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Meeting Agenda
Day 2
Thursday, July 14, 2022- 9:00 a.m.


This Coastal Commission meeting will be conducted in a hybrid format, with public participation possible both virtually through video and teleconference, and in person. The Commission strongly encourages continued participation virtually through video and teleconferencing due to changing Covid-19 conditions.

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363 N. Main Street
Fort Bragg, CA 95437

(415) 407-3211


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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.  Consent Calendar
6.

Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)

Ex Parte on Item

Motion and Vote

Energy, Ocean Resources & Federal Consistency
7. Energy, Ocean Resources & Federal Consistency
  Report by the Deputy Director on permit waivers, emergency permits, immaterial amendments & extensions, negative determinations, matters not requiring public hearings, and status report on offshore oil & gas exploration & development. For specific information contact the Commission’s Energy, Ocean Resources, and Federal Consistency Division office at (415) 904-5240. Submit Comments
8. Coastal Permit Applications
  a. Application No. 9-22-0131 (California State Lands Commission, Santa Barbara Co.)
    Report Exhibits         Addendum          
    Application by California State Lands Commission to demolish and remove from beach and adjacent marine waters of two caissons, pier structures and well casings formerly used to support oil production and water injection wells in Goleta, Santa Barbara County. (BC/WH-SF). Submit Comment
Enforcement
9. Enforcement Report
    Report by Chief of Enforcement on Statewide Enforcement Program. (LAH-SF) Submit Comments
     

Please note: Th9.1 thru Th9.3, share a single combined staff report and hearing.

CA State Lands Presentation

Violator Presentation

Tribal Presentation

Public Comment on Items 9.1 - 9.3

Violator Rebuttal

Return to Staff

Commission Discussion

9.1 Consent Cease and Desist Order No. CCC-22-CD-02 (Reservation Ranch, Del Norte County)
    Exhibits Appendix        Addendum          
   

Public hearing and Commission action on proposed administrative order directing property owner Reservation Ranch ( a general partnership), and the partners thereof, to 1) remove unpermitted development, including an unpermitted system of pumps and dams that was used to turn a saltwater tidal slough into a freshwater irrigation pond, and other unpermitted fill of wetlands and sloughs, 2) address civil liabilities by providing public benefits, and 3) cease and desist from undertaking additional unpermitted development at 330 Sarina Road, Smith River, Del Norte County (RM-SF)

Motion and Vote

9.2 Consent Restoration Order No. CCC-22-RO-01 (Reservation Ranch, Del Norte County)
    Exhibits Appendix          
   

Public hearing and Commission action on proposed administrative order directing property owner Reservation Ranch, ( a general partnership), and the partners thereof, to: 1) take restorative actions, including: removal, erosion control, remedial grading, and revegetation activities; 2) provide additional enhancement and protection of coastal resources where unpermitted development occurred and surrounding areas to address temporal losses of habitat; and 3) implement long-term monitoring program; to address unpermitted development, including: an unpermitted system of pumps and dams that was used to turn a saltwater tidal slough into a freshwater irrigation pond, and other unpermitted fill of wetlands and tidal sloughs, at 330 Sarina Road, Smith River, Del Norte County (RM-SF)

Motion and Vote

9.3 Consent Administrative Penalty No. CCC-22-AP3-01 (Reservation Ranch, Del Norte County)New Appeals
    Exhibits Appendix          
   

Public hearing and Commission action on proposed imposition of administrative penalties, requiring property owner Reservation Ranch( a general partnership), and the partners thereof, to provide in lieu projects to resolve monetary liability for violations of the wetland, environmentally sensitive habitat area, biological productivity/water quality, and other provisions of the Coastal Act, at 330 Sarina Road, Smith River, Del Norte County (RM-SF)

Motion and Vote

   
North Central Coast District
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 San Francisco office at (415) 904-5260. Submit Comments
11. Coastal Permit Applications
  a. Application No. 2-22-0193 (Earle-Lim/Lim SFD, Seadrift)
    Report Exhibits          
    Application by Karen Earle-Lim and Wendell Lim to remodel 2,795 sq.ft. single-family home and construct new 433 sq.ft. addition (including to replace roof, septic system, walls, windows, doors, decks and outdoor accessory structures) on a developed site within the private Seadrift residential community just upcoast of the unincorporated Stinson Beach area of Marin County. (HM-SF) Submit Comment
Central Coast District
12. 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 Santa Cruz office at (831) 427-4863. Submit Comments
13. Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)
  a. San Luis Obispo County LCP Amendment Number LCP-3-SLO-20-0059-2 (ADUs). Time Extension Only
    Report            
    Request by San Luis Obispo County to extend the six-month deadline to acknowledge and accept Coastal Commission suggested modifications related to the Commission’s February 2022 action on the County’s proposed accessory dwelling unit amendments. (EW-SC) Submit Comment
  b. Santa Cruz County LCP Amendment Number LCP-3-SCO-20-0067-2 (Safety Element). Time Extension Only
    Report            
    Request by Santa Cruz County to extend the six-month deadline to acknowledge and accept Coastal Commission suggested modifications related to the Commission’s February 2022 action on the County’s proposed Safety Element amendments (which adjusted LCP provisions for seismic and slope stability, grading, fire, and flood safety). (RJM-SC) Submit Comment
  c. City of Pismo Beach LCP Amendment No. LCP-3-PSB-22-0018-2 (St. Andrews Tract Setback Changes).
    Report Exhibits     Correspondence          
   

Public hearing to determine whether the Commission concurs with the Executive Director’s determination that the request by the City of Pismo Beach to modify development standards related to residential front setbacks and second story stepbacks in LCP Planning Area E (known as the St. Andrews Tract) is minor and thus should be approved as submitted, and if the Commission objects to such determination, possible action to extend the deadline for final Commission action on the amendment. (KB-SC) Submit Comment

Motion and Vote

14. New Appeals
  a. Appeal No. A-3-STC-22-0018 (Nighttime Oversized Vehicle Parking Restrictions, Santa Cruz)
    Reports Exhibits   Correspondence 1 Correspondence 2     Addendum        
    Appeal by the American Civil Liberties Union and by Rachael Chavez, Stacey Falls, Lira Filippini, Marisol Goulett, Alicia Kuhl, Chris Lang, Reginald Meisler, Micah Posner, and Joy Schendledecker from City of Santa Cruz decision approving coastal permit with conditions for the City to prohibit parking of oversized vehicles (i.e., vehicles longer than 20 feet) citywide on public streets between midnight and 5 AM, to provide alternative overnight parking areas and services for such displaced vehicles, and to implement related measures (signage, striping, outreach, etc.) in the City of Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County. (KF-SC) Submit Comment
  b. Appeal No. A-3-SLO-22-0024 (Cambria Christmas Market, Cambria)
    Report Exhibits      Correspondence          
   

Appeals by Joseph Hough, Russel Read, and Claudia Worthen from San Luis Obispo County decision approving coastal permit amendment with conditions to extend authorization for Cambria Christmas Market event (i.e., a European-style festival-type event with food, drinks, crafts, music, and lights that runs for 4 hours each evening (from 5 PM to 9 PM) for about 1 month (from after Thanksgiving until the end of December) on the grounds of Cambria Pines Lodge and Cambria Nursery) through end of the 2023, at 2905 Burton Drive in the unincorporated community of Cambria in San Luis Obispo County. (EW-SC) Submit Comment

Motion and Vote

South Central Coast District
15. 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 Ventura office at (805) 585-1800. Submit Comments
South Coast District (Los Angeles County)
16. Deputy Director's Report For Los Angeles County
  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 Comments
17. Permit Amendments
  a. Application No. 5-91-286-A13 (City of Los Angeles, Pacific Palisades)
    Report Exhibits       Addendum Correspondence        
   

After-the-fact request by City of Los Angeles to amend previously approved permit for Potrero Canyon Park Restoration Project to construct a 5-ft.-wide ADA-compliant access path from Friends Street into Potrero Canyon Park to connect with interior park trail. Installation of new steel post and wire fence along the pathway, informational kiosk and sign panel at trailhead, and minor spot grading and compaction of soils (600 cy. of cut and 150 cy. of fill), at 15101 Pacific Coast Highway, Potrero Canyon, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (SA-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

18.  RECEPTION
  At the conclusion of the Commission meeting or 5:30 pm, whichever is later, on Thursday, July 14, 2022, the Commission will attend a reception to be held at the Mendocino Botanical Gardens, 18220 CA-1, Fort Bragg, CA 95437. Members of the public are welcome to attend; however, because space is limited, those wishing to attend must make a reservation by email to: [email protected] Deadline to RSVP is July 7, 2022.
  Please note: This is a social event for the Commission and the public. No lobbying, distribution of materials, signage, or other communication about Commission business should occur at the event. Thank you.
     
Future Meetings:

The next meetings of the Coastal Commission will be August 10-12, 2022 & September 7-9, 2022.