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Hoop Structures Ordinance Amendment

The Hoop Structures Ordinance Amendment project will amend the Land Use and Development Code (LUDC) to address the permit requirements for hoop structures on agriculturally zoned lands in the inland areas of the unincorporated County of Santa Barbara.

 

 




          *NEW* County Planning Commission Hearings

Planning Commission Hearing
County Planning Commission
SANTA MARIA
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Betteravia Government Center
511 Lakeside Parkway


The Planning Commission staff report and all attachments will be available one week prior to the hearing on the Planning Commssion website.

          Past Hearings

Planning Commission
County Planning Commission
SANTA MARIA
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Betteravia Government Center
511 Lakeside Parkway

The Planning Commission staff report and all attachments will be available one week prior to the hearing on the Planning Commission website.

 *NEW* Final Environmental Impact Report

The County of Santa Barbara Planning and Development (P&D) Department has prepared a Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the project. The Final EIR includes all public comments and responses to comments received during the Draft EIR review period and minor text revisions to the Final EIR. The Draft EIR was released on January 30, 2018, for 45 days of public review and comment until the close of the public comment period at 5:00 P.M. on Thursday, March 15, 2018.

Final Environmental Impact Report
Proposed Final EIR Hoop Structures and Shade Structures Ordinance Amendment

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Final EIR

The above document is large. If you are having issues opening it please try the "by chapter" links below:

Table of Contents
Executive Summary
Chapter 1 - Introduction
Chapter 2 - Project Description
Chapter 3 - Environmental Setting
Chapter 4 - Environmental Analysis
Chapter 4.1 - Land Use
Chapter 4.2 - Aesthetics/Visual Resources
Chapter 4.3 - Agricultural Resources
Chapter 4.4 - Water Resources
Chapter 4.5 - Resource Recovery
Chapter 4.6 - Biological Resources
Chapter 5 - Policy Consistency
Chapter 6 - Alternatives
Chapter 7 - Other CEQA Mandated Sections
Chapter 8 - References
Chapter 9 - Public Comment and Responses
Appendices

Paper copies of the Final EIR can also be reviewed at:
Planning and Development - Santa Barbara
123 East Anapamu Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101


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


Draft Environmental Impact Report

The County of Santa Barbara Planning and Development (P&D) Department has prepared a Draft Program Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the project. The DEIR was released on January 30, 2018, for 45 days of public review and comment. P&D will receive comments until the close of the public comment period at 5:00 P.M. on Thursday, March 15, 2018.

P&D is the lead agency preparing the focused EIR with the purpose of informing decision-makers and the public regarding the potential environmental effects related to the project. The EIR analyzes the proposed Hoop Structures Ordinance Amendment to assess the significance of any potential effects on the environment and where necessary, identifies mitigation measures.

Draft Environmental Impact Report

The public comment period is now closed.

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Draft EIR
Draft EIR by Chapter
Notice of Availability

The public may comment on the adequacy of the DEIR by providing testimony at the public comment hearings (information below) and/or submitting written comments to Julie Harris at 123 East Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 or via email at hoopstructures@countyofsb.org prior to the close of the public comment period on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 5:00 P.M.

To inquire about obtaining hard copies of the Draft EIR contact:
Vincent Tessitore
B2B Print Services
3415 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
805-845-1049
Please allow one to two working days to order copies.

DEIR Environmental Comment Hearings

Monday, February 26, 2018, 5:30 P.M.

Betteravia Government Center
511 Lakeside Parkway
Santa Maria

Map/Directions

Monday, March 5, 2018, 5:30 P.M.

Planning Commission Hearing Room
123 East Anapamu Street
Santa Barbara

Map/Directions

Notice of Preparation

The Comment Period is Closed.

Notice of Preparation

 

Contacts
Please email staff with any comments or questions

Dan Klemann, Deputy Director: dklemann@countyofsb.org
David Lackie, Supervising Planner: dlackie@countyofsb.org
Julie Harris, Senior Planner: jharris@countyofsb.org
Steven Counts Imara, Planner: scounts@countyofsb.org

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