Santa Cruz Public Libraries'
|General Agency Information|
|Name:||California Coastal Commission Central Coast District Office|
|Address:||725 Front Street, Suite 300|
Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4508
|Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:||Monday-Friday, 8-5|
|Description:||Issuance of Coastal Development Permits/Review of locally issued coastal development permits. State Commission certifies Local Coastal Programs for local planning jurisdictions, e.g. Santa Cruz County Planning Dept.
The Coastal Commission, in partnership with coastal cities and counties, plans and regulates the use of land and water in the coastal zone. Development activities, which are broadly defined by the Coastal Act to include (among others) construction of buildings, divisions of land, and activities that change the intensity of use of land or public access to coastal waters, generally require a coastal permit from either the Coastal Commission or the local government.
Check the website for a list of publications, data and maps.
|Mission:||Protect, conserve, restore, and enhance environmental and human-based resources of the California coast and ocean for environmentally sustainable and prudent use by current and future generations.|
|Meetings:||See website for meeting times|
|Publications:||Coastal Access Guide|
Coastal Resources Guide
|Languages other than English:||None|
|Accommodations for Disabled:||Parking & Wheelchair Access|
|Public Transportation:||Available Within One Block|
|Fees:||Call for Information|
|Areas Served:||Monterey County|
San Luis Obispo County
Santa Cruz County
|Physical Location:||Santa Cruz|
|Coastal Environmental Protection and Management|
Environmental Protection and Improvement
|This record last modified October 24, 2014|