Meeting Overview

February 2022

The February Coastal Commission took place virtually on Wednesday, February 9 through Friday, February 11. The first monthly meeting of the Commission’s eleven annual meetings was relatively uneventful with a lighter agenda and not many controversial items. Still, a few developments did spark some public participation, one being the proposed coastal trail improvements by CalTrans at Mussel Shoals. Several local residents spoke against the trail improvements citing concerns regarding historic vandalism and parking restrictions but the project was approved by the Commission in accordance with the agency’s charge to maximize public access to the coast. The meeting also resulted in one vote chart for a new home in Malibu on Broad Beach. [link] This new home would be subject to sea level rise and coastal hazards; a number of special conditions were imposed to potential impacts to the coast and reliance on future shoreline armoring.

Issues voted on at this meeting:

New House on Broad Beach - Klein

On Wednesday, the Commission heard an appeal of a City of Malibu issued CDP for a new home development by Klein Family Partnership. The proposed project would demolish an existing home on Broad Beach, remove unpermitted accessory structures including a concrete patio, stairs and lawn area, and construct a new 5,700+ sq.ft. single-family home...


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