- City Charter
A Santa Barbara city charter acts like a constitution for the city. It can only be adopted, amended or repealed by a majority citizen vote. The charter allows the city to take into account the unique local conditions and needs of the community.
- City Election Information
Municipal Elections are administered by the City Clerk's Office. The General Municipal Election is held in November of odd-numbered years.
- City Infrastructure
The City Council is hosting public workshops to get your thoughts on the condition of the City’s basic infrastructure, including streets, sidewalks, libraries, community centers, police and fire stations, and park and recreation facilities. We want to learn what’s important to you and get your input on how the City Council should prioritize funding. A Council Committee will take the suggestions from the public to develop a plan to upgrade and modernize public facilities.
- City Officials
Lists of the Mayor and Council and Department Heads.
- Mayor & City Council
Mission: Establish policy, approve programs, and oversee the financial affairs of the City to govern the City of Santa Barbara.
- Municipal Code
A compendium of the most active by-laws arranged into chapters, articles, sections, subsections, paragraphs, table of contents and index. By-laws are edited and revised where necessary to clarify and provide a comprehensive body of law.
- City Organization Chart
Organization Chart for the City of Santa Barbara.
Last Updated: Dec 4, 2014