Stories about Planning Commission

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.

Supes look to protect tenants while planners make the housing crisis worse

Eviction limits headed to board -- while massive highrise goes before Planning Commission. That's The Agenda for Dec. 2-9, 2019

Mayor Breed sides with the Yimbys and developers

Appointments make clear her housing agenda -- which works very well for the developers and speculators, but not for everyone else.

Breed refuses to sign housing bill

Haney's legislation charging developers for affordable housing will become law anyway -- but the mayor's message is stunning.

Should a developer lawyer be on the Planning Commission?

Plus: Taxing vacant storefronts, controlling new technology before it takes over the sidewalks, and housing issues in D4: That's The Agenda for Nov. 18-24

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?

Guess who’s a lawyer for the city’s worst planning scofflaw? (Hint: He writes for the Chron)

Plus: A key vote on Haney's housing bill -- and why has the Chron completely ignored the Vallie Brown eviction story? That's The Agenda for Oct. 27-Nov. 3

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

DA deal? D5 money … and will an 11-year EIR ever die?

Plus a move to get cars off Market Street. That's The Agenda for Oct. 7-13

Talking Yimby, acting Nimby in District 5

Unpacking the failed news media narrative of Nimbys in SF -- and how it applies to the D5 supervisor race.