Articles From : CityofSantaBarbara

  • Community Workshops for Cliff Drive Vision Zero Project

    The community is invited to provide feedback and discuss the proposed safety enhancements for the commercial section of Cliff Drive.

  • La Mesa Park Turf Renovation Project

    Over the next three weeks, SB City Parks and Rec staff will be renovating two of the three large grassy areas at La Mesa Park.

  • Latest Lower Mission Creek Project Phase Construction Completed

    In March, the Lower Mission Creek Flood Control Project reached another milestone when contractors completed work on two sections.

  • Community Formation Commission to Present Civilian Oversight System Recommendations to City Council

    On Wednesday, the Santa Barbara Community Formation Commission approved the framework to create a civilian oversight system for the Santa Barbara Police Department.

  • Coast Village Community Benefit Improvement District Ballots Issued

    Ballots were mailed to all the 115 parcel property owners in the proposed Coast Village Community Benefit Improvement District to determine whether to form the property assessment district.

  • Amendments Proposed to Define and Address Dangerous or Vicious Dogs

    Santa Barbara City staff will consider proposed changes to the City’s municipal code that addresses dogs that have exhibited dangerous or vicious behavior.

  • Electricity Rate Increase Announced for All Southern California Edison Territory Customers

    Santa Barbara residents and businesses will see an electricity rate increase on their April bills in response to energy market changes, SoCal Edison’s energy storage measures to support grid reliability, and wildfire risk reduction.

  • Speed Survey Underway at Las Positas and Modoc Roads

    New Speed Limits Will Be Posted Later This Spring


  • Applications Now Open for WaterWise Garden Recognition Contest

    The Santa Barbara County Water Agency and participating local water providers are pleased to announce the opening of applications for the 2022WaterWise Garden Recognition Contest.

  • Weekend Paving Work to Begin on West Carrillo Street

    On Saturday, road resurfacing work along Carrillo Street from Highway 101 to Figueroa Street as part of the Safety Improvements Project on West Carrillo Street.

  • Wastewater Main Rehabilitation Project

    This month, 2.6 miles of sewer pipe will be rehabilitated within the City of Santa Barbara.

  • Bike Share Pilot Program: More Stations Coming Soon

    Santa Barbara City announces 65 new bicycle share docks will be installed in the coming weeks.

  • Parks and Recreation Summer Camps Return to Normal Operations for 2022

    After two years of limited and modified summer camps, the City of Santa Barbara’s Parks and Recreation Department announces summer camps will return to normal operations for Summer 2022.

  • Santa Barbara City Boards & Commissions Return to In-Person Meetings

    Starting on April 1, City Boards and Commissions will return to in-person meetings. Remote participation will no longer be available at these meetings.

  • Santa Barbara City Council to Vote on Community Development Funding

    The Santa Barbara City Council will vote on Community Development and Human Services Funding recommendations Tuesday.

  • Independent Redistricting Commission Final Community Hearing

    The City of Santa Barbara is encouraging public participation at the final community hearing of the Independent Redistricting Commission as it selects voting district boundaries.

  • February 2022 Tax Results for the City of Santa Barbara

    The City of Santa Barbara collected $1.9 million in transient occupancy taxes for February 2022.

  • American Rescue Plan Act Funds Support Library Collections

    Professional and Dedicated Staff Helped Support Continued Services through the Pandemic

  • Santa Barbara City Council Approves ARPA Funds to Offset COVID-19 Financial Impacts

    Santa Barbara City Council approved the second allocation of federal American Rescue Plan Act funds to support projects that offset negative financial impacts of COVID-19.

  • Independent Redistricting Commission to Consider Four Voting District Maps at its Final Community Hearing

    The Independent Redistricting Commission, which has been working with the public to adjust the lines of voting districts in accordance with population shifts, has voted to narrow down the map choices to a final four versions to consider for approval.

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