Join the County of Santa Barbara in the upcoming workshops during the month of November. Learn about the County’s housing element process and discuss solutions to local housing challenges.
The workshops will be free and open to the public. You may attend either in person or remotely through Zoom. Spanish language interpretation will be available both in person and on Zoom.
North County Housing Element Workshop
When: Wednesday, November 16, 2022, beginning at 6:00 PM
Where: Santa Barbara County Board Hearing Room, Betteravia Center
511 Lakeside Pkwy Santa Maria, CA 93455
Register here: North County of Santa Barbara Housing Element Workshop Tickets, Wed, Nov 16, 2022 at 6:00 PM | Eventbrite
South Coast Housing Element Workshop
When: Thursday, November 17, 2022, beginning at 6:00 PM
Where: Santa Barbara County Planning Commission Hearing Room
123 E Anapamu St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Register here: South Coast Housing Element Workshop Tickets, Thu, Nov 17, 2022 at 6:00 PM | Eventbrite
During these in-person and online sessions, you will learn about the process of updating the Housing Element, the work completed to date, and important information related to regional housing needs within the unincorporated areas of the County. The workshops will also include a facilitated discussion where you can share your ideas about opportunities to inform policies and strategies related to housing.
The workshop on Wednesday, November 16th, will be held in Santa Maria and will also discuss potential housing opportunity sites in North County unincorporated communities (Orcutt, Mission Hills, Santa Ynez, and New Cuyama).
The workshop on Wednesday, November 17th, will be held in Santa Barbara and will discuss potential housing opportunity sites in South Coast unincorporated communities (Goleta Valley and Carpinteria Valley).
Please check the Housing Element webpage for updates.