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Mulch Delivery RebateWater

Mulch applied to your landscape slows evaporation, cools and protects the soil, reduces the need for watering, and improves your soil’s health.

The City will reimburse customers for the delivery cost of two dump truck loads, per site, per fiscal year (July 1 –June 30) of the County’s unfiltered mulch (valued at $41 per delivery).

Steps to Apply

  • Visit the County of Santa Barbara’s website and complete and submit a Purchase Agreement
  • Determine how much mulch you need.
  • Call the South Coast Recycling and Transfer Station at (805) 681-4981 to schedule an unscreened mulch delivery.
  • Have your mulch delivered, obtain an invoice from the County of Santa Barbara, and pay the County of Santa Barbara for the delivery. Save the invoice and proof of payment.
  • Complete and submit our Mulch Delivery Rebate Application along with a copy of your invoice and proof of payment to: City of Santa Barbara – Water Conservation, PO Box 1990 Santa Barbara, CA 93102 or by email to

Application materials must be postmarked within 60 days of payment.          

Last Updated: Aug 27, 2020
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