Why Is Every Building Permit in SF Discretionary?

San Francisco
12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. | Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Image courtesy of flickr user maartyn

Unlike every other city in California, San Francisco has made all building permits “discretionary,” meaning they can be appealed to the planning commission. How does this complex process impact the growth of the city, and how can it be improved? Co-presented by the SFAIA and the SFHAC.

+ Tim Colen / moderator, San Francisco Housing Action Coalition
+
John Rahaim / San Francisco Planning Department
+ Gwyneth Borden / San Francisco Planning Commission
+ Steve Vettel / Farella Braun and Martel

Admission: 
Free to members
$10 for non-members
Okay to bring lunch
Location: 
SPUR Urban Center
654 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105-4015
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