FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Relations Manager
PORT OF LOS ANGELES RELEASES DRAFT PORT MASTER PLAN
SAN PEDRO, Calif. — February 22, 2013 — The Port of Los Angeles has released a Draft Port Master Plan for public review and input through April 8, 2013.
The Port Master Plan serves as a long-range plan to establish policies and guidelines for future development within the coastal zone boundary of the Port of Los Angeles. The Draft Port Master Plan combines the original 1980 Port Master Plan and its subsequent amendments into an updated and more concise document that reflects recent land use planning and projects, replaces outdated language, and provides an easy to understand, specific land use plan. After the public comment period, a final version of the Port Master Plan will be considered for approval by the Harbor Commission and California Coastal Commission later this year.
A copy of the document is available for public review at the following locations:
• Port of Los Angeles website at this link.
• Port of Los Angeles Planning and Economic Development Division
222 W. 6th Street, 9th Floor, Suite 900, San Pedro
During the public comment and review period, the Port will hold a public hearing on the Draft Port Master Plan before the Harbor Commission on Thursday, April 4, 8:30 a.m., at Banning’s Landing Community Center, 100 E. Water Street, in Wilmington.
Written comments should be postmarked by April 8, 2013 and sent to:
Planning and Economic Development Division
Port of Los Angeles
425 S. Palos Verdes Street
San Pedro, CA 90731
Written comments may also be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Comments sent via email must include the project title in the subject line, attached to the email in letter format, and include a valid mailing address in the email. Questions regarding the Port Master Plan Update should be directed to the Port’s Planning and Economic Development Division at (310) 732-3850. For more information, visit www.portoflosangeles.org.
As required under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), the Port has prepared a Draft Program Environmental Impact Report (DPEIR) that includes a discussion of the proposed program’s environmental impacts and identifies mitigation measures to reduce these impacts as required under the California Environmental Quality Act. For more information on the DPEIR, visit www.portoflosangeles.org.
The Port of Los Angeles is America’s premier port and has a strong commitment to developing innovative strategic and sustainable operations that benefit the economy as well as the quality of life for the region and the nation it serves. As the leading seaport in North America in terms of shipping container volume and cargo value, the Port supports more than 830,000 regional jobs and $35 billion in annual wages and tax revenues. The Port of Los Angeles – A cleaner port. A brighter future.