Citizens Planning Association

of Santa Barbara County

County-wide advocates for wise, sustainable land-use.

Our Mission Statement

Citizens Planning Association (CPA) is a nonprofit grassroots organization that focuses on countywide land use issues. We advocate for the best standards of design and natural resource protection in order to maintain sustainable communities and protect the heritage of Santa Barbara County.

To further this mission we inform, educate, and engage with residents and decision makers; encourage citizen involvement; and serve as a watchdog for our priority objectives.

About Us

We are a nonprofit grassroots organization focusing on countywide land use issues.

We advocate for the best standards of design and natural resource protection in order to maintain sustainable communities and protect the heritage of Santa Barbara County.

Events

Monday Speaker Series

October 3, 2022 
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

First Monday with Supervisor Gregg Hart –  [Details]

Get Involved

As a grassroots organization, to be strong and effective we need membership involvement.

There are a variety of opportunities to help make a difference in our community through volunteering at CPA.

Latest Letter

County Housing Element Update
TO: Jessica Steele/Staff RE: County Housing Element Update Scoping Comments Dear Staff: CPA has written several letters to County Planning and BOS over the past year urging public information and outreach by County Planning, as the plan to site over 5000 units in the unincorporated County, over 4000...
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