Planning Department

SF’s shrinking population of children raises concern for city planners

An educational presentation on San Francisco's low population of children took place…

 

SF planning director calls gentrification ‘undeniable, and of serious concern’

The head of the Planning Department acknowledged in a letter Friday the…

 

Planning Commission to review Doc’s Clock’s relocation plans

The future of longtime Mission Street bar Doc's Clock is in the…

 

SF seeks to upzone Central SoMa neighborhood

San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood is preparing for a renaissance. With…

Sides drawn in lawsuit filed by SF against Academy of Art

The Academy of Art University may have cleared a major hurdle last…

New SoMa plan could produce $2B for SF

San Francisco hopes to change city rules for part of the South…

SF leaders paint Academy of Art as ‘land-use scofflaw’ in new lawsuit

San Francisco leaders railed the Academy of Art University on Friday for…

In unusual twist amid development boom, Mel’s Drive-In will not be torn down for housing

In an unusual twist in San Francisco’s development boom saga, a longtime…

Battle of the blueprints: Should I-280 stay or should it go?

Some San Francisco residents are roaring over a study to explore tearing…

SF planners question second act for historic Teatro ZinZanni tent

San Francisco planners are hesitant to let the much-beloved Teatro ZinZanni tent…

More violations found in Academy of Art buildings

The process of determining how to bring all 40 buildings in San…

Strange path to density bonuses

San Francisco, known for its varied neighborhoods, has seen them convulsed recently…

Latest version of Affordable Housing Bonus Program exempts projects that demolish any housing

City planners have further amended elements of a proposed program that aims…

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…

Planning Commission OKs law to tighten restrictions for removing residential units

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

Archaeologists unearth slice of pre-1906 earthquake Chinatown amid Central Subway construction

Residents and visitors of San Francisco’s eastern neighborhoods in recent years have…

Residents alarmed by program encouraging density in residential developments

It’s widely agreed that more than one solution is needed to solve…

SF seeks to further incentivize developers to build below-market-rate homes

City officials plan to encourage private developers to build more below-market-rate units…

Number of ‘Google Bus Stops’ grow, even in the west, activists say

Where the “Google buses” go, evictions follow. And those private shuttles are…