General. A Special Use District entitled the Bayshore Boulevard Home Improvement Special Use District, the boundaries of which are designated on Sectional Maps SU08 and SU10 of the Zoning Map of the City and County of San Francisco, is hereby established for the purposes set forth below. The Bayshore Boulevard Home Improvement Special Use District consists of properties on lots fronting Bayshore Boulevard from Jerrold Avenue south to the 1-280 Freeway, the west side of Loomis Street from Jerrold Avenue south to the 1-280 Freeway, Oakdale Avenue from Loomis Street to Bayshore Boulevard, Marengo Street from Bayshore Boulevard to Waterloo Street and the west side of Boutwell Street from Industrial Street south to the 1-280 Freeway, and also include some lots on Cortland Avenue; the blocks and lots included in the Bayshore Boulevard Home Improvement Special Use District are designated in amendments to Sectional Maps SU08 and SU010 of the Zoning Map of the City and County of San Francisco.
Purpose. The purpose of the Bayshore Boulevard Home Improvement Special Use District is to encourage and promote businesses of varying types that are focused on home improvement, particularly those that emphasize sensitivity to the environment and sustainable use of natural resources through products offered and/or treatment of the site and building. The Bayshore Boulevard Home Improvement Special Use District intends to create a mixed commercial district, which includes retail and production, distribution and repair businesses, to enable synergies between retail and other businesses dedicated to the physical improvement of property and related home furnishings. The intent of this district is also to retain and promote locally grown businesses and to provide employment opportunities at a wide range of levels for local residents. The Special Use District is located in a Redevelopment Plan Area, for which local hiring is an explicitly stated goal. The Bayview Hunters Point “Employment and Contracting Policy,” an adopted Redevelopment Agency document, establishes construction, permanent, and trainee goals for certain types of projects in the area. These goals meet or exceed the requirements of Chapter 83 of the San Francisco Administrative Code (First Source Hiring Policy) and San Francisco’s CityBuild Program. This Special Use District was created in conjunction with other citywide initiatives to physically and economically improve the project area and create a coherent and identifiable place in San Francisco for consumers to find home improvement related businesses and services.
Controls. The following controls shall apply in the Bayshore Boulevard Home Improvement Special Use District:
A retail sales and personal service use as defined in Section 218 of this Code shall be permitted regardless of the use size limitations in Sections 218, however the use size controls set forth in Section 121.6 and 121.8 shall continue to apply.
Establishment of any of the following uses shall require Conditional Use Authorization under Section 303 of this Code:
a formula retail use as defined in Section 703.3(b) of this Code that is 10,000 square feet or larger;
a liquor store as defined in Section 790.55 of this Code;
a drive up facility as defined in Section 790.30 of this Code;
an adult entertainment establishment as defined in Section 221(k) of this Code;
an automotive use as defined in Section 223 of this Code; and
a fringe financial service as defined in Section 249.35 of this Code.
No off-street parking spaces shall be required. The maximum permitted number of accessory off-street parking spaces shall be that which would apply to accessory off-street parking for a PDR-2 District absent this Special Use District.
The following projects shall be consistent with the policies and guidelines of the “Bayshore Boulevard Home Improvement District Design Guidelines” as adopted by the Planning Commission and amended from time to time:
New construction; or
An increase in gross floor area of more than 25 percent.
The provisions set forth in Section 230 of this Code, which relate to demolition of industrial buildings in PDR districts, shall not apply.
The requirements for street trees set forth in Section 428 of this Code shall apply.
Formula retail uses as defined in Section 703.3(b) of this Code that are 10,000 square feet or larger shall be subject to the Redevelopment Agency’s Bayview Hunters Point “Employment and Contracting Policy.”
Conditional Use Authorization Criteria. In evaluating any Conditional Use Authorization application pursuant to these controls, the Planning Commission shall consider the following criteria in addition to the criteria of Section 303:
The proposal is in conformity with the purpose and intent of the Bayshore Boulevard Home Improvement Special Use District;
The proposal contributes to the sustainable character and function of the Bayshore Boulevard Home Improvement SUD;
The proposal is consistent with the policies and guidelines of the Bayshore Boulevard Home Improvement District Design Guidelines.
(Added by 313-10, File No. 101313, App. 12/21/2010; amended by Ord. 56-13 , File No. 130062, App. 3/28/2013, Eff. 4/27/2013)
Divisions (c)(1) and (c)(5) amended; Ord. 56-13 , Eff. 4/27/2013.