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Learn About Proposed Utility Rate Changes

April 12, 2021 

On June 15, 2021, City Council will consider water service and trash and recycling rate changes to provide revenue needed to fund the cost of providing safe and reliable utility service. Learn more about the proposed rate changes, how you can get involved, and where you can find more information.

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WaterWise Garden Recognition Contest

April 12, 2021 

Do you have a beautiful, water wise garden? The WaterWise Garden Recognition Contest celebrates and recognizes beautiful, water efficient front yards throughout Santa Barbara County. Submit photos and apply online by April 30.

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Community Development and Public Works Departments Re-Open for Appointments

April 12, 2021 

The Community Development and The Public Works Department, is now open for limited in person appointments at 630 Garden Street. The City is committed to continuing to provide public services during this time while maintaining safety and social distancing guidelines. To learn more about scheduling a limited in person appointment, or to get more information, please visit the Public Counter Appointments page.

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Contact Us!

630 Garden Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 564-5377

Directions Who To Call

For Emergency after hours, weekend water or sewer line
breaks, or to report street flooding: call (805) 564-5413

For all other emergencies, please call 911

Permit Counter Hours:

Counter Notices Re: Covid-19

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (PT),
Monday through Thursday and alternate Fridays
Calendar of Closed Fridays

Office Hours:
7:30 AM to 5:00 PM (PT),
Monday through Thursday and
7:30 AM to 4:30 PM,
alternate Fridays
By appointment: (805) 564-5377
Calendar of Closed Fridays

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Last Updated: Apr 16, 2021
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