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Wednesday, October 11, 9:00 a.m.

  1. Call to Order

  2. Roll Call

  3. Agenda Changes

  4. General Public Comment

    Public comments will be heard at 9:00 am for items not on the agenda, for no more than 30 minutes. At the discretion of the Chair, speakers will be given up to 3 minutes. For those unable to attend the early comment period, there may be additional comment time available later in the day. Note: Comments made during the general public comment period regarding matters pending before the Commission do not become part of the official record for those matters.

  5. Chair's Report

Statewide

  1. Executive Director's Report

    1. Executive Director's Report

    2. No Plastic Straw November Resolution Commission discussion and possible action on a resolution urging the Legislature to proclaim the month of November as No Straw November. (JA-SF)

    3. Commission Correspondence Consideration and potential action on Commission correspondence.

    4. Legislative Report Review, discussion and possible action on pending legislation. (JA/SC-SF)

South Coast District (Orange County)

  1. Administrative Calendar

    1. Application No. 5-17-0311 (Vance, Huntington Beach) Application of Jack Vance to remove 1,216 sq.ft. U-shaped dock float and replace with 853 sq.ft. U-shaped dock float; existing piles and gangway to remain in place at 3592 Venture Dr., Huntington Beach, Orange County. (SV-LB)

Enforcement

  1. Enforcement Report

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

Energy, Ocean Resources & Federal Consistency

  1. Energy, Ocean Resources & Federal Consistency

    Report by the Deputy Director on permit waivers, emergency permits, immaterial amendments & extensions, negative determinations, matters not requiring public hearings, and status report on offshore oil & gas exploration & development. For specific information contact the Commission’s Energy, Ocean Resources, and Federal Consistency Division office at (415) 904-5240.

    1. Spent Fuel Storage Briefing Informational briefing by Commission staff on the storage of spent nuclear fuel and the Commission’s October 2015 approval of a coastal development permit for the construction of an independent spent fuel storage facility (ISFSI) at San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) in particular. Informational item only; no Commission action. (AD-SF)

      Item W9a will be limited to a maximum of 1.5 hours for staff presentation & public comment.

  2. Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)

  3. Coastal Permit Applications

    1. Application No. 9-17-0531 (Venoco, LLC., Carpinteria) Application by Venoco, Inc. to replace 13 fender piles on western end of Casitas Pier, Carpinteria, Santa Barbara County. (KH-SF)

    2. Application No. 9-17-0656 (California Ocean Protection Council MPA Signage Project, Statewide) Application by California Ocean Protection Council to install 150 marine protected area interpretive and regulatory signs from Del Norte County to San Diego County. (CT-SF)

North Coast District

  1. Deputy Director's Report

    Report by Deputy Director on permit waivers, emergency permits, immaterial amendments & extensions, and on comments from the public relating to the Deputy Director's report. For specific information contact the Commission's Arcata office at (707) 826-8950.

  2. Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)

  3. New Appeals

    1. Appeal No. A-1-HUM-17-0043 (Dias, Humboldt Co.) Appeal by Kimberly Tays of decision of Humboldt County granting permit with conditions to Ronald Dias for major vegetation removal across 11 acres involving commercial harvesting of redwood trees and removal of associated vegetation on undeveloped lots within previously-approved residential subdivision at 3127 Mitchell Heights Dr., approx. one mile east of Eureka, Humboldt County. (MBK-A)

North Central Coast District

  1. Deputy Director's Report

    Report by Deputy Director on permit waivers, emergency permits, immaterial amendments & extensions, and on comments from the public relating to the Deputy Director's report. For specific information contact the Commission's San Francisco office at (415) 904-5260.

  2. Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)

Central Coast District

  1. Deputy Director's Report

    Report by Deputy Director on permit waivers, emergency permits, immaterial amendments & extensions, and on comments from the public relating to the Deputy Director's report. For specific information contact the Commission’s Santa Cruz office at (831) 427-4863.

  2. Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)

  3. 18.1 Revised Findings

    1. Permit No. 3-12-050 (California Department of Parks and Recreation, ODSVRA Dust Control, Grover Beach & Oceano, San Luis Obispo Co.) Consideration of findings and conditions for Commission’s September 14, 2017, approval of permit for California Department of Parks and Recreation to implement 5-year program to reduce dust and particulate matter emissions at Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area in City of Grover Beach and unincorporated community of Oceano, southern San Luis Obispo County. (KK-SC)

South Coast District (Orange County)

  1. Deputy Director's Report

    Report by Deputy Director on permit waivers, emergency permits, immaterial amendments & extensions, and on comments from the public relating to the Deputy Director's report. For specific information contact the Commission's Long Beach office at (562) 590-5071.

  2. Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)

  3. Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)

    1. City of Laguna Beach Local Coastal Plan (LCP) Amendment No. 2-13 (LCP-5-LGB-13-0216-2) Certification Review Concurrence with Executive Director’s determination that action of City of Laguna Beach accepting certification of LCP Amendment with modifications is legally adequate. Amendment No. 2-13 amends the Chapter 25.55 Wireless Communications Facilities; Laguna Beach, Orange County. (MV-LB)

  4. Coastal Permit Applications

    1. Application No. 5-16-0997 (Hometown America, LLC, Laguna Beach) Application of Hometown America, LLC to install 28-ft. high, 2-story, 810 sq.ft. manufactured home on 4,079 sq.ft. mobile home lot located within Laguna Terrace Mobile Home Park at 30802 So. Coast Highway, Space K-56, Laguna Beach, Orange County. (MR-LB) Withdrawn

    2. Application No. 5-17-0539 (El Camino Real, LLC, San Clemente) Application of El Camino Real, LLC to rehabilitate and reuse 2 historic structures: 1) convert 7,836 sq.ft. Miramar Theater into 8,200 sq.ft. Performance and Event Center; and 2) convert 5,200 sq.ft. bowling alley into specialty restaurant structure with up to 7 restaurants/kitchens, with 6,283 sq.ft. addition consisting of 1,035 sq.ft. ground floor addition, 5,248 sq.ft. basement addition, and 3,400 sq.ft. outdoor courtyard seating space, hardscape and landscape improvements at 1700 N. El Camino Real, San Clemente, Orange County. (LR-LB)

  5. Permit Amendments

    1. Permit No. 5-10-180-A1 (Barth Family Trust, San Clemente) Request by Barth Family Trust on court remand to modify coastal hazards special condition, at 1880 N. El Camino Real, Unit Space 90, San Clemente, Orange County. (MA-LB)

Statewide

  1. Closed Session

    At a convenient time during the meeting, the Commission (CCC) will have a closed session to discuss items of pending litigation, including:

    • California et al. v. United States of America et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

    • Friends of Oceano Dunes, Inc. v. CCC et al. (San Luis Obispo County APCD et al., RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A) – see item W18.1a

    • Friends of Oceano Dunes, Inc. v. CCC et al. (San Luis Obispo County APCD et al., RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A) – see item W18.1a

    • Marina Coast Water District v. CCC (California-American Water Co., RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

    • Martins Beach 1 LLC et al. v. Turnbull Sanders et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

    • Michael and Leonard Barth, as Trustees of the Barth Family Trust v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A) – see item W23a

    • Mountainlands Conservancy LLC et al. v. CCC (County of Los Angeles, RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

    • Pappas et al. v. State of California et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

    • Rudisill et al. v. City of LA et al. (519-521 Boccaccio Ave), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

    • Rudisill et al. v. City of LA et al. (2106 Narcissus Court), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

    • Smith v. Benefiel et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

    • Surfrider Foundation v. Martins Beach 1 LLC et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

    • Security National Guaranty, Inc. v. CCC et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

    • Security National Guaranty, Inc. v. CCC et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

    The Commission is authorized to discuss these matters in a closed session pursuant to Government Code Sections 11126(e)(2)(A) and (2)(C). In addition, the Commission may consider matters which fall under Government Code Section 11126(e)(2)(B) or (2)(C). The Commission may also consider personnel matters which fall under Government Code Section 11126(a).

  2. Approval of Minutes

  3. Commissioners' Reports

  4. Conservancy Report

  5. Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy Report

  6. Santa Monica Bay Restoration Report

  7. Deputy Attorney General's Report

    Reception
    At the conclusion of the Commission meeting on Wednesday, October 11, or at 5:30 pm whichever is later, the Commission will attend a reception hosted by the City of Chula Vista, to be held at Chula Vista Elite Training Center, 2800 Olympic Parkway, Chula Vista. Members of the public are welcome to join the Commission; however, because space is limited, those wishing to attend must make a reservation by contacting Tony Cruz at tcruz@chulavistaca.gov. Please note: This is a social event for the Commission and the public. No lobbying, distribution of materials, signage, or other communication about Commission business should occur at the event. Thank you.

Thursday, October 12, 9:00 a.m.

  1. Call to Order

  2. Roll Call

  3. Agenda Changes

  4. General Public Comment

    Public comments will be heard at 9:00 am for items not on the agenda, for no more than 30 minutes. At the discretion of the Chair, speakers will be given up to 3 minutes. For those unable to attend the early comment period, there may be additional comment time available later in the day. Note: Comments made during the general public comment period regarding matters pending before the Commission do not become part of the official record for those matters.

San Diego Coast District

  1. Consent Calendar

    1. Application No. 6-17-0615 (City of San Diego Torrey Pines Golf Course improvements, San Diego) Application of City of San Diego to upgrade course with new irrigation system, rehabilitate existing bunkers, install new bunkers and tee boxes, re-grade and re-shape portions of golf course, demolish and re-align cart path at Torrey Pines Golf Course, San Diego, San Diego County. (LS-SD)

    2. Application No. 6-17-0640 (Gebbie, San Diego) Application of Anita and Brian Gebbie to demolish 1,276 sq.ft. 2-story single-family home and construct 1,400 sq.ft., 3-story single-family home on 1,279 sq.ft. lot at 720 Windemere Ct., Mission Beach, San Diego, San Diego County. (ML-SD)

South Coast District (Los Angeles County)

  1. Deputy Director's Report

    Report by Deputy Director on permit waivers, emergency permits, immaterial amendments & extensions, and on comments from the public relating to the Deputy Director's report. For specific information contact the Commission's Long Beach office at (562) 590-5071.

  2. Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)

    Items Th8b and 8c, below will be heard as a combined hearing and staff report.

  3. New Appeals

    1. Appeal No. A-5-LOB-16-0062 (City of Long Beach Public Park Improvements) Appeal by Laurence Goodhue of City of Long Beach’s decision granting permit with conditions to City of Long Beach for demolition of Marine Stadium Restroom 8N and replacement with landscaping within public park at 5605 Boathouse Lane, Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (ZR-LB)

    2. Appeal No. A-5-VEN-17-0042 (Western Development LLC, Venice, Los Angeles) Appeals by Kathy Corcoran and Steven Lasker of City of Los Angeles permit granted to Western Development for demolition of 756 sq.ft. single-family home on 2 lots and construction of 3-story, 30-ft. high, 2,686 sq.ft. single-family home with rooftop deck and attached 2-car garage on one lot at 676 Marr St., Venice, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County (DZ-LB) Substantial Issue Determination Only

    3. Appeal No. A-5-VEN-17-0044 (Western Development LLC, Venice, Los Angeles) Appeals by Kathy Corcoran and Steven Lasker of City of Los Angeles permit granted to Western Development for demolition of 756 sq.ft. single-family home on 2 lots and construction of 3-story, 30-ft. high, 1,575 sq.ft. single-family home with rooftop deck and attached 2-car garage on one lot at 678 Marr St., Venice, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (DZ-LB) Substantial Issue Determination Only

    4. Appeal No. A-5-VEN-17-0045 (Pacific Crest Consultants, Venice, Los Angeles) Appeal by George Gineris, Carollee Howes, Mary Jack, Sue Kaplan, Ingrid Mueller, Robin Rudisill, and Gabriel Ruspini of City of Los Angeles permit exemption granted to Pacific Crest Consultants for remodel of single-family home and detached garage; replacement of windows, rebuilding floor structure, new roof, net reduction of 76 sq. feet, at 433 Rialto Ave., Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (DT-LB)

    5. Appeal No. A-5-PPL-17-0047 (Metro Capital Builders, Pacific Palisades) Appeal by Brett A. Bjornson of City of Los Angeles permit granted to Metro Capital Builders for lot line adjustment to create 3 lots from 4 vacant lots, grading with 7,000 cu.yds. of exported material, and construction of three 2-story, 33-ft. high, 10,000 sq.ft. (approx.) single-family homes (each with basement, attached garage, swimming pool, roof top deck, and retaining walls) at 15210, 15214, 15218, 15222 Earlham St., Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (AS-LB)

  4. Coastal Permit Applications

    1. Application No. 5-16-1033 (Santa Monica Community College District, Santa Monica) Application of Santa Monica Community College District to replace 230 parking spaces in Civic Center surface parking lot with Early Childhood Education Center consisting of three 1- to 2-story (23-ft. to 37-ft. high above finished grade) buildings totaling 19,152 sq.ft., totaling 32,381 square feet of outdoor space for childplay areas and 15 surface parking spaces at 1802 4th St., Santa Monica, Los Angeles County. (MA-LB)

    2. Application No. 5-17-0323 (City of Santa Monica Clean Beaches Project) Application of City of Santa Monica to implement Clean Beaches Project at Santa Monica Pier to improve beach water quality and increase City’s drought resilience, by constructing underground 1.6-million gallon concrete storage tank to store runoff and two underground pump stations within City maintenance yard, and removing and reconstructing existing diversion structure under pier, conveyance pipelines, and maintenance access holes, and paving, lighting, landscaping, and converting maintenance yard to 111 new public beach parking spaces, at 1543 Ocean Front Walk, Santa Monica, Los Angeles County. (DN-SF)

    3. Application No. 5-17-0429 (City of Santa Monica City Services Building) Application of City of Santa Monica for 3-story above basement level, 45-ft. high, 50,200 sq.ft. addition to rear elevation of Santa Monica City Hall to house City Services Building at 1685 Main St., Santa Monica, Los Angeles County. (MA-LB)

    4. Application No. 5-17-0541 (Belluna Corona, LLC, Pacific Palisades) Application of Belluna Corona, LLC / Don Heller to demolish single-story 3,500 sq.ft. single-family home and swimming pool and construct 2-story, 32-ft. high 8,884 sq.ft. single-family home with 3,100 sq.ft. basement, 2,070 sq.ft. 4-car garage, swimming pool with leak detection system, and 5,000 cu.yds. of grading on caisson grade beam foundation on 33,337 sq.ft. blufftop lot with existing row of caissons along bluff edge at 14914 Corona del Mar, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (SV-LB)

    5. Application No. 5-17-0542 (Granbell Corona, LLC, Pacific Palisades) Application of Granbell Corona LLC / Don Heller to construct 2-story, 30-ft. high, 7,017 sq.ft. single-family home with 2,793 sq.ft. basement, 1,926 sq.ft. 4-car garage on caisson grade beam foundation, with swimming pool and 5,000 cu.yds. of grading on vacant 27,229 sq.ft. blufftop lot with existing row of caisson along bluff edge at 14930 Corona del Mar, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (SV-LB)

  5. Permit Amendments

    1. Permit No. 5-07-032-A1 (Waingrow, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles) Request by Diane Waingrow to amend permit for interior remodel and change of use of 1,140 sq.ft. accessory structure to accessory dwelling unit (ADU) at 1014 Maroney Lane, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (SV-LB)

South Central Coast District

  1. Deputy Director's Report

    Report by Deputy Director on permit waivers, emergency permits, immaterial amendments & extensions, and on comments from the public relating to the Deputy Director's report. For specific information contact the Commission's Ventura office at (805) 585-1800.

  2. Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)

  3. New Appeals

    1. Appeal A-4-MMT-17-0041 (Tomalevski, Los Angeles Co.) Appeal by Sophie Wong and Ron Levy of Los Angeles County decision granting permit with conditions to Vladimir and Luba Tomalevski for development of 3 residential condominium units within 2 buildings (Building A – 28-ft. high, 2,480 sq.ft.; and Building B – 30-ft. high 5,310 sq.ft.), private driveway, three 2-car garages, 2 uncovered guest parking spaces, and 1,371 cu.yds. of grading (1,066 cu.yds. cut, 305 cu.yds. fill), at 18225 Coastline Dr., Santa Monica Mountains, Los Angeles County. (WH-V)

    2. Appeal No. A-4-MAL-17-0046 (City of Malibu Parking Restriction) Appeal by Commissioners Bochco and Vargas of City of Malibu’s decision granting permit with conditions to City of Malibu for implementation of 30-minute parking restriction between hours of 2:00 a.m. and 4:00 a.m. daily and posting of parking restriction signs along public right-of-way between 22878.5 and 23000.5 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, Los Angeles County. (ZR-LB)

  4. Dispute Resolution

    1. Dispute Resolution PWP-4-CIH-16-0005-2-EDD (Ventura County Harbor Department) Public hearing and Commission determination regarding filing requirements for the application by the Ventura County Harbor Department to amend the certified Channel Islands Harbor Public Works Plan to create a new land use designation sub-category of “Urban Village” with associated development standards and to change the land use designation of Harbor Parcels V-1, V-2, V-3, V-4 and a portion of Parcel N-2 from “Visitor Serving Harbor Oriented” to the new land use sub-category of “Urban Village” to accommodate a future residential and visitor-serving mixed use development at Fisherman’s Wharf, on the corner of Victoria Avenue and Channel Islands Blvd., Oxnard, Ventura County. (WH-V)

San Diego Coast District

  1. Deputy Director's Report

    Report by Deputy Director on permit waivers, emergency permits, immaterial amendments & extensions, and on comments from the public relating to the Deputy Director's report. For specific information contact the Commission's San Diego office at (619) 767-2370.

  2. Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)

  3. Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)

    1. City of San Diego LCP Amendment No. LCP-6-SAN-17-0050-2 (Retail Sales/Marijuana Outlets) Public hearing and action on request by the City of San Diego to amend the certified Land Development Code (IP) to add and update various sections to permit and regulate the retail sale of marijuana. (AL-SD)

    2. City of Imperial Beach LCP Amendment No. LCP-6-IMB-17-0044-1 (Commercial Development Revisions) Public hearing and action on request by the City of Imperial Beach to amend its certified Land Use Plan and Implementation Plan to revise requirements and standards for development in the commercial/mixed-use zones. (KC-SD)

  4. Port Master Plan

    1. Port of San Diego Master Plan Amendment No. PMP-6-PSD-17-0001-1 (National City Street Closures) Certification Review Commission action on Port of San Diego's adoption of Coastal Commission certification of Port Master Plan Amendment No. PMP-6-PSD-17-0001-1. (ML-SD)

      Items Th19a and 19b, below will be heard as a combined hearing and staff report

  5. New Appeals

    1. Appeal No. A-6-MBE-16-0048 (MB9 Owner, LLC, San Diego) Appeal by Commissioners Bochco and Shallenberger; Mission Beach Precise Planning Board; and William Bradshaw from decision of City of San Diego granting permit with conditions to MB9 Owner, LLC for demolition of northern portion of Mission Beach Elementary School and construction of 17 structures totaling 51 dwelling units and 0.201-acre park on 1.88-acre site, at 818 Santa Barbara Pl., Mission Beach, San Diego, San Diego County. (AL-SD)

    2. Appeal No. A-6-MBE-16-0050 (Santa Barbara Place MB9, LLC, San Diego) Appeal by Commissioners Bochco and Shallenberger, Mission Beach Precise Planning Board, and William Bradshaw from decision of City of San Diego granting permit with conditions to Santa Barbara Place MB9, LLC for demolition of southern portion of Mission Beach Elementary School and construction of 3 structures totaling 12 dwelling units on 0.35-acre site, at 825 Santa Barbara Place, Mission Beach, San Diego, San Diego County. (AL-SD)

  6. Coastal Permit Applications

    1. Application No. 6-16-0222 (Adler, San Diego Co.) Application of Brian and Kim Adler for after-the-fact permit to construct 4,084 sq.ft., single-family home and attached garage and 400 cu.yds. of grading on 1.13 acre lot at 4925 Rancho Viejo, San Diego County. (LS-SD)

    2. Application No. 6-16-1120 (City of San Diego Maintenance Dredging) Application of City of San Diego to perform approx. 63 acres of maintenance dredging within open waters of Mission Bay Park as well as related on-shore sand deposition and placement of up to 220,000 cu.yds. of spoils within bay for eelgrass mitigation, at Mission Bay Park, San Diego, San Diego County. (AL-SD)

  7. Permit Amendments

    1. Permit No. 6-88-008-A3 (22nd District Agricultural Association, Del Mar) Request by 22nd District Agricultural Association to amend permit for Del Mar Fairgrounds satellite wagering facility to convert portion of facility into 1,900 seat concert venue, and approx. 7,000 sq.ft. beer tasting exhibit area at 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, San Diego County. (AL-SD)