Consequences of sea level rise on coastal resources are often evaluated using vulnerability assessments. Local, regional, and statewide vulnerabilities can be addressed using adaptation strategies. Click on the sections below to learn more about these different steps useful for sea level rise adaptation planning and how they can be used in Local Coastal Programs and Coastal Development Permits.
Access products that summarize available information on sea level rise vulnerability for California’s coastal counties and four recent sea level rise planning efforts.
Learn about different types of adaptation strategies to address sea level rise vulnerabilities and examples of options for protecting Coastal Act resources.
Learn about sea level rise adaptation policies specifically related to residential development and access sample policy language.