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Santa Barbara County Surveyor
Providing quality surveying services through the creation, maintenance and protection of land based records for public and private resources.

Physical Address
123 East Anapamu Street (Map)
2nd Floor, Suite 222

Santa Barbara

Mailing Address

Phone: (805) 568-3020
Fax:     (805) 568-3318

Complete Contact Information

Public Service Hours
Effective July 1, 2012

Surveyors' Office Counter is open half days.  

Monday   8:00 am–12:00 pm
Tuesday   8:00 am–12:00 pm
Wednesday   8:00 am–12:00 pm
Thursday   8:00 am–12:00 pm
Friday   8:00 am–12:00 pm

Notice: Projects must be submitted through the Surveyor's Office counter.

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Surveyor's Office: 
 Map & Document Review, Right of Way,
 Geographic Information Systems;

Field Survey Services
Access our inventory of over 38,000 files.
Recent Activity:
10/11/2016 Updates to Index tables & scans for Books of: Corner Records,
12/07/2016 Updates to Index tables & scans for Books of: Parcel Maps,
12/07/2016 Updates to Index tables & scans for Books of: Records of Surveys.

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County Surveyor's Manual
FeesForms / Policies / Regulations,
and Parcel Creation History

Recent Activity:
The California State Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyor, and Geologists (BPELSG) has released a new Corner Record form; and Effective April 1, 2017, requires all new CR submittals must be on the new corner record form.
2017 updates to Standard Statements.
2017 updates to Voluntary Merger, and
Recorded Map Modification Guides.
Notice of Fee Schedule Increase 2016-2017
Effective 1/1/2015, Requirements for Notary

Surveyor Information System
Interactive Map - Spatial Index
Index Information & Records LookupHelp
Recent Activity:
10/30/2016 Updates to the Interactive Map, and Spatial Index Shapefiles for Books of: Records of Surveys and Parcel Maps.
03/08/2016 Updates to the Interactive Map, and Spatial Index Shapefiles for Corner Records
Note: not all records are spatially indexed;
For more complete indexing, use with other available indexes.


The Division at a Glance 

The Surveyor Division is responsible for maintaining accurate land records within the County of Santa Barbara.

The Division has six general areas of responsibility:

1. Checking and recording subdivision maps and documents.
2. Providing survey related data to the general public.
3. Conducting field surveys for County projects.
4. Providing Right-of-Way information for the Department of Public Works.
5. Providing and coordinating Geographic Information Systems (GIS) services,
    and mapping for the Department of Public Works.

6. Administration of various State and local programs.

Date Last Updated: 03/23/2017

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