General Services Department

Welcome to the County of Santa Barbara's General Services web page.  Our Department provides support services to other County Departments.  These services include:

  • Capital Improvements
  • Communications
  • Facility Management (including Energy Management)
  • Financial Services
  • Information & Communications Technology
  • Purchasing, Mail Service & Surplus Property
  • Real Estate Services
  • Vehicle Operations


Our Mission is to provide a full range of services, guidance and expertise that enable County government to deliver public services effectively.

Our Vision is to be the trusted partner for exceptional service and innovative business solutions. 

As public employees and representatives of the County of Santa Barbara, we value Integrity, Respect for our Customers and Each Other, a Strong Work Ethic and a Safe Environment.  Our guiding principles clarify how our organization intends to interact with internal and external stakeholders, its roles and responsibilities, rules of engagement and approach to decision making.

Matt Pontes

Director of General Services
Janette Pell

General Services
105 East Anapamu Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: (805) 568-2625
Contact via email