City of Santa Barbara Finance Department
Business Licenses and Permits
P.O. Box 1990
Santa Barbara, CA 93102
(805) 897-1978 Fax
City Hall has an entrance on De La Guerra Plaza and an entrance at 735 Anacapa Street. Once in the main hallway, enter the doorway marked Cashier - Business License.
Office hours are Monday through Thursday 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM (PT) and 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM (PT) every other Friday. See City Calendar for holidays observed.
Starting July 1st, 2016 the Billing/Cashiering/Licensing offices will be closing at 3:30pm on the Fridays City Hall is open for business. All of City Hall is closed every other Friday, so this only applies to the Friday City Hall is open for business.
Payments can be made online at the City’s website; or, you can deposit your payment in the night drop box, located to the left of the De La Guerra Plaza entrance of City Hall, during the hours we are closed.
New Office Hours: 7:30 am to 5:30 pm Monday through Thursday, and 8:00 am to 3:30 pm on the open Fridays. Closed every other Friday.
Para preguntas y información en español llame a (805) 564-5346.
For additional Business information, visit Start a Business.