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Q SEW Pp�T <br />CITY OF <br />s NEWPORT BEACH <br />C'94IF09 City Council Staff Report <br />July 25, 2017 <br />Agenda Item No. 18 <br />TO: HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL <br />FROM: Kimberly Brandt, Community Development Director - 949-644-3232, <br /> <br />PREPARED BY: Brenda Wisneski, Deputy Community Development Director — <br />bwisneski(o� <br />PHONE: 949-949-644-3297 <br />TITLE: Amendment to Local Coastal Program to Establish a Comprehensive <br />Program for Properties Along East Ocean Front to Allow <br />Encroachments and to Remove Unpermitted Development Beyond <br />the Encroachment Area (PA2013-057) <br />On July 26, 2016, the City Council approved amendments to the Coastal Land Use Plan <br />and City Council Policy L-12 creating the East Ocean Front Encroachment and Removal <br />and Replacement Program (Encroachment Program). An amendment to the <br />Implementation Plan component of the City's certified Local Coastal Program is also <br />needed. The Coastal Commission will need to review and adopt the proposed changes <br />to the Coastal Land Use Plan and Implementation Plan, as well as issue a coastal <br />development permit, before the City can implement the Encroachment Program. <br />RECOMMENDATIONS: <br />a) Conduct a public hearing; <br />b) Determine that the Local Coastal Program amendment, per California Public <br />Resources Code Section 21080.9 and California Environmental Quality Act ("CEQA") <br />Regulation Section 15265, exempts local governments from the requirements of <br />preparing an environmental impact report or otherwise complying with CEQA in <br />connection with the adoption of a Local Coastal Program; <br />c) Adopt Resolution No. 2017-50, A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Newport <br />Beach, California, Authorizing the Submittal of Local Coastal Program Amendment <br />No. LC2013-002 Establishing the East Ocean Front Encroachment and Removal and <br />Replacement Program; and <br />d) Authorize staff to submit the Local Coastal Program Amendment and the East Ocean <br />Front Comprehensive Encroachment and Removal and Replacement Program to the <br />California Coastal Commission for review and action. <br />18-1 <br />