September 21, 2008

This Week at the Planning Commission

A weekly look at Noe Valley projects in front of the Planning Commission. Information is provided by the Planning Commission, and taken from its published agenda. All hearings begin at 1:30pm, Room 400 in City Hall.

September 25, 2008

437 HOFFMAN AVENUE - east side between 24th and 25th Streets, Lots 024, in Assessor’s Block 6503 - Mandatory Discretionary Review, pursuant to Planning Code Section 317, of Building Permit Application No. 2008.06.27.5494 proposing the dwelling unit merger from two dwelling units into one single-family home. The property is located within a RH-2 (Residential House, Two-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Take Discretionary Review and disapprove.


Shy said...

Was the house originally built as a single family dwelling, and if so, why would it matter if they owner wanted to 'merge' it back?

Noe Valley, SF said...

No idea on this house, but it looks like it was originally an SFR. The Planning Commission doesn't really care about historical use, though. I'll put together a post about unit mergers.