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Local Coastal Program and Zone Code Update

The city is updating the Carlsbad Local Coastal Program Land Use Plan and Zoning Ordinance to make them consistent with the California Coastal Act and recent guidance from the California Coastal Commission, as well as the Carlsbad Community Vision and General Plan. These updates also provide an opportunity to modernize the documents and make them more user-friendly.    

As part of the Local Coastal Program update, the city received grants from the state to identify the local impacts associated with long-term sea level rise and to develop strategies to deal with them.

Because of the overlap in these planning efforts, the city is approaching these as one project, implemented in three overlapping phases:

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For more information, contact planning@carlsbadca.gov.