CPA Letters

CPA Joins Coalitions against SB 9
Citizens Planning Association, since its founding in 1960, has supported good planning and historic preservation in Santa Barbara. Our mission statement says it well: “We advocate for the best standards...
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CPA Opposes Exxon Mobil's Oil Trucking Proposal
916 Anacapa Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101 September 27, 2021 To: Santa Barbara County Planning Commission Re: 9/29/21 ExxonMobil Interim Trucking for SYU Phased Restart hearing Citizens Planning Association...
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CPA Asks SBCAG to Justify High South Coast Housing Numbers in Face of High Fire Zoning
July 9, 2021 To: Santa Barbara County Association of Governments (SBCAG) RE: July 15, 2021 Regional Housing Needs Allocation [RHNA] Public Hearing and Adoption Dear Chair Sierra and Honorable SBCAG Board...
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CPA Calls for Story Poles and Transparency for City Projects
June 21, 2021 RE: 825 de la Vina Street appeal: need for transparency Dear Mayor Murillo and Councilmembers: Citizens Planning Association is in its 6th decade of participating in Santa Barbara city and...
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SB 9 Doesn't Give Our Community Affordable Housing. Please Oppose
916 Anacapa Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101 June 4, 2021 Re: CPA Position on SB 9 Citizens Planning Association, since its founding in 1960, has supported good planning and historic preservation in Santa...
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City Paseos Are Not Garbage Collection Sites
To: Historic Landmarks Commission From: Citizens Planning Association Re: Conditions of Current Paseos August 30, 2021 Dear City Historic Landmarks Commissioners: It has come to the attention of Citizens...
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CPA Lists Concerns for the Neighborhoods Project in Orcutt
February 6, 2021 To: SB County Planning Commission Re: The Neighborhoods at Willow Creek and Hidden Canyon. For more than sixty years, CPA has promoted sound planning practices. CPA strongly encouraged...
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CPA Comments on Caltrans Culvert Project on the Gaviota Coast
Re: Appeal of the Caltrans Culvert Project August 29,2020 Citizens Planning Association has been following environmental issues in Santa Barbara County for more than 60 years. CPA members participated...
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CPA Comments on Goleta Stormwater Project
February 8, 2021 To: Goleta City Council Re: Stormwater Dear Mayor and City Council Members: Citizens Planning Association has been advocating for environmental sustainability in Santa Barbara County for...
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CPA Questions Transparency for Bike Stations Review
January 24, 2021 To: Santa Barbara City Council via Clerk@SantaBarbaraCA.gov RE: City Council Agenda, January 27, Item #15, Appeal of the Planning Commission’s Approval of a Coastal Development Permit...
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CPA Voices Concern for Traffic from Turnpike Drive Thru
January 11, 2021 To: Santa Barbara County Planning Commission Re: Appeal of the Amity Development Proposal Dear Planning Commissioners, The Board of Directors of Citizens Planning Association has been...
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CPA Comments on HLC Plans for DelaGuerra Plaza
HLCSecretary@SantaBarbaraCA.gov February17. 2021 To the Historic Landmarks Commission: Citizens Planning Association has been active for more than 60 years, working to protect Santa Barbara. We have followed...
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CPA's Zoom Speaker Series: AIASB 2020 Design Charrette & Survey
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CPA Wants Mitigations for Gaviota Caltrans Project
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 County for more than 60 years....
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CPA Supports Time Line for Terracore; No Extensions Necessary
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...
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CPA Supports SB City's Clean Water Policies
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...
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