COVID-19 Daily Status Reports

News & Announcements

  • Especially if you live or work in the Community Plan Areas of Isla Vista, Orcutt, Eastern Goleta Valley, Santa Ynez Valley, Summerland/Toro Canyon or Los Alamos, take the neighborhood compatibility survey seeking feedback for the cannabis business license (chapter 50) regulating retail storefront licensing. Survey link & more info at

  • Hear from County Public Health Experts: Learn the importance of wearing a mask and how to assess behaviors that may be riskier than others for contracting COVID-19. Read More

  • Candidate filing closes this Friday, August 7, 2020 for incumbents and individuals who would like to serve on a school or special district board. READ MORE

  • Protect. Respect. Wear Your Mask. Share your support for wearing a mask & keep #SantaBarbaraCounty healthy & safe Use Facebook Frames at to create your own image & tag #ProtectRespectSBC to share this important message with our community. Watch Video.
    Protéjase. Respete. Use su mascarilla. ¡Comparta su apoyo para usar una mascarilla y mantener #ElCondadodeSantaBarbara saludable y seguro! Use los marcos de Facebook en para crear su imagen y use #ProtectRespectSBC a compartir este mensaje importante. Watch Video.

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    Santa Barbara County is now accepting e-filed Assessment Appeal applications with a credit card payment. To learn more CLICK HERE to view the new online Assessment Appeal application.

  • How do you get your COVID-19 information? Take our 3-question survey

    ¿Cómo obtiene su información sobre COVID-19? Complete nuestra encuesta de 3 preguntas en

  • COVID-19-- Hear from County Experts: In this first edition, get 10 tips to prevent getting the Coronavirus; learn how to help kids navigate impacts of COVID-19; and tell us how you get your info about the virus. Click here:

  • Santa Barbara County is accepting applications for residents to serve on an Independent Redistricting Commission. Based on 2020 census data, members will redraw the five supervisory district lines. To apply, go to Watch the video on YouTube. Video - en Español.

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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.

  • 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 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: with any inquiries.