for wise, sustainable land-use. 



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We are 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.

CPA's 1st Monday ZOOM Speakers Series
Monday noon: 3/1/21
Jeff LIndgren, Superintendent of SB County Parks and Jill Zachary, Director of SB City Parks & Recreation
TOPICS: parks, masterplans, etc. 

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Monday Noon, 2/1
Laura Bridley, Planning Commissioner, 2nd District, County of Santa Barbara

Monday, January 4, Brad Hess, Principal Project Manager for the City of Santa Barbara, spoke about the de la Guerra Plaza "revitalization project". ​

Monday, noon, 12/7: Sheila Lodge talked about her new book, Santa Barbara: An Uncommonplace American Town.

AIASB 2020: Design Charrette & Survey

Speaker: Detlev Peikert, AIA

Took place on Monday, 10/5


Climate Planning Forums​

CPA held four panel discussions throughout Santa Barbara County with the theme of "Long Range Planning in an Era of Climate Change".

The first of such panel discussions was held at the Goleta Public Library; the two subsequent ones planned were cancelled because of Covid-19.

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CPA is a registered 501c3 (h election) non-profit organization. All membership dues and donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.


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