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Meeting Agenda
September 2019

Newport Beach Civic Center
100 Civic Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660


Friday September 13, 2019, 9:00am

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. At the discretion of the Chair, speakers will be given up to 3 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.


5.  Informational Presentation by Ralph Faust on his Article:

The California Coastal Commission: Increasing Transparency, Accountability, and Opportunities for Effective Public Participation.

6.  Sea Level Rise Adaptation Planning Presentation

Presentation on sea level rise vulnerability in the Orange County area as well as information about sea level rise considerations related to the insurance industry. (MC-SF)

7.  Interagency Agreement between the California Coastal Commission, SF Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC), and State Coastal Conservancy (SCC)

Public hearing and Commission authorization to enter into Interagency Agreements with BCDC and SCC to approve transfer of federal funds to BCDC and SCC for implementation of the California Coastal Management Program for Fiscal Year 2019-20. (MJ-SF)

      Motion and Vote      Motion and Vote   

8.  Interagency Agreement between California Coastal Commission and the State Lands Commission (SLC)

Public hearing and Commission authorization to enter into Interagency Agreement with SLC to support SLC participation in the Federal Grant Task on Protecting Public Trust Lands and Resources in Light of Sea Level Rise Related to Conducting Pilot Projects. (MJ-SF)

      Motion and Vote 

9.  Budget Update


South Central Coast District

10.  Deputy Director's Report

Report by Deputy Director on permit waivers, emergency permits, immaterial amendments & extensions, and on comments from the public relating to the Deputy Director's report. For specific information contact the Commission's Ventura office at (805) 585-1800.

11.  Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)

12. New Appeals

13. Coastal Permit Applications

a.  Application No. A-4-STB-19-0014 (Williamson - Hollister Ranch Parcel 83, Santa Barbara Co.)

Application of Joanne Williamson for after-the-fact approval to construct 8" x 13" pool, 308 sq.ft. pool/spa enclosure, 72 sq.ft. generator shed, ground mounted solar arrays, 192 sq.ft. garage/equipment shed, and 180 sq.ft. wine cellar converted to storage at Hollister Ranch Parcel No. 83 in Gaviota Coast area of Santa Barbara County. (DC-V)

          Motion and Vote 

b.  Application No. 4-18-0206 (California Department and Parks and Recreation, Gaviota State Beach, Santa Barbara Co.)

Application of California Dept. of Parks and Recreation to repair, protect and reopen pier at Gaviota State Park through installation of 1700 tons of rock rip-rap, 90-ft. seaward extension, replacement pilings as well as removal and replacement of timber decking and supports and after-the-fact authorization for installation of upgraded boat hoist, Santa Barbara County. (CT-V)

          Ex Parte     Motion and  Vote 

c.  Application No. A-4-VNT-18-0070 (Kaplan, Ventura Co.)

Application of Ross and Leslie Kaplan to demolish existing 2,170 sq.ft. single-family home constructed over 2 lots, and construct new 5,264 sq.ft. single-family home and new 4,695 sq.ft. single-family home; and cosmetic refinishing to existing seawall, at 3692 W. Pacific Coast Highway, Faria Beach, Ventura County. (CG-V)

          Ex parte     Motion and  Vote  

14. Revised Findings

a.  Application No. A-4-STB-18-0074 (Wall Family Trust Hollister Ranch Parcel 36, Santa Barbara Co.)

Consideration of findings in support of Commission's May 9, 2019 decision to deny coastal development permit request by Wall Family Trust for construction of swimming pool, in-ground spa, and associated equipment at Hollister Ranch Parcel No. 36 in Gaviota Coast area of Santa Barbara County. (DC-V)

          Motion and Vote  


Future Meetings:

The next meetings of the Coastal Commission will be October 16-18, in Chula Vista, November 13-15, in Half Moon Bay, and December 11-13, in Calabasas. (NOTE: No meeting January 2020.)