Plan Morro Bay

Plan Morro Bay is the City's update of its General Plan / Local Coastal Program, as required by California state law.  These long range planning documents guide development and conservation policies within the City.  To learn more about Plan Morro Bay, get involved, or provide public input, click on the links to the left.

Project Documents 



  • Draft Zoning Administrative Provisions - The General Plan Advisory Committee (GPAC) reviewed the draft on August 17, 2017, available here.
  • Draft Environmentally Sensitive Habitat Area (ESHA) Review & Conditions Update, reviewed by the GPAC on August 17, 2017, available here.
  • Draft Sea Level Rise Adaptation Strategy Report - reviewed by the GPAC at its July 20, 2017 meeting, available here.
  • Draft Downtown Waterfront Strategic Plan (DWSP) - The Planning Commission reviewed the draft DWSP at its July 18, 2017 meeting. Document to reviewed by the City Council on September 12, 2017.  To view the adoption draft, click here.
  • Community Baseline Assessment, May 2017 final document available here.
  • Vulnerability & Resilience Assessment, March 2017 final document available here.
  • Key Issues & Policies Report, December 2016 final document available here.
  • Vision & Values Statement, September 2016 final document available here.

​Get Involved



​Over the next two years, the City of Morro Bay will be working with you to define our future. We need your input as we work to update the City's General Plan/Local Coastal Plan and create a Downtown - Waterfront Strategic Plan. We want to hear from you. Please provide your comments and input on this process here

General Plan Advisory Committee (GPAC) meetings and material



To view the agendas, staff reports, and presentations for Plan Morro Bay materials presented to the GPAC, either click the link to the left or click here.


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Additional information can be found on the Project Documents page as well as GPAC member comments and public comments received.