County of Santa Barbara Long Range Planning Division

Annual Work Program

aerial photo of coastlineThe 2017-2018 Annual Work Program (Work Program) provides a summary of the various land use planning projects for the 2017-2018 fiscal year. The purpose of the Work Program is to provide the Planning Commissions and Board of Supervisors with an opportunity to receive public input and review current and potential projects and select those that warrant general fund allocation and staff resources in the upcoming fiscal year.The Work Program provides a framework for consideration and determination of top priority projects, from the many requests for projects that are intended to improve our communities and/or update our Comprehensive Plan. 




Fiscal Year 17/18

Advanced Meter (Southern California Gas) Ordinance Amendments

Agriculture Tiered Permitting Project

Airport Land Use Plan Consistency Amendments

Coastal Resiliency

Eastern Goleta Valley Community Plan Habitat Mapping

Eastern Goleta Valley Community Plan Update

Energy and Climate Action Plan Implementation

Gaviota Coast Plan

Hollister Avenue - State Street Streetscape Improvements

Hoop Structure Ordinance Amendments

Housing Element Program 1.16 - Design Residential Zone Modifications

Montecito Design Guidelines Phase II

Santa Claus Lane Beach Access and Street Improvements

Short Term Rentals Ordinance Amendments


Fiscal Year 17/18

Cannabis Regulations

Categorical Exclusion for Agricultural Development in the Coastal Zone

Circulation Element Update (Mandate)

Eastern Goleta Valley Census Designation

Zoning Ordinances Amendments to Implement Housing Density Bills of 2016 (Mandate)




Prior Years' Work Programs

2016-2017 Work Program (PDF)

2015-2016 Work Program (PDF)

2014-2015 Work Program (PDF)

2013-2014 Work Program (PDF

2012-2013 Work Progrma (PDF)

2012-2013 Work Program (PDF)

2011-2012 Work Program (PDF)

2010-2011 Work Program (PDF)

2009-2010 Work Program (PDF)

2008-2009 Work Program (PDF)