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Meeting Agenda
December 2019

King Gillette Ranch
26800 Mulholland Highway
Calabasas, CA 91302

 

Wednesday December 11, 2019, 9:00am

1.  Call to Order & Roll Call

2.  Election of Officers

Commission consideration and possible vote on the election of officers and representatives to the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy and the Santa Monica Bay Restoration Commission.

      Motion and Vote             Motion and Vote  

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.  Chair's Report

Statewide

6. Executive Director's Report

a.  Executive Director's Report

b.  Commission Correspondence

Consideration and potential action on Commission correspondence.

c.  Interagency Agreement

Public hearing for Commission authorization to enter into an Interagency Agreement with California Department of Tax and Fee Administration to sublet part of office San Francisco space leased by the Commission. (SH-SF)

           Motion and Vote

d.  Informational Report on 1982 Hollister Ranch Public Access Program

Informational presentation by staff. No Commission action. (JA/SC/LL-SF)

e.  California Coastal Commission Public Review Draft Five-Year Strategic Plan (2020-2025)

Informational presentation by staff on the on the Coastal Commission's Public Review Draft Strategic Plan for the next five years (2020 - 2025). No Commission action. (JA/MJ/SG SF)

f.  Legislative Report

Legislative Report- 2019 New Laws Memo. (JA/SC-SF)

South Coast District (Los Angeles County)

7.  Administrative Calendar

a. Application No. 5-19-0648 (City of Long Beach Shoreline Aquatic Park Improvements) CONCURRED

Application of City of Long Beach to install 32 44-in. high LED bollards and associated foundations and electrical utilities along pathway, including installation of temporary fencing, trenching and backfill along 800 linear feet of pathway, and temporary use of 4 public parking spaces at 200 Aquarium Way in Shoreline Aquatic Park, Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (DZ-LB)

b. Application No. 5-19-0989 (Allen, Long Beach) CONCURRED

Application of Lynn Allen to remove existing dock float and access ladder, and installation of new dock float, gangway platform, and gangway at 216 Rivo Alto Canal, Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (AS-LB)

San Diego Coast District

8.  Deputy Director's ReportCONCURRED

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 San Diego office at (619) 767-2370.

9.  Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)

           Motion and Vote 

10. Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)

a.  City of Carlsbad LCP Amendment No. LCP-6-CII-19-0145-1 (Ocean View Point) Time ExtensionApproved

Public hearing and action to extend the time limit for Commission action for up to one year on request by City of Carlsbad to redesignate land uses on seven parcels located south of the terminus of Twain Avenue, from R-1.5 and Open Space (OS) to R-4 and OS, and then rezone the parcels from One-Family Residential with a minimum 30,000 square foot lot size (R-1-30,000) and OS to One-Family Residential (R-1) and OS. (EP-SD)

          Motion and Vote 

b.  City of San Diego LCP Amendment No. LCP-6-SAN-19-0143-2 (LDC 12th Update Phase 1)APPROVED AS SUBMITTED

Public hearing and action on request by City of San Diego to amend the Land Development Code (LDC), its certified Implementation Plan (IP), to incorporate 56 ordinance changes in four categories that include appeals, zoning, Downtown Planned District Ordinance, and minor corrections. (AL-SD)

          Motion and Vote 

c.  City of San Diego LCP Amendment No. LCP-6-SAN-19-0155-3 (Montezuma Hotel CPIOZ)CONCURRED

Concurrence with the Executive Director's determination that the request by the City of San Diego to amend the City's Land Development Code (certified IP) to incorporate a new community plan implementation overlay zone (CPIOZ) is de minimis. (DNL-SD)

d.  City of Encinitas LCP Amendment No. LCP-6-ENC-19-0150-2 (Minor Subdivisions/Lot Line Adjustments) Time ExtensionApproved

Public hearing and action to extend the time limit for Commission action for up to one year on request by City of Encinitas to amend its municipal code (certified IP) to clarify regulations for minor subdivisions and lot line adjustments. (CH-SD)

          Motion and Vote 

 Items W11a and W13d, below will share a combined staff report and hearing

    Motion and Vote      Motion and Vote

11. Notice of Impending Development

a.  North Coast Corridor Notice of Impending Development (NOID) No. NCC-NOID-0002-19 (Caltrans Interstate 5 Improvements Stage 4)Approved

Public hearing and action on NOID by Caltrans, pursuant to NCC PWP/TREP, to construct two high occupancy vehicle lanes in the freeway median, install drainage and water treatment devices, rehabilitate existing drainage culverts and downdrains, and install new signage, a changeable message sign, and lighting along I-5 freeway from Palomar Airport Road in Carlsbad to Oceanside Boulevard in Oceanside, San Diego County. (SD-SF)

12. New Appeals

a.  Appeal No. A-6-ENC-19-0196 (Miano, Encinitas) NO SUBSTANTIAL ISSUE FOUND

Appeal by Ken and Kristine Price from decision of City of Encinitas granting permit with conditions to Donna Miano for construction of approx. 1,282 sq.ft. addition including new second story to 1 unit of existing 3,434 sq.ft. one-story over basement duplex on 5,019 sq.ft. lot at 404 and 406 Fourth St., Encinitas, San Diego County. (CH-SD)

          Motion and Vote 

b.  Appeal No. A-6-SAN-19-0203 (Palm Ave Transitional Housing, San Diego) NO SUBSTANTIAL ISSUE FOUND

Appeal by Citizens for South Bay Coastal Access from decision of City of San Diego granting permit with conditions to City of San Diego to rehabilitate 24,154 sq.ft., 2-story 61-room hotel into a 42-room (84 beds) transitional housing facility and construct a 916 sq.ft. addition to enclose existing exterior staircases on an approx. 42,689 sq.ft. lot, at 1788 Palm Ave., Otay Mesa-Nestor, San Diego, San Diego County. (SL-SD)

          Ex Parte      Motion and Vote 

13. Coastal Permit Applications

a.  Application No. 6-19-0348 (San Diego County Regional Airport Authority Airline Support Building, San Diego) APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS

Application of San Diego County Regional Airport Authority to construct 33 ft.-tall, 73,609 sq.ft. airline support building with parking and landscaping; after-the-fact demolition of parking lot at San Diego International Airport, 3225 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, San Diego County. (ML-SD)

         Motion and Vote 

b.  Application No. 6-19-0609 (Lupo, San Diego) Moved to Consent Calendar, APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS

Application of Domenic J. Lupo to demolish non-conforming 2-story, 2,173 sq.ft., 3-unit residential structure and construct new 3-story, 3,532 sq.ft. duplex and junior ADU, at 3680 Mission Blvd., Mission Beach, San Diego, San Diego County. (SL-SD)

c.  Application No. 6-19-0827 (Carlsen, San Diego) Moved to Consent Calendar, APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS

Application of Dale Carlsen to demolish 946 sq.ft. single-story family home with attached 220 sq.ft. garage, and construct new 2,380 sq.ft. 3-story single-family home with attached 321 sq.ft. one-car garage on 2,375 sq.ft. lot, at 3869 Ocean Front Walk, Mission Beach, San Diego, San Diego County. (SL-SD)

d.  Application No. 6-19-1233 (Caltrans Interstate 5 Drainage Improvements at Agua Hedionda, Carlsbad) APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS

Application of Caltrans to replace two culvert systems that drain runoff from Interstate 5 into Agua Hedionda Lagoon, Carlsbad, San Diego County. (SD-SF)

14. Permit Amendments

a.  Permit No. 6-88-273-A1 (Frueh, San Diego Co.) APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS

Request by Felix Frueh to construct approx. 40' x 16' shotcrete retention wall on canyon slope adjacent to approx. 4,181 sq.ft. single-family home on 93,654 sq.ft. lot at 4628 Rancho Reposo, San Diego County. (CH-SD)

South Coast District (Los Angeles County)

15.  Deputy Director's Report For Los Angeles CountyCONCURRED

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 Long Beach office at (562) 590-5071.

16.  Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)

17. Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)

a.  City of Long Beach LCP Amendment No. 3-18C (LCP-5-LOB-18-0100-3-Part C)Postponed

Public hearing and action on request of City of Long Beach to amend the Implementing Ordinances (IP) portion of the certified LCP in order to revise regulations regarding urban agriculture, wireless telecommunications facilities, adult-use cannabis, and assembly uses. Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (DZ-LB)

b.  City of Santa Monica LCP Amendment No. LCP-5-SNM-18-0086-1 (Time Extension)Approved

Public hearing and action to extend the 90-day limit for Commission action for up to one year on request by the City of Santa Monica to amend its certified Land Use Plan with a comprehensive update. (AY-LB)

          Motion and Vote 

  Items W18b and W19a, below will share a combined staff report and hearing

    Motion and  Vote 

18. New Appeals

a.  Appeal No. A-5-VEN-19-0201 (Rockport Development Inc., Venice, Los Angeles) Postponed

Appeal by Citizens Preserving Venice, Naomi Nightingale, and Celia Williams decision of City of Los Angeles granting permit with conditions to Rockport Development, Inc. for demolition of single-story, 1,068 sq.ft. vacant church; subdivision of existing approx. 5,005 sq.ft. lot into 2 approx. 2,502 sq.ft. small lots; construction of 3-story, 30-ft. high, 3,203 sq.ft. single-family home with roof deck and 463 sq.ft. 2-car garage on new Parcel A; and construction of 3-story, 30-ft. high, 2,258 sq.ft. single-family home with roof deck and 3 on-site parking spaces on new Parcel B at 1209 6th Ave./566 San Juan Ave., Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (DZ-LB)

b.  Appeal No. A-5-VEN-18-0049 (Mobile Park Investment, Venice, Los Angeles) CONTINUED

Appeal by P.O.W.E.R., Westside Local, LA Tenants Union, Abundant Housing LA, Dean Clements, Will Hawkins, and Steve Dennis decision of Los Angeles granting permit with conditions to Mobile Park Investment for demolition of 2-story, 4-unit residential structure with 2 detached garages and construction of 3-story, 30-ft. high, 4,632 sq.ft. single family home with attached 2-car garage, at 2812-2818 Grand Canal, Venice, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (DZ-LB)

19. Coastal Permit Applications

a.  Application No. 5-19-1015 (Mobile Park Investment, Venice, Los Angeles) CONTINUED

Application of Mobile Park Investment to demolish two, 2-story, 4-unit residential structure with 2 detached garages and construct 3-story, 30-ft. high, 4,632 sq.ft. single-family home with attached 2-car garage at 2812-2818 Grand Canal, Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (DZ-LB)

b.  Application No. A-5-VEN-18-0033 (Bulldog Realtors, Venice, Los Angeles ) APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS

Application of Bulldog Realtors to remodel and add 3,304 sq. feet to existing 1,107 sq.ft. single-family home at 1209 Abbot Kinney Rd., Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (AS-LB)

          Motion and Vote 

South Central Coast District

20.  Deputy Director's ReportCONCURRED

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.

21.  Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)

           Motion and Vote

22. Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)

a.  City of Malibu LCP Amendment No. LCP-4-MAL-13-0241-1 (Affordable Housing Reasonable Accommodation) Certification ReviewCONCURRED

Concurrence with the Executive Director's determination that the action by City of Malibu accepting the Commission's certification with suggested modifications is legally adequate. (DV-V)

23. Notice of Impending Development

a.  University of California at Santa Barbara Notice of Impending Development (NOID) No. UCS-NOID-0003-19 (Classroom Building Project)APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS

Public hearing and action on NOID by UC Santa Barbara for the construction of a 95,250 gross sq. ft. (53,700 assignable sq. ft.), 71 ft. high classroom building; removal of Building 408; relocation of Building 383; soil remediation; relocate existing bicycle path/parking; removal of 12 trees; landscaping; additional bicycle parking; and 27,800 cu. yds. of grading (13,900 cu. yds. of cut, 13,900 cu. yds. of fill) on Main Campus at the University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County. (DV-V)

b.  University of California Santa Barbara Notice of Impending Development (NOID) No. UCS-NOID-0007-19 (Hazardous Tree Replacement) APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS

Public hearing and action on NOID by UC Santa Barbara for removal of 31 mature Eucalyptus trees, located along El Colegio Road, Lot 29, and between Physical Science Building North and Lot 9 on Main Campus at the University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County. (JL-V)

Statewide

 Closed Session

At a convenient time during the meeting, the Commission (CCC) will have a closed session to discuss items of pending litigation, including:

Bell, et al. v. Bell, et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

Casa Blanca Beach Estates Owners' Association v. County of Santa Barbara, et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

Friends, Artists, and Neighbors of Elkhorn Slough, et al. v. CCC, et al. (Heritage Western Communities LTD et al. RPIs), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

Friends of the Canyon v. CCC (Longi et al., RPIs), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

Friends of Oceano Dunes, et al. v. CCC, et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

Martin v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

Martin's Beach I LLC, et al. v. Turnbull Sanders, et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

O'Brien v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

O'Neil v. CCC, et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

Pappas, et al. v. State Coastal Conservancy, et al. (Rancho Cuarta, RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

Spotlight on Coastal Corruption v. CCC, et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

Spotlight on Coastal Corruption v. Kinsey, et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

Venice Stakeholders Association v. City of Los Angeles, et al., Govt. Code § 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

24.  Approval of Minutes

25.  Commissioners' Reports

26. Conservancy Report

27. Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy Report

28. Santa Monica Bay Restoration Report

  29. Deputy Attorney General's Report