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

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


Cypress Point Affordable Housing Community 
Proposed 71-unit affordable housing community at Carlos/Sierra in Moss Beach
April 2019 re-submittal documents now posted. 


Get Involved - CDRC vacancies

6 vacancies on Coastside Design Review Committee - Community reps for Miramar, Montara, Princeton

CDRC reviews development applications for compliance with Midcoast Design Standards to encourage new homes with individual character that are complementary with neighboring houses, community character, and the surrounding natural setting.
Desirable traits in a CDRC member.

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


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


Quarry Park Master Plan
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 expected in 2019.


Half Moon Bay Local Coastal Program Update


Dunes Beach Hotel/RV in HMB




























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County Planning Dept Links

Planning & Building Department 
Major projects  --  CEQA documents

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

County Zoning Regulations 2018
Local Coastal Program (LCP)  -  Midcoast Land Use Map
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.  More info on Midcoast Governance page

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



Land Use Planning & Development Approval Process 
in the unincorporated Midcoast - 2018 MCC study session


Current Development Applications

Moss Beach 8-unit apartments PLN2019-00143: MCC 5/8/19
Arbor Ln blufftop house: MCC 5/9/18 -- CGF appeal 1/14/19
Cypress Point Affordable Housing
Harbor Village RV Park
Harbor Vista Inn 14-room expansion PLN2016-00136
Mixed use Virginia/SR1: PLN2018-00097
       2019 redesign - MCC 5/9/18

Code Violations:
Moss Beach Chevron landscape/access: PLN2017-00199
       MCC 4/25/18Horsley to Caltrans 12/10/18
Airport St Bulk Propane PLN2018-00057
      MCC 9/26/18 - presentation 10/11/17 


Long Range Plans & Ordinance Updates

Long Range Planning Projects: Work Plan for 2019-2020

Plan Princeton zoning update 2013-2019?
Comprehensive Transportation Mgmt Plan 2014-2019?
Tree Protection Ordinances update 2016-2019
Midcoast Design Standards update 2018-2021? 

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 






Archived MCC Planning Pages

Priority Development Area (PDA) 2012