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Title: Rofael Marina and Caretaker Facility

Applicant: Mike Adams, Michael C. Adams Associates

Location: 16926 Park Ave.

Report Summary

Draft Recirculated Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) No. 13-008 analyzes the potential environmental impacts associated with a request to allow the development of a public marina on a 6,179 square foot property located at the terminus of Park Avenue in Huntington Harbour. The proposed improvements include a 66 ft. long and 5 ft. wide community dock area and a two-story building with a 508 sq. ft. marina office and public restroom on the first floor and a one-bedroom 565 sq. ft. caretaker’s unit with a 249 sq. ft. balcony on the second floor. The site will include a 441 sq. ft. two-car garage, five surface parking spaces, and three bicycle parking spaces. The project requires approval of a Coastal Development Permit and a Conditional Use Permit.

The proposed marina is designed as a single shared dock facility to cater to small watercrafts such as stand-up paddle boards, kayaks, and small sailboats which can be carried to the dock. A floating pedestrian ramp/walkway will provide public access to the water’s edge. The community dock will be available for public use; individual slips and private rental will not be available. No launch fees or parking fees are proposed at this time. The marina will not include fueling facilities or a launch ramp for large boats. The marina will have limited hours of operation, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily. The full time caretaker’s quarters will allow for 24 hour supervision of the facility. Access to the project is proposed via Park Avenue and will require ingress/egress easements over two residential properties.

Project Location: 16926 Park Avenue, Huntington Beach CA 92649 (terminus of Park Avenue, east of Pacific Coast Highway)

The Draft Recirculated Mitigated Negative Declaration for the Rofael Marina and Caretaker Facility will be available for public review and comment for thirty (30) days commencing Thursday, May 4, 2017 and ending Monday, June 5, 2017. Written comments on the draft Recirculated MND must be submitted to Tess Nguyen, Associate Planner, City of Huntington Beach Community Development Department, 2000 Main Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92648 by Monday, June 5, 2017. A copy of the Draft Recirculated MND is also available for review at the following locations:
- City of Huntington Beach Community Development Department, 2000 Main Street, City Hall – 3rd Floor, Huntington Beach
- City of Huntington Beach City Clerk's Office, 2000 Main Street, City Hall – 2nd Floor, Huntington Beach
- Huntington Beach Central Library, 7111 Talbert Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA 92647

Subsequent to the comment period, a public hearing will be scheduled before the Huntington Beach Planning Commission. The public hearing is tentatively scheduled for August 2017. For further information, please contact Tess Nguyen at 714-374-1744 or [email protected]

Project Status: In Progress

Project Planner: Tess Nguyen

Last Updated: May 03, 2017


  1. Recirculated Mitigated Negative Declaration 13-008
  2. Attachment No. 1 Project Plans
  3. Attachment No. 2 Project Narrative
  4. Attachment No. 3 Code Requirements
  5. Attachment No. 4 Summary of Mitigation Measures
  6. Attachment No. 5 Biological Assessment

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