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.
  • Poseidon Huntington Beach Desalination Plant.
    Application of Poseidon Water for 50 million gallon/day desalination plant, adjacent to the AES Huntington Beach Power Station

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

  • State Parks Sonoma County Parks Fees.
    Application of the California Department of Parks and Recreation to begin charging parking fees at eight existing free public parking lots within Sonoma Coast and Salt Point State Parks

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

  • County of Santa Barbara LCP Amendment No. LCP-4-STB-15-0045-2 (Eastern Goleta Valley Community Plan).
    Request by Santa Barbara County to amend portions of the certified Local Coastal Program to incorporate the Eastern Goleta Valley Community Plan.
  • City of Malibu LCP Amendment No. LCP-4-MAL-15-0031-2 (Public Access Map).
    Request by the City of Malibu to update the Land Use Plan Public Access Map to reflect current information showing the location of existing public beaches, lateral public easements along the shoreline, and vertical public access easements between the first public road and the shoreline.
  • County of Ventura LCP Amendment No. LCP-4-VNT-16-0033-1 (Phase II A Update)
    Request by County of Ventura to amend its certified LCP to correct grammatical and typographical errors, and modify requirements relating to archaeological and paleontological resources, film production, parking, signs, tree protection, water efficient landscaping, noticing and procedures.
  • City of Carpinteria LCP Amendment No. LCP-4-CPN-16-0024-1 (Short-Term Rental Ordinance)
    Request by City of Carpinteria to amend its certified LCP to add regulations regarding Short-term Rentals (Home Stays and Vacation Rentals), and to amend the City’s Zoning Map to establish a Vacation Rental Overlay District.
  • County of Santa Barbara LCP Amendment No. LCP-4-STB-16-0038-2 (2016 General Package)
    Request by County of Santa Barbara to amend its certified LCP to implement new regulations and modify existing regulations and procedures related to various topics.

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 Categorical Exclusion Order No. E-16-1.
    Public hearing and action on a categorical exclusion order to exclude from coastal permitting requirements demolition and/or construction of single-unit and two-unit dwelling units and their appurtenant facilities in the R-1, R-BI, and R-2 Zoning Districts in certain designated geographic areas within the City of Newport Beach, Orange County.
  • Crystal Cove Historic District, Phase III.
    Public hearing and action on a coastal development permit to renovate 17 historic cottages in the North Beach area of the historic district for use as overnight accommodations. Each cottage renovation generally includes new foundations and interior and exterior restoration, with supporting work to include slope stabilization and retaining walls, utility lines, a beachfront boardwalk and adjacent service pathway, repaving roads, expansion of the bluff top check-in parking lot, and landscaping, at Crystal Cove State Park, Newport Beach, Orange County.
  • City of San Clemente Land Use Plan Update.
    Public hearing and action to approve land use plan amendment to comprehensively update the City’s coastal land use plan.


  • 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