Long Beach, CA
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File #: 18-0856    Version: 1 Name: DS - RES/SEADIP amendments to Coastal Commission
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 9/24/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/2/2018 Final action: 10/2/2018
Title: Adopt resolution authorizing Director of Development Services to submit amendments of the Long Beach Zoning Regulations and supporting materials to the California Coastal Commission for approval and certification. (District 3)
Sponsors: Development Services
Attachments: 1. 100218-H-1sr&att.pdf, 2. 100218-H-1 PowerPoint.pdf, 3. 100218-H-1 Corresp.Christensen.pdf, 4. RES-18-0148.pdf
Related files: 18-0855
TITLE
Adopt resolution authorizing Director of Development Services to submit amendments of the Long Beach Zoning Regulations and supporting materials to the California Coastal Commission for approval and certification. (District 3)

DISCUSSION
On August 8, 2018, the California Coastal Commission (CCC) approved the Local Coastal Program (LCP) Amendment for changes to the Southeast Area Development and Improvement Plan (SEADIP/PD-1) to allow for two new oil production areas, wetlands restoration program, visitor’s center, and clarification of requirements for oil production areas. These changes were originally adopted by the City Council on January 16, 2018 in conjunction with, and to allow for, the Los Cerritos Wetlands Oil Consolidation and Wetlands Restoration Project (Project). Because SEADIP is incorporated as part of the City’s Local Coastal Program, amendments to SEADIP require a LCP Amendment to be certified by the CCC to be effective. The CCC staff incorporated modifications to the changes (Attachment A - CCC modifications redlined), which must now be formally adopted by the City Council. The modifications generally consist of:

· Incorporation of Coastal Act policies;
· Requirement for consolidation of oil facilities;
· Addition of oil operating regulations; and,
· Addition of regulations to carry out the Coastal Act provisions.

The Project site consists of four parcels within and outside of the City’s certified LCP, and the CCC is currently reviewing a Consolidated Coastal Development Permit (CDP) for the Project, in accordance with the newly-amended SEADIP provisions. Staff expects the CCC will conduct a hearing on the Consolidated CDP by the end of 2018.

Public hearing notices were distributed on August 31, 2018, in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 21.21 of the Long Beach Municipal Code. Any written testimony received following preparation of this report will be provided to the City Council prior to the hearing.

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