Most City administrative offices are closed over the holidays from December 23, 2020, through January 1, 2021. Offices will resume business on Monday, January 4, 2021.
Accela Citizen Access (ACA) portal online submittals will be suspended during the City's Holiday Closure; online submittals will resume on January 4, 2021.
Accela Citizen Access (ACA) Master Building Permit Services Guide
Welcome to online building permit services. Beginning April 7, 2020, we will be accepting permit applications and supporting plans and documents via our City website here. This master guide will link you all of the other guides and information that you need to conduct your building permit related business with the City. City Planning, Fire and Public Works services are also implementing more web-based services. Please see their City web sites for more information.
Accela Citizen Access (ACA) Account Set-Up:
Building Permit On-Line Services Currently Available:
Please email CDBuildingCode@SantaBarbaraCA.gov if you have further questions.