Wildland Fire Mitigation

Protect lives, property and natural resources threatened by wildland firethrough analysis, defensible space, evacuation planning, education, enforcement, and fuel modification activities.

PROGRAM ACTIVITIES

Manage and implement the City of Santa Barbara Wildland Fire Plan Community Wildfire Protection Plan strategies.


Manage the City of Santa Barbara Wildland Fire Suppression Assessment District Program.


Maintain accuracy of fire-related Geographic Information System (GIS) map layers.


Engage property owners and residents in wildland fire safety and preparedness.


Influence defensible space through landscape development standards and code enforcement.

PROJECT OBJECTIVES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2023

Acquire and utilize grant funding through the California Coastal Conservancy to increase wildland fire resilience.


Improve capacity and pace of vegetation management program both in and out of the wildland assessment district.


Begin studies and analysis of expanding the current wildfire benefit assessment district to include coastal high fire hazard areas.

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MEASURABLE OBJECTIVES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2023

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