City of Manhattan Beach

Aerial view of Manhattan Beach and Pier, Los Angeles County.

Aerial view of Manhattan Beach and Pier, Los Angeles County. Copyright (C) 2002-2021 Kenneth & Gabrielle Adelman, California Coastal Records Project,

The City of Manhattan Beach was granted sovereign tide and submerged lands in trust in 1955 for the establishment, improvement and conduct of a harbor and the construction maintenance and operation of wharves, docks, piers, slips, quays, roadways, parking areas and other utilities and appliances necessary or convenient for the promotion and accommodation of commerce and navigation and for the construction, maintenance and operation of public buildings, public works and playgrounds and public recreational purposes.

City of Manhattan Beach

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 by fiscal year:

Statute Description
Chapter 1427, Statutes of 1955 An act conveying certain tide and submerged lands to the City of Manhattan Beach, in furtherance of navigation, commerce, and fisheries upon certain trusts and conditions, and providing for the government, management, use and control thereof.
Staff Report Description
05/18/1956 (10) Approval of map of grant

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