NC Districts: A Look Back, And Ahead

In San Francisco, neighborhood commercial zoning (“NC Districts”) have been around since 1987. These zoning controls attempted to clarify various desirable and undesirable uses within the naturally occurring neighborhood commercial […]

This Week In San Francisco Land Use

Final Members of Historic Preservation Commission Confirmed At long last, the San Francisco Historic Preservation Commission has a full membership. Yesterday, the Board of Supervisors confirmed the Mayor’s most recent […]

DR Reform? Planning Commission Recommends Changes

On June 18, 2009, San Francisco Planning Commission approved a resolution supporting an overhaul of the Planning Department’s Discretionary Review (“DR”) procedures. The DR process essentially allows any person to […]

This Week In San Francisco Land Use – June 4, 2009

In this Update issue we will be reviewing the Planning Department’s latest Transit Center District Plan public presentation that focused on development fees, a new city-wide TIDF (Transit Impact Development […]

Eastern Neighborhoods Amnesty Program: Can it Help You?

The implementation of the Eastern Neighborhoods (“EN”) Plan is kicking into high gear and this month the Planning Department mailed letters to property owners in the EN Plan area informing […]