Planning

Confusion over planning codes nearly kills Sunset District restaurant project

A San Francisco couple that dreamed of serving the community they live…

 

Planning Department staffer seeking director’s position

Planning Department veteran Miriam Chion has submitted an application to fill the…

 

SF community, tenant groups want an “equity champion” to head planning department

More than a dozen community and tenants rights groups are urging the…

 

Renovations give Tenderloin public housing tenants a ‘beautiful’ new home

During a recent visit, friends of District 6 Supervisor Matt Haney told…

Despite community pushback, city moves ahead with large residential development in Excelsior

The San Francisco Planning Commission on Thursday advanced a 193-unit residential project…

New limits proposed on extended-stay rentals

Legislation introduced Tuesday aims to regulate a growing trend of companies leasing…

Large Laurel Heights development advances toward final approval

Proposed mixed-use project faces multiple appeals, continued opposition from neighbors

High workload and low pay leave Planning Commission roles out of reach for many

Planning commissioners might just have one of San Francisco’s hardest jobs. The…

Mission District senior project demonstrates value of affordable housing bond

Mayor London Breed has been working to win approval for a $600…

Mayor appoints Sue Diamond to Planning Commission

Land use and real estate attorney Sue Diamond has been appointed to…

Community leaders move to ‘aggressively’ preserve affordable housing in the Sunset

Ming Young Lee said she felt her heart burst into her chest…

$83M Mission Street affordable housing project closer to breaking ground

After a setback and redesigns, a more than 130-unit affordable housing project…

How San Francisco can fix a glaring loophole in California tenants rights legislation

State law gives new protections, but there’s still more to be done

Planning Commissioner Rich Hillis steps down to seek role as department head

San Francisco Planning Commissioner Richard Hillis has resigned from his post and…

Treasure Island residents could win new displacement protections

Supervisor working to give all current residents a chance to move into new development

Planning Department director to step down

San Francisco Planning Department Director John Rahaim will retire from the post…

Property owner wins approval of new plans on site of illegally demolished home

A property owner who was ordered to rebuild a Twin Peaks home…

Elected officials, community groups oppose housing development on Redwood City salt pond site

A group of elected officials and community organizations from across the Bay…

PG&E is holding up energy improvements in San Francisco

SFUSD’s goal may be difficult to achieve while PG&E still owns the distribution network.

Neighborhood groups push for 100 percent affordable housing at Excelsior site

A proposed 193-unit market-rate housing development in the Excelsior District is facing…