Meeting Name: Land Use and Transportation Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/27/2023 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: City Hall, Legislative Chamber, Room 250
Regular Meeting
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230505 3 Planning Code, Zoning Map, Local Coastal Program Amendment - Wawona Street and 45th Avenue Cultural Center Special Use DistrictOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the Planning Code to create the Wawona Street and 45th Avenue Cultural Center Special Use District (Assessor’s Parcel Block No. 2513, Lot No. 026) to facilitate the redevelopment of a cultural center; amending the Zoning Map to show the Wawona Street and 45th Avenue Cultural Center Special Use District; amending the Local Coastal Program to add the Wawona Street and 45th Avenue Cultural Center Special Use District, subject to certification by the California Coastal Commission; 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.AMENDED, AN AMENDMENT OF THE WHOLE BEARING SAME TITLEPass Action details Video Video
230505 4 Planning Code, Zoning Map, Local Coastal Program Amendment - Wawona Street and 45th Avenue Cultural Center Special Use DistrictOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the Planning Code to create the Wawona Street and 45th Avenue Cultural Center Special Use District (Assessor’s Parcel Block No. 2513, Lot No. 026) to facilitate the redevelopment of a cultural center; amending the Zoning Map to show the Wawona Street and 45th Avenue Cultural Center Special Use District; amending the Local Coastal Program to add the Wawona Street and 45th Avenue Cultural Center Special Use District, subject to certification by the California Coastal Commission; 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.RECOMMENDED AS AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
231137 2 Local Coastal Program Amendment - 2700-45th Avenue - Wawona Street and 45th Avenue Cultural Center Special Use DistrictResolutionPassedResolution transmitting to the California Coastal Commission for review and certification an amendment to the Implementation Program portion of the certified Local Coastal Program for the creation of the Wawona Street and 45th Avenue Cultural Center Special Use District on the parcel located at 2700-45th Avenue; and affirming the Planning Department’s determination under the California Environmental Quality Act.RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
230768 2 Public Works Code - Authorizing and Permitting Neighborhood AmenitiesOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the Public Works Code to streamline and authorize the approval of certain neighborhood amenities, also known as Love Our Neighborhoods Projects, in sidewalks and other public right-of-ways within the Department of Public Works’ jurisdiction, to reduce fees for certain minor encroachment permits, to waive certain annual encroachment assessments, to clarify the approval process for commemorative plaques, and to clarify the permitting, revocation, and restoration requirements for all minor encroachment permits; and affirming the Planning Department’s determination under the California Environmental Quality Act.AMENDED, AN AMENDMENT OF THE WHOLE BEARING SAME TITLEPass Action details Video Video
230768 3 Public Works Code - Authorizing and Permitting Neighborhood AmenitiesOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the Public Works Code to streamline and authorize the approval of certain neighborhood amenities, also known as Love Our Neighborhoods Projects, in sidewalks and other public right-of-ways within the Department of Public Works’ jurisdiction, to reduce fees for certain minor encroachment permits, to waive certain annual encroachment assessments, to clarify the approval process for commemorative plaques, and to clarify the permitting, revocation, and restoration requirements for all minor encroachment permits; and affirming the Planning Department’s determination under the California Environmental Quality Act.CONTINUED AS AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
230701 3 Planning Code - Citywide Expansion of Allowable Commercial, Restaurant, and Retail UsesOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the Planning Code to 1) permit additional commercial, retail, and restaurant uses on the ground floor in certain neighborhood commercial districts (NCDs) and residential districts; 2) principally permit Flexible Retail on the ground floor in certain NCDs and Chinatown mixed use districts; 3) principally permit Retail Professional Services uses on all floors and conditionally permit Non-Retail Professional Services on the ground floor in specified NCDs; 4) create regulations for music entertainment venues and non-profit theaters distinct from regulations for Bars; 5) allow Limited Corner Commercial Uses that are not Formula Retail in certain residential districts; 6) amend Section 311 to remove neighborhood notice requirements for changes of use in the Eastern Neighborhoods mixed use districts; 7) expand business types that qualify for the Planning Department priority review program and establish that the program will not apply in the North Beach NCD and North Beach Special Use District (SUD); 8) clarify that multiple allowable uses may co-locate on one site; 9) claAMENDED, AN AMENDMENT OF THE WHOLE BEARING NEW TITLEPass Action details Video Video
230701 4 Planning Code - Citywide Expansion of Allowable Commercial, Restaurant, and Retail UsesOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the Planning Code to 1) permit additional commercial, retail, and restaurant uses on the ground floor in certain neighborhood commercial districts (NCDs) and residential districts; 2) principally permit Flexible Retail on the ground floor in certain NCDs and Chinatown mixed use districts; 3) principally permit Retail Professional Services uses on all floors and conditionally permit Non-Retail Professional Services on the ground floor in specified NCDs; 4) create regulations for music entertainment venues and non-profit theaters distinct from regulations for Bars; 5) allow Limited Corner Commercial Uses that are not Formula Retail in certain residential districts; 6) amend Section 311 to remove neighborhood notice requirements for changes of use in the Eastern Neighborhoods mixed use districts; 7) expand business types that qualify for the Planning Department priority review program and establish that the program will not apply in the North Beach NCD and North Beach Special Use District (SUD); 8) clarify that multiple allowable uses may co-locate on one site; 9) claDUPLICATED AS AMENDED  Action details Not available
230701 4 Planning Code - Citywide Expansion of Allowable Commercial, Restaurant, and Retail UsesOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the Planning Code to 1) permit additional commercial, retail, and restaurant uses on the ground floor in certain neighborhood commercial districts (NCDs) and residential districts; 2) principally permit Flexible Retail on the ground floor in certain NCDs and Chinatown mixed use districts; 3) principally permit Retail Professional Services uses on all floors and conditionally permit Non-Retail Professional Services on the ground floor in specified NCDs; 4) create regulations for music entertainment venues and non-profit theaters distinct from regulations for Bars; 5) allow Limited Corner Commercial Uses that are not Formula Retail in certain residential districts; 6) amend Section 311 to remove neighborhood notice requirements for changes of use in the Eastern Neighborhoods mixed use districts; 7) expand business types that qualify for the Planning Department priority review program and establish that the program will not apply in the North Beach NCD and North Beach Special Use District (SUD); 8) clarify that multiple allowable uses may co-locate on one site; 9) claNO ACTION TAKEN. PENDING IN COMMITTEE.  Action details Not available
231221 1 Planning Code - Citywide Expansion of Allowable Commercial, Restaurant, and Retail UsesOrdinanceMayors OfficeOrdinance amending the Planning Code to 1) allow Nighttime Entertainment Uses as principally permitted on the ground floor and conditionally permitted on the second floor in the Polk Street Neighborhood Commercial District (NCD); 2) modify requirements for limited commercial uses within one-quarter mile of the North Beach Special Use District (SUD); 3) conditionally permit Retail Professional Services Uses on the ground floor in the North Beach NCD, subject to existing limitations; 4) allow limited commercial uses (LCUs) in Residential, House (RH) and Residential, Mixed (RM) Districts with specified limitations; 5) require operating hours to end at 10 p.m. for LCUs and limited corner commercial uses (LCCUs) in RH and RM Districts; 6) establish that LCCUs are limited to those uses allowed in an NCD or SUD within one-quarter mile of the use, or the NC-1 District, as specified; 7) prohibit outdoor activity areas not at the front of the building in RH and RM Districts and limit such outdoor activity areas in other residential districts; 8) establish that LCCUs in Residential Transit OrieAMENDED, AN AMENDMENT OF THE WHOLE BEARING NEW TITLEPass Action details Not available
231221 2 Planning Code - Citywide Expansion of Allowable Commercial, Restaurant, and Retail UsesOrdinanceMayors OfficeOrdinance amending the Planning Code to 1) allow Nighttime Entertainment Uses as principally permitted on the ground floor and conditionally permitted on the second floor in the Polk Street Neighborhood Commercial District (NCD); 2) modify requirements for limited commercial uses within one-quarter mile of the North Beach Special Use District (SUD); 3) conditionally permit Retail Professional Services Uses on the ground floor in the North Beach NCD, subject to existing limitations; 4) allow limited commercial uses (LCUs) in Residential, House (RH) and Residential, Mixed (RM) Districts with specified limitations; 5) require operating hours to end at 10 p.m. for LCUs and limited corner commercial uses (LCCUs) in RH and RM Districts; 6) establish that LCCUs are limited to those uses allowed in an NCD or SUD within one-quarter mile of the use, or the NC-1 District, as specified; 7) prohibit outdoor activity areas not at the front of the building in RH and RM Districts and limit such outdoor activity areas in other residential districts; 8) establish that LCCUs in Residential Transit OrieCONTINUED AS AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
230446 5 Planning and Subdivision Codes, Zoning Map - Housing ProductionOrdinancePassedOrdinance 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 in areas outside the Priority Equity Geographies Special Use District, 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 eligibilitAMENDED, AN AMENDMENT OF THE WHOLE BEARING SAME TITLEPass Action details Video Video
230446 6 Planning and Subdivision Codes, Zoning Map - Housing ProductionOrdinancePassedOrdinance 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 in areas outside the Priority Equity Geographies Special Use District, 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 eligibilitAMENDED, AN AMENDMENT OF THE WHOLE BEARING NEW TITLEPass Action details Not available
230446 6 Planning and Subdivision Codes, Zoning Map - Housing ProductionOrdinancePassedOrdinance 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 in areas outside the Priority Equity Geographies Special Use District, 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 eligibilitDUPLICATED AS AMENDED  Action details Not available
230446 6 Planning and Subdivision Codes, Zoning Map - Housing ProductionOrdinancePassedOrdinance 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 in areas outside the Priority Equity Geographies Special Use District, 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 eligibilitREFERRED WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION AS AMENDED AS A COMMITTEE REPORTPass Action details Not available
231219 1 Planning and Subdivision Codes, Zoning Map - Housing ProductionOrdinancePending Committee ActionOrdinance 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, and areas outside RH (Residential House) Districts within the Family Housing Opportunity Special Use District; 2) removing the Conditional Use requirement for several types of housing projects, including housing developments on large lots in areas outside the Priority Equity Geographies Special Use District, 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, subject to certain exceptions in RH Districts in the Family Housing Opportunity Special Use District; 3) amending rear yard, front setback, lot frontage, minimum lot size, and residential open spCONTINUED TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass Action details Not available
231175 1 Urging the City Attorney and the Mayor to Respond to HCD’s “Policy and Practice Review” by Seeking Extensions of Deadlines for Required Actions, and Certain Revisions and Corrections; and Setting City Policy for Implementation of the Housing ElementResolutionPassedResolution urging the City Attorney and the Mayor to request that the State Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD): 1) extend the deadlines for Required Actions in HCD’s Policy and Practice Review to ensure that all of San Francisco’s extensive, collaborative work to further housing development does not lead to de-certification of San Francisco’s adopted Housing Element; 2) revise and correct HCD’s Policy and Practice Review to be consistent with all policies in San Francisco’s adopted Housing Element, including its policies and actions related to affordable housing and equity, as well as the City’s legal obligations to affirmatively further fair housing, and to be consistent with San Francisco’s status as a Charter City imbued with the power of local action over municipal affairs; and setting forth that as part of the City’s Housing Element implementation, it is the policy of the City to address the dual goals of production of new housing as well as the preservation of existing housing.AMENDED, AN AMENDMENT OF THE WHOLE BEARING NEW TITLEPass Action details Video Video
231175 2 Urging the City Attorney and the Mayor to Respond to HCD’s “Policy and Practice Review” by Seeking Extensions of Deadlines for Required Actions, and Certain Revisions and Corrections; and Setting City Policy for Implementation of the Housing ElementResolutionPassedResolution urging the City Attorney and the Mayor to request that the State Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD): 1) extend the deadlines for Required Actions in HCD’s Policy and Practice Review to ensure that all of San Francisco’s extensive, collaborative work to further housing development does not lead to de-certification of San Francisco’s adopted Housing Element; 2) revise and correct HCD’s Policy and Practice Review to be consistent with all policies in San Francisco’s adopted Housing Element, including its policies and actions related to affordable housing and equity, as well as the City’s legal obligations to affirmatively further fair housing, and to be consistent with San Francisco’s status as a Charter City imbued with the power of local action over municipal affairs; and setting forth that as part of the City’s Housing Element implementation, it is the policy of the City to address the dual goals of production of new housing as well as the preservation of existing housing.CONTINUED AS AMENDEDPass Action details Not available