City of Oceanside

Jul 14, 2023 | Grantees

Aerial view of the Oceanside Pier, San Diego County.

Aerial view of the Oceanside Pier, San Diego County. Copyright (C) 2002-2021 Kenneth & Gabrielle Adelman, California Coastal Records Project,

The City of Oceanside was granted sovereign tide and submerged lands in trust in 1963. In 1979, the original grant and its amendments were repealed and replaced with a new granting statute for purposes of commerce, navigation fisheries, and other public purposes in conformance with a general use proposal adopted by the City and approved by the Commission.

City of Oceanside

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:

Settlement / Agreement Number Description
AD 454 Renaissance Terrace Title Settlement Agreement (San Luis Rey River)
BLA 37 Boundary Agreement between the State of California and the City of Oceanside
BLA 192 San Luis Rey River Boundary Settlement and Exchange
Statute Description
Chapter 217, Statutes of 1963
REPEALED by Chapter 846
An act conveying in trust certain tidelands and submerged lands lying under the waters of the Pacific Ocean to the City of Oceanside 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.
Chapter 846, Statutes of 1979 An act relating to tide and submerged lands in the City of Oceanside, and in this connection repealing Chapter 217 of the Statutes of 1963.
Staff Report Description
01/24/1963 (17) Approval of agreement stipulating Ordinary High Watermark along Gulf of Santa Catalina and fixing the boundary between State tidelands and property owned by the City of Oceanside within city limits of Oceanside, San Diego County
10/29/1979 (28) San Luis Rey River Boundary Settlement & Exchange – BLA No. 192
10/30/1981 (21) Amendment of San Luis Rey River Boundary Settlement & Exchange – BLA No. 192
06/02/2003 (37) Consideration of a proposed title settlement and exchange agreement, between the City, CH Oceanside, LLC, and the Commission, settling various title and boundary disputes on lands located in and along the San Luis Rey River

The City is required by Sections 3 and 4 of Chapter 846, Statutes of 1979, to submit a General Use Proposal by January 1, 1982, and a report of trust uses every five years thereafter, beginning September 30, 1984. The reports will be posted here when available.