Hearing

Planning Commission

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Time
1:00pm
Location
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 400, San Francisco, CA 94102
Neighborhood
Downtown/Civic Center

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, March 12, 2020, beginning at 1:00 p.m. or later, in City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 400.

2017-009964VAR: 526-530 Lombard Street - North side of Lombard Street between Powell and Stockton Streets, Lot 011 of Assessor’s Block 0063 (District 3) - Request for a Variance, pursuant to Planning Code Sections 134, 140, and 305 to construct a new detached four (4)-story, two (2)-unit structure on a through-lot fronting located within the RM-2 (Residential-Mixed, Moderate Density) Zoning District and 40-X Height and Bulk District. The proposed structure will be entirely in the rear yard and does not provide Code-complying exposure for at least one dwelling unit. Therefore, a variance from the rear yard, residential open space, and dwelling unit exposures requirements is required. For further information, call Carolyn Fahey at (415) 575-9139 or email at Carolyn.Fahey@sfgov.org and ask about Case No. 2017-009964VAR.

2018-011441CUAVAR: 1846 Grove Street – south side of Fulton Street between Ashbury Street and Masonic Avenue, and Atalaya Terrace, Lot 003H in Assessor’s Block 1187 (District 5)Request for Conditional Use Authorization pursuant to Planning Code Sections 209.1 and 303 to construct five dwelling units on a lot zoned RH-2 (Residential, House – Two Family) and RH-3 (Residential, House – Three Family). The Conditional Use Authorization request is to exceed the principally permitted dwelling unit density limit for the respective zoning district. The lot is located within a 40-X Height & Bulk District. Additionally, the project is also seeking variances from the rear yard requirement of Planning Code Section 134, the exposure requirement of Section 140, and bicycle parking requirement of Section 155.1. Access to the subject property is located on the south side of Fulton Street between Ashbury Street and Masonic Avenue. There is no access from Grove Street. This item was previously heard in a duly noticed public hearing on December 12, 2019. 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 Matt Dito at (415) 575-9164 or email at Matthew.Dito@sfgov.org and ask about Case No. 2018-011441CUAVAR.

2018-006299CUA: 378 8th Avenue – east side of 8th Avenue between Clement Street and Geary Blvd.; Lot 024 in Assessor’s Block 1439 (District 1) – Request for Conditional Use Authorization, pursuant to Planning Code Sections 303 and 317, to demolish a three-story single-family dwelling and construct a three-story two-family dwelling. The subject property is located within an RM-1 (Residential, Mixed, Low Density) 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. 2018-006299CUA.

2015-000940GPA: Market and Octavia Area Plan Amendment – Adoption of Amendments to the General Plan – Pursuant to San Francisco Planning Code 340, the Planning Commission will consider General Plan Amendments to amend the Market and Octavia Area Plan, encompassing an area generally bounded by Haight Street from Octavia Boulevard to Gough Street, Gough Street from Haight Street to Page Street, Franklin Street from Page Street to Fell Street, Fell Street from Franklin Street to Van Ness Avenue, Van Ness Avenue from Fell Street to Hayes Street, Hayes Street from Van Ness Avenue to Larkin Street, Market Street from Ninth Street to 10th Street, midblock between 10th Street and 11th Street from Market Street to Mission Street, Mission Street from 10th Street to Washburn Street, a portion of Washburn Street, Minna Street from 10th Street to just past Lafayette Street (with certain lots excluded), midblock between Lafayette Street and 12th Street to Howard Street, Howard Street just north of 12th and 13th streets, and 13th Street to Octavia Boulevard and Haight Street; making conforming amendments to the Housing Element and the Arts Element; making environmental findings under the California Environmental Quality Act, including adoption of a statement of overriding considerations, and 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 more information, go to https://sfplanning.org/market-street-hub-project. For further information, call Lily Langlois at (415) 575-9083 or email at Lily.Langlois@sfgov.org and ask about Case No. 2015-000940GPA.

2015-000940PCA-01: Market and Octavia Area Plan Amendment – Adoption of Amendments to the Planning Code – Pursuant to San Francisco Planning Code 302, the Planning Commission will consider Planning Code Amendments to give effect to the Market and Octavia Area Plan Amendment, encompassing an area generally bounded by Haight Street from Octavia Boulevard to Gough Street, Gough Street from Haight Street to Page Street, Franklin Street from Page Street to Fell Street, Fell Street from Franklin Street to Van Ness Avenue, Van Ness Avenue from Fell Street to Hayes Street, Hayes Street from Van Ness Avenue to Larkin Street, Market Street from Ninth Street to 10th Street, midblock between 10th Street and 11th Street from Market Street to Mission Street, Mission Street from 10th Street to Washburn Street, a portion of Washburn Street, Minna Street from 10th Street to just past Lafayette Street (with certain lots excluded), midblock between Lafayette Street and 12th Street to Howard Street, Howard Street just north of 12th and 13th streets, and 13th Street to Octavia Boulevard and Haight Street; amending Planning Code Sections 145.4, 151.1, 249.33, 261.1, 263.19, 270, 309, 401, 415.3, 421.5, 424.1, 424.3, and 424.4; making environmental findings under the California Environmental Quality Act, including adoption of a statement of overriding considerations, and 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 more information, go to https://sfplanning.org/market-street-hub-project. For further information, call Lily Langlois at (415) 575-9083 or email at Lily.Langlois@sfgov.org and ask about Case No. 2015-000940PCA-01.

Map showing area outline2015-000940MAP: Market and Octavia Area Plan Amendment – Adoption of Amendments to the Zoning Map – Pursuant to San Francisco Planning Code 302, the Planning Commission will consider Zoning Map Amendments to the Planning Code to amend the Van Ness and Market Special Use District and make other amendments to the Height and Bulk District Maps and Zoning Use District Maps consistent with the Market and Octavia Area Plan Amendment, encompassing an area generally bounded by Haight Street from Octavia Boulevard to Gough Street, Gough Street from Haight Street to Page Street, Franklin Street from Page Street to Fell Street, Fell Street from Franklin Street to Van Ness Avenue, Van Ness Avenue from Fell Street to Hayes Street, Hayes Street from Van Ness Avenue to Larkin Street, Market Street from Ninth Street to 10th Street, midblock between 10th Street and 11th Street from Market Street to Mission Street, Mission Street from 10th Street to Washburn Street, a portion of Washburn Street, Minna Street from 10th Street to just past Lafayette Street (with certain lots excluded), midblock between Lafayette Street and 12th Street to Howard Street, Howard Street just north of 12th and 13th streets, and 13th Street to Octavia Boulevard and Haight Street; making environmental findings under the California Environmental Quality Act, including adoption of a statement of overriding considerations, and 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 more information, go to https://sfplanning.org/market-street-hub-project.  For further information, call Lily Langlois at (415) 575-9083 or email at Lily.Langlois@sfgov.org and ask about Case No. 2015-000940MAP.

2015-000940PCA-02: Hub Housing Sustainability District – Adoption of Amendments to the Business and Tax Regulations Code and the Planning Code – Pursuant to San Francisco Planning Code 302, the Planning Commission will consider Planning Code and Business and Tax Regulations Code Amendments to create the Hub Housing Sustainability District, encompassing an area generally bounded by Haight Street from Octavia Boulevard to Gough Street, Gough Street from Haight Street to Page Street, Franklin Street from Page Street to Fell Street, Fell Street from Franklin Street to Van Ness Avenue, Van Ness Avenue from Fell Street to Hayes Street, Hayes Street from Van Ness Avenue to Larkin Street, Market Street from Ninth Street to 10th Street, midblock between 10th Street and 11th Street from Market Street to Mission Street, Mission Street from 10th Street to Washburn Street, a portion of Washburn Street, Minna Street from 10th Street to just past Lafayette Street (with certain lots excluded), midblock between Lafayette Street and 12th Street to Howard Street, Howard Street just north of 12th and 13th streets, and 13th Street to Octavia Boulevard and Haight Street; to provide a streamlined and ministerial approval process for certain housing projects meeting specific labor, on-site affordability, and other requirements; making environmental findings under the California Environmental Quality Act, including adoption of a statement of overriding considerations, and 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 more information, go to https://sfplanning.org/market-street-hub-project.  For further information, call Lily Langlois at (415) 575-9083 or email at Lily.Langlois@sfgov.org and ask about Case No. 2015-000940PCA-02.

2018-013511DRP: 350 Liberty Street – between Sanchez and Church Streets; Lot 047 in Assessor’s Block 3605 (District 8) - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2018.0921.1017 for the construction a 343 sq. ft horizontal front addition and to the third floor of an existing 3-story single-family dwelling 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 (415) 575-9159 or email at david.winslow@sfgov.org and ask about Case No. 2017-013511DRP.

2017-015039DRP: 350-352 San Jose Avenue – between 25th & 26th Streets; Lot 010A in Assessor’s Block 6532 (District 8) - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2018.0403.5430 for a rear horizontal and vertical addition to add eight dwelling units to an existing two-story, four-dwelling unit residential building within the RM-2 (Residential Mixed, Moderate Density) 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 (415) 575-9159 or email at david.winslow@sfgov.org and ask about Case No. 2017-015039DRP.

2017-00964DRP: 526-530 Lombard – between Fielding and Stockton Streets; Lot 011 in Assessor’s Block 0063 (District 3) - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2017.0718.2272 for new construction of a two dwelling-unit 3,269 square foot four-story building at the rear of a through lot fronting onto Fielding Place within the RM-2 (Residential Mixed, Moderate Density) Zoning District and 40-X Height and Bulk District. There is an existing four-story three-dwelling unit building at the front of the subject property fronting Lombard Street. There is no proposed additional off-street parking. 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 (415) 575-9159 or email at david.winslow@sfgov.org and ask about Case No. 2017-00964DRP.

Persons who are unable to attend the scheduled 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 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

02/19/2020