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Contact Info

(805) 564-5349 Tel.
(805) 897-1977 Fax

Purchasing Office
310 East Ortega Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Mailing Address
Purchasing Division
City of Santa Barbara
P.O. Box 1990
Santa Barbara, CA 93102-1990


Living Wage Information


Effective July 1, 2023-June 30, 2024, vendors that are paid $23,467 or more in business with the City of Santa Barbara in a fiscal year (July to June) are required to pay $21.90 per hour. 

The threshold and hourly rates are adjusted annually based on changes to the January to January CPI for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers for Los Angeles-Riverside-Orange County, California.


Volunteers Wanted for Living Wage Advisory Committee!

The City of Santa Barbara is seeking individuals to serve on the Living Wage Advisory Committee for the following 3 open positions: Owner/Manager of a Business located in the City, Nominee of the Chamber or Downtown Organization, and Employee of a Local Non-Profit Entity. If you are interested in making a difference in your community, contributing ideas, and being part of the City team, you are strongly encouraged to apply. Go to the Applications and Vacancy notices page for more information.