Larger


Viewing Issues? Click here.


Audio Only


Streaming Video Home Page

 
CCC Logo

August 2009 Agenda

Hyatt Regency Embarcadero
5 Embarcadero Plaza
San Francisco, CA 94111
(415) 407-3211


The phone number will only be in service during the meeting.

This has been posted at 2:45 p.m., Friday, August 14, 2009.

 Click Here to Start 

8:00 a.m.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 14, 2009

1. CALL TO ORDER.

 2. ROLL CALL.

 

 Changes to the Agenda

 

GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT. Public comments will be heard at 8 a.m. for no more than 30 minutes. For attendees who are unable to attend the early comment period, there will be a second comment period prior to or after the lunch break. Agenda items will begin or resume after public comment.

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT (Los Angeles County)

3. CONSENT CALENDAR.  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Application No. 5-09-51 (Prem Manjooran, Venice)  Application of Prem Manjooran to demolish 1,302 sq.ft. duplex on 2,400 sq.ft. canal-fronting lot, and construct three-story, 30-ft. high, 2,058 sq.ft. single-family home with attached 418 sq.ft. garage, at 425 E. Carroll Canal, Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

b. Application No. 5-09-81 (Joseph Casale & Liz A. Davidson, Playa Del Rey) Application of Joseph Casale & Liz A. Davidson to demolish single-family home and construct 37 ft. high, 6,866 sq.ft. single-family home, with attached three car garage, at 6209 Ocean Front Walk, Playa Del Rey, Los Angeles County. (AP-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT (Orange County)

4. ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT APPLICATIONS.  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Application No. 5-08-321 (Stephen Herman & Falkland Trust, Huntington Beach)  Application of Stephen Herman & Falkland Trust to demolish boat dock and construct new “L” shaped boat dock, reusing existing gangway and adding second gangway at other end of dock.   Two 14-in. diameter concrete piles are proposed to be re-used in place, and two new 14-in. diameter concrete piles are proposed to be added, at 3292 Falkland Circle, Huntington Beach, Orange County. (MV-LB) [APPROVED]

5. CONSENT CALENDAR.  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Application No. 5-09-79 (1701 East Bay LLC, Newport Beach)  Application of 1701 East Bay LLC to demolish bulkhead and construct new concrete bulkhead in same location comprised of 61-ft. long face and 17-18 ft. long return walls, with top elevation of bulkhead at +9.0 ft. MLLW, to protect single family home, at 1701 East Bay Avenue, Newport Beach, Orange County. (FSY-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

b. Application No. 5-09-102 (Mr. & Mrs. John K. O'Brien, Newport Beach)  Application of Mr. & Mrs. John K. O'Brien to demolish one-story, single family home and construct 2,143 sq. ft., 29 ft. high, two-story single family home with attached 410 sq. ft. garage, roof deck, minimal grading for site preparation, hardscape improvements and minimal landscaping, no beachfront encroachments, at 3905 Seashore Drive, Newport Beach, Orange County. (LR-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

SAN DIEGO DISTRICT

6. CONSENT CALENDAR.  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Application No. 6-09-34 (Ready, San Diego)  Application of John & Mary Ready to demolish 5-unit apartment building & construct new 30 ft. high, three-story 3-unit apartment building with six on-site parking spaces on 4,234 sq.ft. oceanfront lot, at 704 - 710 Devon Court, Mission Beach, San Diego, San Diego County. (LRO-SD) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

b. Application No. 6-09-37 (UCSD, San Diego)  Application of University of California, San Diego to construct Phase II of Rady Management School consisting of an approx. 90 ft. high, 82,016 sq. ft. building with classrooms, labs offices, & landscaping and removal of 57 parking spaces, at North Campus,north of Eleanor Roosevelt College and west of Ridge Walk, UCSD, La Jolla, San Diego, San Diego County. (LRO-SD) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT (Los Angeles County)

7. 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. [APPROVED]

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

9. 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. 5-09-71 (City Of Long Beach, Department of Parks, Recreation, and Marine, Long Beach) Application of City Of Long Beach, Department Of Parks, Recreation, and Marine for Colorado Lagoon Restoration Project, which includes: 1) dredge and remove 32,500 cu.yds. of contaminated sediments, 2) re-contour lagoon banks, 3) divert storm drains, construct two bioswales, and install other water quality improvements, 4) clean tidal culvert between lagoon and Marine Stadium (with use of temporary cofferdams); 5) demolish northern paved parking lot, access road and restroom, 6) landscape park with native plants, 7) construct public access trails, and 8) construct observation pier with thirty piles, at 5119 E. Colorado Street, Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT (Orange County)

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 Long Beach office at (562) 590-5071. [APPROVED]

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

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

a. City Of Laguna Beach LCP Amendment No. LGB-MAJ-2-9  (Biological Resources Policies and Maps). Time Extension. Public hearing and action to extend 90-day time limit to act on the City of Laguna Beach's request to revise and update Topics 8 (Vegetation and Wildlife Resources) and 9 (Watersheds and Watercourses) of the Open Space/Conservation Element portion of Local Coastal Program (LCP) land use plan by adding to the Biological Resource Value Map, and Major Watersheds and Drainages Courses Map, and related text to include the South Laguna and Laguna Canyon Annexation Areas.  The amendment also proposes reorganization of Topic 8 policies in addition to new policy language.  The addition of new topic, Topic 15 (Constraint Mapping), is also proposed. (KFS-LB)  [APPROVED]

13. 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. 5-09-106 (Richard J. Livoni Second Family Limited Partnership, Newport Beach)  Application of Richard J. Livoni Second Family Limited Partnership to remove unpermitted retaining walls and beach access stairway from bluff face, regrade lower bluff to natural contours, extend lower deck, add new caisson-supported deck with enclosed bathroom and spa equipment room, 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 to location outside of Coastal Zone.  Native landscaping is also proposed, at 3335 Ocean Blvd., Newport Beach, Orange County. (TH-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

b. Application No. 5-09-113 (City Of Newport Beach, Newport Beach)  Application of City Of Newport Beach for habitat restoration project consisting of 107,400 cu.yds. dredge and 63,100 cu.yds. fill to realign Back Bay Drive in order to restore 3.6 acres of historic tidal wetlands at mouth of Big Canyon Creek; to construct four new culverts under realigned Back Bay Drive; 40,635 cu.yds. dredge and 12,515 cu.yds. fill to re-grade Big Canyon Creek into 140 ft. wide and 9 ft. -16 ft. deep wider channel for riparian restoration; to modify existing freshwater marsh requiring 47,310 cu.yds. dredge and 34,650 cu.yds. fill; invasive plant species removal and planting of natives; relocation of 35-space public parking lot and restroom facilities; new 1,100 sq.ft. amphitheater in new interpretive area, trails, new entrance from Jamboree Road to existing maintenance road and expansion of road with new erosion protection work, at Big Canyon Creek, Newport Beach, Orange County. (LR-LB) [POSTPONED]

SAN DIEGO DISTRICT

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 San Diego office at (619) 767-2370. [APPROVED]

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

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

a. City of Carlsbad LCP Amendment No. 1-08 A & B (Palomar Airport Road Driveway and Legoland).  Public hearing and action on request of City of Carlsbad to amend both the Land Use Plan and Implementation Plan to update the Carlsbad Ranch Specific Plan regarding the Armstrong Nursery/Flower Fields site to accommodate internal circulation changes and a new westbound driveway on Palomar Airport Rd. and the Legoland Park property to allow revisions in the Inner/Outer Park areas, along with incorporation of a minor/major LCP and Specific Plan amendment process. (TR-SD) [APPROVED]

b. City of Encinitas LCP Amendment No. 2-08 (Sign Ordinance Revisions). Public hearing and action on request by City of Encinitas to amend its certified Implementation Plan by revising the City's sign ordinance (Sec. 30.60) to ban new billboards and allow for sign message substitution. (GDC-SD) [POSTPONED]

c. City of Del Mar LCP Amendment No. DMR-MAJ-1-09 (Modifications to Parking Requirements).  Public hearing and action on request by the City of Del Mar to amend its LCP, both LUP and IP, to address common, shared and off-site parking, parking spaces for persons with disabilities, and establish an in-lieu fee program for parking space reductions in the LCP as a whole.  (EL-SD) [POSTPONED]

d.  City of San Diego LCP Amendment No. PEN-MAJ-3-08B (Pt. Loma Townhomes).  Public hearing and action on request by City of San Diego to amend its Peninsula Community Plan LUP to redesignate 1.65 acre site bounded by Carleton, Scott and Dickens Streets from Industrial (fishing/marine-related) to Commercial use.  (LRO-SD) [POSTPONED]

17. NEW APPEALS.  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

[An addendum has been appended to the staff report for item 17a below on August 11.]

a. Appeal No. A-6-ENC-09-40 (Okun, Encinitas)  Appeal by Commissioners Wan & Shallenberger from decision of City of Encinitas granting permit with conditions to Leonard Okun to demolish portions of home (that straddles 2 lots) and construct 2,986 sq. ft. two-story home with 447 sq. ft. garage and 1,677 sq. ft. basement on blufftop lot, at 828 Neptune Avenue (Lot 18), Encinitas, San Diego County. (GDC-SD)[SUBSTANTIAL ISSUE FOUND - TO CONTINUE]

[An addendum has been appended to the staff report for item 17b below on August 11.]

b. Appeal No. A-6-ENC-09-41 (Okun, Encinitas)  Appeal by Commissioners Wan & Shallenberger from decision of City of Encinitas granting permit with conditions to Leonard Okun to demolish portions of home (that straddles 2 lots) and construct 3,136 sq. ft., two-story home with 459 sq. ft. garage and 1,798 sq. ft. basement on blufftop lot, at 828 Neptune Avenue (Lot 19), Encinitas, San Diego County. (GDC-SD) [SUBSTANTIAL ISSUE FOUND - TO CONTINUE]

[An addendum has been appended to the staff report for item 17c below on August 11.]

c. Appeal No. A-6-PSD-09-43 (San Diego Unified Port District, San Diego) Appeal by Katheryn Rhodes, Conrad Hartsell, Ian Trowbridge, Catherine M. O'Leary Carey, John M. Carey, Scott Andrews, Navy Broadway Complex Coalition & Commissioners Sara Wan & Mary Shallenberger from decision of Port of San Diego granting permit with conditions to San Diego Unified Port District for various improvements along North Harbor Drive to include construction of 105 ft. wide esplanade, public plaza at foot of West Broadway, gardens, shade pavilions, ticket kiosks, information building, walk-up café & restrooms; also included are median improvements on West Broadway between North Harbor Drive and Pacific Highway and re-striping to provide additional turn lane to Grape Street and North Harbor Drive intersection, at North Harbor Drive, from the B Street Pier to south of Broadway Pier, San Diego, San Diego County. (DL-SD) [SUBSTANTIAL ISSUE FOUND - TO CONTINUE]

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. 6-08-37 (22nd District Ag. Assoc., Del Mar) Application of 22nd District Agricultural Association to remove accumulated sediment, debris and vegetation within 12-ft.-wide strip through middle of Stevens Creek (1,150 lineal ft.) for flood protection.  Project also includes use of silt curtains, removal of non-native vegetation, planting of native vegetation, monitoring and maintenance, along portion of northern boundary of Del Mar Fairgrounds, Del Mar, San Diego County.  (EL-SD) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

b.  Application No. 6-08-110 (Encinitas opportunistic sand program)  Application of City of Encinitas for opportunistic beach fill program to capitalize on opportunities to obtain beach-quality  sand from upland or dredging projects in region for placement on Batiquitos & Moonlight Beaches, Encinitas, San Diego County. (GDC-SD) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

[An addendum has been appended to the staff report for item 18c below on August 11.]

c.  Application No. 6-09-5 (JRJ Partners, Solana Beach)  Application of JRJ Partners, LLC to construct below-grade tied-back caisson retention system at the top of coastal bluff seaward of existing home, at 611 West Circle Drive, Solana Beach, San Diego County. (GDC-SD) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

[An addendum has been appended to the staff report for item 18d below on August 11.]

d. Application No. 6-09-15 (San Diego Regional Airport Authority, San Diego) Application of San Diego Regional Airport Authority to construct a two-story, 468,389 sq.ft. expansion of Terminal 2 including 10 new aircraft boarding gates, ticket lobby areas, security screening area, concessions, baggage handling facilities & restrooms. Also proposed is the construction of new second level roadway for departures at upper level Terminal 2 and three ancillary structures in existing Terminal 2 visitor parking lot, including 10,000 sq.ft. replacement USO facility, 6,000 sq.ft. parking management building & 13,500 sq.ft. expansion of Central Utility Plant. Expansion of existing airport parking lot at intersection of Pacific Highway and Sassafras Street to replace all 500 spaces parking spaces lost as a result of terminal expansion, at San Diego International Airport, North Harbor Drive, San Diego, San Diego County. (DL-SD) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

Future Meetings:  The next meetings of the Coastal Commission September 9-10, 2009 in Eureka and October 7-9, 2009 in Oceanside.