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JANUARY 2011 Agenda
Long Beach – City Council Chambers
333 West Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 972-9854


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

This has been updated at 12:30 p.m., Thursday, December 30, 2010

9:00 a.m.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 13, 2011

1.  CALL TO ORDER.

2.  ROLL CALL.

3.  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.

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT (Los Angeles County)

4. ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT APPLICATIONS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a.  Application No. 5-10-265 (Bratengen, Long Beach) Application of Mr. Kjell Bratengen to remove and replace private U-shaped floating boat dock and gangway in same location using existing piles, at 5436 The Toledo, Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB)

5.  CONSENT CALENDAR. See AGENDA CATEGORIES Motion and Vote 

a. Application No. 5-10-261 ( City of Los Angeles Public Works Dept., Los Angeles) Application of City of Los Angeles Dept. of Public Works to re-ballast Hyperion Treatment Plant’s 5-mi. outfall by importing 20,000 cu.yds. of 8, 10, and 12-minus rock ballast and placing it along sides of last 3.5 miles of outfall pipe. Discharge of rock ballast will be localized to reduce sedimentation and turbidity, at 1200 Vista Del Mar, Playa del Rey, Los Angeles (AP-LB)

b.  Application No. 5-10-273 (City of Long Beach Seawall Project, Long Beach) Application of City of Long Beach Dept. of Public Works to repair 400-ft. long segment of existing vertical concrete seawall by coring 4-in. diameter holes and installing soil anchors, with storage of temporarily-displaced boat docks at terminus of The Colonnade, at Naples Canal (north seawall, between 5607 Naples Canal and The Colonnade), , Naples Island, Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB)

c. Application No. 5-10-255 (Chhabria, Hermosa Beach) Application of Raju Chhabria to demolish single family home, and construct 29 ft. 7 in. high, 4,489 sq.ft. single family home on beachfront lot, at 808 The Strand, Hermosa Beach, Los Angeles County. (JDA-LB)

SAN DIEGO DISTRICT

6.  CONSENT CALENDAR. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.    Motion and Vote

a. Application No. 6-10-75 (San Diego Ocean Beach restroom replacement) Application of City of San Diego, Engineering and Capital Projects Dept. for partial demolition of existing restroom building and construction of 1,100 sq.ft., 1-story public restroom and shower facility on public beach, at 5195 Brighton Avenue, Ocean Beach, San Diego, San Diego County. (ES-SD)

b. Application No. 6-10-81 (Caltrans, San Diego Co.) Application of California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) to widen off ramp from northbound Interstate 5 to Las Pulgas Road from 1 to 2 lanes, and to widen portion of eastbound Las Pulgas Road from 1 to 2 lanes, within State’s right-of-way, at northbound Interstate 5 off ramp to Las Pulgas Road, Camp Pendleton, San Diego County. (GB-SD)

c. Application No. 6-10-86 (SeaWorld, San Diego) Application of SeaWorld San Diego to construct improvements to update existing Shamu Show to include new stage set, lights and fountains, at 500 SeaWorld Drive, Mission Bay Park, San Diego, San Diego County. (MA-SD)

d. Application No. 6-10-87 (Bahia Hotel, San Diego) Application of the Bahia Hotel to remove remaining elements of failed pier and gangway, placement and removal of temporary access dock and gangway and construction of new access gangway and causeway to docks, at 998 West Mission Bay Drive, Mission Bay Park, San Diego, San Diego County. (DL-SD)

SAN DIEGO DISTRICT

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 San Diego office at (619) 767-2370.

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

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

a.  Carlsbad LCP Amendment No. 3-08 (HMP Implementation) Time Extension. Public hearing and action to extend the 60-day time limit for Commission action up to one year on request by the City of Carlsbad to adopt the city-wide implementation program for its certified Habitat Management Plan. (DNL-SD)
 Motion and Vote
 
b.  Carlsbad LCP Amendment No. 4-09C (Adult Business Ordinance). Public hearing and action on request by the City of Carlsbad to amend several chapters of its Implementation Plan (IP) to update the definitions and location requirements for adult businesses. (TR-SD)
 Motion and Vote
 
c.  Encinitas LCP Amendment No. 4-10 (Cardiff-by-the-Sea Specific Plan) Time Extension. Public hearing and action to extend the 60-day time limit for Commission action up to one year on request by the City of Encinitas to adopt the Cardiff-by-the-Sea Specific Plan as part of its certified Implementation Plan for the Cardiff community. (DNL-SD)
 Motion and Vote

10. 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. 6-10-37 (Solana Beach public beach access stair replacement) Application of City of Solana Beach to remove and replace Del Mar Shores public beach access stairway and add lifeguard observation station, on bluff and beach fronting 190 Del Mar Shores Terrace (condominiums), Solana Beach, San Diego County. (DL-SD)

[The staff report for item 10b below was updated to include exhibits on December 5.]

b.  Application No. 6-10-64 (Riviera Pacific, San Diego) Application of Riviera Pacific, LLC to remodel 8,665 sq.ft., legal non-conforming 4-unit, 3-story, structure located on 5,104 sq. ft. bayfront lot, including various interior and exterior renovations, landscaping modifications, partial reconfiguration of existing roof, and demolition of 36 percent of exterior walls, reducing total existing square footage by 125 sq. feet, at 3726 Riviera Drive, Pacific Beach, San Diego, San Diego County. (MA-SD)
 Motion and Vote

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.

a.  Permit No. F9010-A3 (All Creatures Hospital, Inc., San Diego) Request by All Creatures Hospital, Inc. to amend permit for construction of veterinary clinic to delete Special Condition No. 1 requiring recordation of open space easement over floodplain portion of 60,092 sq. ft. site, at 3665 Via de la Valle, North City, San Diego, San Diego County. (TR-SD)
 Motion and  Vote

SOUTH CENTRAL COAST DISTRICT

12.  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.  City of Ventura LCP Amendment No. SBV-MAJ-1-08 (Midtown Corridors Development Code) and No. SBV-MAJ-2-08 (Downtown Specific Plan) Certification Review. Concurrence with Executive Director’s determination that action by the City of Ventura, acknowledging receipt, acceptance, and agreement with the Commission’s certification with suggested modifications, is legally adequate. (AT-V)

13.  CONSENT CALENDAR (removed from Regular Calendar). See AGENDA CATEGORIES
 Motion and Vote

14. NOTICE OF IMPENDING DEVELOPMENT.

a.  UCSB Notice of Impending Development No. 3-10 (West Campus Bluffs Vernal Pool Enhancement Project) Public hearing action on Notice of Impending Development by the University of California, Santa Barbara for enhancement of degraded vernal pool by improving existing 11,775 sq.ft. vernal pool habitat by additional 1,875 sq. ft., improvement of 200 linear ft. of existing public access trail, and 134 cu.yds. of grading (67 cu.yds. of cut and 67 cu.yds. of fill) on West Campus of the University of California, Santa Barbara. (ADB-V)
 Motion and Vote

15. 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.

[ Items 15a and 15b below share a single, combined staff report.]
 
 Motion and  Vote
 
 Motion and Vote
 
a. Appeal No. A-4-VNT-08-057 (Ventura County Harbor Dept.) Appeal by Graham and Bella Galliford, Arnie and Sherri Friedman, Chester and Jane Haines, and Bob Jurik on County of Ventura’s request to construct 1,700 sq.ft., maximum 33-ft. in height (as measured from finished floor elevation), lifeguard tower and public restroom building to replace previous lifeguard tower approximately 25 ft. in height and public restroom structure in approximately same location on North end of Silver Strand Beach, west of intersection of San Nicolas Avenue and Ocean Drive, Oxnard, Ventura County. (ADB-V)

b. Appeal No. A-4-VNT-08-100 (Ventura County Harbor Dept.) Appeal by Graham and Bella Galliford, Arnie and Sherri Friedman, and Chester and Jane Haines from decision of County of Ventura granting amendment to permit allowing Ventura County Harbor Dept. to construct 1,700 sq.ft., maximum 33 ft. in height, lifeguard tower and public restroom building on Silver Strand Beach, as amended to prohibit construction of future shoreline protective device(s) to protect proposed structure, located west of intersection of San Nicolas Avenue and Ocean Drive, Ventura County. (ADB-V)

c.  Application No. 4-10-034 (Duong, Los Angeles Co.) Application of Hinh Duong to construct 2-story, 35 ft. high, 768 sq.ft. single family home with attached 370.5 sq.ft., 2-car garage, 558 sq.ft. rooftop patio, 583 sq. ft. of deck space, private 1,500 gal. septic system, and 565 cu.yds. of grading (185 cu.yds. of cut, 380 cu.yds. of fill, and 195 cu.yds. of import), 4043 Latigo Canyon Road, Malibu, Los Angeles County. (ADB-V)

d.  Application No. 4-10-067 (Hirsch, Los Angeles Co.) Application of Lindsay Hirsch to construct first and second floor 482 sq.ft. addition to 35-ft. high, 3-story 1,430 sq.ft. single family home with attached 3-car, 840 sq.ft., garage/basement within Monte Nido small lot subdivision. No change in building footprint or height is proposed; no grading is proposed, located at 25660 Aline Way, Calabasas, Santa Monica Mountains, Los Angeles County. (JJ-V)

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT (Los Angeles County)

15.5.  DEPUTY DIRECTOR'S REPORT FOR LOS ANGELES COUNTY. 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

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

 
17. LOCAL COASTAL PROGRAMS (LCPs) See AGENDA CATEGORIES.
 
a.  City of Long Beach, LCP Amendment No. LOB-MAJ-2-10. Time Extension. Public hearing and action to extend time limit for Commission action up to 1-year to consider certification of City of Long Beach LCP Amendment No. 2-10. Amendment 2-10 would amend the Downtown Shoreline Planned Development District (PD-6) to remove the 150,000 gross square foot limit on size of aquarium allowed in Shoreline Park (Subarea 6). (CP-LB)
 Motion and Vote

18. 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. 5-10-211 (Grand Prix Association of Long Beach & City of Long Beach, Long Beach) Application of Grand Prix Association of Long Beach & City of Long Beach for 2011 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (April 15-17, 2011), including installation and removal of temporary facilities for traffic and public accommodations, at Pacific Terrace area; bordered by Ocean Blvd, North; Long Beach marina on south; Los Angeles River on west; The Villa Riviera on east, Downtown Shoreline, Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB)
 Return to Item
 
 Motion and  Vote
 
b.  Application No. 5-10-263 (City of Long Beach, Marine Bureau, Long Beach) Application of City of Long Beach, Marine Bureau for the Alamitos Bay Marina renovation project to renovate public marina facilities, including replacement of all docks and piles in Basins 1 through 7 (1,967 existing slips replaced by 1,625 new slips) repair of seawalls, installation of temporary 200-ft. long dock, maintenance dredging, creation of 10,500 sq. ft. eelgrass mitigation area in Marine Stadium, renovation/replacement of 13 restrooms, parking lot improvements, and landscaping, at 205 Marina Drive, Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB)
 Public Comment on Item
 
 Return to Staff
 
 Return to Commission
 
 Motion and Vote
 
Amending  Motion and  Vote

19. 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. 5-91-286-A8 (City of Los Angeles, Dept. of Public Works) Request by City of Los Angeles, Dept. of Public Works to amend Special Condition No. 3 to allow sale of 6 of remaining 20 City owned canyon rim lots (15229, 15233, 15241, 15253, 15261 and 15265 De Pauw Street). Money would be directed to an established Trust Fund and used solely for completion of all remaining phases of development of Potrero Canyon Park restoration project. Monies generated from sale of these 6 lots would fund design of final grading plans and park plans for Potrero Canyon Park restoration project. Permission to sell additional lots will require application for subsequent amendment, at 15101 Pacific Coast Highway, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (AP-LB)

ENFORCEMENT

20. ENFORCEMENT REPORT. Report by Chief of Enforcement on Statewide Enforcement Program. (LAH-SF)

 STATEWIDE

CLOSED SESSION.  At a convenient time during the meeting, the Commission (CCC) will have a closed session to discuss items of pending litigation, including:

Malibu Colony Neighbors Alliance v. CCC (Cal. Dept. of Parks & Rec., RPI)  Govt. Code §11126(e)(2)(A). 
Wetlands Defense Fund et al. v. CCC (Cal. Dept. of Parks & Rec. et al., RPI) Govt. Code §11126(e)(2)(A). 
City of Malibu v. CCC (Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy et al., RPI) Govt. Code §11126(e)(2)(A). 
Ramirez Canyon Preservation Fund v. CCC (Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy et al., RPI) Govt. Code §11126(e)(2)(A). 
Sierra Club v. Cal. Dept of Parks & Rec (County of San Luis Obispo et al., RPI) Govt. Code §11126(e)(2)(A). 
Security National Guaranty v. CCC  Govt. Code §11126(e)(2)(A). 
CCC v. Allen Govt. Code §11126(e)(2)(A). 
CCC v. Witter et al.  Govt. Code §11126(e)(2)(A). 

The Commission is authorized to discuss these matters in a closed session pursuant to Government Code Sections 11126(e)(2)(A) and (2)(C). In addition, the Commission may consider matters which fall under Government Code Section 11126(e)(2)(B) or (2)(C). The Commission may also consider personnel matters which fall under Government Code Section 11126(a). 

 
10.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES.

11.  COMMISSIONERS' REPORTS.

12.  CONSERVANCY REPORT.

13.  SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS CONSERVANCY REPORT.

14.  DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL'S REPORT.

15.  EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT including reports and possible Commission action on legislation and water quality.

Future Meetings: The next meetings of the Coastal Commission February 9-11, 2011 in San Diego County and March 9-11 in Santa Cruz County..