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.

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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

CPA Supports Stronger Voice for SB City Historic Landmark Commisson on the State Street Advisory Committee
Since its founding in 1960, CPA has advocated for the best standards of design and we work to protect the heritage of SB County. Also in 1960, the El Pueblo Viejo was established. The Historic Landmarks Commission was also formed in 1960 to ensure the EPV would be protected through ‘careful City planning...
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