Board of Examiners - February 20, 2018 - Agenda

Meeting Date: 
February 20, 2018 - 6:00pm
Location: 
1660 Mission, Room 2001
United States

PDF iconBOE Agenda 02-20-18.pdf

 

NOTICE OF MEETING

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

San Francisco Permit Center, 1660 Mission Street, Room 2001

 

AGENDA

 

1.      Call to Order and Roll Call.

2.      Chair’s Announcements.

3.      New Business.

a.       Discussion of BOE role in implementation and enforcement of 2016 SF Existing Building Code Chapter 4D Mandatory Earthquake Retrofit of Wood-Frame Buildings (aka “Soft Story Retrofit Ordinance”, Ord. No. 66-13). 

b.      Discussion of ADU’s and code compliance issues.

4.      Public Comment. 

5.      Adjournment 

 

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE SUNSHINE ORDINANCE

(Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code)

Government’s duty is to serve the public, reaching its decisions in full view of the public.  Commissions, boards, councils and other agencies of the City and County exist to conduct the people’s business.  This ordinance assures that deliberations are conducted before the people and that City operations are open to the people’s review.  

The ringing of and use of cell phones, pagers and similar sound-producing electronic devices are prohibited at this meeting.  Please be advised that the chair may order the removal from the meeting room of any person(s) responsible for the ringing or use of a cell phone, pager, or other similar sound-producing electronic devices. 

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE SUNSHINE ORDINANCE, TO OBTAIN A COPY OF THE SUNSHINE ORDINANCE, OR TO REPORT A VIOLATION OF THE ORDINANCE, CONTACT THE SUNSHINE ORDINANCE TASK FORCE AT CITY HALL, ROOM 244, 1 DR. CARLTON B. GOODLETT PLACE, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94102. OFFICE (415) 554-7724, FAX (415) 554-5163, E-MAIL: sotf@sfgov.org

Citizens interested in obtaining a free copy of the Sunshine Ordinance can request a copy from The Sunshine Ordinance Task Force, or by printing Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code on the Internet, http://www.sfgov.org/sunshine/ and at the San Francisco Public Library.

In order to assist the City’s efforts to accommodate persons with severe allergies, environmental illnesses, multiple chemical sensitivity or related disabilities, attendees at public meetings are reminded that other attendees may be sensitive to various chemical based products.  Please help the City accommodate these individuals.

ACCESSIBLE MEETING INFORMATION POLICY

The meeting will be held at the Department of Building Inspection, 1660 Mission Street, 2nd Floor, Room 2001.  The closest accessible BART station is the Civic Center Station at 8th (at the United Nations Plaza) and Market Streets.  Accessible MUNI/Metro lines servicing this location are the J Church, K Ingleside, L Taraval, M Ocean View, and N Judah at Van Ness Station; 14 Mission, 47 Van Ness, 49 Van Ness/Mission bus lines.  For information about MUNI accessible services call (415) 923-6142. 

Accessible seating for persons with disabilities (including those using wheelchairs) will be available.  Assistive Listening devices will be available at the meeting upon request.  To request a sign language interpreter, reader, materials in alternative formats, or other accommodations for a disability, please contact Plan Review Services Division at (415) 558 6133.  Providing 72 hours advance notice will help to ensure availability.

Individuals with severe allergies, environmental illness, multiple chemical sensitivity or related disabilities should call (415) 558-6164 to discuss meeting accessibility.  In order to assist the City’s efforts to accommodate such persons, attendees at public meetings are reminded that other attendees may be sensitive to various chemical based products.  Please help the City to accommodate these individuals.

LANGUAGE ACCESS

Please note:  For questions about the Language Access Ordinance, please contact OCEIA at (415) 581-2360 and ask for the Executive Director or Language Access Compliance Officer.  Language Assistance:  To request an interpreter for a specific item during the meeting, please contact Board of Examiners, Plan Review Services at (415) 558 6133 at least 72 hours in advance of the meeting.

POLICY STATEMENT OF PUBLIC HEARING OR MEETING

Pursuant to Section 67.7-1(c) of the San Francisco Administrative Code, members of the public who are unable to attend the public meeting or hearing may submit written comments regarding a calendared item to the Board of Examiners Secretary, at 1660 Mission Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103 before the proceedings begin.  These written comments shall be made a part of the official public record and these comments will be brought to the attention of the members of the Board of Examiners.  [Twenty copies are necessary.]

POLICY STATEMENT OF PUBLIC COMMENT

Pursuant to Section 67.16 of the San Francisco Administrative Code, each member of the public may address the Board once for up to three minutes on any agenda item.

SAN FRANCISCO LOBBYIST ORDINANCE

Individuals and entities that influence or attempt to influence local legislative or administrative action may be required by the San Francisco Lobbyist Ordinance [SF Campaign & Governmental Conduct Code § 2.100] to register and report lobbying activity.  For more information about the Lobbyist Ordinance, please contact the Ethics Commission at 25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 220, San Francisco, CA  94102; telephone (415) 252-3100; fax (415) 252-3112; web site: sfgov.org/ethics.