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Meeting Agenda
Day 1

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 -- 9:00 a.m.

Virtual Hearing
Procedures in English & Spanish


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As a result of the Covid-19 emergency, and the Governor’s Executive Orders N-29-20-and N-33-20, this Coastal Commission meeting will occur virtually through video and teleconference. The Coastal Commission is conducting the meeting virtually to avoid a public gathering and protect public health during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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December 9 at 9:00am
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. ROLL CALL
3.  VIRTUAL MEETING PROCEDURES
4. Agenda Changes
5. General Public Comment
 Public comments that are not related to any of the items specifically listed on the agenda will be heard at approximately 9:00 am, for no more than one hour. At the discretion of the Chair, speakers may be given up to 2 minutes. Due to the transition to a virtual meeting platform, the Coastal Commission at this time will not allow for the ceding of time from one speaker to another speaker. Note: You may address the Commission on a specific topic one time only each month. Please submit a request to speak by 5:00 pm the day before the hearing to assist with meeting management sign up. We will stop taking speaker requests by 8:30 am on each day of the meeting. Please see the Coastal Commission’s Virtual Hearing Procedures memo for submitting a request to speak.
6. Chair's Report
Statewide
7.Executive Director's Report
 a. Executive Director's Report
  Submit Comment
 b.Commission Correspondence
  Consideration and potential action on Commission correspondence. Submit Comment
 c. Public Education Program Annual Update
  Report

Public Education presentation on its activities and accomplishments for 2020. (CP-SF) Submit Comment
   
8.Consent Calendar
9.
Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)
Motion and Vote
South Coast District (Orange County)
10.Administrative Calendar
 a. Application No. 5-19-1017 (Capistrano Shores Inc., San Clemente)
  ReportExhibits
  Application of Capistrano Shores Inc. to construct new hardscape improvements including pedestrian sidewalk improvements, new 5’4” tall block wall with 6’6” tall entry columns to replace approx. 68-linear ft. of 6-ft. chain link fencing, two 3’6” tall monument signs with in-ground lighting at entry point to Capistrano Shores Mobile home Park, at 1880 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, Orange County. (LR-LB) Submit Comment
South Coast District (Orange County)
11.Deputy Director's Report
 a. 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. Submit Comments
12.Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)
 a. City of Newport Beach LCP Amendment No. LCP-5-NPB-19-0151-2 (Transfer of Development Rights).
  ReportExhibits
  Public hearing and action on request by City of Newport Beach to amend both the Land Use Plan (LUP) and Implementation Plan (IP) portions of the certified LCP to add one new LUP policy and add new IP section outlining procedures for transfer of development rights from a property to one or more other properties in, City of Newport Beach, Orange County. (LR-LB) Submit Comment
 b. City of Newport Beach LCP Amendment No. 1-20 (LCP-5-NPB-20-0025-1; Lido Isle Hedge Heights and ADUs) Time Extension.
  Report
  Public hearing and action to extend 60-day time limit for Commission action for up to one year on request by City of Newport Beach to amend its certified Implementation Plan to revise certain regulations regarding Lido Isle hedge heights and accessory dwelling units in, City of Newport Beach, Orange County. (AS-LB) Submit Comment
 c. City of Newport Beach LCP Amendment No. LCP-5-NPB-20-0060-2 (Part A – Setback Map S-1A) and Part B (Residential Zoning District Minimum Lot Size, Overlay Zoning Districts, and Public Notice Distribution). Time Extension
  Report
  Public hearing and action to extend 60-day time limit for Commission action up to one year on request by City Newport Beach to amend various LCP Implementation Plan (IP) regulations including public hearing notice requirements, residential zoning district minimum lot size, overlay zoning districts, and a change to setbacks applicable to 6501/6503 Seashore Drive on Setback Map S-1A in, City of Newport Beach, Orange County. (LR-LB) Submit Comment
 d. City of Laguna Beach LCP Amendment No. LCP-5-LGB-20-0051-3. Time Extension
  Report
  Public hearing and action to extend time limit for Commission action up to one year on request by the City of Laguna Beach to certify its LCP Amendment, which would amend the Land Use Plan (LUP) and Implementing Ordinances (LIP) portion of the certified LCP to modify its Historic Preservation Program. (MA-LB) Submit Comment
 e. City of Laguna Beach LCP Amendment No. LCP-5-LGB-20-0052-2. Time Extension
  Report 
  Appeal by Mark & Sharon Fudge from decision of City of Laguna Beach granting permit with conditions to Robert and Lucy Donahue to remodel 3,023 sq.ft. single-family home, including 1,101 sq.ft. of additions greater than 15 ft. in height, tandem parking, 372 sq.ft. new elevated decks; new skylights, grading to create new pool/spa, new pedestrian entry feature, new landscaping, at 1225 Cliff Dr., Laguna Beach, Orange County. (AS-LB) Submit Comment
13.New Appeals
 a. Appeal No. A-5-LGB-20-0055 (Donahue, Laguna Beach)
  ReportExhibits
  Appeal by Mark & Sharon Fudge from decision of City of Laguna Beach granting permit with conditions to Robert and Lucy Donahue to remodel 3,023 sq.ft. single-family home, including 1,101 sq.ft. of additions greater than 15 ft. in height, tandem parking, 372 sq.ft. new elevated decks; new skylights, grading to create new pool/spa, new pedestrian entry feature, new landscaping, at 1225 Cliff Dr., Laguna Beach, Orange County. (AS-LB) Submit Comment
 b. Appeal No. A-5-LGB-20-0057 (NS Laguna Management, LLC, Laguna Beach)
  Appeal by Mark & Sharon Fudge from decision of City of Laguna Beach granting permit with conditions to NS Laguna Management, LLC to replace exterior doors in-kind, repair guardrail in-kind, repair under floor crawlspace wood panels and framing, repair built-up asphalt roofing, replace Fire Department-related elements (wet stand pipe/sprinklers), repair non-compliant electrical and plumbing elements, remodel interior of Reef Tower structure, and repair/restripe surface parking lot associated with Pacific Edge Hotel’s Reef Structure, at 653 Sleepy Hollow Lane, Laguna Beach, Orange County. (AS-LB) Submit Comment
14.Coastal Permit Applications
 a. Application No. A-5-LGB-18-0071 (Hale, Laguna Beach)
  ReportExhibits
  
Application of Martin & Deborah Hale for an approximately 25-ft. lateral extension of existing 4- to 5-ft. high landscape wall comprised of stacked broken concrete with no foundation (no change in maximum height), and new vegetation on an ocean-fronting, bluff property at 15 Camel Point Drive, Laguna Beach, Orange County. (MA-LB) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
 b. Application No. 5-19-0345 (Orange County Parks, Dana Point)
  ReportExhibitsCorrespondence
  
Application of OC Parks to remove damaged public sidewalk, boardwalk, stairs, wooden bulkhead, restroom and associated utilities, basketball court, approx. 55 parking spaces, palm trees, and light poles and installation of approx. 870 linear ft. of sandcubes (1 cu.yd. ea.) over layer of geotextile and approx. 840 linear ft. of armor rock along seaward edge of coastal trail and park facilities for period of 2 to 5 years, some aspects of proposal were previously undertaken pursuant to multiple emergency permits, at Capistrano Beach County Park, City of Dana Point, Orange County. (DZ-LB) (NOTE: The Commission's enforcement division has opened an investigation into potential Coastal Act violations associated with this item and site, as is explained further in the staff report.) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
 c. Application No. 5-19-1177 (Cyprus, Newport Beach)
  ReportExhibits 
  Application of Kip Cyprus to modify boat dock by replacing unpermitted stairs/pier and pier platform with smaller stairs/pier and pier platform and replace permitted boat dock float and gangway with new boat dock float and gangway at 221 Via Lido Soud, Newport Beach, Orange County. (MV-LB) (NOTE: The Commission's enforcement division has opened an investigation into potential Coastal Act violations associated with this item and site, as is explained further in the staff report.) Submit Comment
 d. Application No. 5-19-1243 (Scalini, Seal Beach)
  ReportExhibits 
  Application of Javier Scalini for major remodel and addition of 3,161 sq.ft, 3-story, approx. 35-ft. tall, beachfront single-family home with two attached one-car garages totaling 509 sq.ft., resulting in 3,227 sq.ft., 3-story, approx. 35-ft.tall, beachfront single-family home with two attached one-car garages totaling 509 sq.ft.; also foundation work, interior work, exterior work, demolition of portion of roof and replace with new roof, replace 1st floor beachfront deck guardrails and apply new finish and replace 2nd and 3rd floor beachfront decks; and install French drains at, A64 Surfside Avenue, Seal Beach, Orange County. (FSY-LB) Submit Comment
 e. Application No. 5-20-0060 (Pickle, San Clemente)
  Application of Paul Pickle to demolish swimming pool, construct 3-story, 6,028 sq.ft., single family home with deepened caisson foundation system along bluff facing footprint of proposed structure, construct detached 469 sq.ft. garage, and remodel two-story guest unit/garage structure at, 314 La Rambla, San Clemente, Orange County. (VL-LB) Submit Comment
 f. Application No. 5-20-0429 (Laguna Beach Dept. of Public Works)
  
Application of City of Laguna Beach Department of Public Works for consolidated permit, including after-the-fact approval of 10 as-built improvements to beach stairway, approval of 4 proposed improvements to beach stairway, permanently install temporary rip-rap below northern slope, and install rock-bolt system on southern slope, at Pearl Street Beach, Laguna Beach, Orange County. (CS-LB) (NOTE: The Commission's enforcement division has opened an investigation into potential Coastal Act violations associated with this item and site, as is explained further in the staff report.) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
San Diego Coast District
15. 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 Diego office at (619) 767-2370. Submit Comments
16.Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)
 a. City of Oceanside LCP Amendment No. LCP-6-OCN-19-0146-3 (Transit Overlay District) Time Extension
  Report  
  Public hearing and action to extend the 90-day limit for Commission action on request by City of Oceanside to amend its Implementation Plan to increase density within the same building setbacks/height limit and modify parking regulations within the Downtown “D” District. (TR-SD) Submit Comment
 b. City of Oceanside LCP Amendment No. LCP-6-OCN-19-0147-3 (Coast Highway Corridor Incentive District) Time Extension
  Report
  Public hearing and action to extend the 90-day limit for Commission action on request by City of Oceanside to amend its Land Use Plan and Implementation Plan to facilitate redevelopment along northern portion of Coast Highway. (TR-SD) Submit Comment
 c. City of Carlsbad LCP Amendment No. LCP-6-CAR-20-0033-1 (Inclusionary Housing & Density Bonus Update).
  ReportExhibits 
  Public hearing and action on request by City of Carlsbad to amend the certified Zoning Ordinance (IP) to revise regulations related to inclusionary housing and density bonuses consistent with state law. (EP-SD) Submit Comment
17.New Appeals
 a. Appeal No. A-6-COR-19-0027 (Arendsee, Coronado)
  ReportExhibits 
  Appeal by Commissioners Padilla & Brownsey from decision of City of Coronado granting permit to Allan Arendsee to demolish 3-ft. high, 85-ft. long retaining wall and construct new 7-ft. high, 85-ft. long sheet pile retaining wall on bayfront lot, at 409 1st St., Coronado, San Diego County. (ML-SD) Submit Comment
18.Coastal Permit Applications
 a. Application 6-18-0032 (North Torrey Pines Pedestrian Ramps, San Diego)
  ReportExhibits 
  Application of City of San Diego to reconstruct pedestrian ramp under N. Torrey Pines Rd. bridge with 6.5-ft. long, 81 sq.ft. seaward ramp extension, restack approx. 500 sq.ft. of scattered rip rap adjacent to extension, and permanently authorize emergency construction of approx. 60-ft. long retaining wall under pedestrian ramp, at 13018 N. Torrey Pines Rd., Torrey Pines, San Diego, San Diego County. (AL-SD) Submit Comment
Statewide
19.
Approval of Minutes
Motion and Vote
20. Commissioners' Reports
21. Commission Sub-committee Reports
22. Conservancy Report
23. Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy Report
24. Santa Monica Bay Restoration Report
25. Deputy Attorney General's Report