Santa Cruz Harbor CZU Lightning Complex Fire Response – 2020
The Santa Cruz Port District Commission recognizes the hardships faced by many members of the Santa Cruz community affected and displaced by the fire. The Commission is committed to participating in the community-wide effort to assist evacuees during this time of need.

Santa Cruz Harbor RV Park
Through October 31, 2020, RV spaces in the north harbor have been made available for exclusive use by Santa Cruz area fire evacuees on a first-come, first served basis (11 hook-up and 4 overflow). No wifi or cable service available. Rigs must be self contained. Daily fees apply. Leave a detailed message with contact information at (831) 475-3279. The RV host will return calls twice daily.

Slip Licensees
Fire evacuees who are current slip licensees may stay aboard their vessels with members of their immediate family. Liveaboard fees and variable utility fees are waived for fire evacuees through October 31, 2020. Slip licensees who wish to temporarily liveaboard are requested to register with the harbor office. To register, call (831) 475-6161, or visit the harbor office between 10 am – 4 pm daily, or email, and provide the following information: Licensee name; slip number; boat name; number and name(s) of family members staying aboard. The number of people living aboard cannot exceed vessel safety standards.

Additional Vehicles and Trailers
The harbor has reduced rates for temporary storage of vehicles and trailers for members of the community displaced by the fire. For information about daily / monthly fees and storage locations, call (831) 475-6161, or visit the harbor office between 10 am – 4 pm daily. Vehicle camping is not allowed.

Assistance is Available
State and federal disaster assistance is now available to eligible fire survivors, which can help with rent, home repair, home replacement, and other disaster related needs. If you have uninsured or underinsured losses go to to register.

The County of Santa Cruz has compiled information and resources for those impacted by the CZU Lightning Complex Fires. Visit