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    SEEKING APPLICANTS TO SERVE ON THE COUNTY OF SANTA BARBARA CITIZENS' INDEPENDENT REDISTRICTING COMMISSION - Residents of Santa Barbara County who are interested in and qualified to serve as a commissioner on the "You Draw the Lines"- County of Santa Barbara Citizens' Independent Redistricting Commission have until August 21, 2020 to apply. Read Press Release. Go to the Redistricting Commission web page.     

  • Santa Maria/Santa Barbara County Continuum Of Care to Launch 100-Day Challenge to Reduce Youth Homelessness - Read Press Release

  • "Camouflage House," a temporary public sculpture installation by internationally acclaimed artist and UCSB alumnus Tom Fruin, brings art outdoors to the community beginning June 30. The colorful kaleidoscopic pattern of welded steel, salvaged signage, and reclaimed acrylic scraps will debut at Arroyo Burro Beach County Park. Read more.

  • Public Invited to Participate in Community Meetings and Provide Feedback on Cannabis Business Licenses (Chapter 50) - The County of Santa Barbara is hosting six community meetings in July to receive feedback and answer questions about the amended Cannabis Business License (Chapter 50) regulating cannabis retail storefront licensing. The meeting schedule and information about how to participate and submit feedback is posted at cannabis.countyofsb.org/retail.sbc.

  • UPDATED June 23 - COUNTY OF SANTA BARBARA PROGRAMS AND SERVICES TEMPORARY CHANGES IN SERVICE DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC - County public counters are closed until further notice. However, most departments have online, mail, fax, phone and drop boxes for the public to continue accessing programs and services. Please read for details or visit the department websites that are each linked.

  • Looking to file an application to reduce your property tax assessment? The Assessment Appeals filing period is now open from Thursday, July 2, 2020 through Monday, November 30, 2020. Click here for more information on the Assessment Appeals process, mandatory filing fees, and to download the current form.

  • Reopening In Safe Environment (RISE)Santa Barbara County takes steps to safely reopen society and the economy with the release of Reopening In Safe Environment (RISE) Guide to support implementation of Gov. Newsom's resiliency roadmap for phased reopening. The RISE guide is available for public review and feedback at www.readysbc.org. Press Release En Espanol

  • Santa Barbara County is Stronger Together. Safely Apart. - During the COVID-19 pandemic, more than ever before, we need to care for one another and each do our part to keep our communities safe. Together, we've withstood numerous fires and the 1/9 debris flow. Yet, through it all we have shown the world that we are stronger together, safely apart. We are one county with one future. Watch the new video.

    El Condado de Santa Barbara es más fuerte juntos. Separados de forma segura. - Durante la pandemia de COVID-19, más que nunca, necesitamos cuidar de uno al otro y hacer nuestra parte para mantener a nuestras comunidades seguras.
    Juntos, hemos resistido numerosos incendios y el deslave de 1/9. Sin embargo, a pesar de todo hemos demostrado al mundo que somos más fuertes juntos, separados de forma segura. Somos un condado con un mismo futuro. Watch video.

  • Participation in Board of Supervisors Meetings Members of the public are highly encouraged to utilize the many resources provided by the Office of the Clerk of the Board to access information and communicate remotely. Members of the public may go to the Clerk of the Board Website for additional information, contact the Office of the Clerk of the Board at (805) 568-2240 or by email at: sbcob@countyofsb.org with any inquiries.