Climate Change Bay Plan Amendment

On October 6, 2011, BCDC unanimously approved an amendment to the San Francisco Bay Plan to address climate change. These findings and policies have been incorporated into the Bay Plan and are now in effect.

Climate Change Policies Fact Sheet

Why BCDC amended the San Francisco Bay Plan to address sea level rise

Bay Plan Amendment No.1-08 - Adopted on October 6, 2011

Final Background Report: Living with a Rising Bay

Draft Staff Report. Living With A Rising Bay: Vulnerability And Adaptation In San Francisco Bay And On the Shoreline. April 7, 2009 cover

The Background Report, Living With A Rising Bay: Vulnerability And Adaptation In San Francisco Bay And On the Shoreline [ 15MB ] (As approved on October 6, 2011 ), helped guide the development of the Climate Change Policies, and provides background on the basis for the proposed findings and policies. Since that time BCDC has conducted extensive research and planning into climate vulnerability and adaptation through its Adapting to Rising Tides (ART) Program. Find out more at: www.adaptingtorisingtides.org


Public Hearings, Public Workshops and Meeting Materials

Approaching the Vote: Latest Schedule of Public Meetings

Public Hearing - September 1, 2011 Commission Meeting

Public Hearing - July 21, 2011 Commission Meeting

Public Workshop - June 2, 2011 Commission Meeting

Public Workshop - May 19, 2011 Commission Meeting

Public Hearing - April 21, 2011 Commission Meeting

Public Hearing - December 16, 2010 Commission Meeting

Public Hearing - December 2, 2010 Commission Meeting

Public Hearing - November 18, 2010 Commission Meeting

Public Hearing - November 4, 2010 Commission Meeting

Public Hearing - November 2, 2010 Special Commission Meeting

Public Workshop - October 29, 2010

Public Hearing - October 21, 2010 Commission Meeting

Public Hearing - October 7, 2010 Commission Meeting

Public Workshop - December 3, 2009 Commission Meeting

Public Hearing - November 5, 2009 Commission Meeting

September 15-17, 2009 Public Workshops

  • Summary of Public Workshops [ 298KB] held throughout the Bay Area to get public input on the proposed San Francisco Bay Plan amendment addressing sea level rise (October 1, 2009)

Public Hearing - May 7, June 4 and July 16, 2009 Commission Meetings