for wise, sustainable land-use. 



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.


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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.

Climate Planning Forums

CPA has been holding a series of panel discussions throughout Santa Barbara County with the theme being Long Range Planning

in an Era of Climate Change.

The first of such panel discussions was held at the Goleta Public Library, 


Speaker Series

Please check here for future  presentations; the  series has been paused while the Hill-Carrillo Adobe was undergoing renovation, followed by city/county COVID-19 closings.

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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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