County of Santa Barbara Long Range Planning Division

Conservation Element

Summary

photo of coastThe Conservation Element includes policies that address the conservation, development, and use of natural resources including water, forests, soils, rivers, and mineral deposits in Santa Barbara County. It also includes the Groundwater Resources Section, which was updated in 1994 and presents goals, policies, actions, and development standards intended to improve groundwater supply.   

Contacts

Dan Klemann, Deputy Director: dklemann@countyofsb.org

Projects and Documents

Planning Documents

Conservation Element (PDF)
Groundwater Resources Section (PDF)
Oak Tree Protection in the Inland Rural Areas of Santa Barbara County (PDF)
   (Supplement to the Mapped Areas and Communities Section)

Conservation Element Maps

See Maps and Imagery

Conservation Element Text Amendments

Below is a chronological list of text amendments to the Conservation Element. These amendments are cited in the endnotes of the Conservation Element.

2010

10-227
10-228

2003

03-120

1994

94-527
94-284

1979

79-189