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Letter from the Riviera Association’s New President: Bill Tully

January 2018 To Members of the Riviera Association and Neighbors Dear Friends, Santa Barbara has been through a very trying time, and our hearts and prayers are with those who have suffered and lost during the Thomas Fire and the Montecito mudslides.Our own neighborhood largely escaped the worst, but we are citizens of the whole […]

ADU discussion with Senator Bob Wieckowski in Santa Barbara at New Vic

Please note due to the popularity of the event the location has been changed from the Gebhard Room to the New Vic in order to accomodate everyone who wants to come! Senate Bill No. 1069 came into effect on January 1, 2017 and provides for the creation of accessory dwelling units (ADUs) in single-family and multifamily […]

Letter from Geoge Buell, City Planning Director, re: ADUs

For your information: As you are likely aware, at this time City staff is following state law with respect to ADUs.  However, we have just entered into a contract with a firm that will be helping craft a local ordinance that provides a better suited ADU regulatory structure to Santa Barbara.  The state law under […]