Historic Preservation Commission

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

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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 posted agenda.

Notice is hereby given to the general public that application involving the property and/or issue described below has been filed with the Planning Department for review as set forth in the City Planning Code. The Historic Preservation Commission intends to hold a PUBLIC HEARING on this item and on other matters on Wednesday, August 18, 2021, beginning at 12:30 p.m. or later. Please be advised that due to the COVID-19 emergency, the Historic Preservation Commission may conduct this hearing remotely using videoconferencing technology or in-person at City Hall. Additional information may be found on the Department’s website.

2020-023623COA: 130 Townsend Street – northwest corner of Townsend and Stanford Streets, Lot 008 in Assessor’s Block 3788 (District 6) – Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness pursuant to Planning Code Section 1006 to permit a four-story vertical addition to the existing one-story historic building (“Townsend Building”) and the new construction of a separate and completely autonomous five-story building on the portion of the lot where a parking lot currently exists. The property is a contributing resource to the South End Landmark District, which is designated in Article 10 of the San Francisco Planning Code, and is located within a Central SoMa Mixed Use Office (CMUO) Zoning District and a 65-X Height and Bulk District. For further information, call Alex Westhoff at (628) 652-7314, or via email at alex.westhoff@sfgov.org and ask about Record No. 2020-023623COA.

It is strongly recommended that persons submit their comments in writing in advance of the hearing. Written comments may be submitted via email directly to the case planner.

Persons who are unable to attend the scheduled hearing may submit written comments regarding these cases to the individuals listed for each above via email or at the Planning Department, 49 South Van Ness Avenue, Suite 1400, 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 Planning 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.

Corey A. Teague
Zoning Administrator