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Mendocino County General Plan

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Coastal Element

Adopted by
Mendocino County Board of Supervisors
November 5, 1985

(Revised -- March 28, 1988, February 13, 1989,
January 22, 1990, July 9, 1990, March 11, 1991)

Coastal Commission Certification
November 20, 1985

Archive for this Plan


Contents

USERíS GUIDE

CHAPTER 1 - BACKGROUND

1.1 The Coastal Act
1.2 The Coastal Planning Process
1.3 Public Participation
1.4 Relationship Between the Coastal Element and the CountywideGeneral Plan
1.5 Adoption, Certification and Implementation

CHAPTER 2 - THE LAND USE PLAN

2.1 Organization
2.2 Description of Land Use Plan Map Designations

Home Occupations
Cottage Industries
Nonconforming Uses
Nonconforming Lots
Development Limitations Combining District
Clustering Combining District
Planned Unit Development Combining District
Visitor Accommodations and Services Combining District
Agriculture Land Use Classification
Forest Lands Land Use Classification
Range Lands Land Use Classification
Open Space Land Use Classification
Rural Residential Land Use Classification
Remote Residential Land Use Classification
Suburban Residential Land Use Classification
Rural Village Land Use Classification
Fishing Village Land Use Classification
Commercial Land Use Classification
Industrial Land Use Classification
Public and Semi-Public Facilities Land Use Classification
Shoreline Access/Circulation
Natural Environment
Boundaries

CHAPTER 3 - THE LAND USE PLAN: RESOURCES AND DEVELOPMENT ISSUES AND POLICIES

3.1 Habitats and Natural Resources

3.1  Narrative

3.1  Policies

3.2 Agriculture

3.2  Narrative

3.2  Policies

3.3 Forestry and Soils Resources

3.3  Narrative

3.3  Policies

3.4 Hazards Management

3.4  Narrative

3.4  Policies

3.5 Visual Resources, Special Communities and Archaeological Resources

3.5  Narrative

3.5  Policies

3.6 Shoreline Access and Trail/Bikeway System

3.6  Narrative

3.6  Policies

3.7 Recreation and Visitor Serving Facilities

3.7  Narrative

3.7  Policies

3.8 Transportation, Utilities and Public Services

3.8  Narrative

3.8  Policies

3.9 Locating and Planning New Development

3.9  Narrative

3.9  Policies

3.10 Harbors and Commercial and Sport Fishing

3.10  Narrative

3.10  Policies

3.11 Industrial Development and Energy Facilities

3.11  Narrative

3.11  Policies

CHAPTER 4 - LAND USE PLAN: DESCRIPTIONS AND POLICIES FOR THIRTEEN PLANNING AREAS

4.1 Humboldt County Line to Rockport Planning Area
4.2 Rockport to Little Valley Road Planning Area
4.3 Little Valley Road to Fort Bragg Planning Area
4.4 Fort Bragg City Limit to Hare Creek Planning Area
4.5 Hare Creek to Jug Handle Creek Planning Area
4.6 Jug Handle Creek to Russian Gulch Planning Area
4.7 Russian Gulch to Van Damme State Park Planning Area
4.8 Van Damme State Park to Dark Gulch Planning Area
4.9 Dark Gulch to Navarro River Planning Area
4.10 Navarro River to Mallo Pass Creek Planning Area
4.11 Mallo Pass Creek to Iversen Road Planning Area
4.12 Iversen Road to Sonoma County Line Planning Area
4.13 Mendocino Town Plan 

APPENDICES

  1. Mapping Methodology
  2. CAC Questionnaire Results
  3. Geotechnical Evaluation Requirements
  4. Bibliography
  5. Community Water Supply & Sewage Disposal System
  6. County of Mendocino Division of Environmental Health Land Division Requirements (1/1/82)
  7. Chapter 22.12 - Native American Archaeological Sites
  8. California Coastal Commission Statewide InterpretiveGuidelines (5/5/81) - Appendix D
  9. Timberland Preserve Zoning Ordinance No. 3335
  10. List of Existing Private Visitor Accommodations in theCoastal Zone of Mendocino County (8/82)
  11. The Agricultural Preserve Ordinance
  12. Deleted
  13. Summary of Designated Coastal Access Points
GLOSSARY

TABLES
Table 1.4-1 Correspondence Among General Plan Elements and Coastal Act Policies
Table 2.1-1 Citizens Advisory Committees, Map Areas and Planning Areas
Table 3.7-1 Existing State Park Facilities and Potential Development Proposed by Department of Parks and Recreation Survey, 1980
Table 3.7-2 Tabulation of Existing and Proposed Visitor Accommodations

FIGURES
Figure 1.1-1
Figure 2.1-1
Priority of Coastal Uses Established by Coastal Act
Land Use Map Index

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