Administrative & General Design Subcommittee - February 11, 2015 - Agenda

Meeting Date: 
February 11, 2015 - 8:00am
1650 Mission, Room 431

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Administrative & General Design 
and Disability Access Subcommittee Meeting

DATE:               February 11, 2015 (Wednesday)  

TIME:                8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.   
LOCATION:       1650 Mission Street, Room 431  
These subcommittees meet regularly every second Wednesday of the month at 1650 Mission Street, Room 431, 4th Floor (City Planning Department).  If you wish to be placed on a mailing list for agendas, please call (415) 575-6832.
Note:    Public comment is welcome and will be heard during each agenda item.  Reference documents relating to agenda are available for review at the 1660 Mission Street, 1st floor.  For information, please call Kirk Means at (415) 575-6832.


1.0 Call to Order, Roll Call and confirmation of quorum.
Tony Sanchez-Corea, Chair, Arnie Lerner, FAIA, CASp, Jerry Cunningham, P.E., Lee Yvonne Phillips, Zachary Nathan, AIA, CASp, Henry Karnilowicz 
2.0 Discussion and possible action regarding a proposed ordinance (File #141298) amending the Building, Administrative, Planning, and Police Codes to require attenuation of exterior noise for new residential structures and acoustical analysis and field testing in some circumstances; to provide that a Place of Entertainment (POE) permitted for 12 months no become a public or private nuisance on the basis of noise for nearby residents of newly constructed or converted residential structures; to authorize the Entertainment Commission to hold a hearing on a proposed residential use near a POE, and require the project sponsor’s participation in the hearing; to authorize the Entertainment Commission to measure noise conditions at such project sites and provide comments and recommendations regarding noise to the Planning Department and Department of Building Inspection; to require lessors and sellers of residential property to disclose to lessees and purchasers potential noise and other inconveniences associated with nearby POE’s and authorize civil penalties for not providing disclosure; to require that such disclosure requirements be recorded against a Department and Commission to consider noise issues when reviewing proposed residential projects; and to specify factors concerning noise for the Entertainment Commission to review when considering granting a POE permit.  The possible action would be to make a recommendation to the full Code Advisory Committee for their further action.     (40 minutes)                        (20 minutes)

3.0 General discussions regarding California Building Code Chapter 11A Parking issues.
                                                (40 minutes)

4.0 Subcommittee Members’ and Staff’s identification of new agenda items, as well as current agenda items to be continued to another subcommittee regular meeting or special meeting. Subcommittee discussion and possible action regarding administrative issues related to building codes. 
5.0 Public Comment: Public comment will be heard on items not on this agenda but within the jurisdiction of the Code Advisory Committee.  Comment time is limited to 3 minutes per person or at the call of the Chair.

6.0 Adjournment.

Note to Committee Members:  Please review the appropriate material and be prepared to discuss at the meeting.  If you are unable to attend, please call Chair Tony Sanchez-Correa at (415) 333-8080 or Building Inspector Kirk Means at (415) 575-6832.  The meeting will begin promptly.

In order to assist the City’s efforts to accommodate persons with severe allergies, environmental illness, 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 to accommodate these individuals.
The meeting will be held at the Department of Building Inspection, 1650 Mission Street, Room 431 (thru Room 400, Planning Dept.) The closest accessible BART stations are the Civic Center Station at 8th (at the United Nations Plaza) and Market Street and 16th at Mission Street.
Accessible MUNI/Metro lines servicing this location are the, 42 - Downtown, 14 & 14 Limited - Mission, and F - Market bus lines. For information about MUNI accessible services call
(415) 923-6142.
The meeting room is wheelchair accessible. Accessible curb side parking spaces have been designated on Mission and Otis Streets. There is accessible parking available within the Department of Building Inspection parking lot. The entrance to this lot is on Otis Street.
Accessible seating for persons with disabilities (including those using wheelchairs) will be available. Assistive Listening devices will be available at the meeting. A sign language interpreter will be available upon request. Agendas and Minutes of the meeting are available in large print/tape form and/or readers upon request. Please contact Kirk Means at (415) 575-6832 at least 72 hours in advance of the meeting to request these services.
If you require use of a reader or other special services, please contact Kirk Means at (415) 575-6832 at least 72 hours in advance of the meeting to request these services.
Materials are available in alternate formats on request.