Planning Commission

Thursday, October 8, 2020

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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 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 intends to hold a PUBLIC HEARING on these items and on other matters on Thursday, October 8, 2020, beginning at 1:00 p.m. or later, in City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 400. Please be advised that due to the COVID-19 emergency, the Planning Commission may be required to conduct this hearing remotely. Additional information may be found on the Department's website.

2014.0734CUA/ENV: 1950 Page Street – north side between Stanyan and Shrader Streets, Lot 010 of Assessor’s Block 1227 (District 5) - Request for a Conditional Use Authorization, pursuant to Planning Code Sections 209.2, 303, and 304, for a Planned Unit Development (PUD) to legalize the change of use from a community facility (formerly the Boys and Girls Club) to a performing arts school (Institute for Arts and Culture) for Grades 6-12, up to 250 students within an RM-2 (Residential, Mixed, Moderate Density) Zoning District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District. The proposal would add a new 3rd floor level consisting of classrooms and seven units of group housing for faculty and visiting students and horizontal additions to the existing 2-story building. The building area would increase from approximately 31,000 square feet to 54,700 square feet. The proposal would include 25 classrooms, 7 vehicle parking spaces, 103 Class 1 bicycle parking spaces, and 28 Class 2 bicycle parking spaces. The project is requesting PUD modifications of the floor area ratio (Planning Code Section 124), front setback (Planning Code Section 132), rear yard (Planning Code Section 134), and dwelling unit exposure (Planning Code Section 140) requirements. A Planning Commission approval at the public hearing would constitute 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 Mary Woods at (628) 652-7350 or email at mary.woods@sfgov.org and ask about Case No. 2014.0734CUA/ENV.

2019-023428CUAVAR: 123-127 Collingwood Street – east side of Collingwood Street and between 18th and 19th Streets; Lot 030 in Assessor’s Block 2695 (District 8) - Request for a Conditional Use Authorization and Rear Yard and Front Setback Variance pursuant to Planning Code Sections 132, 134, and 303 to construct a horizontal addition at the ground floor of an existing three-story, community facility (D.B.A. “LYRIC”) and to amend Conditions of Approval listed under Motion Nos. 13536 and 15038 for a request to expand an existing community facility into a rear detached structure to be demolished and rebuilt, expand the hours of operation, eliminate organized meal programs and neighborhood advisory council meetings, increase the number of clients served to 75, eliminate the age restriction of clients served, increase the number of organized activities held at the subject property to 10 per year, and expand utilization of the rear yard as an outdoor activity area, within the Residential-House, Three Family (RH-3) Zoning District and 40-X Height and Bulk District. For further information, call Gabriela Pantoja at (628) 652-7380 or email at Gabriela.Pantoja@sfgov.org and ask about Case No. 2019-023428CUAVAR.

2019-014214DRP: 457 Mariposa Street – between Third and Illinois Streets; Lot 043 in Assessor’s Block 3994 (District 10) – Request for a Discretionary Review of Building Permit No. 2019.0702.4973, which proposes to establish a new Cannabis Retail establishment of approximately 2,500 square feet in size, including on-site consumption, in an existing one story Industrial building within the Urban Mixed Use (UMU) Zoning District and 68-X Height and Bulk District. For further information, call Michael Christensen at (628) 652-7567 or email at michael.christensen@sfgov.org and ask about Case No. 2019-014214DRP

2019-012663DRP-03: 375-377 Hearst Street – between Edna and Detroit Streets; Lot 6 in Assessor’s Block 3120 (District 7) - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2019.0702.4992 for work to comply with Planning Enforcement Case No. 2019-012663ENF. A revision to BPA# 201812077797 to legalize removal of portions of the rear wall and a proposal to construct a three-story horizontal addition to an existing two-family dwelling within the RH-1 (Residential House, One-Family) Zoning District and 40-X Height and Bulk District. The building currently consists of one conforming dwelling unit and one non-conforming dwelling unit. The rear expansion is allocated to the conforming dwelling unit only. 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 David Winslow at (628) 652-7335 or email at david.winslow@sfgov.org  and ask about Case No. 2019-012663DRP-03.

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 Commission hearing may submit written comments regarding these cases to the individuals listed for each case 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 as 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.

Corey A. Teague
Zoning Administrator