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Supervisors Committee Meeting: Parking Reformsin Chinatown and North Beach

9:27 PM PDT on October 26, 2014

Board of Supervisors Land Use and Economic Development Committee Meeting agenda [PDF]

Item of Note:

6. [Planning Code, Zoning Map - Uses, Conformity of Uses, Parking Requirements for Uses, and Special Use Districts]

Sponsor: Chiu

Ordinance amending the Planning Code, by repealing Section 158 and amending various other Code Sections, to modify controls for uses and accessory uses in Commercial and Residential Commercial (RC) Districts; eliminate minimum parking requirements for the Chinatown Mixed Use Districts, RC Districts, the Broadway and North Beach Neighborhood Commercial Districts (NCDs), and the Washington-Broadway Special Use District (SUD); make maximum residential parking permitted in Downtown Commercial and RC Districts consistent with Neighborhood Commercial Transit (NCT) Districts; make maximum non-residential parking in RC Districts, Chinatown Mixed Use Districts, and Broadway and North Beach NCDs consistent with NCT Districts; make surface parking lots a non-conforming use in Downtown Commercial Districts; modify conformity requirements in various use districts; modify streetscape requirements, public open space requirements, floor-area ratio calculations, and transportation management requirements for various uses in certain districts; permit certain exceptions from exposure and open space requirements for historic buildings; remove references to deleted sections of the Code; amend Zoning Map Sheet SU01 to consolidate the two Washington-Broadway SUDs and revise the boundaries; and making environmental findings, Section 302, findings, and findings of consistency with the General Plan, and the priority policies of Planning Code, Section 101.1.

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