Thursday, June 20, 2019
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 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 will hold a PUBLIC HEARING on these items and on other matters on Thursday, June 20, 2019, beginning at 1:00 p.m. or later, in City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 400.
Case No. 2019-006421PCA [Board File No. 190459] - Temporary Uses: Intermittent Activities: Ordinance amending the Planning Code to allow operation of a farmers’ market on the Department of Motor Vehicles Field Office parking lot at 1377 Fell Street by allowing an intermittent activity to be located on a lot with a public facility in specified residential zoning 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 adopting findings of public necessity, convenience, and welfare under Planning Code, Section 302. For further information, call Veronica Flores at (415) 575-9173 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org and ask about Case No. 2019-006421PCA.
Case No. 2016-015814CUA: 5400 Geary Boulevard – northwest corner at 18th Avenue, Lot 048 in Assessor’s Block 1450 (District 1) - Request for Conditional Use Authorization, pursuant to Planning Code Sections 121.2, 202.4, 303 and 712, to modify Planning Commission Motion No. 18853 for Case No. 2004.0482CEK! related to the renovation of the existing Alexandria Theatre building, to change the previously approved use of a movie theatre and retail/commercial uses to a retail sales and service use for a swim center and learning center, and non-retail professional service use, to allow a non-residential use size exceeding 5,999 square feet, and to locate a non-retail professional service use on the 3rd floor of the theatre building, totaling approximately 37,000 square feet. The project site is located in the NC-3 (Moderate-Scale Neighborhood Commercial) District and a 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 Mary Woods at (415) 558-6315 or email email@example.com, and ask about Case No. 2015-015814CUA.
Case No. 2014-000203ENXCUA: 655 4th Street, 280-290 and 292-296 Townsend Street – located on the northeast side of 4th Street, at the intersection of 4th and Townsend Streets, Lots 026, 028, 050, 161-164, Block 3787 (District 6) – Request for Large Project Authorization & Conditional Use Authorization, pursuant to Planning Code Sections 303, 317, 329, and 848, for new construction over 85-ft in height and measuring more than 50,000 gross square feet in size, and for removal of dwelling units and development of a hotel in the CMUO Zoning District for the proposed project at 655 4th Street, 280-290 and 292-296 Townsend Street. The project proposes to demolish three existing buildings and the associated parking lots and construct two new buildings with 960 residential dwelling units (approximately 1,014,968 square feet), a 38-room hotel (approximately 24,509 square feet), 21,840 square feet of office, approximately 18,454 square feet of ground-floor retail and 2,484 square feet of retail/indoor privately-owned public open space (POPOS). The Project includes approximately 10,512 square feet of private open space and 24,495 square feet of outdoor privately-owned public open space (POPOS). The project site was identified as a “key site” in the Central SoMa Plan and is anticipated to provide qualified amenities, including a plaza and improved pedestrian network. Under the Large Project Authorization, the project is requesting exceptions from the following Planning Code (PC) requirements: PC 132.4 [Building Setbacks, Streetwall Articulation and Tower Separation]; PC 135 & 329(e)(3)(B)(vi) [Usable Open Space for Residential Units]; PC 138 [POPOS Design]; 140 & 249.78(d)(11) [Dwelling Unit Exposure]; PC 145.1 [Street Frontage Controls]; PC 145.4 [Ground Floor Commercial Street Frontage Controls]; PC 155(r) [Protected Pedestrian-, Cycling-, and Transit-Oriented Street Frontages]; PC 249.78(d)(9) [Wind]; PC 249.78(c)(6) [Uses on Large Development Sites]; PC 261.1 [Narrow and Mid-Block Alley Controls]; and PC 270(h) [Central SoMa Bulk Controls]. The project site is located in the CMUO Zoning District, Central SoMa Special Use District and a 400-CS 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 Linda Ajello Hoagland at (415) 575-6823, and ask about Case No. 2014-000203ENXCUA.
Case No. 2018-016871DRP: 3600 Scott – near Beach Street; Lot 017 in Assessor’s Block 0441A (District 2) - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2018.1213.8275 for construction of a horizontal addition to an existing second floor rear deck 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 Katherine Wilborn at (415) 575-9114 or email at Katherine.Wilborn@sfgov.org and ask about Case No. 2017-006245DRP
Persons who are unable to attend the scheduled Planning Commission hearing may submit written comments regarding these cases to the individuals listed for each case above at the Planning Department, 1650 Mission Street, 4th Floor, 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
1650 Mission Street, 4th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103