Building Rules: How Local Controls Shape Community Environments and Economies

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Appendix B:
Chronologies of Growth Control

Santa Barbara Chronology

The City of Santa Barbara
1967 May:Harbor Expansion -- City voters turn down $1.5 million zbond
issue to expand the city harbor. Vote 11,310 to 5,036.
1971Citizens General Plan Goals Committee Report -- Goals are adopted as
part of the city's general plan recognizing that all major elements of
the community's economic base (pension and property income,
tourism, R&D) depend directly on maintaining and enhancing the
quality and character of Santa Barbara. The goals call for a study of
the impacts of growth.
1974Impacts of Growth Study -- A planning task force provides research for
community analysis and discussion of optimum population size. The
studies identify the ideal city size as 50,000-100,000, emphasizing that
there must be a balance between residential and nonresidential growth.
1974 November: Wilcox Property -- City residents vote 13,422 to 11,041 to
support city purchase of seventy -- acre Wilcox ocean bluff-top prop-
erty for open space or park to preclude the construction of eighty-
three homes on the site. Vote was advisory, and the city declines to
purchase the property.
1975Residential Downzoning -- The city amends the general plan and zon-
ing to reduce allowable densities in residential areas and to set a pop-
ulation goal of 85,000.
1977 March: 85,000 City Population Ceiling -- Voters endorse 85,000 limit
stated in the general plan; this passes with a vote of 11,734 to 7,110. A
second measure, requiring that changes to the general plan and zon-
ing ordinance be approved by the voters, passes with a vote of 10,950
to 7,330.
1979 March: City Park Lands -- City residents vote against disposing of cer-
tain city park lands.
1982Bullock's Department Store -- City residents defeat a measure that
would have permitted a Bullock's department store to replace several
existing local establishments on State Street.
1982 November: Living Within Our Resources -- City residents vote in favor
of a charter amendment (Measure K) that requires that the city's

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Tables and Illustrations ix
  • Acknowledgments xi
  • 1 - The Relevance of Regulation 1
  • Notes 21
  • 2 - Sites 23
  • Notes 50
  • 3 - Has Growth Been Stopped? Not Much 52
  • Notes 58
  • 4 - Power to Build: How Cities Grow Under Growth Control 59
  • Notes 76
  • 5 - Project Peddling: What Gets Approved and How 78
  • Notes 102
  • 6 - Indirect Effects: How Building Rules Make Growth Different 104
  • Notes 127
  • 7 - Building the Rules 129
  • Notes 147
  • Appendix A: - Measuring Growth Control Impacts 149
  • Notes to Appendix A 156
  • Appendix B: Chronologies of Growth Control 157
  • Appendix C - Commercial Valuation Data, 1970-1990 167
  • Appendix E: Case Study Details 171
  • Appendix F: Interview Schedule 183
  • Reference List 185
  • Index 201
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