Guide to Starting a Business
Santa Barbara is host to a myriad of diverse businesses. The City of Santa Barbara is dedicated to developing and maintaining excellent relationships with all of the businesses in our community. Strong businesses build a strong community.
In this section you will find information about permits, inspections, transportation, recycling, and information about how to do business with the City and how the City can help your business.
If you are entertaining the idea of starting a business in Santa Barbara, you will find demographic information, building, zoning, inspections, and safety information vital to nurturing a new or growing business.