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Public Hearings 
 

May 7, 2009 (Jnt. Mtg. w/Rec/Park Comm.

May 7, 2009 (Jnt. Mtg. w/Rec/Park Comm.

SAN FRANCISCO

PLANNING COMMISSION

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Recreation and Park Commission

Notice of Joint Meeting

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Calendar

Commission Chambers - Room 400

City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

Thursday, May 7, 2009

11:00 AM

Special Meeting

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

11:00 AM _________

PLANNING COMMISSION ROLL CALL:

President: Ron Miguel

Vice-President: Christina R. Olague

Commissioners: Michael J. Antonini, Gwyneth Borden, William L. Lee, Kathrin Moore, Hisashi Sugaya

RECREATION AND PARK COMMISSION ROLL CALL:

President: Jim Lazarus

Vice President: Tom Harrison

Commissioners: Larry Martin, Gloria Bonilla, David Lee, Meagan Levitan,

Michael J. Sullivan

  1. SPECIAL CALENDAR

1. 2009.0329U (D. Alumbaugh/ R. THALL:(415) 558-6601/ 558-4007

Consideration of allocation of $1,712,000 from the Downtown Special Park Fundfor the renovation of Sue Bierman Park, (formerly known as Ferry Park, located on the blocks bounded by the Embarcadero and Washington, Davis, and Clay Streets, Lots 6, 15, 18, and 20 of Assessor's Block 0202 and Lot 014 of Assessor's Block 0203, as required by Section 139(g) of the Planning Code, discussion and possible action to approve an allocation of $1.712 million in funds from the Downtown Park Special Fund. Funds would be used for renovation of Sue Bierman Park (Assessor's Block 202 & 203), formerly known as  Ferry Park.

For further information, contact Rick Thall, Recreation and Park Department, at (415) 558-4007 or David Alumbaugh, Planning Department, at (415) 558-6601. Written inquiries and comments can be sent to Rick Thall, Recreation and Park Department Capital Division, 30 Van Ness Avenue, 5th Floor, San Francisco, or David Alumbaugh, Planning Department, 1650 Mission Street, Suite 400, San Francisco, CA 94103.

2. 2009.0302K (K. GUY: (415) 558-6163)

1) Sue Bierman Park, blocks bounded by the Embarcadero and Washington, Davis, and Clay Streets, Lots 6, 15, 18, and 20 of Assessor's Block 0202 and Lots 013-014 of Assessor's Block 0203, and 2) Maritime Plaza, block bounded by Washington, Davis, Clay, and Battery Streets; Lots 020-022 of Assessor's Block 0204 - Request to Consider an increase of the cumulative shadow limits (no net new shadow) for Maritime Plaza and to establish a cumulative shadow limit for Sue Bierman Park, as established in a jointly-approved Section 295 implementation Memo adopted in 1989, in order to accommodate new shadow cast by the 555 Washington Project. Sue Bierman Park includes an area referred to as "Embarcadero Plaza I" in the 1989 implementation Memo. The impacted park sites are located within the C-3-O (Downtown Office) and P (Public) Zoning Districts, and the 200-S, 300-S, and OS Height and Bulk Districts.

Preliminary Recommendation (Planning Commission): Adoption of the Motion raising the cumulative shadow limit for Maritime Plaza and establishing a cumulative shadow limit for Sue Bierman Park.

3. 2002.0133K (K. GUY: (415) 558-6163)

555 Washington Street - Request to Consider jointly with the Planning Commission whether the shading or shadowing on Sue Bierman Park and Maritime Plaza from the proposed project will not be significant or adverse, pursuant to Planning Code Section 295 (The Sunlight Ordinance). The proposed project would demolish an existing nine-story office building and one-story retail building, and construct a new mixed-use building containing approximately 336,500 square feet of residential uses, approximately 6,700 square feet of retail uses, and approximately 230 parking spaces. The finished roof of the building would reach a height of approximately 400 feet, while the rooftop mechanical penthouse would reach a height of approximately 425 feet. The project site is located within the C-3-O (Downtown Office) Zoning District, and the 200-S Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation (Planning Commission): Adoption of the Motion finding that net new shadow from the project is not adverse, and authorizing the allocation of the cumulative shadow limits for Sue Bierman Park and Maritime Plaza to this project.

Adjournment:

* * * * Notice of Future Agenda Items * * * *

JOINT HEARING with BUILDING INSPECTION COMMISSION May 7, 2009, 6 p.m.

- Permit extensions & renewals

- CAPPS programs – soft story

- Permit reviews and enforcement

- Tall building structural review

- Permit tracking system update

Transit Center District Plan – informational – 10:30a.m. May 21, 2009

DR REFORM legislative & policy changes May 14, 2009

Amend Planning Code sections – new controls on massage establishments – 5/21/09

NOTE: Hearing dates listed above may be tentative. This notice is not final public notification, but is intended to inform interested parties about up-coming items.

ALWAYS VERIFY THAT ANY ITEM OF INTEREST IS SCHEDULED FOR A HEARING ON THE FINAL PUBLISHED CALENDAR FOR THAT DATE.

Last updated: 11/17/2009 10:00:03 PM