Public Works



We are responsible for maintaining the City’s Public Right-of-Way and infrastructure facilities and managing the water and wastewater infrastructure and system. We provide our community with the sustainable foundation to thrive by delivering quality services and public infrastructure through efficient and fiscally responsible practices.

Cater Water Treatment Plant Employee smiling while working at the facility
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Contact Us

General Information
630 Garden Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 564-5377

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

Office Hours
Monday through Thursday
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (PT)

Walk-In Hours
Monday through Thursday
8:30 AM to 12:00 PM (PT)

Alternate Fridays
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (PT)
Calendar of Closed Fridays



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