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Meeting Agenda
Day 1

Wednesday, November 17, 2021-- 9:00 a.m.

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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1. CALL TO ORDER and ROLL CALL
2. VIRTUAL MEETING PROCEDURES
3. Agenda Changes
4. 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.
5. Chair's Report
Statewide
6. Executive Director's Report
 a.Executive Director's Report
        
  Submit Comment
 b.Commission Correspondence
        
  Consideration and potential action on Commission correspondence. Submit Comment
 c.Legislative Report
        
  Status and possible action on pending legislation. (JA/SC-SF) Submit Comment
 d. Informational Briefing on Public Trust Tidelands and Sea Level Rise
  Report     
  Presentation on policy recommendations and research priorities developed by Dr. Charles Lester, Director of the Ocean and Coastal Policy Institute at UC Santa Barbara, designed to ensure protection of public trust tidelands in the face of sea level rise. (CB-SF) Submit Comment
 e. Draft Critical Infrastructure Sea Level Rise Planning Guidance.
  ReportCorrespondence    
  Public hearing and possible Commission action on “Critical Infrastructure at Risk: Sea Level Rise Planning Guidance for California’s Coastal Zone”. (KD-SF) Submit Comment
7. Consent Calendar       Motion and Vote
 a.Application No. 5-20-0706 (Playa Redondo, LLC, Torrance)
  ReportExhibits    
  Application of Playa Redondo, LLC. to remodel interior and add 2,071 sq.ft. to landward side of 2-story, 7,965 sq.ft. single family home on 26,825 sq.ft. coastal bluff lot at 433 Paseo de la Playa, Torrance, Los Angeles County. (MR-LB) Submit Comment
 b.Application No. 5-21-0389 (Marcelli, Venice)
  ReportExhibits    
  Application of Enrico and Pascale Marcelli for after-the-fact construction of 2-story, 25’-2” high, 1,844 sq. ft. single-family home, and addition of 328 sq.ft. on 2nd level consisting of 68 sq.ft. bathroom and 260 sq.ft. bedroom and library resulting in 2,172 sq.ft. single-family home at 2507 Eastern Canal, Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (JD-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
8.
Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)
Motion and Vote
North Central Coast District
9. 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. Submit Comment
10.Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)
 a. San Mateo County LCP Amendment No. LCP-2-SMC-21-0001-1 (ADUs). Certification Review
  ReportExhibits    
  Concurrence with the Executive Director’s determination that the action by San Mateo County accepting certification of LCP-2-SMC-21-0001-1 with modifications (amending LCP ADU provisions) is legally adequate. (EM-SF) Submit Comment
 b. City of Half Moon Bay LCP Amendment No. LCP-2-HMB-21-0068-1 (ADUs).
  ReportExhibits    
  Public hearing and action on request by Half Moon Bay to amend the LCP’s accessory dwelling unit provisions, and if the Commission does not take a final action, possible action to extend the deadline for final Commission action on the amendment. (ST-SF) Submit Comment
11.Permit Amendments
 a. Permit Amendment Application No. 2-15-1357-A1 (San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Armoring, Ocean Beach)
  ReportExhibits    
  
Request by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission to amend permit: 1) to extend the authorization period for existing armoring and erosion control measures by six months (to July 1, 2022); and 2) to allow for an increased area of allowed sand berm coverage and increased thickness of coarse sand cover for such sand berms, all located seaward of the Great Highway and south of Sloat Boulevard and fronting the City’s Oceanside Wastewater Treatment Facility and related infrastructure in the southern portion of the City of San Francisco near Fort Funston in San Francisco County. (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.) (PB-SF) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
Central Coast District
12. 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. .Submit Comment
13.Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)
 a. San Luis Obispo County LCP Amendment No. LCP-3-SLO-21-0027-1-Part F (Los Osos Vacation Rentals).
  

Report

     
  
Time Extension Only. Public hearing and action on extension of time limit to act on request by San Luis Obispo County to amend LCP provisions for vacation rentals in the unincorporated community of Los Osos in San Luis Obispo County. (KK-SC) Submit Comment
Items 14c and 14d below will have a combined hearing.
14.New Appeals
 a. Appeal No. A-3-SLO-21-0061 (Eublera Second Unit, Los Osos)
  ReportExhibits    
  Appeal by Los Osos Sustainability Group of San Luis Obispo County decision approving 1,199 sq.ft., 3-bedroom second residential unit at 2011 Tapidero Avenue in the unincorporated community of Los Osos in San Luis Obispo County. (EW-SC) Submit Comment
 b. Appeal No. A-3-MCO-21-0064 (Isabella 2 SFD, Carmel Point)
        
  Appeal by Property Owners Concerned with Equal Treatment, Fairness, and Tribal Cultural Resources of Monterey County decision approving 2,100 sq.ft. single-family home (with a 318 sq.ft. deck and related residential development), a variance to increase allowed floor area ratio from 45% to 58.4%, approximately 304 cubic yards of grading, and relocation of four Coast live oak trees at vacant 3,595 sq.ft property at 26308 Isabella Avenue in unincorporated Carmel Point area of Monterey County. (AM-SC) Submit Comment 
 c.Appeal No. A-3-SLO-21-0065 (Bookout SFD, Cambria)
  ReportExhibits    
  Appeal by Commissioners Escalante and Hart, Elizabeth Bettenhausen, Christine Heinrichs, and Ted Key of San Luis Obispo County decision approving a 3,136 sq.ft. single-family home (with a 1,000 sq.ft. garage and a 1,000 sq.ft. workshop) and related development on undeveloped property at 6725 Cambria Pines Road in the unincorporated community of Cambria in San Luis Obispo County. (Note: The Commission's enforcement division has opened an investigation into potential Coastal Act violations associated with this item and/or this site, as is explained further in the staff report.) (EW-SC) Submit Comment 
 d.Appeal No. A-3-SLO-21-0066 (Hadian SFD, Cambria)
  ReportExhibits    
  Appeal by Commissioners Escalante and Hart, Elizabeth Bettenhausen, Christine Heinrichs, and Ted Key of San Luis Obispo County decision approving a 4,000 sq.ft single-family home (with 2,200 sq.ft. garage/workshop, 350 sq.ft. gazebo, 420 sq.ft. greenhouse, 1,200 sq.ft. covered porch/deck, 700 sq.ft. pergola deck, and 1,900 sq.ft. open deck) and related development on undeveloped property at 6785 Cambria Pines Road in the unincorporated community of Cambria in San Luis Obispo County. (Note: The Commission's enforcement division has opened an investigation into potential Coastal Act violations associated with this item and/or this site, as is explained further in the staff report.) (EW-SC) Submit Comment 
South Coast District (Los Angeles County)
15. 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. Submit Comment
16.New Appeals
 a. Appeal No. A-5-PPL-21-0037 (Michael Aminpour, Pacific Palisades)
        
  Appeal by Pacific Palisades Residents Association and Edgewater Tower Condominium Homeowners Association from City of Los Angeles decision granting permit with conditions to California Food Managers, LLC and Heavenly Tigers, LLC (Michael Aminpour) for demolition of 1,860 sq.ft. vacant fast food restaurant, 11,500 cu. yds. of grading (11,500 cut and 800 recompaction), and construction of new retaining wall and 5-story (plus subterranean garage), 60’ 9” tall, 32,225 sq.ft., mixed-use building with 39 dwelling units (4 restricted Very Low Income and 4 restricted Moderate Income), 2,900 sq.ft. of ground floor commercial uses, and 49 parking spaces at 17346 Sunset Boulevard, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (DZ-LB) Submit Comment 
 b. Appeal No. A-5-VEN-21-0067 (Boyd & Guglielmino, Venice)
  ReportExhibits    
  
Appeal by Stewart Oscars from decision of City of Los Angeles granting permit with conditions to Matthew Boyd and Alexandra Guglielmino for demolition of 816 sq.ft., 1-story, single-family home, garage and accessory structure and construction of new, 2-story, 32’-7” ft. high, 2,795 sq.ft. single-family home with attached 392 sq.ft., 2-car garage and one unenclosed guest space, swimming pool and 259 sq.ft. roof deck with 99 sq.ft. roof access structure at 822 Angelus Place, Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (JD-LB) Submit Comment
 c. Appeal No. A-5-VEN-21-0063 (Sutter, Venice)
  ReportExhibitsCorrespondence   
  Appeal by Executive Director et. al. from City of Los Angeles action granting permit with conditions to Vera and Gary Sutter for demolition of 3 detached structures with 9 dwelling units, consolidation of 2 lots, and construction of new, 3-story over basement, 39-ft. tall, 13,412 sq. ft., mixed-use development including 9 new dwelling units, a 1,568 sq. ft. restaurant, and 27 parking spaces at 811 and 815 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (CS-LB) Submit Comment
 d. Appeal No. A-5-VEN-21-0036 (Goldstein, Venice)
  ReportExhibitsCorrespondence   
  
Appeal by Richard Stanger, Citizens Preserving Venice represented by Sue Kaplan, Ingrid Marston, and Warren Adler from decision of City of Los Angeles West Los Angeles Area Planning Commission granting permit to Gregory Goldstein and Annette Goldstein for the demolition of 1-story single-family home and detached garage and construction of new 2-story, 28’ high, 2,834 sq.ft. single-family home, 423 sq.ft. detached accessory structure (garage and bathroom), swimming pool, and 3 on-site parking spaces at 610 Mildred Ave., Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (JD-LB) Submit Comment
  Motion and Vote 
17.Coastal Permit Applications
 a. Application No. A-5-VEN-15-0003 (Liongate Global#1, LLC, Venice)
  ReportExhibits    
  
Application of Liongate Global#1, LLC to convert three-story, 30’ high, 4,230 sq.ft. single-family home with two onsite parking spaces to 4,230 sq.ft. mixed use development consisting of 550 sq.ft. of retail on ground floor, 2,990 sq.ft. artist-in-residence on second and third floors, three onsite parking spaces and eight bicycle spaces at 1214 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice, Los Angeles County. (AS-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 
 b. Application No. 5-21-0022 (Lane, Hermosa Beach)
  ReportExhibits    
  
Application of Gary Lane to demolish two-story, 1,474 sq.ft. duplex and construct three-story, 3,828 sq.ft. single-family home with attached 511 sq.ft. ground-level ADU, attached two-car garage, and one guest space adjacent to garage at 413 25th Street, Hermosa Beach, Los Angeles County. (AS-LB) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
 c. Application No. A-5-VEN-21-0052 (Zashin, Venice)
  ReportExhibits    
  
Application of Hillary and Stephen Zashin to demolish two single-family homes (1,112 sq.ft. and 576 sq.ft.) on approx. 5,200 sq.ft. lot and construct 2-story, approximately 25’ high, 2,993 sq.ft. duplex (582 sq.ft. and 2,253 sq.ft.) with 2-car garage and 3 uncovered parking spaces, and roof deck at 628 and 628 ½ Santa Clara Avenue, Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (DZ-LB) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
 d. Application No. 5-21-0422 (Ledford, Hermosa Beach)
  ReportExhibits    
  
Application of Otto Ledford to demolish 2-story, 2,260 sq.ft. duplex and construct 3-story, 25’ high, 3,853 sq.ft. single-family home with attached 574 sq.ft. ground-level ADU, 576 sq ft. attached 2-car garage, and two guest spaces in the driveway, and 358 sq.ft. roof deck at 419-421 25th Street, Hermosa Beach, Los Angeles County. (JD-LB) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
18.Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)
 a. City of Redond Beach LCP Amendment No. LCP-5-RDB-21-0061-1 (Vehicle Miles Traveled)
  ReportExhibits    
  Concurrence with the Executive Director's determination that the request by the City of Redondo Beach to amend a section of the Implementation Plan's transportation provisions is de minimis. (CS-LB) Submit Comment
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:
  Benedetti, et al. v. County of Marin, et al. (CCC, RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Dunes Development LLC v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  EcoLogic Partners, Inc., et al. v. CCC, et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Environmental Defense Center, et al. v. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Friends of Oceano Dunes v. CCC, et al. (Case 16CV-0160), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Friends of Oceano Dunes v. CCC, et al. (Case 20CV-0100), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Friends of Oceano Dunes v. CCC, et al. (Case 17CV-0267), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Friends of Oceano Dunes v. California Department of Parks and Recreation, et al., (Case 21CV-0275) Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Friends of Oceano Dunes, Inc. v. CCC (California Department of Parks and Recreation, et al. RPIs) (Case 21CV-0246), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Friends of Oceano Dunes, Inc. v. CCC, et al. (County of San Luis Obispo, et al., RPIs) (Case 21CV-0214), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Friends of Oceano Dunes, Inc. v. CCC (California Department of Parks and Recreation, et al., RPIs) (Case 21CV-0541), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Friends of the Canyon v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Humboldt Alliance for Responsible Planning v. CCC, et al. (Bureau of Indian Affairs, RPI) (Case CV190866), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Levy, et al. v. City of Los Angeles, et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Misenum, LLC, et al. v. City of San Diego, et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Pappas, et al. v. State Coastal Conservancy, et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Sanson v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Shear v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Stanger v. CCC (Paz et al., RPIs), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Stanger v. CCC (2416 Frey LLC, et al., RPIs), 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
19.
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


Future Meetings:
The next meetings of the Coastal Commission will be November 17-19, 2021, and December 15-17, 2021.