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January 2008 Draft Agenda

Marina del Rey Hotel
13534 Bali Way
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
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This has been updated at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, December 26, 2007.
 

9:00 a.m.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 10, 2008

1. CALL TO ORDER.

2. ROLL CALL.

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT (Orange County)

3. ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT APPLICATIONS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Application No. 5-07-231 (Cuha, Huntington Beach) Application of Aaron and Ron Cuha to construct 40 ft. long concrete deck cantilevered 5-ft. beyond bulkhead and 3 ft. 3 in. high railing around perimeter of deck, at 16722 Baruna Lane, Huntington Beach, Orange County. (MV-LB)

4. CONSENT CALENDAR. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

Motion and Vote

a. Application No. 5-07-287 (Beach Property, LLC, Newport Beach) Application of Beach Property, LLC to adjust lot line and demolish 2-story single family home and construct 3,593 sq. ft., 27 ft. high, two-story single family home with attached 488 sq. ft., two-car garage; minor grading and removal of non-native trees and groundcover landscape encroaching upon beach, on beachfront lot, at 1752 W. Oceanfront, Newport Beach, Orange County. (LR-LB)

b. Application No. 5-07-334 (La Forge, San Clemente) Application of Becky and Perry La Forge to remodel and add 3,952 sq. ft. of living space to 3,283 sq. ft. single-family home, add 741 sq. ft. to 209 sq. ft. garage, plus decks, loggia, pool/spa, and landscaping, resulting in 8,185 sq. ft. home including garage, on 20, 508 sq. ft. canyon lot, at 320 W Avenida Gaviota, San Clemente, Orange County. (LR-LB) [POSTPONED]

c. Application No. 5-07-398 (Wardy, Newport Beach) Application of Amen Wardy to demolish single family home and construct 2,266 sq. ft., 29 ft. high (at maximum point), 2-story single family home with attached 2 car garage, at 3715 Seashore Drive, Newport Beach, Orange County. (MV-LB)

ENFORCEMENT

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

ENERGY, OCEAN RESOURCES and FEDERAL CONSISTENCY

6. ENERGY, OCEAN RESOURCES and FEDERAL CONSISTENCY. Report by the Deputy Director on permit waivers, emergency permits, immaterial amendments & extensions, matters not requiring public hearings, and status report on offshore oil & gas exploration & development. For specific information contact the Commission's Energy Division office at (415) 904-5240 (AD-SF)

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

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

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

10. NEW APPEALS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Appeal No. A-2-HMB-07-30 (Pastorino, Half Moon Bay) Appeal by Kevin J. Lansing from decision of City of Half Moon Bay granting permit to Thomas & Eugene Pastorino to construct 5,339 sq. ft., two-story, single family home and 2,400 sq. ft. barn on 20 acre site, at 921 Miramontes Street, Half Moon Bay, San Mateo County. (YLZ-SF) [WITHDRAWN]

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

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

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

a. City of Carmel LCP Amendment Number CML-MAJ-1-06 (Forest Cottages Specific Plan). Public hearing and action on request by City of Carmel to amend certified Local Coastal Program Implementation Plan to include a specific plan for 13,085 sq. ft. site along Ocean Avenue (between Torres and Mountain View) that would provide for four new condominium units and two affordable units within an existing historic structure. (MW-SC)

Motion and Vote

2nd Motion and Vote

b. Monterey County LCP Amendment Number MCO-MAJ-1-06 (Petersen Parcel Rezone). Public hearing and action on request by Monterey County to amend certified Local Coastal Program to rezone 23-acre parcel along Blackie Road in North Monterey County from RDR/B-7(CZ) to RDR/10(CZ). (KM-SC)

Motion and Vote

14. NEW APPEALS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Appeal Number A-3-SLO-00-40 (Schneider, San Luis Obispo County) Application of Dennis Schneider to construct 10,000 sq. ft. single-family home, 2,500 sq. ft. barn, and 1.25 miles of access road improvements) on 40.6 acre agricultural parcel west of Highway 1 on marine terrace approximately one-half mile south of China Harbor and one mile north of Villa Creek Road along the Harmony Coast in San Luis Obispo County. (JB-SC)

Motion and Vote

Amending Motion and Vote

15 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 Number 3-06-65 (Cannery Row Marketplace LLC, Monterey) Application of Cannery Row Marketplace LLC for mixed use project ("Ocean View Plaza") including retail and retail support; restaurant space; 38 market-rate condominiums; 13 inclusionary housing units; 377 parking spaces; onsite desalination plant; replication of San Xavier Warehouse; community park; rehabilitation of Stohan's building as history center; history plaza; and replication of historic utility bridge over Cannery Row, at 457, 465, 470, 484, 565, and 570 Cannery Row, City of Monterey. (SC-SC) [POSTPONED]

16 REVISED FINDINGS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Appeal Number A-3-MCO-06-018 (Foster, Monterey Co.) Steven Foster granted permit with conditions to construct 4,000 sq. ft., single-family home and multiple accessory structures (including 3,200 sq. ft. barn with solar panels, 1,200 sq. ft. studio, 1,150 sq. ft. studio, 425 sq. ft. guesthouse, 850 sq. ft. caretaker's unit, 225 sq. ft. shed, and 800 sq. ft. garage), pool, septic system, well hookups, retaining walls, underground utilities (including underground water tank), and associated grading and tree removal, at Rocky Creek Ranch, 4855 Bixby Creek Road, in the Big Sur area of Monterey County. (KM-SC)

Motion and Vote

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT (Orange County)

17. 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.

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

Motion and Vote

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

a. City of Dana Point LCP Amendment No. DPT-MAJ-3-6. Time Extension. Public hearing and action to extend 90-day time limit for action on City of Dana Point LCP Amendment No. 3-06 pertaining to the Dana Point Harbor Revitalization Plan, Dana Point, Orange County. (FSY-LB)

Motion and Vote

b. City of Newport Beach LUP Amendment No. NPB-MAJ-1-07 (Land Use Classification Update). Time Extension. Public hearing and action to extend 90-day time limit for action City of Newport Beach Land Use Plan (LUP) amendment to change the land use classification and density/intensity system currently in use, revise the land use designation of multiple parcels throughout the City, update certain existing LUP policies and add new policies. (LR-LB)

Motion and Vote

20. 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. 5-07-45 (SM I, LLC, Newport Beach) Application of SMI, LLC to demolish restaurant, and remodel and add 29 guest rooms to 28,009 sq. ft., 2- story motel with 54 guest rooms, plus landscape/hardscape changes. Project will reduce on-site parking from 105 spaces to 83 spaces. Completed hotel will be 38,399 sq. ft., 2-stories (22 ft. high) and contain 83 rooms with 83 parking spaces. Ten (10) of 29 proposed guest rooms and removal of restaurant are an 'after-the-fact' request, at 2300 West Coast Highway, Newport Beach, Orange County.
(FSY-LB)

Motion and Vote

b. Application No. 5-07-163 (Hammond, Laguna Beach) Application of Mark S. Hammond to remodel single-family home on bluff top lot, at 58 N. La Senda, Three Arch Bay, Laguna Beach, Orange County. (MV-LB)

c. Application No. 5-06-293 (Orange Coast College of Sailing and Seamanship, Newport Beach) Application of Orange Coast College of Sailing and Seamanship to remodel and add to 5,278 sq.ft. 2-story building, including expansion of boat house, classroom upgrades, and expansion of exercise/training area, resulting in 2-story, 9,994 sq.ft., 31-ft. high (above existing grade) building. The project also includes: 1) grading and addition of 11 parking spaces for a total of 53 spaces on-site; 2) hardscape and landscape work; and 3) an after-the-fact request for approval of work to reinforce existing bulkhead and installation of new guardrail, at 1801 West Coast Highway, Newport Beach, Orange County. (FSY-LB)

Motion and Vote

PUBLIC COMMENT

REPORT FROM CLOSED SESSION

SAN DIEGO COAST DISTRICT

21. 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.

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

Motion and Vote

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

a. Port Master Plan Amendment No. 39 (Woodfin Suites Timeshare Hotel). Public hearing and action on request by Port District to amend its certified Port Master Plan to redevelop 3.79-acre area with 140-suite, 95-ft tall hotel (40 timeshare units) with restaurant, lobby, spa, and meeting space, new marina sales and services building, parking, and new seawall and shoreline promenade on west side of Harbor Island, north of Harbor Island Drive. San Diego, San Diego County (DL-SD)

Motion and Vote

b. City of Carlsbad LCP Amendment No. 01-07(A-C). Time Extension. Public hearing and action to extend 90-day time limit for Commission action on request by City of Carlsbad to amend the certified Land Use Plan and Implementation Plan to 1) change the land use designation from Residential High to Travel/Recreational Commercial and the zoning from Multiple Family Residential (R-3) to Tourist Commercial (C-T) on a .49 acre parcel to accommodate a 104-unit standard operation hotel; 2) modify the Planned Development Regulations to facilitate the development of multiple residential projects; and 3) modify the boundaries of the Commercial/Office/Residential Medium High (C/O/RMH) and Open Space (OS) land use designations on a 7.82 acre site to accommodate a corporate center. (TR-SD)

Motion and Vote

24. 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. 6-07-78 (California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), Solana Beach & San Diego) Application of California Department of Transportation to conduct geotechnical borings and grade access to test sites, at I-5 and San Dieguito River & San Elijo Lagoon, San Diego, Solana Beach, San Diego County. (TR-SD)

b. Application No. 6-07-85 (Yee, Solana Beach) Application of Randy and Jayne Yee to construct 2-story, 4,358 sq. ft., single-family home on 12,150 sq. ft. lot, at 662 Canyon Drive, Solana Beach, San Diego County. (GDC-SD)

c. Application No. 6-07-117 (Greenhalgh, San Diego) Application of John Greenhalgh to demolish one-story, 865 sq. ft. home and 339 sq. ft. detached garage (after-the fact) and construct 3-story, 1,978 sq. ft. home and attached 339 sq. ft. garage on 2,300 sq. ft. lot, at 724 Zanzibar Court, Mission Beach, San Diego, San Diego County. (LRO-SD)

25. REVISED FINDINGS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Application No. 6-07-79 (San Diego Bayshore Bikeway) City of San Diego granted permit with conditions to construct 12-ft. wide paved bikepath over abandoned railroad tracks on top of berm, two new steel truss bridges, fencing, signage, and relocation of haul road for South Bay Salt Works, at south San Diego Bay from the northern terminus of 13th Street to approximately the west terminus of Main Street, Otay-Mesa Nestor, San Diego, San Diego County. (DL-SD)

Motion and Vote

b. City of San Diego LCP Major Amendment No. 2-06B (Creekside Villas). City of San Diego granted amendment to the certified North City LCP Land Use Plan to re-designate an approximately 12-acre site from Open Space to Low -Medium Density Residential and Open Space, and granted amendment to the certified Zoning Ordinance to rezone portions of the same site from MF1 and OS to MF3 and OS, located southeast of the SR56/Carmel Creek Road interchange in Neighborhood 8 of the Carmel Valley subarea of the North City LCP segment. (EL-SD)

Motion and Vote

Motion and Vote

c. City of San Diego LCP Amendment No. 2-07A (Clews Horse Ranch) City of San Diego granted amendment to certified Zoning Ordinance to rezone 38.44-acre site from AR-1-1, MF1 and OS to AR-1-1 and OS, located southwest of SR56/Carmel Country Road interchange in Neighborhood 8 of the Carmel Valley subarea of North City LCP segment. (EL-SD)

Motion and Vote

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:

Bredesen v. CCC et al., Los Angeles County Superior Court Case No. YS014958 [Govt. Code 11126(e)(2)(A).]
Bredesen v. CCC et al., Los Angeles County Superior Court Case No. BS102958 [Govt. Code 11126(e)(2)(A).]
CCC et al. v. Trancas Property Owners Assn. et al. [Govt. Code 11126(e)(2)(A).]
CCC v. U.S. Department of the Navy et al. [Govt. Code 11126(e)(2)(A).]
Natural Resources Defense Council et al. v. Winter et al. [Govt. Code 11126(e)(2)(A).]
Coalition to Save the Marina, Inc. v. CCC [Govt. Code 11126(e)(2)(A).]
Coastal Law Enforcement Action Network et al. v. CCC (Pacific Gas & Electric, RPI) [Govt. Code 11126(e)(2)(A).]
Kretowicz v. CCC [Govt. Code 11126(e)(2)(A).]
Manchester Pacific Gateway LLC v. CCC [Govt. Code 11126(e)(2)(A).]
Revell et al. v. CCC et al. [Govt. Code 11126(e)(2)(A).]
Save Our Heritage Organisation v. City of San Diego, CCC [Govt. Code 11126(e)(2)(A).]
Schneider v. CCC [Govt. Code 11126(e)(2)(A).]
Yamagiwa et al. v. City of Half Moon Bay et al. [Govt. Code 11126(e)(2)(C).]

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)

13. APPROVAL OF MINUTES.

14. COMMISSIONERS' REPORTS.

15. CONSERVANCY REPORT.

16. SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS CONSERVANCY REPORT.

17. DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL'S REPORT.

18. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT including report on legislation and water quality.

a. Nonpoint Source Program Contract. Authorization for Executive Director to enter into an agreement with the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) for the Commission to continue implementation of the Plan for California's Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Program. (ALW-SF)