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JUNE 2015 AGENDA

City of Newport Beach
City Council Chambers
100 Civic Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660

  (415) 407-3211
active during meeting only

 
THURSDAY JUNE 11, 2015 9:00 A.M.
  1.  CALL TO ORDER.
  2.  ROLL CALL.
  3.  AGENDA CHANGES.
  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 may 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 (ORANGE COUNTY)

  1.  ADMINISTRATIVE CALENDAR.
    See Agenda Categories.
    1. Application No. 5-15-0008 (Cardarella, Newport Beach)
      Application of Louis James Cardarella to demolish 880 sq.ft. floating dock, and install 806 sq.ft. floating dock, 10' x 14' pier platform, and 3' x 24' gangway, at 22 Linda Isle, Newport Beach, Orange County (MR-LB)
  2.  CONSENT CALENDAR.     Motion and Vote
    See Agenda Categories .
    1.  Application No. 5-14-0577 (Bablot, Newport Beach) [ADDENDUM]
      Application of Steve & Susan Bablot to demolish 2-story, single-family home and construct 2,475 sq.ft., 28-ft. high, 3-story, single-family home on beach-front lot, at 6802 W. Oceanfront, Newport Beach, Orange County. (MA-LB)
    2. Application No. 5-14-1668 (City of Newport Beach Park Avenue Bridge)
      Application of City of Newport Beach to demolish and replace Park Avenue Bridge over Grand Canal and construct temporary bridge at Balboa Avenue for use during construction, at Park and Balboa Ave. on Balboa Island, Newport Beach, Orange County. (SV-LB)
    3. Application No. 5-14-1840 (Brown, Newport Beach)
      Application of Duane and Janet Brown to demolish 2-story duplex and construct new 2,985 sq.ft., 3-story duplex with attached garage and carport, at 3503 Seashore Dr., Newport Beach, Orange County. (FSY-LB)

SOUTH CENTRAL COAST DISTRICT

  1.  CONSENT CALENDAR.     Motion and Vote
    See Agenda Categories .
    1. UCSB Notice of Impending Development No. UCS-NOID-0009-14 (KITP Southern Tarplant Seedbank Restoration Project).
      Public hearing and action on Notice of Impending Development by University of California at Santa Barbara for after-the-fact approval of removal and relocation of 2,200 sq.ft. total area of Tarplant habitat and temporarily disturbing 2,000 sq.ft. area of Tarplant habitat as result of construction of Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics (KITP) Housing Complex. Additionally, project includes habitat impact mitigation restoration located adjacent to KITP Visiting Scholar's Housing Complex on Storke Campus at the UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County. (DV-V)

ENFORCEMENT (MOVED TO W9.1)

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

SOUTH CENTRAL COAST DISTRICT (ORANGE COUNTY)

  1.  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.
  2.  CONSENT CALENDAR.      Motion and Vote
    See Agenda Categories.
  3. LOCAL COASTAL PROGRAMS (LCPs).
    See Agenda Categories .
    1.  Laguna Beach Local Coastal Program Amendment LCP-5-LGB-14-0344-1 (Water Quality Ordinance Update).
      Request by the City of Laguna Beach to update Chapter 16 (water quality management) of the LCP Implementing Ordinances, Laguna Beach, Orange County. (SV-LB)      Motion and Vote
  4. NEW APPEALS.
    See Agenda Categories .
    1.  Appeal No. A-5-LGB-14-0027 (MSSK Ventures LLC, Laguna Beach)
      Appeal by Commissioners Shallenberger and Turnbull-Sanders of City of Laguna Beach decision granting permit with conditions to MSSK Ventures LLC for additions and remodel to 4,878 sq.ft. single-family home with attached 2-car garage on 10,016 sq.ft. beach-front lot and reinforcement of unpermitted seawall, at 11 Lagunita Dr., Laguna Beach, Orange County. (SV-LB)      Motion and  Vote
  5. 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. 5-14-1211 (City of Newport Beach Grass Field)
      Application of City of Newport Beach to level grass field seaward of Newport Beach Elementary, located on beach-front lot at 1327 W. Oceanfront, Newport Beach, Orange County. (MA-LB)
    2.  Application No. 5-14-1213 (City of Newport Beach Fire Rings) [ADDENDUM]
      Application for after-the-fact approval of temporary plan to reduce number of fire rings from 60 to 56, relocate fire rings, and limit fire ring fuel to charcoal-only in some fire rings at Balboa Pier area and Corona del Mar State Beach; also, replace temporary plan with at least 60 beach fire rings to include permanent relocation of some fire rings, a mix of wood-burning and charcoal-only rings, and some ADA accessible fire rings, at Balboa Pier, Corona del Mar State Beach, and Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina, Newport Beach, Orange County. (EP-LB)    Motion and  Vote    Amending  Motion and  Vote
    3.  Application No. 5-14-1717 (Lido Group Retail LLC, Newport Beach)
      Application of Newport Lido Group Retail, LLC to demolish five 50-ft. long dock fingers and construct four 85-ft. long dock fingers and new dinghy berths, at 3400 Via Oporto, Newport Beach, Orange County. (AD-LB)
    4.  Application No. 5-14-1784 (City of Newport Beach Road & Parking Improvement) [ADDENDUM]
      Application of City of Newport Beach to add new traffic and turn lanes, bike lanes, landscaping, and medians including removal of 27 curbside public parking spaces along portion of Newport Blvd.; and construct new 32-space public parking lot, located along Newport Blvd. from 30th St. to Via Lido, Newport Beach, Orange County. (FSY-LB)
    5.  Application No. 5-14-1837 (Signal Landmark, Huntington Beach)
      Application of Signal Landmark for land division (Tentative Tract Map No. 17662) to create 7 residential lots; and construct single-family home on each of proposed residential lots, located Southwest of intersection of Los Patos Ave. and Bolsa Chica St., Huntington Beach, Orange County. (MV-LB)     Motion and Vote

       Items Th13f and Th14a, below share a single, combined staff report

       Motion and  Vote     Motion and Vote
    6. Application No. 5-14-0200 (City of Newport Beach Dredging and Beach Nourishment)
      Application of City of Newport Beach for beach nourishment in Newport Bay using up to 75,000 cu.yds. of suitable dredge material, and proposed Eelgrass Protection and Mitigation Plan for eelgrass impacts, Newport Beach, Orange County. (ZR-LB)   Motion and Vote
  6. Federal Consistency.
    See Agenda Categories .
    1. Consistency Certification No. CC-0002-15 (City Of Newport Beach, Newport Beach)
      Consistency Certification for maintenance dredging around existing docks and off-shore disposal of up to 75,000 cu.yds. of dredge material a year, including proposed Eelgrass Protection and Mitigation Plan for eelgrass impacts, at Lower and Upper Newport Bay, Newport Beach, and at ocean disposal site LA-3 located 4 miles southwest of the entrance to Newport Harbor, Orange County. (ZR-LB)
  7. REVISED FINDINGS.
    See Agenda Categories .
    1.  Permit No. A-5-LGB-13-0223 (Meehan, Laguna Beach)
      Consideration of findings in support of Commission's action on March 12, 2015 to approve permit with conditions to construct single-family home on bluff lot, at 31381 Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, Orange County. (ZR-LB)     Motion and Vote

SOUTH CENTRAL COAST DISTRICT

  1.  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.
  2.  CONSENT CALENDAR (removed from Regular Calendar).   
    See Agenda Categories.
  3. NOTICE OF IMPENDING DEVELOPMENT.
    1.  Malibu State Beaches Notice of Impending Development No. MSB-NOID-0005-14 (El Matador Parking Lot and Trail Erosion Repairs).
      Public hearing and action on Notice of Impending Development by the California Department of Parks and Recreation pursuant to Malibu State Beaches Public Works Plan for repair and maintenance of existing parking lot including 2,400 square feet of recontouring, installation of 1,200 square feet of rigid pervious cells and erosion control improvements to existing onsite drainage system, repair and maintenance of approx. 483 feet of eroded trail (72 cu.yds. of fill) and drainage improvements, and repair and maintenance of eroded upper stairway (50 cu.yds. of fill) with 2 below grade buttressed gabion walls (54 square feet) at El Matador State Beach. (MH-V)
  4. 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. 4-12-076 (Kellogg Avenue LLC, Goleta)
      Application of Kellogg Avenue LLC for concrete/asphalt recycling facility consisting of vehicle scale with concrete aprons, 2 approx. 20,000 sq.ft. material stockpile areas, equipment storage, crushing operation area for crusher, screening plant, and radial stacker equipment, parking, fencing, gates, and concrete swale/drainage ditch for runoff, at 909 South Kellogg Ave.,Goleta, Santa Barbara County. (DC-V) [WITHDRAWN]

STATEWIDE

       COMMISSION FIELD TRIP

 

    If time permits, the Commission will take a field trip to the Crystal Cove State Park Historical District at the conclusion of the meeting on Thursday, June 11th; however, the field trip may not occur if the Commission hearing has not ended by approximately 5:00 PM. The Commission and staff will travel in private vehicles to the State Park to tour the existing Phase I and II renovated cottages and proposed Phase III cottage renovation. Members of the public are invited to attend by following in their private vehicles and joining the Commission at the State Park for the tour. A more detailed itinerary will be available at a later date. For more information, please call Amber Dobson at the Commission's South Coast District office in Long Beach at (562) 590-5071.