The City of Monterey received a $250,000 grant from the California Coastal Commission and Ocean Protection Council to update its Local Coastal Program (LCP). In the 1980s, the City of Monterey divided its coastal planning area into five subareas – Cannery Row, Harbor, Del Monte Beach, Skyline and Laguna Grande. Land use plans were prepared for these areas.  The Coastal Commission ultimately certified each of the land use plans except for the Laguna Grande Land Use Plan. An implementation plan was never prepared.

Local Coast Program UpdateThe LCP update will involve extensive public outreach, the preparation of a single land use plan that consolidates all five subareas, and the preparation of an implementation plan for adoption by the City Council and certification by the California Coastal Commission.

The City welcomes and encourages public participation in the Local Coastal Program process. Please send us an email or letter to let us know comments/questions you would like the City to consider as part of the Local Coastal Program (LCP) process and/or related to potential impacts from anticipated sea water level rise in the future ---- for example, items such as potential affects to properties, transportation corridors, city assets and/or features, affects in certain neighborhoods, etc. Our goal is to complete the Local Coastal Program by Spring 2017.

Comments can also be provided to Elizabeth Caraker, Principal Planner, by phone at 831-646-1739, by email to caraker@monterey.org , or sent by regular mail to City of Monterey, City Hall Planning Office, 580 Pacific Street, Monterey, CA 93940.

Public Meetings, Workshops and Outreach

City Council Review of Draft LCP April 19, 2017  
Planning Commission Review of Draft LCP Recommendation March 14, 2017  
City Council Review of Key Policies November 1, 2016 Agenda
Agenda Report
Workshop #5 Summary
Minutes
Planning Commission Review of Key Policies October 11, 2016 Agenda
Agenda Report
Workshop #5 Summary
Minutes
Public Workshop #5 on Key Policies September 22, 2016

Flyer
Agenda
Workshop FAQs
Comment/Question Sheet
Workshop Presentation
Workshop Summary

City Council on Alternative Adaptation Strategies June 21, 2016 Agenda
Agenda Report
Workshop #4 Summary
Minutes
Planning Commission on Alternative Adaptation Strategies May 24, 2016 Agenda
Agenda Report
Workshop #4 Summary
Minutes
Public Workshop #4 on Alternative Adaptation Strategies April 27, 2016 Flyer
Workshop Discussion Topics
Workshop #4 Summary
Sea Level Rise Walk April 23, 2016 Flyer
Coastal Walk Map
City Council on Vision and Goals April 19, 2016 Agenda
Agenda Report
Vision and Goals
Workshop #3 Summary
Planning Commission
Draft Minutes of March 22, 2016
Planning Commission on Vision and Goals March 22, 2016 Agenda
Agenda Report
Vision and Goals
Workshop #3 Summary
Public Workshop #3 on Vision and Goals March 16, 2016 Flyer
Workshop Summary
Workshop Presentation
Joint City Council/Planning Commission Study Session - Introduction to LCP February 24, 2016 Agenda
Agenda Report
Public Workshop #2 - Introduction to LCP February 8, 2016 Flyer
Workshop Summary
Workshop Presentation
Sea Level Rise Walk December 11, 2015 Flyer
Coastal Walk Map