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City of Santa Barbara
Land Development Team Bulletin
Volume #224, 8/19/2020

Continued Accessory Dwelling Unit Ordinance Hearing
at the Planning Commission


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On August 6, 2020, the Planning Commission continued the hearing on the proposed Title 30 (Inland) Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) Ordinance and Title 28 (Coastal) ADU Ordinance, which will require certification by the California Coastal Commission after adoption by City Council. 

Continued Planning Commission Hearing on ADUs
Thursday, September 3, 2020, 1:00 p.m.

Via the GoToWebinar platform

This meeting will be conducted electronically via the GoToWebinar platform, as described in more detail on the Agenda that will posted on Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 630 Garden Street and available online  on the Planning Commission web page.

For links to state law, staff reports, and the draft ordinances discussed above and to stay informed on future public hearings, please visit  

This work effort is being conducted by the Planning Division of the Community Development Department. For questions about the ADU ordinance amendments, please contact Rosie Dyste at


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