Rice Ranch Specific Plan

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District
Document Title
Rice Ranch Specific Plan
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Comprehensive Plan Designation/Planned Development/Agriculture/Planned Residential Development/Residential/Vacant/oil fields
Document Description
The project proposes 725 residential units on 496 lots that range in size from 0.11 acre to 1.7 acres, nine open space lots, four neighborhood parks and one 26-acre community park. The project also includes two school lots totaling 12 acres, and one 39.92-acre lot used for oil and gas production. The northerly 586 acres of the proposed project is Key Site 12 of the Orcutt Community Plan (OCP). The OCP designated Key Site 12 as "Planned Development" with a base number of allowed residential units of 725. The site could develop an additional 100 residential units subject to transfer of development credits from other OCP Key Sites.

Contact Information

John Zorovich
Agency Name
County of Santa Barbara
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Barbara
Cross Streets
Located south Stubblefield Road and Rice Ranch Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
101-010-013, 101-020-004,105-140-016
State Highways
Pine Grove Elementary
Other Location Info

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Residential (Units 725, Acres 626)
Local Actions
Specific Plan, Use Permit, Land Division (Subdivision, etc.)
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Housing and Community Development, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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