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County of Santa Barbara Board of Supervisors NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Cannabis Land Use Ordinances Amendments June 2, 2020 Board Hearing Room Fourth Floor 105 East Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara Hearing begins at 9:00 A.M. On June 2, 2020, the County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing to consider County Planning Commissionrecommended ordinances to amend the County Land Use and Development Code (LUDC) and the Article II Coastal Zoning Ordinance (Article II), to implement new development standards and permit requirements regarding certain commercial cannabis activities. , At the June 2, 2020, hearing, the Board of Supervisors will consider taking the following actions regarding the project: a) LUDC Amendment (Case No. 19ORD-00000-00009): i) Make the required findings for approval, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; ii) After considering the Final Program Environmental Impact Report (EIR) adopted for the Cannabis Land Use Ordinance and Licensing Program (17EIR-00000-00003), determine that as reflected in the CEQA findings, no subsequent environmental document shall be prepared for this project pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15162; and adoption of the LUDC Amendment (Case No. 19ORD-00000-00009) is within the scope of the program approved earlier, and the Final Program EIR adopted for the Cannabis Land Use Ordinance and Licensing Program (17EIR-00000-00003) adequately describes the activity for the purposes of CEQA pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15168(c)(2); and iii) Adopt the ordinance (Case No. 19ORD-00000-00009) to amend the LUDC. b) Article II Amendment (Case No. 19ORD-00000-00011): i) Make the required findings for approval, including CEQA findings; ii) Pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15265, find that the preparation, approval, and certification of a Local Coastal Program Amendment (LCPA) is exempt from the requirements of CEQA because the California Coastal Commission’s (Coastal Commission’s) review and approval process has been certified by the Secretary of Resources as being the functional equivalent of the environmental review process required by CEQA (Public Resources Code Sections 21080.5 and 21080.9); iii) Adopt the ordinance (Case No. 19ORD-00000-00011) to amend Article II; iv) Adopt a resolution authorizing submittal of the Cannabis Ordinance Amendment to the Coastal Commission for certification as an amendment to the Santa Barbara County Local Coastal Program; and v) c) Direct the Planning and Development Department to transmit the adopted resolution to the Executive Director of the Coastal Commission. Provide direction to staff regarding any other amendments to the County’s cannabis regulations, which the Board of Supervisors would like to consider in the future. Please see the posted agenda and staff report available under the hearing date. on the Thursday prior to the meetings at The Board of Supervisors meeting begins at 9:00 a.m. The order of items listed on the agenda is subject to change by the Board. Anyone interested in this matter is invited to appear and speak on the project. Based on guidance from the California Department of Public Health and the California Governor's Stay at Home Executive Order N-33-20 issued on March 19, 2020, to protect the health and well-being of all Californians and to establish consistency across the state in order to slow the spread of COVID-19, the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors meetings will no longer provide in-person participation. The following alternative methods of participation are available to the public: 1. You may observe the live stream of the Board of Supervisors meetings in the following ways:    Televised on local cable channel 20; Online at: ; and YouTube at: 2. If you wish to make a general public comment or to comment on a specific agenda item, the following methods are available:    Distribution to the Board of Supervisors - Submit your comment via email prior to 5 p.m.. on the Monday prior to the Board meeting. Please submit your comment to the Clerk of the Board at: . Your comment will be placed into the record and distributed appropriately. Read into the record at the meeting - Submit your comment via email prior to the close of an agenda item, limited to 250 words or less, to the Clerk of the Board at: Please state in your email that you would like this "read into the record." Every effort will be made to read your comment into the record, but some comments may not be read due to time limitations. Comments timely received on an agenda item will be placed into the record and distributed accordingly. By phone - If you would like to make a comment by phone, please call (805) 568-2240 and state your name, your phone number and which item you would like to speak on and the clerk will call you at the appropriate time. Please make every effort to be available and mute all streaming devices once it is your turn to speak. For additional information, please contact Dan Klemann, the project planner, at: Email: | Tel: 805-568-2072 If you challenge the project in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence to the Board of Supervisors prior to the public hearing. Attendance and participation by the public is invited and encouraged. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this hearing, please contact the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors by 4:00 p.m. on Friday before the Board meeting at (805) 568-2240.