Douglas Family Preserve Management Plan

4 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Santa Barbara
Document Title
Douglas Family Preserve Management Plan
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Recreation; Residential 3 and 5 units per acre, Proposed Park, Open Space, Creek Buffer, Vista, Bikeway, Recreation and Open Space, Beach, and Proposed Park; Single Residential, Coastal Overlay S-D-3, and Parks and Recreation
Document Description
Approval of a Management Plan for continued passive recreation and open space; its current condition with the addition of a caretaker residence, public toilet, minor trail improvements, and a plan to remove exotic invasive plant species on Douglas Family Preserve (DFP) and restore native habitat. A second project component would be to authorize off-leash dog use at DFP, Hale Park, and the Shoreline Beach Area.

Contact Information

Michael Berman
Agency Name
City of Santa Barbara
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara
Cross Streets
Borton Drive/ Cliff Drive/ Las Positas Road/El Rancho Road/Camino Viejo
Total Acres
Parcel #
047-140-001, 002, 003 and 005, and 015-050-002
State Highways
225/101/192, and 144
Arroyo Burro Creek, Mission Creek, La Mesa Creek, unnamed drainage at Hale

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire, California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways, 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 Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency
Development Types
Residential , Recreational ( Douglas Family Preserve Management Plan), Other (Management Plan for a park and authorization to allow off-leash)
Local Actions
Preserve Management Plan and Off-leash Dog Use
Project Issues
Coastal Zone, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hydrology/Water Quality, Public Services, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildlife

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 or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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