Lawsuit filed to stop Santa Barbara project
The plaintiffs are Surfrider Foundation et al, the project would allow development of 71 homes of approximately 7,500 to 10,000 square feet each, plus accessory structures. One of the bases for the lawsuit is the contention that the County's approval of the project violates the Coastal Act. Read more here.
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