Articles From : CityofSantaBarbara

  • City Council Sets Interim Requirements for State Street Parklets

    The Santa Barbara City Council approves updated requirements for State Street including parklet fees per square foot and prohibting parades for two to five years.

  • Cabrillo Pavilion and Cabrillo Ball Park Receive Awards for Community Beautification

    Local nonprofit Santa Barbara Beautiful recently recognized two City properties during the organization's 58th annual Awards Gala on Sunday, September 18, 2022.

  • Tax Results Up for the City of Santa Barbara

    The City of Santa Barbara received a 0.6% increase in sales tax last quarter and a 19.4% increast in hotel tax last month.

  • New Santa Barbara Police Chief Sworn In

    [Update]: Kelly Ann Gordon was sworn in as Santa Barbara's new Police Chief on Monday morning.

  • It's Creek Week!

    This year’s Creek Week celebration takes place September 17 – 24.

  • Water Resources Division Reduces Energy Demands Amid Statewide Energy Crisis

    The City Water Resources Division reduced energy demands at its three treatment plants this week in response to the current statewide energy crisis.

  • Mesa Creek Arroyo Burro Estuary 15 Years Later

    The City of Santa Barbara's Creek Division celebrates the 15th anniversary of Arroyo Burro Estuary's completion.

  • Architectural Historian Honored with Historic Preservation Award

    Santa Barbara City's Architectural Historian, Nicole Hernandez, was honored with the John Pitman Memorial Award for Historic Preservation Work.

  • Hotel Tax Brings in Nearly $4M Last Month

    The City of Santa Barbara collected $3.97 million in transient occupancy taxes for July 2022, about 19.5% above projections.

  • Public Input Sought on Draft Ordinance for Civilian Police Oversight

    The City of Santa Barbara seeks feedback on a draft ordinance that will guide its efforts in implementing a new civilian oversight system of the Police Department.

  • Conducting Business at the City of Santa Barbara: City Office Hours and Online Options

    After adapting to an evolved work environment due to the pandemic while maintaining public service, City offices have been and continue to be open for business.

  • State Street Promenade Deep Cleaning Scheduled

    The City of Santa Barbara has scheduled a deep cleaning of the State Street Promenade next week.

  • 8 Blocks of Micheltorena Street to Receive New Pavement

    Eight blocks of Micheltorena Street in Santa Barbara will be receive new pavement starting next week. 

  • Andrée Clark Bird Refuge Restoration Begins

    The Andrée Clark Bird Refuge Restoration Project has begun and is expected to be completed this December.

  • Pedestrian Safety Improvements Project Begins Construction

    Last week construction of the HSIP Cycle 9 Pedestrian Safety Improvements Project began on the Eastside and downtown in Santa Barbara.

  • Viva la…Confetti is Still Litter

    Ahead of Old Spanish Days, Santa Barbara City is urging residents to take part in environmentally conscious choices.

  • Hotel and Sales Tax Results for Santa Barbara

    The City of Santa Barbara has released first-quarter sales tax and mid-year hotel tax results for this year.

  • Tree Removal Scheduled on Milpas Street

    Santa Barbara City’s Urban Forestry Program will be removing an Indian Laurel fig tree in the 500 block of Milpas Street next week.

  • Santa Barbara City Street Paving Project

    The City of Santa Barbara will be paving a selection of streets for about two weeks starting Monday.

  • New Santa Barbara City Hall Hours

    Starting July 5, the doors to City Hall will be unlocked at 9 a.m. and locked at 3 p.m. City Hall is open daily, Monday through Friday, with the exception of closures every other Friday and federal holidays.

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