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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.

(415) 904-5202

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Meeting Agenda
Day 3

Friday, May 14, 2021-- 9:00 a.m.
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)
Motion and Vote
North 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 Arcata office at (707) 826-8950. Submit Comment
8.Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)
 a. City of Point Arena LCP Amendment No. LCP-1-PTA-20-0040-1 (Agricultural Designation Changes)
  ReportExhibits  
  Public hearing and action on request by City of Point Arena to amend both the City’s certified Land Use Plan (LUP) and Implementation Program (IP) to add farm stays as a conditional use in Agriculture Exclusive (AE) Land Use Designation and Zoning District, add regulations for farm stays to new section of the IP, expand allowances for animal husbandry on AE lands, and address existing discrepancies between the LUP and IP regarding conditional uses allowed on AE lands.(CK-A) Submit Comment
9.Coastal Permit Applications
 a. Application No. 1-19-0462 (McKinleyville Community Services District, Humboldt Co.)
  ReportExhibitsAppendix   
  Application of McKinleyville Community Services District to implement “Mad River Floodplain Enhancement and Public Access Improvement Project” involving (1) restoration of off-channel aquatic and riparian habitats to benefit fish and wildlife; and (2) public access improvements, including nature study trail and viewing areas along the east bank of the Mad River, near intersection of Verwer Court and School Road in McKinleyville, Humboldt County. (CH-A) Submit Comment
Energy, Ocean Resources & Federal Consistency
10. 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 Comment
Items 11b and 12a below share a single combined staff report
11.Coastal Permit Applications
 a. Application No. 9-20-0457 (Southern California Gas Co., Santa Barbara Co.)
  ReportExhibits    
  Application by the Southern California Gas Co. for the replacement of a support structure and abandonment and removal of section of natural gas pipeline adjacent to Goleta Slough in Santa Barbara County (CT-SF). Submit Comment
 b. Application No 1-21-0195 (California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, Humboldt Co.)
  ReportExhibits    
  Application of California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife to restore estuarine habitat, remove invasive vegetation from dune habitat, and improve public access and recreational amenities in the Ocean Ranch Unit of the Eel River Wildlife Area in Humboldt County (AB-SF). Submit Comment
12.Federal Consistency
 a. CD-0003-21 (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Humboldt Co.)
  ReportExhibits 
  Consistency Determination by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Restoration Center to restore estuarine habitat, remove invasive vegetation from dune habitat, and improve public access and recreational amenities in the Ocean Ranch Unit of the Eel River Wildlife Area in Humboldt County (AB-SF). Submit Comment
North Central Coast District
13. 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 Comments
14.Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)
 a. City of Pacifica LCP Amendment No. LCP-2-PAC-20-0027-1 (Accessory Dwelling Units). Time Extension
  Report     
  
Public hearing and action to extend time limit for Commission action up to one year on request by City of Pacifica to amend the City's Implementation Plan (IP) to modify accessory dwelling unit provisions and to enact a reasonable accommodation process. (JKN-SF) Submit Comment
Ex Parte
Motion and Vote
15.Coastal Permit Applications
 a. Application No. 2-20-0319 (Mirada Bridge, Miramar)
  ReportExhibitsCorrespondence   
  
Application of the San Mateo County Department of Public Works to demolish concrete arch bridge accommodating the California Coastal Trail (closed for safety reasons) over Arroyo de en Medio Creek fronting on Half Moon Bay State Beach, and to replace with new pedestrian bridge supported by new vertical seawalls fronted by riprap at each abutment area (a total of 280 linear ft. of such armoring ) adjacent to Mirada Road, within both the City of Half Moon Bay and the unincorporated Miramar area of San Mateo County. (EM-SF) Submit Comment
Ex Parte
Motion and Vote
Central Coast District
16. 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
17.Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)
 a. City of Santa Cruz LCP Amendment No. LCP-3-STC-20-0015-1-Part A (Accessory Dwelling Units).
  ReportExhibits    
  Public hearing and action on request by the City of Santa Cruz to amend LCP ADU regulations. (CB-SC) Submit Comment
 b. City of Santa Cruz LCP Amendment No. LCP-3-STC-20-0017-1-Part C (Small-Cell Wireless).
  ReportExhibits    
  Public hearing and action on request by the City of Santa Cruz to amend LCP wireless provisions affecting small-cell facilities in the public right-of-way. (CB-SC) Submit Comment
 c. City of Santa Cruz LCP Amendment No. LCP-3-STC-20-0040-2-Part-C (Zoning Code Cleanup).
  Concurrence with the Executive Director’s determination that the request by the City of Santa Cruz to modify several sections of the LCP’s Implementation Plan, to provide minor updates and to enhance internal consistency and clarity, is minor. (RM-SC) Submit Comment 
 d. San Luis Obispo County LCP Amendment No. LCP-3-SLO-21-0023-1-Part B (Cannabis Ordinance Update).
  ReportExhibits    
  Concurrence with the Executive Director’s determination that the request by San Luis Obispo County to amend the LCP Implementation Plan’s existing cannabis ordinance is minor. (SC-SC) Submit Comment
 e. San Luis Obispo County LCP Amendment No. LCP-3-SLO-21-0026-1-Part E (Code Enforcement Proceedings)
  ReportExhibits    
  Concurrence with the Executive Director’s determination that the request by San Luis Obispo County to amend the LCP Implementation Plan’s procedures for code enforcement and violations is minor (SC-SC). Submit Comment
18.Coastal Permit Applications
 a. Application No. A-3-SLO-21-0019 (Bean Storage Facility, Los Osos).
  Application of Sandy Bean to establish temporary off-site construction and vehicle storage yard on undeveloped vacant property at the corner of Los Olivos Avenue and Fairchild Way in the unincorporated community of Los Osos in San Luis Obispo County. (MW-SC) Submit Comment 
   
Future Meetings:
The next meetings of the Coastal Commission will be June 9-11, 2021, July 7-9, 2021 and August 11-13, 2021