Hearing

Planning Commission

Thursday, February 16, 2023

Time
1:00pm
Location
Commission Chambers, Rm 400 - City Hall - 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
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 onitems and on other matters on Thursday, February 16, 2023, 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.

2022-011188CUA: 1700 CALIFORNIA STREET – north side of California Street between Van Ness Avenue and Franklin Street; Lots 036 and 040 in Assessor’s Block 0642 (District 2) - Request for Conditional Use Authorization, pursuant to Planning Code Sections 209.3 and 303 to permit a change of use for 47,238 square feet on floors two through five of the subject property from a General Office use to a Health Service use, located within the RC-4 (Residential-Commercial, High-Density) Zoning District, an 80-D Height and Bulk District, the Van Ness Special Use District and the Van Ness Automotive Special Use 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 Christy Alexander at (628) 652-7334 or email at christy.alexander@sfgov.org and ask about Record No. 2022-011188CUA.

2021-005938CUA: 276 GRAND VIEW AVENUE – west side of Grand View Avenue between Alvarado and 22nd Streets; Lot 012 in Block 2764 (District 8) - Request for a Conditional Use Authorization, pursuant to Planning Code Sections 249.92, 303 and 317 for the demolition of an existing two-story-over-garage single-family residence and construction of a new three-story-over-garage single-family residence with two parking spaces within the Residential-House, Two-Family (RH-2) Zoning District, 40-X Height and Bulk District, and Central Neighborhoods Large Residence Special Use 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 Alex Westhoff at (628) 652-7314 or email at Alex.Westhoff@sfgov.org and ask about Case No. 2021-005938CUA.

2022-008234CUA: 524 HOWARD STREET – north side of Howard Street between 1ST and 2ND Streets; Lot 013 Block 3721 (District 6) - Request for Conditional Use Authorization pursuant to Planning Code Section 156(f) and 303 to permit a two-year extension of an existing temporary Public Parking Lot use on the subject property within the C-3-O (SD) Zoning District, the Transbay C-3 Special Use District, the Transit Center C-3-O(SD) Commercial Special Use District, and 450-S Height and Bulk District. For further information, call Emily Lane at (628) 652-7582 or email at Emily.Lane@sfgov.org and ask about Case No. 2022-008234CUA.

2022-004485CUA: 221 MAIN STREET – east side of Main Street between Folsom and Howard Streets; Lot 034 Block 3740 (District 6) - Request for Conditional Use Authorization pursuant to Planning Code Section 210.2 and 303 to allow a non-retail fitness center on the ground floor of the subject property within the C-3-O (SD) Zoning District and 200-S 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 Emily Lane at (628) 652-7582 or email at Emily.Lane@sfgov.org and ask about Case No. 2022-004485CUA.

2022-003898CUA: 1019 OCEAN AVE – South side of Ocean Avenue between Lee Avenue and Harold Avenue; Lot 041 in Assessor’s Block 6945 (District 11) - Request for Conditional Use Authorization pursuant to Planning Code Sections 202.2(a), 303, and 755 to establish an approximately 888 square-foot Cannabis Retail use within a vacant ground floor space of the existing three-story mixed-use building, with no on-site smoking or vaporizing of cannabis products within the Ocean Avenue Neighborhood Commercial Transit Zoning District and a 45-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. 2022-003898CUA.

2019-020031CUA: 2861-2899 SAN BRUNO AVENUE AND 90-98 WOOLSEY STREET – east side of San Bruno Avenue between Woolsey and Wayland Streets; Lots 037 & 022 in Block 5457 (District 9) - Request for Conditional Use Authorization, pursuant to Planning Code Section 317 and 303 to allow for the removal of 20 unauthorized dwelling units and to legalize the tantamount to demolition of two dwelling units at the subject property within the San Bruno Avenue NCD (Neighborhood Commercial District) and 40-X Height and Bulk District. The resulting project would restore the buildings to their legally permitted condition, containing a total of 12 dwelling units, 12 professional service spaces, and 6 ground floor retail spaces spanning across six adjacent, four-story buildings. The proposal is to address multiple Notices of Violation from the Planning Department and Department of Building Inspection. The current proposal is not a project under CEQA Guidelines Sections 15060(c) and 15378 because there is no direct or indirect physical change in the environment. For tenant counseling and/or legal services, please refer to the Rent Board Referral Listing 590 Referral List 10.12.22 (sf.gov) or the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development Rent relief resources | San Francisco (sf.gov). For further information, call Kimberly Durandet at 628-652-7315 or email at kimberly.durandet@sfgov.org and ask about Record No. 2019-020031CUA.

2021-004066DRP: 372 DOLORES STREET between Chula Lane and 17th Street; Lot 008 in Assessor’s Block 3566 (District 8) – Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application no. 2021.0820.6824 to convert existing first floor storage and basement of four-story multi-family residential building to one ADU using the Local ADU Program within the RH-3 (Residential House - Three Family 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. 2021-004066DRP.

2022-004943DRP: 1304 VALENCIA STREET between 24th and 25th Streets; Lot 002 in Assessor’s Block 6514 (District 8) – Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application no. 2022.0420.2645 to construct a third story-vertical addition and 2-story horizontal addition to add a dwelling unit to an existing 2-story, 2-dwelling over ground level commercial building within the NCT (Neighborhood Commercial Transit) and 55-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. 2022-004943DRP.


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 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 Planning 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

1/26/2023