Stream Conservation Area Ordinance

Community Development Agency

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Developing a Revised Stream Conservation Ordinance as Part of Countywide Plan Update.

Lagunitas Creek in the San Geronimo Watershed remains as one of the largest runs of wild coho salmon, steelhead trout and chinook salmon in Northern California. The Community Development Agency (CDA), in collaboration with the Department of Public Works (DPW), the Marin County Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program (MCSTOPPP), and the Marin Resource Conservation District have renewed the effort to fashion an Stream Conservation Area (SCA) Ordinance to protect, and where possible, restore the natural structure and function of riparian systems

2/13 Press Release - County Seeks Balance on San Geronimo Valley Policy

February 11, 2020
Board of Supervisors Public Hearing
 On February 11, 2020, the Board approved Countywide Plan Phase 1 work program initiative to develop an Expanded Stream Protection Ordinance for the San Geronimo Valley.

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