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Meeting Agenda
February 2020

Long Beach City Hall
411 W. Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90802

 

Wednesday February 12, 2020, 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. 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.  Legislative Report

Status report and possible action on pending legislation. (JA/SC-SF)

d. Changes to Commission Regulations

Briefing for Commissioners and the public on regulation changers that became effective on January 1, 2020. The changes update and improve the regulations, with revised procedures for hearings, appeals, enforcement, and dispute resolution, along with numerous minor changes. (LW-RM/SF)

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

Continued discussion and opportunity for public comment 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.  Commission Resolution

Resolution of Appreciation for Dayna Bochco's service as Chair to the Commission.

           Motion and Vote

North Central Coast District

7.  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 San Francisco office at (415) 904-5260.

8. Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)

9. Coastal Permit Application

a. Application No. 2-17-0438 (AMJT Capital and BPUD, Bolinas, Marin Co.) Postponed

Application of AMJT Capital, LLC and Bolinas Public Utilities District to redevelop and expand approx. 170-ft long seawall, associated fronting revetment, and connecting public access stairways, on beach and bluffs fronting single-family home, at 100 Brighton Ave. in unincorporated community of Bolinas, Marin County. (SP-SF)

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 Santa Cruz office at (831) 427-4863.

 

a. ODSVRA PWP Update Report

Quarterly status report (currently scheduled for February 2020, April 2020, and July 2020 Commission meetings) by State Parks on the progress of State Parks' Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area (ODSVRA) Public Works Plan (PWP) efforts.

11. Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)

          Motion and Vote

12. Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)

a.  Santa Cruz County LCP Amendment No. LCP-3-SCO-19-0200-3 (Agricultural & School Employee Housing)

Concurrence with the Executive Director's determination that the request by Santa Cruz County to modify the LCP to allow for specific agricultural and school employee housing projects on land zoned for agriculture and public facilities, respectively, is minor. (RG-SC)

13. New Appeals

a. Appeal No. A-3-SLO-19-0195 (Swift, Cambria, San Luis Obispo Co.) Withdrawn

Appeal by Commissioners Escalante and Rice of San Luis Obispo County decision granting permit to John Swift for construction of 2,944 sq.ft., 2-story single-family home with attached 524 sq.ft. garage, and associated grading and landscaping improvements on 7,780 sq.ft. vacant parcel in unincorporated community of Cambria in San Luis Obispo County. (BO-SC)

b.  A-3-PSB-19-0216 (Addie Street, Pismo Beach, San Luis Obispo Co.) Withdrawn

Appeal by Commissioners Brownsey and Rice for construction of 195 sq.ft. bedroom addition and 265 sq.ft. deck addition (both after the fact) and new construction of 475 sq.ft. raised parking deck, all to existing single-family home in the back beach dune area of Pismo State Beach and adjacent to Pismo Creek at 136 Addie St. in Pismo Beach, San Luis Obispo County. (KB-SC)

14. Coastal Permit Application

a. Application No. 3-18-1092 (Perry Manufactured Homes, Oceano, San Luis Obispo Co.) Postponed

Application of Joseph Perry to install 2 manufactured homes; construct concrete foundations and decomposed granite parking area; restore habitat areas; and related improvements at 746 Jetty Ave. in unincorporated community of Oceano in San Luis Obispo County. (BO-SC)

b. Application No. 3-18-1230 (Port San Luis Repair and Maintenance, Avila Beach, San Luis Obispo Co.) Postponed

Application of Port San Luis Harbor District to perform recurring repair and maintenance of District-owned facilities and infrastructure for 5 years, within District's boundaries in and around San Luis Bay, including Harford Pier, Harford Land Area, Fisherman/Olde Port Beaches, Avila Beach, and Avila Pier, in unincorporated community of Avila Beach in San Luis Obispo County. (AM-SC)

c.  Application No. A-3-SLO-19-0180 (Shear Development Company, Los Osos, San Luis Obispo Co.) Postponed

Application of Shear Development Co., LLC to construct 3 single-family homes on 3 existing vacant parcels in unincorporated community of Los Osos in San Luis Obispo County. (BO-SC)

d.  Application No. 3-19-0416 (Union Pacific Railroad Fencing, Pacific Grove)

Application of Union Pacific Railroad to construct three 6-ft. tall chain link fences within abandoned railroad right-of-way at intersections of Pico Ave., Sinex Ave., and Jewell Ave. in Pacific Grove, Monterey County. (BO-SC)

          Motion and Vote

South Coast District (Los Angeles County)

15. Administrative Calendar

a. Application No. 5-19-1059 (Logan, Long Beach)

Application of Matt Logan to remove (like-for-like) replacement of existing 40 x 4 concrete dock, 6 x 15 main walk, 2.5 x 16 aluminum gangway, and 30 x 52 platform with guardrails. Two existing piles would be repaired onsite using FX-70 strong tie at 5761 Corso Di Napoli, Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (AS-LB)

b. Application No. 5-19-1156 (Florie, Long Beach)

Application of Walt Florie to replace 698.5 sq.ft. dock float, 45 sq.ft. gangway, 14 sq.ft. landing, and two 16-in. piles (like-for-like) in same configuration, at 5585 Corso Di Napoli, Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (MR-LB)

c. Application No. 5-19-1197 (Burcham, Long Beach)

Application of Dave Burcham to remove 33 sq.ft. non-conforming portion of existing 201 sq.ft. dock, resulting in 28 x 6 (168 sq.ft.) dock at 120 Rivo Alto Canal, Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (AS-LB)

d. Application No. 5-19-1200 (Newman, Long Beach)

Application of Anne Newman to replace 912 sq.ft. dock float and 80 sq.ft. gangway(like-for-like) in same configuration, with no pile work proposed, at 5500 The Toledo, Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (MR-LB)

16. Consent Calendar      Motion and Vote

a. Application No. 5-18-1225 (Palisades Capital Fund, 3 LLC, Pacific Palisades)

Application of Palisades Capital Fund, 3 LLC to grade approx. 3,529 cu.yds. (3,279 cu.yds. cut and 250 cu.yds. fill) for site preparation, and construct swimming pool; and add 6-ft. high, 362-ft. and 10-ft. high, 243-ft. retaining walls, with pile foundations along northern, eastern, and southern portion of residentially zoned vacant lot, at 1448 Cuesta Linda Dr., Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (ES-LB)

b.  Application No. 5-19-0461 (Alger, Venice, Los Angeles)

Application of Eugene Alger to construct, remodel and add to two single-story family homes on one 3,743 sq.ft. lot, comprised of 121 sq.ft. addition to existing 1,146 sq.ft. structure, and 63 sq.ft. addition to existing 725 sq.ft. structure, resulting in two, 2-story, 27-ft. high single-family homes that are 1,267 sq. feet and 788 sq. feet, at 24 E. Dudley Ave., in Venice, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (MR-LB)

South Coast District (Los Angeles County)

17.  Deputy Director's Report For Los Angeles County

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.

18. Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)

     Ex Parte    Motion and Vote

19. Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)

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

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 assembly uses, urban agriculture, wireless telecommunications facilities, and adult-use cannabis. (DZ-LB)

b. City of Manhattan Beach LCP Amendment No. LCP-5-MNB-19-156-1. Time Extension

Public hearing and action to extend the 60-day limit for Commission action for up to one year on request by the City of Manhattan Beach to amend its certified Implementation Plan to regulate ground floor uses in the Downtown Commercial Zone. (MR-LB)

  Items W20a and W21a, below will share a combined staff report and hearing

      Motion and Vote     Motion and Vote

20. New Appeals

a. Appeal No. A-5-VEN-19-0022 (VDM Limited, LLC, Venice, Los Angeles)

Appeal by California Coastal Commission Executive Director from decision of Los Angeles granting permit to with conditions to VDM Limited, LLC, for demolition of 2-story, 25-ft. high, 1,856 sq.ft. duplex and construction of 3-story, 28-ft. high, 3,932 sq.ft. single-family home with attached 2-car garage on walk street at 21 29th Ave., Venice, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (DZ-LB)

21. Coastal Permit Applications

a. Application No. 5-19-0949 (VDM Limited, LLC, Venice, Los Angeles)

Application of VDM Limited, LLC to demolish 2-story, 25-ft. high, 1,856 sq.ft. duplex and construct 3-story, 28-ft. high, 2,799 sq.ft. single-family home with attached 2-car garage and 2-story 814 sq.ft. accessory dwelling unit on walk street at 21 29th Ave., Venice, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (DZ-LB)

b. Application No. 5-18-0835 (Baker, Pacific Palisades)

Application of Michael Baker to construct 36-ft. high, 2-story, 3,706 sq.ft., single-family home with basement, attached garage, retaining walls, and swimming pool on caisson grade beam foundation, on 3,844 sq.ft. vacant lot, at 17605 West Castellammare Dr., Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (ES-LB)

c.  Application No. 5-18-0999 (Duyne, San Pedro, Los Angeles)

Application of Phil Van Duyne for after-the-fact approval of demolition of 19-ft. high, 2,328 sq.ft. single-family home; and construction of 2-story, approx. 21-ft. high, 2,328 sq.ft. single-family home on bluff top lot at 1355 Paseo del Mar, San Pedro, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (DZ-LB)

d. Application No. 5-19-1015 & A-5-VEN-18-0049 (Mobile Park Investment, Venice, Los Angeles) Postponed

Application of Mobile Park Investment to demolish 2-story, approx. 22-ft. high, 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 and 550 sq.ft. accessory dwelling unit at 2812-2818 Grand Canal, Venice, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (DZ-LB)

e. Application No. 5-18-0692 & A-5-PPL-18-0036 (Loving Family Trust, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles)

Application of Loving Family Trust to demolish 2,637 sq.ft. single-family home and construct 2-story, 28-ft. high, 12,418 sq.ft. single-family home with 3,678 sq.ft. habitable basement, 1,671 sq.ft. accessory dwelling unit, 2,060 sq.ft. garage, and indoor and outdoor swimming pool. Approximately 4,100 cu.yds. of grading (700 cu.yds exported), at 405 Puerto Del Mar, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (AS-LB)

          Motion and Vote     Motion and Vote

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:

California State Lands Commission, et al. v. Martins Beach I LLC, et al. , Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

City of Del Mar v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

CREED-21 v. CCC, 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, Inc. v. CCC (State Parks, RPI) , Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A). See Item 4.5

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

Hollister Ranch Owners Association v. Becerra, et al. , Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

Martins Beach I, LLC, et al. v. Ainsworth, et al. , Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

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

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

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

Ruby Falls Fund, LLC v. CCC, et al. , Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

Rudisill v. CCC (Pied a Terre) , Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

Samuel Lawrence Foundation v. CCC, 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)

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

22. Approval of Minutes

   Motion and Vote

23. Commissioners' Reports

24.  Conservancy Report

25. Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy Report

26. Santa Monica Bay Restoration Report

  27. Deputy Attorney General's Report