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SF Planning Department’s Annual Report And Performance Stats

SF Planning Department’s Annual Report And Performance Stats

According to the Planning Department’s Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2011-2012, a total of 2,548 new housing units were permitted from July of 2011 through June of 2012 with the highest concentration in Mission Bay (click graphic to enlarge). Over the same period of time, the number of approved... Read More »

Damn That Planning Department To Hell! Oh, Wait A Minute…

There’s always another perspective to consider. And with regard to who’s to blame for “bad” design in San Francisco, here it is (slightly edited for spelling and flow): “You can blame bureaucracy all you want, but in the end, it’s simply not the problem with bad design in San... Read More »

Damn All Those Untalented Architects To Hell! Oh, Wait A Minute…

As a plugged-in reader wrote four months ago: “The planning code is a nightmare to navigate. The so called “design guidelines” are tools used arbitrarily by any of the planners to approve or disapprove a design. They are already speculating about adding Historic Districts throughout neighborhoods such as Noe... Read More »

Who Are These “People” And What The Heck Are They Thinking?

Who Are These “People” And What The Heck Are They Thinking?

Developer AF Evans has proposed to build 282 residential units, 332 parking spaces, and approximately 14,000 square feet of ground floor commercial space in a “seven-story building stretching from 1634 through 1690 Pine St. near Franklin Street, from which one 25-story and one 12-story tower would rise.” Planner Tammy... Read More »