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October 2009 Agenda

Oceanside City Council Chambers
300 North Coast Hwy.
Oceanside, CA 92054
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This has been updated at 9 a.m., Tuesday, October 6, 2009.

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9:00 a.m.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2009

1.  CALL TO ORDER.

2.  ROLL CALL.

 GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT.  Public comments will be heard at 9 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.

STATEWIDE

2.5. SAN DIEGUITO WETLAND RESTORATION PROJECT FIELD TRIP. On Thursday, October 8, 2009, the Commission will take a field trip to view the San Dieguito wetland restoration project. The field trip will begin at the end of the Commission’s regular session. Because space on the bus is limited, members of the public who cannot be accommodated on the bus may follow in their private vehicles. Members of the public interested in going on the field trip should contact the Coastal Commission at (415) 904-5200 and asked to register for the field trip. (SMH/SF) [CANCELLED]

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT (Los Angeles County)

3.  CONSENT CALENDAR.  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

 Motion and Vote 

a. Application No. 5-09-124 (Iyar, Hermosa Beach) Application of Mr. & Mrs. Subrah S. Iyar to demolish duplex and construct 30 ft.-high, 3,961 sq.ft. single-family home with attached 2 car garage and 1 guest parking space, at 2108 The Strand, Hermosa Beach, Los Angeles County. (AP-LB)

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT (Orange County)

4. ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT APPLICATIONS.  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a.  Application No. 5-09-097 (Bolong Trust, Huntington Beach) Application of Michael Bolong Trust to remove wooden cantilevered deck and replace with new 27 ft. long, wood deck cantilevered 5 ft. beyond bulkhead.  Also proposed along perimeter of deck new 42 in. high guardrail to be constructed of lower wood framed section and upper 24 inches would be etched glass, at 3281 Devon Circle, Huntington Beach, Orange County. (MV-LB) 

5.  CONSENT CALENDAR.  See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

 Motion and Vote

a.  Application No. 5-09-130 (Steuber, Seal Beach) Application of Robert & Catherine Steuber to demolish duplex and construct ocean-fronting, 2,521 sq.ft., 25-ft. above finished grade, 2-story single-family home with attached 497 sq.ft., 2-car garage, and grading consisting of 89 cu.yds. of import, at 1517 Seal Way, Seal Beach, Orange County.(FSY-LB)

SOUTH CENTRAL COAST DISTRICT

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 Ventura office at (805) 585-1800.

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

 Motion and Vote 

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

a. County of Santa Barbara LCP Amendment No. MAJ-4-07-A (Countywide Land Use & Development Code).  Public hearing and action on request by County of Santa Barbara to amend its LCP to replace the existing Coastal Zoning Ordinance (Article II) with the new Santa Barbara County Land Use and Development Code to apply to all areas of the County except for the Montecito Community area, Santa Barbara County. (SLG-V) [POSTPONED]

b. County of Santa Barbara LCP Amendment No. MAJ-4-07-B (Montecito Land Use & Development Code). Public hearing and action on request by County of Santa Barbara to amend its LCP to establish a separate Land Use and Development Code for Montecito that would supersede the applicable provisions of the existing Coastal Zoning Ordinance (Article II) Montecito, Santa Barbara County. (SH-V) [POSTPONED]

c. County of Santa Barbara LCP Amendment No. MAJ-4-07-C (Montecito Zone Change). Public hearing and action on request by County of Santa Barbara to amend its LCP to rezone two parcels from Retail Commercial to Neighborhood Commercial, Montecito, Santa Barbara County. (SLG-V)  [POSTPONED]

d.  City of Santa Barbara LCP Amendment No. MAJ-2-09 (Meigs & Lighthouse Roads) Time Extension. Public hearing and action to extend the time limit for action for one year on City of Santa Barbara’s request to amend its Local Coastal Program by amending the Local Coastal Plan land use designation from Major Public and Institutional to Residential-Five Dwelling Units per Acre, amend the Zoning Ordinance and map to change the zoning from Park and Recreation and Coastal Overlay Zone to One-Family Residential and Coastal Overlay Zone on 10.41 acres located at 210, 216 Meigs Road and 290 Lighthouse Road, City of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County. (JJ-V)

 Motion and Vote 

9. LONG RANGE DEVELOPMENT PLAN.

 [Items 9a and 10a below share a single, combined staff report.]

a. UCSB Long Range Development Plan Amendment 1-09 (Ocean Science Education Building). Public hearing and action on request by the University of California at Santa Barbara to amend its LRDP to reconfigure potential building location number 25 and relocation of approximately 260 linear feet of Class I bicycle path and parking, Main Campus, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County. (ADB-V)

 Motion and Vote 

 Motion and Vote

10. NOTICE OF IMPENDING DEVELOPMENT.

a. UCSB Notice of Impending Development No. 1-09 (Ocean Science Education Building). Public hearing and action on Notice of Impending Development by the University of California at Santa Barbara for construction of 31 ft.-high, 2-wing, 2-story, LEED Certified, 15,284 gross sq.ft. building (9,730 assignable square-feet); relocation of approximately 260 linear-ft. Class I bicycle path and parking; relocation of service access road; construction of bus turnout on Lagoon Road, sidewalks, courtyard, landscaping, and grading (280 cu.yds. cut and 230 cu.yds. fill) at U.C. Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County. (ADB-V)

 Motion and Vote

11. 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 11a below on October 5.]

a.  Application No. 4-07-094 (Los Angeles County Dept. of Public Works, Los Angeles Co.) Application of Los Angeles County Public Works Dept. to remove debris and dispose from Dry Canyon Creek and repair county road by means of re-compacting approximately 33 cu.yds. of unstable slope by creating benched-toe at top of slope and through placement of approximately 85 tons of light rock over geo-fabric layer with mixed native vegetation, Los Angeles County. (ADB-V)

b. Application No. 4-08-075 (Eller & Grandpoint, LLC. Los Angeles Co.) Application of Donald Eller and Grandpoint, LLC to redivide 3 parcels (4.9-acres, 4.9-acres, and 10.22-acres in size) and create 3 new parcels (2.2-acres, 2.7-acres, and 15.12-acres in size) and to donate approximately 10-acres of proposed 15.12-ac. parcel to the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority in fee title, at East of Saddlepeak Road, approximately 700 feet southeast of Whitney Road, Santa Monica Mountains, Los Angeles County. (BJC-V) [POSTPONED]

[An addendum has been appended to the staff report for item 11c below on October 6.]

c.  Application No. 4-09-018 (Rancho Guadalupe Dune Preserve, Santa Barbara Co.) Application of Center for Natural Lands Management to construct 3,500 ft.-long (0.7 mile) 4-strand barbed wire fence and after-the-fact approval of previously constructed 1,400 ft.-long (0.3 mile) 4-strand barbed wire fence along Santa Maria River Estuary to exclude cattle from sensitive habitat areas utilized by western snowy plover and California least terns at the Rancho Guadalupe Dune Preserve, Guadalupe, Santa Barbara County. (AT-V)

12. 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.

a.  Permit No. 4-99-276-A3 (Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District, Malibu) Request by Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District to amend permit to eliminate Special Condition No. 6 (Athletic Field Lighting Restriction) to allow operation of temporary light standards on football field for maximum of 16 nights per football season (September-December) at Malibu High School, 30215 Morning View Drive, Malibu, Los Angeles County. (DC-V)

 Motion and  Vote 

13. REVISED FINDINGS.

a.  City of Malibu LCP Amendment No. MAL-MAJ-1-08 (Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy and Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority). City of Malibu LCP amendment “override” to add or modify land use policies and development standards for and related to a Malibu Parks Public Access Enhancement Plan Overlay. (PV-V)

 Motion and Vote 

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.

 Motion and Vote 

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

a.  City of Long Beach LCP Amendment No. LOB-MAJ-09-02 (Time Extension ). Public hearing and action to extend time limit for Commission action up to one year for certification of City of Long Beach LCP Amendment No. LOB-MAJ-09-02.  The LCP amendment would amend the implementing ordinances for the Downtown Shoreline area (PD-6) to allow a second hotel to be built in Subarea 5, at 290 Baystreet, Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB)

 Motion and Vote 

17. 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. 5-09-92 (City of Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, Los Angeles Co.) Application of City of Avalon to remove public pier and 74 timber piles, and replace it in same footprint with 108’x 36’ public pier supported by eight 24-in. diameter polyethylene-coated steel piles. The new pier will support fueling station, public restrooms, and 1-story café, at Casino Point, Avalon Bay, Santa Catalina Island, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB) [POSTPONED]

18. 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.

a.  Application No. 5-91-286-A7 (City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles) Application of City of Los Angeles for slope stabilization within Potrero Canyon, between Alma Real Drive and Friends Street. The proposed stabilization would include construction of 2:1 fill slope with approximately 200,000 cu.yds. of fill, and include 4 terrace drains, at 15101 Pacific Coast Highway, Potrero Canyon, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (AP-LB)

19. PORT MASTER PLAN.

a.  Port of Los Angeles Amendment PLA-PMPA-24 (Certification Review). Commission action on Board of Harbor Commissioner’s adoption of Coastal Commission certification of Port Master Plan Amendment No. 24. (AL-LB)

 Motion and Vote 

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT (Orange County)

20.  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.

a.  City of Newport Beach LCP Amendment No. NPB-MAJ-1-07 (Land Use Changes). Certification Review. Concurrence with the Executive Director’s Determination that the action by the City of Newport Beach, accepting certification of NPB-MAJ-1-07 with modifications (which amends the certified Land Use Plan (LUP) by: (a) changing the land use classification and density/intensity system currently used in the LUP and LUP maps to reflect the new system adopted in the City General Plan’s Land Use Element Update; (b) changes land use designation of 55 sites involving several hundred properties in the coastal zone; and (c) revises and adds policies addressing land uses, site design, building volume, mass, clustering, setbacks, architecture, and nonconformities), is legally adequate, Orange County. (KFS-LB)

 Return to Item

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

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

[Exhibit 12 has been added to the staff report exhibit file for item 22a below on September 29.]

a.  Dana Point LCP Amendment DPT-MAJ-1-08 (Dana Point Harbor Revitalization Plan (LUP only). Public hearing and action on request by City of Dana Point to amend the Local Coastal Program Land Use Plan to incorporate the proposed Dana Point Harbor Revitalization Plan (replacing sections of the Dana Point Specific Plan relevant to the Dana Point Harbor (1986 LCP), that would establish new land use designations and boundaries throughout harbor; expand allowable development by approximately 153,000 sq.ft. (all uses) including commercial development (+7,300 sq.ft. retail/+50,000 sq.ft. restaurant), enlarged hotel (136 rooms to 220 rooms) plus conference facilities, new marine retail (9,100 sq.ft.), among other expanded uses; change parking requirements; reduce space allocated for surface boat storage; and change height limit to allow for 65 ft. tall dry stack storage building for 400 boats and up to 60 ft. tall commercial buildings, in Dana Point Harbor, Orange County. (FSY-LB)

 Public Comment on Item

 Return to Commission

 Motion and Vote

 Motion and Vote

Amending  Motion and  Vote

Amending  Motion and Vote

Amending  Motion and  Vote

 Report from Closed Session