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News & Announcements

  • Amendment to Ordinance 37 - Tobacco Control - New Smoking & Vaping rules apply to County areas, law now includes electronic smoking devices and tobacco products.

  • Water will soon be released into the Santa Ynez River from Lake Cachuma's Bradbury Dam to recharge the groundwater basins along the Santa Ynez River downstream. Click here for more information.

  • August is Child Support Awareness Month Celebrate Child Support Awareness Month by helping the children you love get financial support from both parents. Call Child Support Services at (866) 901-3202.

  • The Santa Barbara County Health Department and community partners are conducting the 2015 Community Health Assessment  to better understand the current health needs of adult residents.  Help us identify services that can be provided to improve the health of our community.  The survey is available in English and Español.  Please complete only one survey per adult.  Remember - your opinion is important! 

  • The Board of Supervisors' Historical Minutes archive is now online. Over 7,200 pages documenting the earliest days of the County from 1850 thorough 1907 are now available for online viewing.

  • The Assessment Appeals filing period is open from July 2, 2015 through November 30, 2015. Click here for more information on the Assessment Appeals process, mandatory filing fees, and to download the current form.