Agricultural Enterprise Ordinance Amendments


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Santa Barbara County
Document Title
Agricultural Enterprise Ordinance Amendments
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
All Agricultural-II (AG-II) and Winery Tasting Room on Agricultural-I (AG-I)
Document Description
The proposed project would amend the County's Land Use and Development Code and Coastal Zoning Ordinance to allow a variety of small-scale uses that would be incidental to and compatible with traditional agriculture uses on lands zoned AG-II in the unincorporated areas of Santa Barbara County, including the coastal zone, but excluding Montecito and land under the jurisdiction of incorporated cities, the federal government, and the UC Santa Barbara. In addition, incidental food service would also be considered for winery tasting rooms on lands zoned AG-I.

Contact Information

Julie Harris
Agency Name
County of Santa Barbara
Job Title
Senior Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Barbara
Countywide, Southern California, Unincorporated
Cross Streets
State Highways
101, 1, 126, 154, 166

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
Development Types
Other (Agricultural)
Local Actions
Zoning Ordinance Amendment
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Coastal Zone, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Public Services, Recreation, Transportation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 (CDFW), 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 Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), 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, Division of Water Quality, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)


Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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