Hollister Ranch Coastal Access Program

1 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
California State Coastal Conservancy (SCC)
Document Title
Hollister Ranch Coastal Access Program
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Preparation of environmental review documents, a cultural and tribal resource survey, and a property appraisal for the Hollister Ranch Coastal Access Program (HRCAP), in Santa Barbara County. The HRCAP would provide public access to 8.5 miles of public beach along the Hollister Ranch coastline just west of Gaviota State Park. The program anticipates both pedestrian and vehicular access and includes a variety of management actions to reduce potential impacts of the access program

Contact Information

Trish Chapman
Agency Name
State Coastal Conservancy
Job Title
Central Coast Program Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Barbara
Southern California
Other Location Info
Hollister Ranch west of Gaviota State Park on the Gaviota Coast in Santa Barbara County.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The project only involves feasibility or planning studies for possible future actions which the agency, board, or commission has not approved, adopted, or funded. Planning carried out as part of this project will consider environmental factors as required by section 15262.

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Preparation of the planning documents will require basic data collection, research, experimental management, and resource evaluation activities which will not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource.
County Clerk
Santa Barbara
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