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MARCH 2016 AGENDA


Santa Monica Civic Auditorium
East Wing
1855 Main Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401



(415) 407-3211

active during meeting only


THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2016 9:00 A.M.
  1.  CALL TO ORDER.
  2.  ROLL CALL.
  3.  AGENDA CHANGES.
  4.  GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT.
    Public comments will be heard at 9:00 am for items not on the agenda, for no more than 30 minutes. For those unable to attend the early comment period, there may be additional comment time available later in the day. Note: Comments made during the general public comment period regarding matters pending before the Commission do not become part of the official record for those matters. 

 SOUTH COAST DISTRICT (ORANGE COUNTY)

  1.  ADMINISTRATIVE CALENDAR.
    See Agenda Categories .
    1. Application No. 5-15-0840 (Deen, Huntington Beach)
      Application of Richard and Valarie Deen to construct 5'x44' cantilevered deck over a sea wall, at 16561 Channel Lane, Huntington Beach, Orange County. (SV-LB)
  2.  CONSENT CALENDAR.     Motion and  Vote
    See Agenda Categories . 
    1. Application No. 5-15-0814 (Public Works Dept., Huntington Beach)
      Application of City of Huntington Beach, Public Works Dept. to construct 1,285-lineal ft. of 8-in. diameter water pipeline to provide redundant water service to existing development in Huntington Beach, Orange County. (MV-LB)
    2. Application No. 5-15-1367 (Bapu Development, LLC, Newport Beach)
      Application of Bapu Development, LLC to demolish 1-story single-family home, and construct 2,022 sq.ft., 29-ft.-high 3-story single-family home with attached 364 sq.ft. garage on beach fronting lot, at 2404 W. Oceanfront, in Newport Beach, Orange County. (MA-LB) [POSTPONED]
    3. Application No. 5-15-1471 (Stewart, Newport Beach)
      Application of Rob Stewart to demolish single-family home, and construct 2,950 sq.ft., 3-story, single-family home with 376 sq.ft. attached garage on bayfronting lot, at 1509 E. Bay Ave., Newport Beach, Orange County. (MR-LB)
    4. Application No. 5-15-1565 (Spencer, San Clemente)
      Application of Ray and Suzy Spencer to construct 3,056 sq.ft., 2-story, 32-ft.-tall single-family home including attached 2-car garage, curb cut for new driveway access, landscape and hardscape improvements, removal of non-native and invasive vegetation on coastal canyon slope, and re-vegetation with native plants on vacant coastal canyon lot at 234 Avenida San Antonio, San Clemente, Orange County. (LR-LB)  
    5. Application No. 5-15-1719 (Wardy, Newport Beach)
      Application of Amen Wardy to demolish 2-story single-family home, and construct 3,292 sq.ft., 29-ft.-high 3-story single-family home with attached 400 sq.ft. garage on beach fronting lot, at 4507 Seashore Dr., Newport Beach, Orange County. (MA-LB)
    6. Application No. 5-15-1732 (Lawler, Newport Beach)
      Application of Drew and Linda Lawler to construct 3,997 sq.ft., 3-story, single-family home with 458 sq.ft. attached garage on vacant bayfronting lot, at 62 Beacon Bay, Newport Beach, Orange County. (MR-LB)  
    7. Application No. 5-15-1979 (Haugen, San Clemente)
      Application of Kimberly Haugen to demolish garage and portions of concrete patio, deck, and retaining walls, and construct 3,415 sq.ft., 3-story, 25-ft.-tall single-family home with attached 420 sq.ft. garage, 385 sq.ft. covered patio, 670 sq.ft. in first & second story balcony decks, grading, hardscape and landscape improvements on 6,668 sq.ft. coastal canyon lot at 305 W. Avenida de Los Lobos Marinos, San Clemente, Orange County. (LR-LB)

ENFORCEMENT

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

     Items Th8 and Th9, below share a single, combined staff report

  2. Commission Consent Cease and Desist Order No. CCC-16-CD-01 (Isaacson, Santa Monica Mountains, Los Angeles Co.)
    Public hearing and Commission action on proposed administrative order directing property owner to 1) remove unpermitted development from; and 2) cease and desist from undertaking additional unpermitted development, including removal of native vegetation and grading on; property located at 2035 Rambla Pacifico, Los Angeles County, APN 4453-004-039, three adjacent properties, and one property across Rambla Pacifico; and 3) resolve civil liabilities. (JMB-SF)    Motion and  Vote
  3. Commission Consent Restoration Order No. CCC-16-RO-01 (Isaacson, Santa Monica Mountains, Los Angeles Co.)
    Public hearing and Commission action on proposed administrative order directing property owner to: 1) take restorative actions, including: removal, erosion control, remedial grading, and revegetation activities; 2) provide additional enhancement and protection of coastal resources on the property and surrounding areas to address temporal losses of habitat; and 3) implement a long-term monitoring program; to address unpermitted development, including removal of vegetation and grading; on property located at 2035 Rambla Pacifico, Los Angeles County, APN 4453-004-039, three adjacent properties, and one property across Rambla Pacifico; and 4) resolve civil liabilities. (JMB-SF)     Motion and Vote

    SOUTH COAST DISTRICT (ORANGE COUNTY)

    1.  DEPUTY DIRECTOR'S REPORT FOR ORANGE COUNTY
      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.
      1.  CONSENT CALENDAR (removed from Regular Calendar).    Motion and Vote
        See Agenda Categories .
      2. LOCAL COASTAL PROGRAMS (LCPs).
        See Agenda Categories .
        1.  City of Newport Beach Coastal Land Use Plan (LUP) Amendment No. LCP-5-NPB-14-0831-3 (Lido House Hotel). Certification Review
          Concurrence with Executive Director’s determination that action of City of Newport Beach accepting certification of LUP Amendment No. LCP-5-NPB-14-0831-3 with modifications is legally adequate. The proposal amends the LUP designation for the former City Hall site from Public Facility (PF) to Visitor-Serving Commercial (CV-LV) and allow an exception to the 35-ft. Shoreline Height Limitation Zone at 3300 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach, Orange County. (AD-LB)
        2.  City of Newport Beach LCP Implementation Plan No. LCP-5-NPB-15-0039-1. Time Extension
          Public hearing and action to extend the time limit for Commission action for up to one year on request by the City of Newport Beach to approve the Implementing Ordinances (IP) portion of the proposed Newport Beach Local Coastal Program. (LR-LB)      Motion and Vote
      3. COASTAL PERMIT APPLICATIONS.
        See Agenda CategoriesAttention: 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.
        1.  Application No. 5-15-1459 (Newport Harbor Yacht Club, Newport Beach)
          Application of Newport Harbor Yacht Club to demolish existing yacht club and construct new yacht club and associated facilities, at 720 Bay Ave., Newport Beach, Orange County. (ZR-LB)    Motion and  Vote
        2.  Application No. 5-15-1946 (Smith Family Trust, San Clemente)
          Application of Smith Family Trust to demolish 2 single-family homes on separate lots and construct new 21,485 sq.ft., 25-ft.-tall, 2-story, 4-unit multi-family building, with 15-car subterranean garage, hardscape and landscape improvements, grading and retaining walls over both coastal bluff top lots, at 1521and1523 Buena Vista, San Clemente, Orange County. (LR-LB) [POSTPONED]
        3.  Application No. 5-15-2056 (City of San Clemente Beach Sand Replenishment Program)
          Application of City of San Clemente for 5-year opportunistic beach sand replenishment program with maximum annual beach fill placement volume of 200,000 cu.yds. at 2 potential receiver sites: North Beach and Linda Lane Beach, San Clemente, Orange County. (LR-LB)

      NORTH CENTRAL COAST DISTRICT

      1.  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.
      2.  CONSENT CALENDAR (removed from Regular Calendar).     Motion and Vote
        See Agenda Categories .
      3. COASTAL PERMIT APPLICATIONS.
        See Agenda CategoriesAttention: 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.  
         
        1.  Application No. 2-15-1354 (Caltrans, Marin and Sonoma Counties)
          Application of Caltrans to replace Highway 1 bridge over Americano Creek with new longer cast-in-place box girder bridge to provide flood control and maintain roadway near Valley Ford, Marin and Sonoma Counties. (LK-SF)

      CENTRAL COAST DISTRICT

      1.  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.
      2. CONSENT CALENDAR (removed from Regular Calendar).
        See Agenda Categories .
      3. NEW APPEALS.
        See Agenda Categories .
        1.  Appeal No. A-3-SLO-15-0001 (Loperena, San Luis Obispo Co.)
          Appeal by Commissioners Shallenberger and Howell, San Luis Obispo Coastkeeper, Ethel Pludow and Cynthia Sugimoto, and Jack Loperena of decision of San Luis Obispo County granting permit with conditions to Mr. Loperena for construction of single-family home seaward of Studio Dr., Cayucos, San Luis Obispo County. (DR-SC)     Ex Parte      Substantial Issue Found      
      4. REVISED FINDINGS.
        See Agenda Categories .
        1.  A-3-PSB-14-0057 (Silver Shoals Subdivision, San Luis Obispo Co.)
          Consideration of findings and conditions for Commission's November 5, 2015 approval of permit to subdivide vacant 3.7 acre parcel into 19 parcels, including 10 townhouse parcels and 9 single-family parcels; construction of 10 townhouse residential units, 1acre lateral public bluff-top park, 24-ft. wide cul-de-sac road, 10 public parking spaces, and related improvements in South Palisades area of Pismo Beach, San Luis Obispo County. (BO-SC)     Motion and  Vote

      SOUTH COAST DISTRICT (LOS ANGELES COUNTY)

      1. DEPUTY DIRECTOR'S REPORT FOR LOS ANGELES COUNTY.
        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. 
      2.  CONSENT CALENDAR (removed from Regular Calendar).        Motion and Vote
        See Agenda Categories . 
      3. LOCAL COASTAL PROGRAMS (LCPs)..
        See Agenda Categories .
        1.  City of Long Beach LCP Amendment No. LCP-5-LOB-16-0004-1 (Adaptive Reuse Ordinance)
          Concurrence with Executive Director’s determination that the City of Long Beach’s request to amend the Implementing Ordinances (LIP) portion of the certified Local Coastal Program to facilitate adaptive reuse of buildings is a minor amendment. (ZR-LB)     Motion and Vote
      4. NEW APPEALS.
        See Agenda Categories .
        1.  Appeal No. A-5-RPV-15-0051 (Rancho Palos Verdes Parking)
          Appeal by Commissioners Vargas and Uranga of City of Rancho Palos Verdes permit to designate 24-hr. resident-only permit parking along entire length of and on both sides of Channelview Ct., Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County. (SV-LB)      Motion and  Vote
      5. COASTAL PERMIT APPLICATIONS.
        See Agenda CategoriesAttention: 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.
        1.  Application No. 5-15-1393 (Los Cerritos Wetlands Authority, Long Beach)
          Application of Los Cerritos Wetlands Authority to remove non-native vegetation, install native coastal scrub, install new decomposed granite and mulch trails, provide for public access by installing new gate in existing fence, and install new interpretive signs under supervision of qualified wetland ecologist; and install one 10’x40’ storage container and shade cover for nursery and educational area on top of existing asphalt pad minimum of 10 feet from existing habitat in Zedler Marsh, Los Cerritos Wetlands, Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (ZR-LB)
        2.  Application No. 5-15-1427 (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve, Playa del Rey, Los Angeles)
          Application of California Department of Fish and Wildlife to remove invasive iceplant from 3 acre area within Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve south of Culver Blvd., in Playa Del Rey, Los Angeles County. (MR-LB)    Ex Parte     Motion and  Vote
        3.  Application No. 5-16-0095 (Bolkin, Los Angeles)
          Application of Bruce Bolkin to request after-the-fact approval for demolition of 2 single-family homes; and to request approval for construction of approx. 7,715 sq.ft., 28-ft.-high, 2-story single-family home over basement level with attached garage, outdoor swimming pool and lot-tie, at 301 & 321 Swarthmore Ave., Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (MA-LB)    Ex Parte    Motion and  Vote    Motion and  Vote