Islamic Center of Santa Barbara


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Goleta
Document Title
Islamic Center of Santa Barbara
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Vacant; Zoning: CH; GPD: I-OI
Document Description
A Rezone of the property from C-H to Professional and Institutional (PI), to be consistent with the property's General Plan Land Use Designation (I-OI); A Development Plan (DP) to construct a new 6,183-s.f. two-story mosque and a 2,230-s.f. mechanical basement for the Islamic Center of Santa Barbara and to provide project-specific development standards; with requested modification to waive the requirement for a landscape strip or fence along a portion of the northwest, north and northeast (diagonal) property lines, to allow parking within the front and side yard setbacks, and if necessary, a modification to reduce the number of onsite parking spaces to extend the length of the site's driveway throats; and a Minor Conditional Use Permit to allow a 1,389-s.f. residence for the Islamic Center's Imam.

Contact Information

Scott Kolwitz
Agency Name
City of Goleta
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Barbara
Cross Streets
Northeast corner of Los Carneros and Calle Real
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Hwy 101
Santa Barbara Municipal
Goleta Union SD; UCSB
Los Carneros & San Pedro Creeks, Lake Los Carneros

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State 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 Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency
Development Types
Residential (Units 1, Acres .497), Other (6,183 s.f. mosque)
Local Actions
Site Plan, Rezone, Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian

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