Notice of Public Review and Request for Comments

Draft Federal Part 70 Permits for the Southern California Gas Company, La Goleta Stationary Source

The Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (District) has issued a draft federal Part 70 permit to the Southern California Gas Company for the La Goleta Stationary Source, located at 1171 More Ranch Road in Goleta.

This permitting action is a renewal of the federal Part 70 permit for the facility. The Part 70 permit regulates the storage and withdrawal of gas from the facility. Once issued by the District and the US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), the Part 70 permit will be valid for three years. The permit will be enforceable by the District, USEPA, and the public.

Copies of the permit application and the draft permit are available for review from April 23, 2024 to May 23, 2024 on the District website at: For more information or a copy of the permit, please contact William Sarraf at (805) 979-8312 or at [email protected].

Only the federally enforceable conditions in Sections 9.A, 9.B, and 9.C of the permit are subject to public review. Comments on these sections should be submitted, in writing, to the District at the address below (attn.: William Sarraf) by May 23, 2024.

Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District
260 North San Antonio Road, Suite A
Santa Barbara, CA 93110

Issues relevant to the Part 70 permit raised during the comment period will be addressed in writing by the District as part of the final permit issuance.

The District will consider scheduling a hearing for public comments on the draft permit, if a request is made in writing within two weeks of publication of this notice. To request a public hearing, please send correspondence to William Sarraf at the above address.

Note that the District has transitioned to electronic notices (“e-notices”) for Part 70 permitting actions. All notices will be posted prominently on the public notice section of the District’s public website for the duration of the public comment period. In addition, The District will maintain a mailing list of persons who request to be notified of the Part 70 permitting activity and shall distribute the notice to those persons. To subscribe to the District’s public notice e‑mail list, visit or e-mail Lyz Bantilan at [email protected].

Draft Permit