Acceptance of Lease Quitclaim Deed and Issuance of a General Lease - Other – Lease 9509


SCH Number
Public Agency
California State Lands Commission (SLC)
Document Title
Acceptance of Lease Quitclaim Deed and Issuance of a General Lease - Other – Lease 9509
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Present Land Use
Sovereign land in the Pacific Ocean, offshore of Pillar Point and Pillar Point Harbor, near Princeton-by-the-Sea and Half Moon Bay
Document Description
Authorize acceptance of a lease quitclaim deed, effective December 17, 2020, of Lease No. PRC 9509, a General Lease – Other; Authorize issuance of a General Lease – Other beginning April 30, 2021, for a term of 5 years, for temporary use of sovereign land to conduct professional surfing contests.

Contact Information

Christine Day
Agency Name
CA State Lands Commission
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
LESSEE: Association of Surfing Professionals, LLC (dba World Surf League); APPLICANT: Mavericks Ventures, LLC
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Half Moon Bay
San Mateo
San Francisco Bay Area
Pacific Ocean

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
CLASS 4, MINOR ALTERATIONS TO LAND (Cal. Code Regs., tit. 14, § 15304, example (e))
Reasons for Exemption
Issuance of a 5-year General Lease – Other for the above-mentioned structures will not cause a physical change in the environment and will not change existing activities in the area. There is no reasonable possibility that the activity will have a significant effect on the environment due to unusual circumstances. Therefore, the project will not have a significant effect on the environment and the above categorical exemption applies.


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