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  • Welcome to the new County of Santa Barbara website.  We've updated our site to be much more mobile-friendly, improve our search, and a host of other improvements.  We will gradually upgrade all County Departments to this new improved look. Read more about our changes, and send us your feedback. Thanks for visiting!

  • Please note that County of Santa Barbara business offices will be closed on Thursday, November 27th and Friday, November 28th in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

  • The 2014-15 edition of the Recycling Resource Guide for Santa Barbara County is now available in hard copy and on the County's recycling website, To obtain a hard copy, please contact the Resource Recovery & Waste Management Division of the Public Works Department at 882-3600.

  • NOTICE: A Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the County of Santa Barbara Human Services Programs totaling over $1 million in general and federal funding was released on November 17, 2014. Applications and other information are available on the Housing and Community Development and the County Human Services Commission websites.

  • The County Water Agency is undertaking a study of local water supply options available now and into the future. Visit the water supply report website to learn more and to submit a water supply suggestions form.

  • The Assessment Appeals filing period is open from July 2, 2014 through December 1, 2014.  Click here for more information on the Assessment Appeals process, mandatory filing fees, and to download the current form.