Hearing

Planning Commission

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Time
1:00pm
Location
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 400
Neighborhood

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 27, 2019, beginning at 1:00 p.m. or later, in City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 400.

Case No. 2016-001794DNXSHD: 95 Hawthorne Street – east side of Hawthorne Street between Folsom and Howard Streets; Lot 012 in Assessor’s Block 3735 (District 6) - Requests for Downtown Project Authorization pursuant to Planning Code Sections 210.2 and 309 to allow a project greater than 50,000 square feet of floor area within the C-3 Zoning District with exceptions including “Ground-level wind currents in C-3 Districts” (Section 148); and 2) Adoption of Shadow Findings that project shadows would not adversely affect use of public open space at Guy Place Park, a park under the jurisdiction of or designated for acquisition by the Recreation and Park Commission (Section 295).  The Project is utilizing the Individually-Requested State Density Bonus Program to achieve a density bonus thereby maximizing residential density on the Site and includes waivers from:1) Setbacks and Streetwall Articulation (Section 132.1(c)(1)); 2) Rear Yard (Section 134); 3) Common and Private Useable Open Space (Section 135); 4) Dwelling Unit Exposure (Section 140); and 5) Height (Section 250).  The Project would demolish the existing five-story office building and construction of a new 42-story residential building reaching a height of 443’-9”tall (462’-3” including rooftop mechanical equipment) with approximately 3,500 square feet of ground-floor retail.  The Project would contain a mix of 199 one-bedroom units, 144 two-bedroom units, and 49 three-bedroom units totaling 392 dwelling units, with over 18 percent of the total units (55 dwelling units) provided as affordable (Below Market Rate).  The Project would provide 107 off-street vehicle parking spaces, 4 car-share spaces, and 3 freight loading spaces within a below-grade garage in addition to 184 Class 1 and 24 Class 2 bicycle parking spaces.  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 Nicholas Foster at (415) 575-9167 or email at nicholas.foster@sfgov.org  and ask about Case No. 2016-001794DNXSHD.

Case No. 2016-006164CUA: 2478 Geary Blvd – north side of Geary Boulevard between Lyon and Baker Streets; Lot 019 in Assessor’s Block 1081 (District 2) – Request for Conditional Use Authorization, pursuant to Planning Code Sections 303 and 317, to demolish a one-story over basement single-family dwelling and construct a four-story over basement three-family dwelling. The subject property is located within an RH-3 (Residential, House, Three Family) Zoning District and a 40-X Height & 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 (415) 575-9142 or email at laura.ajello@sfgov.org and ask about Case No. 2016-006164CUA.

Case No. 2015-005763CUA: 247 17th Avenue – west side, between California and Clement Streets, Lot 009 in Assessor’s Block 1416: Request for Conditional Use Authorization per Planning Code Sections 303 and 317 to demolish a two-family dwelling through a major alteration within an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) Zoning District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District. The proposal includes renovation of the front façade and vertical and horizontal additions. The resulting building will contain two dwelling units. 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 (415) 575-9142 or email at laura.ajello@sfgov.org and ask about Case No. 2015-005763CUA.

Case No. 2018-014378CUA: 733 Washington Street – south side of Washington Street between Walter U Lum Place and Grant Avenue; Lot 011 in Assessor’s Block 0209 (District 3) – Request for Conditional Use Authorization, pursuant to Planning Code Sections 303 and 811, to allow a change of use from an existing Limited Restaurant to a Restaurant (dba Washington Bakery & Restaurant) in an existing building within the CVR (Chinatown Visitor Retail) Zoning District and a 50-N Height and Bulk District. This change of use will enable the proposed restaurant to obtain an ABC License Type 41 for the on-site sale of wine and beer. No changes to the front façade of the building or construction are associated with this proposal. 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 Kristina Phung at (415) 558-6373 or email at kristina.phung@sfgov.org  and ask about Case No. 2018-014378CUA. 

Case No. 2018-008277CUAVAR: 952 Clement Street – northeast corner of Clement Street and 11th Avenue; Lot 022 in Assessor’s Block 1423 (District 1) – Request for Conditional Use Authorization and a Rear Yard Variance Request, pursuant to Planning Code Sections 121.2, 134, and 716, to establish a two-story, 7,160 square-foot Institutional Use (d.b.a. “Community Youth Center”) in an existing building within the Inner Clement NCD (Neighborhood Commercial) Zoning District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District. The proposal also includes the addition of a stair enclosure on the roof partially within the required rear yard. 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 David Weissglass at (415) 575-9177 or email at david.weissglass@sfgov.org  and ask about Case No. 2018-008277CUAVAR.

Case No. 2019-000297DRP: 1608-1610 Vallejo Street – between Franklin Street and Van Ness Avenue; Lot 007 in Assessor’s Block 0551 (District 2) - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2019.0208.2501 for the addition of one Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) in the garage of an existing 5-unit property 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 Weissglass at (415) 575-9177 or email at david.weissglass@sfgov.org  and ask about Case No. 2019-000297DRP

Case No. 2018-011962DRP: 869 Alvarado Street – south side between Hoffman Ave. and Douglass St.; Lot 037 in Assessor’s Block 2802 (District 8) - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2018.0823.8143, to construct a one-story attached garage in the existing side drive way on an existing three-story, single-family dwelling 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 Mathew Chandler at (415) 575-9048 or email at Mathew.chandler@sfgov.org  and ask about Case No. 2018-011962DRP


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
Zoning Administrator
Planning Department
1650 Mission Street, 4th Floor
San Francisco, CA  94103
6/05/2019