Planning Commission

Fate of development incentives on hold until February

San Francisco needs more below--market--rate homes, but enticing developers to build such…

City planners cite challenges in proposed law to regulate chain store subsidiaries

San Francisco is looking to regulate chain store subsidiaries the same way…

Planning Commission adds extra scrutiny for market-rate development in the Mission

For the next 15 months, the nearly two dozen development projects in…

HIV/AIDS clinic faces hurdles in attempt to consolidate services

A plan to consolidate a Castro district pharmacy and clinic serving those…

Property owner defends use of three-unit Nob Hill building as short-term rentals

When Jennifer Solomon purchased her three-story Nob Hill apartment building in 1993,…

Planning Commission OKs law to tighten restrictions for removing residential units

City officials must weigh in on the removal of any residential unit…

Planning Commission favors maintaining conditional use process for below-market-rate developments

Legislation that could speed up the production of below-market-rate housing projects by…

SF economy continues to flourish amid all-time employment high

San Francisco’s booming economy continued to flourish last year, with even some…

Nearly 300 new homes coming to Potrero Hill

Nearly 300 new homes are on the horizon for Potrero Hill. A…

Residential complex to replace century-old theater on Market Street

Some 90 new homes are destined along Market Street at a vacant, century-old theater…

SoMa community groups appeal ‘5M’ project

Opponents of a major mixed-use development proposed in the South of Market…

Planning Commission to consider expanding child care impact fee for developers

San Francisco has the lowest percent of children out of any major…

SoMa ‘5M’ project gets green light

City commissioners have paved the way for a major mixed­-use development that…

5M project shows we need to protect, sustain existing housing

No amount of shiny gifts can ease the threat of housing displacement.…

Twitter ‘skybridge’ approved by Planning Commission

Developers have been given the green light by the Planning Commission to…

Prop E is a solution looking for a problem

Just when nothing cynical and disingenuous had besotted San Francisco politics lately,…

Planning Commission to consider new controls on Mission developments

Amid the debate over a moratorium for certain housing developments in the…

Further environmental study not required for new SF jail

San Francisco’s new county jail that will replace the facilities at the…

Hearing for major Mission district development postponed until fall

A hearing on the first major Mission development to go before the…

Effects of Airbnb disputed prior to Board of Supervisors regulation vote

San Francisco voters would support a ballot initiative calling for The City…