There could soon be more room for upper-floor businesses in the Mission district’s already bustling Valencia Street, where an explosion of new restaurants and boutiques has no apparent end in sight.
Today, the San Francisco Planning Commission is expected to recommend that “personal care” businesses such as salons, tattoo parlors and martial arts studios be allowed to apply for third-floor locations in the neighborhood corridor. Read More
In a city known for its restaurants and bars, opening new locations is hindered by outdated and imposing obstacles, officials say.
The City adopted neighborhood commercial district zoning laws 20 years ago in an effort to keep the unique character of communities in the face of mounting development and economic pressures. Read More