Thursday, May 26, 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, May 26, 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.
2022-002926PCA: Planning, Administrative Codes – Affordable Housing Code Enforcement [Board File No. 220262] - Ordinance amending the Planning Code to permit the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development to enforce, and collect fines and penalties for violations of, Planning Code provisions governing affordable housing; amending the Administrative Code to allow the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development (MOHCD) to use the proceeds in the Affordable Housing Enforcement Fund for all Planning Code enforcement activities by MOHCD relating to affordable housing; affirming the Planning Department’s determination under the California Environmental Quality Act; and 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 Audrey Merlone at (628) 652-7534 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org and ask about Case No. 2022-002926PCA.
2022-003902PCA: Neighborhood Commercial and Mixed Use Zoning Districts [Board File 220340] Ordinance amending the Planning Code, Sponsored by Supervisor Haney, to update and reorganize Neighborhood Commercial and Mixed Use Zoning District controls, including, among other things, to 1) permit Accessory Arts Activities, and production, wholesaling, and processing of goods and commodities, to occupy more than one-third of total space in Commercial (C), Downtown Residential (DTR), Eastern Neighborhoods Mixed Use, Mission Bay, and Residential-Commercial (RC) Districts; 2) principally permit Arts Activities, Job Training, Public Facility, and Social Service and Philanthropic Facility uses in the Folsom Street Neighborhood Commercial Transit (NCT), SoMa NCT, Regional Commercial, and certain Eastern Neighborhoods Mixed Use Districts, and in historic and nonconforming commercial buildings in Residential Enclave Districts; 3) principally permit General Entertainment and Nighttime Entertainment uses in the Folsom Street NCT District; 4) principally permit Bar uses on the second floor in the Folsom Street NCT and Regional Commercial Districts; 5) principally permit Nighttime Entertainment uses in the Regional Commercial and Western SoMa Mixed Use - General (WMUG) Districts; 6) conditionally permit Nighttime Entertainment in the Mixed Use - General (MUG) and WMUG Districts; 7) principally permit Job Training, Public Facility, and Social Service and Philanthropic Facility uses in the SoMa NCT District and certain Eastern Neighborhoods Districts; 8) require that large developments in South of Market Mixed Use Districts, which contain commercial spaces, provide a mix of commercial space sizes; 9) require that all Nighttime Entertainment uses comply with the Entertainment Commission’s good neighbor policies; and 10) remove certain limitations on location for Nighttime Entertainment and Animal Services uses in the Western SoMa Special Use District; and adopting environmental findings, findings of public necessity, convenience, and welfare under Planning Code, Section 302, and findings of consistency with the General Plan, and the eight priority policies of Planning Code, Section 101.1. For further information, call Aaron Starr at (628) 652-7753 or email at email@example.com and ask about Case No. 2022-003902PCA.
2021-012952CUA: 2030 UNION STREET – north side between Buchanan and Webster Streets; Lot 009 in Assessor's Block 0532 (District 2) - Request for a Conditional Use Authorization pursuant to Planning Code Sections 725, 202.2(a)(5), and 303 to establish a Cannabis Retail use on the first floor (approximately 996 square feet) within the Union Street NCD (Neighborhood Commercial District) Zoning District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District. 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 Kalyani Agnihotri at (628) 652-7454 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org and ask about Case No. 2021-012952CUA.
2020-005176DRP: 45 BERNARD STREET – between Taylor and Jones Streets; Lot 030 in Assessor’s Block 0157 (District 3) - Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application no. 2020.0822.2415 to construct a rear horizontal addition; alter the exterior of the existing building; and to legalize an existing residential unit within the RH-3 (Residential House - Three 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. 2020-005176DRP.
2021-001778DRP: 1603 TREAT STREET – between Ripley and Precita Streets; Lot 014 in Assessor’s Block 5543 (District 9) - Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application no. 2021.0125.3210 to construct a rear horizontal and vertical addition within the RH-2 (Residential House - Two 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 firstname.lastname@example.org and ask about Case No. 2021-001778DRP.
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