Santa Barbara County Reliability Project

8 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)
Document Title
Santa Barbara County Reliability Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Multiple: Open Space / Agriculture / Existing Community
Document Description
Major components of the SBCRP include the following: - Reconstruction of existing 66 kilovolt subtransmission facilities primarily within existing utility rights-of-way (ROW) between the existing Santa Clara Substation in Ventura County and the existing Carpinteria Substation in Santa Barbara County (Segments 4 and 3B); - Installation of marker balls on overhead wire; - Modification of subtransmission and substation equipment within the existing Carpinteria Substation, Casitas Substation, and Santa Clara Substation; - Replacement of line protection relays within existing substation equipment rooms or cabinets at Getty Substation, Goleta Substation, Ortega Substation, and Santa Barbara Substation; - Installation of telecommunications facilities along Segments 1, 2, and 4 and at Carpinteria Substation, Casitas Substation, Santa Clara Substation, and Ventura Substation; - Installation of fault return conductor on subtransmission structures along Segment 3A; - Removal of subtransmission infrastructure foundation in Segments 1 and 2;

Contact Information

Lon Payne
Agency Name
California Public Utilities Commission
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Carpinteria, Santa Barbara, Ventura
Santa Barbara, Ventura
Cross Streets
Santa Clara Substation, Foothill Rd. northwest to Carpinteria Substation (approx. 36 miles)
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
SR 33, 118, 126, 150, 192
Carpinteria HS, Canaline
Franklin Creek, Casitas Creek, Canada Larga
Other Location Info

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State 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 Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT), California Energy Commission, California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region 4 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency
Development Types
Power:Electric Transmission Lines (Megawatts 66 kv)
Local Actions
Coastal Permit, PTC (CPUC)
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Coastal Zone, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire

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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