All SBPL locations will open at 12 PM on Thursday, June 27 due to staff training.


5/21-7/14: Eastside Library will be closed due to construction work.


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