Santa Barbara County Permits (California)

Search for Santa Barbara County, CA county permits. A county permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, building permits, land use permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, access permits, utility permits, special event permits, renovation permits, temporary event permits, reserving public property, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


The Santa Barbara County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Santa Barbara County permits. Clerks in Santa Barbara County, California may be responsible for filing and issuing county permits, including building permits, land use permits, access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These permits may be required for installing or repairing septic systems, demonstrating that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, demolition, repairs, renovations, and adjusting boundary lines. They may also be required for temporary events, reserving public property, or a number of land development uses. The Santa Barbara County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a Santa Barbara County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Lompoc City Clerk Lompoc CA 100 Civic Center Plaza 93436 805-875-8242

Santa Barbara County Clerk Santa Barbara CA 1100 Anacapa Street 93101 805-568-2250

Santa Barbara County Clerk Santa Maria CA 312 East Cook Street 93454 805-614-6414

Santa Barbara County Clerk Lompoc CA 401 East Cypress Avenue 93436 805-737-7705

Santa Maria Clerk Santa Maria CA 511 Lakeside Parkway 93455 805-346-8370


A Santa Barbara County Town or City Hall provides municipal services for their community, which can include issuing and filing permits. These county permits may be required for a number of building projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and zoning compliance. In addition to building permits, Town and City Halls in Santa Barbara County, California may also issue land use permits related to boundary lines, private roads, addresses, and water systems, as well as access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These records can be used to prove that a project has a valid permit or to look up county permit rules, apply for a permit in Santa Barbara County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Buellton City Hall Buellton CA 107 West Highway 246 93427 805-686-0137

Carpinteria City Hall Carpinteria CA 5775 Carpinteria Avenue 93013 805-684-5405

Goleta City Hall Goleta CA 130 Cremona Drive 93117 805-961-7500

Guadalupe City Hall Guadalupe CA 918 Obispo Street 93434 805-343-1340

Lompoc City Hall Lompoc CA 100 Civic Center Plaza 93436 805-736-1261

Santa Barbara City Hall Santa Barbara CA 735 Anacapa Street 93101 805-963-0611

Solvang City Hall Solvang CA 1644 Oak Street 93463 805-688-5575


A Santa Barbara County Building Department creates and enforces building codes and zoning rules to ensure the construction of safe buildings. As part of their job, Building Departments in Santa Barbara County, California issue and file building permits. These county permits may be required for renovations, demolition, repairs, land development, and installing or repairing septic systems. Santa Barbara County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Santa Barbara County public records can be used to prove a building project has a valid permit or to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Building Departments often provide online access to county permit information and records.

Buellton City Planning Department Buellton CA 107 West Highway 246 93427 805-688-7474

Lompoc Building Department Lompoc CA 100 Civic Center Plaza 93436 805-875-8220

Planning & Development, Comprehensive Planning, Permit Information Santa Barbara CA 30 East Figueroa Street 93101 805-568-3030

Santa Barbara Building Department Santa Maria CA 624 West Foster Road 93455 805-934-6230

Santa Barbara County Building & Safety Santa Barbara CA 123 East Anapamu Street 93101 805-568-3057

Santa Barbara County Building Department Buellton CA 185 West Highway 246 93427 805-686-5020

Santa Barbara County Planning Department Santa Barbara CA Ste 18, 123 E Anapamu St 93101 805-568-2000

Santa Barbara County Zoning Santa Barbara CA 123 East Anapamu Street 93101 805-568-2090

Santa Barbara County Zoning Santa Maria CA 624 West Foster Road 93455 805-934-6250

Santa Barbara Planning and Zoning Department Santa Barbara CA 630 Garden Street 93101 805-564-5470