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In order to facilitate the establishment of affordable group housing use on the subject property, there shall be established the Lombard and Scott Street Affordable Group Housing Special Use District located at 3151-3155 Scott Street (Assessor's block 0937, Lot 001), as designated on Sectional Map 2SU of the Zoning Map of the City and County of San Francisco. The following provisions shall apply within the Special Use District.
(a) Purpose. The Lombard and Scott Street Affordable Group Housing Special Use District is hereby established in order to facilitate the development of an affordable group housing project exclusively for transition-age youth.
(b) Applicability. The provisions of this Special Use District shall apply only to an affordable group housing project exclusively for transition-age youth by a nonprofit housing developer that receives funding from the San Francisco Mayor's Office of Housing to develop the project and any successors or assigns of the developer.
(c) Conditional Use Approval. In this Special Use District exceptions from otherwise applicable requirements of this Code may be appropriate in order to further the critical goal of creating affordable housing for transition-age youth. A conditional use approval shall be required for any development subject to this Section 249.55. Such conditional use may grant the following exceptions from the requirements of this Code if the facts presented establish that the exceptions satisfy the criteria of Subsections 303(c)(1) through 303(c)(3) of this Code. The following exceptions from the requirements of this Code are appropriate in order to further the goal of preserving and enhancing a group housing use for transition-age youth.
(i) Density. An affordable group housing project meeting the requirements of subsection (b) above is authorized to have a density of up to 24 units of group housing and one manager's unit, with a minimum number of 143 square feet of lot area for each bedroom. The rules for calculating density set forth in Section 208 of this Code shall apply.
(ii) Rear Yard. The rear yard requirement for NC-3 zoning districts set forth in Section 134 of this Code shall not apply to a rehabilitation project authorized by this Special Use District.
(iii) Open Space. The useable open space requirements for NC-3 zoning districts set forth in Section 135 of this Code shall not apply to a rehabilitation project authorized by this Special Use District.
(iv) Exposure. The exposure requirement set forth in Section 140 of this Code shall not apply for interior group housing units that do not face Scott Street or Lombard Street to a rehabilitation project authorized by this Special Use District.
(d) Expiration of Special Use District. In the event that the group housing facility described in subsection (a) has not received a certificate of final completion or certificate of final occupancy by December 31, 2015, the authorization and right vested by this ordinance shall be deemed void and cancelled, and this section 249.55 shall expire on January 1, 2016.
(Added by Ord. 209-11, File No. 110589, App. 10/24/2011, Eff. 11/23/2011)