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MAY 2007 AGENDA

CROWNE PLAZA LOS ANGELES HARBOR HOTEL
601 S. PALOS VERDES STREET
SAN PEDRO, CA 
(310) 519-8200

This has been updated at 2:30 p.m., Monday, May 14, 2007. 
 

9:00 A.M.

FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2007

1. CALL TO ORDER.

2. ROLL CALL.

SAN DIEGO COAST DISTRICT

3. ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT APPLICATIONS.  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a.   Application No. 6-07-30 (SDG&E, Del Mar)  Application of San DiegoGas & Electric Company to replace anchor and guy wire on existing power pole (Pole Z90292) with new anchor and guy wire in SDG&E easement, within San Dieguito Lagoon, north of San Dieguito Drive, Del Mar, San Diego County. (EL-SD) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

4. CONSENT CALENDAR.  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Application No. 6-07-35 (Essakow, Solana Beach)  Application of Jeffrey Essakow to demolish two existing residences and create minor subdivision involving construction of four, two-story, detached condominium units on 21,990 sq. ft. lot, at 140 North Rios Avenue, Solana Beach, San Diego County. (GDC-SD) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

b. Application No. 6-07-37 (Meridian, San Diego Co.)  Application of Meridian Horsemen Properties, LLCto construct 6,722 sq. ft., two-story, 28 ft. high, home  with 682 sq. ft. attached garage and 300 cy. balanced grading on 77,536 sq. ft. vacant site, at 16061 Via Monte, Rancho Santa Fe, San Diego County. (DL-SD) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

SAN DIEGO COAST DISTRICT

5. 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.

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

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

a. City of San Diego LCP Major Amendment No. 2-06B (Creekside Villas) .  Public hearing and action on request by the City of San Diego to amend the certified North City LCP Land Use Plan segment (Carmel Valley subarea) to re-designate a portion of an approximately 12-acre site for low-medium density residential and a portion for open space (entire parcel now designated open space), and to amend the certified LCP Implementation Plan to rezone portions of the same parcel from MF1 and OS to MF3 and OS, located south of the Carmel Valley Restoration and Enhancement Project area, and east of Carmel Creek Road. (EL-SD) [POSTPONED]

b. City of San Diego LCP Amendment No. 2-06C (Condo Conversions).   Public hearing and action on request by the City of San Diego to revise regulations in Land Development Code pertaining to condominium conversions including consumer protection provision; provisions for parking and landscaping; inclusionary housing, expanded noticing requirements and augmented relocation assistance. (LRO-SD)  [TO CONTINUE]

c. City of Carlsbad LCP Amendment No. 3-06 (Poinsettia Place) Time Extension.  Public hearing to extend the 90 day time limit for action on City of Carlsbad LCP Amendment No. 3-06 which redesignates an approx. 20 acre site located at the southeast corner of Cassia Rd. and the present terminus of Poinsettia Lane from Residential Low and Medium Density to Residential High and Medium-High Density and Open Space and proposes companion rezoning of the parcel from Limited Control (L-C) to Residential Density-Multiple (RD-M) and Open Space (OS).  (TR-SD) [APPROVED]

8. NEW APPEALS.  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Appeal No. A-6-OCN-07-31 (Oceanside Three, Oceanside)  Appeal by Preserve Calavera; Friends of Buena Vista Lagoon, Ellen Newton, Karen L. Dugan, Boyce Lundstrom, Douglas Freed, Daniel and Cathy Di Mento, Jacques Domercq, and Commissioners Wan & Kruer from decision of City of Oceanside granting permit with conditions to Oceanside Three to construct 82-room hotel (70 units to be condo-hotel units), 4,180 sq. ft. restaurant and four residential condominium units on lagoon fronting 3.8 acre vacant site, on west side of South Coast Highway, between Eaton Street and Buena Vista Lagoon, Oceanside, San Diego (TR-SD) [SUBSTANTIAL ISSUE FOUND, de novo Hearing TO CONTINUE]

b. Appeal No. A-6-ENC-07-46 (Scott Architecture, Encinitas) Appeal by Commissioners Wan & Kruer from decision of City of Encinitas granting permit with conditions to Warren Scott Architecture to expand existing West Village Shopping Center parking lot by adding asphalt area to accommodate additional 18 parking spaces, at 162 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd., Encinitas, San Diego County. (GDC-SD) [POSTPONED]

c. Appeal No. A-6-ENC-07-51 (Surfer’s Point, Encinitas) Appeal by Commissioners Wan & Shallenberger from decision of City of Encinitas granting permit with conditions to Surfer’s Point, LLC to construct 29,975 sq. ft., two-story, 30 ft. high., 26-unit timeshare resort, with underground parking on a 1.81 vacant site, at northeast corner of North Coast Highway 101 and La Costa Avenue, Leucadia, Encinitas, San Diego County. (GDC-SD) [POSTPONED]

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. 6-06-126 (SDG&E, Chula Vista)  Application of San Diego Gas & Electric Company to replace two 138 kilovolt (kV) lines with a single 230 kV line to be installed under Sweetwater Marsh via horizontal directional drilling (HDD) as follow-up to emergency permit, within SDG&E utility transmission corridor (easement) that crosses Sweetwater Marsh, Chula Vista, San Diego County. (TR-SD)  [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS, moved to consent calendar]

b. Application No. 6-06-140 (SDG&E, Chula Vista) Application of San Diego Gas & Electric Company to install new 138 kilovolt (kV) electric transmission line under Sweetwater Marsh via horizontal directional drilling (HDD), within SDG&E utility transmission corridor (easement) that crosses Sweetwater Marsh, Chula Vista, San Diego County. (TR-SD)  [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS, moved to consent calendar]

c. Application No. 6-07-25 (Lodge at Torrey Pines, San Diego)  Application of The Lodge at Torrey Pines to place two storage trailers on 3 parking spaces within southern Torrey Pines State Beach parking lot and temporary placement of beach chairs, umbrellas, cabanas and limited food and beverage service on public beach during  2007 & 2008 summers to create hotel amenity/public concession within 6,000 sq. ft. of beach at southern portion of Torrey Pines State Beach, southwest of Torrey Pines Park Road, University, San Diego, San Diego County. (EL-SD) [APPROVED WITH MODIFICATIONS]

10. 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. 6-00-9-A3 (Del Mar Beach Club, Solana Beach)  Request by Del Mar Beach Club to amend permit to install upper bluff drilled piers to allow application of colored and sculpted shotcrete over three exposed piers below condominium building, at 825 South Sierra, Solana Beach, San Diego County (GDC-SD) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

b. Permit No. 6-00-138-A (Greenberg, Solana Beach)  Request by Renita Greenberg to amend permit to install upper bluff drilled piers to remove 12 lineal. ft. of overhanging concrete slab and apply colored and sculpted shotcrete over exposed piers, at 327 Pacific Avenue, Solana Beach, San Diego County. (GDC-SD) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

c. Permit No. A-6-LJS-02-58-A2 (San Diego pump station/access upgrade)  Request by City of San Diego Engineering & Capital Projects to amend permit for pump station and beach access upgrade for after-the-fact installation of hardscape erosion control measure (shotcrete) on bluff face in lieu of approved landscaping, next to Sewer Pump Station #19 (Bird Rock), at western terminus of Bird Rock Avenue, La Jolla, San Diego, San Diego County. (LRO-SD) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

NORTH COAST DISTRICT

11. 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 Eureka office at (707) 445-7833.

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

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. 1-06-18 (Pacific Union College, Mendocino Co.)  Application of Pacific Union College to (1) construct permanent boat docking facility in Albion River; (2) remove dilapidated boat barn from its current location in wetlands and construct new boat barn adjacent to laboratory building; (3) install bridge over creek behind proposed new boat barn to provide access to new boat docking facility; (4) install 15 ft. driveway along west side of proposed new boat barn; (5) remove old cement boat from creek; and (6) remove culvert, at Albion Field Station located at 34100 Albion Street, Albion, Mendocino County. (TST-E) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

b. Application No. 1-06-36 (City Of Arcata)   Application of City of Arcata to restore tidal wetland functions to 200 of 240 acres of former tidal marsh adjacent to Humboldt Bay.  The remaining 40 acres will be enhanced as freshwater and brackish ponds and riparian areas, at Lands located west of South I Street and south of Samoa Boulevard, Arcata, Humboldt County. (JB-E) [POSTPONED]

c. Appeal No.  A-1-MEN-06-47 (Elliott, Mendocino Co.)  Application of Robert & Sharon Elliott to construct 2,115 sq. ft., 2-story single-family home with maximum average height of 25’-8” from natural grade, with attached 658 sq. ft. garage, pump house, driveway, septic system, fencing, landscaping, and underground utilities at 33800 Albion Ridge Road, Albion, Mendocino County. (TST-E) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

dApplication No. 1-07-2 (City of Crescent City)  Application of City of Crescent City to re-construct portion of Crescent City Wastewater Treatment Plant, at 210 Battery Street & 195 B Street, Crescent City, Del Norte County. (JB-E) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]


Future Meetings:  The next  meetings of the Coastal Commission will be June 13-15 in Santa Rosa and July 13-15 in San Luis Obispo.

See future agenda items (these are items submitted to the Coastal Commission and could be scheduled on future meeting agendas).