City of Santa Cruz Beaches



City of Santa Cruz




The City of Santa Cruz Beaches Urban Climate Adaptation Policy Implication & Resp onse Strategy Evaluation Technical Report evaluates adaptation options for beaches within the city limits to inform a more strategic and iterative approach to coastal climate adaptation. The evaluation focuses on policies and strategies to support coastal adaptation along City of Santa Cruz coastal beach segments that are called out in other city climate resilience plans and programs and aligned with Coastal Commission guidance for identified hazards. The report adopts an adaptation pathways, or phased planning approach using thresholds and triggers, and identifies possible outcomes of adaptation strategies and strategies to mitigate any negative outcomes. The report also evaluates public finance options and other funding sources.

Climate Impact Tags

Extreme storms Flooding Sea level rise

Adaptation Planning Guide Phases

Phase 3: Define Adaptation Framework and Strategies Phase 4: Implement, Monitor, Evaluate, and Adjust

Resource Type Tags

Plan or strategy Project or example


Extent: Santa Cruz


Last updated: June 25, 2024