The items listed below may be coming before the Commission during the next few months. Publication of this list is provided for the purpose of facilitating public participation in the Commission's activities and is not required by law. The list's inclusion in this Meeting Notice also does not constitute, nor substitute for any of the notice requirements contained in the Coastal Act and Commission regulations. Also, please be aware that the details of a submittal may change as staff review proceeds, and that not all submittals of potential significance may appear on the listing below.

Energy, Ocean Resources & Federal Consistency

  • Morro Bay Desalination Plant.
    Application of City of Morro Bay to authorize use of seawater wells and a discharge pipe associated with the operation of the City's desalination plant.

North Coast District

  • Del Norte County Periodic Breaching of Lake Earl/Tolawa Sandbar
    Application of Del Norte County and California Dept. of Fish & Wildlife to periodically breach the Lake Earl/Lake Talawa lagoons sandbar north of Crescent City for flood control purposes

North Central Coast District

  • Marin County LUP Resubmittal
    Request by the County of Marin to update the Local Coastal Program’s Land Use Plan

Central Coast District

  • King Ventures Resort ("The Collections")
    Application of King Ventures to construct a 340-room resort in the dunes seaward of Highway 1 in Sand City, Monterey County
  • Fort Ord Dunes State Park
    Application of the California Department of Parks and Recreation to construct a new campground (tent and RV camping) and related improvements at Fort Ord Dunes State Park in Monterey County
  • Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area (ODSVRA) Annual Review
    Review of the overall effectiveness of the methods being used to manage vehicle impacts in relation to coastal resources at ODSVRA as required by coastal permit 4-82-300 as amended
  • Monterey County Subdivision
    Appeals of Monterey County CDP decisions to allow several subdivisions in north Monterey County (2, 6, 26, and 76 lot subdivisions)

South Central Coast District

  • Appeal No. A-4-STB-14-0073 (CTS Properties, Santa Barbara Co.)
    Appeal by Commissioners Zimmer and Howell of decision of County of Santa Barbara granting permit to CTS Properties for grading and importation of sand to create horse pasture and exercise track, involving 6,850 cu.yds. of grading (1,650 cu.yds. cut, 5,200 cu.yds. fill), importation of 3,550 cu.yds. of sand to amend soil for planting turf horse pasture and installation of a new water well for irrigation, at 201 Toro Canyon Road, Santa Barbara County.
  • Appeals No. A-4-STB-14-0060 (Schlesinger, 1685 Fernald Point Lane, Montecito) and No. A-4-STB-14-0061 (Makarechian, 1150 Channel Drive, Montecito)
    Appeals by Commissioners Bochco and Zimmer of decisions of Santa Barbara County granting permits for private water wells to irrigate landscaping on developed, urban scale residential lots, in unincorporated Montecito, Santa Barbara County
  • County of Santa Barbara Local Coastal Program Amendment No. LCP-4-STB-15-0044-1 (2015 Housing Element Implementation)
    Request by the County of Santa Barbara to amend the certified Coastal Zoning Ordinance in order to add provisions for housing density bonuses, farmworker employee housing, and housing accommodations for the needs of individuals with disabilities and their families, as well as revise the definition of “family” to clarify the use of a single-family dwelling by people living in a group home is allowed by the zoning ordinance

South Coast District

  • City of Huntington Beach LCP Amendment, (Sunset Beach)
    City request to bring the recently annexed Sunset Beach area into the City's certified Local Coastal Program. The amendment includes a new Specific Plan for the community that includes development standards tailored to the existing development pattern in the community.
  • City of Manhattan Beach Short Term Lodging
    Amend the City of Manhattan Beach Local Coastal Program to prohibit short term vacation rentals within areas zoned for residential uses
  • City of Newport Beach LCP Amendment (LCP Implementation Plan)
    City request for Commission certification of the Implementation Plan (IP) to complete the City's certified Local Coastal Program. The amendment includes development standards, zoning maps and community plans to carry-out the policies of the certified Land Use Plan (LUP) portion of the LCP. The City has also requested a Categorical Exclusion to be processed concurrently with the LCP amendment


  • Mid-Coast Trolley
    Application of SANDAG to construct a new eleven mile segment of light-rail to extend trolley service from Old Town to UCSD/University City community. The coastal zone segment includes new track and corridor improvements from Balboa Avenue south to just beyond the San Diego River
  • San Elijo Lagoon Restoration Project
    Application of San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy and Caltrans to undertake significant restoration and enhancement of the entire San Elijo Lagoon system. Project includes grading and dredging of the lagoon system and will require the export of approximately 900,000 cu.yds. of beach quality sediment