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Business Office Public Counters Temporarily Closed

The public counters for the Cashier, Billing, and Business Licenses at City Hall are temporarily closed and will reopen on Monday, January 31, 2022.

The Business Licensing and Utility Billing Departments at City Hall are available by email and phone during regular business hours: Monday through Thursday 7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.(PT) and alternate Fridays 8:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m.(PT). See City Calendar for holidays observed.

Para preguntas y información en español llame a (805) 564-5346.




  • Questions:  (805) 564-5343;
  • Pay online:
  • Pay by phone:  (855) 844-0038
  • Put payment in deposit box* (NO CASH)
  • Pay by mail:  Utility Billing, P.O. Box 1990, Santa Barbara, CA 93102


  • Questions:  (805) 564-5346;
  • We are not setup to take phone payments nor have the means to accept payments online.
  • Put payment in deposit box* (NO CASH)
  • Pay by mail:  Business Licenses and Permits, P.O. Box 1990, Santa Barbara, CA 93102


  • Questions:  (866) 782-1929
  • Pay online:
  • Pay by phone:  (866) 782-1929
  • Pay at the Police Department in person at:  215 E. Figueroa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
    (Tuesday 8am–12pm & Thursday 1–5pm)
  • Put Parking Citation and payment in deposit box* (NO CASH)
  • Pay by mail:  c/o Citation Processing Center, P.O. Box 10479, Newport Beach, CA 92658-0479

Make checks payable to "City of Santa Barbara"

* Payment Deposit Box is located outside on the De La Guerra Plaza side of City Hall.


For additional Business information, visit Start a Business.

Last Updated: Jan 13, 2022
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