San Rafael Channel Dredging – remember to apply!

Posted on January 7, 2022

On Friday, May 28, 2021 the Fiscal Year 2022 President’s Budget was released, and included $6,750,000 for San Rafael Channel Dredging. On July 2, 2021 the City sent a letter to all San Rafael Channel (Canal) waterfront property owners with an update on dredging and the Umbrella Permitting process, given that the Channel was now awarded $6,75m towards dredging in the 2022 President’s budget.

All private dock owners: please review these images. If you have not yet registered, please verify whether or not you would like to be included on the 10-year maintenance dredging permits.

  • Property owners wanting to participate in the Umbrella Permit can still sign up by filling out the online form at
  • Property owners who have already signed up for the Umbrella Permit should review proposed dredging limits for their property at:
  • For property owners who do not wish to participate in the City’s aggregate Umbrella Permit, no action from this letter is required

Updates on dredging can always be found at

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