To help meet forecasted North County population growth, which compounds the current housing crisis in our region, Solstra Communities California, LLC. (Solstra) is asking Santa Barbara County to initiate a Comprehensive Plan Amendment to study creating a new North County community on land currently used for oil and gas production.

If the County agrees to begin a Comprehensive Plan Amendment process for the “Solomon Hills Proposal,” located on currently active oil and gas property south of the Santa Maria Valley, it will enable a detailed study of the proposal and provide the foundation for further countywide discussion about:

Solstra believes that repurposing and revitalizing this land, used for oil and gas production for more than a century, presents a unique opportunity to create a holistic framework for a balanced, sustainable, and healthy community-based lifestyle for North County residents.