Friends of San Lorenzo Creek|
Alameda County Most of San Lorenzo Creek and its tributaries are in the unincorporated jurisdiction of the county, where the county's land use policies and ordinances apply. The county's general plan includes:
City of San Leandro The mouth of San Lorenzo Creek at San Francisco Bay is within the City of San Leandro, where the land use policies and ordinances of the city apply.
Alameda County Flood Control and Water Conservation District zone 2 is the San Lorenzo Creek watershed.
California Streambed Alteration Program the state's Department of Fish and Game regulates activity in creeks.
S.F. Bay Area Regional Water Quality Control Board The board implements state laws and regulations concerning water quality and stormwater runoff. Permits from the board are required for any land development that impacts creeks.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - San Francisco District The Corps must approve plans to cover or alter a creek. See Corps Permits.
Berkeley Creek Task Force an outstanding comprehensive process examining creek regulation in the City of Berkeley (2004 - 2006).