City of Buellton Urban Growth Boundaries, Measures E and F (November 2008)

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Two Urban Growth Boundary ballot measures appeared on the November 4, 2008 ballot in Santa Barbara County for voters in Buellton, California.

Measure E, a citizen-initiated measure, was approved with 68.58% of the vote.

Meausure F, a measure placed on the ballot by the city council, was defeated with 23.35% of the vote.

Logo of "Yes on E" campaign

608 signatures to qualify Measure E for the city's ballot were turned in to city election officials on May 2, 2008.[1] The signatures were checked by Santa Barbara County clerks.

"Buellton Is Our Town" is the group behind Measure E. Containing urban sprawl is their primary goal.

Under the terms of the successful Measure E:

  • Voter approval is required for expansion outside the city limits or to develop sewer or water services outside the existing city limits.
  • The initiative amends the city's current General Plan.
  • The initiative will be in effect until December 31, 2025.

See also

External links


  1. Lompoc Record, Initiative backers turn in petitions, May 4, 2008