Notice of Public Workshops – Local Coastal Plan Update
Permit Sonoma invites you to attend and provide input at the upcoming public workshops on the Public Review Draft of the Sonoma County Local Coastal Plan.
The public outreach program for the Public Review Draft of the Local Coastal Plan has been revised following the Kincade Fire, evacuations, and extended power and gas outages. Public workshops on the Public Review Draft now extend into 2020.
The Draft was prepared based on public and agency input on the Preliminary Draft in 2015. The workshops will introduce the Public Review Draft, solicit input, and identify the process and future public input opportunities.
The Local Coastal Plan Update includes updated maps and focused policy in the following areas:
- Public access
- Water resources
- Geologic hazards
- Biological resources
- Sea level rise
Public Workshop Dates
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Del Mar Hall
40600 Leeward Road
The Sea Ranch
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Bodega Bay Fire Station
510 State Highway 1
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Monte Rio Community Center, Redwood Room
20488 Highway 116
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Timber Cove Inn
21780 North Coast Highway 1
Permit Sonoma Hearing room
2550 Ventura Avenue
What Happens Next?
- The workshop series and public comments will be used to identify, recommend, and incorporate changes to the draft Local Coastal Plan prior to the first public hearing by the Planning Commission in 2020.
- The Planning Commission, Board of Supervisors and California Coastal Commission hearings are all opportunities for public comment and will be scheduled and noticed at a later date
- The Project is expected to be complete in fall 2020.
Public Review Draft
The Public Review Draft, including individual chapters, figures, appendices or the entire document are available for download.
View Electronic Copy of the Draft
Printed copies of the Draft are available for your review at Permit Sonoma, at Sonoma County Libraries, and at the other public locations.
View List of Locations
More Information and Contact Us
If you would like more information, assistance locating the nearest hardcopy, or if you are unable to attend the workshops and would like to submit input please contact Cecily Condon: