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California Coastal Commission

March 2007 Agenda

Monterey Conference Center
One Portola Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940

[Phone number will be provided at the time of the meeting.]

9:00 A.M.

THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2007

1. CALL TO ORDER.

2. ROLL CALL.

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT

3. ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT APPLICATIONS.  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Application No. 5-06-403 (Gilmore, Newport Beach)  Application of Harry Gilmore to remove boat dock, gangway, and piles and install new dock system composed of Douglas fir and Trex decking and consisting of 3’ x 24’ gangway; 10’ x 16’ float with two (2) 12” diameter concrete piles, at 4020 Channel Place, Newport Beach, Orange County. (FSY-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

b. Application No. 5-06-404 (Hambleton Trust, Newport Beach)  Application of Richard Hambleton Trust, to remove existing pier, approach, and “U” shaped dock and install new dock system composed of Douglas fir and Trex decking and consisting of: 4’ x 27’ pier approach; 10’ x 14’ pier platform with three (3) 14” diameter “T” piles; re-deck existing gangway; 8’ x 41’ dock with 8’ x 20’ headwalk; and two (2) 16” diameter concrete piles, at 1218 East Balboa Boulevard, Newport Beach, Orange County.  (FSY-LB)[APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

c. Application No. 5-07-10 (Perry, Long Beach)  Application of Carolyn Perry to remove and replace two fingers of existing floating dock in same location, at 327-329 Bay Shore Avenue, Alamitos Bay, Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

d. Application No. 5-07-23 (Merrill, Long Beach)  Application of Warren Merrill to remove boat dock and replace with new 39-ft-long floating dock in same location, at 5646 Naples Canal, Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

e. Application No. 5-07-41 (Silk, Newport Beach)  Application of Stephen Silk to remove and replace floating dock, pier, approach, gangway and pile with new “L” shape finger 6’ x 40’ float with 4’ x 10’ lobe, two 16” concrete pile, 3’ x 24’ gangway, 10’ x 14’ pier platform, 4’ x 32’ pier approach, and three 14” “T” concrete pile for support, at 1800 S Bay Front, Newport Beach, Orange County. (LR-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

4. CONSENT CALENDAR.  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Application No. 5-06-417 (Kapilow, Venice)  Application of Alan Kapilow to remodel 2-story single family residence from 2,501 sq. ft. to 2,921 sq. ft, 25-ft-high, single family residence with attached 2-cargarage on canal-fronting lot, at 2919 Grand Canal, Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

b. Application No. 5-07-4 (Marcelli, Venice)  Application of Pascale and Enrico Marcelli to remodel existing 2-story single-family residence from 2,244 sq. ft. to 2,885 sq. ft., 30-ft-high single-family residence with attached 2-car garage on canal-fronting lot, at 2507 Eastern Canal, Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

c. Application No. 5-07-7 (Karkenny, Hermosa Beach) Application of Christopher Karkenny to demolish existing duplex and construct 3,683 sq. ft., 30 ft.-high, two story over basement level, single-family residence with four on-site parking spaces on 2,387 sq. ft. beachfront lot, at 732 The Strand, Hermosa Beach, Los Angeles County. (GB-LB)[APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

d. Application No. 5-07-29 (Sweet Voyager, LLC, Venice)  Application of Sweet Voyager, LLC to construct 45-ft.-high, 4-level, 3,387 sq. ft., single family residence with attached 3-car garage on vacant lot, at 151 Voyage Mall, Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

SAN DIEGO COAST DISTRICT

5. CONSENT CALENDAR.  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Application No. 6-07-5 (Prestera, Solana Beach)  Application of Marc & Paula Prestera to demolish detached garage and construct 2-story garage with upper accessory living unit on 14,535 sq. ft. lot containing existing single-family home, at 624 Ridgeline Place, Solana Beach, San Diego County. (GDC-SD) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

SOUTH CENTRAL COAST DISTRICT

6. DEPUTY DIRECTOR'S REPORT.  Report by Deputy Director on permit waivers, emergency permits, immaterial amendments & extensions, LCP matters not requiring public hearings, and on comments from the public.  For specific information contact the Commission's Ventura office at (805) 585-1800.

See Addenda for South Central Coast Agenda Items Th6a, Th8b, Th8c, Th8e, Th8f, Th8g, Th9a, and Th9d.

a. Port Master Plan Amendment No. 7 (Port of Hueneme, Oxnard Harbor District)  Executive Director Determination that the action by the Oxnard Harbor District to accept the Commission’s action to certify the Port Master Plan Amendment No. 7 is acceptable,  Oxnard Harbor District, City of Port Hueneme, Ventura County (JCJ-V)  

b. City of Ventura LCP Amendment No. SBV-MAJ-1-03 (Seaward Avenue and Harbor Boulevard Land Use Designation and Zone Change) Certification Review.Concurrence with Executive Director’s determination that action by the City of Ventura, acknowledging receipt, acceptance, and agreement with the Commission’s certification with suggested modifications, is legally adequate.

7. CONSENT CALENDAR (removed from Regular Calendar).  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

8. LOCAL COASTAL PROGRAMS (LCPs).  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. City of Santa Barbara Categorical Exclusion Order No. E-06-1.  Public hearing and action on categorical exclusion order to exclude demolition and reconstruction of single family residences in the designated non-appeal zone from coastal permitting requirements within the City of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County.  (MCH-V)[APPROVED]

b. City of Santa Barbara LCP Amendment SBC-MAJ-1-06 (Discretionary Review Process Improvements).  Public hearing and action on a request by the City of Santa Barbara to amend the Implementation Program portion of its LCP to: restructure sections of the ordinance; incorporate a Staff Hearing Officer to review certain CDPs; standardize noticing; revise procedures for secondary dwelling units; revise the suspension and appeals process; add provisions for issuance of administrative emergency permits; and add and modify coastal exclusion categories in the City of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County (MCH-V) [APPROVED]

c. City of Oxnard Amendment No. OXN-MAJ-1-07 (Breakers Way Rezone)  Public hearing and action on request by City of Oxnard to amend its LCP to change zoning of Breakers Way parcel located in Oxnard Shores neighborhood from Resource Protection (RP) to Single Family Beach (R-B-1). (DC-V) [DENIED]

d. City of Oxnard Amendment No. OXN-MAJ-2-06 (Mobile Home Park Conversions)  Public hearing and action on request by City of Oxnard to amend its LCP to omit Land Use Plan policy requiring affordable replacement units for demolished or converted mobile home park units within the Oxnard coastal zone. (DC-V) [POSTPONED]

e. County of Santa Barbara LCP Amendment No. MAJ-1-05-B (Height Calculation).  Public hearing and action on request by County of Santa Barbara to amend its LCP to revise methodology for determining height of structures, Santa Barbara County. (SLG-V) [APPROVED WITH MODIFICATIONS]

f. County of Santa Barbara LCP Amendment No. MAJ-1-05-C (Commercial and Non-Commercial Telecommunications).  Public hearing and action on request by County of Santa Barbara to amend its LCP to provide new procedures and development standards that regulate construction and use of commercial and non-commercial telecommunication facilities, Santa Barbara County. (SLG-V) [APPROVED WITH MODIFICATIONS]

g. UCSB Notice of Impending Development No. 4-06 (East Gate Installation). Public hearing and action on Notice of Impending Development by the University of California at Santa Barbara to construct new 22 ft.-high and approximately 115 ft.- long sandstone, steel, and bronze entrance gate that would span Ward Memorial Boulevard (HWY 217) at east entrance to Main Campus of U.C., Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County. (MCH-V) [APPROVED]

9. COASTAL PERMIT APPLICATIONS.  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.  Attention:  Items appearing in this section of the agenda may be moved to the Consent Calendar for this area by the Executive Director when, prior to taking up the Consent Calendar, staff and the applicant are in agreement on the staff recommendation.  If an item is moved to the Consent Calendar it will be processed in the same manner as other Consent Calendar items (See AGENDA CATEGORIES) except that if that item is subsequently removed from the Consent Calendar by a vote of three or more commissioners, the item will be acted upon at the meeting in the order in which it originally appears on this Meeting Notice and in the manner Coastal Permit Applications are processed.  The purpose of this procedural change is to expedite the Commission's coastal development permit process.

a. Application No. 4-05-131 (Ball, Malibu)  Application of Mark and Karin Ball to construct 1,440 sq. ft., 2-story, 21.5 ft. high accessory structure consisting of 720 sq. ft. garage on first floor with 720 sq. ft. guest unit on second floor and construct extension to existing driveway at 33261 Decker School Road, Malibu, Los Angeles County (AT-V).  [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS - moved to Consent Calendar]

b. Application No. 4-05-141 (Biebuyck, Calabasas)  Application of Jeffrey Biebuyck to construct 4,607 sq. ft., 28 ft. high, two-story single family residence with attached 230 sq. ft. garage; a 256 sq. ft. covered patio; a detached 650 sq. ft., 24 ft. high garage with a 600 sq. ft. guest house on second floor; a 145 sq. ft. covered patio; a pool and spa; a retaining wall; drainage swales, a driveway, a septic system, a temporary construction trailer, removal of two oak trees; 4,783 cu. yds. of grading (3,756 cu. yds. of cut; 1,027 cu. yds. of fill) and 620 cu. yds. of additional grading for removal and recompaction; and restoration and revegetation of as-built graded area at 24677 Dry Canyon Cold Creek Road, Calabasas, Los Angeles County (JCJ-V) [POSTPONED]

c. Application No. 4-06-065 (Los Angeles County Department of Public Works, Malibu) Application of Los Angeles County Department of Public Works to repair existing culvert and install approximately 18 tons of un-grouted riprap at the mouth of existing culvert outlet at intersection of Fairside Road and Ingleside Way (Fairside Road Mile Marker 0.29) Malibu, Los Angeles County (SMH-V). [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS - moved to Consent Calendar]

d. Application 4-06-094 (Barrett, Los Angeles County).  Application of Richard Barrett to construct 2-story 4,694 sq. ft., single family residence with attached 504 sq. ft., garage and 696 sq. ft., basement, pool, septic system, water well, retaining walls, driveway, turnaround, and approximately 1,740 cu. yds., of grading (1,630 cu. yds., cut and 110 cu. yds., fill) at 33800 Mulholland Highway, Malibu, Los Angeles County. (MCH-V). [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT

10. DEPUTY DIRECTOR'S REPORT.  Report by Deputy Director on permit waivers, emergency permits, immaterial amendments & extensions, LCP matters not requiring public hearings, and on comments from the public.  For specific information contact the commission's Long Beach office at (562) 590-5071.

11. CONSENT CALENDAR (removed from Regular Calendar).  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

12. LOCAL COASTAL PROGRAMS (LCPs).  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Huntington Beach LCP Major Amendment No. 2-06 (both LUP & IP).  Public hearing and action on request by the City of Huntington Beach to extend the time limit for City Council action on suggested modifications to City of Huntington Beach LCP Amendment No. 2-06 (“Timeshares”). (MV-LB)

13. COASTAL PERMIT APPLICATIONS.  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.  Attention:  Items appearing in this section of the agenda may be moved to the Consent Calendar for this area by the Executive Director when, prior to taking up the Consent Calendar, staff and the applicant are in agreement on the staff recommendation.  If an item is moved to the Consent Calendar it will be processed in the same manner as other Consent Calendar items (See AGENDA CATEGORIES) except that if that item is subsequently removed from the Consent Calendar by a vote of three or more commissioners, the item will be acted upon at the meeting in the order in which it originally appears on this Meeting Notice and in the manner Coastal Permit Applications are processed.  The purpose of this procedural change is to expedite the Commission's coastal development permit process.

a. Application No. 5-06-233 (Dept of Fish & Game, Newport Beach)  Application of California Department of Fish & Game to enhance existing public viewing area consisting of: construction of two (2) rows of concrete bleachers to accommodate 28 people, replace existing PVC pipe rail fence with cable or small diameter pipe between 42” (h) x 6” (w) x 6” (l) posts, place approximately 400 sq. ft. of stone paved viewing areas, install three viewing telescopes and interpretive plaques, landscaping, grading  50 cu. yds. of import and erect appreciation monument, at 2951 Eastbluff Drive, Newport Beach, Orange County. (FSY-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS - moved to Consent Calendar]

b. Application No. 5-06-366 (City of Long Beach & Hyatt Long Beach Corporation, Long Beach) Application of City of Long Beach & Hyatt Long Beach to demolish 4,000 sq. ft., meeting room and construct new 6,000 sq. ft., ballroom and 6,829 sq. ft. of new hotel support area in same location and landscape adjacent public park area at Rainbow Lagoon Park in Downtown Shoreline area of Long Beach, at 200 South Pine Avenue, Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

14. PERMIT AMENDMENT.  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.  An Amendment below may be moved to the Consent Calendar for this area by the Executive Director when, prior to taking up the Consent Calendar, staff and the applicant are in agreement on the staff recommendation.  If an item is moved to the Consent Calendar it will be processed like other Consent Calendar items (See above) except that if that item is subsequently removed from the Consent Calendar by a vote of 3 or more commissioners, the item will be acted upon at the meeting in the order in which it originally appears on this Meeting Notice and in the manner material amendments are processed.

a. Permit No. 5-91-141-A6 (Seaview Restaurants, Inc. & Los Angeles County Dept. of Beaches & Harbors, Pacific Palisades)  Request by Seaview Restaurants, Inc. & Los Angeles County Dept. of Beaches & Harbors to continue use of public beach parking lot and beach front public viewing deck for shared restaurant use from January 13, 2006 to January 13, 2011 Los Angeles County. (AP-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS - moved to Consent Calendar]

b. Permit No. 5-99-187-A (City Of Long Beach Department of Parks, Recreation & Marine, Long Beach)  Request by City of Long Beach Department of Parks, & Recreation & Marine to remove three 900 sq. ft. planters from Belmont Olympic Pool public plaza area, install new landscaping and public benches, and expand outdoor patio dining area of existing beach-front restaurant by 58 seats, at 4020 E Olympic Plaza, Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS - moved to Consent Calendar]

SAN DIEGO COAST DISTRICT

15. DEPUTY DIRECTOR'S REPORT.  Report by Deputy Director on permit waivers, emergency permits, immaterial amendments & extensions, LCP matters not requiring public hearings, and on comments from the public.  For specific information contact the Commission's San Diego office at (619) 767-2370.

16. CONSENT CALENDAR (removed from Regular Calendar).  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

17. NEW APPEAL.  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

18. COASTAL PERMIT APPLICATIONS.  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.  Attention:  Items appearing in this section of the agenda may be moved to the Consent Calendar for this area by the Executive Director when, prior to taking up the Consent Calendar, staff and the applicant are in agreement on the staff recommendation.  If an item is moved to the Consent Calendar it will be processed in the same manner as other Consent Calendar items (See AGENDA CATEGORIES) except that if that item is subsequently removed from the Consent Calendar by a vote of three or more commissioners, the item will be acted upon at the meeting in the order in which it originally appears on this Meeting Notice and in the manner Coastal Permit Applications are processed.  The purpose of this procedural change is to expedite the Commission's coastal development permit process.

a. Application No. 6-06-92 (Calif. State Parks beach accessway, San Diego)  Application of California State Parks Department to construct beach access improvements to replace damaged facilities including realignment of upper portions of accessway and install steel staircase at lower portion connecting to beach, at 12201 Torrey Pines Park Road, North City, San Diego, San Diego County. (EL-SD) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS - moved to Consent Calendar]

b. Application No. A-6-ENC-06-100 (Zagara, Encinitas)  Application of John & Valerie Zagara to demolish home and construct 4,424 sq. ft., 2-story single-family home with 1,095 sq. ft., basement and 505 sq. ft., garage on a 5,638 sq. ft., bluff top lot, at 282 Neptune Avenue, Encinitas, San Diego County. (GDC-SD)  [POSTPONED]

c. Application No. 6-06-115 (CalTrans HOV lane extension, Solana Beach)  Application of California Department of Transportation to extend High Occupancy Vehicle Lanes, one northbound and one southbound in median of Interstate 5,  from north end of San Dieguito River Bridge to south end of San Elijo Lagoon Bridge, Solana Beach, San Diego County. (TR-SD) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

d. Application No. 6-06-143 (Woudenberg, San Diego)  Application of David Woudenberg to demolish 2-story office building & 2 detached apartments and construct 28.5 ft-high, 3-story, mixed-use building with 958 sq. ft. of office use on ground floor and two residential condominiums (totaling 3,602 sq. ft.) on second and third floors, with four on-site parking spaces, at 3701-07 Ocean Front Walk,  Mission Beach, San Diego, San Diego County. (LRO-SD) [POSTPONED]

e. Application No. 6-06-147 (Linke, Solana Beach)  Application of Paul & Eva Linke to construct 1,614 sq. ft. first floor addition (including 50 cu. yds. of grading) to existing 2,693 sq. ft. one-story home on 13,924 sq. ft. lot, at 1050 Santa Queta, Solana Beach, San Diego County. (GDC-SD) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS - moved to Consent Calendar]

f. Application No. 6-07-006 (Deutsch, San Diego Co.)  Application of Michael Deutsch to construct 2-story, 3-level, 11,037 sq. ft. home on 2.88 acre sloping site, at 3997 Stonebridge Court, Rancho Santa Fe vicinity, San Diego County. (DL-SD) [TO CONTINUE]

19. REVISED FINDINGS.  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Application No. 6-03-098/A-6-NOC-05-050 (Pardee, San Diego)  Pardee Homes granted permit with conditions to subdivide 185.2 acres on nine separate legal lots, retire development rights on six of the legal lots and create 143 new lots on the remaining three lots, construct 113 single-family residences, 129 multi-family units in 15 buildings and associated street, drainage and landscaping improvements, and dedication/preservation of open space on all or portions of the nine legal lots north and south of Calle Cristobal, east and west of Camino Santa Fe, North City (Mira Mesa Community), San Diego, San Diego County.  (EL-SD) [POSTPONED]

b. Port Master Plan Amendment No. 36 (Old Police Station Headquarters).  Port of San Diego granted master plan amendment to reuse the Old Police Station Headquarters building for a mix of specialty retail, entertainment and restaurant uses; demolish Harbor Seafood Mart and develop smaller facility to incorporate commercial fishing uses; a waterfront fish restaurant and retail spaces; reconfigure parking lots; construct new public park and plaza areas and implement Parking Management Program.  (DL-SD) [Findings APPROVED]

ENFORCEMENT

20. ENFORCEMENT REPORT.  Report by Chief of Enforcement on Statewide Enforcement Program. (LAH-SF)

ENERGY, OCEAN RESOURCES AND WATER QUALITY

21. ENERGY, OCEAN RESOURCES and WATER QUALITY REPORT.  Report by the Deputy Director on permit waivers, emergency permits, immaterial amendments & extensions, matters not requiring public hearings, and status report on offshore oil & gas exploration & development. (ALW-SF)

a. Santa Barbara County LCP Amendment STB-MIN-1-07 (Minor) . Concurrence with Executive Director's determination that request by Santa Barbara County to amend the County’s Coastal Plan with updates and corrections to the preamble text for Chapter 3.6 and 4 is a minor amendment. [APPROVED]

22. COASTAL PERMIT APPLICATIONS.  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.  Attention:  Items appearing in this section of the agenda may be moved to the Consent Calendar for this area by the Executive Director when, prior to taking up the Consent Calendar, staff and the applicant are in agreement on the staff recommendation.  If an item is moved to the Consent Calendar it will be processed in the same manner as other Consent Calendar items (See AGENDA CATEGORIES) except that if that item is subsequently removed from the Consent Calendar by a vote of three or more commissioners, the item will be acted upon at the meeting in the order in which it originally appears on this Meeting Notice and in the manner Coastal Permit Applications are processed.  The purpose of this procedural change is to expedite the Commission's coastal development permit process.

a. Application No.  E-06-015 (PXP, Vandenberg, Santa Barbara Co.)  Application of Plains Exploration and Production Company to repair 150-ft. section of Platform Irene's oil pipeline, recoat Tee fittings on Platform Irene's produced water and natural gas pipelines, and after-the-fact approval of un-permitted repair of 27-ft. portion of Platform Irene's produced water pipeline, onshore near Wall Beach at Vandenberg Air Force Base, County of Santa Barbara. (CT-SF) [APPROVED]