Most Recent Publications
Annual / Biennial Reports
Coastal Hazards & Legacy Oil & Gas Well Removal & Remediation Program Annual Reports
Kapiloff Land Bank Annual Status Reports
Marine Invasive Species Biennial Reports & Treatment Technology Reports
Biennial Reports on the California Marine Invasive Species Program
Treatment Technology Reports and Updates: Assessments of the Efficacy, Availability, and Environmental Impacts of Ballast Water Treatment Technologies for Use in California Waters
School Lands Annual Reports
State Leadership Accountability Act
2017-18 *Current Year Only
A brief history of the office, as well as a short biography, photos, and the annual reports from each Surveyor General, documenting some of the activities and observations of the Surveyors General and recording the early geographical development of the new state.
Reports: 1953 to present
The following reports were created by Commission staff (unless otherwise indicated) to provide information to the Commission and the public. Like all reports, they are based on information available at the time of their development and may or may not be reflective of current information. Where applicable staff reports and Commission action taken are reachable at links provided.
The Commission adopted a Strategic Plan in December 2015. This plan, the culmination of robust stakeholder collaboration, positions the Commission as a leader in land and resource management, prioritizes transparency, establishes the highest levels of safety and...
California’s Marine Invasive Species Program and the United States Federal Programs that Manage Vessels as Vectors of Nonindigenous Species: A Comparison of the Relative Effectiveness at Reducing the Risk of Nonindigenous Species Introduction from Maritime Shipping Activities
This report, prepared for the California Legislature, summarizes this analysis and fulfills the mandate set forth in PRC section 71271.
The development, planning, and permitting of emerging technologies presents a challenge to project proponents and resource managers, and marine renewable energy (MRE) is no exception.
In accordance with Government Code section 8670.42, the Department of Finance, Office of State Audits and Evaluations respectfully submits its final report on the review of the financial basis and programmatic effectiveness of the State’s Oil Spill Prevention,...
Pursuant to Public Resources Code (PRC) §6226 (AB 1112), effective January 1, 2012, Commission staff, in consultation with the Department of Conservation’s Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources, is submitting its report on regulatory action, pending or already...
Report to Commissioners: Production and Marine Terminal Operations in State Waters and the California State Lands Commission’s Oil Spill Prevention Programs Protecting State Waters
At its June 28, 2010 Commission meeting, the Chair of the Commission directed Commission staff to review oil production operations in State waters by the August 2010 Commission meeting, in light of the events occurring in the Gulf of Mexico relating to the British...
This report has been prepared to address concerns expressed on the issue of sea level rise and the implications for California’s economic and social future by members of the Commission at the Commission meeting held on June 1, 2009. The Commissioners requested that...
This report was prepared pursuant to Item 3560-001-0001 (2) of the Supplemental Report of the 2006 Budget Act, which states, “On or before January 10, 2008, the State Lands Commission shall report to the chairs of the appropriate policy committees and the fiscal...
This report was prepared pursuant to Item 3560-001-0001 (1) of the Supplemental Report of the 2006 Budget Act, which states, “On or before January 10, 2008, the State Lands Commission shall report to the chairs of the appropriate policy committees and the fiscal...
This report was prepared for the California Legislature pursuant to the Marine Invasive Species Act of 2003 (Act). The Act reauthorized and enhanced the original law, The Ballast Water Management and Control for Nonindigenous Species Act of 1999. In accordance with...
The Bureau of State Audits released a report reviewing the State Lands Commission on August 23, 2011.
- Bureau of State Audits Report 2010-125
- Response to Audit Report dated August 1, 2011
- 2011 Audit Action Plan – A Report by the Staff of the California State Lands Commission
- 60-Day Response to Audit Recommendations dated October 24, 2011
- January 28 Audit Compliance Progress Report to the Commission
- 6-month Response and Progress Report to Bureau of State Audits Report 2010-125
- 1 Year Response and Progress Report to Bureau of State Audits Report 2010-125