The Community Development Department is responsible for planning, building and safety, housing and human services, and related administrative functions for the City of Santa Barbara. On this web page you will find information about each of the divisions, ongoing projects, information about existing building permits, neighborhood information, historic resources, important planning projects and much more.
We can be reached by phone between the hours of 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.
Housing & Human Services
Building & Safety
Community Development Department Division Name
P.O. Box 1990
Santa Barbara, CA 93102-1990
Most City administrative offices are closed over the holidays from December 24, 2013 through January 1, 2014. Offices will reopen on Thursday, January 2, 2014. For more details, visit the City’s website at: www.SantaBarbaraCA.gov.
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (PT)
Monday thru Thursday and 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (PT) alternate Fridays.