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THE FISH AND GAME COMMISSION

California Coastal Commission

 

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This has been updated at 1:45 p.m., Friday, February 16, 2007.

9:00 a.m.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2007

1. CALL TO ORDER.

2. ROLL CALL.

CENTRAL COAST DISTRICT

3. ADMINISTRATIVE  PERMIT APPLICATIONS.  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

   a. Application No. 3-06-030 (Ash Lot 1, LLC., Cayucos)  Application of Ash Lot 1, LLC  to construct two-story, 2,476 sq. ft. single family residence with attached 656 sq. ft. garage and detached 484 sq. ft. garage with 424 sq. ft. guest house above, located at 295 Ash Avenue, Cayucos, San Luis Obispo County. (JB-SC) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]  

   Motion & Vote

SAN DIEGO COAST DISTRICT

   4. CONSENT CALENDAR.  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Application No. 6-06-141 (Housand, San Diego)  Application of Richard Housand to demolish two-story 1,276 sq. ft. home and construct two, 30 ft. high,  two-story (over basement), homes (1,463 sq. ft.  & 1,357 sq. ft.), each with two parking spaces, on 2,580 sq. ft. site, at 816 San Rafael Place, Mission Beach, San Diego, San Diego County. (LRO-SD) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

b. Application No. 6-06-149 (Sea Ridge, San Diego)  Application of Sea Ridge, LP to convert two-story (over basement), 30 ft. high, 2,600 sq. ft. duplex with two on site parking spaces to condominiums, at 826-828 Ensenada Court, Mission Beach, San Diego, San Diego County. (LRO-SD) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]  

c. Application No. 6-06-150 (Sea Ridge, San Diego)  Application of Sea Ridge, LP to convert two-story (over basement) 30 ft. high, 2,610 sq. ft. duplex with two on-site parking spaces to condominiums, at 830-832 Ensenada Court, Mission Beach, San Diego, San Diego County. (LRO-SD)  [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

    NORTH CENTRAL 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 Francisco office at (415) 904-5260.

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

7. NEW APPEALS.  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

  a. Appeal No. A-2-SMC-07-001 (Sterling, San Mateo County). Appeal by Commissioners Meg Caldwell and Patrick Kruer from decision of County of San Mateo granting permit to Dan and Denise Sterling to convert agricultural well to domestic use, construct new 6,456 sq. ft. single family residence, place up to seven water storage tanks for fire suppression, install septic system, construction and grading of private access driveway, and legalize existing mobile home as temporary housing during construction, on legal 143-acre planned agriculture development (PAD) zoned parcel, located east of the unincorporated El Granada area of San Mateo County.  (RP-NCC). [SUBSTANTIAL ISSUE FOUND, De Novo Hearing to Continue]  

Motion & Vote

CENTRAL COAST DISTRICT

   8. 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.

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

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

  a. Santa Cruz County LCP Amendment No. SCO-MIN-3-6 (Minor). Concurrence with Executive Director's determination that proposed modifications to Santa Cruz County certified Zoning Ordinance, relating to condominium and townhouse conversions, are minor. (SC-SC) [APPROVED]  

   Motion & Vote

   b. Santa Cruz County LCP Amendment No. SCO-MIN-2-6 (Minor).Concurrence with Executive Director's determination that proposed modifications to Santa Cruz County certified Zoning Ordinance to add a very low-income component to the affordability requirement for housing units created by the conversion of non-residential land to residential uses, are minor. (SC-SC) [APPROVED]  

   Motion & Vote

  c. City Of Pismo Beach LCP Amendment No. PSB-MAJ-3-6  (Residential Expansion). Public hearing and action on request by City of Pismo Beach to amend General Plan/Local Coastal Plan to allow minor expansions of existing single family residences in the Central Commercial district. (MW-SC) [APPROVED]  

   Motion & Vote

11. NEW APPEALS.  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Appeal No. A-3-PSB-06-1 (H M W Group, LTD, Pismo Beach)  Appeal by Commissioners Patrick Kruer and Mike Reilly from decision of City of Pismo Beach granting permit with conditions to H M W Group, L T D to demolish portion of existing Clam digger motel site and construct three level, 68-room ocean front hotel with subterranean parking and pool facilities and related improvements, at 147 Stimson (downtown Core Planning Area), Pismo Beach, San Luis Obispo County. (MW-SC) [POSTPONED]

12. CONDITION COMPLIANCE. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

  a. Permit No. 4-82-300-A5 (Oceano Dunes SVRA, San Luis Obispo Co.) Annual review of permit granted to Department of Parks & Recreation for 35,000 linear feet of fencing to keep off-highway recreational vehicles out of sensitive vegetated dunes & wetland environments, and kiosks for access control at Grand & Pier Avenues, at Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area, Oceano, San Luis Obispo County . (JB-SC) [APPROVED]  

   Motion & Vote

ENFORCEMENT

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

   14. Commission Notice of Violation No. CCC-07-NOV-01 (Wildcrew's Playground LLC, Los Angeles Co.) Public hearing and Commission action on proposed recordation of Notice of Violation identifying unpermitted development including, but not limited to, grading, excavation and dumping of soil materials, removal of major vegetation, and placement of rock walls and culverts, in an environmentally sensitive habitat area, on property owned by Wildcrew's Playground LLC located on Old Topanga Canyon Road in Los Angeles County. (NPV-V) [APPROVED]  

    Motion & Vote

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.

  a.  Encinitas LCP Amendment No. 2-06 (Minor)Concurrence with Executive Director's determination that request by City of Encinitas to amend certified Implementation Plan to change various ordinances within the Downtown Encinitas Specific Plan and Municipal Code that include, among other things, the location, size and height of accessory structures, interior lot line adjustments, additions to nonconforming residential structures and public notice procedures, is minor. (GDC-SD) [APPROVED]  

   Motion & Vote

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

   Motion & Vote

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

   a. Carlsbad LCP Amendment No. 4-06 (Tourist Rec/CT Zone) Time Extension.  Public hearing and action on request to extend time limit for Commission action for one year on request by City of Carlsbad to amend certified Land Use Plan and Implementation Plan (LUP) to modify the Tourist Recreation Land Use designation and the Commercial Tourist zone.  (TR-SD) [APPROVED]  

    Motion & Vote

b.  Port Master Plan Amendment No. 38 (National City Aquatic Center).  Public hearing and action on request by the San Diego Unified Port District to amend its certified Port Master Plan to allow construction of a new, 4,700 square foot, 16 to 22 feet high Aquatic Center providing recreational aquatic, safety, and environmental programs adjacent to the National City Marina.  (DL-SD) [APPROVED]  

 Motion & Vote

c.  San Diego LCP Amendment No. 1-07 (Brush Mgmt. Regs).  Public hearing and action on request by City of San Diego to amend certified Implementation Plan to change the brush management regulations to increase the required fuel modification zones to a total of 100 feet and modify brush management methods. (EL-SD) [APPROVED WITH MODIFICATIONS]  

Motion & Vote

18. 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. 6-03-121 (SeaWorld, San Diego)  Application of SeaWorld San Diego for grading, paving, and striping approximately 10-acre informal dirt parking lot, that is a portion of 16.5 acre site east of existing SeaWorld paved parking lot.  Improvements will also include landscaping, fencing, and lighting, at 500 SeaWorld Drive , Mission Bay Park, San Diego , San Diego County . (EL-SD) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]  

   Motion & Vote

   b. Application No. 6-05-17 (San Diego lifeguard station, San Diego)  Application of City of San Diego to demolish three-story, 897 sq. ft., lifeguard station and construct 3-story, 3,125 sq.ft. lifeguard station including buried semi-circular sheetpile seawall 30 ft. seaward of proposed lifeguard station, third-story observation tower, first-aid room, reception area, ground-level enclosed 580 sq.ft. parking/storage for two safety vehicles, equipment and watercraft, and restrooms, on the public beach at 700 North Jetty Road, Mission Beach, San Diego, San Diego County. (LRO-SD) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]  

   Motion & Vote

c. 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 installation of steel staircase at lower portion connecting to beach, at 12201 Torrey Pines Park Road, North City, San Diego, San Diego County. (EL-SD) [POSTPONED]

d. Appplication No. 6-06-97 (Del Mar lagoon opening, San Diego)  Application of City of Del Mar to dredge approx. 15,000 cu. yds. of accumulated sediment from  lagoon inlet & deposit sediment along adjacent beaches as follow-up to emergency permit,  and request for five-year permit for additional inlet openings as needed, at San Dieguito Lagoon Inlet south of Via De La Valle, Del Mar, San Diego County. (EL-SD) [moved to consent calendar - APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

e. Application No. A-6-ENC-06-101 (Albani, Encinitas)  Application of Salvatore Albani to demolish home and construct  3,962 sq. ft. two-story home with swimming pool on 10,000 sq. ft. blufftop lot, at 629 Fourth Street, Encinitas, San Diego County. (GDC-SD) [moved to consent calendar - APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

f. Application No. 6-06-102 (SDSU Research Foundation, San Diego)  Application of SDSU Research Foundation to extend three PVC seawater pipelines (two 6" supply and one 12" return) to adjacent NTC boat channel for flow-through seawater distribution system for environmental research, at 4165 Spruance Road, Peninsula, San Diego, San Diego County. (DL-SD) [moved to consent calendar - APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

   g. Application No. 6-06-104 (Vams, Solana Beach)  Application of Vams L.L.C. to construct 150 sq. ft. addition to 3,360 sq. ft., two-story blufftop home and, after-the-fact lot consolidation of bluff face lot with the existing blufftop lot, at 139 Pacific Ave, Solana Beach, San Diego County. (GDC-SD) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]  

   Motion & Vote

h. 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) [POSTPONED]

i.  Application No. 6-06-148 (UCSD, San Diego)  Application of University Of California, San Diego to construct two-story, 14,226 sq.ft., 250 seat conference facility (Robert Paine Center) to include outdoor dining area for 150 people, meeting rooms, food service area, student lounge, restrooms and service area, and, removal of 46 parking spaces, on Scripps Institution of Oceanography campus, north of El Paseo Grande and Discovery Way (UCSD), La Jolla, San Diego, San Diego County. (LRO-SD) [POSTPONED]

j. 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 a vacant 2.88  acre sloping site, at 3997 Stonebridge Court, Rancho Santa Fe vicinity, San Diego County.   (DL-SD) [POSTPONED]

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. 6-88-356-A (Perry, San Diego Co.)  Request by Michael Perry to amend permit for home to retain orchard and maintenance road on north-facing slopes of 2.86-acre lot, at 3972 Stonebridge Court , Rancho Santa Fe vicinity, San Diego County . (DL-SD) [POSTPONED]

20. RECONSIDERATION.  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

   a. Application No. 6-06-106-R (Marsh, San Diego Co.)  Reconsideration of Commission action to deny permit to M. Lou Marsh for subdivision of 3.96 acre lot into two parcels: Parcel 1 = 1.12 acres; Parcel 2 = 2.84 acres, with existing home on proposed Parcel 1 to remain, at 4610 Rancho Reposo, San Diego County. (DL-SD) [RECONSIDERATION - DENIED]  

   Motion & Vote

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT

21.   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. 5-06-145 (UGS Development, Inc, Newport Beach)  Application of UGS Development, Inc to demolish existing 64-unit apartment complex and create parcel map for 17 single-family residential lots.  In addition, the project consists of construction of 17 custom single-family residences in accordance with height, setback and other development standards identified in the Planned Community Text.  The existing vertical public access adjacent to the site will be made ADA compliant and widened to provide an 8-ft. concrete walkway.  In addition, the project proposes revising an existing lateral access by relocating the existing 6-foot floating public walkway and constructing an 8-foot landside ADA compliant walkway such that 3-feet of the walkway will be partially on land, with the remaining 5-feet cantilevered over the existing bulkhead.  Grading will consist of 4,200 cubic yards of cut, 4,600 cubic yards of fill and 400 cubic yards of import, at 919 Bayside Drive , Newport Beach , Orange County . (FSY-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]  

   Motion & Vote

22. LOCAL COASTAL PROGRAMS (LCPs) Major.  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

   a.  City of Huntington Beach Major LCP Amendment No. 1-06 (Shea/Parkside). The proposed LCP amendment would change both the Land Use Plan and Implementation Plan to designate 38.4 acres of an approx. 50 acre site for low density residential use, 8.2 acres as parkland, and 3.3 acres as open space conservation, within area of deferred certification located adjacent to and west of Graham Street, north of the East Garden Grove Wintersburg flood control channel, and south of Kenilworth Drive, Huntington Beach, Orange County. (MV-LB) [CONTINUED]

   Motion & Vote