Source

Authors

California Coastal Commission

Published

2017

Description

The California Coastal Act is the primary law that governs the decisions of the Coastal Commission and outlines standards for development within the Coastal Zone. The Act encourages The Coastal Act local governments to create Local Coastal Programs (LCPs) to govern decisions that determine the short- and long-term conservation and use of coastal resources that may be susceptible to sea level rise.


Impacts

Extreme storms Ocean acidification Sea level rise Snowpack Temperature

Resource Type

Planning and policy guidance

Topics

Extent: California

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Last updated: Aug. 25, 2019