If you're doing business in Santa Barbara County, or thinking of starting or relocating your business here, you should find all the answers in this section of

arrowChambers of Commerce
Links to various Chambers of Commerce in County of Santa Barbara.
arrowLicenses, Registrations and Permits
Need a permit? Look here for links to information and services to help you keep your business going. Permits, licenses and zoning information.
arrowBad Check Program
The Bad Check Restitution Program has been organized to assist local merchants with bad check losses.

arrowStarting a Business 
Find resources to help setup your new business.

arrowUS Census 2000 Economic Profile
Selected economic characteristics

arrowDoing Business with the County
Look up current RFPs and bids open right now in County of Santa Barbara. Register as a vendor or download the vendor guide.
arrowEmployer Information and Child Support Services
Find information on how employers are cooperating with the County's Child Support Services to ensure the financial and medical security of our children.

arrowRedevelopment Agency
The Agency’s primary goals include creating affordable housing, expanding local businesses, protecting open spaces, and improving public infrastructure in Isla Vista.


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Courtesy of Mark Bright, P & D