Historic Preservation Commission - February 1, 2017 - Agenda

Meeting Date: 
February 1, 2017 - 12:30pm
Location: 
United States

SAN FRANCISCO
HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION

 

Notice of Hearing
&
Agenda

Commission Chambers Room 400,
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
San Francisco, CA 94102-4689

Wednesday, February 1, 2017
12:30 p.m.
Regular Hearing

 

Commissioners
Andrew Wolfram, President
Aaron Hyland, Vice President
Karl Hasz, Ellen Johnck, Richard S.E. Johns, Diane Matsuda, Jonathan Pearlman

Commission Secretary
Jonas P. Ionin

Hearing Materials are available at:
Website: http://www.sfplanning.org
Planning Department, 1650 Mission Street, 4th Floor, Suite 400
Planning Information Center, 1660 Mission Street, 1st Floor
Voice recorded Agenda, only: (415) 558-6320

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Hearing Procedures

 

ROLL CALL

President: Andrew Wolfram
Vice-President: Aaron Hyland
Commissioners: Karl Hasz, Ellen Johnck, Richard S.E. Johns, Diane Matsuda, Jonathan Pearlman


A. GENERAL 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.  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))

B. DEPARTMENT MATTERS

1. Director’s Announcements

2. Review of Past Events at the Planning Commission, Staff Report and Announcements

C. COMMISSION MATTERS

3. President’s Report and Announcements

4. Consideration of Adoption:

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.

5. Commission Comments & Questions

  • Disclosures.
  • 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 Historic Preservation Commission.

D. REGULAR CALENDAR 

6. 2016-014227CRV                                    (D. LANDIS: (415) 575-9118)
FY 2017-2019 PROPOSED DEPARTMENT BUDGET and WORK PROGRAM - A presentation of the department's proposed revenue and expenditure budget in FY 2017-2018 and FY2018-2019, including grants, capital budget requests, and staffing changes; high-level work program activities for the department in FY 2017-2018 and FY2018-2019; and proposed dates where budget items will be discussed during the budget process. 
Preliminary Recommendation: None – Informational

7. 2016-010387COA                                      (A. KIRBY: (415) 575-9133)
151 LIBERTY STREET – south side between Guerrero and Dolores Streets; Assessor’s Block 3607, Lot 036A.   Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for exterior improvements to the south façade. The subject building is located within the Liberty-Hill Landmark District.  The proposed project is to correct Violation no. 2016-003856ENF, involving the removal of exterior finishes on the historic primary façade, which exceeded the work approved under Case No. 2012.1523A. The corrective action under this application is to reconstruct the primary façade of the historic residence, including windows, per the Secretary of Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation. All other exterior and interior work was approved and completed under Case No. 2012.1523A, HPC Motion 0219. The subject property is located within a RH-3 (Residential, Housing – Three Family) Zoning District, and 40-X Height and Bulk District. 
Preliminary Recommendation: Approve with Conditions

8. 2016-008712COA                                   (E. JONCKHEER: (415) 575-8728)
333 DOLORES STREET – east side between 16th and 17th Streets; Assessor’s Block 3567, Lot 057.   Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for exterior improvements to the south façade of the existing subject building currently occupied by the Children’s Day School. The subject building is part of Landmark Site No. 137 “The Notre Dame School”.  Proposed work includes removal of an existing fire escape, removal of the floor of the existing pergola to create a new concrete slab porch with a continuous accessible grade across the front of the building, and modifications to the openings on the pergola level to accommodate new accessible entrance doors.   Existing aluminum windows and metal fire doors are proposed to be replaced with units to match the historic appearance during the period of significance.  The existing clay tile roof is also proposed to be replaced. The subject property is located within a RM-1 (Residential, Mixed, Low-Density) Zoning District, and 40-X Height and Bulk District. 
Preliminary Recommendation: Approve with Conditions

9a. 2014-002409COA                            (M. BOUDREAUX: (415) 575-9140)
188 HAIGHT STREET – (Assessor Block 0852/ Lot 033) (District 5). Request for Certificate of Appropriateness for front and rear façade alterations at the main residence, and demolition of non-contributory shed to be replaced with new construction of a new one-car garage, with workshop and roof deck, at the Rose Street frontage. On the front façade, the project would repair existing windows and replace existing glazing with laminated glazing. At the rear, the project would add a new two-story square bay, add new openings for a door and window, and add a small second floor deck with spiral stair accessing the rear yard. The subject property is part of Landmark No. 164, the McMorry-Lagan Building, and is located within the RTO (Residential Transit Oriented) Zoning District and 40-X Height and Bulk District.
Preliminary Recommendation:  Approve with Conditions

9b. 2014-002409VAR                                    (M. BOUDREAUX: (415) 575-9140)
188 HAIGHT STREET – (Assessor Block 0852/ Lot 033) (District 5). Request for Variance  from the requirements for rear yard (Section 134 of the Planning Code). The proposed project includes front and rear façade alterations at the main residence, and demolition of non-contributory shed to be replaced with new construction of a new one-car garage, with workshop and roof deck, at the Rose Street frontage. On the front façade, the project would repair existing windows and replace existing glazing with laminated glazing. At the rear, the project would add a new two-story square bay, add new openings for a door and window, and add a small second floor deck with spiral stair accessing the rear yard. The subject property is part of Landmark No. 164, the McMorry-Lagan Building, and is located within the RTO (Residential Transit Oriented) Zoning District and 40-X Height and Bulk District.

10a. 2017-000184LBR                                           (S. CISNEROS: (415) 575-9186)
411 BRANNAN STREET – south side of Brannan Street between Third Street and Ritch Street. Assessor’s Block 3787, Lot 049 (District 6). Consideration of adoption of a resolution recommending Small Business Commission approval of a Legacy Business application. Established in 1996, ArtHaus Gallery is an independently owned and operated fine art gallery in the South of Market/Mission Bay neighborhood. The Legacy Business Registry recognizes longstanding, community-serving businesses that are valuable cultural assets to the City. In addition, the City intends that the Registry be a tool for providing educational and promotional assistance to Legacy Businesses to encourage their continued viability and success. The subject business is within a SLI (SOMA Service-Light Industrial) Zoning District and a 65-X Height and Bulk District.
Preliminary Recommendation: Adopt a Recommendation for Approval

10b. 2017-000187LBR                                         (S. CISNEROS: (415) 575-9186)
3515 CALIFORNIA STREET – south side of California Street at Locust Street. Assessor’s Block 1035, Lot 001 (District 2). Consideration of adoption of a resolution recommending Small Business Commission approval of a Legacy Business application. Incorporated in 1946, Books Inc. is an independently owned and operated, neighborhood-centered bookstore with three locations in San Francisco. The Legacy Business Registry recognizes longstanding, community-serving businesses that are valuable cultural assets to the City. In addition, the City intends that the Registry be a tool for providing educational and promotional assistance to Legacy Businesses to encourage their continued viability and success. The subject business is within a NC-S (Neighborhood Commercial, Shopping Center) Zoning District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.
Preliminary Recommendation: Adopt a Recommendation for Approval

11. 2014-001272ENV                                             (M. HUE: (415) 575-9041)
PIER 70 MIXED-USE DISTRICT PROJECT – located on the east side of Illinois Street between 20th and 22nd streets, Assessor's Block 4052  Lot 001; Block 4111 Lot 004; Block 4120 Lot 002; Block 4110 Lots 001 and 008A. – Commission Review and Comment on the Draft Environmental Impact Report.  The proposed project would rehabilitate and redevelop a portion of Pier 70 with new market-rate and affordable residential uses, commercial-office, retail light industrial-arts uses, parking, infrastructure development, including new street improvements, and public open space. The project site is owned by the Port of San Francisco, and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places as the Union Iron Works Historic District. The project site is located within the M-2 (Heavy Manufacturing) and P (Public) Zoning Districts with a 40-X & 65-X Height and Bulk Limit.
Note: This public hearing is intended to assist the Commission in its preparation of comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR). Comments made by members of the public at this hearing will not be considered comments on the DEIR and may not be responded to in the Final EIR (FEIR). The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing to receive comments on the DEIR on February 9, 2017. Written comments on the DEIR will be accepted at the Planning Department until 5:00 p.m., February 21, 2017.
Preliminary Recommendation: Review and Comment

 

ADJOURNMENT