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File #: 141131    Version: Name: Planning Code - Formula Retail and Large-Scale Retail Controls
Type: Ordinance Status: Filed
Introduced: 10/27/2014 In control: Land Use and Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 11/4/2015
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Ordinance amending the Planning Code to amend the definition of Formula Retail to include businesses that have 11 or more outlets worldwide; expand the applicability of Formula Retail controls to other types of uses; require Conditional Use authorization for Formula Retail establishments in the C-3-G district with facades facing Market Street, between 6th Street and the intersection of Market Street, 12th Street and Franklin Street; provide a method for calculating the concentration of formula retail establishments in a certain area; require Planning Department staff to recommend disapproval of new formula retail in the Upper Market Neighborhood Commercial District based on concentration of existing Formula Retail; delete the requirement for Conditional Use authorization when a Formula Retail establishment changes operator but remains the same size and use category; define intensification and abandonment for Formula Retail uses; require Formula Retail uses to comply with performance guidelines; amend the Conditional Use criteria for Large-Scale Retail Uses, and for Formula Retail uses of 20,000 gross square feet or greater except for General and Specialty Grocery stores, to require an economic impact study and establish new fees for said study; require 30 days’ public notice for conditional use hearings on proposed Formula Retail uses; amend Neighborhood Commercial Districts that required Conditional Use for Financial and Limited Financial Services to principally permit Financial and Limited Financial Services except in the Castro Street Neighborhood Commercial District, Upper Market Neighborhood Commercial Transit District, and 24th Street - Noe Valley Neighborhood Commercial District; delete the Conditional Use requirement for Walk-Up Facilities that are not set back 3 feet; and correct various Code provisions to ensure accuracy of cross-references; and adopting findings, including environmental findings, Planning Code, Section 302 findings, and findings of consistency with the General Plan, and the eight priority policies of Planning Code, Section 101.1.
Sponsors: Eric Mar
Attachments: 1. Leg Ver1, 2. Leg Dig Ver1
Related files: 140844, 150164
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