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Public Meetings

Upcoming Public Meetings

Planning Commission

Thursday, March 1, 2018
City Hall, Council Chambers (2nd Floor)
735 Anacapa Street

At this hearing, the Planning Commission will consider for recommendation to the City Council for adoption:

  • A General Plan Map Amendment (MST2018-00070) bifurcating the adopted General Plan Map at the Coastal Zone boundary, except in the Airport Area, to create a General Plan Land Use Map for the Inland and Airport Areas (no other changes proposed) and a General Plan Land Use Map for the Coastal Zone with minor land use designation name changes.
  • A Local Coastal Program Amendment (MST2018-00070) comprised of:
    • An update to the Coastal Land Use Plan (LUP); and
    • A General Plan Land Use Map for the Coastal Zone.

Hearing Documents:

Written comments on these items are welcome. Mail correspondence to PC Secretary, P.O. Box 1990, Santa Barbara, CA 93102-1990 or email to Please submit 12 copies of any material over 2 pages at the Planning & Zoning counter, 630 Garden Street. Please note that the Planning Commission may not have time to consider written comments received after 4:30 p.m. on the Monday before the meeting.

Past Meetings and Events

Commission and Advisory Committee Meetings

In November 2017, informational presentations on the Public Review Draft Coastal LUP were conducted by Planning Division staff to the Parks and Recreation Commission, Creeks Citizens Advisory Committee, and Harbor Commission. The Agendas and Staff Reports are posted below:

Parks and Recreation Commission

Wednesday November 15, 2017, 4:00 p.m.
City Council Chambers
City Hall – 735 Anacapa Street 

Creeks Restoration and Water Quality Improvement Citizens Advisory Committee

Wednesday November 15, 2017

Harbor Commission

Thursday November 16, 2017

Public Open House for the Coastal Land Use Plan Update

Saturday, November 11, 2017, 11 a.m.–3 p.m.
Chase Palm Park Center
236 East Cabrillo Boulevard (Ocean side of Cabrillo)

The City of Santa Barbara hosted a community Open House on November 11th at the Chase Palm Park Center to initiate public review of an updated Draft Coastal Land Use Plan (LUP). The Open House included stations with information about topics covered in the Draft Coastal LUP, giving people an opportunity to ask questions and learn more about coastal planning and the review process.

Last Updated: Feb 16, 2018
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