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City and County of San Francisco
June 12, 2003

SAN FRANCISCO
PLANNING COMMISSION

Notice of Meeting
&
Calendar

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

Thursday, June 12, 2003
1:30 PM

Regular Meeting

President: Shelley Bradford Bell
Vice-President: Michael J. Antonini
Commissioners: Rev. Edgar E. Boyd; Lisa Feldstein;
Kevin Hughes; Sue Lee; William L. Lee

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.

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. 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.

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 impairrments 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 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.

1:30 PM _________

ROLL CALL: Commission President: Shelley Bradford Bell

      Commission Vice-President: Michael J. Antonini

      Commissioners: Rev. Edgar E. Boyd; Lisa Feldstein;

        Kevin Hughes; Sue Lee; William L. Lee

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. 2000.465M (T. OJEDA: (415) 558-6251)

      HOUSING ELEMENT OF THE GENERAL PLAN - Continued public hearing on the proposed update and amendments to the General Plan put forth in the Housing Element Final Draft for Public Review released February 10, 2003. Proposed revisions will update and amend the Residence Element adopted in 1990 and include an assessment of housing needs, new policies to increase housing production such as higher residential densities along appropriate transit corridors and downtown neighborhoods; encouragement of housing development in neighborhood commercial districts; reconsideration of residential parking requirements; and policies supporting construction of new family housing. The Housing Element Final Draft for Public Review incorporated modifications based on comments and other feedback received by the Planning Department on the first draft published in August 2002.

      Preliminary Recommendation: No Action Requested.

      NOTE: Public hearing to receive comments limited to the date, time and place of the next public hearing on this item, at which hearing, comments on the Housing Element Final Draft for Public Review will be heard again.

          (First Public hearing held on May 1, 2003; continued to second public hearing held on

          June 5, 2003.)

      2. 2002.1268D (G. NELSON: (415) 558-6257)

          527 23rd AVENUE - west side between Anza and Balboa Streets; Lot 007 in Assessor's Block 1566 - request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2002.09.05.5649, proposing to construct a two-story horizontal addition at the rear of the single-family dwelling, a new third floor and a partial fourth floor in an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District. The proposal would create a second dwelling unit and a second off-street parking space.

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

          (proposed for continuance to July 10, 2003)

      3a. 2002.1258DD (G. NELSON: (415) 558-6257)

          1708 ANZA STREET - east side between Geary Boulevard and Anza Street, Lot 030 in Assessor's Block 1534 - Request for Discretionary Review and Mandatory Discretionary Review, under the Planning Commission's policy requiring review of residential demolitions, of Demolition Permit Application 2002.05.01.4436, proposing to demolish a one-story, single-family residence in an RM-1 (Residential, Mixed, Low Density) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District. There are two single-family dwellings on the lot proposed to be demolished. The building proposed to be demolished under Demolition Permit Application 2002.05.01.4436 is located at the front of the lot. The replacement project proposes the construction of a four-story, three-unit building on the lot.

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

          (proposed for continuance to July 10, 2003)

      3b. 2002.1259DD (G. NELSON: (415) 558-6257)

          1708 ANZA STREET - east side between Geary Boulevard and Anza Street, Lot 030 in Assessor's Block 1534 - Request for Discretionary Review and Mandatory Discretionary Review, under the Planning Commission's policy requiring review of residential demolitions, of Demolition Permit Application 2002.05.01.5442, proposing to demolish a two-story, single-family residence in an RM-1 (Residential, Mixed, Low Density) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District. There are two single-family dwellings on the lot proposed to be demolished. The building proposed to be demolished under Demolition Permit Application 2002.05.01.5442 is located at the rear of the lot. The replacement project proposes the construction of a four-story, three-unit building.

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

          (proposed for continuance to July 10, 2003)

    4. 2002.0913C (G. NELSON: (415) 558-6257)

          2001 UNION STREET, southwest corner at the intersection of Union and Buchanan Streets; Lot 024 in Assessor's Block 0541: Request for Conditional Use authorization pursuant to Section 725.83, of the Planning Code to install six (6) cellular antennas and five (5) related equipment cabinets on the roof of the Union Street Plaza Building, within the Union Street Neighborhood Commercial District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District as part of Sprint PCS' wireless network. The proposed antennas would be flush mounted to an existing rooftop penthouse, and the related equipment would be housed in a new mechanical penthouse that would be partially visible from the street below. Per the City & County of San Francisco's Wireless Telecommunications Services (WTS) Facilities Siting Guidelines the proposal is a Preferred Location Preference 2 (co-location) as there are two other cellular installations at this site.

      Preliminary Recommendation: Pending

      Proposed for indefinite continuance

B. COMMISSIONERS' QUESTIONS AND MATTERS

      5. Commission Comments/Questions

C. DIRECTOR'S REPORT

      6. Director's Announcements

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

              (M. CHION: (415) 558-6314)

      8. Eastern Neighborhoods Community Planning Process Update.

D. REGULAR CALENDAR

      9. 2002.0497E (R. AHMADI: (415) 558-5966)

          2026 LOMBARD STREET - Hearing on the Appeal of a Preliminary Mitigated Negative Declaration. The proposed project includes the construction of a four-story, 40-foot high, 97-room tourist hotel containing approximately 49,000 sq. ft. of hotel area and the demolition of the existing two-story, 30-room tourist hotel/motel of approximately 8,630 gross square feet (sq. ft.). The 13,613 square-foot lot is located on the north side of Lombard Street between Fillmore and Webster Streets (Assessor's Block 0492, Lot 25) in the Marina District of San Francisco. Vehicular and pedestrian access to the project would be from Lombard Street. The existing hotel/motel is currently operating, and is a legal non-conforming use as it was constructed in 1955, prior to neighborhood commercial zoning controls. The project site is in an NC-3 (Moderate-Scale Neighborhood Commercial) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District. The proposed project would be required to get Conditional Use Authorization for the hotel use from the Planning Commission under Sections 712.55, 712.11 and 712.21 of the Planning Code.

          (Continued from Regular Meeting of May 8, 2003)

      10. 2002.0497C (G.NELSON: (415) 558-6257)

          2026 LOMBARD STREET - north side of Lombard Street between Fillmore and Webster Streets, Lot 025 in Assessor's Block 0492 - Request for conditional use authorization pursuant to Sections 712.55, 712.11 and 712.21 of the Planning Code to construct a four-story, 40-foot high, 97-room tourist hotel containing approximately 49,000 sq. ft. of hotel area and 78 off-street parking spaces on an approximately 13,613 square-foot lot within an NC-3 (Moderate-Scale Neighborhood Commercial) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District, in the Marina District of San Francisco. Vehicular and pedestrian access to the project would be from Lombard Street. The proposal is also to demolish an existing two-story, 30-room tourist hotel/motel of approximately 8,630 gross square feet.

          Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions.

      11a. 2003.0028XCV (A. LIGHT: (415) 558-6254)

          150 POWELL STREET - southeast corner of Powell Street and O'Farrell Street, Lot 22 in Assessor's Block 0327 - A request for Determination of Compliance under Section 309 of the Planning Code for two alternate, mutually exclusive uses, both of which would demolish three un-rated buildings located on the project site, construct an addition connected to the east side of the existing 150 Powell Street building, and renovate that existing building, rated as Category IV under the Planning Code. The proposed addition and renovated 150 Powell Street building would have four stories, approximately 65 feet tall, and would include retail space, and an approximately 3,600 gross square foot landscaped courtyard and lobby on the first floor. Both alternatives require a determination of compliance with the Planning Code pursuant to Section 309, with an exception to loading requirements. No parking would be provided as part of the Project. The subject site is within a C-3-R (Downtown Retail) District, an 80-130-F Height and Bulk District, and the Kearny-Market-Mason-Sutter Conservation District. Option (1) would provide ground floor, basement, and mezzanine retail, with the upper three stories used for up to 50 dwelling units, all uses permitted as of right. This alternative requires an additional exception under Section 309 (rear yard), and also must obtain variances from residential parking (13 spaces), dwelling unit exposure, and open space requirements, at a concurrent hearing before the Zoning Administrator. Option (2) would provide ground floor and mezzanine retail, with the upper three stories used for up to 50 units of time share condominiums, categorized as a "hotel" use under the Planning Code and requiring a Conditional Use authorization. The basement would be used as accessory spa and gymnasium space for the time-share residents. This alternative has no parking requirements.

          Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions of both Options 1 and 2.

          (Continued from Regular Meeting of May 8, 2003)

      11b. 2003.0028XCV (A. LIGHT: (415) 558-6254)

          150 POWELL STREET - southeast corner of Powell Street and O'Farrell Street, Lot 22 in Assessor's Block 0327 - A request for a Conditional Use Authorization to allow up to 50 units of timeshare use (classified as a hotel) under Sections 216(b)(i) and 303 of the Planning Code. The proposed project would demolish three unrated buildings located on the project site, construct an addition connected to the east side of the existing 150 Powell Street building, and renovate that existing building, rated as Category IV under the Planning Code. The proposed addition and renovated 150 Powell Street building would have four stories, approximately 65 feet tall, and would include retail space, and an approximately 3,600 gross square foot landscaped courtyard and lobby on the first floor. No parking or off-street loading would be provided as part of the Project. The project would provide ground floor and mezzanine retail, with the upper three stories used for the 50 units of time share units. The basement would be used as accessory spa and gymnasium space for the timeshare residents. The subject site is within a C-3-R (Downtown Retail) District, an 80-130-F Height and Bulk District, and the Kearny-Market-Mason-Sutter Conservation District.

          Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

          (Continued from Regular Meeting of May 8, 2003)

      11c. 2003.0028XCV (A. LIGHT: (415) 558-6254)

          150 POWELL STREET - southeast corner of Powell Street and O'Farrell Street, Lot 22 in Assessor's Block 0327 - A request for variances from (1) residential parking requirements (a 13 space parking variance); (2) residential open space requirements (a proposed courtyard that provides the required square footage does not meet the light and air standards for common residential open space); and (3) dwelling unit exposure requirements. The proposed project would create up to 50 dwelling units by demolishing three unrated buildings located on the project site, constructing an addition connected to the east side of the existing 150 Powell Street building, and renovating that existing building, rated as Category IV under Article 11 of the Planning Code. The proposed addition and renovated 150 Powell Street building would have four stories, approximately 65 feet tall, and would include retail space, and an approximately 3,600 gross square foot landscaped courtyard and lobby on the first floor. No parking would be provided as part of the Project. The project would provide ground floor, basement, and mezzanine retail, with the upper three stories used for up to 50 dwelling units, all uses permitted as of right. The subject site is within a C-3-R (Downtown Retail) District, an 80-130-F Height and Bulk District, and the Kearny-Market-Mason-Sutter Conservation District.

          (Continued from Regular Meeting of May 8, 2003)

      12. 2000.778C (D. SIDER: (415) 558-6697)

          1414 VALENCIA STREET (a.k.a. 1416 VALENCIA STREET - being a through lot to Poplar Alley, between 25th and 26th Streets; Lot 004 in Assessor's Block 6531 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization to allow [1] the expansion of a non-residential use size in excess of 2,999 square feet pursuant to Planning Code Sections 121.2, 726.21, and 790.130, and in excess of 2,000 square feet pursuant to Board of Supervisors Resolution Number 500-02 (Mission District Interim Controls) and [2] the establishment of an `other institutions, large' use on a second floor pursuant to Planning Code Sections 726.81 and 790.50(d). The proposal is to expand an existing church ("Tabernacle of Faith Missionary Baptist Church") by approximately 1,800 square feet on the ground and second stories.The property is within the Valencia Street Neighborhood Commercial Zoning District, a 50-X Height and Bulk District, and the Valencia Street sub-area of the Mission District Interim Controls.

          Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions.

      13. 2002.0477C (J. PURVIS: (415) 558-6354)

          351-363 SHOTWELL STREET - east side between 17th and 18th Streets; Lot 067 and 113 in Assessor's Block 3574 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization to: 1) allow a nonconforming use under Planning Code Section 185(e) to change from a light industrial use to a non-profit arts activity known as Oberlin Dance Collective/San Francisco; and, 2) to allow the replacement of a production-distribution-repair (PDR) use with a non-PDR use under the Mission District Interim Controls (MDIC). The site is within an RH-3 (Residential, House, Three-Family) Use District, a 40-X Height and Bulk District, and within the MDIC Area.

          Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

      14. 2003.0166C (J. PURVIS: (415) 558-6354)

          2068-2070 MISSION STREET - west side between 16th and 17th Streets; Lot 013 in Assessor's Block 3569 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization under Planning Code Sections 712.54 and 790.60, to establish a massage use as part of a personal service use on the second floor of a two-story building, within an NC-3 (Moderate-Scale Neighborhood Commercial) Use District, a 80-B Height and Bulk District, and within the Mission District Interim Controls Area.

          Preliminary Recommendation: Disapproval

E. DISCRETIONARY REVIEW HEARING

    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 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.

      15. 2003.0398D (M. SMITH: (415) 558-6322)

          4386 26TH STREET - north side of the street between Douglass and Diamond Streets, Lot 018 in Assessor's Block 6556 - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2002.11.12.1134, proposing to construct a one-story vertical addition on a single-family dwelling, located in a RH-1 (Residential, House, One-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

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

      16a. 2002.1171DV (M. WOODS: (415) 558-6315)

          2312 WEBSTER STREET - east side between Washington and Jackson Streets; Lot 22 in Assessor's Block 604 - Mandatory Discretionary Review, under the Planning Commission's policy requiring review of all dwelling unit mergers, of Building Permit Application No. 2002.09.04.5572S, proposing to reconfigure the existing two-unit building to a single-family configuration with a new small auxiliary unit at the garage level in an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) District and 40-X Height and Bulk District.

          Preliminary Recommendation: Take Discretionary Review and disapprove the proposed reconfiguration of units.

          (Continued from Regular Meeting of May 22, 2003)

      16b. 2002.1171DV (M. WOODS: (4150 558-6315)

          2312 WEBSTER STREET - east side between Washington and Jackson Streets; Lot 22 in Assessor's Block 604 - Rear yard and non-complying structure Variances sought: Approximately fifty percent of the rear building wall of the lower two floors of the existing three-story over garage, two-unit building is within one foot of the rear lot line and the existing rear exit stairs are less than two feet from the rear lot line, thus making the building non-complying. The proposal is (1) to expand the garage level such that the entire garage level is within one foot of the rear lot line; (2) to rebuild the rear exit stairs in the southeast corner with one-hour fire rated walls up to the third floor level; and (3) to construct a new fire escape stairs in the northeast corner with one-hour fire rated walls at the fourth floor level. The subject property is within an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) District and 40-X Height and Bulk District.

          (Continued from Regular Meeting of May 22, 2003)

      17a. 2002.0933DV (B. FU: (415) 558-6613)

          891 CAROLINA STREET - east side, between 20th Street and 22nd Street; Lot 027 in Assessor's Block 4097 - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2002.05.08.6090 proposing to construct a new two-story vertical and horizontal addition to the existing single-story over garage building with an attic level. The project proposes an increase from one to two dwelling units. The project is in an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) District with a 40-X Height and Bulk Designation. The proposal also requires a front setback Variance for the second story, which will be considered by the Zoning Administrator.

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

          (Continued from Regular Meeting of May 15, 2003)

          NOTE: On March 20, 2003, following public testimony, the Commission closed the public hearing and continued this item to April 3, 2003 by a vote of +4-1 (Commissioner Feldstein voted No; Commissioners Boyd and Hughes were absent). Both Discretionary Review requestor and Project Sponsor were asked to explore possible alternatives to the plans. Public Hearing remains open to any new material presented.

      17b. 2002.0933DV (B. FU: (415) 558-6613)

          891 CAROLINA STREET - east side, between 20th Street and 22nd Street; Lot 027 in Assessor's Block 4097 - Request for a front setback Variance for the construction of a new second story in an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) District with a 40-X Height and Bulk Designation. The project proposes an increase from one to two dwelling units.

          (Continued from Regular Meeting of May 15, 2003)

          NOTE: On March 20, 2003, the Acting Zoning Administrator continued this item to April 3, 2003. On April 3, 2003, the Zoning Administrator continued this item to April 24, 2003. On April 24, 2003, the matter was continued to May 15, 2003)

      18. 2003.0393DD (G. CABREROS: (415) 558-6169)

          1336 18TH AVENUE - east side between Irving and Judah Streets, Lot 004H in Assessor's Block 1772 - Requests for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2002.12.18.3787 proposing to add a new third floor and a partial fourth floor to a two-story single-family residence in an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District. The project also proposes to add a second dwelling unit and a second parking space.

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

      19. 2003.0044D (G. CABREROS: (415) 558-6169)

          458 - 11th AVENUE - east side between Geary Boulevard and Anza Street, Lot 030 in Assessor's Block 1534 - Mandatory Discretionary Review, under the Planning Commission's policy requiring review of residential demolitions, of Building Permit Application 2001.09.17.8447, proposing to demolish a two-story, two-unit residence in an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District. The replacement project proposes new construction of a four-story, two-unit building.

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

          NOTE: On April 3, 2003, following public testimony, the Commission closed public hearing and continued the matter to May 8, 2003, instructing the project sponsor to provide supporting information on the soundness report. Public hearing remains open on any new information provided.

          (Continued from Regular Meeting of May 22, 2003)

      20. 2002.0902D (K. McGEE: (415) 558-6367)

          843 SAN JOSE AVENUE - east side between Kingston and Brooke Streets; Lot 35 in Assessor's Block 6660 - Mandatory Discretionary Review, under the Planning Commission's policy requiring review of all residential demolitions, of Building Permit Application No. 2002.07.25.2294, proposing to demolish the existing one-unit building in an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) District and 40-X Height and Bulk District.

          Recommendation: Do not take Discretionary Review and approve the proposal.

      21. 2003.0252D (K. McGEE: (415) 558-6367)

          2130 24th STREET - north side between Rhode Island and De Haro Streets; Lot 36 in Assessor's Block 4217 - Mandatory Discretionary Review, under the Planning Commission's policy requiring review of all residential demolitions, of Building Permit Application No. 2002.12.06.2942, proposing to demolish the existing one-unit building in an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) District and 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Recommendation: Do not take Discretionary Review and approve the proposal.

      22a. 2003.0346DV (D. DIBARTOLO: (415) 558-6291)

          701 LOMBARD STREET - bounded between Lombard and Mason Streets and Columbus Avenue, Lot 001 in Assessor's Block 0074 - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2001.12.20.5662S, a proposal to demolish a parking lot and to construct a new four-story, mixed-use building containing nine dwelling units, ground floor retail, and nine off-street parking spaces. The subject property is located in the North Beach Neighborhood Commercial District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

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

      22b. 2003.0346DV (D. DIBARTOLO: (415) 558-6291)

          701 LOMBARD STREET - usable open space variance sought. The proposed project is to demolish a parking lot and to construct a new four-story, mixed-use building containing nine dwelling units, ground floor retail, and nine off-street parking spaces. The subject property is located in the North Beach Neighborhood Commercial District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District. The Zoning Administrator will consider a request for a variance from requirements for usable open space.

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 ite8 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:

PLEASE NOTE:

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.

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