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Mark VonTillow
Inspector II/Wildland Specialist
805-564-5720
MVontillow@SantaBarbaraCA.gov

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Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP)

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On February 9, 2021 Santa Barbara City Council unanimously adopted the 2021 Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) and certified the program Environmental Impact Report.

The CWPP provides a framework for mitigating wildland fire impacts throughout the City. This recent update was made possible through CAL FIRE Fire Prevention Grant funding and updates the City's 2004 Wildland Fire Plan.

Final Community Wildfire Protection Plan Document:

Final Program Environmental Impact Report (PEIR):

Final PEIR Appendices:

 

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Maps

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Interactive Fire Hazard Mapping Tool

Identify if your property is located within the High Fire Hazard Area.

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2021 High Fire Hazard Area

Map showing High Fire Hazard Area changes within the City of Santa Barbara as adopted by City Council, Feb 2021.

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2021 Vegetative Management Units

Map showing Vegetation Management Unit changes within the City of Santa Barbara for the 2021 CWPP update as adopted by City Council, Feb 2021 .

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Wildland Fire Suppression Assessment District

Map illustrating the location and extent of the Wildland Fire Suppression Assessment District (established in 2006).


Base Maps

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Terrain Map

Map showing the elevation changes and topography within the City of Santa Barbara.

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Structure Density Map

Map displaying the density of structures within the City of Santa Barbara.

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Fire History

Map displaying the history of wildfires in and around the City of Santa Barbara.

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Fire Ignition Map

Map displaying the history of fire ignitions in and around the City of Santa Barbara (2004-2020)

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CWPP Fire Behavior Modeling Results

Map illustrating potential flame length within the City of Santa Barbara based on the results of Fire Behavior Modeling conducted for the 2021 CWPP update.