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Public Hearings 
 

November 17, 2005

November 17, 2005

SAN FRANCISCO

PLANNING COMMISSION

Notice of Meeting

&

Calendar

Commission Chambers - Room 400

City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

Thursday, November 17, 2005

1:30 PM

Regular Meeting

 

President: Sue Lee

Vice-President:  Dwight S. Alexander

                        Commissioners: Michael J. Antonini; Shelley Bradford Bell; Kevin Hughes;

William L. Lee; Christina Olague

 

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.

 

View the meeting online at:  http://www.sfgov.org/site/sfgtv_index.asp

Or

View the broadcast live, Thursdays on Cable Channel 78.

and

the re-broadcast on Fridays at 8:00 p.m., Cable Channel 26

 

THE AGENDA PACKET IS AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW AT THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT
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 Adele Destro, Interim Administrator, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 409, by phone at (415) 554-7724, by fax at (415) 554-7854 or by E-mail at sotf@sfgov.org.

 

Copies of the Sunshine Ordinance can be obtained from the Clerk of the Sunshine Task Force,  the San Francisco Library and on the City’s website at www.sfgov.org/bdsupvrs/sunshine..

 

COMMUNICATIONS

 

Note: Each item on the Consent or Regular calendar may include the following documents:

   1) Planning Department Case Executive Summary

   2) Planning Department Case Report

   3) Draft Motion or Resolution with Findings and/or Conditions

   4) Public Correspondence

These items will be available for review at the Planning Department, 1660 Mission St., 5th floor reception.

 

 

 

1:30 PM   _________

 

ROLL CALL:      Commission President:          Sue Lee 

                        Commission Vice-President:  Dwight S. Alexander

Commissioners:                      Michael J. Antonini; Shelley Bradford Bell; Kevin  Hughes;  William L. Lee; Christina Olague

 

  • 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.

 

            1a.        2005.0480CV                                                                         (J. PURVIS: (415) 558-6354)  

2814-2824 JENNINGS STREET - west side at Egbert Avenue, Lot 001 in Assessor’s Block 4912 - Request for Conditional Use authorization under Planning Code Sections 303 and 215(a) to allow conversion of approximately 4,000 gross square feet of commercial space into five dwelling units without access to parking or open space.  The site is within an M-1 (Light Industrial) Use District, a 40-X Height and Bulk District, the Restricted Light Industrial Special Use District, and an Industrial Protection Zone pursuant to Planning Commission Resolution No. 16202.

Preliminary Recommendation:

(Proposed for Continuance to December 15, 2005)

 

            1b.        2005.0480CV                                                                          (J. PURVIS: (415) 558-6354)

2814-2824 JENNINGS STREET - west side at Egbert Avenue, Lot 001 in Assessor’s Block 4912 - Request for Off-street Parking, Open Space and Rear Yard Variances under Section 305 to allow conversion of approximately 4,000 gross square feet of commercial space into five dwelling units without access to parking or open space.  The site is within an M-1 (Light Industrial) Use District, a 40-X Height and Bulk District, the Restricted Light Industrial Special Use District, and an Industrial Protection Zone pursuant to Planning Commission Resolution No. 16202.

(Proposed for Continuance to December 15, 2005)

 

            2.         2005.0481V                                                                        (J. PURVIS: (415) 558-6354)  

2826-2838 JENNINGS STREET - west side at Fitzgerald Avenue, Lot 002 in Assessor’s Block 4912 - Request for Off-street Parking, Open Space and Rear Yard Variances under Section 305 to allow conversion of approximately 1,200 gross square feet of commercial space to three new dwellings units without access to parking or open space.  The site is within an RM-1 (Residential, Mixed, Low Density) Use District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

(Proposed for Continuance to December 15, 2005)

 

3.         2004.0469C                                                                          (D. SIROIS: (415) 558-6313)

80 Digby Street (AKA John F. Shelley Fire Station #26) - north side, between Addison & Everson, Lots, 13, 14, 15 on Assessor’s Block 7540 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization under Planning Code Section 234.2 to mount three cellular panel antennas and associated equipment at the John F. Shelley Fire Station (Station #26) as part of wireless transmission network operated by Sprint PCS.  As per the City & County of San Francisco’s Wireless Transmission Services (WTS) Facilities Siting Guidelines the subject site is a Preference1 Location (Preferred Location – Publicly-Used Structure). A General Plan Referral is required for this proposal because it is located on City-owned property. A finding of consistency with the General Plan is necessary. The Project Site is located in a P (Public) District and in a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

            Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions.

            (Proposed for Continuance to January 12, 2006)

 

4.         2005.1270DDD                                                                   (M. SMITH: (415) 558-6332)

4231 & 4234 24TH STREET - south side between Diamond and Douglass Streets, Lot 044 in Assessor’s Block 6505 - Requests for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2004.07.19.9187, proposing to construct a one-story vertical addition on a nonconforming mixed-use building, located in a RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation:   Pending

            (Continued from Regular Meeting of October 20, 2005)

            (Proposed for Continuance to January 12, 2006)

                       

            5.         2002.1129E                                                                           (L. GIBSON:  (415) 558-5993)

San Francisco Marina Renovation Project - Public hearing on Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) -The proposed project is the renovation of the San Francisco Marina at 3950 Scott Street (Assessor’s Block 900, Lot 003). Water-side improvements would include installation and removal of breakwater structures; reconstruction of degraded rip-rap shoreline slopes; maintenance dredging; replacement and reconfiguration of the floating docks and slips; replacement of gangways and security gates; installation and refurbishment of oily water and sewage pumpout facilities; and upgrade of electrical, water, and lighting services on the docks.  Land-side improvements would include renovation of marina restroom, shower, and office buildings; conversion of the vacant former Navy Degaussing Station into office space; construction of a new 1,000-square-foot maintenance building; and restriping of existing parking lots. The project site is within a P (Public) Use District and an OS (Open Space) Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation:  No action required. Public hearing to receive comments only.

Note:  A public hearing on the Draft EIR was held on October 6, 2005.  An additional hearing on the Draft EIR has been calendared at the request of the Planning Commission.  The public review period has been extended to 5 p.m. on January 19, 2006.

            (Proposed for Continuance to January 12, 2006)

 

6.         2005.0750D                                                                           (I.WILSON (415) 558-6163)

672 ARGUELLO BLVD - east side between Edward and Turk Streets; Lot 022 in Assessor’s Block 1141 - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2005.02.14.5404, proposing to add two stories to the building; alter the façade; add 27’-6” to the rear of the existing single-family dwelling, located within an RM-2 (Residential, Mixed, Moderate Density) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

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

DISCRETIONARY REVIEW APPLICATION WITHDRAWN                                   

 

B.         COMMISSIONERS’ QUESTIONS AND MATTERS

 

7.         Commission Comments/Questions

 

C.         DIRECTOR’S REPORT

 

8.         Director’s Announcements

           

9.         Review of Past Week’s Events at the Board of Supervisors and Board of Appeals

 

D.         GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT – 15 MINUTES

 

At this time, members of the public may address the Commission on items of interest to the public that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Commission except agenda items.  With respect to agenda items, your opportunity to address the Commission will be afforded when the item is reached in the meeting.  Each member of the public may address the Commission for up to three minutes.

 

  • REGULAR CALENDAR 

 

10.                                                                                                                          (D.  SIDER: (415) 558-6697)

Review of proposed Board of Supervisors Ordinance [File Number 051637]:Amendments to Section 1332 of the Subdivision code which would require the Planning Commission to hold hearings to address General Plan consistency for all condominium conversion applications subject to the City’s condominium conversion lottery. Because this Draft Ordinance would not modify the Planning Code, it has not been referred to the Commission by the Board for formal review.  As such, this item is before the Commission only for information, comment, and possible advisory action

 

11.        2005.0881D                                                                               (i.WILSON (415) 558-6163

667 3RD AVENUE - west side between Balboa and Cabrillo Streets; Lot 017 in Assessor’s Block 1641 - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2005.03.07.6870, proposing to construct a three-story addition at the rear of the building and to add a second dwelling unit to the existing three-story single-family dwelling, located within an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

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

 

12.        2005.0902DD                                                                              (I.WILSON (415) 558-6163)

869 NORTH POINT STREET south side between Hyde and Larkin Streets; Lot 019B in Assessor’s Block 0026 – Staff-Initiated Request for Discretionary Review and Request for Discretionary Review from the Project Sponsor of Building Permit Application No. 2005.01.24.3842, proposing to construct a new three-story over basement plus mezzanine building with three dwelling units and three off-street parking spaces. It is Staff’s position that the proposed project is not consistent with the Residential Design Guidelines. The property is located within an RH-3 (Residential, House, Three-Family) District, the Northern Waterfront Special Use District 2, and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

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

 

            13a.      2004.1272DDV                                                                   (J. PURVIS: (415) 558-6354)

600 KANSAS STREET (AKA 2111 18TH STREET) - west side south of 18th Street; Lot 001 in Assessor’s Block 4029 - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2005.01.21.3730, proposing to convert the existing single-family dwelling at 600 Kansas Street into a two-family dwelling following the subdivision of an existing lot into two lots, with off-street parking provided on the newly created adjacent lot, subject to granting of a parking variance by the Zoning Administrator; in an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) Use District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Take discretionary review and approve the building permit as it has been revised.

                        (Continued from Regular Meeting of October 20, 2005)

            13b.      2004.1272DDV                                                                   (J. PURVIS: (415) 558-6354)

600 KANSAS STREET (AKA 2101-2103 18TH STREET) - west side south of 18th Street; Lot 001 in Assessor’s Block 4029 - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2005.01.21.3740, proposing to construct a new two-family dwelling on a newly created lot at the southwest corner of Kansas and 18th Streets following the subdivision of an existing lot into two lots; in an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) Use District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Take discretionary review and approve the building permit as it has been revised.

                        (Continued from Regular Meeting of October 20, 2005)

 

            13c.      2004.1272DDV                                                                    (J. PURVIS: (415) 558-6354)

600 KANSAS STREET (AKA 2111 18TH STREET) - west side south of 18th Street; Lot 001 in Assessor’s Block 4029 - Request for Parking Variance to subdivide a 5,000 square-foot lot into two lots, with an existing single-family dwelling on one 2,950 square-foot-lot fronting solely on 18th Street and a proposed new two-family dwelling to be built at the corner on a 2,050 square-foot lot.  Required off-street parking for both lots would be provided on the corner lot, requiring a parking variance; in an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) Use District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.  This item will be heard by the Zoning Administrator following Commission action, on the discretionary review items.

                        (Continued from Regular Meeting of October 20, 2005)

 

            13d.      2005.0237V                                                                         (J. PURVIS: (415) 558-6354)

600 KANSAS STREET (AKA 2101 -2103 18TH STREET) - west side south of 18th Street; Lot 001 in Assessor’s Block 4029 - Request for Front Setback and Rear Yard Variances to subdivide a 5,000 square-foot lot into two lots, with an existing single-family dwelling on one 2,950 square-foot-lot fronting solely on 18th Street and a proposed new two-family dwelling to be built at the corner on a 2,050 square-foot lot.  The new corner building would front on Kansas Street with no front setback and its rear yard would be in the form of an inner court, requiring both front setback and rear yard variances; in an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) Use District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.  This is a newly calendared item and will be heard by the Zoning Administrator following Commission action on the discretionary review items.

                       

14a.      2004.0980CV                                                                      (J. PURVIS: (415) 558-6354)

642 HARRISON STREET - north side at Hawthorne Street; Lot 008 in Assessor’s Block 3750 - Request for Conditional Use authorization under Planning Code Section 818.14 to convert an office building into a mixed-use building with 43 dwelling units over retail commercial space, with a two-story vertical addition.  A Rear Yard Modification is sought under Section 134(e) to provide rear yard open space on balconies and a roof deck.  The Zoning Administrator will hear the Rear Yard Modification immediately following the Planning Commission’s hearing on the Conditional Use.  The site is within the SSO (Service/Secondary Office) District, an 80-K Height and Bulk District, and is within the Housing/Mixed Use Overlay District of Resolution No. 16202.

Preliminary Recommendation:   Approval with Conditions.

 

                14b.        2004.0980CV                                                                      (J. PURVIS: (415) 558-6354)

642 HARRISON STREET - north side at Hawthorne Street; Lot 008 in Assessor’s Block 3750 - Request for Rear Yard Modification under Planning Code Section 134(e) to convert an office building into a mixed-use building with 43 dwelling units over retail commercial space, with a two-story vertical addition, and rear yard open space provided on balconies and a roof deck.  The site is within the SSO (Service/Secondary Office) District, an 80-K Height and Bulk District, and is within the Housing/Mixed Use Overlay District of Resolution No. 16202.

 

15.        2004.0984C                                                                           (S. VELLVE: (415) 558-5263)

2690-2696 GEARY BOULEVARD - northeast corner of Geary Boulevard and Emerson Street; Lot 004 in Assessor’s Block 1071 - Request for Conditional Use authorization pursuant to Sections 303 and 209.6 of the Planning Code to install a total of six (6) antennas and related equipment cabinets, on the existing 100-foot tall commercial structure (Public Storage Building) for AT&T’s wireless telecommunications network within an NC-3 (Moderate Scale Neighborhood Commercial) District and an 80-D Height and Bulk District. Per the City and 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.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

(Continued from Regular Meeting of November 3, 2005)

 

16.        2004.0546C                                                                                (B. Fu: (415) 558-6613)

680 Illinois Street - northwest corner of Illinois and 18th Streets, Lots 003 & 007 in Assessor's Block 3994 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization under Planning Code Sections 215, 303, and 304 to create a new Planned Unit Development (PUD) to allow the construction of up to 35 dwelling units, 7,000 square feet of commercial space, and 41 independently accessible off-street parking spaces within a M-2 (Heavy Industrial) District with a 50-X Height and Bulk designation, and in the Housing/Mixed Use Zone as designated by Planning Commission Resolution No. 16202.  Exceptions are requested from density, off-street parking, and permitted obstructions, as mandated by the Planning Code.

                        Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

(Continued from Regular Meeting of October 27, 2005)

 

17.        2005.0748C                                                                        (J. MILLER: (415) 558-63444)

1141 POLK STREET (a.k.a. 1145 Polk Street)  - west side between Hemlock and Sutter Streets, Lot 1 in Assessor's Block 691 - Request for Conditional Use authorization for addition of a “Bar”, serving beer and wine only, to an existing art gallery (“Space Gallery”) (Planning Code Section 723.41), in the Polk Street Neighborhood Commercial District and a 65-A Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

 

18.        2001.0636E                                                                    (N. TURRELL: (415) 558-5994)

Wharf J-10 Demolition and Improvements - 2936 Hyde Street  - Public Hearing on Draft Environmental Impact Report:  The proposed project is the demolition of an existing vacant fish processing building and wharf, located on the Fisherman’s Wharf waterfront between Hyde and Leavenworth Streets, to abate an existing public health and safety hazard caused by the deteriorated condition of the structure and its potential for collapse. Following demolition, the Port of San Francisco would install guardrails and new riprap (rock to protect the shoreline). Existing Port tenants of Wharf J‑10 could pursue reuse of the site, including a new fish processing building for use by F. Alioto Fish Company; an outdoor platform for use by California Shellfish Company; and possible Port-sponsored improvements that might include a public fish receiving dock at the east end or west end of Wharf J‑10, a second new building for use by the fishing industry, and/or a new floating boat repair dock at Wharf J-10 or at the foot of Leavenworth Street.  The project site is within a C-2 (Community Business) Zoning District, Waterfront Special Use District No. 1, and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

                        Preliminary Recommendation:  No Action Required.  Public hearing to receive comments only.

Note:  Written comments will be received at the Planning Department until 5:00 p.m., on November 29, 2005.

                    

19.        2005.0796T                                                                         (J. SWITZKY: (415) 575-6815)

c-3 District Parking Control Modifications- Consideration of an Ordinance amending San Francisco Planning Code by amending Section 151, 151.1, 154, 155, 155.5, 166 and 167 to modify controls in C-3 Zoning Districts regarding required and permitted off-street parking and loading, design of access to off-street parking and loading, bicycle parking, car sharing, separating parking costs from housing costs and adopting environmental findings and making findings of consistency with the priority policies of Planning Code Section 101.1 and the General Plan.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Modifications.

            (Continued from Regular Meeting of November 3, 2005)

 

20.        2002.0805U                                    (J. SWITZKY:575-6815 / D. ALUMBAUGH 558-6601)

DELEGATION AGREEMENT WITH THE SAN FRANCISCO REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY FOR THE MID-MARKET REDEVELOPMENT AREA - Consideration of a motion to authorize the Director of Planning to enter into an agreement with the Redevelopment Agency establishing delegation of authority between the two agencies regarding regulation of land use and permitting within the Mid-Market Redevelopment Area.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval.

 

21.          2004.1043U                                                                                           (J. Switzky: (415) 575-6815)

Delegation Agreement with the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency for the South of Market Redevelopment Area - Consideration of a motion to authorize the Director of Planning to enter into an agreement with the Redevelopment Agency establishing delegation of authority between the two agencies regarding regulation of land use and permitting within the South of Market Redevelopment Area.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

 

            22.                                                             (J. JARAMILLO/ J. RUBIN:  (415) 558-6818)/558-6310) 

BACKGROUND AND PROPOSAL FOR REZONING IN THE EASTERN NEIGHBORHOOD - Informational presentation will include an update on the status of the Eastern Neighborhoods planning effort and an overview of staff’s proposed permanent controls.  The Eastern Neighborhoods rezoning includes Showplace Square, Mission, Potrero Hill, Central Waterfront, Bayview, and parts of South of Market.

Preliminary Recommendation:  Informational Presentation, No action Requested

(Continued from Regular Meeting of November 10, 2005)               

 

23.        2005.0028R                                                                (C. RIVASPLATA (415) 558-6255)

624 LAGUNA STREET - east side of Laguna Street at Ivy Street; Lot 035 in Assessor’s Block 807 - Request for a General Plan Referral to consider a staff finding made on February 2005 that the proposed major encroachment to install and operate a new sub-sidewalk elevator in the Laguna Street public right-of-way fronting the subject property at 624 Laguna Street, is not in conformity with the General Plan, pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section 4.105 and San Francisco Administrative Code Section 2A.53. 

Preliminary Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution finding the proposal not in conformity with the General Plan. 

 

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:

 

 

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