Downtown Plaza



Downtown Plaza Map

Located within the area between Micheltorena and Gutierrez (on the north and south) and Anacapa and Chapala (on the east and west) the Plaza includes:

  • State Street corridor - the cultural heart and soul of Santa Barbara
  • Public parking lots - safe parking and convenient access to the corridor
  • Paseo system - a network of connecting pedestrian pass-throughs and retail frontages
  • 00 blocks - proximal access for passenger and commercial loading and short-term parking

The Public Works Downtown Team is responsible for the preservation of central business district infrastructure including public right-of-way maintenance, oversight of The Downtown Organization program, managing Business Improvement District revenues, coordinating a team of Downtown Ambassadors, and the implementation and enforcement of the Economic Recovery Extension and Transition Ordinance.


Doing Business in the Downtown Plaza

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Plaza Contacts

Sarah ClarkDowntown Plaza and Parking Manager

Sergio ArriagaMaintenance Supervisor

Roy ForneyParking Operations Supervisor

Meghan Salas, Parking Programs Supervisor