Santa Cruz Port District

In 1968, the Santa Cruz Port District was granted 16 parcels of sovereign tidelands and submerged lands within the Santa Cruz Harbor to hold in trust for the establishment, improvement, and conduct of a harbor, marina, aquatic playground, airport, or aviation facility, for public buildings, public assembly and meeting places, convention centers, parks, playgrounds, bathhouses, recreation and fishing piers, public recreation facilities, for the promotion of commerce or navigation, and for transportation and utility facilities or betterments incidental or convenient for the promotion of these uses.

Santa Cruz Harbor

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:

Statute Description
Chapter 818, Statutes of 1968 An act conveying in trust certain tidelands and submerged lands in the County of Santa Cruz to the Santa Cruz Port District in furtherance of navigation and commerce and the fisheries and providing for the government, management and control thereof, and reserving rights to the state.
Staff Report Description
06/26/1980 (28) Compliance with terms of grant
02/22/2013 (62) General lease – public agency use


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