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(a) Purpose. The Life Science and Medical Special Use District is intended to support uses that benefit from proximity to the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) campus at Mission Bay. These uses include medical office and life science (biotechnology) uses.
(b) Geography. The boundaries of the Life Science and Medical Special Use District are shown on Sectional Map No. 8SU of the Zoning Map. Generally, the area borders Mariposa St. on the north, 23rd St. on the south, I-280 to the west, and 3rd St. to the east. Within this area, the Dogpatch Historic District is generally excluded.
(c) Controls. All provisions of the Planning Code currently applicable shall continue to apply, except as otherwise provided in this Section 249.36:
(1) Medical Services. Medical services, including medical offices and clinics, as defined in Section 890.114, are a Principally Permitted Use and are exempted from use size limitations, PDR replacement requirements (Sec. 202.7), and vertical (floor-by-floor) zoning controls (Sec. 803.9(f)). For the purposes of this Section, a medical service use may be affiliated with a hospital or medical center as defined in 890.44.
(3) Life Science Laboratories. Laboratories that engage in life science research and development, as defined in Section 890.52, are a Principally Permitted Use and are exempted from use size limitations, PDR replacement requirements (Sec. 202.7), and vertical (floor-by-floor) zoning controls (Sec. 210.3C and 803.9(f)).