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8:00 a.m.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 7, 2008

 

1.  CALL TO ORDER.

2.  ROLL CALL.

The following items were continued from Wednesday's meeting August 6, 2008

16. APPROVAL OF MINUTES.

17. COMMISSIONERS' REPORTS.

18. CONSERVANCY REPORT.

19. SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS CONSERVANCY REPORT.

20. DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL'S REPORT.

21 EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT including report on legislation and water quality.

a. Status Report on project to replace whale tail license plate image. (PD/HS – SF)

b. Interagency Agreement. Approval of transfer of federal funds to San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission for implementation of California Coastal Management Program for Fiscal Year 2008-2009. (SH/AM – SF)

c. Legislation.  The Commission will hear a report and may act on legislation. (SC-SAC)

CENTRAL COAST DISTRICT

3. ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT APPLICATIONS.  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a.  Application No. 3-07-47 (Atre, Santa Cruz Co.) Application of Shakuntala Atre Trust to recognize as-built emergency revetment repair, to replace revetment section between 2 seawalls with contoured vertical seawall, and to allow for future maintenance episodes for armoring fronting, at 2866 South Palisades Avenue in Live Oak beach area, Santa Cruz County. (SC-SC)

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT

4. ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT APPLICATIONS.  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a.  Application No. 5-08-137 (Guardi, Huntington Beach) Application of Andre & Shelly Guardi to remove wooden deck cantilevered 5 ft. beyond bulkhead and replace with 40 ft. long concrete deck cantilevered 5 ft. beyond bulkhead, proposed deck includes 42 in. high railing with three, 44 in. high wood posts with stone veneer, along perimeter of deck, at 17042 Baruna Lane, Huntington Beach, Orange County. (MV-LB)

5.  CONSENT CALENDAR.  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

 Motion and Vote

a. Application No. 5-08-39 (Panas, Los Angeles Co.) Application of Gary M Panas to add attached 2-car garage and 1,600 sq. ft. living area to existing 2-story, 1,456 sq.ft. duplex, resulting in 3-level, 30-ft. high (with 35-ft. high roof access structure), 3,056 sq. ft. duplex, at 2343 Ocean Ave, Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB)

b. Application No. 5-08-72 (Schneider, Seal Beach) Application of Andrew Schneider to demolish single-family home and construct ocean-fronting, 2,878 sq. ft., 25-ft. above grade, two-story single-family home with attached 484 sq. ft., two (2)-car garage.  No grading is proposed, at 1315 Seal Way, Seal Beach, Orange County. (FSY-LB) 

c. Application No. 5-08-107 (Bone, Newport Beach) Application of Ronald & Colleen Bone to demolish single family home and construct 4,105 sq. ft., 2 story, 27 ft. high single family home with attached 810 sq. ft., 3-car garage on harbor front lot, at 14 Balboa Coves, Newport Beach, Orange County. (MV-LB)

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT (Orange County)

6.  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.

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

 Motion and Vote

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

a.  City of Huntington Beach HNB-MAJ-1-06 (Parkside) - Certification Review. Concurrence with Executive Director's determination that action by City of Huntington Beach, accepting certification of HNB-MAJ-1-06 with modifications, is legally adequate, an approximately 50 acre site located adjacent to and west of Graham Street, north of the Wintersburg Garden Grove flood control channel, and south of Kenilworth Drive, Huntington Beach, Orange County. (MV-LB)

9. NEW APPEALS.  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

Additional materials have been linked from the staff report for item 9a below on Thursday, July 31;
An addendum has been appended to the staff report on Tuesday, August 5.

a.  Application No. A5-EMB-08-193 (Johnson, Laguna Beach) Appeal by George Lopez of County of Orange Local Coastal Development Permit PA07-0069 granting permit to Bob and Ali Johnson for demolition of two existing, single family residences, and construction of new 9,006 sq. ft., two-story, single family home with basement level which will straddle the two lots, at 162 & 164 Emerald Bay Drive, Laguna Beach, Orange County. (GB-LB)

 Motion and  Vote

10. 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. A5-DPT-05-306 (Safari, Dana Point) Application of Mehrdad Safari to develop part of 14.66 acre vacant lot containing sensitive habitat with 19,448 sq. ft., two-story, single-family home; including 3,742 sq. ft., two-story, detached theatre/bowling alley; 400 sq. ft. detached observatory; detached 820 sq. ft. caretaker’s residence, retaining walls up to 21 ft. to stabilize slope adjacent to Caribbean Drive and to create vehicular access, building pads, and outdoor living areas for property located in Residential Single Family 2 (RSF 2) and Open Space (OS) Zones, at 32354 Caribbean Drive, City of Dana Point, Orange County. (FSY-LB) [POSTPONED]

Addenda have been appended to the staff report for item 10b and 10c below on Tuesday, August 5.

b.  Application No. 5-07-327 (Livoni Second Family Limited Partnership, Newport Beach) Application of Richard Livoni Second Family Limited Partnership to remove unpermitted retaining walls and beach access stairway from bluff face, regrade lower bluff to natural contours, add new caisson-supported deck with enclosed bathroom and spa equipment room on upper bluff face, extend bluff face deck, and construct new, at-grade pathway from new deck to beach.  Grading will consist of 163 cu. yds. of cut, 10 cu. yds. of fill, and 153 cu. yds. of export.  Landscaping is also proposed, at 3335 Ocean Boulevard, Newport Beach, Orange County. (FSY-LB)

 Motion and  Vote

 Amending Motion and  Vote

c. Application No. 5-08-61 (Huntington Beach Wetlands Conservancy, Huntington Beach) Application of Huntington Beach Wetlands Conservancy for wetland restoration including excavation and dredging, lowering of flood control levees adjacent to restoration areas and creation of inlets within levees, and construction of flood control levees adjacent to Magnolia Street, at Pacific Coast Highway/Newland St, Huntington Beach, Orange County. (MV-LB)

d. Application No. 5-08-68 (Golovko, Orange Co.) Application of Constantine Golovko to demolish and re-construct 720 sq. ft. deck over coastal waters for single-family home at 16862 Bayview Drive, Sunset Beach (Orange County) (LR-LB). [POSTPONED]

11. 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.

An addendum has been appended to the staff report for item 11a below on Tuesday, August 5.

a.  Permit No. 5-98-307-A (Griswold, Orange Co.) Request by Charles & Valerie Griswold for modifications to previously approved single family home including minor excavation to lower the pad elevation and redesign of roofline, at 29 Bay Dr., Laguna Beach, Orange County. (MV-LB)

 Motion and Vote 

12. REVISED FINDINGS.  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

An addendum has been appended to the staff report for item 12a below on Tuesday, August 5.

a.  Appeal No. A-5-HNB-07-242 (Signal Landmark, Huntington Beach) After the fact approval of entry monument for “Brightwater” residential development consisting of 10 ft. 6 in. high, decorative block wall and trellis structures located within portions of public right-of-way, at 17261 Bolsa Chica Street, Huntington Beach, Orange County. (MV-LB)

 Motion and Vote

13. VESTED RIGHTS CLAIM.  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Claim of Vested Rights No. 5-07-412-VRC (Driftwood Properties, LLC, Laguna Beach) Claim of vested rights by Driftwood Properties LLC for graded pads and right to maintain those pads, including fuel modification in compliance with requirements of City of Laguna Beach, at vacant land at northern terminus of Driftwood Drive, Laguna Beach, Orange County. (KFS-LB/LW-SF) [POSTPONED]

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT (Los Angeles County)

14. 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.

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

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

a.  City of Redondo Beach LCP Amendment No. RDB-MAJ-2-8 - Time Extension. Public hearing to extend the 90-day time limit for action on City of Redondo Beach LCP amendment which consists of adoption of Coastal Land Use Plan and Coastal Zoning Ordinance amendments for the remaining uncertified area (Area 2) within the Coastal Zone. Area 2 consists of the power generating plant area located west of Catalina Ave, and harbor and pier areas.  The proposed amendment also includes elimination of current geographic segmentation of the City’s Coastal Zone. (GB-LB)

 Motion and Vote

17. NEW APPEALS.  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a.  Application No. A-5-PPL-08-177 (Cirillo, Pacific Palisades) Appeal by Stuart Sckoolnick from decision of City of Los Angeles granting a permit with conditions to Joe Cirillo for grading and construction of a single-family home on vacant 3,681 sq. ft. hillside lot., at 17713 W. Posetano Road, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB)

 Motion and Vote

b.  Ap