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Forum for City Council 4th District Candidates

The Forum is scheduled for Tuesday, October 10th from 7 PM to 8:30 PM at theFirst Methodist Church at the corner of Garden and Anapamu Streets in the main church sanctuary.  There will be parking available in the church’s parking lot off of Anapamu Street. The three candidates for City Council from our district, the Fourth District, are all scheduled to attend. They will […]

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 […]