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Meeting Agenda
November 2018

Aquarium of the Bay-Farallon Room
Pier 39, The Embarcadero & Beach Street
San Francisco, CA 94133

Wednesday November 7, 2018, 9:00am

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. Public Agency Presentations

Briefing from the State Lands Commission on the San Diego Ocean Planning Partnership with the Port of San Diego.

6. Chair's Report

Statewide

7. Executive Director's Report

a. Executive Director's Report

b. Commission Correspondence

Consideration and potential action on Commission correspondence.

c. Public Education Program Annual Update

Public Education presentation on its activities and accomplishments for 2018. (CP-SF)

d. Sea Level Rise Policy Guidance

Public hearing and possible Commission action on the 2018 Science Update to the Sea Level Rise Policy Guidance. (KD-SF)

e. LCP Grant Awards (Round 5)

Public hearing and possible Commission action on recommended grant awards for Round 5 of the Commission's LCP Grant Program. (MC-SF)

f. Environmental Justice Draft Policy

Informational presentation by staff on the Commission’s draft Environmental Justice policy. No Commission action at this time. (JA/NS-SF)

g. Changes to Commission Regulations

Public hearing and possible Commission action on “Section 100” non-material amendments to the Commission’s regulations for submittal to the Office of Administrative Law. The purposes of the amendments are to make non-material corrections and updates to the Commission’s regulations, including to provide for electronic noticing. (RM-SF)

South Coast District (Los Angeles County)

8. Consent Calendar

a. Application No. 5-17-0519 (Wessex Investments, LLC, Long Beach)

Application of Wessex Investments, LLC to abandon in-place obsolete stormwater pipe outlet utilizing cement, and install 125-ft. long, 48-in. diameter reinforced concrete stormwater pipe within existing rip-rap bank on north bank of Los Cerritos Channel, south of Belmont Shores Mobile Home Estates, 6230 E. Marina View Dr. Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (MR-LB)

South Coast District (Los Angeles County)

9. Deputy Director's Report For Los Angeles County

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.

10. Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)

11. New Appeals

a. Appeal No. A-5-VEN-18-0062 (685 Westminster Holdings, LLC, Venice, Los Angeles)Postponed

Appeal by Margaret Molloy, et al, of City of Los decision granting permit with conditions to 685 Westminster Holdings, LLC for interior and exterior renovations to 12,311 sq.ft. church, and change of use to 2-story (with existing 42-ft. high, peaked roof), 11,760 sq.ft. single-family home with rooftop deck and attached four-car garage, at 685 Westminster Ave., Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (DT-LB)

12. Coastal Permit Applications

a. Application No. 5-18-0255 (Kazerani, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles)

Application of Alex and Moujan Kazerani to construct 2-story (over basement), 30-ft. high, 13,175 sq.ft. single-family home on caisson grade beam foundation with attached 4-car garage, swimming pool, and pool pavilion on vacant, 27,646 sq.ft. lot including approx. 3,300 cu.yds. of export outside coastal zone at 14948 Corona del Mar, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (DT-LB)

b. Application No. 5-18-0380 (S.M. Ocean Star, LLC, Santa Monica) Postponed

Application of S.M. Ocean Star, LLC to partially demolish and add to existing 16-unit, 2-story, 3-building apartment complex, and conversion of 16 apartment units to 12-unit condominium development with 3 buildings, landscaped courtyard, 24 subterranean parking spaces, and 3 ground-level guest parking spaces. The north and south buildings will be 3-stories, 33-ft. in height, with original facades maintained. The east building will be 4-stories, 43-ft. in height, and will be in a new building at 423-429 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, Los Angeles County. (AS-LB)

c. Application No. 5-18-0651 (Diversified Holdings, LLC, Hermosa Beach)

Application of Diversified Holdings, LLC to demolish 3-story, 30-ft. high, 3,517 sq.ft. triplex, and construct 2-story, 30-ft. high, 4,302 sq.ft. single-family home with basement, roof deck, and attached 370 sq.ft., 2-car garage at 230 The Strand, Hermosa Beach, Los Angeles County. (AS-LB)

South Central Coast District

13. 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.

14. Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)

15. Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)

a. County of Santa Barbara LCP-4-STB-18-0039-1-Part C (Cannabis Regulations) Certification Review

Concurrence with the Executive Director’s determination that the action by Santa Barbara County accepting the Commission’s certification with suggested modifications is legally adequate. (MK-V)

b. County of Santa Barbara LCP Amendment No. LCP-4-STB-18-0071-2. Time Extension

Public hearing and action to extend the time limit for action for one year on County of Santa Barbara’s request to amend portions of its certified Local Coastal Program, and includes Part A (Highway 101 HOV: Carpinteria to Santa Barbara) to amend the text of the Land Use Plan and the Implementation Plan to allow for regional transportation and public access improvements along and near the Highway 101 corridor in Santa Barbara County, and Part B (Accessory Dwelling Unit Ordinance) to amend the Implementation Plan to revise and add new regulations related to accessory dwelling units consistent with state law. (MK-V)

c. County of Santa Barbara LCP Amendment No. LCP-4-STB-18-0074-1 (Montecito Architectural Guidelines Phase II Update)

Concurrence with the Executive Director’s determination that the request by the County of Santa Barbara to amend the Land Use Plan and Implementation Plan/Coastal Zoning Ordinance portions of its certified LCP to clarify the development standards for accessory structures within Montecito is minor. (MS-V)

d. County of Santa Barbara No. LCP-4-STB-18-0039-1. Part B (Gaviota Coast Plan) Certification Review

Concurrence with the Executive Director’s determination that the action by Santa Barbara County accepting the Commission’s certification with suggested modifications is legally adequate. (MK-V)

16. COASTAL PERMIT APPLICATIONS

a. Application No. 4-18-0599 (Ventura Harbor Village Marina, Ventura Port District, Ventura)

Application of Ventura Port District to replace existing wooden docks C, D, G, and H with precast concrete floating docks, reconfigure docks G and H to better accommodate commercial fishing vessels, replace existing piles with larger precast concrete piles, and construct 109-ft. precast concrete walkway between docks C and D. The project is within Ventura Harbor on Spinnaker Drive, Ventura, Ventura County. (WH-V)

Statewide

 Closed Session

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

Beach & Bluff Conservancy v. City of Solana Beach et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

Casa Blanca Beach Estates Owners’ Assn. v. County of Santa Barbara et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

Dunes Development LLC v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

Dunes Development LLC v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

Friends of the Canyon v. CCC (Longi et al., RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

Friends, Artists and Neighbors of Elkhorn Slough et al. v. CCC (Heritage/Western Communities Ltd. et al., RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

Fudge v. CCC et al. (Laguna Beach Golf & Bungalow Village LLC, RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

Greene v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

Hair et al. v. County of Santa Barbara et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

In re Border Infrastructure Environmental Litigation, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

Jack et al. v. City of Los Angeles et al. (925 Marco Place LLC et al., RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

Longi et al. v. CCC et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

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

Mission Beach Citizens for Responsible Development v. CCC (City of San Diego et al., RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

People of the State of California et al. v. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

Pappas et al. v. State Coastal Conservancy et al. (Rancho Cuarta, RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

Spotlight on Coastal Corruption v. Kinsey et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

Spotlight on Coastal Corruption v. CCC et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

Stanger et al. v. CCC (2416 Frey LLC et al., RPI), 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).

Statewide

17. Approval of Minutes

18. Commissioners' Reports

19. Conservancy Report

20. Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy Report

21. Santa Monica Bay Restoration Report

22. Deputy Attorney General's Report

Statewide

RECEPTION

At the conclusion of the Commission meeting on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, the Commission will attend a reception to be held at the Dolphin Club located at 502 Jefferson Street in San Francisco from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Members of the public are welcome to attend; however, because space is limited, those wishing to attend must make a reservation by email to Jeff.Staben@coastal.ca.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 November 8, 2018, 9:00am

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.

South Coast District (Orange County)

5. Administrative Calendar

a. Application No. 5-18-0196 (Irvine Company, Newport Beach)

Application of Irvine Company to modify existing dock and gangway within Balboa Marina, consisting of increasing size of concrete float, installing new gangway, relocating one concrete pile, and reinstalling knee brace, dock box, and fire hose cabinet, at 341 Bayside Dr., Newport Beach, Orange County. (MR-LB)

San Diego Coast District

6. Consent Calendar

a. Application No. 6-18-0266 (Worden, San Diego)

Application of Greg and Barbara Worden to demolish existing single-story family home and construct addition to existing 3-story, 1,543 sq.ft. single-family home to create 3-story, 30-ft. tall, approx. 3,300 sq.ft. duplex with attached 508 sq.ft. garage and carport on 0.07-acre lot at 721 Niantic Ct., Mission Beach, San Diego, San Diego County (AL-SD)

South Coast District (Orange County)

7. Deputy Director's Report for Orange County

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.

8. Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)

9. Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)

a. City of Huntington Beach LCP Amendment No. 1-18 Windward Specific Plan (LCP-5-HNB-18-0046-1). Time Extension

Public hearing and action to extend time limit for Commission action up to one year on request by the City of Huntington Beach to amend the certified Local Coastal Program (both Land Use Plan and Implementation Plan) to incorporate the Windward Specific Plan, City of Huntington Beach, Orange County. (MV-LB)

10. Coastal Permit Applications

a. Application No. 5-18-0821 (Foster, Foster, and West Coast Turf, Newport Beach)

Application of Joseph Foster, John Foster, and West Coast Turf to demolish seawall and construct 10.44-ft. tall precast concrete panel seawall, concrete deck cantilevered 5’ over water, and 42-inch high glass railing across 3 properties at 4018, 4020, and 4022 Channel Pl., Newport Beach, Orange County. (LR-LB)

b. Application No. 5-17-0140 (Orange County Parks Dept., Dana Point) Postponed

Application of Orange County Parks to reconstruct approx. 1,250-ft. long rock revetment with new public access walkway constructed atop improved revetment, at Strand Beach, Dana Point, Orange County. (FSY-LB)

11. Permit Amendments

a. Permit No. 5-02-031-A6 (Orange County Public Works)

Request by Orange County Public Works to amend the Commission-approved Orange County Ocean Outlet Maintenance Manual including removal of North Doheny Creek from the program and modification of sediment excavation and deposition areas, volumes, and timing at Talbert Channel, Santa Ana River, Salt Creek, Estrella Storm Channel, and Segunda Deschecha Cañada ocean outlets in Orange County. (DZ-LB)

San Diego Coast District

12. 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.

13. Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)

14. Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)

a. City of Oceanside LCP Amendment No. LCP-6-OCN-18-0069-2 (Base Zoning Districts) Time Extension

Public hearing and action to extend the 60-day time limit for Commission action for up to one year on request by the City of Oceanside to amend its Implementation Plan to consolidate coastal and inland base zoning districts. (TR-SD)

b. County of San Diego LCP Amendment No. LCP-6-SDC-17-0015-1 (County of San Diego Land Use Plan) Certification ReviewPostponed

Concurrence with the Executive Director’s determination that the action by the County of San Diego, accepting the Commission’s certification of the Land Use Plan with suggested modifications, is legally adequate. (DD-SD)

15. Port Master Plan

a. San Diego Unified Port District PMP Amendment No. PMP-6-PSD-18-0001-1 (Bayside Performance Park)

Public hearing and action on request by the Port District to amend its certified Port Master Plan to allow for the construction of a 57-ft. high, 10,000-person capacity, 160,583 sq.ft. performance and event venue, including outdoor stage, acoustic shell, sloped synthetic lawn and concession facilities, as well as park and promenade improvements at Embarcadero Marina Park South, adjacent to the bay in downtown San Diego. (ML-SD)

16. Coastal Permit Applications

a. Application No. 6-18-0201 (Pacific Coast Grill Expansion, Encinitas)

Application of PS2 Pacific, LLC to remodel existing 8,727 sq.ft., 2-story vacant ocean-front restaurant to connect with existing Pacific Coast Grill restaurant; add 955 sq.ft., consolidate 13 underlying lots into 1 lot at 2530 & 2526 So. Coast Highway 101, Cardiff, Encinitas, San Diego County. (DD-SD)

b. Application No. 6-18-0276 (San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy, Solana Beach)

Application of San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy to construct 2,080 linear feet trail system (the “Harbaugh Trail”) including benches, viewing deck and 2.35-acres of native habitat restoration on 2.91-acre site located northeast of Highway 101 and across from Seaside State Beach, Solana Beach, San Diego County. (TR-SD)

c. Application No. 6-18-0689 (Haas, San Diego)

Application of Renetta and Jim Haas to demolish single-story, 768 sq.ft. single-family home and construct new 3-story, 30-ft. tall, 1,412 sq.ft. single-family home with attached 340 sq.ft. garage on 0.03-acre lot at 731 Yarmouth Ct., Mission Beach, San Diego, San Diego County (AL-SD)

17. Permit Amendments

a. Permit No. 6-86-699-A3 (Barczewski Family Trust, San Diego)

Request by Barczewski Family Trust to amend permit for 37 lot tentative map and 86,000 cu.yds. of balanced grading to remove unpermitted fill and create/restore 14.3 acres of wetlands and 0.37 acres of upland, at 13307 Caminito Mendiola, San Diego, San Diego County. (TR-SD)

Enforcement

18. Enforcement Report

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

North Central Coast District

19. 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.

20. Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)

21. Revised Findings

a. Permit No. P-77-0579-A3 (La Costañera Restaurant, San Mateo Co.)

Consideration of findings for Commission’s action on Commission’s September 13, 2018 approval of a request by La Costanera restaurant ownership to amend their coastal permit to authorize use of ocean-fronting patio after-the-fact, install path lighting in parking lots, and construct new roof over outdoor work/trash area located at 8150 Cabrillo Highway fronting Montara State Beach in unincorporated Montara area of San Mateo County. (RTA-SF)

b. Permit No. A-2-MAR-08-028-A2 (Lawson’s Landing Inc., Marin Co.)

Consideration of findings for Commission’s action on Commission’s November 8, 2017 denial of request by Lawson’s Landing Inc. to amend their coastal permit to: 1) construct wastewater management system, including collection, treatment and dispersal facilities; 2) improve existing entrance, gate house, roadway and parking facilities; 3) construct Lawson’s Landing Center including new support service buildings, store, electric vehicle charging station, and rooftop photovoltaic or solar thermal collectors; and 4) restore habitat, at Lawson’s Landing facility, at 137 Marine View Dr. south of Dillon Beach, Marin County. (JM-SF)

Central Coast District

22. 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.

23. Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)

24. Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)

a. City of Pismo Beach LCP Amendment No. LCP-3-PSB-18-0076-2-Part C (Accessory Dwelling Units)

Concurrence with the Executive Director’s determination that the request by City of Pismo Beach to modify the LCP’s accessory dwelling unit regulations is minor. (KB-SC)

25. Coastal Permit Applications

a. Application No. 3-16-0446 (Rockview Seawall, Santa Cruz Co.) Postponed

Application of Jeff Goodman, Ita Gray, James and June Hoag, Alex and Kristine Ingram, Catherine and Mark Stout, and Santa Cruz County to authorize construction done pursuant to emergency permit G-3-16-0005 of new cutoff wall at base of existing seawall located seaward of 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, and 11 Rockview Drive, and construction of public access improvements to Rockview Park, in the unincorporated Live Oak beach area of Santa Cruz County. (RG-SC)

Friday November 9, 2018, 9:00am

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.

North Coast District

5. 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.

6. Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)

7. Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)

a. County of Humboldt LCP Amendment No. LCP-1-HUM-18-0063-1 (Myrtletown Affordable Housing Project)

Public hearing and action on request of the County of Humboldt to amend certified LCP to redesignate and rezone an approximately 2.2-acre property off of Hubbard Lane in the Myrtletown area east of Eureka from Commercial General (CG) to Residential Multi-Family (RM). (MBK-A)

8. New Appeals

a. Appeal No. A-1-FTB-18-0048 (Georgia-Pacific LLC, Fort Bragg)

Appeal by Jacob Patterson of City of Fort Bragg decision granting permit to the City for placement of approx. 12,000 cu.yds. of excavated clean soils associated with previously approved construction of improvements to City’s Wastewater Treatment Facility within the former Georgia Pacific Mill Site at 321 and 331 Jere Melo St., Fort Bragg, Mendocino County. (DP-A)

Energy, Ocean Resources & Federal Consistency

9. 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.

a. Informational Briefing on Offshore Wind

Briefing on the status of offshore wind development in California, with Karen Douglas, Commissioner of the California Energy Commission. (KH-SF)

10. Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)

11. Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)

a. City of Long Beach LCP Amendment No. 1-18 (LCP-5-LOB-18-0026-1) (SEADIP)Postponed

Concurrence with the Executive Director’s determination that the action by the City of Long Beach accepting certification with suggested modifications to the Land Use Plan and Implementation Plan portions of the LCP specifically related to the Southeast Area Development and Improvement Plan (SEADIP) is legally adequate. (KH-SF)

12. Coastal Permit Applications

 Items F12b and F13a below, will share a combined staff report and will be heard through a combined hearing

a. Application No. 9-18-0278 (Grassy Bar Oyster Company, Inc., Morro Bay)

Application of Grassy Bar Oyster Co. for proposed 0.65 acre expansion of oyster aquaculture operations and after-the-fact authorization for 2 nursery rafts; 1200 sq.ft. work platform; and approx. 5 acres of oyster and clam aquaculture operations on State water bottom leases M-614-01 Parcel 1 & M-614-02, Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo County. (CT-SF)

b. Application No. 9-18-0647 (Tyco, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co.)

Application by Tyco Electronics Subsea Communications, LLC, for state waters and on-land portion of project involving construction and operation of subsea fiber optic cable extending from existing cable landing site at Dockweiler State Beach, Los Angeles, through state waters, and terminating in Chile, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (JW-SF)

13. Federal Consistency

a. CC-0006-18 (Tyco, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co.)

Consistency Certification by Tyco Electronics Subsea Communications, LLC for portion of project in federal waters involving construction and operation of subsea fiber optic cable extending from existing cable landing site at Dockweiler State Beach, Los Angeles, through state waters, and terminating in Chile, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (JW-SF)

b. CD-0003-18 (Federal Highway Administration, Marin Co.)

Consistency Determination by Federal Highway Administration for Sir Francis Drake Blvd Improvement Project in Point Reyes National Seashore, including resurfacing and/or reconstruction of roadway segments between Pierce Point and Chimney Rock Roads; widening sections of roadway to maintain consistent 24-ft. paved width; replacing culverts and constructing bridge over Schooner Creek; stabilizing eroding roadway embankments and improving roadway pullouts; improving sight distances and roadway safety by modifying existing elevations, curves and cut slopes; and associated habitat improvements, Point Reyes, Marin County. (LS-SF)

Statewide

Future Meetings:

The next meetings of the Coastal Commission are December 12-14, in Newport Beach and February 6-8, 2019, in North Central Coast. (Note: No Coastal Commission meeting during the month of January 2019.)