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(a) The temporary uses listed in Sections 205.1 through 205.7, where not otherwise permitted in the district, may be authorized as provided therein and in this Section 205, up to the time limits indicated. Further time for such uses may be authorized only by action upon a new application, subject to all the requirements for the original application, unless otherwise indicated in Sections 205.1 through 205.7.
(b) Action upon such uses may be authorized by the Planning Director without a public hearing.
(c) Wherever a use exists at the effective date of this Code or of an amendment thereto under which such use is classified as a temporary use, or wherever a use is being conducted under a temporary use authorization given prior to such a date, such use may be continued for the maximum term specified therefor, calculated from said effective date or date of authorization. No such use shall continue thereafter unless a temporary use authorization has been sought and obtained under a new application. Continuance of a temporary use beyond the date of expiration of the period authorized therefor, or failure to remove a structure for such temporary use within 10 days thereafter, shall constitute a violation of this Code.
(d) The time periods referenced in Sections 205.1 through 205.3 and Sections 205.5 through 205.7 are consecutive hours or consecutive calendar days; they are not the total number of hours or days that the use is in operation. Therefore, a 24-hour authorization that begins at 6:00 a.m. expires at 6:00 a.m. the following day, even if the use was in operation only eight hours of that 24-hour period. Similarly, a 60-day authorization expires after 60 calendar days even though the use may only have been open for business three days per week during that 60-day period. Hours or days of unused authorization cannot be stored or credited.
(e) Any temporary uses authorized pursuant to this Section 205 and Sections 205.1 through 205.7 shall not be required to comply with any Planning Code requirements that are not expressly applicable to such temporary uses under this Section 205 and Sections 205.1 through 205.7, provided, however, any temporary uses authorized pursuant to this Section 205 and Sections 205.1 through 205.7 shall be subject to all applicable initiative ordinances approved by the voters of the City and County of San Francisco.
(Amended by Ord. 443-78, App. 10/6/78; Ord. 115-90, App. 4/6/90; Ord. 212-94, 6/2/94; Ord. 298-08, File No. 081153, App. 12/19/2008; Ord. 297-10, File No. 101351, App. 12/3/2010; Ord. 140-11, File No. 110482, App. 7/5/2011, Eff. 8/4/2011; Ord. 35-20, File No. 190355, App. 3/6/2020, Eff. 4/6/2020; Ord. 140-20, File No. 200215, App. 8/28/2020, Eff. 9/28/2020)