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File #: 200650    Version: 1 Name: Hearing - Initiative Ordinance - Planning Code and Business and Tax Regulations Code - Save Our Small Businesses Initiative, Simplifying Restrictions in Neighborhood Commercial Districts and Permitting Processes for Certain Businesses
Type: Hearing Status: Filed
Introduced: 6/16/2020 In control: Rules Committee
On agenda: Final action: 7/13/2020
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Hearing to consider the proposed Initiative Ordinance submitted by the Mayor to the voters for the November 3, 2020, Election, entitled “Ordinance amending the Planning Code and the Business and Tax Regulations Code to adopt and implement the Save our Small Businesses Initiative to simplify procedures and allow greater flexibility for certain kinds of businesses by 1) coordinating and streamlining City review and inspection procedures for principally permitted storefront uses in Neighborhood Commercial and Neighborhood Commercial Transit districts; 2) allowing eating and drinking uses in Neighborhood Commercial and Neighborhood Commercial districts to offer workspaces; 3) expanding principally and conditionally permitted uses in Neighborhood Commercial and Neighborhood Commercial Transit districts; 4) removing neighborhood notice requirements for principally permitted uses in Neighborhood Commercial and Neighborhood Commercial Transit districts and limited commercial and limited corner commercial uses; 5) broadening the definition of a Bona Fide Eating Place and Social Service or Philanthropic Facility; 6) permitting temporary "pop-up" retail activities in vacant commercial storefronts; 7) allowing certain outdoor activity areas on the ground level; 8) allowing temporary uses in certain bars and entertainment venues; 9) removing certain buffer requirements near NC-1 districts, limited commercial uses and limited corner commercial uses; 10) adopting a policy to allow use of parklets for certain kinds of restaurant service; 11) coordinating permit processing and providing waiver of additional fees in specified cases of City department error; and 12) allowing certain amendments to the Initiative."
Sponsors: Mayor
Attachments: 1. Initiative Ordinance, 2. Referral CA CEQA 062320, 3. Referral CA CON 062320, 4. Referral CA Mandated 062320, 5. Referral SBC 062320, 6. CEQA Determination, 7. Comm Pkt 071320, 8. Public Corr 071220, 9. CON Memo 071320, 10. Public Corr 071320, 11. Transmitted to Elections 071720
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