SoCal Chick-fil-A could be declared a ‘public nuisance’

Santa Barbara is on the verge of declaring its Chick-fil-A location on State Street a "public nuisance."

City officials say the long lines of cars outside the fast-food restaurant are jamming up the streets for as long as an hour and a half on weekdays and two and a half hours on weekends.

For now, it is the only Chick-fil-A location in the immediate area and is located roughly halfway between Santa Barbara City College and UC Santa Barbara. 

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The Santa Barbara City Council has given the eatery 90 days to present traffic solutions before a vote is taken to designate the site as a "public nuisance." 

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