MCC Meetings            

2nd & 4th Wednesdays, 7 PM, GCSD meeting room,
504 Ave Alhambra, Third Floor, El Granada.   Email Agendas.   
Broadcast on Channel 27, the following Thurs 8PM & Fri 9:30AM.
See Archives for past meetings with video links.


Focus Topics

MCC Vacancy Appointment
for term ending 2020
Application deadline Feb 22


Introduction to Local Government:
     District boundaries, services provided, decision-making bodies.
Land Use Planning & Development Approval Process
Transportation Planning & Projects


Modern Roundabouts
--a safer choice than traffic signals, and a context-appropriate highway circulation plan for Moss Beach


Half Moon Bay Local Coastal Program Update
City Council hopes to approve updated LCP Land Use Plan to be submitted to the Coastal Commission for certification in 2019.
Planning Commission Study Session: Planned Developments Feb 26, 7pm, EOC 537 Kelly 


Cypress Point Affordable Housing Community 
Proposed 71-unit affordable housing community at Carlos/Sierra in Moss Beach


Dunes Beach Hotel/RV in HMB
MCC news post -- CGF comments
1/15/2019 City Council public comment video


A Comprehensive Transportation Management Plan is being developed to address cumulative traffic impacts of Midcoast development on Highway 1 & 92. Final draft expected early 2019.


Quarry Park Master Plan
(includes Mirada Surf -- park map)
County Parks is developing this document that will help guide park improvements over a period of at least 20 years. 



Comprehensive planning update of Princeton area land use plans, development polices and zoning regulations began in 2013. Draft plan for public review: early 2019.



















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County Planning Dept Links

Planning & Building Department 
Major projects  --  CEQA documents
Staff organizational chart

Planning GIS (graphic information system)
Online Permit Center  --  Case Summary Report
Code Compliance

Planning Commission
Zoning Hearing Officer
Coastside Design Review Committee


Land Use Regulations

Local Coastal Program (LCP)  -  Midcoast Land Use Map
County Zoning Regulations 2018
Midcoast Residential Design Review Standards
Community Design Manual 1976 (non-residential districts)
Montecito Riparian Corridor, El Granada



2008 LAFCo Coastside Sphere of Influence recommendations

1998 Midcoast Fiscal Study found that a significant deficit would be incurred with either incorporation of the Midcoast as an independent city, or annexation by Half Moon Bay. 
     2011 MCC request for update, BoS reply

1998 Study: Development of Substandard Residential Parcels 
     in the Urban Midcoast  --  MCC comments



Land Use Planning & Development Approval Process 
in the unincorporated San Mateo County Midcoast -
2018 MCC study session to raise community awareness and promote informed public participation in local government


Long Range Plans & Ordinance Updates

Long Range Planning Projects: Work Plan for 2018 -2019

MCC 2017 requests for Midcoast (not scheduled)
Building height method of measurement consistency: 
     11/8/17 MCC letter 
Neighborhood Commercial (C-1/S-3) development standards:
     3/22/17 MCC letter - presentation - reply - 4/12/17 followup

Comprehensive Transportation Mgmt Plan (CTMP) 2014-2019
Plan Princeton zoning update 2013-2019
Tree Ordinances Update 2016-2019
Short-Term Rental Ordinance 2015-2017 (adopted)


Development Applications

Airport St Bulk Propane: MCC 9/26/18
Arbor Ln blufftop house: MCC 5/9/18 -- CGF appeal 1/14/19
Cypress Point Affordable Housing
Harbor Village RV Park
Mixed use @Hwy 1/Virginia: MCC 5/9/18
Moss Beach Chevron landscape/access:
       MCC 4/25/18; Horsley to Caltrans 12/10/18
Vallemar Bluff- 4 houses







Archived MCC Planning Pages

Priority Development Area (PDA) 2012