Planning

Planning Commissioner steps down, giving Mayor Breed another vacancy to fill

Millicent Johnson departing to move to Oakland, start a philanthropic organization

 

Francis Ford Coppola to turn part of landmark Columbus Tower into boutique hotel

Famed ‘Godfather’ director speaks about North Beach plans at local hearing

 

Funding for affordable housing expected to fall short of needs

San Francisco needs $517 million annually to reach its affordable housing goals,…

 

San Francisco residents invited to provide input on the Bay Area of 2050

San Francisco residents are invited to give their input on the Bay…

Balboa Reservoir project appeal filed by CCSF community members

An appeal of the Balboa Reservoir project’s environmental review filed by City…

Warriors hotel and condo complex wins initial approval

A city commission overseeing the redevelopment of Mission Bay unanimously approved the…

Warriors hotel and condo proposal faces key vote

Complex would have 129 hotel rooms, 20,000-square feet of retail and 21 condominiums on top floors

Project wins approval at Lucky Penny site with no affordable housing

Development was originally slated to include 23 percent below-market units

Coronavirus turmoil adds uncertainty to affordable housing pipeline

Current construction continues but future projects could face challenges

Legislation would give the state’s blessing to affordable housing on church properties

Senate Bill 899 would allow up to 150 units without requiring rezoning

San Francisco debates when, where and how to build affordable housing

Prop. E aims to strike a balance by placing new limits on office projects

Dennis Richards formally stepping down from Planning Commission

Commissioner took leave in December due to dispute with DBI

How San Francisco’s lengthy permitting process enables corruption

Director of Public Works Mohammed Nuru and his accomplice Nick Bovis shouldn’t…

Monster houses don’t belong on SF’s Edgehill Mountain

There are some places in San Francisco where it’s just not safe…

Progressive supervisors call for SF planning commissioner to resign

UPDATE Dec. 24, 2019: Since this column published Monday night, Supervisor Hillary…

Embattled planning commissioner to take leave of absence

After publicly criticizing the San Francisco Department of Building Inspection and allegedly…

Mission cannabis lounge wins planning approval

Union Station dispensary only second equity applicant approved by city

Supes sound off against bill increasing housing density near transit hubs

Senator Wiener calls resolution opposing SB 50 ‘little more than symbolic political theater’

New skyscraper to rise in city’s skyline

A proposed 800-foot tower could soon rise in downtown San Francisco’s rapidly…

Plans in works to build 1,700 supportive housing units for formerly homeless

Nearly 600 homes planned for families without housing