Williams Ranch Reservoir Minor Conditional Use Permit


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Santa Barbara County
Document Title
Williams Ranch Reservoir Minor Conditional Use Permit
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
commercial ag, AG-II-100 Zone district
Document Description
A request of Rodney Williams, owner, to consider case no. 17CUP-00000-00006 for approval of a minor CUP to allow for the construction of a 2.80-acre ag reservoir with a storage capacity of 18.4 acre ft, to be used for irrigation. Grading for the proposed project would consist of approx 64,000 cy of cut and 3,500 cy of fill. Excess material would be spread onsite. No tree or vegetation removal is being proposed. The reservoir would be supplied by an existing ag well located on the subject parcel through a 6" PVC inlet pipe located at the northwest end of the reservoir. The proposed 24" PVC outlet pipe and pump pad would be located directly west of the reservoir. Access to the site would be off of hwy 246 via an existing 18' wide paved driveway. The property is 247.02 acres identified as APN 099-230-027, zoned AG-II-100 with an AC Comprehensive plan designation. The project is located at 7630 W Hwy 246 in the Buellton area, Third supervisorial district.

Contact Information

Nereyda Montano
Agency Name
Santa Barbara County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Barbara
Cross Streets
Hwy 246
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Santa Rosa Creek

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
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 Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Development Types
Water Facilities (Type ag water storage)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Cultural Resources, Geology/Soils, Hydrology/Water Quality

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