Shorezone Allocations Report

Pier Allocations Under the 2018 Shoreline Plan

Last updated: November 2, 2021

 

Under the Shoreline Plan adopted by the TRPA Governing Board on October 24, 2018, TRPA may permit a maximum of 10 additional public piers and 128 additional private piers per TRPA Code of Ordinances, section 84.4.4.  Subsection 84.4.4.D outlines the geographic distribution of the 128 additional private piers by quadrant and the maximum number of additional private piers in Visually Sensitive Areas.

TRPA has allocated the following additional piers and the maximum remaining quantities are listed below. 

 

Additional Public Piers                  Maximum                  Authorized       Number of Additional         Piers Allocated  Maximum Remaining       Public Piers
Additional Public Piers 10 0 10

 

Additional Private Piers by Quadrant      Maximum      Authorized Number of Additional Private Piers Allocated  Maximum Remaining Additional Private Piers
Douglas County, Carson City County, Nevada 21 3 18
El Dorado County, City of South Lake Tahoe, California 28 3 25
Placer County, California 58 14 44
Washoe County, Nevada 21 4 17
Total Additional Private Piers Structures 128 24 104

 

Additional Private Piers by Quadrant Max Authorized in Visually-Sensitive Areas (Multi-use only) # Additional Visually Sensitive Piers Allocated  Maximum Remaining Visually Sensitive Piers 
Douglas County, Carson City County, Nevada 3 0 3
El Dorado County, City of South Lake Tahoe, California 6 0 6
Placer County, California 7 0 7
Washoe County, Nevada 3 0 3

 

Pier Allocation Summary

Additional Private Piers by Quadrant 2019 - Additional Multi-Parcel Piers Allocated  2019 - Additional Single-Parcel Piers Allocated 2021 - Additional Multi-Parcel Piers Allocated  2021 - Additional Single-Parcel Piers Allocated
Douglas County, Carson City County, Nevada 1 0 1 1
El Dorado County, City of South Lake Tahoe, California 0 2 1 0
Placer County, California 3 3 5 3
Washoe County, Nevada 3 0 1 0
Regional Total 7 5 8 4

 

Additional Private Piers by Quadrant Grand Total Multi-Parcel Piers Allocated Grand Total Additional Single-Parcel Piers Allocated             Grand Total            All Allocations
Douglas County, Carson City County, Nevada 2 1 3
El Dorado County, City of South Lake Tahoe, California 1 2 3
Placer County, California 8 6 14
Washoe County, Nevada 4 0 4
Regional Total 15 9 24

 

Additional Private Piers by Quadrant All Remaining Allocations Remaining Single-Parcel Pier Allocations*
Douglas County, Carson City County, Nevada 18 n/a
El Dorado County, City of South Lake Tahoe, California 25 n/a
Placer County, California 44 n/a
Washoe County, Nevada 17 n/a
Regional Total 104 16

* Per TRPA Code Section 84.4.4.A, of the maximum number of additional private piers, no more than 25 additional piers throughout the Tahoe Region shall be single-parcel piers. This maximum applies to the combined total from all quadrants. The remaining maximum number of single-parcel piers takes into account the already permitted structures; if additional structures are approved in any quadrant, the remaining available allocations in each quadrant will be reduced accordingly.

 

Mooring Allocations Under the 2018 Shoreline Plan

Last updated: November 2, 2021

 

Per TRPA Code of Ordinances Subsection 84.3.2(E),  TRPA may permit up to a maximum of 2,116 additional moorings under the 2018 Shoreline Plan, adopted by the TRPA Governing Board on October 24, 2018.  Per Subsection 84.3.2(E)(2), 1,486 moorings shall be used for private moorings as either buoys or boat lifts, 330 moorings shall be allocated for use by marinas as either buoys or boat slips, and 300 moorings shall be allocated for use by public agencies. Per TRPA Code section 84.3.2.E.4, a maximum of fifteen (15) percent of the available moorings in each pool shall be permitted annually.

 

Additional Moorings Maximum Additional Moorings1 Mooring Allocations Released        Post 2018 Remaining Mooring Allocations
Additional Private Moorings 1,486 169 1,317
Additional Marina Moorings 330 23 307
Additional Public Agency Moorings  300 11 289
Shoreline Plan - Additional Moorings 2,116 203 1,913

 

2020 Mooring Lottery Summary2 Remaining Allocations

2020 Maximum    Allocations (15% of each pool)3

Eligible 2020 Lottery   Submissions4 Remaining Additional Moorings5
Additional Private Moorings 1,486 222 169 1,317
Additional Marina Moorings 330 49 23 307
Additional Public Agency Moorings 300 45 11 289
Grand Total 2,116 316 203 1,913

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Allocations Tracking by Year Maximum Additional Moorings1 2020 Allocations 3/4 Returned 2020 Allocations5 Expected Maximum 2021 Allocations5
Additional Private Moorings 1,486 169 0 197
Additional Marina Moorings 330 23 0 46
Additional Public Agency Moorings 300 11 0 43


1) TRPA Code of Ordinances Subsection 84.3.2(E)

2) The Shoreline Plan, approved in 2018, places a cap on the total number of moorings allowed in the Tahoe Region and establishes an annual lottery system to allocate new moorings. From December 2020 through April 2021, TRPA accepted applications to enter the 2020 moorings lottery for an allocation. Applications were reviewed for parcel eligibility. 

3) Per TRPA Code of Ordinances Subsection 84.3.2 (E)(4), a maximum of 15 percent of the available moorings shall be permitted annually.

4) A total of 203 eligible mooring lottery applications were received in the 2020 Lottery.  

5) Per TRPA Code of Ordinances Subsection 84.3.2 (E)(4), the remaining 2020 moorings shall be placed back in the respective mooring pools for re-calculation in the 2021 Lottery.  Any returned or unused 2020 allocations will also be returned to the pools prior to the 2021 drawing.