County of Santa Barbara Long Range Planning Division

Mission Canyon Planning Area

Mission CanyonMission Canyon is an unincorporated area in southern Santa Barbara County. The planning area for the Mission Canyon Community Plan is approximately 1,122 acres located in the lower foothills of the Santa Ynez Mountains, immediately northerly of and contiguous to the City of Santa Barbara. The land uses are almost exclusively that of single family residential with the exception of the Santa Barbara Woman's Club, Rocky Nook County Park, the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, and County Fire Station 15.

Allen Bell, Supervising Planner:


Community Plan Documents:

Mission Canyon Community Plan (PDF)

Mission Canyon Residential Design Guidelines (PDF)

Land Use and Development Code Ordinance Amendments (PDF)

Mission Canyon Final Environmental Impact Report (PDF)

Mission Canyon Final Environmental Impact Report Appendices (PDF)

Related Links and Documents:


Mission Park to Mission Canyon Multimodal Improvements Project

Mission Canyon Residential Parking Strategy

Mission Canyon Community Wildfire Protection Plan (PDF)

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