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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.
  • SANDAG Consistency Certification CC-0004-15
    to replace the wooden, single-track San Elijo Lagoon railroad bridge with a double-track concrete bridge, addition of 1.5 miles of second main railroad track north and south of the bridge, improvements to track signals, drainage, and utilities, track embankment and bridge abutment protection, improvements to the Chesterfield Drive at-grade crossing, and construction of a new pedestrian undercrossing at the south end of the lagoon, in the cities of Encinitas and Solana Beach, San Diego County

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
  • Samoa Town Plan LCP Amendment
    Request by Humboldt County to amend certified LCP to change development phasing policies pertaining to town of Samoa to allow earlier development of sewage treatment plant and affordable housing development

North Central Coast District

  • Marin County LUP Resubmittal
    Request by the County of Marin to update the Local Coastal Program’s Land Use Plan
  • State Parks Iron Rangers
    Appeal of State Parks application to install 15 self-pay Pay Stations (Iron Rangers) along the Sonoma Coast

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.
  • County of Santa Barbara LCP Amendment No.LCP-4-STB-14-0836-2-Part C (Summerland Community Plan Update)
    Request by County of Santa Barbara to amend its Land Use Plan to update various sections of the Summerland Community Plan including the residential and commercial review guidelines for Summerland, and to amend its Coastal Zoning Ordinance to add new regulations to implement the Summerland Community Plan Update
  • County of Santa Barbara LCP Amendment No. LCP-4-STB-14-0835-2-Part B (General Package 2013)
    Request by County of Santa Barbara to amend its Coastal Zoning Ordinance to change various sections of the zoning code regarding definitions, parking regulations, special care homes, screening of storage materials and recreational vehicles, setbacks for swimming pools, non-conforming structure/use regulations, and permit procedures
  • 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

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 Dana Point Short Term Lodging
    Amend the City of Dana Point Local Coastal Program to establish a permitting system for short term lodging within areas zoned for residential uses.
  • 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


  • San Elijo Lagoon Interstate-5 Improvements
    Notice of impending development and request by Caltrans to add a HOV lane in each direction on I-5 from Lomas Santa Fe Drive to Birmingham, replace I-5 bridge over San Elijo Lagoon, construct pedestrian bridge over the lagoon, construct North Coast Bike Trail, enhance existing pedestrian trail adjacent to the lagoon, and construct new Park and Ride facility at Manchester Ave, consistent with the North Coast Corridor Public Works Plan
  • 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