CA Pub Res Code Section 31113


In implementing this division, the conservancy is authorized to address the impacts and potential impacts of climate change on resources within its jurisdiction. Pursuant to this authorization, the conservancy may undertake projects within its jurisdiction, including, but not limited to, those that reduce greenhouse gas emissions, address extreme weather events, sea level rise, storm surge, beach and bluff erosion, salt water intrusion, flooding, and other coastal hazards that threaten coastal communities, infrastructure, and natural resources.


The conservancy may award grants to public agencies and nonprofit organizations for activities authorized pursuant to subdivision (a). In awarding the grants, the conservancy shall, to the extent allowed, prioritize projects that maximize public benefits, including, but not limited to, reducing emissions of greenhouse gases, reducing hazards to harbors and ports, preserving and enhancing coastal wetlands and natural lands, conserving biodiversity, and providing recreational opportunities.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 31113’s source at ca​.gov