The Policy Guidance is a next step following the Commission’s 2015 Sea Level Rise Policy Guidance, which set forth broad principles related to planning for sea level rise. This Policy Guidance provides a more in-depth discussion of sea level rise adaptation policies specifically related to residential development, and it provides sample policies that cities and counties could modify for use in different community and geologic contexts.
The first public comment period closed on September 29, 2017. Written comments on the March revised draft are requested by April 5, 2018. Comments may be submitted by email to ResidentialAdaptation@coastal.ca.gov or by US Mail to the address below:California Coastal Commission