[Noisebridge-discuss] The legalities.

Josh Juran jjuran at gmail.com
Fri Apr 4 06:30:18 UTC 2014


On Apr 3, 2014, at 8:52 PM, Norman Bradley wrote:

> It has been mentioned several times that people living at NB  
> violates our lease. It is actually a bit more complicated. After  
> looking up how 2169 Mission is zoned. I found that it is not zoned  
> for residential. A place to start looking is at http://www.sf- 
> planning.org/index.aspx?page=2771#findzoning . That is the San  
> Francisco Planning Department and you can find a list of changes,  
> permits, and even how much things cost. Our place "Appears eligible  
> for listing in the California Register of Historical Resources."
>
> I am NOT a lawyer so this is just a guess after looking at the  
> online records. I think that what they say is that floor 1 is zoned  
> for food sales and floors 2 and 3 are light industrial. To allow  
> sleeping / living in the space will at least require new permits  
> from the, Planning Dept., Fire Dept., and Health Dept. as well as  
> convincing the landlord.
>
> I'm not sure how long flogging this issue will continue, but, in my  
> opinion it is not up for debate. It is spelled out in both zoning  
> law and our lease. Our object should be how do we stop it not how  
> much should we allow.

"existential threat"  (Drink.)

Also, +1.

Josh




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