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2020 City Grading Ordinance

What does the Grading Ordinance do?

  • The Grading Ordinace establishes regulations for engineers, contractors and landowners to carry out earthwork including adding, removing or moving earth on private property.
  • The proposed Grading Ordinance amendments address how and when quantities of grading are measured. 

Latest Updates

Copy of City Grading Ordinance Amendment 2020




Important Dates

Ordinance Effective Date

  • December, 19 2020

Contact Us

Maria F Sanchez
Administrative Specialist 
(805) 729-0531
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Mailing address:
Maria F Sanchez 
Building & Safety Division
PO Box 1990
Santa Barbara, CA 93102


Last Updated: Oct 21, 2020
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