Marin County Local Coastal Plan v2

Timeline of Marin County's certified Local Coastal Plan and the recent amendment process.

Amendment Timeline

Public workshops to amend LCP

3/16/2009 - 7/29/2010

The process for amending the Local Coastal Plan began in 2008.

Planning Commission public workshops for communities in the Marin County Coastal Zone concerning the amendments to the Local Coastal Program (LCP) began in 2009.

Draft LCPA released

6/2011

Draft Local Coastal Program Amendments (LCPA) published for public review by Marin County Development Agency.

Public workshops on Draft LCPA

7/12/2011 - 07/25/2011

Marin County Planning Commission conduct public hearings on Draft Local Coastal Program Amendments (LCPA)

Public hearings on Draft LCPA

8/31/11 - 1/23/12

Marin County Planning Commission held a series of public hearings to consider proposed amendments to Local Coastal Program.

Approved Draft LCPA

2/13/12

Planning Commission approved the draft LCPA which includes Land Use Plan (LUP) and Implementation Plan (IP).

Public hearings on Draft LCPA

10/2/12 - 7/30/13

Marin County Board of Supervisors conduct public hearings on Draft Local Coastal Program Amendments (LCPA)

Approved Amended Draft LCPA (LUP and IP)

7/30/2013

The Marin County Board of Supervisors approved an amended Land Use Plan (LCP) and Implementation Plan (IP), which were substantially different from what the County Planning Commission approved in 2012.

Resolved inconsistency in LUP policies

9/2013 - 5/2014

The Coastal Commission worked closely with Marin County to resolve differences between the County’s submission and the Commission staff’s proposed modifications.

Deemed LCPA complete

4/28/2014

The Coastal Commission deemed the County’s submission Local Coastal Plan Amendments (LCPA) complete after the County submitted additional requested information.

Released staff report and addendum

5/2/2014 - 05/14/2014

The Coastal Commission released staff reports on May 2 and an addendum on May 14th, prior to their May 15, 2014 hearing.

Conditionally certified LUP

05/15/2014

Coastal Commission conditionally certified Land Use Plan (LUP) in a well-attended public hearing in Inverness, CA. The Coastal Commission had bifurcated the LUP and the IP.

C-SMART public meetings

07/10/2014 - 10/30/2014

Marin County Development Agency schedules C-SMART (Sea-Level Marin Adaptation Response Team) public meetings.

Public meetings held October, 28th, 29th, and 30th in Inverness, Stinson Beach, and Tomales.

Released draft set of modifications to the IP

11/2014

Coastal Commission staff released a draft set of suggested modifications to the Implementation Plan (IP) Amendments containing hundreds of proposed changes from the version adopted by the Marin County Board of Supervisors.

Released Staff Report with suggested modifications

04/02/2015

Coastal Commission staff published reports detailing suggested modifications.

IP withdrawn by County at San Rafael public hearing

04/16/2015

Coastal Commission considered the proposed Implementation Plan (IP) Update in a well-attended hearing in San Rafael, CA. Coastal Commission staff recommended approval of the proposed IP Update, subject to staff modifications to ensure the IP conformed with the conditionally certified LUP.

However, Marin County withdrew the proposed IP Update at the hearing before the Coastal Commission could take action.

Revised conditionally certified LUP and IP

05/2015

Marin County Local Coastal Planning Department staff revised both the conditionally certified Land Use Plan (LUP) and Implementation Plan (IP) Update.

C-SMART public meetings

05/30/2015 - 06/06/2015

Marin County C-SMART workshops held in Point Reyes Station and Stinson Beach, CA

Public hearing on revised LCPA

08/25/2015

Marin County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing on the recently revised LCPA updates.

Received portion of LCP Updates

10/08/2015

Marin County Planning Department submitted a portion of the revised LCPA to the Coastal Commission.

C-SMART public meeting

11/14/2015

Additional C-SMART workshop held in Stinson Beach, CA

Conditionally certified LUP expires

11/15/2015

Marin County Board of Supervisors allows the conditionally certified Land Use Plan to expire.

Revised LUP and IP

Approx. 04/2016

Marin County Planning staff revised both the Land Use Plan (LUP) and the Implementation Plan (IP)

Adopted LUP and IP Updates

04/19/2016

Marin County Board of Supervisors adopted recently revised Land Use Plan (LUP) and Implementation Plan (IP) and submitted to the Coastal Commission for certification.

Received portion of LCP Updates

04/22/2016 - 04/25/2016

Marin County Planning Department transmitted a second package of LCP Update materials to the Coastal Commission staff.

Received additional LCP Updates

06/03/2016 - 06/08/2016

Marin County Planning Department transmitted additional information to the Coastal Commission staff intending to complete their submission.

Received missing Sea-Level Rise Maps

07/01/2016

Marin County Planning Department transmits missing Sea-Level Rise maps to Coastal Commission staff. As of August 9, 2016 the Sea-Level Rise Maps are not posted for public review on the Marin County website.

Deemed LCPA Submission as complete

07/01/2016

Coastal Commission deemed Marin County's Local Coastal Plan Amendment submission as complete and begins work on the staff report.

Staff requests time extension

08/11/2016

Coastal Commission staff requests time extension for action on the Marin County Local Coastal Plan

Public meeting on LCPA

09/26/2016

Approved the LCPA if modified (except Hazards)

11/2/16

The Commission approved the proposed amendments to the LUP and the IP with the exception of the Environmental Hazards sections, if modified as suggested.