Federal involvement in the California coastal zone

a topical index to agency responsibility
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Institute of Marine Resources, University of California , La Jolla
National Sea Grant Program (U.S.), Coastal zone management -- California -- Directories., Coastal zone management -- United States -- Directories., Marine resources -- Government policy -- United States -- Directories., Marine resources -- Government policy -- California -- Directo
Statementby John K. Gamman, Shavaun Towers, and Jens Sorensen.
GenreDirectories.
SeriesIMR TR -- 42., Sea grant publication -- no. 29.
ContributionsTowers, Shavaun., Sorensen, Jens C., University of California (System). Institute of Marine Resources.
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Get this from a library. Federal involvement in the California coastal zone: a topical index to agency responsibility. [John K Gamman; Shavaun Towers; Jens C Sorensen; University of California (System).

Institute of Marine Resources.]. Coastal Commission jurisdiction. The California Coastal Commission has planning, regulatory, and permitting responsibilities, in partnership with local governments, over all “development” taking place within the coastal zone, a million-acre area stretching 1, miles along the state’s coastline from Oregon to Mexico (and around nine offshore islands).

The Coastal Zone was established in the Coastal Act and represents the jurisdictional boundary of the Coastal Commission. Refinements occur over time and are voted on by the Commissioners.

Local Coastal Program Areas. T he California Coastal Commission was established by voter initiative in (Proposition 20) and later made permanent by the Legislature through adoption of the California Coastal Act of In partnership with coastal cities and counties, The Coastal Commission plans and regulates the use of land and water in the coastal zone.

Development activities, which are broadly defined by the. Proposition 20 also required development of the California Coastal Plan – a detailed policy platform for long-range coastal management in the state.

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After four intensive years of research and stakeholder engagement to generate this plan, the California Legislature passed and Governor Edmund (Jerry) Brown signed the California Coastal Act in File Size: 2MB. CALIFORNIA COASTAL COMMISSION 45 FREMONT STREET, SUITE SAN FRANCISCO, CA VOICE AND TDD () CALIFORNIA COASTAL COMMISSION FEDERAL CONSISTENCY IN A NUTSHELL A Guide concerning the Operation of the Federal Consistency Provisions of the Coastal Zone Management Act of as Amended Adapted from a Publication by.

CALIFORNIA COASTAL COMMISSION 45 FREMONT, SUITE SAN FRANCISCO, CA VOICE () FAX () TDD () Description of California’s Coastal Management Program (CCMP) The California Coastal Program, approved by NOAA inis comprised of three parts. The. California Coastal Zone means that land and water area of the State of California from the Oregon border to the border of the Republic of Mexico, extending seaward to the state's outer limit of jurisdiction, including all offshore islands, and extending inland generally 1, yards from the mean high tide line of Federal involvement in the California coastal zone book sea.

State involvement in the California coastal zone. La Jolla: Institute of Marine Resources, University of California, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John K Gamman; Shavaun Towers; Jens C Sorensen.

The Act defines coastal zone enhancement objectives and sets limits for Coastal Zone Management Grants to states. Appropriations for all activities are reauthorized through FY The Act was further amended in and (P.L. and P.L. ) to establish a program for the prevention and control of harmful algal blooms and hypoxia.

The Coastal Zone Management Act of (CZMA; Pub.L. 92–, 86 Stat.enacted Octo16 U.S.C. §§ –, Chapter 33) is an Act of Congress passed in to encourage coastal states to develop and implement coastal zone management plans (CZMPs).

This act was established as a United States National policy to preserve, protect, develop, and where possible, restore or. The U.S. Congress recognized the importance of meeting the challenge of continued growth in the coastal zone by passing the Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA) in This act, administered by NOAA, provides for the management of the nation’s coastal resources, including the Great Lakes.

The Coastal Zone Management Program. One mechanism for managing our nation’s diverse coastal regions is the National Coastal Zone Management voluntary federal-state partnership was created by the Coastal Zone Management Act to protect, restore, and responsibly develop our nation’s coastal communities and resources.

At this point it might also be in order to discuss briefly the Federal Coastal Zone Hanagement Act of and its relationship to the California Coastal Zone Act.

Both laws are the result of a strong feeling in our society that the coastline possesses unique resource values which aren't being properly managed. Coastal zone: is defined as the transition zone where the land meets water, the region that is directly influenced by marine hydrodynamic processes.

• The coastal zone extends offshore to the continental shelf break and onshore to the first major change in topography above the reach of major storm waves. • The CZ is divided into four subzones. Several of the most publicized cases have involved the relationship between the Act and the federal Coastal Zone Management Act, and California's ability to exercise some regulatory control over offshore drilling on the outer continental shelf.

28 Many cases have involved particular procedural anomolies of the Act; 29 several again have. Frequently Asked Questions. What is the Coastal Conservancy. The Coastal Conservancy is a State agency, established inthat protects and improves natural lands and waterways, helps people get to and enjoy the outdoors, and sustains local economies along the length of California’s coast and around San Francisco Bay.

The Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA) of provides for the management of the nation’s coastal resources, including the Great Lakes.

The goal is to “preserve, protect, develop, and where possible, to restore or enhance the resources of the nation’s coastal zone.” it is administered by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). For complete regulations in the Coastal Zone, see County Code Chapter and California State Public Resources Code, beginning with Section If you have questions about Coastal Permits, please contact the Zoning Information line at or.

The coastal zone boundary shown on this map is based on a digital version of the boundary depicted on maps adopted by the California Coastal Commission pursuant to §(b) of the California Coastal Act of (California Public Resources Code § et.

seq.), and modified from time to time by legislative amendments. by the Coastal Commission may be necessary, instruct the applicant to contact the appropriate district office of the Coastal Commission. B) Determine Whether the Proposed ADU Qualifies As Development. The Coastal Act’s permitting requirements apply to development performed or undertaken in the coastal zone.

(Pub. Resources Code, § This division shall constitute California's coastal zone management program within the coastal zone for purposes of the Federal Coastal Zone Management Act of (16 U.S.C.et seq.) and any other federal act heretofore or hereafter enacted or amended that relates to the planning or management of coastal zone.

This book assesses the dimensions of our scientific knowledge as it applies to environmental problems in the coastal zone. The volume contains 10 papers that cover different aspects of science, management, and public policy concerning the coastal zone.

The Coastal Zone Management PAS Report examines the nature and extent of state technical assistance available to community planners and compares coastal management legislation across the U.S. The report also identifies best practices in the use of geospatial technology for managing coastal hazards, climate change threats, environmental quality, and other issues relevant to coastal zone.

This data depicts the California Coastal Commission's Coastal Zone Boundary for the State of California. Description Polygon versions of the terrestrial CZB with a generalized shoreline (USGSQuadrangle shoreline heads up digitized at ) and with a more detailed shoreline that includes most bays and estuaries.

Outer continental shelf oil and gas leasing, exploration and development, designation of dredge material disposal sites in the ocean, military projects at coastal locations, us army corps of engineer fill permits, certain us fish and wildlife service permits, national park projects, highway improvement projects assisted wth federal funds, and commercial space launch projects on federal lands.

The coastline at Newport Beach, Calif. The California Coastal Commission has sweeping power to determine what gets built, or does not get built, on. California Ocean Protection Council Overview of Ocean and Coastal Laws Overview of California Ocean and Coastal Laws With Reference to the Marine Environment Prepared for the California Ocean Protection Council Submitted by Jonathon Gurish* With assistance from Michael Hughes Ellen Sampson.

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The California Coastal Commission’s Whale Tail License Plate Grants Program provided the lead grant to develop this guide. The California Coastal Commission works to 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.

A locked padlock) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites. The program is a voluntary partnership between the federal government and U.S.

coastal and Great Lakes states and territories authorized by the Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA) of to address national coastal issues. The program is administered by NOAA.The National Coastal Zone Management Program is a program of the US government that works with states and territories to protect, restore, and responsibly develop coastal communities, resources, and economies.

The program is housed within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office for Coastal Management. NOAA is an agency within the Department of Commerce.roles of the federal government and coastal states in addressing coastal resources and activities. In State of California v.

Norton, the Ninth Circuit upheld the broad role of states in reviewing activities that may affect their coastal zones, even though such activities are under the direct authority of the federal .