Purpose. The South of Market (SoMa) Youth and Family Special Use District is intended to expand the provision of affordable housing in the area defined below. In addition, this zoning is intended to protect and enhance the health and environment of youth and families by adopting policies that focus on certain lower density areas of this District for the expansion of affordable housing opportunities. The findings of Planning Code Section 419.1 concerning the provision of affordable housing are incorporated herein by reference.
Geography. The general boundaries of the SoMa Youth and Family Special Use District are Natoma Street on the north, Harrison Street on the south, 4th Street on the east, and 7th Street on the west. The Special Use District is more particularly identified in the Zoning Map.
For the entire Special Use District, all provisions of the Planning Code shall continue to apply, except for the following:
The following uses shall require a Conditional Use authorization, pursuant to Section 303, unless the underlying zoning is more restrictive:
Religious facilities, as defined in Sec. 890.50(d);
Bars, as defined in Sec. 790.22;
Liquor stores, as defined in Sec. 790.55;
Amusement arcades, as defined in Sec. 890.4;
Restaurants, as defined in Sec. 790.91;
Adult entertainment, as defined in Sec. 890.36;
Other entertainment, as defined in Sec. 890.37;
(viii) Movie theatres, as defined in Sec. 890.64;
Parking lots, as defined in Sections 890.7, 890.9, and 890.11; and
Parking garages, as defined in Sections 890.8, 890.10, and 890.12.
The Land Dedication alternative is available for any project of 55 feet or more under the same terms and conditions as provided for in Section 419 et seq.
In addition to the controls above, the following provisions shall apply to all properties that are not tangent to the following streets: Howard Street, Harrison Street. Folsom Street, 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th Streets: Any project subject to Section 415 et seq. in excess of 45 feet in height within this Special Use District shall be subject to the Tier C affordable housing requirements of Sections 419 et seq.
(Added by 302-08, File No. 081333, App. 12/19/2008; amended by Ord. 75-12 , File No. 120084, App. 4/23/2012, Eff. 5/23/2012; Ord. 62-13 , File No. 121162, App. 4/10/2013, Eff. 5/10/2013)
Divisions (c)(1)(A)(ii) and (c)(1)(A)(v) amended; former division (c)(1)(A)(vi) deleted and former divisions (c)(1)(A)(vii) through (xi) redesignated accordingly; Ord. 75-12 , Eff. 5/23/2012. Divisions (a) and (c)(1)(B) amended; former divisions (c)(2) and (c)(2)(A) redesignated as (c)(1)(C) and amended; Ord. 62-13 , Eff. 5/10/2013.