Welcome to Goleta's New Zoning Ordinance


NZO Adoption

On March 3, 2020, City Council adopted the NZO. The NZO took effect on April 3, 2020.

The City of Goleta's New Zoning Ordinance (NZO) project was a collaborative process that revised citywide zoning regulations to implement the General Plan, update development and design standards and permitting procedures, and help realize the community's vision for the future – a safe, beautiful, vibrant and livable community with a robust local economy and a sustainable relationship with the environment.

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Documents - Review the Adopted NZO and other project documents