Elias Isaacson – Santa Barbara City Community Development Director


April 4, 2022    
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Elias Isaacson will discuss City policies & answer your questions!

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Elias Isaacson is the Community Development Director Planning and Land Use Director for the City of Santa Barbara, CA. He is a member of the AIA, and is also an AICP Certified Planner and an ICC Certified Building Official.Before joining the City of Santa Barbara, Elias was the Planning and Land Use Director for the City of Santa Fe, NM. Elias spent two years as Planning and Land Use Director and Interim City Manager for the City of Espanola. During this time, he led a city-wide effort to draft and adopt a new Comprehensive Plan for the City. The Plan, “Espanola: Beyond Boundaries”, received the 2018 NM APA Award for Excellence in Comprehensive Planning. Elias has extensive experience working with property owners and design professionals, and has completed multiple independent planning and development projects for clients in both the US and abroad.Elias is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin (BA in Geography), and the University of Pennsylvania (Master of City Planning and Master Certificate in Urban Design and Development). Elias studied architecture at the University of New Mexico, where he earned his Master of Architecture degree in 2012.