SF Examiner: Approval process for Balboa Reservoir project gets underway
Apr. 9, 2020 6:15 p.m.
The Balboa Reservoir project received the first approval on Thursday needed to rezone 17 acres of public land into housing.
At its first-ever virtual public meeting Thursday, the San Francisco Planning Commission unanimously approved the initiation of a General Plan Amendment for the 1,100-unit Balboa Reservoir project in Ingleside.
The vote rezones a parking lot for a proposed large mixed-use development adjacent to City College of San Francisco that has been under discussion for decades, and sets the stage for a public hearing scheduled to take place on or after April 30.
It remains unclear, however, whether that meeting will be held in person.
“If not, we’ve really done a robust job of meeting and hearing concerns,” said Brad Wiblin, executive vice president of BRIDGE Housing, one of the project’s affordable housing developers. “The scale of the project warranted this kind of effort.” Continue reading “SF Examiner: Approval process for Balboa Reservoir project gets underway”