Bar Z Tentative Parcel Map


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Santa Barbara County
Document Title
Bar Z Tentative Parcel Map
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Rural, Agriculture II, 100-acre minimum parcel size, AG-II-100, Land Use & Development Code
Document Description
Hearing on the request of David Swenk, agent for Bar Z Ranch, LLC, owner, to consider Case No. 10TPM-00000-0002/TPM 14, 7 [application field on March 5, 2010] for the approval of a Tentative Parcel Map in compliance with County Code Chapter 21 in A 100 zone district under the Land Use Development Code, to subdivide a parcel of approximately 305 acre gross/ 299.43 acres net (proposed Parcel 1) and 298.42 acres net (proposed Parcel 2). Proposed Parcel 2 would contain an existing, approximately 3,100 s.f. single family dwelling, 900 s.f. garage and 280 s.f. barn. No structures are located on proposed Parcel 1. Access to proposed Parcel 1 would continue to be provided via an existing private driveway accessed from Foxen Canyon Road. Access to proposed Parcel 1 will be provided by an existing access road, via an easement across proposed Parcel 2 in favor of proposed Parcel 1. Water services for proposed Parcel 2 would continue to be provided by the existing onsite private water well. Water for proposed Parcel 1 would be provided by the existing water well on proposed Parcel 2 via a multi-parcel water system and a 10-ft wide private easement across proposed Parcel 2 for the benefit of proposed Parcel 1. Sanitary services for proposed parcels contain applicant-proposed development exclusion areas consisting of the western portions of each lot. Both proposed parcels also contain an area along Foxen Canyon Road where non-agriculturally related development is prohibited. In addition, future development on both proposed parcels would be limited to areas of 20 percent or less slope. The proposed project does not include any grading or removal of trees or other vegetation.

Contact Information

Joyce Gerber
Agency Name
Santa Barbara County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Barbara
Cross Streets
Foxen Canyon Road/Hwy 154
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Hwy 154
Zaca Creek, Alamo Pintado Creek
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Los Olivos

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 Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency
Development Types
Other (Agricultural Land Division)
Local Actions
Land Division (Subdivision, etc.)
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Land Use/Planning, Noise

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