Documents

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City Council Hearing Proposed NZO

Planning Commission Recommended New Zoning Ordinance (NZO)

Overview of Changes

User's Guide


Planning Commission Hearing Draft New Zoning Ordinance (August 2019)

Public Hearing Draft New Zoning Ordinance (NZO) 

Zoning Map 

Zoning Overlay Districts Map

​Final Response to Planning Commission Comments
Final Response to Public Comments
General Plan/Coastal Land Use Plan Policy Consistency Matrix
Underline-Strikethrough Comparing the Public Hearing Draft NZO to the January 2019 Revised Draft NZO


The following documents are old drafts from January. Please               review the documents listed above for the Public Hearing Draft.

Revised Draft New Zoning Ordinance (January 2019)

Revised Draft New Zoning Ordinance (NZO)

Zoning Map

Zoning Overlay Districts Map

​User's Guide

Key Issues Guide

Overview of Changes

Response to Planning Commission Comments

Response to Public Comments

Underline-Strikethrough NZO Comparison

General Plan Policy Consistency Table



The following documents are old drafts from November 2015. Please review the documents listed above for the current revised draft.

Public Review Draft Documents (November 2015)

Public Review Draft Zoning Ordinance

Public Review Draft Zoning Map

Public Review Draft Overlay Map

User's Guide

Numerical Standards Comparison Table: Existing to Proposed

General Plan Policy Implementation Checklist

Public Review Draft Zoning Map Parcel Information


Comments on the Draft Zoning Ordinance from Organizations

League of Women Voters of Santa Barbara

Citizens Planning Association of Santa Barbara County


Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Report (SEIR)

Notice of Availability for the Draft SEIR

New Zoning Ordinance Draft SEIR Volume I

New Zoning Ordinance Draft SEIR Volume II (Appendix C of the Draft SEIR)


Existing City Documents

General Plan

Zoning Regulations - Coastal Zone

Zoning Regulations - Inland Zone

General Plan/Coastal Land Use Plan Final SEIR (2009)
General Plan/Coastal Land Use Plan Final EIR (2006)


Previous Documents

Project Scope of Work

Public Outreach Plan

Summary of Interviews

Approaches to Zoning

Annotated Outline

Module 1: Administration and Permits

Module 2: Base and Overlay Zoning Districts

Module 3 Part 1: Regulations Applying to Multiple Districts

​Module 3 Part 2: Regulations Applying to Multiple Districts

​​Module 3 Part 3: Regulations Applying to Multiple Districts

Draft Housing Element Related Zoning Code Provisions (July 2014)

Adopted Ordinance Containing Housing Element-Related Regulations and Definitions

Density Bonus Law -Government Code Section: 65915-65918

Notice of Preparation of a Supplemental EIR for the New Zoning Ordinance