Last week that always effectual Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance to create a "South Slope Protection Area" in Bernal Heights. The area comprises of a few dozen houses on five total blocks, plus a large-ish parcel of scrubby undeveloped land at the south edge of Bernal set up against the 280 freeway. So: protection against what exactly? Why, "insufficient" infrastructure and emergency access routes, of course! Anyone's guess as to the specific parsing of those requirements -- especially since the rest of Bernal seems to be doing just fine. Not like we need more housing or anything -- just more infrastructure. Mmm, another cushy layer of bureaucracy with lots of soft folds for permits to go to die.For more stories from Curbed SF, go to sf.curbed.com.
New Nabe Alert: Bernal Heights “South Slope Protection Area”