For a general overview of our planning process, please refer to the Residents Guide to Navigating the Planning Process brochure. The following links will assist in providing information about the planning process. Please scroll below to:
1) City Rules & Policies
2) Property & Case Information
3) City Council, Boards & Commissions Information
4) Other Helpful Links
5) How to Stay Informed
6) Tips Before Signing a Lease
Below is a list of the rules and policies that affect the planning process which is overseen by the Planning Division.
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The following links can assist in finding specific case and property information.
The following are the main discretionary bodies that work with the Planning Division.
The following are some links to keep you informed of City events, closures, and upcoming meetings.
For more information, contact:
The Planning Counter630 Garden Street (Located between Ortega and Cota Streets)Santa Barbara, CA(805) 564-5578Office Hours8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (PT)Monday thru Thursday and alternate Fridays.
View our calendar of closed Fridays.
Below are some additional helpful links pertaining to local development.