August 29, 2020

To:  Board of Supervisors                Re:  Appeal of the Caltrans Culvert Project

August 29, 2020

Citizens Planning Association has been following environmental issues in Santa Barbara Cou...

August 1, 2020

August1 , 2020

TO:  SB County Planning Commission

RE:  Terracore Request for Time Extension

CPA has been monitoring the oil industry for more than 60 years in an effort to make sure the industry is safe and our environment is not compromised.  Today we urge the Planning C...

July 17, 2020

July 17, 2020

To:  Santa Barbara City Planning Commissioners

Re:  Storm water Permit Updates

CPA has been a voice for the protection of the environment for more than 60 years. The current storm water policies protect the City's creeks and the ocean from water pollution. W...

June 30, 2020

June 30, 2020

To:  Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors

Re: Applicant Appeal of the Carpinteria Valley Farms Helistop

Citizens Planning Association has supported community planning and environmental protection for more than sixty years. 

CPA urges the Board of Supervi...

June 29, 2020

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April 23, 2020

April 16, 2020

Dear Mr. Henry:

The non-profit Citizens Planning Association, representing residents from throughout Santa Barbara County, has supported sound land use policies on the Central Coast since 1960. We are writing to strongly oppose the U.S. Fish and Wildlife S...

April 23, 2020

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

To:  Santa Barbara Planning Commissioners

Re:  Herbal Angels

Citizens Planning Association was founded sixty years ago to make sure that our County created a process whereby residents would have every opportunity to provide input on planning matte...

March 2, 2020

The Citizens Planning Association will host a series of panel discussions on local land use planning and the expected impacts of climate change. Our fourth of several events will focus on the Santa Ynez Valley. Participants include Fire Chief Mark A. Hartwig, Santa Bar...

December 21, 2019

The Citizens Planning Association will host a series of panel discussions on local land use planning and the expected impacts of climate change. Our third of several events will focus on the city of Santa Barbara. Participants include Eric Nickel, Fire Chief, City of S...

December 4, 2019

December 3, 2019

To:  Board of Supervisors

Re:  Herbal Angels Cannabis Project, Cebada Canyon

For 60 years, Citizens Planning Association has promoted responsible land use planning and environmental protection throughout Santa Barbara County.  CPA has encouraged community...

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2019's Annual Meeting

was on Saturday, July 27 

at the 

  Pico Adobe, 920 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara.

we honored Bill Dillon and

Art and Sherry Hibbits!


2018 CPA Annual Meeting honored:

Barbara Massey

Noel  Langle 



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