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Old Posted Jul 22, 2019, 6:27 PM
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Originally Posted by superfishy View Post
Just cruising through this thread.

As someone from San Diego, we have a 500 foot limit due to the proximity of the airport. Are there any regulations that might keep SF from getting, say, a 1500 footer? Or is it just a matter of time?
The only "regulations" are of local making and could be changed--that is, zoning height limits imposed by the Planning Department and Board of Supervisors. Here is what the General Plan dictates in the tallest part of downtown (TransBay Transit District):

But the politics in SF are such that these limits aren't going to be changed in the foreseeable future. Ultimately, say in the Star Trk time frame, they probably will be.
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