County of Santa Barbara Long Range Planning Division

Santa Ynez Valley Planning Area santa ynez

The Santa Ynez Valley, known for its scenic pastoral character and strong agricultural tradition, includes the unincorporated townships of Santa Ynez, Ballard and Los Olivos and some of the surrounding rural and agricultural lands. The Santa Ynez Valley Community Plan Area encompasses seventy-two (72) square miles.


David Lackie, Supervising Planner:


Projects and documents

Adopted Santa Ynez Valley Community Plan, October 2009

Santa Ynez Valley Community Plan EIR

Santa Ynez Valley Newsletter, March 2001 (PDF)

Valley Blueprint, 2000 (PDF)