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Resource Management Agency


Planning Services
1441 Schilling Place
Salinas, CA 93901
(831) 755-5025
(831) 757-9516

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Moss Landing Community Plan Update (GPZ090005/PD080541)

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As part of the Monterey County Local Coastal Program, the Moss Landing Community Plan
(Chapter 5 of the North County Land Use Plan) and the corresponding Coastal Implementation Plan are currently being updated to improve and enhance the coastal community while conserving natural and cultural resources and providing public access and public recreational opportunities.  This plan is being prepared by RMA – Planning with the input and assistance from the community, stakeholders, planning & environmental consultants and associated agencies.        


Moss Landing, California (see Regional Map here and existing Moss Landing Land Use Map here)

            MCLP Update Planning Staff:

Anna Quenga, Senior Planner (831) 755-5175; 
Liz Gonzales, Senior Planner (831) 755-5102;
Mike Novo, Management Specialist (Temp) (831) 755-5176;

Current Status:

Staff is currently in the process of updating the revised draft Moss Landing Community Plan with the input and assistance from the community, stakeholders, planning & environmental consultants and associated agencies.  Please see below for the most current upcoming events and notices. – Nov. 2018.

Mailing List:

To be added to the email mailing list or for general comments/inquiries, please email:

Upcoming Events:

07/01/2020 Update: 

July 23, 2020 Alternative Energy and Environment Committee (AEE) Climate Hazards Presentation
County staff  will present up-to-date information regarding Climate Change Hazards (e.g., Sea Level Rise). 

July 23, 2020 Moss Landing Community Plan - Community Meeting to Discuss Draft Coastal Hazards Policies
Staff will facilitate a working session to receive community input on the draft coastal hazards policies.
REVISED NOTICE Moss Landing Community Plan Update Community Meeting
 Draft MLCP Coastal Hazard Policies_July 2020 Community Meeting

May 27, 2020 Planning Commission Workshop Draft Moss Landing Community Plan Update
Staff will facilitate another Planning Commission workshop on the full Draft MLCP Update. 
Staff Report 
Exhibit A - Discussion
Exhibit B - 2019 Draft Moss Landing Community Plan (MLCP)
Exhibit C - Water Discussion
Exhibit C-1 - Hydrogeological Study Discussion
Exhibit D - Wastewater Discussion
Exhibit E - Coastal Hazards Discussion
Exhibit E-1 - California Coastal Commission Residential Guidance
Exhibit E-2 - Morro Bay Draft Coastal Hazards Policies
Exhibit F - Ch. 5 of the 1982 North County Land Use Plan, MLCP 
Exhibit G - 1982 North County Land Use Plan
Exhibit H - 2009 MLCP Update Committee Recommendations
Exhibit I - 2017 Draft Moss Landing Community Plan

NOTE:  These dates are tentative until the hearing notices are sent out.  If you would like to receive the most up-to-date information regarding future events and meetings, please subscribe to the MLCP Update Mailing List.  See mailing list information above.

Currently Approved MLCP Documents:
Moss Landing Community Plan - Revised Working Draft Dated August 2017:
Moss Landing Community Plan Update Committee:

Sub-Committee Meetings:

Environmental Documents: 
Associated Reports, Studies, and Plans:

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