|Location||Half Moon Bay|
|Description||Request by Cartel Management Inc. to authorize an additional four years of the Titans of Mavericks surf contest subject to similar parameters as originally permitted.|
Issues voted on at this Meeting
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|ATF Shoreline Armoring Goleta Beach||This is a request by Santa Barbara County to amend a permit granted with conditions to include after-the-fact authorization for installation and retention of 3 sections of geotextile cells filled with cobble and earth that are located downcoast of the approved rock revetment and are approx. 10-20 ft. wide, 9-12 ft. high, and total 415 linear ft. at back of beach and within central lawn area of Goleta Beach County Park, Santa Barbara County.
The amendment proposes to retain the unpermitted development. Staff recommended approval with conditions that require re-evaluate the plan after 20 years or if the revetment is exposed for 24 months in total from the date of permit issuance.
|Marin County LCP Update||Marin County has been working on a comprehensive update to its Local Coastal Program (LCP) for the past eight years. The update represents a significant policy shift in how Marin’s agricultural production lands, which comprise 2/3 of its coastal zone, are to be regulated. The LCP update also included a new Environmental Hazards chapter, but the County’s version was contrary to the Commission’s Sea Level Rise Guidance Policy, which was unanimously adopted by the Commission in August of 2015, in a number of ways. Coastal Commission staff attempted to bring Marin County’s LCP update into compliance with the Coastal Act by making numerous modifications, but the substantial policy changes went too far and did not receive the required CEQA alternatives analysis. Despite this, the Commission voted to approve the LCP update with Commission staff’s modifications. However, the Commission delayed approval of the controversial Environmental Hazards chapter after numerous property owners protested at the public hearing.||Not Yet Decided|
|Titans of Mavericks Surf Contest||Request by Cartel Management Inc. to authorize an additional four years of the Titans of Mavericks surf contest subject to similar parameters as originally permitted. The original 2015 CDP authorized activities related to the one-day ‘Titans of Mavericks” surf contest (between November 1, 2015 and March 31, 2016) near Pillar Point Harbor, including exclusive use of the offshore surfing area, closing a portion of the West Trail and the Pillar Point Marsh parking lot, limiting use of Harbor shoreline areas, and implementing traffic and parking controls throughout Princeton-by-the-Sea in San Mateo County.
As originally submitted, the permit amendment proposed to include women as competitors starting in the 2017-2018 event calendar. At the final hour on October 19th, the applicant - facing denial of the amendment - submitted additional information that they will include at least one heat for women competitors in this year’s event as well as in future years’ events, without any further details.