Building & Landlord Data for 490 South Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA

High Risk Building

Apartments at 490 South Van Ness Ave are more likely to have maintenance issues than 73% of SF rentals.

  • 53% chance of no maintenance issues next year
  • 47% chance of at least one code violation next year

Building Information

Total Apartments 1
Class Multi-Family Residential
Year Built None
Zoning Code CM
Area 1598 sq ft
Stories 1
Tax Abatements NA
Owner Name 490 Svn Housing Associates
Owner Since 05/24/19

Department of Building Inspection Violations (0 found)

Building Complaints (11 found)

Complaint Number Date Filed Date Abated Division Description Status
202043121 07/08/20 Building Inspection Division Date last observed: 07-jul-20; time last observed: 6:10am; identity of person performing the work: construction permit # m1137127; floor: entire bui; unit: enture bui; exact location: main bldg; building type: both work beyond scope of permit; ; additional information: loud construction starting at 6:10am on site of 490 south van ness (cross roads of adair and south van ness); Not Active
202037331 06/09/20 Building Inspection Division South van ness between 16th and adair --- the caller called to report a noise complaint in regards to the new high rise (8 stories) building that is currently being built located at the above location. the caller stated that the construction starts (loud drilling, sawing, etc) at 6:00 am, 7 days a week. (311 sr#12509354) Not Active
202022182 03/03/20 Building Inspection Division --- Caller states the has complained about this issue before, caller states the construction company starts between 5am-6am. (311 sr#12165539) Not Active
201988221 09/27/19 Building Inspection Division --- Caller reporting contruction that is starting before the required time, caller states there is lots of noise, this is not the first complaint that caller has made and continues to ask to be contacted. (311 sr#11471952) Not Active
201976951 08/14/19 Building Inspection Division Nwc south van ness/16th st. the corner lot on south van ness between 16th st. and adair st. multistory enormous building. 499 south van ness. --- nibbi construction company starting work before 7am. heavy vehicles moving materials around. started at 6am or a little earlier. it has been happening for a while and construction has been going on for several months. my downstairs neighbors have moved out specifically because the early construction noise before 7am. (311 sr 11269085)construction at this property regularly begins at 6am or even earlier (5:30) and includes activity by cement trucks, jackhammers, and other loud construction. the alarm often goes off regularly as well. we've called the police. please help.(311 sr 11271666) construction regularly starts before 7am here. today it started at 5:12am. please help. (311 sr#11334353) --- caller would like to file a complaint for construction starting at 5:12 am this morning, and they always start before 7 am (311 sr#11334362)(11430855) Not Active
201957311 05/23/19 Building Inspection Division South van ness an 16th --- affordable housing project that is doing construction at 4am. it is very loud and has woken me from my sleep. metal slamming noises and heavy machinery is being used. (311 sr#10877871) 490 s van ness - affordable housing - mission development corp --- building construction has been going on since 3:00 am (311 sr#10877885) very loud construction noise started at 3am. we called 311 and the police. the police went out to the property and were told there was a permit and nothing could be done to stop the noise. i went over personally and asked for a copy of the permit. the construction supervisor and team gave me a copy of a special traffic permit that specifically states that this is not a night noise permit. this loud construction has been going on since 3am keeping everyone in the neighborhood awake. (311 sr#10878062,10877979, 10926935) 490 south van ness --- construction is starting before 7 am, this has happened a couple of times before. (311 sr#11061470) Not Active
201956077 05/20/19 Building Inspection Division Date last observed: 18-may-19; time last observed: 3am ; identity of person performing the work: nibbi concrete, mission housin; exact location: main bldg; building type: other work w/o permit; work beyond scope of permit; other building; ; additional information: loud construction going on at 3am - refusal to shut down work. asked for permit and was given a copy of a special traffic permit which does not allow for night noise. please fine this company and assure the neighborhood that there will be no night noise permits to be given in the future. this is a working neighborhood and we need to be able to sleep at night in order to work the next day. all night loud noise is not acceptable!; Not Active
201956075 05/20/19 Building Inspection Division Date last observed: 18-may-19; time last observed: 3:30 am; exact location: main bldg; building type: residence/dwelling other building; ; additional information: construction being done in middle of night, noisy and bright spot light shining ; Not Active
201718642 11/10/17 Housing Inspection Services Neglected prpoerty Not Active
201795752 07/26/17 Housing Inspection Services Caller states windows have been broken on this home for over a year and feels it attracts the wrong attention and looks bad. she tried to speak to landlord and he refuses to fix. Not Active
201178594 12/23/11 02/14/12 Code Enforcement Section Failure to comply with the vacant or abandoned building ordinance 194-09. Not Active

Owner Portfolio (1 found)

Address Units Class
0000 0490 South Van Ness Av 1 Apartment 15 Units or more

311 Calls (DPH & DBI only) (14 found)

Date Category Agency Type Details Status
06/12/20 Noise Report DPH - Environmental Health - Noise Queue Mechanical equipment Noise report - mechanical equipment Not Accepted - DPH can only enforce noise from fixed mechanical building equipment (HVACs, compressors, exhaust fans, etc.) Noise from construction on private and public property is enforced by the agency permitting the work. Refer issue to DBI (BID) for private property and DPW (BSM) for public property.
03/03/20 Noise Report DBI Inspection Services Queue Construction private property Noise report - construction private property Case Transferred - To view status, see http://dbiweb.sfgov.org/dbipts/default.aspx?page=AddressComplaint&ComplaintNo=202022182 or call (415) 558-6570.
09/27/19 Noise Report DBI Inspection Services Queue Construction private property Noise report - construction private property Case Transferred - To view status, see http://dbiweb.sfgov.org/dbipts/default.aspx?page=AddressComplaint&ComplaintNo=201988221 or call (415) 558-6570.
09/18/19 Noise Report DBI Inspection Services Queue Construction private property Noise report - construction private property Case Transferred - To view status, see http://dbiweb.sfgov.org/dbipts/default.aspx?page=AddressComplaint&ComplaintNo=201976951 or call 415-558-6570.
08/28/19 Noise Report DBI Inspection Services Queue Construction private property Noise report - construction private property Case is a Duplicate - To view status, see http://dbiweb.sfgov.org/dbipts/default.aspx?page=AddressComplaint&ComplaintNo=201976951 or call (415) 558-6570.
08/28/19 Noise Report DBI Inspection Services Queue Construction private property Noise report - construction private property Case is a Duplicate - To view status, see http://dbiweb.sfgov.org/dbipts/default.aspx?page=AddressComplaint&ComplaintNo=201976951 or call (415) 558-6570.
08/14/19 Noise Report DBI Inspection Services Queue Construction private property Noise report - construction private property Case is a Duplicate - To view status, see http://dbiweb.sfgov.org/dbipts/default.aspx?page=AddressComplaint&ComplaintNo=201976951 or call 415-558-6570.
06/29/19 Noise Report DBI Inspection Services Queue Construction private property Noise report - construction private property Case is a Duplicate - To view status, see http://dbiweb.sfgov.org/dbipts/default.aspx?page=AddressComplaint&ComplaintNo=201957311 or call (415) 558-6570.
05/29/19 General Request - BUILDING INSPECTION DBI Building Inspection Queue Request for service Building inspection - request for service Case is a Duplicate - To view status, see http://dbiweb.sfgov.org/dbipts/default.aspx?page=AddressComplaint&ComplaintNo=201957311 or call 415-558-6570.
05/18/19 Noise Report DBI Inspection Services Queue Construction private property Noise report - construction private property Case is a Duplicate - To view status, see https://dbiweb.sfgov.org/dbipts/default.aspx?page=AddressComplaint&ComplaintNo=201957311 or call (415) 558-6570.
05/18/19 Noise Report DBI Inspection Services Queue Construction private property Noise report - construction private property Case is a Duplicate - To view status, see https://dbiweb.sfgov.org/dbipts/default.aspx?page=AddressComplaint&ComplaintNo=201957311 or call (415) 558-6570.
05/18/19 Noise Report DBI Inspection Services Queue Construction private property Noise report - construction private property Case is a Duplicate - To view status, see https://dbiweb.sfgov.org/dbipts/default.aspx?page=AddressComplaint&ComplaintNo=201957311 or call (415) 558-6570.
07/13/17 General Request - DPH DBI Inspection Services Queue Request for service Environmental health - request for service Case Resolved - 201795752 This has been filed with Housing Inspection Services. 415 558-6220. To view status of complaint, please visit our website www.sfdbi.org
03/28/17 General Request - PUBLIC WORKS DPH - Environmental Health - G Request for service Bses - request for service Case Transferred - DPH Environmental Health Healthy Housing & Vector Control Program 415-252-3805

Health Inspections (food service) (0 found)

Health Inspections (apartments) - data coming soon!

Soft Story Retrofit Program (0 found)

Section 604 Affidavit (0 found)

Planning Records (0 found)

Building Permits (26 found)

Permit Number Creation Date Cost Description Status
202008171927 08/17/20 $1 Revision to pa# 201010052342-s2 (arch / mep) & altered site pa# 201710110918. revision to documented elevator cab dimensions on sheet a6.41 to match otis provided cab size & gurney requirements.** maher: n/a ** Issued
202006108308 06/10/20 $9400 To install 1 single faced sign "avanza 490" Filed
202002043476 02/04/20 $1 Revision to issued s2(arch/mep)for: pa#2017-10-11-0918 s2 & pa#2010-10-05-2342 s2; elevator smoke detector access hatch detail. Issued
201911076671 11/07/19 $10800 1st - 7th fl & roof 27 evacuation maps for sffd review only. Issued
M1137127 09/11/19 $ Street space Issued
M1099907 06/24/19 $ Street space Issued
M1073307 04/30/19 $ Street space/mta meters Issued
M1043868 02/26/19 $ Street space/mta meters Issued
201902122726 02/12/19 $200000 Tower crane. ref #2010/1005/2342 Complete
M1014687 12/10/18 $ Street space only Issued
201810223775 10/22/18 $98000 Provide labor materials, equipment & sundries for the complete design build drilled displacement column (reference pa#2010/1005/2342s and pa #2017/1011/0918s) Complete
M991047 10/10/18 $ Street space Issued
201808106982 08/10/18 $20000 Install fire sprinkler underground fire service off of 8-inch main on van ness ave. ref site permit 1452095 Complete
201710110918 10/11/17 $1 Alter site permit for pa# 2010/10/05/2342-s. change of record. 7 stories, 81 units with partial basement & no parking. a publicly founded 7 story 100% affordable housing residential bldg with ground floor public community flex space. 1 partial basement level for storage & building service. maher:n/a Issued
201504153686 04/15/15 $15000 To demolish 1 story gas station (canopy).** maher: compliance with ordinance no# 155-13 not required ** Complete
M304467 02/27/12 $ Street space Issued
M294009 12/28/11 $ Street space Issued
201103303130 03/30/11 $180000 Remove concrete pads and pilasters. remove contaminated soil as outlined in revised remedial action work plan by hydro anyaysis 12/10/10 and letter from sfdph dated 12/17/10 restore site by importing material and backfill as per geotechnical report dated 11/12/09 by earth mechanics. Complete
201010052335 10/05/10 $50000 To demolish garage service station. Complete
201010052342 10/05/10 $15000000 To erect 7 stories, 1 basement with 84 units residential & parking. Issued
201007217114 07/21/10 $5000 Existing billboard (two back to back) to comply with planning req of overall height & billboards area. no structural modifications. Complete
M181486 10/06/09 $ Street space and sidewalk repair Issued
200004036127 04/03/00 $1 Change from gas station to auto motive repair not construction Expired
M11862 03/13/00 $ Sidewalk repair Expired
8412612 11/30/84 $20000 Sign Complete
8411108 10/19/84 $25000 Expired

Electrical Permits (7 found)

Permit Number Creation Date Description Status
EW201912065272 12/06/19 Low voltage voice and data Issued
E201909043879 09/04/19 Solar plan 2336 install: 80 mods, 350 watts per mod, 28 (dc) kw sys. Complete
EW201903069179 03/06/19 7story affordable housing residential building with ground floor public community flex space, one partial basement level for storage and building services Complete
E201811287474 11/28/18 Temporary power pole, (1) 200 amps Issued
E201709077500 09/07/17 Install 6 lights in gas station. Complete
EW20120322023 03/22/12 Install 100amps temporary service. Complete
E200406184193 06/18/04 2 switches, 2 circuits. old gas station installing electrical switch and wiring in 2 new 20 amp 220 circuits to main panel. teneant-quality tune up shop Expired

Plumbing Permits (7 found)

Permit Number Creation Date Type Status
PW20200901281 09/01/20 Complete
PMW20200810654 08/10/20 Complete
PW20200810648 08/10/20 Complete
PW20191202592 12/02/19 Complete
PP20190624004 06/24/19 Expired
PW20190327859 03/27/19 Complete
PW20190129522 01/29/19 Complete

Fire Violations (0 found)

Fire Complaints (0 found)

Fire Incidents (0 found)

Fire Inspections (0 found)

Buyouts (0 found)



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