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April 2005 Agenda

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This has been updated at 2:55 p.m., Tuesday, February 24, 2015.
 

See video proceedings
of the our meeting from April 14 including the Workshop on LNG Hazards and Safety Implications as well as January meeting items 1-6
including LNG Status Report
filmed and presented by SLO-SPAN.

9:00 A.M.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 2005

1. CALL TO ORDER.

2. ROLL CALL.

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT

3. CONSENT CALENDAR. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Application No. 5-03-505 (Santa Monica, pier rehabilitation) Application of City of Santa Monica, Resources Management Department to rehabilitate pier, replace 17 lost or damaged wood pilings with concrete pilings, wrap timber piles with polyurethane, replace girder, repair catwalk, and remove asphalt & concrete from deck, at Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica Los Angeles County. (AJP-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

b. Application No. 5-04-290 (Los Angeles Co. Public Works, Los Angeles) Application of County of Los Angeles Dept. of Public Works for underground low-flow diversion facility in Pacific Coast Highway right-of-way to meet Santa Monica Bay Dry Weather Bacteria Total Maximum Daily Load requirements, southeast of Pacific Coast Highway & Sunset Boulevard, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (AJP-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

c. Application No. 5-04-441 (Smissen, Seal Beach) Application of Patricia Smissen to demolish single-family home, and construct ocean-front 6,249 sq.ft. 25-ft-high single-family home plus basement & attached 700 sq.ft. garage, at 450 Ocean Avenue, Seal Beach, Orange County. (RT-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

d. Application No. 5-05-13 (R.J. W & Assoc., Los Angeles) Application of R.J. W & Associates for 45-ft-high 4,350 sq.ft. single-family home & attached 3-car garage, at 118 Voyage Mall, Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

e. Application No. 5-05-14 (Schutz, Los Angeles) Application of Robert Schutz for 45-ft-high 4,350 sq.ft. single-family home & attached 3-car garage, at 126 Voyage Mall, Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

f. Application No. 5-05-69 (Duarte & Rydman, Los Angeles) Application of Fabiola Duarte & Roger Rydman to demolish 1-story 1,478 sq.ft. duplex, and construct 26-ft-high (with 32-ft-high roof access structure) 2,350 sq.ft. single-family home & attached 2-car garage on 3,223 sq.ft. lot, on walk street, at 716-718 East Marco Place, Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT

4. DEPUTY DIRECTOR'S REPORT. Report by Deputy Director on permit waivers, emergency permits, immaterial amendments & extensions, LCP matters not requiring public hearings, and on comments from the public. For specific information contact the commission's Long Beach office at (562) 590-5071.

a. Redondo Beach Minor LCP Amendment No. RDB-MIN-1-05. Concurrence with Executive Director's determination that proposed amendments to City of Redondo Beach implementing ordinances (to add detailed landscaping standards; allow overlap parking for conditionally permitted non-residential uses in residential zones; and allow duplexes and triplexes that conform to LCP to be processed as “administrative approvals” while maintaining notice and appeal provisions of certified LCP) are minor. (PE-LB) [Time Extension APPROVED]

5. CONSENT CALENDAR (removed from Regular Calendar). See AGENDA CATEGORIES. [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

6. NEW APPEALS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Application No. A-5-05-63 (Palisades Landmark, Los Angeles) Appeal Palisades Landmark LLC; Alice M. Beagles, Pacific Palisades Residents Association, Pacific Palisades Community Council, Castellammare Mesa Homeowners Association, Executive Director, Dr. Todd Sadow, Mr. Congdon, Mr & Mrs Hirschman, Mr & Mrs Knotz, Mr & Mrs Mirkin and Mrs Heidt from decision of City of Los Angeles granting permit with conditions to Palisades Landmark LLC to demolish two apartment buildings and construct 82 condominiums with 210,000 cu.yds. of grading to stabilize Revello landslide on 173,496 sq.ft. lot, at 17331-17333 Tramonto Drive, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (PE-LB) [SUBSTANTIAL ISSUE FOUND, de novo hearing TO CONTINUE]

b. Appeal No. A-5-05-88 (TCR, Los Angeles) Appeal by Daniel Whalen, Steve Freedman & Robert Levy from decision of City of Los Angeles granting permit to Trammell Crow Residential (TCR) Southern California II, Inc. to demolish structures & pavement, grade, and construct 298 apartments (aka Alexan Marina Project) with 24 apartments for very-low income affordable housing, at 3224-26 Thatcher Avenue & 3221 Carter Avenue, Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB) [Appeal WITHDRAWN]

7. COASTAL PERMIT APPLICATIONS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES. Attention: Items appearing in this section of the agenda may be moved to the Consent Calendar for this area by the Executive Director when, prior to taking up the Consent Calendar, staff and the applicant are in agreement on the staff recommendation. If an item is moved to the Consent Calendar it will be processed in the same manner as other Consent Calendar items (See AGENDA CATEGORIES) except that if that item is subsequently removed from the Consent Calendar by a vote of three or more commissioners, the item will be acted upon at the meeting in the order in which it originally appears on this Meeting Notice and in the manner Coastal Permit Applications are processed. The purpose of this procedural change is to expedite the Commission's coastal development permit process.

a. Appeal No. A-5-04-222 (Long Beach, Bixby Park Redevelopment) Appeal by Commissioners Wan & Iseman from decision of City of Long Beach granting permit to City of Long Beach Department of Park and Recreation & Marine for appealable part of Bixby Park Redevelopment Plan, grading and stabilization of coastal bluff at Bixby Park, path & 3-ft-high railing along top of bluff, landscaping bluff face with native California vegetation, two stairways & one ramp from top of bluff to beach, skating plaza & 199-seat amphitheater at bottom of bluff, and realignment of beach bike path, at 2300 East Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (RT-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

b. Application No. 5-04-437 (Long Beach, Bixby Park Redevelopment) Application of City of Long Beach/Department of Park, Recreation & Marine for Bixby Park Redevelopment Plan in Commission jurisdiction seaward of mean high tide line, parts of skating plaza and beach bike path realignment, children's playground on beach, and public restroom on beach, at 2300 East Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (RT-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

c. Application No. 5-04-474 (Layton & Zimmerman, Los Angeles) Application of Ronald H. Layton & Anna Zimmerman to demolish 1-story single-family home & detached garage, and construct 30-ft-high (with 38-ft-high roof access structure) 3,548 sq.ft. single-family home & attached 2-car garage, on canal-front lot, at 2309 South Grand Canal, Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

8. PERMIT AMENDMENTS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES. An Amendment below may be moved to the Consent Calendar for this area by the Executive Director when, prior to taking up the Consent Calendar, staff and the applicant are in agreement on the staff recommendation. If an item is moved to the Consent Calendar it will be processed like other Consent Calendar items (See above) except that if that item is subsequently removed from the Consent Calendar by a vote of 3 or more commissioners, the item will be acted upon at the meeting in the order in which it originally appears on this Meeting Notice and in the manner material amendments are processed.

a. Permit No. 5-90-1041-A5 (Campbell, Torrance) Request by William Campbell for 480 sq.ft. canopy at base of bluff and 12 ft. diameter umbrella and cement patio at mid slope, at 433 Paseo de la Playa, Torrance, Los Angeles County. (AP-LB) [POSTPONED]

b. Permit No. 5-97-30-A2 (Miller & Morovati, Los Angeles) Request by Andrew B. Miller & Nosvatollah Morovati for modify condition regarding compliance with geologic recommendations in earlier geologic reports and substitute updated report and recommendations addressing geologic stability, at 17433 Tramonto Drive, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (AP-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

STATEWIDE

9. FEDERAL CONSISTENCY REPORT. Report by Division Supervisor on Negative Determinations issued by the federal consistency staff, and status report on other major non-energy federal consistency matters. (MPD-SF)

CLOSED SESSION. At a convenient time during the meeting, the Commission (CCC) will have a closed session to discuss items of pending litigation, including:

Blanton et al. v. State of California, CCC and consolidated cases (Govt. Code §11126(e)(2)(A))
Sierra Club v. CCC (Luers, RPI) (Govt. Code §11126(e)(2)(A))
Capuano v. CCC et al. (California Department of Parks & Recreation, RPI) (Govt. Code §11126(e)(2)(A))
Surfrider Foundation et al. v. CCC (City of Dana Point et al. RPI) (Govt. Code §11126(e)(2)(A))
Concerned Citizens of Los Osos v. CCC et al., San Luis Obispo County Superior Court Case No. CV 040842 (Govt. Code §11126(e)(2)(A))
Concerned Citizens of Los Osos v. CCC et al., San Luis Obispo County Superior Court Case No. CV 041047 (Govt. Code §11126(e)(2)(A))
Cambria Community Services District v. CCC et al. (Govt. Code §11126(e)(2)(A))
Signal Landmark et al. v. CCC et al (County of Orange, RPI) (Govt. Code §11126(e)(2)(A))
Butterfield v. CCC et al. (Govt. Code §11126(e)(2)(A))
Bradshaw v. CCC (Govt. Code §11126(e)(2)(A))
Sierra Club et al. v. CCC (Catellus Residential Group, RPI) (Govt. Code §11126(e)(2)(A))
Geffen v. CCC (Govt. Code §11126(e)(2)(A))
Marine Forests Soceity v. CCC (Govt. Code §11126(e)(2)(A))

The Commission is authorized to discuss these matters in a closed session pursuant to Government Code Sections 11126(e)(2)(A) and (2)(C). In addition, the Commission may consider matters which fall under Government Code Section 11126(e)(2)(B) or (2)(C).

ENFORCEMENT

10. ENFORCEMENT REPORT. Report by Chief of Enforcement on Statewide Enforcement Program. (LAH-SF)

Please note that items 10.3 and 10.7 below are linked to a single, combined staff report.

10.3 Commission Notice of Violation No. CCC-05-NOV-1 (King, Santa Cruz Co.) Public hearing and Commission action on proposed recordation of Notice of Violation identifying unpermitted land division by John J. and Julia D. King on APNs 045-022-25, 045-022-27 and 045-022-30, Paso Cielo, La Selva Beach, Santa Cruz County. (NC–SF) [POSTPONED]

10.7 Commission Cease & Desist Order No. CCC-05-CD-3 (King, Santa Cruz Co.) Public hearing and Commission action on proposed Cease & Desist Order to require respondents to cease and desist from engaging in any further development on the subject property unless authorized pursuant to the Coastal Act and to address the unpermitted subdivision of APNs 045-022-25, 045-022-27 and 045-022-30; directed to John J. and Julia D. King, as owners of property on Paso Cielo, La Selva Beach, Santa Cruz County. (NC-SF) [POSTPONED]

SOUTH CENTRAL COAST DISTRICT

11. DEPUTY DIRECTOR'S REPORT. Report by Deputy Director on permit waivers, emergency permits, immaterial amendments & extensions, LCP matters not requiring public hearings, and on comments from the public. For specific information contact the Commission's Ventura office at (805) 585-1800.

12. CONSENT CALENDAR (removed from Regular Calendar). See AGENDA CATEGORIES. [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

13. LOCAL COASTAL PROGRAMS (LCPs). See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Santa Barbara LCP Amendment No. SBC-MAJ-1-05 (2109 Cliff Drive). Public hearing and action on request by City of Santa Barbara to amend its Coastal Plan and Zoning Ordinance maps to rezone 0.35 acre lot in West Mesa Neighborhood from 5 units per acre/single-family residential (E-3/S-D-3) to 12 units per acre/two-family residential (R-2/S-D-3). (MH-V) [APPROVED]

b. Carpinteria LCP Amendment No. CPN-MAJ-1-04 (Residential Overlay). Public hearing and action on request by City of Carpinteria to amend its LCP to allow residential-only use in commercial and industrial zone districts. (LF-V) [APPROVED WITH MODIFICATIONS]

14. NEW APPEALS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Appeal No. A-4-05-37 (Maxwell, Santa Barbara Co.) Appeal by Valerie Olson from decision of County of Santa Barbara granting permit to Jack Maxwell to adjust lot line, divide 2.38 acres into five lots, and construct two 2-story single-family homes & two 1-story single-family homes, at 4865 Vieja Drive, Goleta, Santa Barbara County. (SLG-V) [SUBSTANTIAL ISSUE FOUND, de novo hearing TO CONTINUE]

b. Appeal No. A-4-05-40 (M. Timm, Carpinteria) Appeal by Commissioners Caldwell & Wan, Carpinteria Creek Committee, Richard & Sherry Diaz, Thomas L. Richards, Rochelle Terry, D.Q. Leonard, Stephen D. & Laura L. Manriquez, and Bernard W. & Judith C. Jones from decision of City of Carpinteria granting permit to M. Timm Development to divide 5.89 acres into 27 residential lots, construct 27 single-family homes, trail, footbridge, and landscaping and trail improvements in adjacent Franklin Creek Park, with 7,200 cu.yds. of grading, at 1497 Linden Avenue, Carpinteria, Santa Barbara County. (LF-V) [SUBSTANTIAL ISSUE FOUND, de novo hearing TO CONTINUE]

15. COASTAL PERMIT APPLICATIONS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES. Attention: Items appearing in this section of the agenda may be moved to the Consent Calendar for this area by the Executive Director when, prior to taking up the Consent Calendar, staff and the applicant are in agreement on the staff recommendation. If an item is moved to the Consent Calendar it will be processed in the same manner as other Consent Calendar items (See AGENDA CATEGORIES) except that if that item is subsequently removed from the Consent Calendar by a vote of three or more commissioners, the item will be acted upon at the meeting in the order in which it originally appears on this Meeting Notice and in the manner Coastal Permit Applications are processed. The purpose of this procedural change is to expedite the Commission's coastal development permit process.

a. Application No. 4-04-77 (Creekside Ranch, Los Angeles Co.) Application of Creekside Ranch, LLC for 34-ft-high 9,385 sq.ft. single-family home, 1,017 sq.ft. attached garage, swimming pool, septic system, driveway, water well and tanks, road improvements, and 29,775 cu.yds. of grading, one mile west of Malibu Canyon Road and one mile north of Pepperdine University, Santa Monica Mountains, Los Angeles County. (LF-V) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

b. Application No. 4-04-78 (Bassett, Los Angeles Co.) Application of David & Nicole Bassett for 22-ft-high 3,700 sq.ft. single-family home, 22-ft-high 742 sq.ft. guest house, 400 sq.ft. carport, pool, pervious driveway, water well & tank, cisterns, solar electric panels, windmill, propane tank, gray water system, septic system, temporary trailer and storage container, with 40 cu.yds. of grading, at 3865 South Ramirez Ridge Trail, near Malibu, Los Angeles County. (MCH-V) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

c. Application No. 4-04-99 (Malibu Ocean Ranches, Los Angeles Co.) Application of Malibu Ocean Ranches, LLC for 4,974 sq.ft. 26 ft-high single-family home, attached 659 sq.ft. garage, pool, 1,352-ft-long driveway, water well & underground tank, septic system, landscaping, temporary construction trailer, and 12,450 cu.yds. of grading, at 1744U Corral Canyon Road, east of Corral Canyon Road and north of Malibu Bowl, near Malibu, Los Angeles County. (JCJ-V) [TO CONTINUE]

d. Appeal No. A-4-04-124 (Santa Barbara Co. Isla Vista parking program) Appeal by Commissioners Caldwell & Wan, Surfrider Foundation and Bruce Murdock from decision of County of Santa Barbara granting permit to Santa Barbara County Public Works Department for Managed Parking Program in public rights-of-way in Isla Vista, Santa Barbara County. (SMH-V) [TO CONTINUE]

16. PERMIT AMENDMENT. See AGENDA CATEGORIES. An Amendment below may be moved to the Consent Calendar for this area by the Executive Director when, prior to taking up the Consent Calendar, staff and the applicant are in agreement on the staff recommendation. If an item is moved to the Consent Calendar it will be processed like other Consent Calendar items (See above) except that if that item is subsequently removed from the Consent Calendar by a vote of 3 or more commissioners, the item will be acted upon at the meeting in the order in which it originally appears on this Meeting Notice and in the manner material amendments are processed.

a. Permit No. 5-87-983-A2 (Forge, Malibu) Request by Daniel & Luciana Forge to amend permit for shopping center to eliminate retail use, reduce total sq.ft. to 16,240 sq.ft. for 27-unit bed & breakfast use with kitchen in seven structures, use existing structure for office, eliminate parking structure, reduce parking spaces to 94 open spaces, move dedicated trail easement, reduce grading to 7,660 cu.yds., and add restoration or enhancement of Solstice Creek on site, at 26025 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, Los Angeles County. (BJC-V) [POSTPONED]

16.5 UCSB Notice of Impending Development No. 5-04 (Sewer Repair). Public hearing and action on Notice of Impending Development by University of California at Santa Barbara to repair 6-ft-deep sinkhole and repair 15” diameter sewer line, install temporary bypass pipeline with 35 cu.yds. of excavation to install 320 feet HDPE sewer line, on Storke Campus at University of California Santa Barbara. (SLG-V) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

SAN DIEGO COAST DISTRICT

17. DEPUTY DIRECTOR'S REPORT. Report by Deputy Director on permit waivers, emergency permits, immaterial amendments & extensions, LCP matters not requiring public hearings, and on comments from the public. For specific information contact the Commission's San Diego office at (619) 767-2370.

18. CONSENT CALENDAR (removed from Regular Calendar). See AGENDA CATEGORIES. [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

19. LOCAL COASTAL PROGRAMS (LCPs). See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Carlsbad LCP Amendment No. 1-04B (Kirgis). Public hearing and action on request by City of Carlsbad to amend its certified LCP Land Use & Implementation Plan to designate and rezone 25% of 21.9 acre site to Residential Low and R-1-30,000, and designate and rezone 75% of site to Open Space. (BP-SD) [APPROVED]

b. Carlsbad LCP Amendment No. 3-04C,E & G (Emerald Pointe, Tabata & Palomar Pointe). Public hearing and action on request by City of Carlsbad to amend its certified LCP Land Use and Implementation Plan to add open space land use designations to part of three properties containing sensitive coastal resources, and to rezone Emerald Pointe and Tabata properties from LC (Limited Control) to R-1 and Open Space (OS) and Palomar Pointe from Planned Industrial (PI) to PI and OS. (BP-SD) [APPROVED]

20. COASTAL PERMIT APPLICATIONS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES. Attention: Items appearing in this section of the agenda may be moved to the Consent Calendar for this area by the Executive Director when, prior to taking up the Consent Calendar, staff and the applicant are in agreement on the staff recommendation. If an item is moved to the Consent Calendar it will be processed in the same manner as other Consent Calendar items (See AGENDA CATEGORIES) except that if that item is subsequently removed from the Consent Calendar by a vote of three or more commissioners, the item will be acted upon at the meeting in the order in which it originally appears on this Meeting Notice and in the manner Coastal Permit Applications are processed. The purpose of this procedural change is to expedite the Commission's coastal development permit process.

a. Application No. 6-03-126 (Corn & Hajjar, Solana Beach) Application of Jonathan Corn and Mark & Debra Hajjar to increase height of seawall from 15-ft to 35-ft-high with additional tiebacks, at 311 & 319 Pacific Avenue, Solana Beach, San Diego County. (GDC-SD) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

b. Application No. 6-04-39 (Solana Beach parking lots) Application of City of Solana Beach to redevelop beach front park resulting in loss of 64 public parking spaces and construct 74 space off-site parking lot, at 140 South Sierra Avenue and Fletcher Cove Beach Park, Solana Beach, San Diego County. (GDC-SD) [WITHDRAWN]

c. Application No. 6-04-108 (Mehlberg, San Diego Co.) Application of Roman Mehlberg for 2-story 5,765 sq.ft. home, garage and pool with 1,200 cu.yds. of grading, on 2.9-acre lot, at Lot 8, Stonebridge Court, Rancho Santa Fe, San Diego County. (BP-SD) [POSTPONED]

d. Application No. 6-04-159 (Scripps, Del Mar) Application of William Scripps for 14-ft. high 35-ft-long seawall on public beach in front of single-family home, at 1838 Ocean Front, Del Mar, San Diego County. (EL-SD) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

e. Application No. 6-05-13 (W & W Real Estate, San Diego Co.) Application of W & W Real Estate Holdings, LLC for 7,697 sq.ft. 2-level single-family home, attached 1,035 sq.ft. garage, 600 sq.ft. detached guesthouse, removal of eucalyptus trees and replanting slope, on 2.87 acre lot, at 15360 El Camino Real, Rancho Santa Fe, San Diego County. (DL-SD) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

21. PERMIT AMENDMENT. See AGENDA CATEGORIES. An Amendment below may be moved to the Consent Calendar for this area by the Executive Director when, prior to taking up the Consent Calendar, staff and the applicant are in agreement on the staff recommendation. If an item is moved to the Consent Calendar it will be processed like other Consent Calendar items (See above) except that if that item is subsequently removed from the Consent Calendar by a vote of 3 or more commissioners, the item will be acted upon at the meeting in the order in which it originally appears on this Meeting Notice and in the manner material amendments are processed.

a. Permit No. 6-98-9-A (Hamilton, Solana Beach) Request by Chris & Judith Hamilton to amend permit for seacave & notch infill to fill 10-ft- wide 15-ft-high seacave with colored & textured erodible concrete, remove 10 ft. of existing fill and trim parts of existing fill extending beyond bluff face onto public beach, at 407 Pacific Avenue, Solana Beach, San Diego County. (DL-SD) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

22. FINDINGS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Application No. 6-04-38 (Jocis, San Diego) Dave & Sheri Jocis granted permit with conditions to remove privacy wall from public right-of-way and add to and remodel duplex on oceanfront lot, at 704 & 705 Zanzibar Court, Mission Beach, San Diego, San Diego County. (LRO-SD) [APPROVED]

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT

23. DEPUTY DIRECTOR'S REPORT.

a. Permit No. 5-05-29-EDD (Mar Vista, Laguna Beach) Public hearing and determination of appealability to Commission of City of Laguna Beach’s approval of local Coastal Permit to Mar Vista Development Corporation for 17,000 sq.ft. home, garage, greenhouse, decks, swimming pool, landscaping and fuel modification, on vacant 12-acre lot, at 31401 Mar Vista Avenue, Laguna Beach, Orange County. (KFS-LB) [POSTPONED]

24. NEW APPEAL. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Appeal No. A-5-05-91 (Headlands Reserve, Dana Point) Appeal by Surfrider Foundation and Commissioners Wan & Caldwell from decision of City of Dana Point granting permit to Headlands Reserve, L.L.C. to divide 121.3 acres into 126 numbered lots and 27 lettered lots to allow development of 118 single-family homes, 4.4 acres of Visitor/Recreational Commercial development including 65-90 room hotel and three lots next to Pacific Coast Highway for commercial development not to exceed 35,000 sq.ft., with 40-bed hostel, 27.9-acre conservation park and 40.8 acres of additional parks and open space, at northwest corner of Pacific Coast Highway & Street of the Green Lantern, Dana Point, Orange County. (KFS-LB) [NO SUBSTANTIAL ISSUE FOUND]

25. COASTAL PERMIT APPLICATION. See AGENDA CATEGORIES. Attention: Items appearing in this section of the agenda may be moved to the Consent Calendar for this area by the Executive Director when, prior to taking up the Consent Calendar, staff and the applicant are in agreement on the staff recommendation. If an item is moved to the Consent Calendar it will be processed in the same manner as other Consent Calendar items (See AGENDA CATEGORIES) except that if that item is subsequently removed from the Consent Calendar by a vote of three or more commissioners, the item will be acted upon at the meeting in the order in which it originally appears on this Meeting Notice and in the manner Coastal Permit Applications are processed. The purpose of this procedural change is to expedite the Commission's coastal development permit process.

a. Application No. 5-04-125 (Craft, Newport Beach) Postponement requested for application of Harold D Craft for 3,998 sq.ft. 1-story single-family home attached to 655 sq.ft. garage on bluff top lot, next to Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve, at 1742 Galaxy Drive, Newport Beach, Orange County. (FSY-LB) [TO CONTINUE]

26. PERMIT AMENDMENT. See AGENDA CATEGORIES. An Amendment below may be moved to the Consent Calendar for this area by the Executive Director when, prior to taking up the Consent Calendar, staff and the applicant are in agreement on the staff recommendation. If an item is moved to the Consent Calendar it will be processed like other Consent Calendar items (See above) except that if that item is subsequently removed from the Consent Calendar by a vote of 3 or more commissioners, the item will be acted upon at the meeting in the order in which it originally appears on this Meeting Notice and in the manner material amendments are processed.

a. Permit No. 5-99-206-A4 (Loder, Laguna Beach) Request by Ronald K. & Yolanda R. Loder Living Trust for 13,278 sq.ft. 3-level single-family home with 5,032 sq.ft. basement and attached 1,159 sq.ft. garage, on bluff top lot, at 2585 Riviera Drive, Laguna Beach, Orange County. (MV-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

STATEWIDE

27. APPROVAL OF MINUTES.

28. COMMISSIONERS' REPORTS.

29. CONSERVANCY REPORT.

30. SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS CONSERVANCY REPORT.

31. SANTA MONICA BAY RESTORATION COMMISSION REPORT.

32. DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL'S REPORT.

33. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT including report on legislation.

8:00 a.m.

THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 2005

1. CALL TO ORDER.

2. ROLL CALL.

NORTH CENTRAL COAST DISTRICT

3. ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT APPLICATION. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Application No. 2-04-17 (Caltrans, Marin Co.) Application of California Dept. of Transportation to remove sediment, debris and vegetation from stormwater drainage culverts along shoreline of Bolinas Lagoon, at State Highway 1 (between Post Miles 12.79 & 17.01), near Stinson Beach, Marin County. (ALW-SF) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

ENERGY, OCEAN RESOURCES and WATER QUALITY

See video proceedings
of the our meeting from April 14 including item 4 at left, Workshop on LNG Hazards and Safety Implications, as well as January meeting items 1-6
including LNG Status Report
filmed and presented by SLO-SPAN.

Additionally, you may look at slides from presentations from this workshop [more to follow]:

4. WORKSHOP on LNG HAZARDS & SAFETY IMPLICATIONS. Commission workshop on hazards, safety implications, and methods of assessing risk of liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving terminals, regasification facilities, and pipelines. Participants include Sandia National Laboratory, Dr. Thomas Spicer of the University of Arkansas, and the US Coast Guard. This is NOT a public hearing item; there will be no action taken by the Commission on this item. (AJD-SF)

5. ENERGY, OCEAN RESOURCES and WATER QUALITY REPORT. Report by Deputy Director on permit waivers, emergency permits, immaterial amendments & extensions, matters not requiring public hearings, and status report on offshore oil & gas exploration & development. (ALW-SF)

a. Memorandum of Agreement. Consideration and possible approval of Proposed Memorandum of Agreement between the Coastal Commission and Energy Commission regarding role of each Commission in reviewing proposed coastal power plant projects. (TL-SF) [APPROVED]

6. SONGS STATUS. Status report on Southern California Edison’s progress on SONGS mitigation program. (JJL & SMH-SF)

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT

7. COASTAL PERMIT APPLICATION. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Application No. 5-05-20 (Brightwater, Orange Co.) Application of Hearthside Homes & Signal Landmark to divide three lots into 349 single-family lots (105.3 acres) with two parks and three vertical walkways leading to 6-ft-wide public trail in proposed 34-acre habitat restoration & preservation area along west and south project boundaries, and 3-acre Los Patos preserve area on upper bench of Bolsa Chica Mesa and create 11.8-acre residual lot on lower bench, with 1.2 million gallon underground water reservoir, 66-inch storm drain discharging to off-site isolated pocket wetland and 400,000 cu.yds. of grading, at 17201 Bolsa Chica Road, Bolsa Chica, Orange County. (TH-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

NORTH CENTRAL COAST DISTRICT

8. DEPUTY DIRECTOR’S REPORT. Report by Deputy Director on permit waivers, emergency permits, immaterial amendments & extensions, LCP matters not requiring public hearings, and on comments from the public. For specific information contact the Commission’s San Francisco office at (415) 904-5260.

9. CONSENT CALENDAR (removed from Regular Calendar). See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

10. COASTAL PERMIT APPLICATION. See AGENDA CATEGORIES. Attention: Items appearing in this section of the agenda may be moved to the Consent Calendar for this area by the Executive Director when, prior to taking up the Consent Calendar, staff and the applicant are in agreement on the staff recommendation. If an item is moved to the Consent Calendar it will be processed in the same manner as other Consent Calendar items (See AGENDA CATEGORIES) except that if that item is subsequently removed from the Consent Calendar by a vote of three or more commissioners, the item will be acted upon at the meeting in the order in which it originally appears on this Meeting Notice and in the manner Coastal Permit Applications are processed. The purpose of this procedural change is to expedite the Commission's coastal development permit process.

a. Application No. 2-03-15 (State Lands Commission, Marin Co.) Application of State Lands Commission to remove wooden pilings & tires and install gate across existing boat launch ramp in Tomales Bay, near Marshall, Marin County. (ALW-SF) [POSTPONED]

CENTRAL COAST DISTRICT

11. NEW APPEAL. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Appeal No. A-3-05-17 (Cambria CSD, San Luis Obispo Co.) Appeal by Commissioners Caldwell & Reilly, Environmental Center of San Luis Obispo, Sierra Club Santa Lucia Chapter and Ralph M. Covell from decision of County of San Luis Obispo granting permit with conditions to Cambria Community Services District to remove two 103,000 gallon water tanks, construct two 550,000 gallon water tanks, and move existing electrical control panel with overhead electric service, at 988 Manor Way (Pine Knolls neighborhood), Cambria, San Luis Obispo County. (JB-SC) [SUBSTANTIAL ISSUE FOUND. de novo hearing TO CONTINUE]

12. REVOCATION of Permit No. A-3-03-113 (Los Osos CSD, San Luis Obispo Co.) Public hearing and action on request by Los Osos Technical Task Force and Concerned Citizens of Los Osos to revoke permit granted to Los Osos Community Services District for wastewater treatment system for Los Osos, Baywood Park, and Cuesta-by-the Sea, San Luis Obispo County. (SM-SC) [Revocation DENIED]

8:00 a.m.

FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2005

1. CALL TO ORDER.

2. ROLL CALL.

CENTRAL COAST DISTRICT

3. DEPUTY DIRECTOR’S REPORT. Report by Deputy Director on permit waivers, emergency permits, immaterial amendments & extensions, LCP matters not requiring public hearings, and on comments from the public. For specific information contact the Commission’s Santa Cruz office at (831) 427-4863.

a. Capitola LCP Amendment No. 3-04 Part A (Residential Standards) Certification Review. Concurrence with Executive Director’s determination that action by City of Capitola, accepting certification of Amendment No. 3-04 Part A, with modifications, is legally adequate. (SC-SC) [APPROVED]

4. CONSENT CALENDAR (removed from Regular Calendar). See AGENDA CATEGORIES. [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

5. LOCAL COASTAL PROGRAM (LCP). See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Capitola LCP Amendment No. CAP-MAJ-3-04-B (Wireless Facilities & PD Rezoning). Public hearing and action on request by City of Capitola to add Wireless Communication Facilities ordinance to certified zoning ordinance, and rezone three sites (at 409 Pine Street, 1255 41st Avenue, and 38th Avenue at Brommer Street) from RM-M (Multiple Family Residence-Medium Density) to PD (Planned Development). (SC-SC) [APPROVED]

6. NEW APPEALS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Appeal No. A-3-04-64 (Parks & Rec., Monterey Co.) Appeal by Friends of The Big Sur Coast & Joseph P. Schoendorf from decision of County of Monterey granting permit with conditions to California Department of Parks & Recreation for Waterfall House Landscape Maintenance Project replacing 4,516 exotic trees & shrubs with native plants near environmentally sensitive habitat (ESHA) and on slopes exceeding 30%, at Julia Pfeiffer-Burns State Park (Highway One), Big Sur, Monterey County. (CKC-SC) [POSTPONED]

b. Appeal No. A-3-05-10 (Sand City water supply) Appeal by Commissioners Caldwell & Wan from decision of City of Sand City granting permit with conditions to develop city water supply and desalination facility along 300 block of Shasta Avenue, extraction wells in Bay Street & Tioga Avenue rights-of-way, injection wells in Vista Del Mar Street right-of-way between Bay Street & Tioga Avenue, and distribution lines throughout Sand City, Monterey County. (MW-SC) [POSTPONED]

7. COASTAL PERMIT APPLICATIONS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES. Attention: Items appearing in this section of the agenda may be moved to the Consent Calendar for this area by the Executive Director when, prior to taking up the Consent Calendar, staff and the applicant are in agreement on the staff recommendation. If an item is moved to the Consent Calendar it will be processed in the same manner as other Consent Calendar items (See AGENDA CATEGORIES) except that if that item is subsequently removed from the Consent Calendar by a vote of three or more commissioners, the item will be acted upon at the meeting in the order in which it originally appears on this Meeting Notice and in the manner Coastal Permit Applications are processed. The purpose of this procedural change is to expedite the Commission's coastal development permit process.

a. Application No. 3-04-30 (Pebble Beach Co., Monterey Co.) Application of Pebble Beach Company for two concrete seawalls with steel tiebacks and artificial stone fascia at base of coastal bluff to protect 5th Tee (83-ft-long, 43 to 46 ft-ft-high with 24-ft. of buried wing walls) and 5th Green (160-ft-long 14-22 ft-high with 22-ft. of buried wing walls, backfilled and vegetated to recreate 2:1 slope to top of bluff), at 5th Hole @ Pebble Beach Golf Links, Pebble Beach, Monterey County. (CKC-SC) [WITHDRAWN]

b. Application No. 3-05-16 (Frederick, Monterey) Application of Carol Frederick for two single-family homes on Spray Avenue (lots # 2 and #6 of Del Monte Beach Resubdivision), Monterey, Monterey County. (SC-SC) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

NORTH COAST DISTRICT

8. DEPUTY DIRECTOR’S REPORT. Report by Deputy Director on permit waivers, emergency permits, immaterial amendments & extensions, LCP matters not requiring public hearings, and on comments from the public. For specific information contact the Commission’s Eureka office at (707) 445-7833.

9. CONSENT CALENDAR (removed from Regular Calendar). See AGENDA CATEGORIES. [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

10. LOCAL COASTAL PROGRAM (LCP). See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Mendocino Co. LCP Amendment No. MEN-MAJ-1-04 A, B, C. Public hearing and action on request by Mendocino County to [A Point Cabrillo Lighthouse] redesignate and rezone 30.5 acres from Open Space-Coastal [Public & Semi-Public Facilities] (OS[PF]) to Open Space-Coastal-Department of Parks and Recreation: Conditional Visitor Accommodations and Services *1C and *4C (OS-DPR:*1C and *4C), redesignate and rezone 270+-acres from Rural Residential: 5 acre minimum: Planned Unit Development Combining District (RR-5:PD) to Open Space-Department of Parks & Recreation (OS-DPR), and add Point Cabrillo Lighthouse to list of Conditional Visitor Accommodations and Services; [B Mendocino Redwood Co./Bosk] amend map designation on site north & south of Albion River, between Slaughterhouse Gulch & One Tree Island from Forest Lands (FL) and Timberlands Production (TPZ dots) to Open Space (OS) and rezone from Timberland Production: Floodplain combining district (TP:FP) to Open Space: Floodplain Combining District (OS:FP); and [C Mendocino Redwood Co./Cattalini] amend map designation on site north of Albion River, from River Road north into Deadman Gulch, from Forest Lands (FL) and Timberlands Production (TPZ dots) to Open Space (OS) and rezone from (TP:FP) to (OS:FP). (RP-SF) [APPROVED WITH MODIFICAITIONS]

b. Point Arena LCP Amendment No. 1-01 (LCP Update) Time Extension. Public hearing and action to extend time limit to act on request by City of Point Arena for comprehensive update of its certified land use plan & implementation plan. (RSM-E) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

11. COASTAL PERMIT APPLICATIONS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES. Attention: Items appearing in this section of the agenda may be moved to the Consent Calendar for this area by the Executive Director when, prior to taking up the Consent Calendar, staff and the applicant are in agreement on the staff recommendation. If an item is moved to the Consent Calendar it will be processed in the same manner as other Consent Calendar items (See AGENDA CATEGORIES) except that if that item is subsequently removed from the Consent Calendar by a vote of three or more commissioners, the item will be acted upon at the meeting in the order in which it originally appears on this Meeting Notice and in the manner Coastal Permit Applications are processed. The purpose of this procedural change is to expedite the Commission's coastal development permit process.

a. Application No. 1-04-3 (Humboldt Co. Public Works) Application of Humboldt County Public Works Department for rock slope protection and backfill along 40-feet of Humboldt Bay shoreline along east side of New Navy Base Road, 930 feet north of Samoa Boat Ramp, Humboldt County. (RSM-E) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

b. Application No. 1-01-4 (Harmon, Humboldt Co.) Application of Michael W. & Carolyn J. Harmon to grade and clear two-acre area for future home, install well, improve gravel road by placing additional rock and installing culvert & other drainage improvements, grade and clear stumps and other cut vegetation from separate one acre area, reseed disturbed areas, and plant western azalea in two-acre area, at 1080 Kane Road (near Big Lagoon), Humboldt County. (RSM-E) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

c. Application No. 1-04-5 (Humboldt Co. Public Works) Application of Humboldt County Public Works Department to remove vegetation & gravel as part of long-term ongoing maintenance program in Redwood Creek Flood Control Channel, at Orick, Humboldt County. (JB-E) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

d. Application No. 1-04-18 (Windy Acres, Arcata) Application of Windy Acres to remove 300 cu.yds. of fill on agricultural pastureland, at Moxon & Vassaide Road, Arcata, Humboldt County. (RSM-E) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

e. Application No. 1-04-55 (Williston, Humboldt Co.) Application of Greg & Laura Williston to replace septic system leach field for existing single-family home, at 2888 Spears Road, just east of Eureka, Humboldt County. (RSM-E) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]


Future Meetings: The next meetings of the Coastal Commission will be May 11-13 in Stanford and June 7-10 in San Pedro.

See future agenda items (these are items submitted to the Coastal Commission and could be scheduled on future meeting agendas).