Balboa Reservoir Project

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City and County of San Francisco
Document Title
Balboa Reservoir Project
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Present Land Use
P(Public) 40-X and 65-A

Document Description
The project site is located on an approximately 17-acre site in the West o f Twin Peaks area of south central San Francisco. The project site is north of the Ocean Avenue commercial district, west of the City College of San Francisco Ocean Campus, east of the Westwood Park neighborhood, and south of Archbishop Riordan High School. The project would develop the site with approximately 1,100 mixed-income family -friendly housing units (approximately 1.3 million gross square feet), open space, a childcare facility /community room available for public use, on- and off-street parking, and new streets, utilities, and other infrastructure. The project includes construction of approximately 450 market-rate rental units and 550 affordable dwelling units. In addition, the project includes approximately 100 for-sale condominium townhouse units. The buildings comprising the project will range in height from 25 to 78 feet. Fifty percent of the new units comprising the project will be designated affordable to persons earning between 30 and 130 percent of the area median income, Affordable housing will be distributed throughout the site. In addition to the development of residential units, the project includes an approximately 1,000-gross­ square-foot community room for public use, and a childcare center to serve approximately 100 children. The project includes up to 550 residential parking spaces, and up to 450 parking spaces that will be to the general public, including the students, faculty, and staff of the City College of San Francisco. Approximately 4 acres on the project site will be devoted to publicly accessible open space. The open spaces include pedestrian and bicycle pathways, or paseos, and an approximately 2-acre park in the center of the project site called Reservoir Park. The public open space also includes an approximately 80-footwide parcel located along the southern edge of the project site where an underground water transmission pipeline is located, and that will remain under the ownership of SFPUC.

Contact Information
Jeanie Poling
San Francisco Planning
Lead/Public Agency
49 South Van Ness Avenue, Suite 1400
San Francisco, CA 94103

Phone : (415) 297-1220

Joe Kirchofer, Reservoir Community Partners LLC
Project Applicant


San Francisco
San Francisco
Cross Streets
Ocean and Lee
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
San Francisco Planning
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
San Francisco Planning Department


(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA


Notice of Determination
NOD-BalboaReservoirProject-09012020   PDF 929 K

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