Welcome to the Community Development Department
As part of the City’s annual Holiday closure, the City of Santa Barbara Community Development Department offices and services will be closed from Friday, December 22, 2023 through Monday, January 1, 2024. The Office will reopen on Tuesday, January 2, 2024.
Building and Safety Inspections will continue to be scheduled for the dates of December 27th-29th.
For a complete list of closures, please visit the City’s Holiday Closures Page
Community Development assists the public in managing the development of the community in order to protect and preserve the quality of life, promote a sound economic base and appropriate design, and ensure safe construction, all in balance with the constraints of the City’s environment and resources.