Stories about City Planning

Planners to hear proposal for massive new UCSF development in Parnassus Heights

The Planning Commission will hear Thursday/4 a presentation on a massive new development plan for the University of California’s Parnassus Heights campus. In essence, the...

The Agenda: Why isn’t the Police Commission meeting?

So many issues, so easy to do remote meetings -- why are so many commissions still inactive? Plus: Remaking Market and Van Ness -- now?

The fix was in: Mayor appoints political ally to run city planning

'Indefensible' appointment puts private-sector housing ally in key position as city faces massive displacement issues.

Real-estate industry rebels at modest measure to limit corporate rentals

Peskin wants to crack down on developers building housing that's actually long-term hotel rooms.

SF 2019 Housing scorecard is really bleak

2019 numbers show plenty of $5,000-a-month apartments and multimillion-dollar penthouses -- but only about 5 percent of the affordable housing the city needs.

Wiener’s housing deregulation bill is back!

Plus: A settlement with the city's worst planning scofflaw -- and what is a sustainable neighborhood? That's The Agenda for Jan. 5 to Jan 12.

Deal with SF’s worst planning scofflaw goes forward with little public review

Legal settlement with Academy of Art University will have just one public hearing, and there's no way to appeal the EIR.

Community groups demand equity agenda in choice of new planning director

Activists demand a dramatic change in the direction of planning policy; will the mayor respond?

Breed attacks two progressive reform measures

Mayor uses sleazy 'poison pill' tactic to undermine affordable housing and mental-health care.

SF Planning’s really weak ‘Community Stabilization Policy’

Plus: A developer lawyer on the commission? And Sups. Haney and Ronen to grill DPH on mental-health beds. That's The Agenda for Oct. 14-20