County of Santa Barbara Long Range Planning Division

Cannabis Land Use Ordinance

PAST EVENTS

Board of Supervisors Meetings

SANTA BARBARA
Tuesday, May 1, 2018, at 9:00a.m.
Board Hearing Room
Fourth Floor
105 East Anapamu Street

Board agenda item on updates to the Uniform Rules for cannabis operations on Williamson Act contracted land.

 

SANTA BARBARA
Tuesday, March 20, 2018, at 9:00a.m.
Board Hearing Room
Fourth Floor
105 East Anapamu Street

Board agenda item on the review of proposed language on caps for certain licenses.

This item was discussed and has been continued till April 10, 2018.

Board agenda item on updates to the Uniform Rules for cannabis operations on Williamson Act contracted lands.

This item was discussed and has been continued till May 1, 2018.

SANTA BARBARA
Tuesday, February 27, 2018, at 9:00a.m.
Board Hearing Room
Fourth Floor
105 East Anapamu Street

Board agenda item to reconsider ordinance amendments to the Land Use Permitting Ordinance adopted on February 6, 2018.

For a copy of the Board Letter, Public Comments, and Presentation click  here.

Final adopted Cannabis Land Use Ordinances can be found at the following links:

Santa Barbara County Land Use and Development Code (development standards start on page 34)

Montecito Land Use and Development Code (development standards start on page 13)

Coastal Zoning Ordinance (development standards start on page 15)

SANTA BARBARA
Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at 9:00a.m.
Board Hearing Room
Fourth Floor
105 East Anapamu Street

For a copy of the Board Letter, Public Comments, Final Motion, and Amended Ordinances click
here.

The Land Use Table can be found here.

To find out your zoning look here.

Planning Commissions

County Planning Commission
SANTA BARBARA
Wednesday, January 24, 2018, at 9:00 am.
Planning Commission Hearing Room
123 East Anapamu Street

For a copy of the staff report click here.

For a copy of changes made at the hearing see here.

 

Montecito Planning Commission
SANTA BARBARA
Wednesday, January 3, 2018, at 9:00 am.
Planning Commission Hearing Room
123 East Anapamu Street

For a copy of the staff report click here.

County Planning Commission
SANTA MARIA
Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at 9:00 am.
Betteravia Government Center
511 East Lakeside Parkway

Remote testimony can also be given at Santa Barbara Planning Commission Hearing Room, 123 E. Anapamu..

This item was continued to January 24, 2018.

County Planning Commission
SANTA BARBARA
Wednesday, January 24, 2018, at 9:00 am.
Planning Commission Hearing Room
123 East Anapamu Street

For a copy of the staff report click here.

For a copy of changes made at the hearing see here.

Montecito Planning Commission
SANTA BARBARA
Wednesday, January 3, 2018, at 9:00 am.
Planning Commission Hearing Room
123 East Anapamu Street

For a copy of the staff report click here.

County Planning Commission
SANTA MARIA
Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at 9:00 am.
Betteravia Government Center
511 East Lakeside Parkway

Remote testimony can also be given at Santa Barbara Planning Commission Hearing Room, 123 E. Anapamu..

This item was continued to January 24, 2018.

Board of Supervisors Special Meeting

SANTA BARBARA
Thursday, December 14, 2017, at10:00a.m.
Board Hearing Room
Fourth Floor
105 East Anapamu Street

For a copy of the staff report click here. To find out more about the County Letter for Temporary State Cannabis Licenses click here.

Remote testimony can also be given at the Betteravia Government Center, 511 East Lakeside Parkway.

Draft PEIR Cannabis Land Use Ordinance and Licensing Program

The public comment period is now closed.

Click here for:
Draft PEIR

Errata to the Draft EIR for the Cannabis Land Use Ordinance and Licensing Program

Draft PEIR - Technical Appendices

The Notice of Availability

For the Draft PEIR by chapter click here.

P&D has prepared a Draft PEIR due to the potential for unavoidable, significant adverse effects to result from project implementation. Significant and unavoidable (Class I) effects on the environment identified in the Draft PEIR include those related to air quality, agricultural resources, noise, and transportation/traffic. Significant and mitigable (Class II) effects on the environment identified in the Draft PEIR include those related to aesthetics and visual resources, agricultural resources, biological resources, cultural resources, geology, hazards and hazardous materials, hydrology and water quality, land use and planning, noise, public services, transportation/traffic, utilities and energy conservation, and population/employment/housing. The Draft PEIR contains four alternatives to the proposed Plan: No Project, Alternative 1, Alternative 2, and Alternative 3 described in detail in the Draft PEIR.

SANTA BARBARA
Thursday, October 12, 2017, at 5:30 p.m.
Board Hearing Room
Fourth Floor
105 East Anapamu Street

SANTA MARIA
Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at 5:30 p.m.
Betteravia Government Center
511 East Lakeside Parkway

For a copy of the Power Point presented at the above meetings click here  

Paper copies of the Draft PEIR can also be reviewed at:
Planning and Development – Santa Barbara
123 East Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Santa Barbara Public Library
40 E Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Planning and Development – Santa Maria
624 West Foster Road, Santa Maria, CA 93455

Santa Maria Public Library
421 S McClelland Street, Santa Maria, CA 93454

To inquire regarding obtaining hard copies of the Draft PEIR contact: Bill's Copy Shop, 1536 State Street, Santa Barbara, (805) 564-4353. Bill’s is offering a discount for printing of the DEIR. The 608-page document without appendices would come to $96.57. Please allow two working days to order copies.

Cannabis Land Use Ordinance and Licensing Program Updates

County Planning Commission
Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 9:00 A.M.
Betteravia Government Center
511 East Lakeside Parkway, Santa Maria

Remote testimony can also be given at the County Administration Building Board Hearing Room, Fourth Floor, 105 East Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara

For a copy of the staff report click here.

Nonconforming Status Determination Process and Amortization Period Ordinance

County Planning Commission
Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 9:00 A.M.
Betteravia Government Center
511 East Lakeside Parkway, Santa Maria

Remote testimony can also be given at the County Administration Building Board Hearing Room, Fourth Floor, 105 East Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara

For a copy of the staff report click here.

Notice of Preparation

Click here for:

The Notice of Preparation
The Scoping Document

Proposed Draft Cannabis Land Use Ordinance

The public comment period on the NOP is now closed. This environmental scoping document describes the Cannabis Land Use (CLU) Ordinance and licensing program and provides a preliminary review of the Project’s potential environmental impacts in accordance CEQA.  This scoping document, along with comments received, will assist the County of Santa Barbara in identifying environmental impacts that must be evaluated in the EIR. The EIR will evaluate the environmental impacts of anticipated activities resulting from the implementing proposed draft ordinance language for land use entitlements and licenses. Changes to the proposed draft language may be required based on results of the environmental review and decision-making phases of the Project.

Agricultural Preserve Advisory Committee Meeting

Friday, September 1, 2017
Board of Supervisors Hearing Room, Fourth Floor
105 East Anapamu Street

A copy of the report is available here.

Montecito Planning Commission

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Planning Commission Hearing Room
123 East Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara

A copy of the Power Point is available here.

Ad hoc Committee Update Meetings

Santa Barbara
Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at 5:30 p.m.
Board Hearing Room, Fourth Floor
105 East Anapamu Street

Santa Maria
Thursday, July 27, 2017, at 5:30 p.m.
Betteravia Government Center
511 East Lakeside Parkway

A copy of the Power Point from the public meetings is available here.