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(a) Whenever the Department or other Municipal Excavator undertakes a project involving the planning, construction, reconstruction, or repaving of a public right-of-way, such project shall include, to the maximum extent practicable and feasible, the following transit, pedestrian, bicycle, stormwater, and communications infrastructure improvements:
(1) Street and pedestrian-scale sidewalk lighting;
(2) Pedestrian and bicycle safety improvement measures, as established in any official City adopted bicycle or pedestrian safety plan or other City adopted planning documents;
(3) Appropriate access in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act;
(4) Public transit facilities accommodation, including, but not limited to designation of the right-of-way as a transit preferential street designation or bus rapid transit corridor;
(5) Traffic calming devices;
(7) Low-impact design stormwater facilities consistent with the Stormwater Design Guidelines;
(8) Other pedestrian and streetscape elements listed as appropriate to the relevant street type as identified and defined in the Better Streets Plan;
(10) Communications infrastructure.
(b) The Director, in consultation with the Directors of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, Department of Public Health, Planning Department, Department of the Environment, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, Department of Technology, and Mayor's Office on Disability shall develop orders, regulations, or amendments to the Department's Standard Plans and Specifications that address the improvements set forth in Subsection (a).
(c) To the maximum extent practicable and feasible, the Director shall condition all excavation and street improvement permits on the inclusion of the improvements set forth in Subsection (a). If such conditions would exceed the Director's regulatory authority, the Director shall coordinate with other City departments to provide, to the maximum extent practicable and feasible, said improvements on behalf of the City. As part of the decision on any permit or authorization pursuant to the Public Works Code, the Director shall take into account the permit activity's positive and negative impacts on the integration, enhancement, or preservation of the improvements set forth in Subsection (a).
(Added by Ord. 209-05, File No. 050591, App. 8/18/2005; amended by Ord. 310-10, File No. 101194, App. 12/16/2010; Ord. 220-14 , File No. 130412, App. 11/7/2014, Eff. 12/7/2014)