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New Support for Owners of Properties Damaged or Destroyed in Thomas Fire and 1/9 Debris Flow Announced

New Support for Owners of Properties Damaged or Destroyed in Thomas Fire and 1/9 Debris Flow Announced

American Institute of Architects in Santa Barbara (AIASB) to Provide Residents with Free Consultations on the Rebuilding Process and How to Get Started

A local collaboration between the County of Santa Barbara and the American Institute of Architects in Santa Barbara (AIASB) will offer free guidance for how to begin the rebuilding process to owners of properties that were damaged or destroyed in recent disasters.

Two local architectural firms and private philanthropists have made donations to cover the cost of experienced land use planners and/or architects who will provide property owners with free informal advice/technical assistance. Technical assistance consultants will be located at the Montecito Center for Preparedness, Recovery and Rebuilding beginning Monday, April 2. The Center is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Wednesday 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The Center is located at 1283 Coast Village Circle in Montecito and can be reached by phone at 805-845-7887.

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