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File #: 210285    Version: Name: Planning, Business and Tax Regulations, Police Codes - Small Business Recovery Act
Type: Ordinance Status: Pending Committee Action
Introduced: 4/6/2021 In control: Land Use and Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Ordinance amending the Planning, Business and Tax Regulations, and Police Codes to simplify procedures and allow flexibility for neighborhood, cultural, and entertainment establishments by 1) expanding streamlined review and inspection procedures to principally permitted storefront uses citywide; 2) deleting separate definitions of “Cat Boarding,” “Gym,” “Trade Shop,” and “Services, Instructional” from the Planning Code; 3) allowing permitted conditional uses to continue after three years of abandonment; 4) allowing the continuation of longstanding places of entertainment; 5) allowing Outdoor Activity Areas on rooftops; 6) temporarily requiring a conditional use authorization for uses replacing Nighttime Entertainment uses; 7) allowing accessory catering uses in Restaurants; 8) allowing accessory dwelling units on the ground floor in Neighborhood Commercial, Chinatown Business, and Chinatown Visitor Districts; 9) allowing temporary outdoor entertainment, arts and recreation activities, 10) deleting certain conditional use finding requirements for Nighttime Entertainment use; 11) deleting conditional use findings related to formula retail concentrations in certain districts; 12) requiring expedited permit processing for commercial uses on the ground floor; 13) shortening the time for the Historic Preservation Commission to request review of minor alteration permits and certificates of appropriateness; 14) extending time for limited live performances from 10 p.m. to 11 p.m.; 15) allowing additional One-Time Entertainment Permits and One-Time Outdoor Amplified Sound Permits; 16) exempting single individual performances without amplification from permit requirements; affirming the Planning Department’s determination under the California Environmental Quality Act; and making 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 .
Sponsors: Mayor
Attachments: 1. Leg Ver1, 2. Leg Dig Ver1, 3. Referral PC 032321, 4. Referral CEQA 032321, 5. Referral SBC 032321, 6. Referral FYI 032321, 7. Response EC 032421, 8. CEQA Determination 033121, 9. Leg Ver2, 10. Leg Dig Ver2
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