Agricultural Buffer Ordinance


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Santa Barbara County
Document Title
Agricultural Buffer Ordinance
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration

Document Description
The Agricultural Buffer Ordinance applies to non-agricultural discretionary development and use applications which meet the following criteria: 1) The project is located within an Urban, Inner-Rural of Existing Developed Rural Neighborhood/Rural Neighborhood, or Industrial zone district in the Rural Area; and 2) The non-agricultural project is on a lot immediately adjacent to land in a Rural Area with agricultural zoning or immediately adjacent to land subject to a Williamson Act contract. Proposed agricultural buffer widths range between 100 ft and 400 ft.

Contact Information
Stephanie Stark
Santa Barbara County Planning and Dev. Dept.
Lead/Public Agency
123 E. Anapamu Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Phone : (805) 568-2048


Santa Barbara

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Agricultural Buffer Ordinance)
Local Action
Zoning Ordinance
Reviewing Agencies
California Coastal Commission (CCC) 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 Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB) California State Lands Commission (SLC) Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Water Resources Resources Agency California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)

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