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OCTOBER 2013 AGENDA

CROWNE PLAZA - SAN DIEGO
2270 HOTEL CIRCLE NORTH
SAN DIEGO, CA 92108

(415) 407-3211

Phone number will only be in service when the meeting is in session.

Please note: agenda items are subject to change.

8:30 A.M.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2013

1.  CALL TO ORDER.

2.  ROLL CALL.

3.  AGENDA CHANGES.

4.  GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT. Public comments will be heard at 8:30 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. ADMINISTRATIVE CALENDAR. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a.  Application No. 5-13-0512 (Tebrich, Long Beach) Application of Michael Tebrich to remove existing 6’x 29’ dock float and replace it with same-sized rectangular dock float in same location using existing davits on vertical seawall, and install new 3’x 4’ landing and new gangway at 170 Rivo Alto Canal, Naples Island, City of Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB) [APPROVED]

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

a. Application No. 5-13-086 (Ramras, Venice, Los Angeles) Application of Jay Ramras to construct 2-story (with basement), 35-ft. high (with 40-ft. high roof access structure), 3,628 sq.ft. single-family home with 624 sq.ft. attached garage on vacant 2,520 sq.ft. beachfront lot at 2715 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

b. Application No. 5-13-0342 (JCC Strand 136 LLC, Hermosa Beach) Application of JCC Strand 136 LLC to demolish single-family home and construct new 30-ft. high, 5,595 sq.ft. single-family home on beachfront lot at 136 The Strand, Hermosa Beach, Los Angeles County. (JDA-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

c. Application of 5-13-0476 (Venice Beach House Trust and Emery, Venice, Los Angeles) Application of Venice Beach House Trust (Howard Altman & Jason Sloane, Trustees), and Stephen Emery to remodel and add to combine 2 detached apartment buildings into one 3-story, 28-ft. high, 7,105 sq.ft. duplex with 1,106 sq.ft. (5-car) garage on 2 lots (5,279 sq.ft.) facing walk street. Reduce residential units from six to two units. Also, Includes landscaping portion of adjoining walk street, and 54’x 8.5’ swimming pool at 11-17 23rd Ave., Venice, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

d. Application No. 5-13-0652 (Kahl, Hermosa Beach) Application of Kelly Kahl to demolish single-family home and construct new, 25-ft. high, 6,767 sq.ft. single-family home on beachfront lot at 2728 The Strand, Hermosa Beach, Los Angeles County. (JDA-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT (Orange County)

7.  ADMINISTRATIVE CALENDAR. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Application No. 5-13-046 (Van Tuyl, Newport Beach) Application of Larry Van Tuyl to remove North-South facing 722 sq.ft. “U” shaped dock system with three, 14” guide piles and install reoriented East-West facing larger “U” shaped dock system, located at 103 Linda Isle, Newport Beach, Orange County. (FSY-LB) [APPROVED]

b. Application No. 5-13-101 (Farrell, Newport Beach) Application of Rick Farrell to remove existing dock and gangway and construct new dock with 4’ x 4’ pier approach; 10’ x 14’ pier platform; 3’ x 24’ gangway; 79’ x 6’ finger; 9’ x 10’ landing; 4’ x 11’ dock section; and 6’ x 5’ knee and install 3 new 18” square concrete piles and 2, 14” square concrete T-piles at 3324 Via Lido, Newport Beach, Orange County. (RAB-LB) [APPROVED]

c. Application No. 5-13-0305 (Cole and Whitesides, Newport Beach) Application of Don and Judy Cole, and Pam Whitesides, to remove existing dock and gangway and construct new dock with 3’ x 3’ triangular landing; 3’ x 24’ gangway, 31.5’ x 17.5’ dock landing; two 4’ x 4’ knees, and 79’ x 6’ finger and install 3 new 18” square concrete piles at 3326 and 3328 Via Lido, Newport Beach, Orange County. (RAB-LB) [APPROVED]

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

a. Application No. 5-13-070 (Gugasian, Newport Beach) Application of Levon Gugasian to demolish 2-story duplex and 2-car garage and construct new 3-story, 29-ft. high single-family home with 2,416 sq.ft. of total living area; attached 2-car, 426 sq.ft. garage; 680 sq.ft. decks; construction of 3-ft. high patio wall within City’s oceanfront encroachment area and no landscaping. Grading consist of 236 cu.yds. of cut and fill, at 3915 Seashore Dr., Newport Beach, Orange County. (RAB-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

b.  Application No. 5-13-0237 (Newport Property Ventures, LLC, Newport Beach) [ADDENDUM] Application of Newport Property Ventures, LLC to demolish 2-story home with 2,460 sq.ft. of living area and attached 450 sq.ft, 2-car garage and construct new 3-story, 29-ft. tall, single-family home with 2,460 sq.ft. of living area; attached 2-car, 475 sq.ft. garage; 845 sq.ft. decks and 50 sq.ft. balcony. Grading consists of 185 cu.yds. of cut and fill, at 4905 Seashore Dr., Newport Beach, Orange County. (RAB-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

c. Application No. 5-13-0650 (Valenzuela, Sunset Beach) Application of Troy and Vicky Valenzuela to demolish single-family home and construct new 34-ft. tall, 3-story 3,165 sq.ft. single-family home, attached 511 sq.ft. studio unit and attached 753 sq.ft. 3-car garage, interior courtyard, and small wood deck on 2,970 sq.ft. beachfront lot, at 16665 So. Pacific Dr., Huntington Beach (Sunset Beach), Orange County. (LR-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

SOUTH CENTRAL COAST DISTRICT

9.  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. [APPROVED]

10.  CONSENT CALENDAR (removed from Regular Calendar). See AGENDA CATEGORIES. [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]   Motion and Vote

11. LONG RANGE DEVELOPMENT PLAN.

a.  Pepperdine University LRDP Amendment No. 1-11, Part B (Night Lighting and Use of Marie Canyon Sports Field). [ADDENDUM] Public hearing and action on Pepperdine University’s request to amend its certified Long Range Development Plan to implement the University’s proposal to install Qualite-brand, high performance stadium lights and finalize the management of the new recreation area and orientation of the approved recreation field and the location of restrooms, within Marie Canyon, north of Huntsinger Circle Dr., and north of the main developed campus, Malibu, Los Angeles County. (MF-V) [WITHDRAWN]

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. 4-12-064 (Santa Barbara County Flood Control District, Devereux Creek) Application of Santa Barbara County Flood Control District for annual desilting program to remove up to 5,000 cu.yds. of sediment per year from lower Devereux Creek, disposal of excavated sediment at an upland disposal site, and yearly vegetation mowing along one side of the creek channel, 69254 Whittier Dr., Goleta, Santa Barbara County. (AG-V) [Moved to Consent Calendar, APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

b.  Application No. 4-12-067 (Los Angeles County Department of Public Works, Los Angeles Co.) Application of Los Angeles County to remove existing undersized 18” diameter, 27-ft. long, metal culvert located underneath Las Flores Heights road, and replace it with a 36” diameter, 27-ft. long, reinforced concrete culvert pipe, and construct 60” x 36” headwall with wing walls and debris posts on upslope (eastern) side of existing roadway, with 3.93 cu.yds. of cut grading, located at 21656 Las Flores Heights Rd., Los Angeles County. (MA-V) [Moved to Consent Calendar, APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT (Los Angeles County)

13.  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. [APPROVED]

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

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.

a.  Application No. 5-11-085 (City of Long Beach Naples Island Seawall Repair Project (Phase One)) Application of City of Long Beach for Naples Island Seawall Repair Project (Phase One) involving installation of 18-in. wide steel sheet-piles on water side of existing vertical concrete seawalls along both sides of Rivo Alto Canal (1,915 linear feet) resulting in fill of approx. 1,727 square feet of submerged soft-bottom habitat, and mitigation program involving excavation of north bank of Colorado Lagoon to create approx. 20,908 square feet of submerged soft bottom habitat to mitigate for loss of soft-bottom habitat for this first phase and five future phases of seawall repairs. Also includes new guardrails, landscape beds, sidewalks and street lighting at 95-166 Rivo Alto Canal (between Ravenna Drive Bridge and The Toledo east bridge), Naples Island, Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]
 
 Motion and  Vote
Amending  Motion and  Vote

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT (Orange County)

16.  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. [APPROVED]

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

18. NEW APPEALS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a.  Appeal No. A-5-HNB-12-298 (Russo& Steele Automobile Auctions, Huntington Beach) Appeal by Commissioners Bochco and Brennan of City of Huntington Beach granting permit to Russo & Steele Automobile Auctions for an annual fee-for-entry automobile auction for a period of 11 days during the month of June, each year until 2017, in public beach parking lot displacing up to 588 parking spaces to place temporary fencing for vendor/sponsor area and vehicle display area for 300 cars in 30,000 sq.ft. 26 ft. high tent, located at City Beach Parking Lots on ocean side of Pacific Coast Highway between Huntington St. and Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach, Orange County. (KFS-LB) [POSTPONED]

b.  Appeal No. A-5-LGB-13-0235 (Sanson, Laguna Beach) [ADDENDUM] Appeal by Sierra Club Save Hobo Aliso Task Force and Commissioners Brennan and Shallenberger of City of Laguna Beach permit granting after-the-fact approval to Jacqueline Sanson for a lot line adjustment to add approx. 7,200 sq.ft. of undeveloped land known to contain sensitive habitat to existing 8,000 sq.ft. parcel developed with a single-family residence located at 791 Barracuda Way, Laguna Beach, Orange County. (KFS-LB) [SUBSTANTIAL ISSUE FOUND, de Novo Hearing TO CONTINUE]

19. 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. 5-13-003 (City of Seal Beach, Bay City Partners & Marina Beach House, Seal Beach) Application of City of Seal Beach, Bay City Partners & Marina Beach House to subdivide and develop vacant 10.9 acre waterfront property (known as the DWP site) including public trust lands with 4.5 acre 32-lot residential development and 6.4 acre passive open space area, located at Southwest corner of 1st St. and Marina Dr., Seal Beach, Orange County. (FSY-LB) [POSTPONED]

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:

Beach & Bluff Conservancy v. CCC, Govt. Code Section 11126(e)(2)(A)
Cannery Row Marketplace LLC v. CCC et al., Govt. Code Section 11126(e)(2)(A)
City of Malibu v. CCC (Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy et al., RPI), Govt. Code Section 11126(e)(2)(A)
Lynch et al. v. CCC, Govt. Code Section 11126(e)(2)(A)
Norberg v. CCC, Govt. Code Section 11126(e)(2)(A)
San Diegans for Responsible Planning v. CCC (City of San Diego et al., RPI), Govt. Code Section 11126(e)(2)(A)
Security National Guaranty, Inc. v. State of California , Govt. Code Section 11126(e)(2)(A)
Security National Guaranty, Inc. v. State of California , Govt. Code Section 11126(e)(2)(A)
Steinberg v. CCC, 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).

 STATEWIDE

20.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES. [APPROVED]

21.  COMMISSIONERS' REPORTS.

22.  CONSERVANCY REPORT.

23.  SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS CONSERVANCY REPORT.

24.  SANTA MONICA BAY RESTORATION REPORT.

25.  DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL'S REPORT.

26.  EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT.

a. Legislation. Legislative report and possible Commission action. (CL/SC-SF)