Moss Landing Harbor District

Aerial of the Town of Moss Landing N and S Harbors

Aerial Photo of the Town of Moss Landing N and S Harbors courtesy of the Moss Landing Harbor District

The Moss Landing Harbor District was granted sovereign salt marsh, tide and submerged, and swamp and overflowed lands in trust in 1947 for the establishment, improvement, and conduct of a harbor and for the construction, maintenance, and operation of wharves, docks, piers, slips, quays, and other utilities, structures, facilities, and appliances necessary or convenient to promote and accommodate commerce and navigation.

Moss Landing Harbor District

The District is required by Section 6306 of the Public Resources Code to complete an annual financial statement and standardized reporting form for trust lands on or before December 31 of each year.

Below is a list of reports the District has submitted by fiscal year:

Settlement / Agreement Number Description
BLA 230 Moss Landing Harbor boundary line agreement and settlement agreement
Statute Description
Chapter 1190, Statutes of 1947 An act conveying certain tidelands, lands lying under inland navigable waters, swamp and overflow lands, situate in the Old Salinas River Channel, to the Moss Landing Harbor District, in furtherance of navigation and commerce and the fisheries, and providing for the government, management and control thereof, reserving rights to the State.
Chapter 131, Statutes of 1967 An act to amend Section 1 of, and to add Section 3 to, Chapter 1190 of the Statutes of 1947, relating to the Moss Landing Harbor District.


Staff Report Description
10/10/1955 (12) Moss Landing Harbor District survey
02/11/1958 (11) Moss Landing Harbor District improvement report
09/29/1975 (33) Approval of service agreement for survey and mapping of State interest in lands granted to the District
02/26/1976 (38) Service Agreement
07/19/1978 (09) Results of management practices audit of District
08/23/1979 (35) Progress report on the District’s compliance with the recommendations of the 1978 management practices audit
02/28/1983 (15) Boundary line and settlement agreement BLA 230
11/21/1983 (08) Dredging permit
09/25/1984 (22) Survey and mapping of trust grant lands
03/29/2012 (57) Dredging lease


AB 691 – Proactively Planning for Sea-Level Rise Impacts

AB 691 (Muratsuchi) Chapter 592, Statutes of 2013, involves sea-level rise and granted public trust lands. Assessing the impacts of sea-level rise on these lands is a management priority for grantees.

Read more about AB 691 assessments and learn about local sea-level rise planning efforts.


Program Manager
Reid Boggiano

Dredging Notices & Financial Reports
Michaela Moser