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January 17, 2008

January 17, 2008

SAN FRANCISCO

PLANNING COMMISSION

Notice of Meeting

&

Calendar

Commission Chambers - Room 400

City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

Thursday, January 17, 2008

1:30 PM

Regular Meeting

President: Dwight S. Alexander

Vice-President: Christina R. Olague

Commissioners: Michael J. Antonini; M. Sue Lee; William L. Lee; Kathrin Moore;

Hisashi Sugaya

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

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

THE AGENDA PACKET IS AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW AT THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT
1650 MISSION STREET, 4TH 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 1650 Mission Street, 4th 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, 1650 Mission Street, Suite 400, 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 FranciscoLobbyist 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 impairments 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, 1650 Mission St., 4th floor reception.

1:30 PM _________

ROLL CALL: Commission President: Dwight S. Alexander

Commission Vice-President: Christina R. Olague

Commissioners: Michael J. Antonini; M. Sue Lee; William L. Lee;

Kathrin Moore; Hisashi Sugaya

  • 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. ELECTION OF OFFICERS: In accordance with the Rules and Regulations of the San Francisco Planning Commission, the President and Vice President of the Commission shall be elected at the first Regular Meeting of the Commission held on or after the 15th day of January of each year, or at a subsequent meeting, the date which shall be fixed by the commission at the first Regular Meeting on or after the 15th day of January each year.

(Proposed for continuance to February 7, 2008)

2. 2004.0548E (J. BATTIS: (415) 575-9022)

1450 15th STREET - Lot 064 of Assessor's Block 3549, bounded by 14th Street, Folsom Street, 15th Street, and South Van Ness Avenue in the Inner Mission neighborhood. Appeal of Preliminary Mitigated Negative Declaration for demolition of the existing one-story, 20- to 26-foot-tall, approximately 8,226-square-foot (sf) industrial building, constructed in 1908, and the construction of a four-story over basement, approximately 43-foot-tall building. The proposed, approximately 32,300 gross-square-foot (gsf) building would include ten residential units on the second through fourth floors over approximately 7,100 sf of Production, Distribution, & Repair (PDR)/Business Service use on the ground and basement levels. The proposed basement level would contain a ten-space residential parking garage (about 5,600 sf) with ingress and egress from Shotwell Street. The proposed project would result in an approximately 24,000 gsf increase on the project site. The approximately 8,227-sf project site is within a Light Industrial (M-1) use district and within a 50-X height and bulk district.

Preliminary Recommendation: Uphold Preliminary Mitigated Negative Declaration

(Continued from Regular Meeting of November 8, 2007)

(Proposed for continuance to February 7, 2008)

3a. 2004.0548CVE (E. JACKSON: (415) 558-6363)

1450 15th Street - northwest corner of Shotwell and 15th Streets, Lot 064 in Assessor's Block 3549 - Request for Conditional Use (CU) Authorization pursuant to Planning Code Sections 215 and 303 to allow the demolition of an existing one-story industrial building and construction of a new four-story mixed-use building with 10 residential units over Production, Distribution, & Repair (PDR) uses on the ground and basement levels within an M-1 (Light Industrial) Zoning District with a 50-X Height and Bulk designation. This proposal also includes Variance requests for rear yard and parking. The Zoning Administrator will consider the variance application concurrently with the Planning Commission.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

(Proposed for Continuance to February 7, 2008)

3b. 2004.0548CVE (E. JACKSON: (415) 558-6363)

1450 15th Street - northwest corner of Shotwell and 15th Streets, Lot 064 in Assessor's Block 3549 - Request for Rear Yard and Parking Variances pursuant to Planning Code Section 134 and 151 for the construction of a new four-story mixed-use building with 10 residential units over Production, Distribution, & Repair (PDR) uses on the ground and basement levels within an M-1 (Light Industrial) Zoning District with a 50-X Height and Bulk designation.

(Proposed for Continuance to February 7, 2008)

4. 2007.1143C (E. OROPEZA: (415) 558-6381)

658-666 SHOTWELL STREET - west side between 20th and 21st Streets, Lot 062 in Assessor's Block 3611 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization pursuant to Planning Code Section 209.3(c), to add eight (8) new beds to the existing residential care facility for a total of 29 beds on-site, within the RH-3 (House, Three-Family) District and a 40-X height and bulk designation.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with recommendations

(Proposed for Continuance to February 14, 2008)

5. 2007.1326C (J. IONIN: (415) 558-6309)

2333 BUCHANAN STREET - (a.k.a. 2140 Webster St. and 2340 Clay St.), north side between Buchanan and Webster Streets, Assessor's Block 0613, Lot 029, Block 0628 Lot 013, and Block 0628 Lot 014 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization under Planning Code Sections 303 and 303.4(d)(5) for the California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) Pacific Campus to modify conditions of a previous PUD authorization for way finding signs that exceed the number and size of signs principally permitted by Section 606(b)(1) in an RM-2 (Residential, Mixed, Moderate Density) District and a 160-F Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

(Proposed for Continuance to April 17, 2008)

B. COMMISSIONERS' QUESTIONS AND MATTERS

Adoption of Commission Minutes- Charter Section 4.104 requires all commissioners to vote yes or no on all matters unless that commissioner is excused by a vote of the Commission. Commissioners may not be automatically excluded from a vote on the minutes because they did not attend the meeting.

6. Consideration of Adoption:

  • Draft Minutes of Regular Meeting of December 6, 2007.
  • Draft Minutes of Regular Meeting of December 13, 2007.
  • Draft Minutes of Regular Meeting of December 20, 2007.

7. Commission Comments/Questions

  • Inquiries/Announcements. Without discussion, at this time Commissioners may make announcements or inquiries of staff regarding various matters of interest to the Commissioner(s).
  • Future Meetings/Agendas. At this time, the Commission may discuss and take action to set the date of a Special Meeting and/or determine those items that could be placed on the agenda of the next meeting and other future meetings of the Planning Commission.

C. DIRECTOR'S REPORT

8. Director's Announcements

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

10. (K. AMDUR: (415) 558-6351)

555 MISSION Street - south side between 1st and 2nd Streets, Assessor's Block 3721, Lot No. 120. The subject property is within the C-3-O (Downtown, Office) District, 500-S and 550-S Height and Bulk Districts, and the Transbay Special Use District. Informational Presentation on the public art proposal for the office development project that is currently under construction on the project site. The office project was approved by the Commission in 2001, and consists of a 31- story building with approx. 550,000 sq.ft. of office space, below-grade parking and an 11,000 sq.ft. plaza.

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.

E. CONSENT CALENDAR

All matters listed hereunder constitute a Consent Calendar, are considered to be routine by the Planning Commission, and will be acted upon by a single roll call vote of the Commission. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a member of the Commission, the public, or staff so requests, in which event the matter shall be removed from the Consent Calendar and considered as a separate item at this or a future hearing.

11. 2007.1332A (S. MIDDLEBROOK: (415) 558-6372)

Dr. Carleton B. Goodlett Place(City Hall) - Assessor's Block 0787; Lot 001, on the block bounded by McAllister, Gove, and Polk Streets and Van Ness Avenue. The subject property is the Board of Supervisors' Chamber in City Hall, a contributing structure to the Civic Center Historic District, local San Francisco Landmark Number 21. The site is zoned P (Public) with an 80-X Height and Bulk limit. The proposal is a request for a Certificate of Appropriateness in order to make the president's dais and the clerk's desk in the Board of Supervisors' chamber accessible to persons with disabilities. The scope of work for the proposed project is limited to the president's dais and the clerk's desk within the Board of Supervisors' chamber in City Hall.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

  1. REGULAR CALENDAR

12. 2006.1525C (A. STARR: (415) 558-6362)

2829 CALIFORNIA STREET & 1933-1935 DIVISADERO STREET - southwest corner of California and Divisadero Streets, Lots 028 and 003, in Assessor's Block 1028 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization under Planning Code Sections 121.1, 303 and 711.11 to allow a development on a lot greater than 10,000 sq. ft. in an NC-2 (Small Scale Neighborhood Commercial) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District. The existing L-shaped property consists of two lots containing a total of 10,587 square feet. The property is currently developed with a 2-story building (previously used as an ambulance repair facility) fronting on California Street and a parking lot fronting on Divisdaero Street. The project consists of demolishing the existing building and constructing two, 4-story, mixed-use buildings, one fronting on California Street and one fronting on Divisadero Street. Combined, the two buildings will have a total of 12 residential units, 21 independently accessible parking spaces, 8 bicycle parking spaces and approximately 6,830 square feet of gross commercial and office space at the ground floor. Both structures will be 40' in height and will cover the entire site at the ground floor. The Divisadero Street building will have a 27.5' rear yard setback at the upper floors and the California Street building will have a 34.5' rear yard setback at the upper floors.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

(Continued from Regular Meeting of December 6, 2007)

13a. 2007.1046CV (J. IONIN: (415) 558-6309)

1654 HAIGHT STREET - north side between Cole and Clayton Streets, Assessor's Block 1230, Lot 012 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization under Planning Code Sections 303, 719.24, 781.9(a)(4) for the creation of an outdoor dining area at the rear of an existing restaurant (d.b.a.  El Balazo ) and to allow the expansion of this nonconforming restaurant that serves alcohol in the Haight Street Neighborhood Commercial District, the Haight Street Alcohol Restricted Use Subdistrict and a 40-X Height and Bulk District. The proposal is also the subject of a rear yard variance.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

13b. 2007.1046CV (J. IONIN: (415) 558-6309)

1654 HAIGHT STREET - north side between Cole and Clayton Streets, Assessor's Block 1230, Lot 012, located in the Haight Street Neighborhood Commercial District, the Haight Street Alcohol Restricted Use Subdistrict and in a 40-X Height and Bulk District - Request for Variance for an outdoor dining area in the required rear yard of an existing restaurant (d.b.a.  El Balazo ). The subject property has a depth of 137.5 feet and requires a rear yard depth of 34.5 feet measured from the rear property line. The proposal would encroach approximately 14'-6 into the required rear yard and extend to within approximately 20 feet of the rear property line.

14. 2005.0893E (B. Bollinger: (415) 575-9024)

1650 BROADWAY - Appeal of Preliminary Mitigated Negative Declaration. The proposed project at 1650 Broadway includes the merger of two vacant lots (Assessor's Block 0570, Parcels 10 and 11) and construction of a new eight-story, approximately 80-foot-tall, 85,200 gross square foot (gsf) residential building with 34 units and a two-level subterranean parking garage with 49 independently accessible spaces. The 13,624-square-foot project site is located on the north side of Broadway, between Van Ness Avenue and Franklin Street in the Pacific Heights Neighborhood and is currently being used for private parking. The project site is within a RM-3 (Residential, Mixed, Medium Density) use district and an 80-A height and bulk district. The project would require Conditional Use authorization for the portion of the building height above 40 feet in a residential zoning district, and a variance for rear yard modification.

Preliminary Recommendation: Uphold Preliminary Mitigated Negative Declaration

(Continued from Regular Meeting of November 15, 2007)

15. (S. Dennis/S. Shotland: (415) 558-6314/ 558-6308)

VISITACIONVALLEYSCHLAGE LOCK MASTER PLAN - Staff will present information on the Visitacion Valley Schlage Lock planning process.. Staff will brief the Commission on the workshop series, present the draft Design For Development document that was developed from that public process and provide a general schedule for final plan development, including actions that the Planning Commission will be asked to consider taking in the future to adopt the final plan.

Preliminary Recommendation: Informational presentation, no action required.

16. (D. ALUMBAUGH: (415) 558-6601)

TRANSBAY TRANSIT CENTER/CALTRAIN DOWNTOWN EXTENSION PROJECT -Staff of the Transbay Joint Powers Board will give an Informational Presentation on the status and content of the Transbay Transit Center/Caltrain Downtown Extension Project, and the recent design competition for the terminal and tower.

Preliminary Recommendation: Informational only, no action requested.

17. 2007.0942D (A. PUTRA: (4150 575-9079)

221 SANTA ROSA AVENUE - south side between San Jose Avenue and Capistrano Avenue; Lot 015 in Assessor's Block 3145 - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2007.06.12.3674, proposing construction of a single-story addition at the west side of an existing dwelling 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 project as proposed.

18. 2007.1199D (A. Putra: (415) 575-9079)

160 Broadmoor Drive - west side between Winston Drive and Stonecrest Drive; Lot 001F in Assessor's Block 7235 - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2007.07.06.6111, proposing construction of a single-story addition with roof deck at the rear of an existing dwelling in a RH-1(D) (Residential, House, One-Family, Detached) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

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

PUBLIC COMMENT ON AGENDA ITEMS WHERE THE PUBLIC HEARING HAS BEEN CLOSED

At this time, members of the public who wish to address the Commission on agenda items that have already been reviewed in a public hearing at which members of the public were allowed to testify and the public hearing has been closed, must do so at this time. Each member of the public may address the Commission for up to three minutes.

19. 2004.0773E!MTZC (L. KIENKER: (415) 575-9036)

55 LAGUNA STREET (aka 218 - 220 Buchanan Street) - most of the blocks bound by Laguna, Haight, Buchanan and Hermann Streets, Lots 1, 2 and a portion of Lot 3 in Assessor's Block 870 and Lots 1 and 1A in Assessor's Block 857 - Certification of the Final Environmental Impact Report related to the proposal to construct seven (7) new buildings and adaptively reuse three (3) existing buildings to create approximately 330 dwelling units, a large institutional residential care facility to accommodate senior residents (operated by  open-house ), approximately 12,000 square feet of community facility space, no more than 4, 999 occupied square feet of commercial/retail space, and approximately 310 off-street parking spaces. The project would include construction of an approximately 25,000 square foot publicly-accessible park on the former Waller Street right-of-way and a community garden of approximately 10,000 square feet. The existing University of California Extension site is located in a P (Public) Zoning District and 80-B and 40-X Height and Bulk Districts.

Preliminary Recommendation: Certify EIR

NOTE:The public hearing on the Draft EIR is closed. The public comment period for the Draft EIR ended on May 2, 2007. The Planning Commission does not conduct public review of Final EIRs. Public comments on the certification may be presented to the Planning Commission during the Public Comment portion of the Commission calendar.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of December 20, 2007)

20a. 2004.0773E!MTZC (S. VELLVE: (415) 558-6263)

55 LAGUNA STREET (aka 218 – 220 Buchanan Street) - most of the blocks bound by Laguna, Haight, Buchanan and Hermann Streets, Lots 1, 2 and a portion of Lot 3 in Assessor's Block 870 and Lots 1 and 1A in Assessor's Block 857 - Adoption of CEQA findings, Consideration of Alternatives and Mitigation Measures, and Statement of Overriding Considerations related to the certification of the Final Environmental Impact Report for the project described in Item 19.

Preliminary recommendation: Adopt the CEQA findings

(Continued from Regular Meeting of December 20, 2007)

20b. 2004.0773E!MTZC (S. Vellve: (415) 558-6263)

55 LAGUNA STREET (aka 218 – 220 Buchanan Street) - most of the blocks bound by Laguna, Haight, Buchanan and Hermann Streets, Lots 1, 2 and a portion of Lot 3 in Assessor's Block 870 and Lots 1 and 1A in Assessor's Block 857 - Request for General Plan amendments related to the project described in Item 19. The General Plan amendments consist of changes to the Market and Octavia Area Plan element of the General Plan to amend Map 1 – Land Use Districts from "P" (Public) to RM-3 (Mixed, Medium Density) and NC-3 (Moderate Scale Neighborhood Commercial) and Map 3 - Height Districts from 40-X and 80-B to 40-X, 50-X and 85-X, amendment to the Housing element, Residence element and Land Use Index of the General Plan to amend Map 2 – Generalized Residential Land Use Plan from Public/Open Space to Residential and Mixed Use and Map 3- Residential Density Plan from Public to Moderately High Density.

Preliminary Recommendation: Adopt the resolution

(Continued from Regular Meeting of December 20, 2007)

20c. 2004.0773E!MTZC (S. Vellve: (415) 558-6263)

55 LAGUNA STREET (aka 218 – 220 Buchanan Street) - most of the blocks bound by Laguna, Haight, Buchanan and Hermann Streets, Lots 1, 2 and a portion of Lot 3 in Assessor's Block 870 and Lots 1 and 1A in Assessor's Block 857 - Request for Planning Code text amendment related to the project described in Item 19. The Planning Code text amendment consists of adding Section 249.23 to the Planning Code to create the Laguna, Haight, Buchanan and Hermann Streets Special Use District. The specific provisions of the Laguna, Haight, Buchanan and Hermann Streets Special Use District would (a) establish maximum parking standards (b) generally impose performance standards for residential and non-residential off-street parking (c) impose a maximum off-street loading standard (d) generally impose a unit mix standard for residential density and (e) acceptance of community infrastructure improvements.

Preliminary recommendation: Adopt the resolution

(Continued from Regular Meeting of December 20, 2007)

20d.. 2004.0773E!MTZC (S. Vellve: (415) 558-6263)

55 LAGUNA STREET (aka 218 – 220 Buchanan Street) - most of the blocks bound by Laguna, Haight, Buchanan and Hermann Streets, Lots 1, 2 and a portion of Lot 3 in Assessor's Block 870 and Lots 1 and 1A in Assessor's Block 857 - Request for zoning map amendments related to the project described in Item 19. The zoning map amendments consist of (1) reclassifying the height and bulk districts for the project site shown on Map 7H of the Zoning Maps from 40-X and 80-B to 40-X, 50-X and 85-X and (2) reclassifying the use district on Map 7 from P (Public) to RM-3 (Mixed, Medium Density) and NC-3 (Moderate Scale Neighborhood Commercial) and (3) adding the Laguna, Haight, Buchanan and Hermann Streets Special Use District to Map 7SU.

Preliminary Recommendation: Adopt the resolution

(Continued from Regular Meeting of December 20, 2007)

20e. 2004.0773E!MTZC (S. Vellve: (415) 558-6263)

55 LAGUNA STREET (aka 218 – 220 Buchanan Street) - most of the blocks bound by Laguna, Haight, Buchanan and Hermann Streets, Lots 1, 2 and a portion of Lot 3 in Assessor's Block 870 and Lots 1 and 1A in Assessor's Block 857 - Request for Conditional Use authorization to (1) locate a community facility in an R (Residential) District and (2) to develop lots in excess of 10,000 square feet in an NC-3 District and (3) to develop a non-residential use in excess of 5,999 square feet in an NC-3 District and a Planned Unit Development for (4) exceptions to modify the location of the required rear yard and (5) to modify dwelling unit exposure for approximately 8 dwelling units and (6) to modify compliance with the dimension provisions for common open space for the project described in Item 19.

Preliminary recommendation: Approval with conditions

(Continued from Regular Meeting of December 20, 2007)

G. 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

  1. directing staff to place the item on a future agenda. (Government Code Section 54954.2(a))

Adjournment:

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