SF Planning Commission Meeting

Agenda

Of note:

12.          2011.0187X                                                                                                   (C. TEAGUE: (415) 575-9081)

1001 17TH STREET (AKA 140 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE) – southwest corner of 17th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue; Lots 009 and 010 in Assessor’s Block 3987 – Request for Large Project Authorization, pursuant to Planning Code Section 329 to demolish the existing industrial building and construct two adjacent residential buildings. The building at 1001 17th Street will be 4-stories, 48-feet tall, and will contain 26 dwelling units and 9 parking spaces in a ground floor parking garage, within the UMU (Urban Mixed Use) Zoning District and 48-X Height and Bulk District. The building at 140 Pennsylvania Avenue will be 4-stories, 40-feet tall, and will contain 11 dwelling units and 8 parking spaces in a ground floor parking garage, within the UMU (Urban Mixed Use) Zoning District and 40-X Height and Bulk District. The project requests exceptions for rear yard, open space, and exposure requirements of the Planning Code.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approve with Conditions

                (Continued from Regular Meeting of September 12, 2013)

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