Santa Barbara Community Wildfire Protection Plan

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Santa Barbara, City of (City of Santa Barbara)
Document Title
Santa Barbara Community Wildfire Protection Plan
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Project Applicant
City of Santa Barbara, Public Safety - Fire
Present Land Use

Document Description
The City of Santa Barbara Fire Department (SBFD) is proposing to implement a comprehensive, coordinated Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) to protect lives, property, and natural resources threatened by wildland fire. The proposed CWPP updates the City's 2004 Wildland Fire Plan consistent with the federal Healthy Forests Restoration Act passed in 2003 and subsequent guidance booklet Preparing a Community Wildfire Protection Plan; A Handbook for Wildland-Urban Interface Communities, "issued in 2004, accounting for changes in the City of Santa Barbara's (City's) fire environment and work completed under that 2004 Wildland Fire Plan. The proposed CWPP includes various goals, policies, and actions that represent a compilation of existing and newly proposed policies and actions related to codes and standards, funding, fire rehabilitation, evacuation, fire protection, vegetation/fuels management, and public education.

Contact Information
Amber Anderson
City of Santa Barbara, Public Safety - Fire
925 Chapala Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Phone : (805) 564-5720


Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara
Cross Streets
Citywide excluding Airport Property
State Highways
101, 154, 192
Santa Barbara

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Local Action
Other Action
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Coastal Zone Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Greenhouse Gas Emissions Housing Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Septic System Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Tribal Cultural Resources Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board California Coastal Commission California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways California Department of Transportation, District 5 California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics California Department of Water Resources California Energy Commission California Governor's Office of Emergency Services California Highway Patrol California Natural Resources Agency California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 California State Lands Commission Department of Corrections Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality California Native American Heritage Commission


Environmental Document
CWPP Initial Study_July 2020_Public Draft   PDF 26149 K CWPP PEIR NOP_July 2020   PDF 494 K
CWPP_NOC-Environmental Transmittal_July 2020   PDF 481 K
State Comments
2020070069_NAHC Comment   PDF 297 K

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