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
Biennial Reports on the review of our internal control and monitoring systems.
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.
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...
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...
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....
Report on Commercial Vessel Fouling in California: Analysis, Evaluation, and Recommendations to Reduce Nonindigenous Species Release from the Non-Ballast Water Vector
This report was prepared for the California Legislature pursuant to the Marine Invasive Species Act of 2003 (Act), codified as California Public Resources Code (PRC) Sections 71203-71210.5. The Act enhanced and reauthorized the original law, the Ballast...
This report has been prepared to address concerns expressed by members of the Commission at the Commission meeting held on November 27, 2000. Commissioners asked specific questions regarding the current policies of the Commission with respect to issuance...
The California Comprehensive Offshore Resource Study (CCORS) was initiated by the Commission in 1987. At that time, the Commission was deliberating a development proposal to install up to three new oil platforms on five offshore oil exploration and...
This Commission report has two purposes: 1) to mark the status of the public trust resources in California's great Delta region and the likely future of those resources if present trends continue; and 2) to identify and underscore the importance of the...
The purpose of this report was to collect data and analyze evidence to help determine the extent of navigability on the Cosumnes River; enabling us to more clearly establish sovereign interest. Specifically, this report addresses how much of the river is...
An Index to Historical Hydrographic and Topographic Surveys of the California Coast
A Map and Record Investigation of Historical Sites and Shipwrecks along the Sacramento River between Sacramento City and Sherman Island
The report was prepared in response to a legislative request contained in the 1985/86 budget act. The exact nature of the request is reprinted on page XX. The report has been divided into two parts. This, the first part, presents the results of our...
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