City of Santa Barbara

735 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 963-0611

Headed by the City Council, which is composed of a Mayor and six Council Members, the Santa Barbara City Government is an organization dedicated to serving the people of our community.

In the Government section of the City web site you will find useful information about your boards and commissions, laws, city budget, employment, ​and contact information so that you can get in touch and communicate with those who serve you.




Santa Barbara is not only a beautiful place to live, we are also fortunate to have an abundance of activities, employment opportunities, and resources at our disposal. Our year-round temperate weather provides an abundance of sports and recreation opportunities.


Business Resources

Starting and Growing Your Business in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara is known for its high standards, aesthetics, and environmental leadership. Local businesses play a significant role in ensuring Santa Barbara's uniqueness and quality of life. Each business takes steps to protect the safety of its customers and employees. This site provides essential information to help you understand City regulations and services available for your business needs. Together with instructional videos, you can find answers to frequently asked questions and learn activities that require approval. Click here to watch our instructional videos

Good customer service is a priority to us. We welcome your questions and want to provide you with the resources you need to make informed decisions and spend wisely for your business. We want to be a partner in your success.

Click here for Downtown Business Resources.

When You Need City Approval

Business Operations and Safety

Greening Your Business

Doing Business With the City

Leasing Space from the City

Special Requests

Resources and Applications



Translation of Website


Free WiFi

High Speed WiFi Internet throughout Hotel

Free Breakfast (Suspended due to COVID-19)

Wakeup to our Poolside Continental Breakfast with Fresh Bagels, Quiche, Danishes, Pastries, Fresh Fruit, and Fresh Brewed Coffee


Free Parking

Vacation Rental

Weekly and Monthly Vacation Cottage Rental with 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathsrooms and Full Kitchen

Virtual Tour Front

Streaming Video