San Francisco Planning Department

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2013

    Academy of Arts Students Help Resolve S.F. Bike Parking Problem

    If soon you find it a tad easier to find a place to park your bike around Yerba Buena, then you have the clever and artsy students of San Francisco to thank. A team from San Francisco's Academy of Art University was selected from more than 35 international entries as the winner of a student compet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2010

    Ike's Place Staging 16th Street Comeback?

    Ike Shehadeh/TwitterIs Ike getting the last laugh?​Looks like Ike's Place might be trailing lines along 16th Street in the Castro after all, according to Eater guest editor Laura Beck. After an eviction struggle sticker than a steering wheel smudged with Dirty Sauce, owner Ike Shehadeh has app ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2010

    La Cocina Hosts Workshop on Street-Food Legislation

    Chris MacArthur/SF WeeklyMonday's workshop is designed in part to educate the street-food loving public about policy issues in San Francisco.​La Cocina will host a workshop next week to help decipher the shifting landscape of San Francisco's street-food legislation. Supervisor Bevan Dufty has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    Planner Craig Nikitas, Named in Porn Scandal, Gets Promotion

    ‚ÄčThe San Francisco Planning Department today confirmed to SF Weekly that Craig Nikitas -- who acknowledged that department head John Rahaim has moved to dismiss him due to his entanglement in the Planning Department Porn Scandal -- is now the city's Acting Zoning Administrator. It's a position the ... More >>

  • News

    January 20, 2010
  • Blogs

    February 26, 2009

    S.F. Planner: To Stop Poverty Pimping, TL Residents Must Fight the Law

    Peter JamisonChristine Haw of the San Francisco Planning DepartmentA San Francisco Planning Department official delivered a less-than-inspiring message last night at a meeting of Tenderloin residents worried that their neighborhood is being overrun with social-service providers: Deal with it. Under ... More >>

  • News

    January 21, 2009

    Hope, Change, and Parking

    How support for a modest condo project should give us all hope for the city's future.

  • News

    July 23, 2008

    Subway Daze

    BART fears city subway project poses danger to busy downtown S.F. station.

  • News

    March 8, 2006

    Not for Sale by Owner

    Visitacion Valley might have its dream transit village in a few years, if only Ingersoll-Rand will get out of the way

  • News

    February 4, 2004

    Signs of the Times

    Have advertisers found a way to end-run S.F.'s ban on billboards?

  • News

    March 5, 2003

    Industrial Nightmare

    How San Francisco planners, in trying to save S.F.'s dwindling industrial base, would hamstring the city's economic future

  • Culture

    September 5, 2001

    Bizarre Bazaar

    The Fringe Festival's 10th anniversary finds the Exit expanding its empire

  • News

    May 24, 2000

    Aparkalypse Now

    Bedlam reigns as a great development boom besets the warehouse district south of downtown. Blood boiling, drivers late to work search in vain for parking. Are we doomed?

  • News

    February 16, 2000

    Make Room for Dot-Coms

    Forget about live-work lofts. The newest fight for San Francisco's soul is over multimedia office space.

  • News

    November 24, 1999

    Trojan Horse

    In a city that loves to hate chain stores, plans for a new Pottery Barn in the Castro are scarcely raising a peep. The neighborhood may regret it.

  • Calendar

    February 3, 1999
  • News

    December 27, 1995

    Developing Appeal

    Haig Mardikian's eight-year battle to build condos on top of Nob Hill

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