Hearing

Planning Commission

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Time
1:00pm
Location
Stream at https://sfgovtv.org/planning – Public Comment: (415) 655-0001 / Access Code: TBD
Neighborhood

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, October 6, 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.

2022-004159CUA: 3334 SACRAMENTO STREET – North side of Sacramento Street between Walnut Street and Presidio Avenue; Lot 006 in Assessor's Block 1008 (District 1) - Request for a Conditional Use Authorization pursuant to Planning Code Sections 724 and 303 to legalize an approximately 900 square foot Personal Service use at the existing ground floor commercial tenant space. The existing Personal Service use will continue to function as a salon (d.b.a. Sublime Salon) and occupy the ground floor only, within an NCD (Sacramento Street Neighborhood Commercial) Zoning District and a 40-X height and Bulk District. This project was reviewed under the Community Business Priority Processing Program (CB3P). 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 Gretel Gunther at (628) 652-7607 or email at gretel.gunther@sfgov.org and ask about Case No. 2022-004159CUA.

2022-004128CUA: 2044 FILLMORE STREET – East side between California and Pine Streets; Lot 022 in Assessor’s Block 0653 (District 2) - Request for Conditional Use Authorization pursuant to Planning Code Sections 303 and 718 to establish Massage Establishment as a new principal use for an existing business with accessory massage use (d.b.a. RedMint). The project is located within the Upper Fillmore Street NCD (Neighborhood Commercial) Zoning District, Japantown Planning Area, and 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 Laura Ajello at (628) 652-7353 or email at laura.ajello@sfgov.org and ask about Case No. 2022-004128CUA.

2021-011356CUA: 4849 MISSION STREET – East side of Mission Street between Russia Avenue and Avenue Street; Lot 018 in Assessor’s Block 6272 (District NCD) - Request for Conditional Use Authorization pursuant to Planning Code Sections 102, 303, and 720 720 to establish a Religious Institution use on the first floor of the subject property within the Excelsior Outer Mission Zoning District and 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 Ryan Balba at 628-652-7331 or email at Ryan.Balba@sfgov.org and ask about Record No. 2021-011356CUA.

2022-004486CUA: 615 GRANT AVENUE – West side between California and Sacramento Streets; Lot 055 in Assessor’s Block 0242 (District 3) - Request for Conditional Use Authorization pursuant to Planning Code Sections 121.4, 303, and 811 to establish a Social Service or Philanthropic Facility use (dba “Chinatown Community Development Center, Inc.”) occupying greater than 5,000 square feet at the upper levels of the existing building. The project is located within the CVR (Chinatown-Visitor Retail) Zoning District and 50-N 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 Jonathan Vimr at (628) 652-7319 or email at jonathan.vimr@sfgov.org and ask about Case No. 2022-004486CUA.

2022-005675CUA: 429 CASTRO STREET – East side of Castro Street between 18th and 17th Streets; Lot 085 in Assessor’s Block 3582 (District 8) – Request for a Conditional Use Authorization, pursuant to Planning Code Sections 182(b), 202.4, 303, and 715, to establish Nighttime Entertainment and a Bar Use on the first and second stories, alongside the existing Movie Theater Use within the existing multi-story theater building. The project includes interior and exterior alterations, including construction of a new one-story rear addition to add new dressing rooms, a restroom, and a storage platform. This Conditional Use Authorization requires a legislative amendment to the Planning Code to require a Conditional Use Authorization to establish a Nighttime Entertainment Use on the second floor within the Castro Street NCD Zoning District (See Board of Supervisors File Nos. 220709 and 220862). The subject property is located within the Castro Street NCD (Neighborhood Commercial) Zoning District and a 65-B Height and Bulk District. For further information, call Alex Westhoff at (628) 652-7314 or email alex.westhoff@sfgov.org and ask about Case No. 2022-005675CUA.

2022-005693PCA [Board File No. 220709] Planning Code - Nighttime Entertainment Castro Street Neighborhood Commercial District – Ordinance amending the Planning Code, to change the zoning controls in the Castro Street Neighborhood Commercial District to allow Nighttime Entertainment with a Conditional Use authorization on the second floor; and 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 audrey.merlone@sfgov.org and ask about Case No. 2022-005693PCA.

2022-000267DRP: 3059 25TH STREET – between Harrison and Alabama Streets Lot 039A in Assessor’s Block 4271 (District 9) - Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application no. 2021.1215.4501 to construct a vertical addition to a single-family residence 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 david.winslow@sfgov.org and ask about Case No. 2022-000267DRP.

2021-004987DRP: 2760 DIVISADERO STREET – southwest corner of Green Street; Lot 020 in Assessor’s Block 0953 (District 2) - Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application no. 2021.0223.5187 to extend a 4th level rear deck and railing over an existing flat roof with no additional square footage or change to existing single-family house 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 david.winslow@sfgov.org and ask about Case No. 2021-004987DRP.

2020-010011DRP: 3753 21ST STREET – between Sanchez and Noe Streets Lot 076 in Assessor’s Block 3621 (District 8) - Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application no. 2020.0821.2328 to construct a horizontal addition to a single-family residence 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 david.winslow@sfgov.org and ask about Case No. 2020-010011DRP.


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 Commission at, or prior to, the public hearing.

Corey A. Teague
Zoning Administrator
Planning Department
49 South Van Ness Avenue, Suite 1400
San Francisco, CA 94103

09/14/2022