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Waylaid SoMa Development Ready For Board Vote

Waylaid SoMa Development Ready For Board Vote

The construction of a five-story building with 15 new apartments over 3,100 square feet of ground floor commercial/restaurant space had been slated to break ground at 248-252 9th Street last year, but an appeal filed by neighborhood activist, Jakkee Bryson, stopped the development in its tracks. The CEQA-based appeal... Read More »

See Supervisor Kim Introduce Competing CEQA Legislation

With a hearing for Supervisor Wiener’s proposed California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) reform legislation having been delayed by at least another two weeks, Supervisor Kim is set to formally introduce her competing legislation to the Board this afternoon. The major points of contention between the two proposed pieces of... Read More »

Neighbors Turn To Environmental Concerns To Keep The Haus Down

Neighbors Turn To Environmental Concerns To Keep The Haus Down

Citing concerns of architectural incompatibility, unacceptable building heights, and the loss of privacy, the neighbors’ bids to block a third story addition atop the Cass Calder Smith designed modern Haus Martin at 611 Buena Vista Avenue by way of Discretionary Review (DR) were denied by San Francisco’s Planning Commission.... Read More »

CEQA In Action, Or Inaction, On Potrero Avenue

CEQA In Action, Or Inaction, On Potrero Avenue

Speaking of CEQA and the appeals process in action, the Preliminary Mitigated Negative Declaration which would have allowed the development of 480 Potrero Avenue to move forward was appealed late last year by the San Francisco Verdi Club, MUNA neighborhood association, and Potrero Hill neighbors. The objections of the... Read More »

Supervisor Showdown: Wiener Versus Kim, CEQA, And Waste

The California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) is a State statue established in 1970 which requires local public agencies to provide analysis and disclosure of possible environmental impacts prior to the approval of building permits. Exemptions from analysis can be granted for minor projects, saving much time and money, but... Read More »