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This webpage is maintained by the Planning Department as a courtesy to the public to provide online access to copies of newspaper notices that are required for certain calendar items. However, this webpage is not intended to satisfy the legal requirements of such cases. Please be advised that the notices provided below may not represent a complete list of items scheduled to be considered at a public hearing. For a complete list of items scheduled to be considered at a particular public hearing, please refer to the relevant Agendas for the Planning Commission and/or Historic Preservation Commission.

Prior Notices


Notice is hereby given to the general public that applications involving the properties/and or issues described below have been filed with the Planning Department for review as set forth in the City Planning Code.  The Planning Commission will hold a PUBLIC HEARING on these items and on other matters on Thursday, May 10, 2018, beginning at 1:00 p.m. or later, in City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 400.

Case No. 2011. 1356EMTZU: Central SoMa Plan - Proposed General Plan, Planning Code, Administrative Code, and Zoning Map Amendments. Ordinance adopting the Central SoMa Plan, including  1) amending the General Plan to create a Central SoMa Area Plan and making conforming amendments to the Commerce and Industry Element, the Housing Element, the Urban Design Element, the Land Use Index, and the East SoMa and West SoMa Area Plans; 2) amending the Planning Code and Administrative Code to give effect to the Central SoMa Plan; 3) amending the Zoning Maps, including zoning, height and bulk limits, and Special Use Districts, to give effect to the Central SoMa Plan; 4) making approval findings under the California Environmental Quality Act, including adopting a statement of overriding considerations; and 5) making findings of consistency with the General Plan and the eight priority policies of Planning Code Section 101.1, and findings of public necessity, convenience, and welfare under Planning Code Section 302. For further information, call Steve Wertheim at (415) 558-6612 or email at

Case No. 2018-002230PCA: Increasing the Transportation Sustainability Fee for Large Non-Residential Projects [Board File No. 180117].  Ordinance introduced by Supervisor Peskin amending the Planning Code to increase the Transportation Sustainability Fee by $5 for Non-Residential Projects larger than 99,999 gross square feet; affirming the Planning Department’s determination under the California Environmental Quality Act; and making findings of public necessity, convenience, and welfare, and findings of consistency with the General Plan and the eight priority policies of Planning Code Section 101.1. For further information, call Diego R Sánchez at (415) 575-9082 or email at and ask about Case Number 2018-002230PCA

Case No. 2017-014693CUA: 2222 Polk Street – southeast corner of Polk Street and Green Street; lot 015 of Assessor’s Block 0549 (District 3) Request for a Conditional Use Authorization, pursuant to Planning Code Section 303.1 and 723 to establish a Formula Retail Limited Restaurant  within the Polk Street NCD (Neighborhood Commercial) Zoning District and 65-A Height and Bulk District. For further information, call Seema Adina at (415) 575-8722 or email at and ask about Case Number 2017-014693CUA.

Case No. 2018-000622CUA: 387 Arguello Boulevard- northwest corner of Clement Street and Arguello Boulevard, Lot 017 in Assessor’s Block 1432 (District 1) - Request for Conditional Use Authorization pursuant to Planning Code Sections 303 and 716 to permit change of use from Retail Grocery to Retail Grocery and Restaurant Use at an approximately 658 square foot tenant space within the Inner Clement Street NCD (Neighborhood Commercial District) Zoning District and a 40-X Height and Bulk district. The existing Retail Grocery Use will be retained, and a Restaurant Use will be added to the existing tenant space. The project was reviewed under the Community Business Priority Processing Program (CB3P). This action constitutes the Approval Action for the project for the purposes of CEQA, pursuant to San Francisco Administrative Code Section 31.04(h). For further information, call Mathew Chandler at (415) 575-9048 or email at and ask about Record Number 2018-000622CUA.

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Persons who are unable to attend a scheduled hearing may submit written comments regarding these cases to the individuals listed for each case above at the Planning Department, 1650 Mission Street, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103. Comments received by 9:30 a.m. on the day of the hearing will be made a part of the official record and will be brought to the attention of the Commission.

Pursuant to Government Code § 65009, if you challenge, in court, the approval of a conditional use, 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 Commission at, or prior to, the public hearing.

Scott Sanchez
Zoning Administrator
Planning Department
1650 Mission Street, 4th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103


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