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Public Hearings 
 
October 2, 2008

SAN FRANCISCO
PLANNING COMMISSION
Notice of Meeting
&
Calendar
Commission Chambers - Room 400
City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
Thursday, October 2, 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.

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
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 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 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

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. 2007.1380D (A. STARR: (415) 558-6362)
3512 CLAY STREET - north side between Locust and Laurel Streets, Lot 005 in Assessor's Block 0995 - Staff-Initiated Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2007.05.24.2211 proposing to add a basement garage by removing a portion of the rounded bay on the left side of the front façade and excavating an area of the front setback of the existing three-story, single-family residence in an RH-1 (Residential, House, Single-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.
Preliminary Recommendation: Take Discretionary Review and Deny the Project.
(Continued from the Regular Meeting of September 18, 2008)
(Proposed for Continuance to October 23, 2008)

2. 2008.0982D (A. STARR: 415-558-6362)
2967 PINE STREET - south side between Lyon and Baker Streets; Lot 030 in Assessor's Block 1047- Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2008.04.11.9498 proposing to add vertical and horizontal additions to this two-story single-family building in an RH-2 (Residential, House, 2-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.
Preliminary Recommendation: Do not take Discretionary Review and approve
(Proposed for Continuance to October 23, 2008)

3a. 2007.0676D (E. WATTY: (415) 558-6620)
270 GRANADA AVENUE - east side between Ocean and Holloway Avenues, Lot 046 in Assessor's Block 6942 - Mandatory Discretionary Review pursuant to Planning Code Section 317, of Building Permit Application No. 2007.04.24.9480, proposing the demolition of a one-story, single-family dwelling, located in a RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.
Preliminary Recommendation: Do not take Discretionary Review and approve the demolition.
(Continued from Regular Meeting of September 25, 2008)
(Proposed for Continuance to October 23, 2008)

3b. 2008.0752D (E. WATTY: (415) 558-6620)
270 GRANADA AVENUE - east side between Ocean and Holloway Avenues, Lot 046 in Assessor's Block 6942 - Mandatory Discretionary Review pursuant to Planning Code Section 317, of Building Permit Application No. 2007.04.24.9487, proposing the construction of a new three-story, two-family dwelling, located in a RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.
Preliminary Recommendation: Do not take Discretionary Review and approve the new construction as proposed.
(Continued from Regular Meeting of September 25, 2008)
(Proposed for Continuance to October 23, 2008)

4a. 2007.0684DV (P. LAVALLEY: (415) 575-9084)
260 RIPLEY STREET - south side between Alabama Street and Peralta Avenue; Lot 053 in Assessor's Block 5550 - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2007.07.09.6311, proposing to construct a two-story over basement horizontal addition at the rear, two-story over basement addition at front, and extend existing dormers of a two-story over basement, single-family dwelling within an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) District, 40-X Height and Bulk District, and within the Bernal Heights Special Use District.
Preliminary Recommendation: Do not take Discretionary Review and approve project as proposed
(Proposed for Continuance to October 23, 2008)

4a. 2007.0684DV (P. LAVALLEY: (415) 558-6348)
260 RIPLEY STREET - south side between Alabama Street and Peralta Avenue; Lot 053 in Assessor's Block 5550 - Request for Variance pursuant to Section 242 of the Planning Code from off-street parking to construct a two-story over basement horizontal addition at the rear, two-story over basement addition at front, and extend existing dormers of a two-story over basement, single-family dwelling within an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) District, 40-X Height and Bulk District, and within the Bernal Heights Special Use District.
(Proposed for Continuance to October 23, 2008)

5. 2008.0881D (S. PERDUE: (415) 558-6625)
2824 FILBERT STREET - north side between Lyon and Baker Streets; Lot 012 in Assessor's Block 0941 - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2007.1113.8015, proposing to alter the front façade, to modify a portion of the roof, and to construct a horizontal addition in the rear yard of the two-story, single-family residence within an RH-1 (Residential, House, Single-Family) District and a 40-X Height/Bulk District.
Preliminary Recommendation: Do not take Discretionary Review and approve the application.
(Proposed for Continuance to October 23, 2008)

6. 2008.0980T (A. RODGERS: (415) 558-6396)
PROVIDING FOR A FIVE FOOT SPECIAL HEIGHT EXCEPTION FOR ACTIVE GROUND FLOOR USES IN NEIGHBORHOOD COMMERCIAL DISTRICTS BOARD FILE NO. 081100 - This Ordinance introduced by Supervisor Sandoval would Section 263.20 to provide for a special height exception for ground floor uses in the Neighborhood Commercial Districts; amending Sections 703.1, 710.1, 711.1, 712.1, 713.1, 714.1, 715.1, 716.1, 717.1, 718.1, 719.1, 720.1, 721.1, 722.1, 723.1, 724.1, 725.1, 726.1, 727.1, 728.1, 729.1, 731.1, 731.1, 732.1, to refer to this special height exception; adopting findings, including environmental findings and findings of consistency with the priority policies of Planning Code Section 101.1 and the General Plan.
Preliminary Recommendation: Approval
(Continued from the Regular Meeting of September 18, 2008)
(Proposed for Continuance to October 16, 2008)

7. 2008.1057T (T. SULLIVAN-LENANE: (415) 558-6257)
AMENDMENTS TO PLANNING CODE SECTION 226 TO REQUIRE THAT STEAM OR FOSSIL-FUEL POWER PLANTS IN M-1 AND M-2 ZONING DISTRICTS OBTAIN A CONDITIONAL USE AUTHORIZATION [Board File No. 08-0696 - Ordinance introduced by Supervisor Maxwell that would amend Planning Code Section 226 to require that steam or fossil-fuel power plans in M-1 and M-2 zoning districts obtain conditional use authorization; adding Section 226.1 requiring additional findings; amending the Administrative Code to add Chapter 29A to require the Board of Supervisors consider the criteria of the Planning Code Section 226.1(c) prior to taking City fossil fuel power plan approval actions; making findings of consistency with the General Plan and the Priority Policies of Planning Code Section 101.1.
Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Modifications.
(Proposed for Continuance to October 16, 2008)

8. 2006.0432E (R. COOPER: (415) 575-9027)
299 VALENCIA STREET - Lot 014 of Assessor's Block 3532, bounded by Valencia, 14th Street, Clinton Park Street (an alley), and Stevenson Street (an alley) - Appeal of Preliminary Mitigated Negative Declaration. The proposed project would include demolition of the existing paved parking lot which covers the 11,020 square foot site, a 222 square foot office shed, formerly a used car sales office, and a billboard sign extending above the west side of the site and construction of a five-story, mixed use building with 4,917 square feet of ground floor retail and 36 dwelling units. The building would contain 12 one-bedroom units and 24 two-bedroom units, of which four (4) are required to be below market rate. The application was filed prior to the March 23, 2006 date within the Planning Code that triggers an increase in the required percentage of below market units from 12 percent to 15 percent. The applicant proposes a total of 36 motorized vehicle parking spaces accessed via Stevenson Street, only thirty of which are permitted with a use permit under recently enacted Market-Octavia Plan and zoning controls. Ground floor retail would be divided into three spaces ranging from 1,479 square feet to 1,958 square feet and would be accessed via Valencia Street, 14th Street and the corner where these two streets intersect. Bicycle parking for 18 bicycles would be provided in the garage and accessible through the lobby. The project sponsor would seek approval from the SFMTA for one on-street loading space to be located adjacent to the elevator along 14th Street which could accommodate a service van or a small truck. No on-site freight or delivery spaces are proposed.
(Continued from Regular Meeting of July 24, 2008)
(Proposed for Continuance to October 16, 2008)

9. 2006.0432CV (C. TEAGUE: (415) 575-9081)
299 VALENCIA STREET - northeast corner of intersection with 14th Street, Lot 014 in Assessor's Block 3532 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization and to obtain a Variance pursuant to Planning Code Sections 121.1, 134, 140, 151.1, and 303 for a large-lot mixed-use development providing the maximum permissible amount of off-street parking in a NCT-3 (Moderate Scale Neighborhood Commercial Transit District) and a 50-X Height and Bulk District. The site is currently used for surface parking. The proposal is to construct a 5-story, approximately 55 feet tall, mixed-use building with ground floor commercial space, 36 dwelling units, and 30 off-street parking spaces. The project would not meet the minimum requirements for rear yard and exposure.
Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions
(Proposed for Continuance to October 16, 2008)

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

10a. 2007.1014ACV (T. FRYE: (415) 575-6822)
1011 TENNESSEE STREET - west side of Tennessee street between 20th and 22nd Street, Assessor's Block 4108; Lots 003G - Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to construct a new three-unit residential building on a vacant parcel within the Dogpatch Historic District. A contributing building to the Dogpatch Historic District was originally located at the site and was destroyed by fire in January 2007. The site is located within an M-2 (Heavy Industrial) District with a 50-X Height and Bulk limit. The Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board approved the recommendation to the Planning Commission for the Certificate of Appropriateness at their February 20, 2008 hearing.
Preliminary Recommendation: Approve with conditions as amended by the LPAB.

10b. 2007.1014ACV (T. FRYE: (415) 575-6822)
1011 TENNESSEE STREET - west side of Tennessee Street between 20th and 22nd Street, Assessor's Block 4108; Lots 003G - Request for a Conditional Use approval pursuant to Section 215 of the Planning Code to construct a new three-unit residential building within an M-2 (Heavy Industrial) District. The site is a vacant parcel within the Dogpatch Historic District. A contributing building to the Dogpatch Historic District was originally located at the site and was destroyed by fire in January 2007. The site is located within with a 50-X Height and Bulk limit.
Preliminary Recommendation: Approve with Conditions.

10c. 2007.1334ACV (T. FRYE: (415) 575-6822)
1011 TENNESSEE STREET - west side of Tennessee street south of 22nd Street, Assessor's Block 4172; Lots 053 - Request for Variance pursuant to Sections 134 and 140 of the Planning Code from hear related rear yard and exposure variance requests. The site is located within an M-2 (Heavy Industrial) District with a 50-X Height and Bulk limit

11. 2007.1481C (M. SMITH: (415) 558-6322)
4035-4037 18TH STREET - south side of 18th Street, between Noe and Hartford Streets, Lot 082 in Assessor's Block 3583 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization pursuant to Planning Code Section 161(j) to allow two dwelling units on the property without off-street parking in a Neighborhood Commercial District. The proposal is to remove the one existing off-street parking space and add a dwelling unit by constructing a vertical and rear horizontal addition on a mixed-use building. The resulting building would have three stories of occupancy, full lot coverage at the ground floor, two dwelling units, one ground floor commercial space, and no off-street parking. The property is located within the Castro NCD (Neighborhood Commercial District) and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.
Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

12. 2006.0864C (E. OROPEZA: (415) 558-6381)
2245 GENEVA AVENUE - north side between Santos and Pasadena Streets; Lots 008J, 008I and 008H in Assessor's Block 6322 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization pursuant to Planning Code Section 161(j) for the reduction of off-street parking spaces for proposed dwelling units. The project proposes the construction of a 3-story, 3-unit mixed-used building on each lot within the NC-1 (Neighborhood Commercial, Cluster) District and a 40 -X height and Bulk District. A total of nine dwelling units are proposed. Nine off-street parking spaces are required. No off-street parking spaces are proposed.
Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions.
(Continued from Regular Meeting of September 11, 2008)

C. COMMISSIONERS' QUESTIONS AND MATTERS

13.. 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

14. Director's Announcements

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

16. (A. RODGERS: (415) 558.6395)
19TH AVENUE CUMULATIVE IMPACT STUDY [BOARD FILE NO. 08-1005] - Informational Item - Discussion of the Planning Department and Municipal Transportation Authority response to Supervisor Elsbernd and Supervisor Chu's Resolution urging the Planning Department and Municipal Transportation Authority to conduct, and continually update, a comprehensive cumulative transportation impact study encompassing all the reasonably foreseeable developments along the 19th Avenue corridor from 19th Avenue and Vicente south to the county line, and expressing the Board of Supervisors' intent that individual environmental reviews of any projects along this corridor must incorporate this on-going and comprehensive cumulative impacts analysis to be considered adequate.

17. (M. LUELLEN: (415) 558-6478)
PRESIDIO MAIN POST - The Planning Commission will discuss the Presidio Trust's Draft Environmental Impact Statement supplementing the 2002 Presidio Trust Management Plan. The Commission will also consider the adoption of a comment letter to the Presidio Trust regarding the proposed changes.

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. REGULAR CALENDAR

18. (B. WYCKO: (415) 575-9048)
COMMUNITY PLAN EXEMPTIONS - Informational item to discuss approach for streamlining of environmental review for proposed projects within adopted plan areas.

19. (S. EXLINE: (415) 558-6332)
RECREATION AND OPEN SPACE ELEMENT UPDATE - Informational - The Recreation and Open Space Element was last updated in 1986 and staff has been working closely with the Mayor's Office, and the Recreation and Parks Department as well as many city agencies to update it as a comprehensive city plan for open space. Staff will provide a brief update and progress report on this General Plan Element including timelines, outreach process and how to get involved.

20. 2008.0877EMTZ (P. LORD: (415) 558-6311)
PDR LOSS AND REPLACEMENT POLICIES FOR WESTERN SOMA SUD AND 1:1 REPLACEMENT AREAS THROUGHOUT THE EASTERN NEIGHBORHOODS PLAN AREAS - Consider a Motion modifying PDR loss and replacement policies for the Western SoMa Special Use District and clarification of the Eastern Neighborhoods Plan Area PDR Loss and Replacement policies in 1:1 replacement areas.
(Continued from Regular Meeting of September 18, 2008)

21. 2008.0850B (C. NIKITAS: (415) 558-6306)
MISSION BAY BLOCKS 26, 27, 29-32, 33-34, AND 41-43 - Proposed creation of the Alexandria Life Sciences and Technology Mission Bay Development District, for design review and office allocation pursuant to Planning Code Section 321, including previously authorized projects and future projects, to limit the total office space and create a pooled allocation within the District. The sites are located in Mission Bay South under a single ownership.
Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions.
(Continued from Regular Meeting of September 25, 2008)

22. 2008.0484B (E. JACKSON: (415) 558-6363)
600 TERRY FRANCOIS BOULEVARD - corner of South Street and Terry Francois Boulevard, aka Mission Bay South Block 30; aka Lot 001 in Assessor's Block 8722 - Application for design review and office allocation pursuant to Planning Code Section 321 to construct a new, approximately 332,395 gross square foot laboratory/office building, 6 stories and approximately 90 feet in height, requesting up to 312,932 square feet of office space. Off-street parking will be provided off-site, in a parking garage to be provided on Block 29. The site is located in the Mission Bay Commercial-Industrial-Retail Zoning District with an HZ-5 Height and Bulk designation.
Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions
(Continued from Regular Meeting of September 25, 2008)

23. 2008.0483B (E. JACKSON: (415) 558-6363)
650 TERRY FRANCOIS BOULEVARD - southeast corner, aka Mission Bay South Block 32; aka Lot 001 in Assessor's Block 8722 - Application for design review and office allocation pursuant to Planning Code Section 321 to construct a new, approximately 305,673 gross square foot laboratory/office building, 6 stories and approximately 90 feet in height, requesting up to 291,367 square feet of office space. Off-street parking will be provided off-site, in a parking garage to be provided on Block 29B. The site is located in the Mission Bay Commercial-Industrial-Retail Zoning District with an HZ-5 Height and Bulk designation.
Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions
(Continued from Regular Meeting of September 25, 2008)

24. 2008.0690B (E. JACKSON: (415) 558-6363)
1450 OWENS STREET - north of 16th Street, aka Mission Bay South Blocks 41-43, Parcel 7; aka Lot 006 in Assessor's Block 8709 - Application for design review and office allocation pursuant to Planning Code Section 321 to construct a new, approximately 61,581 gross square foot laboratory/office building, 2 stories and approximately 39 feet in height, requesting up to 61,581 square feet of office space. Off-street parking will be provided off-site, in a parking garage to be provided on Parcel 6. The site is located in the Mission Bay Commercial-Industrial Zoning District with an HZ-7 Height and Bulk designation.
Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions
(Continued from Regular Meeting of September 25, 2008)

25. 2008.0926T (D. SIDER: (415) 558-6697)
REPEAT VIOLATIONS OF GENERAL ADVERTISING SIGN PROVISIONS - Consideration of an ordinance initiated by Supervisor Alioto-Pier under Board File No. 081002 which would amend Planning Code Section 610 by adding Subsection (f) in order to establish provisions to address repeat violations of general advertising sign requirements by a single entity on the same property.
Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

26. 2008.0875C (S. LAI: (415) 575-9087)
1334 OCEAN AVENUE - northern side between Granada and Plymouth Avenues; Lot 015 of Assessor's Block 3198 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization, pursuant to Planning Code Sections 711.54 and 303, to legalize a change of use from a salon to a massage establishment (d.b.a. "Health Feet Spa"), located in the NC-2 (Neighborhood Commercial, Small-Scale) Zoning District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.
Preliminary Recommendation: Pending.

27a. 2006.0826CV (K. GUY: (415) 558-6163)
1946 POLK STREET (AKA 1591 PACIFIC AVENUE) - southeast corner at Pacific Avenue, Lot 024 of Assessor's Block 0596 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization to allow development on a lot exceeding 10,000 square feet, to reduce parking requirements, and to grant an exception to bulk requirements. The proposed project is to demolish an existing 1.5-story retail building and surface parking lot and construct a new 6-story mixed-use building containing approximately 39 dwelling units, approximately 38 parking spaces, and approximately 2,300 square feet of ground-floor retail space. The project site is located within the Polk Street Neighborhood Commercial District, and a 65-A Height and Bulk District.
Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions
(Continued from the Regular Meeting of September 18, 2008)

27b. 2006.0826CV (K. GUY: (415) 558-6163)
1946 POLK STREET (AKA 1591 PACIFIC AVENUE) - - southeast corner at Pacific Avenue, Lot 024 of Assessor's Block 0596 - Request for a Modification of Rear Yard Requirements within a Neighborhood Commercial District. The proposed project is to demolish an existing 1.5-story retail building and surface parking lot and construct a new 6-story mixed-use building containing approximately 39 dwelling units, approximately 38 parking spaces, and approximately 2,300 square feet of ground-floor retail space. The project site is located within the Polk Street Neighborhood Commercial District, and a 65-A Height and Bulk District. The Zoning Administrator will consider the request for modification of rear yard requirements concurrently with the Planning Commission's consideration of the conditional use authorization at this same hearing.
(Continued from the Regular Meeting of September 18, 2008)

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

Adjournment:

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