MCC Meetings            

Due to holidays, Nov/Dec meeting dates are:
     Nov 18 and Dec 9 only.
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.

Focus Topics 

Winter Storm Season -- Are You Prepared?
Tormentas del Invierno - ¿Estás preparado?

Vallemar Bluff
6 houses are proposed for 2.5-acre Moss Beach blufftop shoreline.  Pre-application workshop is Dec 9 at MCC (public notice)

Midcoast Crossings, Raised Medians, Left Turn Lanes
Chapter 6 of the Aug 2015 Final Preliminary Planning Study  describes the preferred alternatives and implementation plan.  Construction will occur in 3 phases with timing dependent on funding availability:
Phase 1 - 2017-18:  Cypress northbound acceleration lane,
               Grey Whale Cove Alt 1,  Lighthouse/16th Alt 1
Phase 2 - 2020-21: Moss Beach Virginia Alt 3 
Phase 3 - 2023-24: Montara 2nd St Alt 3

The project to develop a Comprehensive Transportation Management Plan (CTMP) to address cumulative traffic impacts of Midcoast development on Highway 1 & 92 has undergone a course correction since April 2015 to allow for additional analysis and report revisions.
Alternative Development Forecast, Oct 2015
Alternative Transportation Standards
Oct 2015 Presentation - Minutes - Comments: MCC, CGF
Highway 1 page -- Project website  

Highway 1 Parallel Trail
East-of-highway multi-use transportation trail to connect Midcoast communities to each other and to Half Moon Bay.
First segment for design/permitting is Mirada to Coronado.
Public Workshop presentation 9/23/15 on trail alignment/design.
MCC 7/22/15 letter - attachment - presentation.   Highway 1 page.

Comprehensive planning update of Princeton area land use plans, development polices and zoning regulations.
Public outreach resumes 2016.
MCC 10/28/15 comments - map - attachment
Committee for Green Foothills comments 10/29/15
Project website  --  MCC Princeton page

Pillar Point Harbor Issues

RV Park: MCC 1/28/15 letter - images.
District Priorities: MCC 7/9/14 letter - Overview Presentation.
Dredging/Beach Replenishment:
MCC letters 9/10/13 & 10/28/15.


 Midcoast Water Pollution Reduction Program

What’s in the water and what we can do to help protect our watershed and the marine reserve – Newsletter.

















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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 10/28/15 comments - map - attachment
Committee for Green Foothills comments 10/29/15

Public outreach resumes early 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 information.

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

5/29/13 Pillar Point Harbor Shoreline Erosion Presentation
4/25/12 MCC Letter to Supervisor Horsley  
See also: Harbor/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.