PRC 421-2 Wall Repair and PRC 421 Pier Pilings Removal Emergency Permits and Development Plan Amendment

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PRC 421-2 Wall Repair Emergency Permit

On October 22, 2010, the Director of Planning and Environmental Services approved and issued an Emergency Permit (case no. 10-120-EMP) to Venoco, Inc. for the repair of the caisson wall of oil Pier PRC 421-2 located on Haskell's Beach.  Both the California State Lands Commission and California Coastal Commission share jurisdiction of these repairs with the City, and as such, also authorized these emergency repairs. 

A written report summarizing the circumstances of this Emergency Permit issuance was presented to the City Council as an informational item on November 2, 2010.  Links to the Notice of Final Approval and Issuance of this Emergency Permit, the memo to the City Council and the Emergency Permit and any amendments to it are below:

PRC 421 Pier Pilings Removal Emergency Permit

On January 26, 2011, the Director of Planning and Environmental Services approved and issued an Emergency Permit (case no. 11-016-EMP) to Venoco, Inc. for the construction staging and operations within City limits associated with the State Lease PRC 421 Pier Pilings Removal Project. The California State Lands Commission, California Coastal Commission, California Regional Water Quality Control Board and the Army Corps of Engineers share jurisdiction of these repairs with the City, and as such, also authorized these emergency repairs. The work consisted of removing the 72 original pilings beneath Piers 421-1 and 421-2. Most of the work was done on the beach, using equipment to assist with sand excavation and removal of the non- structural pilings and beams beneath the piers. Equipment accessed the beach via a temporary ramp at the PRC Lease 421 west end access road.

A written report summarizing the circumstances of this Emergency Permit issuance was presented to the City Council as an informational item on February 1, 2011.  Links to the Notice of Final Approval and Issuance of this Emergency Permit, the memo to the City Council and the Emergency Permit are below:

Development Plan Amendment

The City is required to process a follow-up Development Plan Amendment application (case no. 10-113-DPAM) upon completion of both of the emergency projects described above.  This Development Plan Application is currently being processed.

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