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File #: 230446    Version: Name: Planning Code, Zoning Map - Housing Production
Type: Ordinance Status: Pending Committee Action
Introduced: 6/27/2023 In control: Land Use and Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Ordinance amending the Planning Code to encourage housing production by 1) exempting, under certain conditions, specified housing projects from the notice and review procedures of Section 311 and the Conditional Use requirement of Section 317, in areas outside of Priority Equity Geographies, which are identified in the Housing Element as areas or neighborhoods with a high density of vulnerable populations; 2) removing the Conditional Use requirement for several types of housing projects, including housing developments on large lots, projects to build to the allowable height limit, projects that build additional units in lower density zoning districts, and senior housing projects that seek to obtain double density; 3) amending rear yard, front setback, lot frontage, minimum lot size, and residential open space requirements in specified districts; 4) allowing additional uses on the ground floor in residential buildings, homeless shelters, and group housing in residential districts, and administrative review of reasonable accommodations; 5) expanding the eligibility for the Housing Opportunities Mean Equity - San Francisco (HOME - SF) program and density exceptions in residential districts; 6) exempting certain affordable housing projects from certain development fees; 7) authorizing the Planning Director to approve State Density Bonus projects, subject to delegation from the Planning Commission; and 8) making conforming amendments to other sections of the Planning Code; amending the Zoning Map to create the Priority Equity Geographies Special Use District; affirming the Planning Department’s determination under the California Environmental Quality Act; and making public necessity, convenience, and welfare findings under Planning Code, Section 302, and findings of consistency with the General Plan, and the eight priority policies of Planning Code, Section 101.1.
Sponsors: Mayor, Joel Engardio, Matt Dorsey
Attachments: 1. Leg Ver1, 2. Leg Dig Ver1, 3. Referral CEQA PC 042623, 4. Referral FYI 042623, 5. CEQA Determination 051723, 6. Leg Ver2, 7. Leg Dig Ver2, 8. Referral FYI 060923, 9. Referral CEQA PC 061323, 10. Leg Ver3, 11. Leg Dig Ver3, 12. Referral CEQA PC 063023, 13. Referral FYI 063023, 14. CEQA Determination 071423, 15. PC Transmittal 072023, 16. Hearing Notice 091823, 17. CA DHCD 061623, 18. Comm Pkt 091823, 19. Planning PPT 091823, 20. Comment Ltrs, 21. Referral YC 092523, 22. Comm Pkt 100223
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