Thursday, March 24, 2022
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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 intends to hold a PUBLIC HEARING on these items and on other matters on Thursday, March 24, 2022, beginning at 1:00 p.m. or later. Please be advised that due to the COVID-19 emergency, the Planning 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.
2021-007709ENX: 1298 HOWARD STREET – northeast corner of 9th and Howard Streets - Lots 019, 024, 025, 086 & 087 in Assessor’s Block 3728 (District 6) – Request to amend the Large Project Authorization (LPA) granted by Motion No. 19867 on March 2, 2017, pursuant to Planning Code Section 329, to allow exceptions to the Planning Code requirements for off street parking (Planning Code Section 151.1) and mid-block alley controls (Planning Code Section 270.2). The previously approved LPA allowed for the demolition of the existing structures, the merger of five lots and the new construction of two 45- and 55-foot tall, four- and five-story mixed-use buildings totaling approximately 142,500 square feet that includes 13,850 square feet of ground floor office and or commercial retail space, and 128,650 square feet of residential use for 124 dwelling units. The requested exception to off-street parking would allow the conversion of 11 parking spaces from non-residential to residential use in excess of what is principally permitted by Planning Code Table 151.1. The Project would maintain the approved 71 off-street parking spaces. The other requested exception would permit the mid-block alley to be secured by gates closed at night. The subject property is located within the Residential Enclave-Mixed (RED-MX), Western SoMa Mixed Use General (WMUG) and Regional Commercial (RCD) Zoning Districts and 45-X and 55-X Height and Bulk Districts. This action constitutes the Approval Action for the project for purposes of CEQA, pursuant to Section 31.04(h) of the San Francisco Administrative Code. For further information, call Alex Westhoff at 628-652-7314, or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org and ask about Case No. 2021-007709ENX.
2022-000546MAP/PCA: Production, Distribution, Repair Uses (Board File No. 220041): Ordinance amending the Planning Code and Zoning Map to eliminate the Industrial Protection Zone Special Use District, and allow Social Service or Philanthropic Facilities Uses greater than 5,000 gross square feet subject to a conditional use authorization in Production, Distribution, and Repair 2 (PDR-2) districts; affirming the Planning Department’s determination under the California Environmental Quality Act; making findings of consistency with the General Plan, and the eight priority policies of Planning Code, Section 101.1; and making findings of public necessity, convenience, and welfare pursuant to Planning Code, Section 302. The proposed amendments will be before the Planning Commission so that it may recommend adoption, rejection, or adoption with modifications to the Board of Supervisors. For further information, contact Jeremy Shaw at (628) 652-7449 or email@example.com and ask about Case No. 2022-000546MAP/PCA.
2018-009081CUA: 2055 CHESTNUT STREET (Continued from February 17, 2022) – south side between Fillmore Street and Mallorca Way; property also fronts Lombard Street between Fillmore and Steiner Streets, Lot 009 in Assessor’s Block 0491 (District 2) - Request for Conditional Use Authorization, pursuant to Planning Code Sections 303 and 304, for a Planned Unit Development (PUD) to construct a 40-foot tall three-story mixed-use building with 49 dwelling units over approximately 36,000 square feet of commercial uses on the ground floor. The proposed building contains 80 bicycle parking spaces, a basement level parking garage with 20 vehicle parking spaces, and one off-street loading space on the Lombard Street frontage. There is approximately 6,000 square feet of common usable roof deck open space available to the dwelling units. The project proposes to demolish the existing one-story building and surface level parking lot. The subject property is located within both a NC-2 (Small-Scale Neighborhood Commercial) and NC-3 (Moderate-Scale Neighborhood Commercial) Zoning District and a 40-X Height & Bulk District. 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 Matt Dito at (628) 652-7358 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org and ask about Case No. 2018-009081CUA.
2021-001899DRP: 315 RUTLEDGE STREET – between Alabama and Peralta Streets; Lot 043 in Assessor’s Block 5541 (District 9) - Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application no. 2021.0128.3503 to construct a new three-story over basement single-family residence on a vacant lot within the RH-1 (Residential House - One Family) Zoning District and 40-X Height and Bulk District. 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 email@example.com and ask about Case No. 2021-001899DRP.
2020-009321DRP-02: 2132 16TH AVENUE – between Quintara and Rivera Streets; Lot 015 in Assessor’s Block 2202 (District 7) - Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application no. 2020.0901.3083 to a vertical addition to a two-story one-family residence within the RH-1(D) (Residential House - One Family- Detached) Zoning District and 40-X Height and Bulk District. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org and ask about Case No. 2020-009321DRP-02.
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 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 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 Planning Commission at, or prior to, the public hearing.
Corey A. Teague
49 South Van Ness Avenue, Suite 1400
San Francisco, CA 94103