Most City administrative offices, libraries, and facilities will be closed from Monday, December 23, 2019 through Wednesday, January 1, 2020. Offices will reopen on Thursday, January 2, 2020.
Note: Many recreation facilities have special hours during the holidays. Please click on the link above for more information.
Police, fire and harbor patrol emergency services will be fully staffed throughout the office closure. The 9-1-1 emergency service will continue to dispatch calls 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Water, sewer, and trash bill payments can be mailed or left in the night drop box at City Hall or paid online at utilitiesonline.santabarbaraca.gov. Payments will be processed and credited to accounts throughout the closure period. Cash payments will be accepted at the Cashier's Office at City Hall through December 20 or when offices reopen on January 2. Billing office staff will be available by phone December 23, December 24, December 30, and December 31 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at (805) 564-5343.
Repair requests will be monitored and resolved in order of priority during the office closure. Please call (805) 560-7505 to report damage or repairs needed for the following:
Pickup of trash, recycling, and yard waste containers following a weekday holiday will be delayed one day. Normally scheduled pickups from December 25 to January 3 will be delayed by one day. For example, if your regular scheduled service day is a Monday, your service day will be Tuesday, and so on. For questions regarding your specific pickup schedule, Christmas tree pickups, additional pickups, and other trash-related questions, please call MarBorg at (805) 963-1852.
Building permit related inspection services will be available all weekdays during the closure except Tuesday, December 25 and Tuesday, January 1. For building permit inspections please call (805) 564-5492 per the inspection instructions in your permit packet. Building and Safety Division counter staff will not be available to accept or review building plans during the holiday closure.
Public Works Inspection will be available all weekdays during the closure with the exception of December 25 and January 1. To schedule a Public Works inspection, please call (805) 564-5396. There will be no counter staff available to accept or review plans during the holiday closure. Please call (805) 564-5383 for emergency public work construction permits on December 23, 30, or 31.
Fire Prevention staff will be available with the exception of December 25 and January 1. Please contact them at (805) 564-5702. Issues requiring immediate assistance from the Fire Department please contact the Combined Communications Center at (805) 897-2410.