Finding Aid for the City of Santa Barbara Community Development Department records, circa 1925-1975 0000173

Finding aid prepared by Chris Marino
Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
Arts Building Room 1434
University of California
Santa Barbara, California, 93106-7130
805-893-2724
adc@museum.ucsb.edu


Title: City of Santa Barbara Community Development Department records
Identifier/Call Number: 0000173
Contributing Institution: Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 9.0 Linear feet (1 record storage box, 1 box of rolls, 1 flat file drawer, 2 models)
Date (inclusive): circa 1925-1975
creator: Santa Barbara (Calif.) Community Development Dept..

Access

Partially processeed collection, open for use by qualified researchers.

Custodial History note

Gift of the Santa Barbara Community Development Department, 2001.

Preferred Citation note

City of Santa Barbara Community Development Department records, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

Biographical/Historical note

The City of Santa Barbara Community Development Department is responsible for planning, zoning, building and safety, planning, design review, and historic preservation for the City of Santa Barbara. The department is divided into three branches: the Building & Safety Division; the Administration, Housing & Human Services Division; and the Planning Division. Its mission is to “assist the public in managing the development of the community in order to protect and preserve the quality of life, promote a sound economic base and appropriate design, and ensure safe construction, all in balanced with the constraints of the City’s environment and resources”.

Scope and Content note

The city of Santa Barbara Community Development Department records span 9 linear feet and date from circa 1925 to 1975. The collection is composed of selected architectural drawings of city plans and landscape designs, as well as, presentation drawings, maps of Santa Barbara, an environmental impact report on downtown cumulative traffic dated 1982, and small zoning maps.

Related Archival Materials note

ADC Study collection, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Santa Barbara (Calif.) Community Development Dept..
Architectural drawings
Architectural models
Presentation drawings (proposals)
Reprographic copies