Additional Outreach Events

No additional outreach activities or meetings scheduled at this time.



Meet with City Staff:

City staff are available to meet with anyone who has any questions or wants more information on the new Zoning Ordinance. Call (805) 961-7544 to schedule a meeting.

Meetings

Upcoming Meetings

No upcoming meetings scheduled at this time.  


All meetings to be held at:
City Council Chambers
130 Cremona Drive, Suite B
Goleta, CA 93117


Meetings to Date

City Council: Project Update and Adoption Process

Monday, April 17, 2017
6:00 pm, City Council
Meeting Agenda Packet
Revised Project Schedule


Planning Commission Workshop: Outstanding Items

Monday, April 25, 2016

6:00 pm, Planning Commission

City staff hosted a Planning Commission Workshop to discuss outstanding items related to the Public Review Draft Zoning Ordinance.

Meeting Agenda Packet

Staff Report


Planning Commission Workshop: Part V: Administration and Permits and Part VI: General Terms

Monday, April 11, 2016

6:00 pm, Planning Commission

City staff and the project consultant hosted a Planning Commission Workshop to continue the discussion of of Part V: Administration and Permits as well as Part VI: General Terms.

Parts V and VI for April 11 Workshop


Draft Zoning Ordinance Open House

Thursday, April 07, 2016

6 pm - 8 pm

City staff and the project consultant hosted the third of three scheduled Open Houses for an informal discussion on the Public Review Draft Zoning Ordinance. Staff hosted stations to answer questions and discuss the potential effects of the new regulations.

Open House Comments


Planning Commission Workshop: Part IV: Regulations Applying to Multiple Districts

Monday, March 21, 2016
6:00 pm, Planning Commission
City staff and the project consultant hosted a Planning Commission Workshop to continue the discussion of Part IV: Regulations Applying to Multiple Districts. 

Part IV and Part V for March 21 Workshop


Planning Commission Workshop: Part IV: Regulations Applying to Multiple Districts

Monday, March 14, 2016
6:00 pm, Planning Commission
City staff and the project consultant hosted a Planning Commission Workshop to continue the discussion of Part IV: Regulations Applying to Multiple Districts. At this workshop, Chapters 17.38: Oil and Gas, 17.39: Parking and Loading, and 17.40: Performance Standards were discussed.

Meeting Agenda Packet


Draft Zoning Ordinance Open House

Saturday, February 27, 2016
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
City staff and the project consultant hosted the second of three scheduled Open Houses for an informal discussion on the Public Review Draft Zoning Ordinance. Staff hosted stations to answer questions and discuss the potential effects of the new regulations.

Open House Comments


Planning Commission Workshop: Part IV: Regulations Applying to Multiple Districts

Monday, February 22, 2016
6:00 pm, Planning Commission
City staff and the project consultant hosted a Planning Commission Workshop to continue the discussion of Part IV: Regulations Applying to Multiple Districts. Part IV contains general standards that apply to multiple zoning districts. At this workshop, Chapters 17.32: Floodplain Management, 17.33: Hazards, 17.35: Landscaping, 17.36: Lighting, and 17.37: Nonconforming Uses and Structures were discussed.

Staff Report


Planning Commission Workshop: Part IV: Regulations Applying to Multiple Districts

Monday, February 8, 2016
6:00 pm, Planning Commission
City staff and the project consultant hosted a Planning Commission Workshop to discuss Part IV: Regulations Applying to Multiple Districts. Part IV contains general standards that apply to multiple zoning districts. At this workshop, Chapters 17.25: General Site Regulations, 17.26: Coastal Access, 17.27: Coastal Zone Visual Resource Preservation, 17.28: Density Bonuses and Other Incentives, 17.29: Inclusionary Housing Program, 17.30: Demolition and Relocation, and 17.31: Environmentally Sensitive Habitat Areas were discussed.

Staff Report

Part IV Chapters for February 8th Workshop


Draft Zoning Ordinance Open House

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
City staff and the project consultant hosted an Open House for an informal discussion on the Public Review Draft Zoning Ordinance. Staff hosted stations to answer questions and discuss the potential effects of the new regulations.

Open House Comments


Planning Commission Workshop: Part II: Base Zone Districts and Part III: Overlay Districts

Monday, January 25, 2016
6:00 pm, Planning Commission
City staff and the project consultant hosted a Planning Commission Workshop to discuss Part II: Base Zone Districts and Part III: Overlay Districts, of the Public Review Draft Zoning Ordinance. Part II: Base Zone Districts specifies the use and development regulations of each set of base zoning districts: Residential, Commercial, Office, Industrial, Public and Quasi-Public, Open Space and Agricultural Districts, and Planned Development. Part III: Overlay Districts includes general provisions for overlay districts which modify base district regulations for specific purposes. Overlay districts include: Airport Environs, Affordable Housing, Hospital, Master Plan, and Old Town Heritage.

Staff Report

Meeting Minutes


Planning Commission Workshop: Zoning Ordinance Project Overview and Part I: General Provisions

Monday, January 11, 2016
6:00 pm, Planning Commission

City staff and the project consultant hosted a Planning Commission Workshop to provide an overview of the Zoning Ordinance Project and discuss Part 1: General Provisions, of the Public Review Draft Zoning Ordinance. Part 1: General Provisions establishes the overall organization and applicability of the regulations. This part also establishes the purpose of the ordinance, the authority for its establishment, and rules for construction of language and for measurements such as height, density, and floor area, that are applicable throughout the ordinance.

Staff Report

Meeting Minutes


City Council Hearing on Housing Element-Related Regulations and Definitions

February 17, 2015
City Council adopted Housing Element-related zoning regulations and definitions. 
Adopted Ordinance Containing Housing Element-Related Regulations and Definitions


Planning Commission Hearing on Housing Element-Related Regulations and Definitions

January 26, 2015
Planning Commission recommended to the City Council adoption of Housing Element-related zoning regulations and definitions. 


Planning Commission

Monday, October 27, 2014
City Staff presented a status update of Advance Planning Projects including the Zoning Ordinance Update.

Planning Commission Presentation - Advance Planning Update: Policy and Regulatory Programs


Open House and Planning Commission Presentation: Module 3 Part 3

Monday, August 11, 2014 5 pm to 6:00 pm, Open House 6 pm to 8:00 pm, Planning Commission
City staff and the project consultant hosted an Open House for an informal discussion on Module 3 Part 3 (Regulations Applying to Multiple Districts) of the Zoning Ordinance. Module 3 Part 3 includes Nonconforming Uses, Structures and Signs, Signs, Standards for Specific Uses, and Telecommunications Facilities.
This was an opportunity for community members to have individual and small group discussions with the City’s lead planners about City zoning regulations and the Zoning Code process.  After the Open House, the Planning Commission received a status report on the Zoning Ordinance Project from City staff, including feedback and direction on Module 3 Part 3: Regulations Applying to Multiple Districts.

Module 3 Part 3: Regulations Applying to Multiple Districts Staff Report


Planning Commission Public Workshop: Housing Element-Related Zoning Code Provisions

Monday, July 28, 2014 5 pm to 6:00 pm, Public Workshop 
City staff and the project consultant hosted a Public Workshop for a discussion with the general public and members of the Planning Commission on the Housing Element-Related Zoning Code Provisions. This was an opportunity for community members to learn about and comment on City zoning regulations pertaining to housing.

Public Workshop Housing Element Staff Report


Open House and Planning Commission Study Session: Module 3 Part 2

Monday, June 30, 2014 ​5 pm to 6:00 pm, Open House ​6 pm to 8:00 pm, Planning Commission
City staff and the project consultant hosted an Open House for an informal discussion on Module 3 Part 2 (Regulations Applying to Multiple Districts) of the Zoning Ordinance. 
This was an opportunity for community members to have individual and small group discussions with the City’s lead planners about City zoning regulations and the Zoning Code process.  After the Open House, the Planning Commission received a status report on the Zoning Ordinance Project from City staff, including feedback and direction on Module 3 Part 2: Regulations Applying to Multiple Districts.

Module 3 Part 2: Regulations Applying to Multiple Districts Staff Report

Module 3 Part 2: Regulations Applying to Multiple Districts Presentation


Open House and Planning Commission Study Session: Module 3 Part 1

Monday, June 9, 2014 5 pm to 6:00 pm, Open House 

6 pm to 8:00 pm, Planning Commission

City staff and the project consultant hosted an Open House for an informal discussion on Module 3 Part 1 (Regulations Applying to Multiple Districts) of the Zoning Ordinance. Module 3 Part 1 includes General Site Regulations, Landscaping, and Parking & Loading.
This was an opportunity for community members to have individual and small group discussions with the City’s lead planners about City zoning regulations and the Zoning Code process.  After the Open House, the Planning Commission received a status report on the Zoning Ordinance Project from City staff, including feedback and direction on Module 3 Part 1: Regulations Applying to Multiple Districts.

Housing Element and the New Zoning Ordinance Public Workshop

Monday, June 2, 2014 5 pm to 6:00 pm, Open House 

6 pm to 8:00 pm, Planning Commission

City staff and the project consultant hosted an Open House for an informal discussion of the Housing Element 2015-2023 Project. 
This was an opportunity for community members to have individual and small group discussions with the City’s lead planners about the City's revised Housing Element, a component of the General plan. The focus was on the relationship between the Housing Element and the new Zoning Ordinance. After the Open House, the Planning Commission received a status report on the Housing Element from City staff, including feedback and direction of the Housing Element 2015-2023 Project.

Housing Element Staff Report


Open House and Planning Commission Study Session: Module 2

Monday, May 12, 2014 
5 pm to 6:00 pm, Open House
6 pm to 8:00 pm, Planning Commission
City staff and the project consultant hosted an Open House for an informal discussion on Module 2 (Base and Overlay Districts) of the Zoning Ordinance. 
This was an opportunity for community members to have individual and small group discussions with the City’s lead planners about City zoning regulations and the Zoning Code process.  After the Open House, the Planning Commission received a status report on the Zoning Ordinance Project from City staff, including feedback and direction on Module 2: Base and Overlay Zoning Districts.

Module 2: Base and Overlay Districts & Module 3: Regulations Applying to Multiple Districts Staff Report

Module 2: Base and Overlay Districts & Module 3: Regulations Applying to Multiple Districts Presentation


Open House and Planning Commission Study Session: Module 2

April 28, 2014
5 pm to 6:00 pm, Open House
6 pm to 8:00 pm, Planning Commission
City staff and the project consultant hosted an Open House for an informal discussion with Goleta residents on Module 2 (Base and Overlay Zoning Districts) of the Zoning Ordinance. This module will include details on use regulations and physical development standards for the residential, commercial, mixed use and other zoning districts that will implement the land use designations of the General 
Plan. After the Open House, the Planning Commission will have a study session on Module 2: Base and Overlay Zoning Districts.

Module 2: Base and Overlay Districts Staff Report

Module 2: Base and Overlay Districts Presentation

  
Open House and Planning Commission Study Session: Module 1
April 7, 2014
5 pm to 6:30 pm, Open House
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm, Planning Commission
The City hosted an Open House with Jennifer Carman, the City’s Planning & Environmental Review Director, and Anne Wells, the City’s Advance Planning Manager, for an informal discussion about the zoning ordinance and Module 1.  This was an opportunity for community members to have individual and small group discussions with the City’s lead planners about City zoning regulations and the Zoning Code process.  After the Open House, the Planning Commission received a status report on the Zoning Ordinance Project from City staff, including feedback and direction on Module 1: Administration and Permits and a preview of Module 2: Base and Overlay Zoning Districts.  

Module 1: Administration and Permits Staff Report

Module 1: Administration and Permits & Module 2: Zoning Districts Preview Presentation


NOP and Scoping Meeting

March 20, 2014, 5:30 pm

Environmental Scoping Meeting Presentation


Open House and Planning Commission Study Session: Module 1
March 10, 2014
5 pm to 6 pm, Open House

6 pm to 8 pm, Planning Commission