City of Stockton

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In 1965, the City of Stockton was granted sovereign tide and submerged lands in the natural channel of the San Joaquin River, known as Buckley Cove, to hold in trust for public trust purposes including for the establishment, improvement, and conduct of a harbor.

Staff Report Description
04/28/1977 (49) Consideration of substantial compliance
10/29/2010 (31) Dredging lease
12/05/2012 (41) General lease – dredging
Statute Description
Chapter 1700, Statutes of 1965 An act conveying in trust certain tidelands and submerged lands lying in the natural channel of the San Joaquin River to the City of Stockton in furtherance of navigation, commerce and fisheries upon certain trusts and conditions, and providing for the government, management, use and control thereof, and reserving rights to the state.

The City 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 City has submitted by fiscal year:


Chief, External Affairs Division
Sheri Pemberton | 916.574.1992

Public Land Management Specialist
Reid Boggiano | 916.574.0450