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Title: 21 - Coastal Zoning

Chapter: 52 - California Coastal Zone Entitlement Procedures--California Coastal

Section: 20 - Basis of appeals

A.  Action taken by the county on a coastal development permit (or entitlement serving as a coastal development permit) may be appealed to the California Coastal Commission for only the following types of development:

         1.  Developments approved by the county between the sea and the first public road paralleling the sea or within three hundred feet of the inland extent of any beach or of the mean high tide line of the sea where there is no beach, whichever is the greater distance as designated on the Local Program permit appeal maps

         2.  Developments approved by the county not included within subsection A(1) of this section that are located on tidelands, submerged lands, public trust lands, within one hundred feet of any wetland, estuary, stream, or within three hundred feet of the top of the seaward face of any coastal bluff as designated on the Local Coastal Program permit appeals maps

         3.  Any development approved by the county that is not designated as the principal permitted use in Title 21

         4.  Any development which constitutes a major public works project of a major energy facility.

     B.  The grounds for an appeal pursuant to subsection A(1) of this section shall be limited to one or more of the following allegations:

         1.  The development fails to provide adequate physical access or public or private commercial use or interferes with such uses

         2.  The development fails to protect public views from any public road or from a recreational area to, and along, the coast

         3.  The development is not compatible with the established physical scale of the area

         4.  The development may significantly alter existing natural landforms

         5.  The development does not comply with shoreline erosion and geologic setback requirements.

     C. The grounds for an appeal pursuant to subsection A (1), (3) or (4) of this section shall be limited to an allegation that the development does not conform to the certified local program.

     D. Any action described in subsection A of this section shall become final after the tenth working day, unless an appeal is filed within that time.

 

(Ord. 83-03(part))