City of Manhattan Beach

Photo of Manhattan Beach lifeguard station by Angelo DeSantis from Berkeley, US [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

The City of Manhattan Beach was granted sovereign tide and submerged lands in trust in 1955 for the establishment, improvement and conduct of a harbor and the construction maintenance and operation of wharves, docks, piers, slips, quays, roadways, parking areas and other utilities and appliances necessary or convenient for the promotion and accommodation of commerce and navigation and for the construction, maintenance and operation of public buildings, public works and playgrounds and public recreational purposes.

  • Staff Report
    05/18/1956 (10) Approval of map of grant
  • Granting Statute
    Digest / Bill Information
    Chapter 1427, Statutes of 1955 An act conveying certain tide and submerged lands to the City of Manhattan Beach, in furtherance of navigation, commerce, and fisheries upon certain trusts and conditions, and providing for the government, management, use and control thereof.

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Reid Boggiano
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