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APRIL 2007 AGENDA

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This has been updated at 10 a.m., Friday, April 13, 2007.
 

9:00 A.M.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2007

1. CALL TO ORDER.

2. ROLL CALL.

3. PRESENTATION ON NATURAL BEACH RESOURCES/WRACK. Dr. Jenifer E. Dugan, Associate Research Scientist, UCSB Marine Science Institute, will present her work investigating the ecology of beach wrack and the impacts of beach grooming on beach processes.  Dr. Karen L. Martin, Professor of Biology, Pepperdine University, will present her experience working with beach managers and researchers to move toward more ecologically sound beach management practices.  Dr. Martin will also discuss her grunion research and the impacts of beach grooming on grunion. (JE-V) [POSTPONED]

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT

4. ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT APPLICATIONS.  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Application No. 5-06-434 (Miller Trust, Newport Beach)  Application of Richard Miller Trust to remove boat dock and install new 6’ x 30’ dock with 7’ x 20’ lobe, relocate one 12” diameter pile and re-deck 3’ x 20’ gangway, composed of Douglas fir and Trex decking, at 101 N Bay Front, Newport Beach, Orange County. (FSY-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

b. Application No. 5-07-30 (Carlton, Long Beach)  Application of Jeffrey Carlton to remove existing U-shaped floating boat dock, gangway and three piles, replace in same location with new U-shaped floating boat dock and gangway using three new piles, at 55 Vista Del Golfo, Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

c. Application No. 5-07-64 (Beckman Trust, Long Beach)  Application of Donald Beckman Trust to remove 20’x 9’ floating boat dock and replace with 20’x 9’ floating dock in same location, at 5575 Naples Canal, Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

5. CONSENT CALENDAR.  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Application No. 5-06-116 (Hassan & Sons, Inc., Seal Beach)  Application of Hassan & Sons, Inc. to remodel 2,517 sq. ft. gas station with 6 parking spaces, add 2,520 sq. ft. fuel canopy consisting of demolition of 443 sq. ft. of gas station, 1,063 sq. ft. for car wash and new convenience store, addition to canopy, removal and relocation of underground storage tanks, installation of new fuel dispensers, landscaping and addition of seven (7) parking spaces, at 2950 Westminster Ave, Seal Beach, Orange County. (FSY-LB)  [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

b. Application No. 5-07-13 (Chrislip, San Clemente)  Application of Ronald Chrislip to add 720 sq. ft. to first floor, 567 sq. ft. to second floor, and 40 sq.ft. to attached two-car garage of two-story single-family residence on canyon lot resulting in 2,881 sq. ft. home and 470 sq. ft. two-car garage, at 313 Cazador Lane, San Clemente, Orange County. (LR-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

c. Application No. 5-07-18 (Frey, Newport Beach)  Application of Harry Frey to demolish 2,175 sq. ft., two-story duplex with garage and construct new 2,885 sq. ft29-ft. high, two-story, single-family residence with attached  370 sq. ft., 2-car garage on beachfront lot.  No grading and minimal landscaping is proposed, at 3407 Seashore Drive, Newport Beach, Orange County. (LR-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

d. Application No. 5-07-22 (Bascom Harbor Cove Apartments, Redondo Beach) Application of Bascom Harbor Cove Apartments to repair an existing 161-unit beachfront apartment building, demolish existing tennis court and replace with an outdoor lounge, convert existing handball court to fitness center and leasing office, resurface and repair the adjacent parking lot, and landscaping.  No change in building height, or number of units, or number of parking spaces is proposed, at 211 Yacht Club Way, Redondo Beach, Los Angeles County. (GB-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

e. Application No. 5-07-52 (Eastwind & Associates, LLC, Venice)  Application of Eastwind & Associates, LLC to demolish a one-story, 1,008 square foot duplex on a 2,704 square foot lot, and construct a four-level, 35-foot high (with two 43.5-foot high roof access structures) 4,003 sq.ft. single-family residence with a 3-car garage in the basement, at111 Eastwind Street, Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

f. Application No. 5-07-60 (Davis, Venice)  Application of Kelvin Davis to demolish a two-story, 1,025 square foot single-family residence, and construct a three-story, thirty-foot high (with 39-foot high roof access structure) 2,748 square foot single-family residence with an attached two-car garage on a canal-fronting lot, at 427 Sherman Canal,Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

SOUTH 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 Long Beach office at (562) 590-5071. [APPROVED]

a. City of Laguna Beach LCP Amendment No. LGB-MIN-1-06 (Historic Preservation,).  Concurrence with Executive Director's determination that the City of Laguna Beach's request to amend Chapter 25.45 (Historic Preservation) of the City's Implementation Program to 1) clarify procedures and establish criteria related to the placement and removal of structures on the City's Historic Register; 2) clarifies that California Environmental Quality Act requirements apply to City-designated historic structures; and 3) clarifies application fees and penalties for non-compliance, is a minor amendment. (MV-LB)  [APPROVED]

b. City of Laguna Beach LCP Amendment No. LGB-MIN-1-07a (Historic Preservation).  Concurrence with Executive Director's determination that the City of Laguna Beach's request to amend Chapter 25.45 (Historic Preservation) of the City's Implementation Program which clarifies with regard to historic structures, 1) the parking requirements associated with changes to historic structures, 2) permit requirements for interior modifications, and 3) that the Planning Commission has approval authority, is a minor amendment. (MV-LB) [APPROVED]

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

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

a. City Of Dana Point LCP Amendment No. DPT-MAJ-4-6 (Town Center Plan) Time Extension. Public hearing to extend 90-day time limit for action on City of Dana Point LCP Amendment No. 4-06 (DPT-4-06) to replace in its entirety, the Dana Point Specific Plan for the Town Center Area. (FSY-LB) [APPROVED]

b. Laguna Beach LCP Amendment No. LGB-MAJ-2-7. Time Extension. Public hearing to extend 90-day time limit for action on City of Laguna Beach LCP Amendment No. 2-07 which modify policies in the Downtown Specific Plan regarding in-lieu parking certificates and building height. (RT-LB) [APPROVED]

c. City of Laguna Beach LCP Amendment No. LGB-MAJ-1-7b (Fuel Modification & Assorted Implementation Plan Revisions) Time Extension.  Public hearing to extend the 90-day time limit for action on City of Laguna Beach LCP Amendment No. 1-07b which changes fuel modification provisions of the Land Use Plan and changes or adds Implementation Plan provisions regarding permit processing, Design Review Board powers, development/density standards, parking, regulation of short term lodging, lot divisions/combinations, telecommunication facilities, among others.  (MV-LB) [APPROVED]

9. NEW APPEALS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

There is a single, combined staff report for items 9a and 10f.

a. Appeal No. A-5-VEN-07-092 (Harris, Venice) Appeal by Robert Aronson from decision of City of Los Angeles Local Coastal Development Permit No.APCW-2005-5150 approved  with conditions to convert an existing four-unit apartment building with eight parking spaces into a four-unit condominium building, at 1909 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB) [NO SUBSTANTIAL ISSUE FOUND]

10. COASTAL PERMIT APPLICATIONS. See AGENDA CATEGORIESAttention: 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. 5-05-229 (Hellman Properties, LLC, Seal Beach)  Application of Hellman Properties, LLC to demolish an existing oil tank farm that occupies 1.6 acres and construct a replacement facility in a different location on approximately 0.5 acres; and replace, consolidate and relocate existing pipelines resulting in a 2,500 linear foot reduction in total length of pipelines.  The existing tank farm contains 11,800 barrels of capacity for storage of crude oil and the replacement facility will have 10,800 barrels capacity.  The existing-to-be-demolished and proposed facilities contain wash tanks, water treatment (wemco) units, separators, fluid pits, pumps and other support equipment.  The tanks and other equipment ranges in height up to a maximum of 24-ft high.  The proposal includes excavation of soil from the new tank farm site that will be spread over existing vacant land on site, at the Hellman Ranch, South of Orange County Line, East of Pacific Coast Highway, North of Gum Grove Park & West of Adolfo Lopez Drive, Seal Beach, Orange County. (KFS-LB) [APPROVED]

b. Application No. 5-06-125 (Cal-Trans District #12, Seal Beach)  Application of Cal-Trans District #12 to restore bridge abutments and roadway embankments at Anaheim Bay Bridge and along Pacific Coast Highway including replace rock slope protection, re-grade roadway embankments, install native landscaping, construct energy dissipaters at drainage outlets, reconstruct 2 metal beam guardrail ends, chain link fence and construct maintenance vehicle pullout, at Anaheim Bay Bridge, Pacific Coast Highway, Seal Beach, Orange County. (RT-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

c. Application No. 5-06-246 (Orange County Sanitation District, Newport Beach)  Application of Orange County Sanitation District to replace the existing Bitter Point Pump Station (5 mil gal p/day capacity) with a new pump station (40 mil gal p/day capacity) in approx. the same location.  The existing pump station consists of approx. 630 sq.ft. underground and the new pump station will consist of approx. 4,400 sq.ft. with a majority of the structure above ground.  In addition, the project will consist of hardscape and landscape work and construct approx. 8-ft high perimeter wall and grading of approx. 8,600 cu.yds. export to a location outside of the coastal zone, at PCH West of Superior and East of 60th Street, Newport Beach, Orange County. (FSY-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS, moved to consent calendar]

d. Application No. 5-06-258 (Stanton, Laguna Beach)  Application of John Stanton to remodel and add 1,021 sq. ft. to 2,701 sq. ft., single-family residence, new pool, spa, hardscape and landscape improvements on a blufftop lot, at 50 N La Senda, Laguna Beach, Orange County. (RT-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS, moved to consent calendar]

e. Application No. 5-06-268 (Turbow, Trust, Newport Beach)  Application of Sherwyn Turbow, Trustee For Maurice Turbow for after-the-fact permit to remove 16 mobile homes and install 11 manufactured homes, install concrete, carports and decks, parking, a drainage system and move lot lines (reducing the number of lots from 20 to 17), and install 5 additional manufactured homes, driveways, carports and decks, a drainage system and common parking, at 7000 West Coast Highway, Newport Beach, Orange County. (FSY-LB) [POSTPONED]

f. Application No. 5-06-455 (Harris, Venice) Application of Gary Harris to convert four-unit apartment building with eight parking spaces into four-unit condominium building, at 1909 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

11. PERMIT AMENDMENTS.  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. 5-03-78-A (Buchanan, Huntington Beach)  Request by Greg & Anne Buchanan to replace previously approved high density polyethylene material for use in bulkhead repair to interlock shape system made of vinyl ester resin and revise bulkhead maintenance and monitoring special condition, at 16822 Baruna Lane, Huntington Beach, Orange County. (MV-LB) [POSTPONED]

12. DISPUTE RESOLUTION. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Permit No. 5-07-72-EDD (Monda, Laguna Beach) Public hearing on appealability to Commission of the City of Laguna Beach’s pending coastal development permit (application #06-85) for the construction of a 6,511 square-foot single-family residence and a 693 square-foot attached 3-car garage at 3 Hillhaven Ranch Way, Laguna Beach, Orange County [Found to be Appealable]

13. REVISED FINDINGS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. City of Huntington Beach LCP Amendment No. HNB-MAJ-2-6(Timeshares). Public hearing request by City Of Huntington Beach to commission action on Revised Findings reflecting the Commission’s approval with suggested modifications of City of Huntington Beach LCP Amendment 2-06 (Timeshares) (MV-LB) [Findings APPROVED]

NORTH CENTRAL COAST DISTRICT

14. 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 Francisco office at (415) 904-5260. [APPROVED]

CENTRAL 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 Santa Cruz office at (831) 427-4863. [APPROVED]

a. Santa Cruz County Planning Department SCO-2-04 (Part 2) (Historic Resource Incentives) Certification Review. Concurrence with Executive Director’s determination that action by Santa Cruz County, accepting certification of SCO-2-04 (Part 2) with modifications, is legally adequate. (SC-SC) [APPROVED]

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

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

An addendum has been linked from the staff report for item 17a below on Tuesday, April 10, 2007.
Go to the report linked below or see the additions here.

a. San Luis Obispo County LCP Amendment No. SLO-MAJ-1-06 PART 1 (Cambria & San Simeon Acres Community Plans). Public hearing and action on request by San Luis Obispo County to update and amend the Cambria and San Simeon Acres community plan portions of the North Coast Area Plan segment of the Land Use Plan. (JB-SC) [TO CONTINUE]

b. San Luis Obispo County LCP Amendment No. SLO-MAJ-1-06 PART 2 (Fiscalini Ranch). Public hearing and action on request by San Luis Obispo County to amend the land use category and planning area standards of Fiscalini Ranch of the North Coast Area Plan segment of the Land Use Plan. (JB-SC) [POSTPONED]

c. Santa Cruz County LCP Amendment No. SCO-MAJ-2-06 Part 1 (McGregor Property Re-Designation/Re-Zoning). Public hearing and action on request by Santa Cruz County to re-Designate/Rezone McGregor property from Visitor Accommodation to Residential and Parks/Open Space (SC-SC) [APPROVED]

d. Monterey Co. LCP Amendment No. 1-07 (Measure A in Del Monte Forest). Time Extension Only. Public hearing and action on extension of time limit to act on request by Monterey County to modify its LCP land use and implementation plans within Del Monte Forest LCP segment as directed by Measure A initiative, including modifying land use and zoning designations for two dozen distinct areas encompassing over 600 mostly undeveloped acres owned by Pebble Beach Company, and eliminating visitor-serving unit caps at Spanish Bay Inn and Pebble Beach Lodge in order to facilitate and help implement Pebble Beach Company’s development and preservation plans for its remaining holdings in the Forest. (DC-SC) [Time Extension APPROVED]

18. NEW APPEALS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Appeal No. A-3-SLO-05-72 (Patague, Los Osos) Appeal by Commissioner Meg Caldwell & Commissioner Trent Orr from decision of County of San Luis Obispo granting permit with conditions to Teodora & Graciano Patague for one conditional certificate of compliance for an approximately 2 acre parcel, at Lariat Drive (approximately 1,000 ft. north of Los Osos Valley Road in Estero planning area), Los Osos, San Luis Obispo County. (KM-SC) [SUBSTANTIAL ISSUE FOUND, de Novo Hearing TO CONTINUE]

19. PERMIT AMENDMENTS. 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. A-94-78-A1 (Cornell, Pacific Grove) Application of Trent & Lola Cornell to remodel and add 1,545 sq. ft. to single family residence in the Asilomar Dunes, at 1601 Sunset Drive, Pacific Grove, Monterey County. (MW-SC) [POSTPONED]