Marin County

Photo of the Marin headlands circa 2012 by Garrett Gunther

The County's grant includes certain tide and submerged land in the Gallinas Canal, Richardson Bay, and the Bolinas Lagoon. Marin County was granted sovereign tide and submerged lands in Richardson Bay and the Gallinas Canal in trust in 1959. The grant was amended in 1969 and 1974, in part, to provide for additional trust uses. In 1975, the grant was amended to include an additional parcel of land near the Gallinas Canal to be limited to park, recreation or open space uses. In 1969, the grant to the Bolinas Harbor District was transferred to the County for the use of a harbor, transportation and utility facilities and betterments, parks and other recreational facilities, and for the establishment of certain other marine uses subject to the prior approval of the Fish and Game Commission.

  • Staff Reports
    Item
    Description
    07/25/1963 (25) Application for dredging permit, Salt Works Canal, Richardson Bay
    07/02/1965 (41) Proposed "High School-Tidelands Annexation"
    06/06/1974 (15) Channel maintenance dredging permit, Coyote Creek near Mill Valley
    12/20/1978 (19) Consideration of substantial compliance with Bolinas Lagoon Plan
    03/27/1990 (57) Authorization for staff to hold public hearing to consider compliance of County and City of Sausalito with legislative tidelands grants
    10/06/2004 (32) Dredging lease
    09/20/2013 (111) Consider a compromise title settlement, exchange and boundary line agreement between the State, acting by and through the Commission; the Steckler-Pacific Co., Inc.; the County, Helen Galatolo; the Honorable Polyxeni Stefanidou, Consul General of Greece at San Francisco, California as Trustee of the Kratico Nosocomio a/k/a General Public Hospital of Kalmata Trust; and Dorothy J. Steckler
  • Granting Statutes
    Statute
    Digest / Bill Information
    Chapter 497, Statutes of 1959 An act to convey certain tide and submerged lands to the County of Marin, in furtherance of navigation, commerce, and fisheries upon certain trusts and conditions, and providing for the government, management, use, and control thereof.
    Chapter 49, Statutes of 1964 (1st Extra) An act freeing certain tide and submerged lands previously granted in trust to the County of Marin from the trust for navigation, commerce, and fisheries, and authorizing the exchange of said lands for other lands of comparable value.
    Chapter 1391, Statutes of 1967 An act authorizing the exchange of certain lands conveyed to the County of Marin.
    Chapter 787, Statutes of 1969 An act to amend Section 1 of Chapter 800 of the Statutes of 1957, relating to lands in Bolinas Bay.
    Chapter 1375, Statutes of 1969 An act to amend Section 1 of Chapter 497 of the Statutes of 1959, relating to tide and submerged lands granted in trust to the County of Marin.
    Chapter 813, Statutes of 1974 An act to amend Section 1 of Chapter 497 of the Statutes of 1959, relating to tidelands and submerged lands granted in trust to the County of Marin.
    Chapter 898, Statutes of 1975 An act to amend Section 1 of, and to add Sections 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, and 13 to, Chapter 497 of the Statutes of 1959, relating to tidelands and submerged lands granted in trust to the County of Marin.
    Chapter 403, Statutes of 2006 An act relating to tidelands and submerged lands.
  • Title Settlement / Boundary Agreement
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