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California Coastal Commission

April 2008 Agenda

Santa Barbara County
Board of Supervisors Chambers
105 E. Anapamu Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 451-6053

This has been updated at 7:45 a.m., Friday, April 11, 2008.

8:00 a.m.

FRIDAY, APRIL 11, 2008

1. CALL TO ORDER.

2. ROLL CALL.

NORTH CENTRAL COAST DISTRICT

3. 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.

3.5. ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT APPLICATIONS.

a. Application No. 2-07-23 (Krevans, Marin Co.) Application of Rachel Krevans to demolish and reconstruct single-family home on existing footprint and construct various improvements including new facades and rooflines reducing maximum height of residence from 23.5 ft. to 23 ft., hot tub, exterior staircase, new 234-sq. ft. decking, and 20 (32” x 62”) photovoltaic array panels on roof of garage, and remove 6,572 sq. ft. of impervious asphalt driveway with 3,070 sq. ft. of decomposed granite, at 12700 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Inverness, Marin County. (RP-SF)

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

CENTRAL COAST DISTRICT

5. NEW APPEALS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Appeal No. A-3-STC-08-003 (Puffsky LLC, Santa Cruz) Appeal by Seabright Neighbors Association, Frederick Street Irregulars, and Patricia Matejcek of City of Santa Cruz decision granting permit with conditions to Puffsky LLC for 9 lot subdivision and development of 9 single-family homes and 3 accessory dwelling units, at 170 Frederick Street adjacent to Frederick Street Park and Santa Cruz Harbor in the City of Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County. (SC-SC)

Motion and Vote

6. 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. 3-07-012 (Johnston, Monterey Co.) Application of Andrew and Lesley Johnston to demolish 1,949 sq.ft. single family home and detached garage and construct 1-story 4,404 sq.ft. single family home with attached garage, detached office, covered porches/walkway and related development including retaining walls, driveway, underground utilities (2,452 sq.ft.), including removal of native and exotic tree, at 1400 Pico Avenue in Asilomar Dunes area of Pacific Grove, Monterey County. (MW-SC)

Motion and Vote

Amending Motion and Vote

7. REVISED FINDINGS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Appeal No. A-3-SLO-00-40 (Schneider, San Luis Obispo Co.) 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

b. UCSC Coastal Long Range Development Plan. University of California at Santa Cruz Coastal Long Range Development Plan for expanded Marine Science Campus on University’s 100-acre Terrace Point property, allowing up to approximately 600,000 sq. ft. of new campus facilities (including 340,000 sq. ft. in new buildings up to 36-ft in height), mostly in 3 development nodes, totaling about 34 acres, and provide expanded public access trail system and natural habitat restoration and preservation in areas outside of development nodes, at western border of Santa Cruz. (DC-SC)

Motion and Vote

Items 7c and 7d below share a single, combined staff report. Motion and Vote

c. Appeal No. A-3-SCO-07-015 (Santa Cruz County Redevelopment Agency and Public Works Dept., Santa Cruz Co.) Appeal by Commissioners Wan and Reilly and Charles Paulden from decision of Santa Cruz County granting permit with conditions to Santa Cruz County Redevelopment Agency and Public Works Department to redevelop East Cliff Drive, (between 32nd and 41st Ave.), including drainage, water quality, park, trail and related public recreational improvements, in Pleasure Point portion of unincorporated Live Oak beach area, Santa Cruz County. (DC-SC)

d. Application No. 3-07-019 (Santa Cruz County Redevelopment Agency and Public Works Dept., Santa Cruz Co.) Application of Santa Cruz County’s Redevelopment Agency and Public Works Department to construct full bluff seawalls at two locations seaward of East Cliff Drive (between 32nd and 36th Ave. and at 41st Ave.), to remove abandoned restroom, rip-rap, and rubble on beach, and construct 3 beach and surf access stairways (1 new stairway and 2 replacement stairways), in Pleasure Point portion of unincorporated Live Oak beach area, Santa Cruz County. (DC-SC)

e. Appeal No. A-3-MRB-06-064 (Colmer, Morro Bay) Application of Wayne Colmer to subdivide 2 parcels (totaling 3.17 acres) into 17 residential parcels and 1 open space parcel, and develop 17 homes and related infrastructure, adjacent to Black Hill Natural Area portion of Morro Bay State Park, at 485 South Bay Blvd, Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo County. (MW-SC)

Motion and Vote

Items from Wednesday

23. a. Discussion of Proposition 98 ("California Property Owners and Farmland Protection Act) and possible action by the Commission.

Motion and Vote

ENERGY, OCEAN RESOURCES and FEDERAL CONSISTENCY

8. ENERGY, OCEAN RESOURCES and FEDERAL CONSISTENCY REPORT. 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.

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

NORTH COAST DISTRICT

10. 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.

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

Motion and Vote

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

a. City of Arcata LCP Amendment No. ARC-MAJ-1-08 (Alliance Meadow PUD, Arcata) Public hearing and action on request by City of Arcata to amend its certified combined Land Use Plan and Zoning Map to redesignate the zoning designation of +/- 2.5-acre area comprising 3 parcels ranging in size from 13,440 sq. ft. to 1.21 acres from Coastal-Residential-Low Density (C-RL) to C-RL with Planned Development Combining Zone (C-Rl:PD), situated on the northwest corner of intersection of 27th Street with Alliance Road, at Arcata, Humboldt County. (MBK-E)

Motion and Vote

Motion and Vote

b. City of Eureka LCP Amendment No. EUR-MAJ-2-7 (C Street). Certification Review. Concurrence with Executive Director's determination that action by City of Eureka, accepting certification of EUR-MAJ-2-07 with modifications, is legally adequate. (JB-E)

13. NEW APPEALS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Appeal No. A-1-MEN-08-9 (Hoechstetter-Shea, Mendocino Co.) Appeals by Commissioners Shallenberger and Reilly and Sierra Club, Mendocino Group from decision of County of Mendocino granting permit with conditions to Harvey Hoechstetter & Hilary (Lari) Shea for construction of 3,174 sq. ft. single-family home and 933 sq. ft. attached garage, with average-max. height of 13.5-ft. from grade, and installation of wind-powered generator, solar panels, propane tank and septic system (connected to existing water system), at 29801 North Highway One, Westport, Mendocino County. (TST-E) [POSTPONED]

b. Appeal No. A-1-MEN-08-15 (Bower Limited Partnership, Mendocino Co.) Appeals by Environmental Commons and Lori Hubbart from decision of County of Mendocino granting permit with conditions to Bower Limited Partnership for construction of 285-ft. long retaining wall to connect to proposed 70-ft. long retaining wall on adjacent lot to the south (APN 145-261-05), and associated drainage improvements including installation of 414-ft. length of drainpipe, storm drain manhole, and 6-ft. stormwater treatment structure, at 39200 South Highway One, Gualala, Mendocino County. (TST-E)

14. 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. 1-07-12 (North Coast Railroad Authority, Humboldt Co.) Application of North Coast Railroad Authority to repair a total of approximately 3,100 linear ft. of railroad embankment and associated revetment to prevent flooding of adjacent low-lying areas from tidal inundation along the eastern shoreline of Humboldt Bay, north of King Salmon, Humboldt County. (RSM-E)

Public Comment


Future Meetings: The next meetings of the Coastal Commission will be May 7-9 in Los Angeles County.

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