Arctic Cold Agricultural Processor and Freezer Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Santa Barbara County
Document Title
Arctic Cold Agricultural Processor and Freezer Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use
Agriculture: mix of row crops, livestock grazing, and an existing vegetable cooling plant.

Document Description
The proposed project involves a Conditional Use Permit and Development Plan to allow development of a 449,248 square-foot (sf) gross floor area agricultural processor and freezer facility on a 40-acre project site located in the northeastern portion of the subject property. Other components of the project include dry storage/warehousing space, administrative offices, shipping and receiving docks, maintenance and mechanical areas, trash and recycling areas, and parking.

Contact Information
Holly Owen
County of Santa Barbara, Planning and Development
Lead/Public Agency
624 W. Foster Road Suite C
Santa Maria, CA 93455

Phone : (805) 934-6297

AFP, LLC; Great 1031, LLC
Project Applicant


Santa Barbara
Southern California Unincorporated
Cross Streets
East Betteravia and Rosemary Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
128-097-001, 128-097-002
State Highways
US Highway 101, 135

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Agriculture (Agricultural processor and freezer facility)
Local Action
Site Plan Use Permit Development Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Biological Resources 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 Sewer Capacity Solid Waste Transportation Vegetation Wetland/Riparian Wildfire
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW) California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT) California Department of Water Resources (DWR) California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES) California Highway Patrol (CHP) California Natural Resources Agency California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB) Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Department of Conservation (DOC)


Environmental Document
C__Users_dvillalo   PDF 577 K C__Users_dvillalo   PDF 1249 K C__Users_dvillalo   PDF 218 K
C__Users_dvillalo   PDF 229 K
State Comments
2020100453_Conservation Comment   PDF 2640 K 2020100453_NAHC Comment   PDF 334 K

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