Dear (Santa Barbara County Board of) Supervisors: Citizens Planning Association, a volunteer organization created 63 years ago, promotes sound planning and sustainable communities throughout Santa Barbara County. Thank you for having this item on today’s agenda. During the HE Update process, CPA has submitted more than a half dozen public comments, starting with the SBCAG […]
TO: Santa Barbara County Planning Commission FROM: Citizens Planning Association RE: Item 1: Streamline Approval for Affordable Housing and Objective Design Standards Dear Commissioners: CPA was very recently made aware that this item is before you today. Our board members have not had adequate time to study, or evaluate impacts and implication for design guidelines
Santa Barbara Historic Landmarks Commission Dear Commissioners: Citizens Planning Association, a countywide, not for profit organization, has worked since 1960 to endorse and participate in the promotion of good urban planning. One of the core issues we promote is protection of our heritage and beauty. CPA has been actively studying proposals that come before your
Letter to the Santa Barbara City Architectural Board of Review August 22, 2022 Dear ABR members: Citizens Planning Association has worked in Santa Barbara County, with a base in Santa Barbara City, since 1960. As our Mission, “We advocate for the best standards of design and natural resource protection in order to maintain sustainable communities
Letter presented to the SB City Architectural Board of Review July 10, 2022 Citizens Planning Association appreciates the opportunity to comment on the proposal before you today. Several members have made a site visit to view the story poles and they have read the staff report. The following comments are a result of these studies.
6/20/2021 Letter to the City of Goleta Re: City Budget and Sales Tax Revenue Priorities: Creek and Watershed Protection and Restoration Dear Mayor Perotte and Councilmembers: The undersigned members of the Watershed Alliance support prioritization of the City’s watersheds and creeks as critically important community resources. Goleta’s creeks and watersheds recharge our aquifers, filter
Citizens Planning Association strongly urges the Board of Supervisors to deny the findings necessary to approve the revised development plan and Exxon Mobil’s request to transport crude oil via diesel-driven tanker trucks from Las Flores Canyon facility to terminals in Santa Maria [SMPS] and Plains Pentland in Kern County. We believe the necessary findings for