Montecito Community Fire Protection Plan

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Montecito Fire Protection District
Document Title
Montecito Community Fire Protection Plan
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Document Description
The MFPD is developing the Montecito Community Fire Protection Plan to reduce fuel loads and flammability in heavily vegetated areas by removing and selectively eliminating dead and decated vegetation over a five-year period. This will serve to reduce the amount of dead and decated vegetative fuels in selected fire hazard zones, including hazard reduction zones along roadsides. When clearing is not feasible vegetation would be modified to effect more favorable fire behavior conditions. In carring out the Plan, the MFPD has considered how vegetation control can be successfully accomplished while minimizing conflicts with important environmental resources.

Contact Information

James Langhorne
Agency Name
Montecito Fire Protection District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Barbara
Cross Streets
San Ysidro Road/Camino Viejo Road
State Highways
San Ysidro Creek

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
Development Types
Other (Fire Station)
Local Actions
Community Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Geology/Soils, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Public Services, Transportation, Vegetation, Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire, 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 Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Office of Emergency Services, California, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)

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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