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AB-1749 Coastal resources: development permits.(2019-2020)

As Amends the Law Today


 Section 30624 of the Public Resources Code is amended to read:

 (a) The commission shall provide, by regulation, for the issuance of coastal development permits by the executive director of the commission or, where the coastal development permit authority has been delegated to a local government pursuant to Section 30600.5, by an appropriate local official designated by resolution of the local government without compliance with the procedures specified in this chapter in cases of emergency, other than an emergency provided for under Section 30611, and for the following nonemergency developments: improvements to any existing structure; any single-family dwelling; any development of four dwelling units or less within any incorporated area that does not require demolition; any other developments not in excess of one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) other than any division of land; and any development specifically authorized as a principal permitted use and proposed in an area for which the land use portion of the applicable local coastal program has been certified. Such That  permit for nonemergency development shall not be effective until after reasonable public notice and adequate time for the review of such issuance has been provided.
(b) If one-third of the appointed members of the commission so request at the first meeting following the issuance of such that  permit by the executive director, such issuance shall not be effective, and, instead, the application shall be processed in accordance with the commission’s procedures for permits and pursuant to the provisions of this chapter.
(c) Any permit issued by a local official pursuant to the provisions of this section shall be scheduled on the agenda of the governing body of the local agency at its first scheduled meeting after that permit has been issued. If, at that meeting, one-third of the members of that governing body so request, the permit issued by the local official shall not go into effect and the application for a coastal development permit shall be processed by the local government pursuant to Section 30600.5.
(d) No monetary limitations shall be required for emergencies covered by the provisions of this section.