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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.  Application No. A-5-PPL-08-178 (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 3,888 sq. ft. hillside lot, at 17719 W. Posetano Road, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB)

 Motion and Vote

c.  Application No. A-5-PPL-08-192 (Giovine, Pacific Palisades)  Appeal by Coastal Commission Executive Director Peter Douglas from decision of City of Los Angeles Local Coastal Development Permit ZA-2008-0353 (CDP) granting permit with conditions to Tom and Elizabeth Giovine for the construction, use and maintenance of underground soldier piles and grade beam system to increase the factor of safety of existing two-story single family home on 31,856 sq. ft. lot on south side of Corona Del Mar just north of Pacific Coast Highway, at 14984 Corona del Mar, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles County. (GB-LB)

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. 5-06-360 (Walbridge, Pacific Palisades) Application of Steve Walbridge for after-the-fact request to demolish single-family home and construct 28-ft. high 12,493 sq. ft. single-family home with basement and attached 3-car garage, 12-ft. high retaining wall in rear portion of property, and 1,350 cu.yds. of grading (950 cu.yds., cut, 400 cu.yds., fill), including construction of new swimming pool, at 431 Alma Real Drive, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles County. (AJP-LB) [POSTPONED]

b. Application No. 5-08-24 (City of Long Beach Department Of Parks, Recreation & Marine, Long Beach) Application of City of Long Beach for after-the-fact application to place two 10-ft. high, 200 sq. ft. storage boxes in Alamitos Bay Marina public parking lot, at 255 Marina Drive, Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB) [POSTPONED]

SOUTH CENTRAL COAST DISTRICT

19.  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 Ventura office at (805) 585-1800.

a.  County of Ventura Channel Islands Harbor Public Works Plan Amendment 1-04 (BISC) Certification Review. Concurrence with Executive Director’s determination that action by the County of Ventura, accepting certification of PWP Amendment No. 1-04, with suggested modifications, is legally adequate. (GT-V)

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

 Motion and Vote

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

a. City of San Buenaventura LCP Amendment No.SBV-MAJ-2-07. Public hearing and action on request by City of San Buenaventura to amend its LCP to replace the 1993 Downtown Specific Plan policies with the 2007 Downtown Specific Plan land use policies and implementation measures. (AT-V) [POSTPONED]

b. City of San Buenaventura LCP Amendment No. SBV-MAJ-1-08. Public hearing and action on request by the City of San Buenaventura to amend its LCP by adding the Midtown Corridors Development Code: Main Street and Thompson Boulevard. (AT-V) [POSTPONED]

c.  Pepperdine University Notice of Impending Development No. 1-08 (Firestone Fieldhouse Addition). Public hearing and action on Notice of Impending Development by Pepperdine University for renovation and expansion of existing Firestone Fieldhouse recreational facility, at 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, Los Angeles County. (DC-V)

 Motion and Vote

d.  Ventura County Channel Islands Harbor Public Works Plan Notice of Impending Development No. 2-08 (Pacific Corinthian Yacht Club Upper Level Expansion and Interior Building Improvements).  Public hearing and action on notice of impending development by Channel Islands Harbor to renovate the second floor of the Pacific Corinthian Yacht Club to add 720 sq. ft. of second floor unenclosed deck area and enlarge second floor lounge and restaurant by enclosing deck area under roof to add 285 interior sq. ft., located at 2600 S. Harbor Boulevard, Oxnard, Ventura County. (AT-V)

 Motion and Vote 

22. 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. 4-07-144 (Dominguez, Los Angeles Co.) Application of Dan and Dianne Dominguez to construct 23-ft. high, 2-story, 2,231 sq. ft. single family home with 460 sq. ft. attached garage, 202 sq. ft. detached art studio, septic system, water well and tank, driveway, wood fencing, landscaping, and 276 cu.yds. of grading (26 cu.yds. cut, 250 cu.yds. fill), at 22262 Swenson Drive, Topanga, Los Angeles County. (JF-V)

An addendum has been appended to the staff report for item 22b below on Friday, August 1.

b. Application No. 4-05-64 (Conrad, Los Angeles Co.) Application of Christian and Pamela Conrad to construct 2-story, 4,883 sq. ft. single-family home, septic system, retaining walls, Fire-Department turnaround, 7,500-gallon water tank, widen and pave existing driveway, 2,844 cu. yds. grading (1,206 cu.yds. cut; 1,638 cu.yds. fill), and request for after-the-fact approval of existing water well, at 1280 Latigo Canyon Road, Santa Monica Mountains, Los Angeles County. (DC-V)

c. Application No. 4-07-100 (Decker Canyon LLC, Los Angeles Co.) Application of Decker Canyon, LLC. to construct two-story accessory 391 sq. ft. structure including recreation room with 171 sq. ft. deck over 325 sq. ft. partially enclosed pavillion with mechanical and storage closets; swimming pool and pool deck, spa, retaining wall, 5,000 gallon water tank, two stormwater dissipators, hydrant, and 720 cu. yds. of cut grading at 3000 Decker Canyon, Santa Monica Mountains, Los Angeles County. (SLG-V)

d. Application No. 4-06-171 (Connolly, Los Angeles Co.) Application of Richard and Kimberley Connolly to construct 2-story, 7,306 sq. ft. single family home, detached 3,737 sq. ft. accessory garage, attached 308 sq. ft. garage, driveway, septic system, 7,500 gallon water tank, retaining walls, pool, 70’ x 55’ metal corral, public trail, 2,168 cu.yds. grading (1,048 cu.yds. cut and 1,048 cu.yds. fill), and storage of temporary 1,200-ft. construction trailer and temporary 160 sq. ft. construction storage container, at 2195 Little Las Flores Road, Topanga, Los Angeles County. (AT-V)

e.  Application No. 4-07-126 (Mitchell, Los Angeles Co.) Application of Ian Mitchell to construct 2-story 30-ft. tall, 3,021 sq. ft. single family home, 755 sq. ft. attached garage, 65’ x 15’ bridge, driveway, retaining walls, septic system, and 510 cu.yds. grading (50 cu.yds. cut and 460 cu.yds. fill), at 969 Old Topanga Canyon Road, Topanga, Los Angeles County. (AT-V)

 Motion and  Vote

 Amending Motion and  Vote

NORTH CENTRAL COAST DISTRICT

23.  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.

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

CENTRAL COAST DISTRICT

25.  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.

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

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

a. Monterey County LCP Amendment No. MCO-MAJ-2-07 Part 2 (Doud rezoning, Big Sur). Public hearing and action on request by Monterey County to modify the land use designation and zoning of a 2.5-acre parcel (from Outdoor Recreation (OR)/Open Space Recreation (OR) to Watershed and Scenic Conservation (WSC)/Watershed and Scenic Conservation (WSC/40)) located north of Garrapata Creek, south of Garrapata State Park, and west of Highway 1 in the Big Sur area of Monterey County. (KM-SC) [POSTPONED]

b.  Monterey County LCP Amendment No. MCO-MAJ-1-08 Part 1 (Highway One-Salinas Road intersection). Public hearing and action on request by Monterey County to amend the LCP’s North County Implementation Plan (Sections 20.144.060.C.2 and 20.144.080.D.2) to allow certain public safety improvements at the Highway One-Salinas Road intersection, including a new overpass and frontage road, in the North County area of unincorporated Monterey County. (LO-SC)

 Motion and Vote

c.  City of Marina LCP Amendment No. MAR-MAJ-1-08 (Second Units). Public hearing and action on request by the City of Marina to amend the LCP’s Implementation Plan to allow second units on residentially designated properties. (MW-SC)

 Motion and Vote

 Motion and Vote

d.  San Luis Obispo County LCP Amendment No. SLO-MAJ-1-06 Part 2 (Fiscalini Ranch). Certification Review. Concurrence with the Executive Director’s determination that the action by San Luis Obispo County accepting certification of LCP Major Amendment 1-06 Part 2 (Fiscalini Ranch) with modifications is legally adequate. (JB-SC)

28. NEW APPEALS.  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Appeal Number A-3-MCO-08-37 (Big Sur Preservation Alliance, Monterey County) Appeal by Commissioners Kruer and Shallenberger of Monterey County decision granting permit with conditions to the Big Sur Preservation Alliance for a lot line adjustment between three parcels totaling approximately 190 acres on a portion of the former Harlan Ranch north of Lucia along Highway 1 in the Big Sur area of Monterey County. (KM-SC) [POSTPONED]

29. 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.

An addendum has been appended to the staff report for item 29a below on Tuesday, August 5.

a.  Appeal No. A-3-GRB-07-51 (IGIT Inc., San Luis Obispo Co.) Application of IGIT Inc. to construct mixed use development project including 20-unit condominium hotel, commercial-retail space, and 37-space underground parking garage, at intersection of Grand Avenue and Highway One adjacent to Meadow Creek, Grover Beach, San Luis Obispo County. (JB-SC)

 Motion and Vote

b.  Application No. 3-08-13 (Cannery Row Marketplace, Monterey) Application of Cannery Row Marketplace for mixed use project (“Ocean View Plaza”) including retail and retail support; restaurant space; 38 market-rate condominiums, 13 affordable housing units; 377 parking spaces in garages; onsite desalination plant; replication of San Xavier Warehouse; community park; rehabilitation of historic Stohan’s building as history center; history plaza; and replication of historic utility bridge over Cannery Row (connecting inland and shoreline components of the project) along both inland and seaward sides of Cannery Row, at 457, 465, 470, 484, 565, 570 Cannery Row between Hoffman Street to the north, Monterey Bay to the east, Drake Street to the south, and Monterey Peninsula Recreation Trail to the west, in Monterey, Monterey County. (SC-SC)

 Amending Motion and  Vote

 Amending Motion and  Vote

 Motion and  Vote

SAN DIEGO COAST DISTRICT

30.  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.

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

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

a. City of Carlsbad LCP Amendment No. 01-06A (Habitat Management Plan (HMP) Implementation Plan).  Public hearing and action on request of the City of Carlsbad to amend its LCP to include the Implementation Plan component of the certified Habitat Management Plan, included in their LCP as a Land Use Plan regulating development on lots containing ESHA and contained within the HMP Preserve.   (TR-SD) [WITHDRAWN]

Additional materials have been appended to the staff reports for items 32b and 32c  below on Wednesday, August 6.

b.  City of Carlsbad LCP Amendment No. 01-06B (Habitat Management Plan (HMP)/  General Plan Amendment (GPA)).  Public hearing and action on request of City of Carlsbad to amend its LCP to revise certain land use and zoning designations on a total of 51 lots located within the Habitat Management Plan Hardline Preserve Area.  The land use and zoning modifications will change various existing land use and zoning designations including Commercial and/or Residential to Open Space, to restrict future development on these sites.  (TR-SD)

 Motion and Vote

 Motion and Vote

 Motion and Vote

 Motion and Vote

c.  City of Carlsbad LCP Amendment No. 01-07A (DKN Hotel).  Public hearing and action on request of City of Carlsbad to amend its LCP to modify the land use designation from Residential High Density (RH) to Travel Recreational Commercial (TR), with companion rezoning from R-3 to CT, on a portion of a site located on the east side of Carlsbad Blvd. between Pine and Oak Avenues to accommodate the development of a 28-unit standard operation hotel.   (TR-SD)

 Motion and  Vote

 Motion and Vote

d.  City of Carlsbad LCP Amendment No. 3-07 (A & B) Time Extension.  Public hearing and action to extent 90-day time limit for Commission action on request of City of Carlsbad to amend both the Land Use Plan and Implementation Plan for the Village Redevelopment Area to update the Village Master Plan and Design Manual and amend the Mello II/West Batiquitos Lagoon segment to include the Ponto Beachfront Vision Plan as a guidance document into the City's LCP.  (TR-SD)

 Motion and Vote

e.  City of San Diego LCP Amendment No. 2-08 (Brush Management). Public Hearing and action on re-submittal of City of San Diego request to amend its LCP to modify its Brush Management Regulations in the Coastal Zone to apply one standard City-wide and increase fire protection along the urban/wildland interface. The re-submittal includes only a few modifications to the ordinance approved by the Commission in February, 2007. (EL-SD)
 Motion and Vote

33. 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. 6-07-134 (Matchinske, Brehmer & Caccavo, Solana Beach) Application of Megan Matchinske, David Brehmer & James and Kimberly Caccavo to construct 170-ft. long, 35-ft. high seawall, infill seacave and construct geogrid backfill structure, on bluff and public beach below 417 and 423 Pacific Avenue, Solana Beach, San Diego County. (GDC-SD)

 Motion and Vote

b. Application No. 6-08-32 (Gessner, San Diego Co.) Application of Bradley and Debra Gessner to construct 3,664 sq. ft. 2-story home and 587 sq. ft. detached garage, with 1,750 cu. yds. of grading on 2.6-ac. vacant lot, at 1451 Rancho Serena Road, Rancho Santa Fe, San Diego County. (GDC-SD) [POSTPONED]

 GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT

 REPORT FROM CLOSED SESSION


Future Meetings: The next meetings of the Coastal Commission will be September 10-12, in Eureka and October 15-17, in Ventura.

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