On Thursday, December 15, the Planning Commission considered Supervisor David Chiu’s proposed ordinance to amend the Planning Code. Among these amendments are several incentives for preserving and reusing historic buildings. Heritage’s Issues Policy Committee considered the proposed amendments at its most recent meeting and supports proposed amendments that would provide flexibility and incentives in the Planning Code to encourage preservation. One of the proposed amendments would reactivate pre-1960 commercial storefronts in residential districts to support the reuse of vacant historic buildings. Read Heritage’s comment letter linked below and stay tuned for more information.