California Coastal Commission Meeting Wednesday December 12 2018

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The California Coastal Commission November monthly public meeting is in Newport Beach California Wednesday December 12 2018 thru Friday December 14 2018.
The Public is Encouraged to attend.

In a Email black to South OC Surfrider subscribers, the South OC Surfrider chapter announced that they will present to the California Coastal Commission this week to discuss options for the near and long term future of the Capo Beach Park.
For several years, SF South OC chapter has montitored the changes at Capo Beach Park.
Surfrider South OC reports that “This past summer the parking lot was regularly getting covered with sand and debris from high tides.
On two separate 2018 storm events, the sidewalks and some parking spaces have collapsed from being undermined.
November 30th, 2018, the park took a direct hit as the wooden boardwalk just down coast from the park’s emergency armoring collapsed.
The swell and tide were NOT unusually high.”

The California Coastal Commission December 2018 Meeting Location

Newport Beach Civic Center Council Chambers located at 100 Civic Center Drive

Contact Phone :(415) 407-3211 (active during meeting only)

The California Coastal Commission rotates their monthly meetings throughout the State of California.

Your voice can be heard at the California Coastal Commission Meeting.

If you have any concerns about California Beach issues you may address the Commission.

General Public Comment Rules
Public comments will be heard at 9:00am 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.

California Coastal Commission Meeting Agenda is Online

The Scheduled items for Wednesday December 12 2018 spotlight Orange County .

San Diego is highlighted on Thursday December 13 2018.

Los Angeles County is the focus on Friday December 14 2018.

You can read the items now and submit online public comments to


The Superintendent of California State Parks Orange Coast District on State Parks and Beaches in Orange County

Proposed Discussion Items on Wednesday December 12 2018 Include:

Application of City of Long Beach to rehabilitate Belmont Pier Aqualink landing at Belmont Veteran’s Pier, 35 39th Place in Long Beach

City of Pacifica Short Term Rentals

City of Half Moon Bay Accessory Dwelling Units

City of Half Moon Bay Development

Moss Landing Harbor Dredging

Bel Air Bay Club Beach Protections from Erosion

13483 – 13851 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey, Los Angeles County Renovations

Orange County Deputy Director’s Report

Application of City of San Clemente to construct steel pile seawall and concrete cap in front of existing seawall protecting Marine Safety Building, concrete armor mat between seawall and building foundation wall, structural foundation repair work and exterior building improvements at San Clemente Marine Safety Bldg. located up coast of San Clemente Pier at 620 Avenida del Mar.

California Coastal Commission Public Hearings Wednesday December 12 2018

The City of Newport Beach to amend the certified Implementation Plan (IP) portion of the LCP to include a new provision allowing for modifications and variances, add exceptions to the Shoreline Height Limit, and revise IP sections to allow additions to nonconforming structures, and revise IP sections regarding the waiver of future protection in shoreline hazardous areas.

The City of Huntington Beach to amend the certified LCP both Land Use Plan and Implementation Plan to incorporate the Windward Specific Plan which, under the acquisition alternative would preserve the 5 acre site and the adjacent 6.2 acre in parcel open space and under the development alternative would designate 2.5 acres open space allow 2.5 acres of medium density residential development and preserve the adjacent 6.2 acre parcel in open space.

City of Pismo Beach update on Land Use Plan

Public hearing and action to extend the time limit for Commission action for one year on request by the City of Redondo Beach to amend the Implementing Ordinances of the certified LCP to allow emergency shelters as a permitted use in Industrial zones.

California Coastal Commission Closed Session Agenda Items Include

People of the State of California v. U.S. Dept. of the Interior

California Coastal Commission Mission

The mission of the California Coastal Commission is to protect, conserve, restore, and enhance environmental and human-based resources of the California coast and ocean for environmentally sustainable and prudent use by current and future generations.

The Commission holds monthly public meetings of three to five days in length in different locations throughout the state.
The Commission meetings provide an opportunity for the Coastal Commissioners to take public testimony and to make permit, planning, and other policy decisions.
Prior to each meeting, Commission staff collects and analyzes information pertinent to meeting agenda items and prepares written staff reports with recommendations for Commission action.
These staff reports are available for public review, by contacting the appropriate Commission office. Some
elected staff reports are also available electronically by means of a link from the Commission’s
Meeting Notice.

For more information please visit California Coastal Commission.

You can watch the California Coastal Commission Meetings at California Coastal Commission Meeting Live Stream

* Any announcements regarding Commission actions will be made in public after the conclusion of the closed session.

Any announcements will also be posted on the Commission’s online agenda.

California Coastal Commission Scheduled Meetings

No Meeting Scheduled in January 2019

February 6 thru February 8 2019 in the North Central Coast

March 6 thru March 8 2019 in the Los Angeles/Orange County Area

April 10 thru April 12 2019 in the Central Coast

May 8 thru May 10 2019 in the South Central Coast

June 12 thru June 14 2019 in San Diego

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