The work session on the preliminary draft of the Local Coastal Plan Update with Sonoma County PRMD staff had standing room only on Monday, September 14, 2015 at the Timber Cove Fire Department.
Representatives from Coastal Hills Rural Preservation and many other county environmental and action groups attended, and the discussion was lively. We will continue to analyze this draft LCP document that will affect our coast for years, perhaps generations, to come.
As described by PRMD staff, public comments on this preliminary draft of the plan will be accepted through September 30, 2015. The next step would then be a public draft of the plan, hopefully incorporating some public comments, that will be presented at a public hearing to the Planning Commission, which will trigger another public comment period. If passed by the Planning Commission the LCP Update will go before the Board of Supervisors, with a public hearing and a final public comment period.
It is important at this early stage to work collaboratively with PRMD staff to maximize public influence over this very important document. To facilitate that, we have created a blog site, the Local Coastal Plan Forum on this website to receive your informal comments. Please send essays and documents, in the form of a pdf if possible, to the address below. They will be posted as links to this home page. Send to:
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