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 10AM.
See Archives for past meetings with video links.

Candidate Forums 2016
VIDEOS: Harbor Commission, MWSD, MCC, Cabrillo School Board
               HMB City Council Sep 28 - Oct 5

Focus Topics 

Modern Roundabouts
--a safer choice than traffic signals
--promoted by CaltransFHWAAARP, and
Midcoast Hwy 1 Safety & Mobility Study
--MCC letters May 11 & April 13


Plan Half Moon Bay
HMB General Plan and Local Coastal Program Update are ongoing. Midcoast residents are encouraged to get involved. General Plan Advisory Committee (GPAC) meetings are open to the public.
Nov 17, 6:30pm GPAC: circulation element 


New Granada Fire Station

Plans and permit application posted.
Story poles are up.


 Highway 1 Parallel Trail
East-of-highway active transportation trail to connect Midcoast communities to each other and to Half Moon Bay.
First segment for design/permitting is Mirada to Coronado.


Affordable Housing 
Local non-profit MidPen will submit development plans to the County in early 2017 for the 11-acre north Moss Beach designated affordable housing site. Sept 6 news article


Comprehensive Transportation Management Plan (CTMP) is being developed to address cumulative traffic impacts of Midcoast development on Highway 1 & 92. (webpage)


Comprehensive planning update of Princeton area land use plans, development polices and zoning regulations.  Princeton page
Public outreach resumes fall 2016.


Subdivision Regulations Update
A comprehensive update is underway to align county subdivision regulations (dating back to 1992) with current state law and pertinent case law, and to make them more user friendly.  May 25 staff report & MCC presentation.  June 8 MCC comments


















Blog Index
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Project Website

The area comprised of Princeton, Pillar Point Harbor and the Half Moon Bay Airport is the visitor-serving and industrial hub of the Midcoast. The County is undertaking a comprehensive planning update for the Princeton area to update existing land use plans, development polices and zoning regulations. Project planner is Summer Burlison,

Project Timeline - Scope of Work - Public Participation Program -
Coastal Act Background & Requirements
Phase 1, Community Visioning Report, Oct 2013
Phase 2, Existing Conditions Report, May 2014
Phase 3, Alternatives Workbook, Sept 2014 (MCC comments)
Phase 4, Preferred Plan & Policy Framework Mar 2015 - Presentation
     July 2015 presentation to Planning Commission

MCC 10/8/14 comments on Alternatives
MCC 10/28/15 comments - map - on Development Standards
Committee for Green Foothills comments 10/29/15

Public outreach resumes fall 2016 with Draft Plan.

Airport Plan Updates

For info on recent updates of the Half Moon Bay Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan (ALUCP) and the HMB Airport Layout Plan, see Airport page.

2012 Zoning Ordinances

A-O Airport Overlay District
M-1 - light industrial District (airport & west of Airport St.)
W - Waterfront District - marine-related light industrial
CCR - Coastside Commercial Recreation District

Zoning Maps

Midcoast Land Use Plan
Pillar Point & Marsh
Harbor/Princeton Overview
Online GIS System - graphic map interface to parcels and related info.

More Background

Local Coastal Program (LCP)
1986 Princeton Area Study
2010 CA Coastal Trail Pillar Point to Mirada Surf

Princeton Shoreline Development

MCC Overview Presentation 10/8/14


Princeton Shoreline Erosion & Armoring

12/9/15 Midcoast Shoreline Armoring presentation
5/29/13 Pillar Point Harbor Shoreline Erosion presentation
4/25/12 MCC Letter to Supervisor Horsley - presentation
See also: Ocean/Shoreline Issues Page
2007 Harbor Dredge Material Preliminary Evaluation
2003 Princeton Shoreline Trail Alternatives 
2002 Broadway beach access concept plan 
2002 Vassar beach access concept plan 
2001 Princeton Shoreline Protection Study (18mb)


Midcoast Light Industrial Zoning

4/25/12 MCC presentation.
2009 MCC letter asked for updated M-1 zoning regulations.