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

February 7, 2022 
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

First Monday Speaker Series [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

CPA Joins Coalitions against SB 9
Citizens Planning Association, since its founding in 1960, has supported good planning and historic preservation in Santa Barbara. Our mission statement says it well: “We advocate for the best standards of design and natural resource protection in order to maintain a sustainable community.” The CPA Board...
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