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December 2014 Agenda

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This has been updated at 10:29 a.m. on Monday, December 8, 2014

Please note: agenda items are subject to change.

 

Thursday,
December 11, 2014

9:00 a.m.

  1. 1.   CALL TO ORDER.
  2. 2.   ROLL CALL.
  3. 3.   AGENDA CHANGES.
  4. 4.  GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT. Public comments will be heard at 9:00 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. Note: Comments made during the general public comment period regarding matters pending before the Commission do not become part of the official record for those matters.

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT (LOS ANGELES COUNTY)

  1. 5.  ADMINISTRATIVE CALENDAR. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.
    1. Application No. 5-14-1758 (Donaldson, Venice, Los Angeles) Application of Jillianne Donaldson to remodel and construct second-story addition to existing 803 sq.ft. single-family home, resulting in 1,659 sq.ft., 24-ft. high two-story single-family home at 2608 Ocean Ave., Venice, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (ZR-LB)
    2. Application No. 5-14-1815 (Jacobson, Venice, Los Angeles) Application of Greg Jacobson to construct 787 sq.ft. second story addition with 113 sq.ft. balcony to existing 1,207 sq.ft. single-family home at 343-28th Ave., Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (MS-LB)

STATEWIDE

  1. 6.  Public Education Program Annual Update. Public Education presentation on its activities and accomplishments for 2014. (CP-SF)

NORTH CENTRAL COAST DISTRICT

  1. 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 Francisco office at (415) 904-5260.
  2. 8.  CONSENT CALENDAR (removed from Regular Calendar). See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

CENTRAL COAST DISTRICT

  1. 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 Santa Cruz Office at (831) 427-4863.
  2. 10. CONSENT CALENDAR (removed from Regular Calendar). See AGENDA CATEGORIES.
  3. 11. LOCAL COASTAL PROGRAMS (LCPs). See AGENDA CATEGORIES.
    1.  Santa Cruz County LCP Amendment No. 3-SCO-14-0817-1 Part B (Signs). Public hearing and action on request by Santa Cruz County to amend IP Sections 13.10.324, 13.10.581, and 13.11.072, and to add IP Section 13.10.587 to the County's LCP addressing LCP sign provisions, including eliminating the variance procedure and establishing a new administrative sign "exception" permit process with public notice. (KK-SC)    Motion and Vote    Motion and Vote
    2.  San Luis Obispo County LCP Amendment No. LCP-3-SLO-14-0839-3 (Former Cambria Library Parcel Redesignation). Public hearing and action on request by San Luis Obispo County to redesignate a parcel at 900 Main St. in Cambria from Public Facilities to Commercial Retail, including associated text and map updates. (DR-SC)     Motion and Vote
  4. 12. NEW APPEALS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.
    1.    Appeal No. A-3-STC-14-0049 (La Bahia Hotel, Santa Cruz) Appeal by La Bahia Coalition of City of Santa Cruz decision granting permit with conditions to La Bahia LLC for partial demolition of, and new development associated with, existing historic La Bahia complex, to accommodate a 165-room hotel, including meeting and banquet rooms, restaurant, retail space, day spa, swimming pool, hotel support space, and parking garage at 215 Beach Street fronting Santa Cruz Main Beach, City of Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County. (KG-SC)   Motion and  Vote
  5. 13. 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.
    1.  Application No. A-3-MRB-06-064 (Black Hill Villas, Morro Bay) Application of Wayne Colmer (on remand from court decision) for subdivision of two parcels (totaling 3.17 acres) into 17 residential parcels and one common/open space parcel, demolition of 2 existing residences and related structures, removal of 29 trees, construction of new access road and related utility infrastructure, construction of 17 single-family dwellings (including two affordable units), offsite road and traffic improvements, restoration and enhancement of stream/riparian area, and related grading and other development on existing site near Highway 1 located at 485 and 495 South Bay Blvd., Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo County. (DR-SC) POSTPONED

SOUTH CENTRAL COAST DISTRICT

  1. 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 Ventura office at (805) 585-1800.
    1.  University of California, Santa Barbara, Long Range Development Plan Amendment No. MAJ-1-11 (Comprehensive Update). Certification Review. Concurrence with the Executive Director's determination that the action by the University of California, Santa Barbara accepting certification of LRDP Amendment MAJ-1-11, with modifications, is legally adequate. (SG-V)
  2. 15. CONSENT CALENDAR (removed from Regular Calendar). See AGENDA CATEGORIES.     Motion and Vote
  3. 16. NEW APPEALS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.
    1.   Appeal No. A-4-MAL-13-0257 (Safapour, Malibu) Appeals by Michael Plen, Carol Bretonne, Brian Pietro and Raymond F. Hall of decision from City of Malibu granting permit with condition to Iraj and Mahvash Safapour for construction of new 7,416 sq.ft., single-story home with attached garage, swimming pool, associated hardscape, 645 cu.yds. grading, swimming pool, onsite wastewater treatment system, landscaping, habitat restoration and erosion control and an offer to dedicate trail easement, located at 29600 Harvester Rd., Malibu, Los Angeles County.(ND-V)    Motion and Vote
  4. 17. 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.
    1.   Application No. 4-12-043 (Broad Beach Geologic Hazard Abatement District, Malibu) Application of Broad Beach Geologic Hazard Abatement District for authorization of approx. 4,150-ft. long as-built, rock revetment constructed pursuant to 2 emergency permits. Project includes implementation of beach nourishment program for period of 20 yrs. involving deposition of 600,000 cu.yds. of sand on beach from inland sand quarries during first year and approx. 450,000 cu.yds. of sand during tenth year; periodic sand backpassing operations to occur no more than once per year, and dune habitat restoration, at Broad Beach from 30708 Broad Beach Road to 6525 Point Lechuza Road, Malibu, Los Angeles County. (Staff-V)      Motion and Vote
    2.   Application No. 4-06-025 (Los Angeles County Department of Public Works) Application of Los Angeles County Department of Public Works for authorization of repairs to roadway and remediation of active slope failure completed pursuant to emergency permit for reconstruction of approx. 45-ft. long, 1600 sq.ft. road embankment with 320 cu.yds. of fill; replacement of 20-ft. existing 18 in.-diameter corrugated metal pipe culvert; installation of 600 sq.ft. rip rap at culvert outlet and revegetation along Greenleaf Canyon Road at Mile Marker 0.25 within Santa Monica Mountains, Los Angeles County. (MH-V)
    3.   Application No. 4-06-124 (Los Angeles County Department of Public Works) Application of Los Angeles County Department of Public Works for authorization of 175-ft. long, 17-ft. high as-built concrete soldier pile retaining wall constructed pursuant to emergency permit. Project also includes reconstruction of approx. 130 feet of roadway, installation of 29 soldier piles, revegetation, and 320 cu.yds. of grading (151 cu.yds of cut and 169 cu.yds of fill) along Hillside Drive at culvert marker 0.12 in the Santa Monica Mountains, Los Angeles County. (MT-V)
    4.  Application No. 4-13-0256 (Uger and Williams Consolidated Inc., Los Angeles Co.) Application of Thomas Uger and Williams Consolidated, Inc. to adjust lot lines of 2 parcels (approx. 1.5 acres and 38 acres in size), to create 2 parcels approx. 7 acres and 32 acres in size, located at 2161 Encinal Canyon Rd., Santa Monica Mountains, Los Angeles County. (JB-V)
    5.    Application No. 4-13-0303 (Vogt & Olsson, Los Angeles Co.) Application of Phillip Vogt and Fredrick Olsson to improve 0.61-miles of existing access road (Etz Meloy Motorway) with 7,700 cu.yds. of associated grading (4,870 cu.yds. of cut, 2,830 cu.yds. of fill); installation of (4) 10,000 gallon water tanks and 2 gates; and lot line adjustment between 2 existing lots. Project also includes installation of seepage pits and fuel modification vegetation clearance for 2 proposed single-family homes located outside coastal zone, at 33065 Mulholland Hwy, Santa Monica Mountains, Los Angeles County. (DV-V)    Motion and  Vote
    6.   Application No. 4-13-0413 (Leachman, Los Angeles Co.) Application of Cloris Leachman requesting after-the-fact approval of 1,805 sq.ft. addition to existing 1,000 sq.ft. single-family home, concrete swale, water tank, and pond. Project includes remodel of existing 2,805 sq.ft. single-family home; construction of 75 linear feet retaining wall with 30 cu.yds. of associated grading, septic system, and demolition of unpermitted shed, at 21344 Colina Dr., Topanga, Los Angeles County. (DV-V)
    7.  Application No. 4-14-1537 (City of San Buenaventura, City of San Buenaventura) Application of the City of San Buenaventura to perform routine repair and maintenance activities to Ventura Pier for five years, at California St. and Harbor Blvd., City of San Buenaventura, Ventura County. (JB-V)

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT (LOS ANGELES COUNTY)

  1. 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.
  2. 19.  CONSENT CALENDAR (removed from Regular Calendar). See AGENDA CATEGORIES.      Motion and Vote
  3. 20. 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 Th20a and Th21a, below share a single, combined staff report]     Motion and Vote     Motion and Vote

    1.  Application No. 5-14-0269 (City of Long Beach Dredging) Application of City of Long Beach to dredge up to 150,000 cu.yds. of material a year for 5-year period from various channels, bays and harbors in Long Beach (including, Los Angeles River Estuary, Shoreline Marina, Rainbow Harbor, Alamitos Bay, Cerritos Channel) and place dredged material at "East Beach" and "West Beach" located on beach, between 1st Place and Junipero Ave. (West Beach), and between 54th and 72nd Places (East Beach), Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (FSY-LB)
    2.  Application No. 5-14-1387 (Beauchamp, Cohen, Coppenrath, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles) Application of Joseph Beauchamp, Eli Cohen, and Walter Coppenrath to construct two, 10-ft. high retaining walls for slope stabilization, including 871 cu.yds. of cut, 127 cu.yds. of fill, and 1,862 cu.yds. of removal and re-compaction at 17774 and 17800 Tramanto; 17761, 17801, 17807 Castellammare, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (MS-LB)
  4. 21. FEDERAL CONSISTENCY. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.
    1.   CC-0004-14 (City of Long Beach Dredge Disposal) Consistency certification by City of Long Beach to dispose of dredged material at EPA approved disposal site known as LA-2, located 6 miles offshore southwest of Point Fermin, San Pedro, Los Angeles County. (FSY-LB)