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February 2012 Agenda

Santa Cruz County
Board of Supervisors Chambers
701 Ocean Street
Santa Cruz
, CA 95060
(831) 588-4112

 

10:00 A.M

WEDNESDAY, February 8, 2012

1.  CALL TO ORDER.

2.  ROLL CALL.

3.  AGENDA CHANGES.

4.  GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT. Public comments will be heard at 10:00 am for items not on the agenda, for no more than 30 minutes. For those unable to attend the early comment period, there will be additional comment time available later in the day.

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT (Los Angeles County)

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

a. Application No. 5-11-250 (Cattani et. al., Hermosa Beach) Application of Arnold Cattani et. al. to demolish single family home and construct new, 30 ft.-high, 4,183 sq.ft. single family home, at 920 The Strand, Hermosa Beach, Los Angeles County. (JDA-LB

b. Application No. 5-11-304 (Muchin, Los Angeles) Application of Mr. & Mrs. Jerry & Carol Muchin to remodel and convert 3,992 sq.ft. duplex into 3-level, 30-ft. high, 4,713 sq.ft. single-family home with new attached 2-car garage on 3,800 sq.ft. beachfront lot, at 5401 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB)

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT (Orange County)

6.  ADMINISTRATIVE CALENDAR. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Application No. 5-11-253 (McCalla, Newport Beach) Application of Don McCalla to add 240 sq.ft. deck to existing U-shaped floating dock; plus remove and replace 88 sq.ft. of decking on headwalk of existing U-shaped floating dock; no new piles nor work is proposed to existing piles, gangway or 5' x 47' cantilevered patio deck, at 105 Linda Isle, Newport Beach, Orange County. (LR-LB)

b. Application No. 5-11-276 (Black, Newport Beach) Application of Ed Black to demolish 345 sq.ft. L-shaped floating dock and construct new 390 sq.ft. L-shaped floating dock, remove and replace gangway and three, 14" diameter concrete support piles; new piles, relocate floating dock and gangway 3' to west. No work is proposed to existing pier or pier platform, at 309 E. Edgewater, Newport Beach, Orange County. (LR-LB)

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

a. Application No. 5-11-48 (Preston, Laguna Beach) Application of Mr. & Mrs. Howard Preston for lot line adjustment between two lots and after-the-fact request for approval of construction of a new detached one-car garage with a storage room and wood trellis covered walk connecting the detached one-car garage with the existing single family residence, at 15 Vista Del Sol (Three Arch Bay), Laguna Beach, Orange County. (LR-LB)

b. Application No. 5-11-212 (Morgan, Laguna Beach) Application of Mr. & Mrs. Steve Morgan to demolish 2-story, 3,130 sq.ft. single-family home, add 662 sq.ft. addition to residence and 65 sq.ft. addition to existing 2-car garage, new basement foundation, grading consisting of 184 cu.yds. of cut, courtyard improvements including spa, water feature, fire feature and outdoor bbq and bluff side hardscape and landscape improvements including new outdoor spiral stair case, outdoor bbq/kitchen and fire feature on 11,366 sq.ft. bluff top lot, at 26 South La Senda (Three Arch Bay), Laguna Beach, Orange County. (LR-LB)

c. Application No. 5-11-213 (Matthews, Newport Beach) Application of Mr. & Mrs. John W. Matthews to merge 2 bluff top parcels on Newport Bay into one 19,597 sq.ft. parcel, demolish one of two existing homes, then substantially demolish, remodel and add to remaining structure resulting in 14 ft.-tall single-family home, with 7,054 sq.ft. first floor, 4,093 sq.ft. 6 car garage and 2,311 sq.ft. basement (total 13,458 sq.ft.),; with deepened footings and caisson foundation 2,601 cu.yds. of cut and export to location outside coastal zone and new landscape/hardscape, at 1718 and 1724 Galaxy Drive, Newport Beach, Orange County. (FSY-LB)

SAN DIEGO DISTRICT

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

a. Application No. 6-11-68 (Uy, San Diego) Application of Richard Uy to consolidate two lots into one, 4,944 sq.ft. lot and convert eight residential units to condominium ownership, at 3540 Mission Blvd., Mission Beach, San Diego, San Diego County. (MA-SD)

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT (Orange County)

9.  DEPUTY DIRECTOR’S REPORT FOR ORANGE 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.

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

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

a.  City of Laguna Beach LCP Amendment No. LGB-MAJ-3-11 (Public Noticing). Time Extension. Public hearing and action on extension of time limit to act on request by City of Laguna Beach to modify public notification procedures in the IP to require that tenants/residents within 100 feet of a proposed project are notified of public hearings for all discretionary projects; and expand the required content of public notices. (JDA-LB)
 Motion and Vote

12. 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. A-5-DPT-05-306 (Safari, Dana Point)Application of Mehrdad Safari to construct 14,017 sq.ft., 2-story, single-family home, 9-car parking garage, 2 separate 1-story accessory buildings totaling 3,407 sq. feet, and landscape/hardscape on a vacant 14.66 ac. lot; construction of retaining walls and grading to remediate landslides along Caribbean Drive and grading and to prepare site for development consisting of 15,452 cu.yds. of cut, 9,402 cu.yds. of fill and 6,050 cu.yds. of export to location outside of coastal zone; Creation of on-site 700 sq.ft. wetland mitigation due to grading, at 32354 Caribbean Drive, Dana Point, Orange County. (FSY-LB) [POSTPONED]

b.  Application No. 5-11-168 (Fischer, Newport Beach) Application of Desmond Fischer to demolish 2-story single-family home and construct new 6,814 sq.ft., 4-story single-family home with 390 sq.ft., 2-car garage and caisson foundation system on coastal bluff including paving, retaining walls, landscaping and irrigation. Grading consists of 2,750 cu.yds. of cut and export to area outside of coastal zone, at 3725 Ocean Blvd (Corona del Mar), Newport Beach, Orange County. (FSY-LB) [POSTPONED]

SAN DIEGO COAST DISTRICT

13.  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.

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

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

a.  Encinitas LCP Amendment No. 2-11 (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. (ES-SD)
 Motion and Vote

b.  Solana Beach LCP Land Use Plan Time Extension. Public hearing and action to extend the 90-day time limit for action for up to one year on request by City of Solana Beach to certify LCP Land Use Plan. (DL-SD)

16. NEW APPEALS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a.  Appeal No. A-6-OCN-11-80 (Altman, Oceanside) Appeal by Gregory and Dawn Swajian from decision of City of Oceanside granting permit with conditions to Deena Altman to construct 463 sq.ft. third-story addition and associated improvements to existing 3,042 sq.ft., 2-story over basement home, on 4,761 sq.ft. ocean-fronting lot, at 1823 South Pacific St., Oceanside, San Diego County. (TR-SD)
 Motion and  Vote

b.  Appeal No. A-6-NOC-12-005 (Sorrento Valley Holdings, San Diego Co.) Appeal by Commissioners Stone & Sanchez from decision of City of San Diego granting permit with conditions to Sorrento Valley Holdings I & II, L.P. for construction of one 30 ft.-high, 2-story, 33,368 sq.ft. office building and one 30 ft.-high, 3-story, 58,970 sq.ft. office building, to include surface and underground parking, access and drainage improvements and landscaping on 14.35 acre hilltop property, at 11965 and 12025 Sorrento Valley Road, Torrey Pines, San Diego, San Diego County. (MA-SD) [POSTPONED]

17. 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. 6-05-40-A2 (Solana Beach Parking Lot Time Restrictions) Request by City of Solana Beach to amend permit for Fletcher Cove beach park and parking lot improvements to add time restrictions on parking (4 hour limit on 74 spaces and 2 hour limit on 8 spaces) at off-site public parking lot (“Distillery Lot”) for one-year trial period, at 140 S. Sierra Avenue, Solana Beach, San Diego County. (MA-SD)

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT (Los Angeles County)

18.  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.

a.  Los Angeles County MDR-MAJ-1-11 (Marina del Rey). Certification Review. Concurrence with Executive Director's determination that action by Los Angeles County, accepting certification of MDR-MAJ-1-11 with modifications, is legally adequate. (AP-LB)

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

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

a.  City of Long Beach LCP Amendment No. LOB-MIN-1-11 (Minor). Concurrence with Executive Director's determination that proposed modifications to City of Long Beach certified LCP are minor, as follows: to remove the Tidelands Trust limitations from the portion of Subarea 5 of the Downtown Shoreline Planned Development District (PD-6) that was subject to the Exchange Agreement executed between the City and the State Lands Commission in 2011. The LCP amendment request affects both the Implementing Ordinances (LIP) and Land Use Plan (LUP) portions of the certified LCP. (CP-LB)
 
21. 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. 5-11-125 (McCarthy and Singer, Pacific Palisades) Application of Darrach McCarthy and Lucia Singer to demolish single family home and construct new, 33 ft.-high, 4,614 sq.ft. single family home, at 160 N. Ocean Way, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles County. (JDA-LB)
 Motion and  Vote
 
Amending  Motion and  Vote

b.  Application No. 5-11-271 (Hickerson, Los Angeles) Application of Glenn Hickerson to add eleventh dwelling unit in existing 10-unit residential building and seventeen on-site parking spaces, at 10 19th Ave., Venice, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB)

22. 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. 5-88-005-A (Lakota Properties, LLC, Los Angeles) Request by Lakota Properties, LLC to convert 3-level, 4,450 sq.ft. commercial/residential building into general office use, and enclose 650 sq.ft. second floor deck, resulting in a total of 5,100 sq. feet of general office space and 20 parking spaces, at 124 Washington Blvd, Venice, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB)

SOUTH 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 Ventura office at (805) 585-1800.

a.  City of Malibu Local Coastal Program Amendment No. 1-11-A (High School Lights) Certification Review. Concurrence with Executive Director’s determination that action by the City of Malibu accepting certification of Amendment No. 1-11-A with modifications, is legally adequate. (DC-V)

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

25. 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. 4-10-116 (Sadat, LLC, Los Angeles Co.) Application of Sadat, LLC to combine two lots, retire development credits of two lots, and construct 2-story, 35-ft. high, 1,734 sq.ft. single-family home with 542 sq.ft. attached garage, 1,013 sq.ft. of balconies, driveway, septic tank, seepage pits, and 43 cu.yds. of grading (43 cu.yds. cut) at 4133 Maguire Drive, Los Angeles County. (KSB-V)

CLOSED SESSION

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

CCC v. Feduniak, Govt. Code, section 11126(e)(2)(A)
Conroy v. CCC, Govt. Code, section 11126(e)(2)(A)
Laguna Terrace Park, LLC. v. CCC et al. , Govt. Code, section 11126(e)(2)(A)
Shea Homes, LP v. CCC, Govt. Code, section 11126(e)(2)(A)
Sierra Club v. Cal. Dept. of Parks & Recreation et al., Govt. Code, section 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).

 Closed Session Report

 STATEWIDE

26.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES.     Motion and Vote

27.  COMMISSIONERS' REPORTS.

28.  CONSERVANCY REPORT.

29.  SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS CONSERVANCY REPORT.

30.  DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL'S REPORT.

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

a.  Public Education Grants. Public hearing and action on proposed use of $26,000 reserve from sales of the Whale Tail License Plate. (CP & SBL - SF)

b.  Public Education Grants. Public hearing and action on proposed competitive grant awards from sales of the Whale Tail License Plate. (CP & SBL - SF)