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DIVISION 7. REFUGES [10500 - 10932]

  ( Division 7 enacted by Stats. 1957, Ch. 456. )

CHAPTER 2. Specific Refuge Boundaries [10770 - 10932]

  ( Chapter 2 enacted by Stats. 1957, Ch. 456. )

ARTICLE 6. Marine Life Refuge [1191 - 1233.11]
  ( Article 6 enacted by Stats. 1957, Ch. 456. )

10900.
  

The refuges described in the following sections are marine life refuges.

(Enacted by Stats. 1957, Ch. 456.)

10901.
  

That portion of District 16 consisting of the land and ocean waters within the following boundaries constitutes a marine life refuge and shall be designated the Hopkins Marine Life Refuge:

Beginning at the point of intersection of the southeasterly corporate limit line of the City of Pacific Grove prolongated, and the line of highest tide of the Bay of Monterey; thence northwesterly along said line of highest tide to the intersection with the northerly extension of the west side of Third Street in said city; thence northerly to a point in said bay where the depth of water is 60 feet measured from the level of mean low tide; thence southeasterly along the line in said bay which line is at a constant depth of 60 feet measured from the level of mean low tide to the intersection with the southeasterly corporate limit line of said city prolongated; thence S. 58° 57´ 45″ W. along said southeasterly corporate limit line prolongated to the point of beginning.

(Amended by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1069, Sec. 5.)

10902.
  

The following constitutes a marine life refuge and shall be designated the San Diego Marine Life Refuge:

That portion of District 19 consisting of that certain strip of land lying between the westerly edge of Pueblo Lot No. 1298 of the pueblo lands of the City of San Diego, according to the official map of said pueblo lands as made by James Pascoe, and filed in the Office of the County Recorder of said County of San Diego, and the lowest tide line opposite to and west of said pueblo lot, which said strip of land is bounded on the north by the northerly boundary line of said pueblo lot extended westerly and on the south by the southerly boundary line of said pueblo lot extended westerly; together with the state waters of the State of California adjacent thereto, being those state waters which lie between said extended northerly and southerly boundaries of said pueblo lot and extend westerly from said lowest low tide line for a distance of 1,000 feet.

(Enacted by Stats. 1957, Ch. 456.)

10903.
  

The following constitutes a marine life refuge and shall be designated the Bodega Marine Life Refuge:

That portion of District 10 consisting of that certain parcel of land bounded by the line of Mean High Tide of the Pacific Ocean lying between the northern boundary extended northwesterly and the southern boundary extended southwesterly of the lands of the Regents of the University of California according to the final order of condemnation in Case No. 47,617 in the Superior Court of the State of California in and for the County of Sonoma, recorded in Book 1930, at pages 656 and 659, inclusive, Official Records, Sonoma County, California, and extending into and including the state waters of the State of California for a distance of a thousand feet into the Pacific Ocean from the line of Mean High Tide.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1303.)

10904.
  

The following constitutes a marine life refuge and shall be designated as the Laguna Beach Marine Life Refuge:

That portion of District 19 consisting of that certain parcel of land bounded by a line commencing at the mean high tide of the Pacific Ocean lying on the northern boundary of the City of Laguna Beach and running for a distance of 600 feet into the Pacific Ocean along that boundary, and thence generally southeastward and generally parallel to the shoreline at a distance of approximately 600 feet to the northern boundary of the South Laguna Beach Marine Life Refuge, and thence generally northeastward for a distance of approximately 700 feet to the mean high tide, and thence generally northwestward along the line of mean high tide to the point of beginning.

(Amended by Stats. 1993, Ch. 259, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 1994.)

10905.
  

The following constitutes a marine life refuge and shall be designated as the Newport Beach Marine Life Refuge:

That portion of District 19 consisting of that certain parcel of land bounded by the line of Mean High Tide of the Pacific Ocean between the eastern boundary of the City of Newport Beach and Poppy Avenue in the City of Newport Beach, and extending into and including the state waters of the State of California for a distance of two hundred feet into the Pacific Ocean from the line of Mean High Tide.

(Added by Stats. 1968, Ch. 136.)

10906.
  

The following constitutes a marine life refuge and shall be designated as the South Laguna Beach Marine Life Refuge:

That portion of District 19 consisting of land and ocean waters bounded by a line commencing at the intersection of the line of mean high tide of the Pacific Ocean and a line which bears South 48° 50´ 00″ West from the most westerly point of Lot 75 of Tract No. 702, as that tract is shown on a map recorded in Book 21, pages 1 to 3, Miscellaneous Maps, on file in the Office of the County Recorder of Orange County; thence running South 48° 50´ 00″ West approximately 600 feet to the minus 20 foot mean lower low water contour; thence southeasterly and generally parallel to the shoreline to the northerly boundary of the Niguel Marine Life Refuge; thence North 35° 57´ 06″ East to the line of mean high tide of the Pacific Ocean; thence northwesterly along the line of mean high tide of the Pacific Ocean to the point of beginning.

(Amended by Stats. 1993, Ch. 259, Sec. 5. Effective January 1, 1994.)

10907.
  

The following constitutes a marine life refuge and shall be designated as the Dana Point Marine Life Refuge:

That portion of District 19 consisting of land and ocean waters bounded by a line commencing at Station 70 of the mean high tide line as shown on Document Number 25208 recorded in Book 7651, page 69 of Official Records on file in the Office of County Recorder of Orange County; thence along the mean high tide line westerly and northerly 3500 feet more or less to intersection with a line which is 2440 feet south of and parallel to the north line of Fractional Section 21, R. 8 W., T. 8 S., S.B.M.´; thence west 1200 feet; thence southerly and easterly 1200 feet from and parallel to the shore line to an intersection with a line which bears S 40° 00´ E. from said Station 70; thence N 40° 00´ W. 1200 feet more or less to the point of beginning.

(Added by Stats. 1969, Ch. 56.)

10908.
  

The following constitutes a marine life refuge and shall be designated as the Doheny Beach Marine Life Refuge:

All that area lying 600 feet seaward of and below the mean high tide line of the Pacific Ocean between the prolongation of the line common to Blocks A and B of Tract No. 797, Capistrano Beach #3, in the County of Orange, State of California, as per map recorded in Book 25, pages 10 to 15, inclusive, of Miscellaneous Maps in the office of the County Recorder of such county, such line also being the prolongation of the easterly line of Doheny State Beach, a unit of the State Park System acquired by deed dated April 29, 1957, from the Union Oil Company of California, recorded on October 9, 1957, in Book 4063 of Official Records at page 88, Orange County, California, and the east breakwater of the Dana Point Harbor, a project of the Orange County Harbor District, a political subdivision of the State of California.

(Added by Stats. 1969, Ch. 56.)

10909.
  

The following constitutes a marine life refuge and shall be designated the James V. Fitzgerald Marine Reserve:

That portion of District 10 consisting of that certain parcel of land bounded by a line commencing at the mean high tide of the Pacific Ocean lying on a line beginning at the northeasterly corner of Lot 8, Block 42 as said Lot and Block are shown on “Map of Moss Beach Heights San Mateo County Cal”, recorded May 4, 1908, in Volume 6 of Maps at page 8, records of San Mateo County; thence North 88° 49´ West along the northerly line of said Lot 8 and its Northwesterly prolongation to the intersection thereof with the Westerly line of that certain tract of land (Parcel No. 1) conveyed to the County of San Mateo for a marine reserve, recorded August 8, 1967, in Volume 5346 Official Records of San Mateo County at page 62 (70483-AA) last mentioned intersection being the shoreline of the Pacific Ocean (ordinary high water) and the true Point of Beginning along the prolongation of the Northerly Line of said Lot 8, North 88° 49´ West, 1000 feet, into the Pacific Ocean and thence generally Southerly and generally parallel to the shoreline for a distance of approximately three statute miles to the extension of a line beginning at the most Southerly terminus of Course No. 15 of the survey of the Rancho Corral de Tierra as shown on a Plat thereof on file in the Office of the Bureau of Land Management, U. S. Department of the Interior; said most Southerly terminus also being distant on said Course No. 15, South 28° 30´ East 269.91 feet from the most Southerly corner of that certain 10.380 acre tract of land conveyed to the United States of America by Deed dated June 18, 1940, recorded October 28, 1940 in Book 918 of Official Records at page 373; running thence from said point of beginning along a line that is the Southwesterly prolongation of Course No. 14 of said survey, South 74° 45´ West to the shoreline of the Pacific Ocean (ordinary high water) and the true point of beginning of the least area herein described; thence from said true point of beginning along the prolongation of said Course No. 14, South 74° 45´ West, 1000 feet into the Pacific Ocean, thence Easterly along said line to the mean high tide line, thence generally Northerly along the line of the mean high tide to the point of beginning.

(Added by Stats. 1969, Ch. 675.)

10910.
  

The following constitutes a marine life refuge and shall be designated as the Point Fermin Marine Life Refuge:

That portion of District 19 consisting of land and ocean waters bounded by the line of mean high tide of the Pacific Ocean extending into and including the state waters of the State of California for a distance of 600 feet below low-tide mark, in the San Pedro area of the City of Los Angeles in an area generally parallel to the shoreline lying between the easterly extension of 40th Street, westerly to the southerly extension of Gaffey Street at Point Fermin.

(Added by Stats. 1969, Ch. 693.)

10911.
  

The following constitutes a marine life refuge and shall be designated as the Niguel Marine Life Refuge: That portion of California state tide and submerged lands bounded by a line commencing at a point which is the intersection of the line of mean high tide and a line which is 2,440 feet south of and parallel to the north line of Fractional Section 21, R.8W., T.8S., S.B.M., such point also being on the north boundary of the Dana Point Marine Life Refuge, thence along the mean high tide line northerly and westerly 12,000 feet more or less to its intersection with the westerly prolongation of the most northerly boundary line of lot 101 of “Three Arches Palisades No. 1” as shown on a map filed in book 3, page 3, Records of Surveys in the Office of the County Recorder, Orange County; thence, S. 89° 54´ W. 1,200 feet from such point of intersection along the westerly prolongation of such northerly boundary line; thence, south and west, and east parallel to and 1,200 feet from the line of mean high tide to a point on the north line of Dana Point Marine Life Refuge and also being 1,200 feet west of the point of beginning; thence, east 1,200 feet along the northerly boundary of Dana Point Marine Life Refuge to the point of beginning.

(Added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 492.)

10912.
  

The following constitutes a marine life refuge and shall be designated as the Irvine Coast Marine Life Refuge:

That portion of California state tide and submerged lands adjoining the Newport Beach Marine Life Refuge as described in Section 10905 and bounded by a line beginning at the intersection of the southwesterly extension of lot 141, Tract No. 3357 as shown on a map recorded in Book 107, Page 1 of Miscellaneous Maps on file in the office of the County Recorder, Orange County and the Line of Ordinary High Tide; thence, southeasterly along the Line of Ordinary High Tide approximately 20,000 feet to its intersection with the southwesterly extension of the northwesterly boundary line of the City of Laguna Beach; thence, southwesterly along such southwesterly extension 600 feet; thence, northwesterly along a line parallel to and 600 feet southwesterly of the Line of Ordinary High Tide to the southwesterly extension of said lot 141; thence, northeasterly 600 feet along such southwesterly extension to the point of beginning.

(Added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 492.)

10913.
  

The land and ocean waters within the following boundaries constitute the City of Encinitas Marine Life Refuge:

All those submerged lands lying between the mean high tide line in the City of Encinitas, County of San Diego, State of California, and a line which is 600 feet westerly of and parallel and concentric with that mean high tide line and lying southerly of the westerly prolongation of the northerly right-of-way line of “D” Street as shown on Map No. 148, in the City of Encinitas, County of San Diego, State of California, filed in the office of the County Recorder of San Diego County, and lying northerly of the following described line:

Beginning at the southeasterly corner of Lot N in Block 3 of Resubdivision of Sea Cliff Villa, in the City of Encinitas, County of San Diego, State of California, filed in the San Diego County Recorder’s office, December 10, 1914; thence southwesterly along the southwesterly prolongation of the southeasterly line of said Lot N, South 36°36´30″ west, to a point on that line which is 600 feet westerly of and parallel and concentric with the mean high tide line.

(Added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 151, Sec. 1.)

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