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Notice: The City of Santa Barbara is now accepting proposals for grant funding for affordable housing under the Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery/Multifamily Housing Program. More information can be found here.
The Community Development Department is responsible for planning, building and safety, housing and human services, and related administrative functions for the City of Santa Barbara. On this web page you will find information about each of the divisions, ongoing projects, information about existing building permits, neighborhood information, historic resources, important planning projects and much more.