Duties and Responsibilities
The Huntington Beach Municipal code (Municipal Code 2.65) designates that the Harbour Commission shall serve in an advisory capacity to the City Council in all matters related to Huntington Beach Harbour, its beaches, facilities, and parks. The Commission advises the City Council about Waterway Safety, General Infrastructure (e.g. seawalls, pier headlines, bulk heads etc.), Water Quality and Municipal Code Amendments. The Harbour Commission also cooperates with other governmental agencies and civic groups for the advancement of the Huntington Harbour and recreational planning under the direction of the City Council.
Harbour Commissioners study, report and interpret the needs of the public to the City Council and assist in securing financial support from the community for the enhancement of Huntington Harbour, its beaches, parks and related recreational needs. The Harbour Commission also reviews the annual budget as presented to the City Council to advise them on the current operational needs and long-range plans for capital improvement in the Harbour. In addition, the Commission also advises the City Council on any other matters concerning the Huntington Harbour when requested to do so by the Council.
Meeting Dates and Times
The Commission meets on the fourth Thursday of each month at 5:00 p.m. in meeting Room B-8 on the Lower Level of the Civic Center, 2000 Main Street, Huntington Beach, CA.
Boat Safety PSA
Harbour Entrance Reconfiguration PSA
Huntington Harbour Reconfiguration
Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach
Stand Up Paddleboards and Kayaks
Permit Center and Code Enforcement
Water Quality Programs
Beach and Harbour Clean-Up
City of Huntington Beach Contact for Beach Clean-Up: (Jim Merid): [email protected], (714) 374-1548
Monthly Harbour Clean-Up: Surfrider Foundation - Huntington Beach / Seal Beach Chapter - Help Your Harbour (hsbsurfrider.org)
Harbour Area Economic Development
Fire Department and Marine Safety