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City of Santa Barbara
Land Development Team Bulletin
Volume #132, 10/6/16





The LDT Bulletin is one way we are increasing communication between the City and our customers. These bulletins will also be located in our lobby area at 630 Garden Street.

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NZO Module 3: Administration, Parking, and Temporary Uses addresses administrative procedures, criteria and required findings of the discretionary review authorities, updates to definitions, and a new section on rules of measurement. Module 3 also includes parking regulations, which were originally programmed for Module 2: Development Standards.

Draft Module 3 was reviewed by the NZO Joint Committee and the public in August 2016, and a revised draft has been prepared. The staff report and Module for the informal Open House and Public Workshop/Planning Commission Meeting are now available for viewing and download at the NZO Public Meetings webpage.  

Meeting Date: Friday, October 14, 2016
Location: 630 Garden Street, Santa Barbara, David Gebhard Public Meeting Room, 1st Floor
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.: Open House (informal)
12:00 p.m.:  Break
1:00 p.m.:  Public Workshop/Planning Commission Meeting

We encourage you to stay informed and get involved.  The NZO website includes information about public meeting dates and reference materials.  The main website is

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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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