MARTIN: 558-6616)

426 Brannan StREET - north side between 3rd and 4th Streets, Lot 015 in Assessor’s Block 3776 - Mandatory Discretionary Review for a full-service restaurant (Brickhouse Cafe) to serve alcohol per Resolution No. 14844 (South End Districts --Ballpark Area Permanent Controls Discretionary Review Policy) within the SLI (Service/Light Industrial) District/Ballpark Special Use District and 50-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Do not take Discretionary Review and approve the Brickhouse Cafe’s application for an Alcoholic Beverage License Type 41 (on-sale beer and wine).

26. 2001.0709D (PURVIS: 558--6354)

245 CONNECTICUT STREET - east side between 18th and Mariposa Streets; Lot 24 in Assessor’s Block 4003. Mandatory Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2001/04/25/7660 to merge two dwelling units into one within an RH-3 (Residential, House, Three-Family) Zoning District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Do not take Discretionary Review and approve the merger.

27. 2001.0594DD (SIDER: 558-6697) 1009 GUERRERO STREET - east side between 22nd and Alvarado Streets, Lot 019 in Assessor’s Block 3633 - Requests for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application Number 2001.03.29.5536 to change the legal use of ground level commercial space from  Retail Sales and Services' (Planning Code Section 710.40) to  Full Service Restaurant' (Planning Code Section 710.42) in an NC-1 (Neighborhood Commercial Cluster) District with a 40-X Height and Bulk designation. No physical modifications are proposed under this permit application. One request for Discretionary Review has been initiated by a member of the public and the other is a mandatory Discretionary Review for a change of use within the Mission District, pursuant to Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 518-01.

Preliminary Recommendation: Take Discretionary Review by approving the project as proposed and recording a Notice of Special Restrictions on the property.

28. 2001.0596DDDDD (CABREROS: 558-6169)

760 EL CAMINO DEL MAR - north side between Lake Street and 30th Avenue, Lot 2C in Assessor’s Block 1307. Requests for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application Nos. 2000/1130/6911 and 2000/1130/6904 proposing to demolish an existing single-family house and construct a new 12,032 square-foot single-family house. The new house is proposed to be two stories in height (26’-6" from grade to top of parapet) at its street frontage with two additional below-grade levels exposed at the rear of the house on a down sloping lot. The project site is within an RH-1(D) (Residential, House, One-Family, Detached) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Take Discretionary Review and approve the project with modifications.

29. 2001.0729D (M. SNYDER: 558-6891)

112 LIBERTY STREET - between Dolores and Guerrero Streets, Lot 043 in Assessor’s Block 3607 – Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application Number 2001/03023336 proposing to construct a three-story addition at the rear of the house, raise the house by 18 inches, and make other minor modifications in an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) District, a 40-X Height and Bulk District, and the Liberty Hill Historic District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Do not take Discretionary Review

30. 2001.0712D (VOLLMANN: 558-6405)

1080-1082 FILBERT STREET - north side between Jones and Leavenworth Streets, Lot 018 in Assessor’s Block 0093. The proposal is to merge a two unit building into a single-family home. This building permit application (No. 2001/07/09/3150) is subject to a Staff-Initiated Discretionary Review action for Dwelling Unit Merger per Commission Resolution No. 16078. The subject property is located in an RM-1 (Residential, Mixed, Low Density) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District

Preliminary Recommendation: Do not take Discretionary Review and approve the building permit as submitted.

F. 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:


The Planning Department

City and County of San Francisco
1660 Mission Street, Suite 500
San Francisco, CA 94103-2414

 

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