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Meeting Agenda
Day 1
Wednesday March 9, 2022- 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. (415) 904-5202

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Wednesday
March 9, 9:00am


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 1982 Hollister Ranch Public Access Program

Informational Briefing on Hollister Ranch Public Access Program, Santa Barbara County. (JA/SC/LL-SF) Submit Comment
  e. LCP Grant Awards (Round 7)

Public hearing and possible Commission action on recommended grant awards for Round 7 of the Commission's LCP Grant Program. (KD-SF) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote 
7. Administrative Calendar
  a. Application No. 5-21-0410 (Kristedja, Newport Beach)
   
Application of Paul Kristedja to remove 98 sq.ft. floating dock, 3’ x 18’ gangway, and one 14” T-pile; relocate two 12” concrete marina guide piles to support new 128 sq.ft. floating dock and 3’ x 24’ gangway, at 3600 Marcus Avenue, Newport Beach, Orange County. (MR-LB) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
  b. Application No. 5-21-0632 (Mumma, Newport Beach)
    Application of Julia Mumma to improve bulkhead consisting of new tiebacks, deadman including to remove and replace deck cantilevered from bulkhead associated with single-family home, at 74 Linda Isle, Newport Beach, Orange County. (FSY-LB) Submit Comment
8. Consent Calendar       Motion and Vote
  a. Application No. 5-20-0410 (Southern California Edison, Orange County)
    Application of Southern California Edison for erosion control and drainage improvements at the Moro Substation including construction of two detention basins, installation of drainage pipes , and energy dissipaters. Also implementation of a Habitat Mitigation & Monitoring Plan to offset project impacts to 0.16 acre of habitat with 0.48 acre restoration project , at north of Laguna Canyon Drive at Woodland Drive in unincorporated Orange County. (MV-LB) Submit Comment
  b. Application No. 5-21-0313 (Rauth, Newport Beach)
    Application of Bill Rauth to remove 481 sq.ft. floating dock, 3’ x 24’ gangway, and one 14” steel pipe pile; re-use in place one 14” steel pipe pile and relocate one 14” steel pipe pile; install new 544 sq.ft. floating dock and 3’ x 24’ gangway, at 1625 Bayside Drive, Newport Beach, Orange County. (FSY-LB) Submit Comment
  c. Application No. 5-21-0317 (Lynch, San Clemente)
    Application of Jose Lynch to remove 24”-high wood retaining wall and and18” high brick wall and construct 5’ patio expansion, new spa and 42” high concrete retaining wall. Grading consists of 220 cu.yds. of cut at 3820 Calle Tiara in San Clemente, Orange County. (MR-LB) Submit Comment
9.
Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)
Motion and Vote
South Coast District (Orange County)
10. Deputy Director's Report
  Report by Deputy Director on permit waivers, emergency permits, immaterial amendments & extensions, local government acceptance of modifications for LCP certification 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
11. Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)
  a. City of Laguna Beach LCP Amendment No. LCP-5-LGB-22-0003-3 (ADUs and CDPs).
    Public hearing and action to extend time limit for Commission action up to one year for certification of City of Laguna Beach LCP Amendment No. LCP-5-LGB-22-0003-3. Amendment No. LCP-5-LGB-22-0003-3 would amend regulations and procedures related to accessory dwelling units, and includes minor changes to the coastal development program. (MA-LB) Submit Comment
  b. City of Newport Beach LCP Amendment No. LCP-5-NPB-21-0084-3 Part A - Setback Maps Clean-Up and Part B – Tattoo Parlors

Public hearing and action to extend the 60-day time limit for Commission action up to one year on a request by the City of Newport Beach to amend its certified LCP to modify the Implementation Program (IP) to in Part A of the request, correct errors in various setback maps and re-establish setbacks consistent with the original district maps and existing pattern of development and Part B modify Tattoo Parlor regulations. (LR-LB) Submit Comment
  c. City of Newport Beach LCP Amendment No. LCP-5-NPB-21-0084-3 Part A - Setback Maps Clean-Up

Concurrence with Executive Director’s determination that the City of Newport Beach request in Part A to amend the Implementation Plan portion of the certified LCP to correct errors in various setback maps and re-establish setbacks consistent with the original district maps and existing pattern of development is a minor amendment. (LR-LB) Submit Comment
  d. City of Newport Beach LCP Amendment No. LCP-5-NPB-21-0084-3 Part B – Tattoo Parlors

Public hearing and action on request by City of Newport Beach to amend Implementation Plan portion of the certified LCP to define tattoo establishments as its own use type separate and distinct from other Restricted Personal Service Use types and restrict the zoning districts where tattoo establishments would be allowed. (LR-LB) Submit Comment
12. Coastal Permit Applications
  a. Application No. A-5-LGB-21-0060 (Highgate Hotels, Laguna Beach)

Application of Highgate Hotels to remodel nine buildings supporting 131 hotel rooms, construct 25 new hotel rooms, expand restaurant, new office and conference areas, new café, and new pool at 647 S Coast Hwy and 610-668 Sleepy Hollow Ln, Laguna Beach, Orange County. (ZR-LB Submit Comment
Ex Parte
Motion and Vote
  b. Application No. 5-21-0391 (City of Newport Beach, Orange County)

Application of City of Newport Beach to remove Jr. Lifeguard structure and construct new 5,400 sq.ft., 18.5’ high, single story Jr. Lifeguard building with 1,720 sq.ft. wood deck on beach parking lot; reconfigure parking lot to accommodate new structure and increase parking by 6 spaces at 901 E. Oceanfront, Newport Beach, Orange County. (MV-LB) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote 
  c. Application No. 5-21-0549 (Los Cerritos Wetlands Authority, Seal Beach)

Application of Los Cerritos Wetlands Authority to drill 18, 6”-diameter boreholes of 10’ to 25’ depth associated with geotechnical investigation; boreholes would be drilled in previously disturbed soils within property that contains a part of the Los Cerritos Wetlands complex, near Haynes Cooling Channel. Disturbance will be limited to areas of boreholes, drilling activities will only disturb soils within ruderal or previously disturbed areas of wetlands complex located in Seal Beach, Orange County. (SA-LB) Submit Comment 
  d. Application No. 5-21-0588 (Coleman, Seal Beach)

Application of Nicholas S. Coleman to demolish 700 sq.ft. single-family home on two adjacent lots, and construct two new 2-story, 2,796 sq. ft. single-family homes each with attached 462 sq.ft. garage on two lots at 1315 Ocean Avenue, Seal Beach, Orange County. (VL-LB)
  e. Application No. 5-21-0641 (City of Laguna Beach, Orange Co.)

Application of City of Laguna Beach Fire Department for fuel modification on approx. 11.62 acres of undeveloped hillside canyon areas adjacent to existing residential development, and mitigation plan to offset impacts to habitat in Hobo Aliso Canyon: east of Barracuda Way and Loretta Drive; and Adjacent to northern terminus of Marilyn Drive and Driftwood Drive, and east of Driftwood Drive and Ocean Vista Drive, City of Laguna Beach, Orange County. (MA-LB) Submit Comment
Ex Parte
Motion and Vote
San Diego Coast District
13. Deputy Director's Report

Report by Deputy Director on permit waivers, emergency permits, immaterial amendments & extensions, local government acceptance of modifications for LCP certification 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 Comment
14. Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)
  a. City of Oceanside LCP Amendment No. LCP-6-OCN-21-0077-2 (Coast Highway Corridor Incentive District) Time Extension

Public hearing and action to extend the 90-day limit for Commission action for up to one year 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
  b. City of Oceanside Amendment No. LCP-6-OCN-21-0094-2 (Emergency Shelters)

Concurrence with the Executive Director’s determination that the request by City of Oceanside to amend its certified Implementation Plan to update regulations for emergency shelters is de minimis, and if the Commission does not concur with the de minimis determination, possible action to extend the deadline for final Commission action on the amendment. (TR-SD) Submit Comment
  c. City of Carlsbad LCP Amendment No. LCP-6-CAR-20-0077-2 (ADU Update)

Public hearing and action on request by City of Carlsbad to amend the certified Village and Barrio Master Plan (LUP) and Zoning Ordinance (IP) to revise regulations related to accessory dwelling units consistent with state law. (CB-SD) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
Motion and Vote
Motion and Vote
Motion and Vote 
Amending Motion and Vote 
  d. City of Encinitas LCP Amendment No. LCP-6-ENC-21-0075-2 (Inclusionary Housing) Time Extension

Public hearing and action to extend the 60-day limit for Commission action for up to one year on request by City of Encinitas to amend its certified Implementation Plan to update regulations related to inclusionary housing. (KC-SD) Submit Comment
  e. City of Encinitas LCP Amendment No. LCP-6-ENC-21-0076-2 (Tandem and Inclusionary Parking) Time Extension

Public hearing and action to extend the 60-day limit for Commission action for up to one year on request by City of Encinitas to amend its certified Implementation Plan to update parking regulations for tandem parking and inclusionary housing. (KC-SD) Submit Comment
  f. City of San Diego LCP Amendment No. LCP-6-SAN-21-0046-2 (Short Term Rentals)

Public hearing and action on request by City of San Diego to amend its certified Implementation Plan to regulate and limit the number of residential short-term rentals. (AL-SD) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
Motion and Vote
15. Public Works Plan
  a. Notice of Impending Development No. NCC-NOID-0001-22 (Carmel Valley Bike Trail Connection, San Diego)

Public hearing and action on NOID by California Department of Transportation, pursuant to NCC PWP/TREP, to construct 12’ wide shared use bike/pedestrian path connecting Old Sorrento Valley Road on west side of Interstate 5 (I-5) with State Route 56 (SR-56) bike path on east side of I-5, including utility relocation, signage, slope paving, restoration of rock slope protection, lodge pole fencing, and path lighting, as well as operational improvements on I-5 and SR-56 between Old Sorrento Valley Road and the Del Mar Heights Interchange, San Diego, San Diego County. (SF-SD) https://www.coastal.ca.gov/meetings/agenda/ Submit Comment
16. Coastal Permit Applications
  a. Application No. 6-21-0551 (Ewing, Solana Beach)

Application of Elisabeth Ewing to demolish 2,150 sq.ft., 1-story single family home and construct 3,960 sq.ft., 2-story single family home with attached 400 sq.ft. garage on 14,000 sq.ft. lot at 514 Canyon Drive, Solana Beach, San Diego County. (KC-SD) Submit Comment
17. Permit Amendments
  a. Permit No. 6-88-008-A5 (22nd District Agricultural Association Surfside Race Place, Del Mar)

Request by 22nd District Agricultural Association to amend permit for Del Mar Fairgrounds satellite wagering facility for after-the-fact authorization to convert portion of facility into approx. 1,800 seat concert venue and approx. 7,000 sq.ft. beer tasting exhibition area at 2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard, Del Mar, San Diego County. (SL-SD) (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
     
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:
    AMJT Capital LLC, et al. v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
    Citizens Preserving Venice, et al., v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
    Cotsen v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
    Friends of Oceano Dunes v. California Department of Parks and Recreation, et al. (21CV-0275) Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
    Friends of Oceano Dunes v. CCC, et al. (21CV-0214), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
    Friends of Oceano Dunes v. CCC, et al. (22CV-0024), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
    Lent v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
    North County Transit District v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
    Pappas, et al. v. State Coastal Conservancy, et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
    People Protecting San Pedro Bluffs v. CCC (Poola, et al., RPIs), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
    People Protecting San Pedro Bluffs v. CCC (Murthy et al., RPIs), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
    Santa Monica Bayside Owners Association v. City of Santa Monica, et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
    Shear v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
    Stanger v. CCC (Nir Paz, RPIs), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
    Tibbitts v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
    Van de Walker v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
    Friends of Oceano Dunes, Inc. v. CCC, et al. (Case 16CV-0160), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
    Friends of Oceano Dunes, Inc. v. CCC, et al. (Case 20CV-0100), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
    Friends of Oceano Dunes, Inc. v. CCC, et al. (Case 17CV-0267), 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
18. Approval of Minutes
19. Commissioners' Reports
20. Commission Sub-Committee Reports
21. Conservancy Report
22. Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy Report
23. Santa Monica Bay Restoration Report
24. Deputy Attorney General's Report