New Santa Barbara Criminal Courthouse


SCH Number
Public Agency
Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC)
Document Title
New Santa Barbara Criminal Courthouse
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The proposed project includes the construction of a new Santa Barbara Criminal Courthouse and related parking for the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Barbara (Superior Court). Te proposed courthouse will be approximately 98,000 building gross square feet (BGSF) and will include eight courtrooms and space to support courthouse operations. Secure parking, a sally port and in-custody holding will be located on the basement level. Other parking facilities include parking and a parking structure.

Contact Information

Laura Sainz
Agency Name
Administrative Office of the Courts
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15302, Class 2
Reasons for Exemption
Replacement of existing structures and facilities where the new structure will be located on the same site as the structure replaced and will have substantially the same purpose and capacity as the structures replaced.

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