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Public Hearings 
 
August 14, 2008

SAN FRANCISCO

PLANNING COMMISSION

Notice of Meeting

&

Calendar

Commission Chambers - Room 400

City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

Thursday, August 14, 2008

1:30 PM

Regular Meeting

President: Christina R. Olague

Vice-President: Ron Miguel

Commissioners: Michael J. Antonini; Gwyneth Borden; 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.

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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:

President: Christina R. Olague

Vice-President: Ron Miguel

Commissioners: Michael J. Antonini; Gwyneth Borden; 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. 2007.1355T (T. SULLIVAN-LENANE: (415) 558-6257)

Ordinance amending the San Francisco Planning Code by adding Section 785 to establish the Mission/Bernal Formula Retail Restricted Use Subdistrict and to amend Section 703.3 to prohibit formula retail uses in the Mission/Bernal Formula Retail Restricted Use Subdistrict [Board File No. 07-1561]. Ordinance introduced by Supervisor Ammiano amending the San Francisco Planning Code by adding Section 785 to establish the Mission/Bernal Formula Retail Restricted Use Subdistrict; amending Section 703.3 to prohibit formula retail uses in the Mission/Bernal Formula Retail Restricted Use Subdistrict; amending Sectional Maps SU 07 and SU 11 of the Zoning Map of the City and County of San Francisco to establish the boundaries of the Mission/Bernal Formula Retail Restricted Use Subdistrict; adopting finding, including environmental findings and 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 June 5, 2008)

(Proposed for Continuance to November 13, 2008)

2. 2007.1455C (A. Hollister (415) 575-9078)

230 Jones Street - Request for Conditional Use Authorization to legalize an existing institutional use (City Impact Ministries) currently occupying and utilizing the entire subject building. Interior tenant improvements would occur throughout the subject building to bring the building into compliance with applicable City codes. No physical expansion of the existing building is proposed. This site is within a RC-4 (Residential-Commercial Combined, High Density) District, the North of Market Residential Special Use District, Subarea No. 1, and an 80-120-T Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

(Continued from Regular Meeting of July 24, 2008)

(Proposed for Indefinite Continuance)

B. 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

3a. 2003.0845CV (E. JACKSON: (415) 558-6363)

201 Leland Avenue - southwest side, between Rutland and Cora Streets, Lot 036 in Assessor's Block 6252 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization, pursuant to Planning Code Sections 121.1, 121.2, 303, and 711.83 for new construction on a lot larger than 10,000 square feet, to permit a non-residential use larger than 4,000 square feet, and to allow a public use within an NC-2 (Neighborhood Commercial, Small-Scale) Zoning District. The Project proposes to construct a new approximately 8,700 square foot single-story Visitacion Valley Branch Public Library building and to demolish an existing approximately 10,000 square foot single-story grocery store building and a surface parking lot with 14 off-street parking spaces. The Project site is located within an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) and an NC-2 (Neighborhood Commercial, Small-Scale) Zoning District with a 40-X Height and Bulk designation.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions

3b. 2003.0845CV (E. JACKSON: (415) 558-6363)

201 Leland Avenue - southwest side, between Rutland and Cora Streets, Lot 036 in Assessor's Block 6252 - Request for Variance, pursuant to Planning Code Sections 151 and 305 to reduce the required number of off-street parking spaces. The Project proposes to construct a new approximately 8,700 square foot single-story Visitacion Valley Branch Public Library building and to demolish an existing approximately 10,000 square foot single-story grocery store building and a surface parking lot with 14 off-street parking spaces. The Project site is located within an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) and an NC-2 (Neighborhood Commercial, Small-Scale) Zoning District with a 40-X Height and Bulk designation. The Zoning Administrator will consider the variance application concurrently with the Planning Commission.

C. COMMISSIONERS' QUESTIONS AND MATTERS

4. 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.

D. DIRECTOR'S REPORT

5. Director's Announcements

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

7. (D. DWYER (415) 575-9031)

BICYCLE PLAN ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT - Informational item to discuss current status of environmental review for the Bicycle Plan - The director will led this discussion on a monthly basis until the certification of the Bicycle Plan EIR. The Municipal Transportation Agency Board is also holding concurrent monthly briefings on the status of the Bicycle Plan.

8. (C. Nikitas: (415) 558-6306)

Report on and discussion of Permits and Appeals for project at 770 Eighteenth Avenue, at request of Planning Commission.

E. 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.

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F. 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.

  1. CONSIDERATION OF FINDINGS AND FINAL ACTION – PUBLIC HEARING CLOSED

9. 2005.0470E (S. JONES; (415) 575-9034)

166-178 Townsend Street - Certification of Final Environmental Impact Report. The 22,000 square foot project site is located at 178 Townsend Street, on the corner of Townsend Street and Clarence Place between Second Street and Third Street (Assessor's Block 3788, Lot 012). The site is zoned SLI (Service/Light Industrial), is in a 50-X Height and Bulk District, and is occupied by the California Electric Light Company Station B building, a Contributory Building within the South End Historic District. The proposed project involves conversion of the building from its current use as a valet parking garage to a mix of ground-floor retail and up to 85 housing units, with accessory off-street parking for the residential uses. The proposed uses would be housed in the existing building and a vertical addition, and would occupy 96,350 square feet (sf) of floor area, including 71,500 sf in residential uses 1,050 sf in retail uses, and 13,200 sf of parking. The proposed vertical addition would be set back 40 feet from Townsend Street and would rise above the existing 23-to 42-foot tall roofline to a height of 50 feet. The proposed project also includes a one-level underground parking garage with 74 parking spaces in two-car stackers accessed from Clarence Place.

Preliminary Recommendation: Certify the Final Environmental Impact Report

Note: The public review period for the Draft Environmental Impact Report ended at 5:00 pm, February 5, 2008. 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.

10. 2002.1302E (L. GIBSON: (415) 575-9032)

2225-2255 3RD STREET - Certification of the Final Environmental Impact Report for the proposed construction of three buildings above a below-grade parking podium. The buildings would include about 179 residential units, 5,262 square feet of restaurant space, 11,434 square feet of retail, 2,393 square feet of day-care space, 157 parking spaces, 50 bicycle parking spaces, and 2 off-street loading spaces. The structures would total about 242,185 square feet and range in height from 35 to 65 feet tall. The project would preserve and renovate two existing historic buildings. The project site (Assessor's Block 4058, Lot 10) is located between 19th and 20th Streets in an M-2 (Heavy Industrial) District and a 50-X Height and Bulk District.

NOTE:The public hearing on the Draft EIR is closed. The public comment period for the Draft EIR ended on May 21, 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.

Preliminary Recommendation: Certify EIR

  1. REGULAR CALENDAR

11a. 2002.1302EX (B. Fu: (415) 558-6613)

2235 3rd Street - east side, between 19th and 20th Streets; Lot 010 in Assessor's Block 4058, in a M-2 (Heavy Industrial) District with a 50-X Height and Bulk Designation. - Consideration of Adoption of CEQA Findings regarding proposed "Large Project Authorization with exceptions. The proposed 68' tall, six-story over garage mixed use project contains approximately 235,000 gross square feet of floor area that includes up to 179 dwelling units, approximately 17,000 square feet of retail space and 2,400 square feet of child care space, and 157 off-street parking spaces. The project is subject to the Board of Supervisors' approval of the proposed UMU (Urban Mixed Use) zoning and 68-foot height limit for the project site under the Eastern Neighborhood Rezoning.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approve the Draft Motion Adopting the CEQA Findings.

11b. 2002.1302EX (b. fu: (415) 558-6613)

2235 3rd Street - east side, between 19th and 20th Streets; Lot 010 in Assessor's Block 4058, in a M-2 (Heavy Industrial) District with a 50-X Height and Bulk Designation. Request under proposed Planning Code Section 309.2 to create a new  Large Project Authorization with exceptions including (1) dwelling unit mix requiring at least 40 percent two-bedroom units; (2) residential use in an M-2 zoning district; (3) provision of rear yard in a central courtyard in lieu of a conventional 25 percent rear yard; and (4) an exception from dwelling unit exposure requirements for some units not fronting onto a public right-of-way or a qualifying rear yard. The proposed 68' tall, six-story over garage mixed use project contains approximately 235,000 gross square feet of floor area that includes up to 179 dwelling units, approximately 17,000 square feet of retail space and 2,400 square feet of child care space, and 157 off-street parking spaces. The project is subject to the Board of Supervisors' approval of the proposed UMU (Urban Mixed Use) zoning and 68-foot height limit for the project site under the Eastern Neighborhood Rezoning.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions

12. 2008.0628C (C. LAMORENA: (415) 575-9085)

2936 Lyon Street - east side between Lombard and Greenwich Streets; Lot 017 in Assessor's Block 0940 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization, pursuant to Planning Code Sections 303, 711.26, and 790.140, to allow a walk-up facility (ATM) that is not recessed from the property line by 3 feet at the existing financial service establishment (dba U.S. First Credit Union) within an NC-2 (Neighborhood Commercial, Small-Scale) Zoning District and 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions

13. 2007.1454C (A. PUTRA: (415) 575-9079)

2116 Irving Street (aka 2100 Irving Street)- north side between 22nd and 23rd Avenues; Lot 021 in Assessor's Block 1728 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization, pursuant to Planning Code Sections 703.3, 703.4, and 303(e) to legalize an existing formula retail use, and to modify previous conditional use authorization (Case No. 85.432/Motion No. 10455) to legalize extended hours of operation from 6 a.m to 2 a.m. as permitted under Planning Code Section 711.27 for an existing small self-service restaurant (dba  Quickly ), within the NC-2 (Small Scale, Neighborhood Commercial) District, and 65-A Height and Bulk District.

preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions

14. 2008.0318Z: (R. CRAWFORD: (415) 558-6358)

5050 Mission Street - southwest corner with Seneca Avenue Lot 011, of Assessor's Block 6969 - Request for Amendment of the Zoning Map to change the zoning district for the property fronting on Seneca Avenue southeast of the residence at 61 Seneca Avenue from RH-1, (Residential House, One Family), to NC-3 Moderate Scale Neighborhood Commercial District).

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

15. 2006.1213C (R. CRAWFORD: (415) 558-6358)

5050 Mission Street - southwest corner with Seneca Avenue Lots 001, and 011 of Assessor's Block 6969 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization under Planning Code Section 304 to develop a Planned Unit Development with 61 dwelling units with exceptions from the rear yard and bulk requirements and Section 712.21 to develop a commercial use exceeding 5,999 square feet in area in the NC-3 Moderate Scale Neighborhood Commercial District and a 65-A Height and Bulk District and RH-1Residential House, One Family District (pending classification change to NC-3) and 40-X Height and Bulk District. The proposal is to demolish the existing buildings on the property, combine the lots into one parcel, and construct a new 6 story tall, mixed use building with 61 dwelling units, ground floor commercial space and underground and ground floor parking.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions.

16. 2008.0478D (R. CRAWFORD: (415) 558-6358)

526 ELLINGTON - northerly side between Wipple and Farragut Avenues Lot 003 of Assessor's Block 7100 - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application 2008 0103 1806 to construct a two story 24 foot long addition to the rear of the existing two-story dwelling in an RH-1, Residential House, One-Family and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Take Discretionary Review and Modify the Project.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of August 7, 2008)

17. 2007.0909DDDDDD (R. CRAWFORD: (415) 558-6358)

2 Kronquist Court - west side at the end of Kronquist Court, Lot 020 of Assessor's Block 6582 - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application 2007 0604 2857 to construct a new third floor to the existing two-story building and extend the building back 2 feet to the rear. in an RH-1, Residential House, One-Family and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Take Discretionary Review and Modify the Permit.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of July 24, 2008)

18. 2008.0438D (R. CRAWFORD: (415) 558-6358)

242 Sagamore Street - north side between Capitol and Orizaba Avenue Lot 016 of Assessor's Block 7137 - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application 2007 1228 1544 to construct a single family dwelling on a vacant lot currently occupied by a church parking lot in an RH-1, Residential House, One-Family and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Do Not Take Discretionary Review and Approve the Permit.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of July 24, 2008)

19a. 2007.1422DDDV (S. Middlebrook: (415) 558-6372)

126 Guerrero Street/204 Clinton Park - northwest corner of Guerrero Street and Clinton Park; Lot 005 in Assessor's Block 3534 in an RTO (Residential,Transit-Oriented) Zoning District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2007.12.11.0197 proposing to add a dwelling unit to the Subject Property by adding a three-story vertical addition to the existing detached garage structure. The vertical addition is pending approval of Case No. 2007.1422V requesting a rear yard variance pursuant to Sections 134 and 188 of the Planning Code.

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

19b. 2007.1422V (S. Middlebrook: (415) 558-6372)

126 Guerrero Street/204 Clinton Park - northwest corner of Guerrero Street and Clinton Park; Lot 005 in Assessor's Block 3534 in an RTO (Residential,Transit-Oriented) Zoning District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District. Request for a Variance from Planning Code Sections 134 and 188, to add a dwelling unit and a three-story vertical addition to the existing detached garage located within the required rear yard for the corner property.

Note: To be decided by the Zoning Administrator.

20. 2008.0786DD (S, VELLVE: (415) 558-6263)

90 SEACLIFF AVENUE - north side between 25th and 26th Avenues, Lot 007 of Assessor's Block 1306 - Requests for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2007.12.12.0289 proposing to construct a rear horizontal addition of approximately 20 feet deep and 32 feet wide at the ground level with a deck above, interior modifications and window and door replacements to a single-family dwelling located within an RH-1(D), House, One Family (Detached Dwelling) and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

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

21. 2008.0712D (G. CABREROS: (415) 558-6169)

527 - 4th AVENUE - west side between Anza and Balboa Streets, Lot 007 in Assessor's Block 1547 - Staff-Initiated Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application 2008.02.21.5288 proposing a side horizontal addition and a three-story rear horizontal addition to an existing three-story , single-family residence in an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Take Discretionary Review and Approve with Modifications.

22. 2008.0674D (K. GUY: (415) 558-6163)

1242 JACKSON STREET- between Jones and Leavenworth Streets; Lots 040, 041, and 042 in Assessor's Block 0183 - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2007.1221.1139, proposing to remove the existing stairs and landings at the rear of the subject building, and construct new stairs and decks. The stair/deck structure is proposed to be located at the rear of the subject building along the eastern property line, and would reach the height of the roof. The subject property is located within an RH-3 (Residential, House, 3-Family) District and a 50-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation:

6:30 P.M.

23. 2008.0877EMTZ (P. LORD: (415) 558-6311)

Western SoMa Community Plan - Building a Complete Neighborhood, Draft for Citizens Review- Informational presentation- Consideration of a Draft Resolution Establishing the Western SoMa Community Plan – Draft for Citizens Review (August 14, 2008) as the Preferred Project Subject to Environmental Review and Modifying the Planning Commission PDR Loss and Replacement Policies for the Western SoMa SUD.

I. 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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