Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Defensible Space Chipping – Las Canoas

Defensible Space Chipping for the Las Canoas chip area starts Monday, March 16th, for homeowners who are within the Wildland Fire Suppression Assessment District. If you are a resident of this chip area make sure to have your piles out by the date posted.




Please remember to review the instructions for chipping that are printed in the annual newsletter and on the vegetation chipping notice you should have received prior to our crews chipping in your area. These instructions are also available online by clicking the link below. If you have any questions about the annual chipping program or would like to schedule a Voluntary Defensible Space Inspection, please contact Chris Braden with the Santa Barbara City Fire Department at 564-5737.



Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Annual Defensible Space Chipping Scheduled to Begin in March

The annual Defensible Space Chipping program is scheduled to begin on March 2, 2015. Please review the scheduled chipping dates and make sure your cut material is placed in front of your home no later than the first day chipping is scheduled to begin in your area. Also, make sure that your cut vegetation is visible from the roadway and placed in front of your home no sooner than 2 weeks before chipping is scheduled to begin in your area. Crews will not make second passes through chipping area.

Chipping Area Start Date
Sheffield/Parma 3/2
Las Canoas 3/16
Sycamore Canyon/Las Alturas 3/30
West Mountain 4/13
San Roque/Ontare 4/27
Eucalyptus Hill 5/11
Coyote Rd./Westmont/Circle 5/26
Las Tunas 6/1
Lower Riviera 6/15

If you have any questions about annual Defensible Space Chipping Project or would like to schedule a Voluntary Defensible Space Inspection and you live within the Wildland Fire Suppression Assessment District, please contact Chris Braden with the City of Santa Barbara Fire Department at (805)564-5737.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Road Clearance Update



As we head into the winter season we are nearing the completion of our annual vegetation road clearance project. We have completed approximately 35 miles this year and have about 7 more to go.

The roads that we have left to finish are:

Sycamore Canyon
Stanwood
Tremonto Rd
Mission Ridge Rd
Ridge Ln
Mira Vista Ave
Paterna Rd
Lausen Rd
Dover Rd
Dover Hill Rd
Alameda Padre Serra (upper section)
Arguello Rd
Oramas Rd
California St
Grande Ave
Sierra St
Maple St
Cleveland Ave
Orena St
Emerson Ave
E Pedregosa St
Prospect Ave
Mountain Drive