Welcome to the Santa Barbara County Public Works Department
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123 East Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
North County Office:
620 West Foster Road, Santa Maria, CA 93455
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California Water Conservation Emergency Regulations FAQs
Graffiti abatement and aesthetic enhancements activities are performed as practicable. Our primary mission is to maintain a safe travel path for the public. If you have any questions please call: (805) 681-5678.
This link takes you to the FEMA Flood Map Service Center (MSC) which is the official public service for flood hazard information produced in support of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Santa Barbara County does not provide this information and shall not be liable for any errors, omissions, or damages that result from inappropriate use of this information.
Refugio Oil Spill
Media hotline (805) 696-1188
SB Wildlife Care Network (805) 681-1080
SB Marine Mammal Center (805) 687-3255
Oil Wildlife Care Network (877) 823-6926
All other inquiries:
Office of Emergency Services (805) 681-5526
People wanting to volunteer should be referred to the following website:
Gibraltar Road Repavement Project: 6.5 miles
New Federal Flood Insurance Regulations (Biggert-Waters Act)
Engineering Design Standards
Sand Bag Information
Flood Preparation Resources/Information
Department Receives 2 Prestigious Awards at CSAC Conference
Electric Street Light Utilities:
In this website, you'll find general and specific information regarding the Public Works Department structure, policies and our work. We are working to get more information on the Internet, so please continue to check the site as we continue to develop our content. If you did not find what you were looking for, please contact our Webmaster for assistance.
The County of Santa Barbara, Public Works Department is organized into five functional divisions based around working operations for the Santa Barbara County public.
The five divisions of Public Works are:
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SWANA Award for Excellence
Information for the Hollister - State Street Improvement Project is now available.
Get the Hollister Avenue - State Street Hydraulic - Hydrology RFP
Get the Hollister Ave - State Street Improvement Document here
Get the Hollister - State Street Initial Study Checklist here
Get the Hollister - State Street Notice of Preparation here
Traffic Calming Policy
Community Meeting Handouts November 2012: Hollister/State Street Improvements
Special Event Permit Application
Santa Barbara County Rainfall
Santa Maria River Levee Failure Analysis by FEMA
Water Conservation Website
WaterWise Gardening site for Santa Barbara
Santa Maria River Levee Improvement Project
Please take a look around our evolving website.
The navigation panel at the left of the site is used to navigate the Public Works Department.
Navigate the sub-divisions of the Public Works Department with division specific navigation panels at the right of the site.
Last updated: May 20, 2015 10:45 AM