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Meeting Agenda
August 2017



King Gillette Ranch - Auditorium
26800 Mulholland Highway
Calabasas, CA 91302


Wednesday
August 9, 9:00am
  1.  Call to Order
  2.  Roll Call
  3.  Agenda Changes
  4.  General Public Comment
  5. Chair's Report 

Statewide


  1. Executive Director's Report
    1.  Executive Director's Report
    2.  Commission Correspondence 
      Consideration and potential action on Commission correspondence. 
    3.  Legislative Report 
      Review, discussion and possible action on pending legislation. (JA/SC-SF)
    4.  CCC/BCDC/SCC Interagency Agreement 
      Public hearing and California Coastal Commission (CCC) authorization to enter into Interagency Agreements with San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC) and the State Coastal Conservancy (SCC). Approval of the transfer of federal funds to BCDC and SCC for implementation of the California Coastal Management Program for Fiscal Year 2017-2018. (SH/MJ-SF)    Motion and Vote      Motion and Vote
    5.  CCC/SLC Interagency Agreement 
      Public hearing and California Coastal Commission (CCC) authorization to enter into Interagency Agreement with State Lands Commission (SLC) to support SLC’s staff costs for participation in CCC’s federal funded project to develop policy guidance and memorandum of agreement to manage public trust resources in light of sea level rise. (MJ/MC-SF)       Motion and Vote  
    6.  LCP Grant
      Public hearing and possible Commission action on recommended grant awards for Round 4 of the Commission's LCP Grant Program. (MC-SF)     Motion and Vote
    7.  Public Trust 
      Presentation by Center for Ocean Solutions on consensus statement from law and policy experts on the Public Trust Doctrine, sea level rise, and coastal land use in California.
    8.  Residential Adaptation Draft Policy Guidance
      Exhibits 
      Presentation on Draft Residential Adaptation Policy Guidance for consideration and future Commission adoption. (MM/MC-SF) Discussion only.

South Coast District (Orange County)

  1.  Administrative Calendar 
    1. Application No. 5-16-1130 (Ouzounian, Newport Beach) 
      Exhibits 
      Application of Brian Ouzounian to remove 396 sq.ft. dock float and replace with 482 sq.ft. dock float, at 1222 E. Balboa Blvd., Newport Beach, Orange County. (FSY-LB) 
    2. Application No. 5-17-0526 (Sheehy, Newport Beach) 
      Exhibits 
      Application of Bryan Sheehy to construct 14' x 10' pier and replace 1,080 sq.ft. F-shaped dock float with new 1,138 sq.ft. F-shaped dock float re-using headwalk and one existing dock finger; remove and replace seven 10-in. round steel pipe piles, and install new 24' x 5' gangway, at 2495 Ocean Blvd., Corona del Mar, City of Newport Beach, Orange County. (DN-SF) 
  2.  Consent Calendar     
    1. Application No. 5-17-0167 (City of Seal Beach Pier Enhancement Project) 
      Exhibits 
      Application of City of Seal Beach to upgrade utility lines on municipal pier (including water, sewer, gas and electrical lines), and make structural repairs (to cracked concrete encasements, broken piles, handrails, stringers, braces, and some timber decking) in Seal Beach, Orange County. (MR-LB)   Motion and Vote

South Coast District (Orange County)

  1.  Deputy Director's Report For Orange County
  2.  Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)      Motion and Vote
  3. Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)
    1.  City of Newport Beach LCP Amendment No. 2-17 (LCP-5-NPB-17-0047-1) (191 Riverside Avenue)
      Exhibits 
      Public hearing and action on request by the City of Newport Beach to change the LCP land use designation from Public Facilities (PF) to Mixed Use Horizontal (MU-H1) and zoning designation from Public Facilities (PF) to Mixed-Use Mariners Mile (MU-MM) for the property located at 191 Riverside Avenue, Newport Beach, Orange County. (LR-LB)       Motion and Vote    Motion and Vote
  4. New Appeals
    1.  Appeal No. A-5-LGB-16-0098 (Kinstler, Laguna Beach)
      Exhibits 
      Appeal by Mark Fudge of City of Laguna Beach decision granting permit with conditions to Charles Kinstler for remodel and 1,108 sq. ft. addition to 2,946 sq.ft. single-family home with attached garage on coastal bluff top lot at 31505 Bluff Dr., Laguna Beach, Orange County. (MA-LB) 
    2.  Appeal No. A-5-LGB-17-0033 (Dimitry, Laguna Beach)
      Exhibits 
      Appeal No. A-5-LGB-17-0033 (Dimitry, Laguna Beach) Appeals by Derek Peterson and Mark Fudge of City of Laguna Beach granting permit with no conditions for demolition of a single-family home on a blufftop lot at 31987 Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, Orange County. (MV-LB)   
       Ex Parte
  5. Coastal Permit Applications
    1.  Application No. A-5-LGB-14-0019 (Longi, Laguna Beach)
      Exhibits 
      Application of Luis Longi on remand of permit A-5-LGB-14-0019 and de novo consideration of proposal to demolish single-family home and artist’s studio, and construct 36-ft. high (31 ft. above base flood elevation), 28-unit artists’ work/live project (8 units reserved for low-income artists and one for moderate-income) with 17,192 sq.ft. of interior work/live area, 10,262 sq.ft. of exterior communal work area, 504 sq.ft. retail art gallery, 45-stall parking garage, and lot line adjustment at 20412 & 20432 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna Beach, Orange County. (MA-LB)     Motion and Vote
    2.  Application No. 5-16-0348 (City of Seal Beach Public Picnic Tables)
      Exhibits 
      Application of City of Seal Beach to install up to 14 public picnic tables and associated signage on sand seaward of public walkway in between 10th Ave. and Electric Ave., Seal Beach, Orange County. (SV-LB)      
    3.  Application No. 5-17-0068 (South La Senda Trust #109, Skizzim.com Inc. as Trustee, Laguna Beach)
      Exhibits 
      Application of South La Senda Trust #109, Skizzim.com Inc. as Trustee to remodel and add 461 sq.ft. addition to 1,995 sq.ft. single-family home with detached garage on bluff top lot, at 109 La Senda, Laguna Beach, Orange County. (MA-LB) 
  6. Permit Amendments
    1.  Permit No. A-5-LGB-14-0034-A1 (Laguna Beach Golf and Bungalow Village, LLC, Laguna Beach)
      Exhibits 
      Request by Laguna Beach Golf and Bungalow Village, LLC to amend special condition 13 regarding Tree Trimming and Tree Removal Policy and 1) restoration of areas of Aliso Creek impacted by unauthorized trimming; 2) establishment of low-growing riparian plant palette in areas of Aliso Creek to avoid future maintenance/disturbance in Creek; and 3) implementation of restoration plan to mitigate impacts of previous tree trimming/vegetation removal activities in Aliso Creek and removal of downed vegetation from streambank due to January 2017 seasonal storm, at 31106 Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach, Orange County. (LR-LB)      Motion and  Vote

San Diego Coast District

  1.  Deputy Director's Report
  2.  Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)     Motion and Vote    Ex Parte
  3. Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)
    1.  City of Carlsbad LCP Amendment No. LCP-6-CII-17-0031-3 (Poinsettia 61) 
      Exhibits     Correspondence
      Public hearing and action on request by City of Carlsbad to redesignate land uses on seven parcels located south of Cassia Road, between the existing western and eastern segments of Poinsettia Lane, and east of Ambrosia Lane, from R-4 and Open Space (OS) to R-8 and OS, and then rezone the parcels from One Family Residential (R-1) and OS to Residential Density Multiple (RD-M) and OS. (EP-SD)      Motion and  Vote        Motion and Vote

    2.  City of Carlsbad LCP Amendment No. LCP-6-CAR-17-0032-4 (Cannon Road Agriculture/Open Space Zone) 
      Exhibits 
      Public hearing and action on request by City of Carlsbad to amend its certified land use plan and implementation plan to add a new Cannon Road Agriculture/Open Space Zone (CR-A/OS) to implement Proposition D on two properties in Planning Area 8 located south of Cannon Road within the Carlsbad Ranch Specific Plan area. (EP-SD)       Motion and Vote      Motion and Vote

    3.  City of Del Mar LCP Amendment No. LCP-6-DMR-16-0073-1 (Parking Regulations) Certification Review 
      Concurrence with Executive Director’s determination that the action by City of Del Mar, accepting the Commission’s certification of LCP-6-DMR-16-0073-1 with modifications, is legally adequate. (SR-SD)   

    4.  City of San Diego LCP Amendment No. LCP-6-SAN-17-0050-2 (Retail Sales/Marijuana Outlets) Time Extension 
      Public hearing and action to extend the 60 day time limit for Commission action up to one year on request by City of San Diego to amend its certified Implementation Plan to add a new retail sales use for marijuana outlets. (DNL-SD)      Motion and Vote
  4. Public Works Plan
    1.  North Coast Corridor Notice of Impending Development No. NCC-NOID-0003-17 (Manchester Avenue Sound/Retaining Wall)
      Exhibits     Correspondence 
      Public hearing and action on NOID by Caltrans, pursuant to NCC PWP/TREP, to construct approx. 14-16 ft. high, 1,321 linear ft. sound/retaining wall along west side of southbound Interstate-5 off-ramp at Manchester Avenue, Encinitas, San Diego County. (KB-SD) 
  5. Port Master Plan
    1.  San Diego Unified Port District PMP Amendment No. 6-PSD-17-0001-1 (National City Street Closures)
      Exhibits 
      Public hearing and action on request by the Port District to amend the text, figures, and project list of its certified Port Master Plan to close portions of three streets (Quay Avenue; 28th Street and 32nd Street) and redesignate them to "Marine Industrial" use within the Lumber Yards Subarea. (ML-SD)     Motion and Vote
  6. Coastal Permit Applications
    1.  Application No. A-6-COR-16-0097 (City of Coronado Public Facilities Enhancement Project)
      Exhibits     Correspondence 
      Application of City of Coronado to construct 235 sq.ft. public restroom facility with 1,000 sq.ft. plaza, 23-ft. deep, steel sheet-pile seawall, and replace public stairway, within existing rock revetment and sandy beach at terminus of Avenida del Sol cul-de-sac, Coronado, San Diego County. (KC-SD)      Motion and  Vote   
    2.  Application No. 6-17-0326 (SeaWorld, San Diego)
      Exhibits     Correspondence 
      Application of SeaWorld San Diego to construct new 150-ft.-tall roller coaster with 4 one-story support buildings, 1,130 sq.ft. ride station, 830 sq.ft. maintenance station, 450 sq.ft. educational building, and 100 sq.ft. locker station on 1.2-acre site within SeaWorld San Diego leasehold, at 500 SeaWorld Dr., San Diego, Mission Bay Park, San Diego County. (AL-SD) 

 Statewide

CLOSED SESSION
  • 668 Indiana LLC v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A) 
  • Benedetti v. County of Marin et al. (CCC, RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A) 
  • Friends of the Canyon v. CCC (Longi et al, RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A) – see item W13a 
  • Fudge v. CCC et al. (Laguna Beach Golf & Bungalow Village LLC, RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A) – see item W14a
  • Lynch et al. v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A) 
  • Martins Beach 1 LLC et al. v. Turnbull Sanders et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A) 
  • Mahon v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A) 
  • Newport Banning Ranch LLC et al. v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A) 
  • Pappas et al. v. State Coastal Conservancy et al. (Rancho Cuarta, RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A) 
  • People of the State of California et al. v. U.S. Dept. of the Interior et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A) 
  • San Diego Unified Port District v. CCC (Sunroad Marina Partners LP et al., RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A) 
  • Sierra Club v. CCC et al. (Mulryan Properties LLLP et al., RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A) 
  • Sunshine Enterprises LP v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A) 
  • Surfrider Foundation v. Martins Beach 1 LLC et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)  
  1. Approval of Minutes 
    July 2017
  2. Commissioners' Reports
  3. Conservancy Report
  4. Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy Report
  5. Santa Monica Bay Restoration Report
  6. Deputy Attorney General's Report

Thursday
August 10, 9:00am

  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Agenda Changes
  4. General Public Comment 

Commission Field Trip
The Commission will take a field trip, leaving King Gillette Ranch between approximately 9:45 - 10:00 am on Thursday, August 10, with stops at Malibu Lagoon and Puerco Canyon Park. The Commission will return at approximately 1:30 pm to complete its remaining agenda. The public is invited to attend by following the Commission vehicle(s) in private vehicles and joining the Commission at designated stops. A more detailed itinerary will be available at a later date. For more information, please contact the Commission’s South Central District office in Ventura at (805) 585-1800. 

Enforcement

  1.  Enforcement Report

North Central Coast District

  1. Deputy Director's Report
  2. Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)
  3. Coastal Permit Applications
    1. Application No. A-2-MAR-12-008 (Trivelpiece, Marin Co.)
      Exhibits 
      Application by Wayne Trivelpiece for after-the-fact permit for domestic well at 5959 State Route One, Bolinas, Marin County. (NC-SF) 

Central Coast District

  1. Deputy Director's Report
  2. Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)
  3. Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)
    1. City of Carmel-by-the-Sea LCP Amendment No. LCP-3-CML-17-0042-2 (Accessory Dwelling Units) 
      Public hearing and action on request by the City of Carmel-by-the-Sea to amend the Implementation Plan’s standards pertaining to accessory dwelling units. (KK-SC) [Withdrawn] 
  4. New Appeals
    1. Appeal No. A-3-SCO-17-0037 (Britt, Santa Cruz Co.)
      Exhibits      Correspondence 
      Appeal by Sharon Lai on behalf of Seacliff Ocean Bluffs Association of Santa Cruz County decision granting permit with conditions to Kelly and Doug Britt for construction of 140 sq.ft. entryway addition, demotion of 170 sq.ft. detached carport, roof modifications, replacement of doors and windows, and lot line adjustment at 355 Coates Dr. in Seacliff area of Aptos, Santa Cruz County. (RG-SC) 

North Coast District

  1. Deputy Director's Report
  2. Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)
  3. Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)
    1. County of Del Norte County LCP Amendment No. LCP-1-DNC-16-0036-2 (Residential Height Limits) Time Extension
      Public hearing and action to extend the time limit for action to up to one year for certification of Del Norte County’s request to amend certified Implementation Plan to increase the maximum building height for residences in a number of residential zones from 25 feet to 30 feet. (CK-A)
    2. County of Humboldt County LCP Amendment No. LCP-1-HUM-16-0040-1 (Coastal Dependent Industry Interim Uses)
      Exhibits      Appendix      Correspondence 
      Public hearing and action on request by Humboldt County to amend certified Land Use Plan and Implementation Plan to allow for temporary, short-term, conditionally-permitted interim noncoastal-dependent uses on coastal-dependent industrial lands around Humboldt Bay. (MBK-A)
       
15.5
Coastal Permit Applications
  1. Application No. 1-16-0793 (Avataric Ruchirasala of Adidam, Humboldt Co.)
    Exhibits 
    Application of Avataric Ruchirasala of Adidam to install potable water collection system to serve existing residence consisting of collector well adjacent to existing creek, pump, and water and electrical line extensions at 1512 and 1570 Stagecoach Rd., north of Trinidad, Humboldt County. (MBK-A) [Postponed
    ]

Energy, Ocean Resources & Federal Consistency

  1. Energy, Ocean Resources & Federal Consistency

  2. Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)
  3. Revised Findings
    1. Application No. 9-15-1931 (Coast Seafoods, Arcata) 
      Exhibits 
      Consideration of findings in support of Commission’s action on June 7, 2017 to deny permit for 490 acres of intertidal shellfish aquaculture and 30 floating shellfish aquaculture rafts in Arcata Bay, Humboldt County. (CT-SF) 

South Central Coast District

  1. Deputy Director's Report
  2. Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)
  3. Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)
    1. County of Los Angeles Santa Monica Mountains LCP Amendment No. LCP-4-MMT-17-0038-1 
      Exhibits 
      Public hearing and action on the County of Los Angeles’ request to amend the Land Use Plan (LUP) and Local Implementation Plan (LIP) portions of its certified Santa Monica Mountains Local Coastal Program (LCP) to change the land use and zoning designations for 95 parcels; to reflect 61 parcels acquired by park agencies since certification that will be designated for Open Space and 34 privately owned parcels that will be redesignated from Open Space to residential or coastal recreation; minor mapping corrections; and text amendments to clarify various LUP polices and LIP provisions regarding biological resources, standards related to other Los Angeles County agencies, recreation, and scenic resources, Los Angeles County. (WH-V) 
    2. County of Santa Barbara LCP Amendment No. LCP-4-STB-17-0048-1 (Eastern Goleta Valley Community Plan) 
      Exhibits 
      Public hearing and action on the County of Santa Barbara’s request to amend portions of the certified LCP, including to amend the text and maps of the Land Use Plan to adopt the Eastern Goleta Valley Community Plan and to amend the zoning ordinance to adopt new regulations to implement the Eastern Goleta Valley Community Plan. (MS-V) 
Friday
August 11, 9:00am

South Coast District (Los Angeles County)

  1. Administrative Calendar
    1. Application No. 5-17-0530 (Bozarth, Long Beach)
      Exhibits 
      Application of Mike Bozarth to remove and replace in-kind 335 sq.ft. dock float, at 5803 Corso di Napoli, Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (DN-SF)
       
    2. Application No. 5-17-0451 (Hawke, Long Beach)
      Exhibits 
      Application of Mickey Hawke to remove U-shaped 837 sq.ft. dock float and replace with U-shaped 907 sq.ft. dock float, install two new 14-in. square concrete piles, relocate two 14-in. concrete piles; and reuse 24' x 3' gangway, at 5450 The Toledo, Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (DN-SF) 

  2. Consent Calendar
    1. Application No. 5-16-0352 & A-5-VEN-17-0012 (City of Los Angeles Via Dolce Park Improvement) 
      Exhibits
       Application of City of Los Angeles to improve Via Dolce pocket park, including installation of native vegetation, irrigation, hardscape, benches, picnic tables, children’s playground, bike rack, signage, trails and 36-in. high split rail fence, on vacant 6,300 sq.ft. canal-fronting parcel at 3503 & 3507 Via Dolce, Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (SV-LB) 
    2. Application No. 5-17-0185 (Hensel, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles)
      Exhibits 
      Application of Dr. Bruce Hensel for after-the fact construction of debris fence, and reconstruction and repair/maintenance of retaining walls, including adding drainage behind walls, placement of soldier piles and tie backs, and placement of artificial turf on terrace of each wall at 17526 Tramonto Dr., Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (SV-LB) 
    3. Application No. 5-17-0300 (City of Long Beach)
      Exhibits 
      Application of City of Long Beach to replace 900 sq.ft. public wood swim float, with new 1,270 sq.ft. swim float, replace 620 sq.ft. pier deck and gangway, and install bollard lighting and 200 sq.ft. ADA-compliant landing and walkway ramp to access to pier, at Bay Shore Beach, 5415 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (LR-LB) 

South Coast District (Los Angeles County)

  1. Deputy Director's Report for Los Angeles County
  2. Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)
  3. Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)
    1. City of Manhattan Beach LCP Amendment No. 1-17 (LCP-5-MNB-17-0024-1) Downtown Specific Plan
      Public hearing and action to extend the time limit for Commission action for up to one year on request by the City of Manhattan Beach to amend the Land Use Plan (LUP) and Implementing Ordinances (IP) portions of the certified LCP in order to implement changes adopted as part of the City’s proposed Downtown Specific Plan. The LCP amendment would also change the LUP Map and IP Chapter A.16.030(g) to reconcile designation nomenclature and map inconsistencies. (MR-LB)
    2. City of Redondo Beach LCP Amendment No. 1-17 (LCP-5-RDB-17-0045-1) Measure C
      Public hearing and action to extend the time limit for Commission action for up to one year on request by the City of Redondo Beach to amend the LCP Implementing Ordinances (IP) portions of the certified LCP to incorporate changes included in voter-sponsored Initiative Measure C, known as the “King Harbor Coastal Access, Revitalization, and Enhancement Act.” (CP-LB) 
  4. New Appeals
    1. Appeal No. A-5-VEN-17-0034 (Feige, Venice, Los Angeles)
      Exhibits 
      Appeal by Coastal Commission Executive Director John Ainsworth of City of Los Angeles decision granting permit with conditions to David Feige for addition to 1-story, 1,331 sq.ft. single-family home with attached 413 sq.ft. 2-car garage, consisting of 1,200 sq.ft. second-story covered deck and 1,600 sq.ft. third-story; resulting in 3-story, 28-ft. high, 2,931 sq.ft. single-family home, at 16 30th Ave., Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (SV-LB)
    2. Appeal No. A-5-VEN-17-0036 (Messori, Venice, Los Angeles)
      Exhibits 
      Appeal by Robin Rudisill, Lydia Ponce, and Gabriel Ruspini of City of Los Angeles decision granting permit with conditions to Bill Messori for demolition of 1,764 sq.ft., 2-story single-family home, and construction of 3,004 sq.ft., 2-story single-family home with attached 388 sq.ft. 2-car garage, at 2318 Clemente Ave, Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (SV-LB) 
  5. Coastal Permit Applications
    1. Application No. 5-16-0627 (Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (DWP), Long Beach)
      Exhibits     Correspondence 
      Application of Los Angeles DWP to remove 9,021 linear feet of 6-ft. high chain link fence along both sides of Haynes Cooling Channel, and install 9,021 linear feet of 8-ft. high 1” wire mesh fence topped with triple-strand barbed wire, located between LADWP Haynes Generation Station at 6801 E. 2nd St. Long Beach, and Pacific Coast Highway at 1st St. in Seal Beach, border of Orange County and Los Angeles County. (LR-LB) 
  6. Revocations
    1. Revocation No. 5-15-1427-REV (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Playa del Rey, Los Angeles)
      Exhibits 
      Request by Ballona Wetlands Land Trust to revoke permit granted by the Commission to the California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife for removal of invasive ice plant from 3-acre area within Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve south of Culver Blvd., utilizing solarization techniques over 2-month time period, in Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve, Area B South, Playa Del Rey, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (MR-LB) 
  7. Permit Amendments
    1. Application No. 5-15-1427-A1 (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Playa del Rey, Los Angeles)
      Exhibits 
      Request by California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife to amend invasive plant removal timing restriction, include adaptive management, and post-restoration monitoring of permit granted for removal of invasive ice plant from 3 acre area within Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve south of Culver Blvd in Playa Del Rey, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (MR-LB) 
  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Agenda Changes
  4. General Public Comment