Stateline, Nevada – The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) announced today that it will begin preparing a draft environmental impact statement for the proposed Lake Tahoe Shoreline Plan. TRPA is accepting comments through August 16 to help guide the scope and content of the environmental review.

The proposed Shoreline Plan would update goals, policies, and regulations focused on structures such as marinas, piers, buoys, ramps, and boat slips to support water-dependent recreation and effective resource management. The plan includes five policy areas, focusing on boating, access, marinas, piers, and low lake level adaptation.

Visit to learn more about the Shoreline Plan, sign up for information about upcoming meetings, view the full notice of preparation and project description for the draft environmental impact statement, or ask questions or submit comments about the Lake Tahoe Shoreline Plan.

Comments should be sent no later than 5 p.m. August 16, 2017 to Associate Planner Rebecca Cremeen, TRPA, P.O. Box 5310, Stateline, NV 89449 or

Public scoping meetings are also scheduled for the TRPA Governing Board meeting at 9:30 a.m. on July 26, 2017 at the North Tahoe Event Center, 8318 N. Lake Blvd., Kings Beach, and for the TRPA Advisory Planning Commission meeting at 9:30 a.m. on August 9, 2017 at the TRPA offices, 128 Market Street, Stateline.

The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency leads the cooperative effort to preserve, restore, and enhance the unique natural and human environment of the Lake Tahoe Region, while improving local communities and people’s interactions with our irreplaceable environment. For additional information, contact Tom Lotshaw, Public Information Officer, at 775-589-5278.