Santa Barbara Board of Supervisors

Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors

The Board of Supervisors of the County of Santa Barbara is comprised of five elected officials representing each of the five supervisory districts in the County. Each board member is elected for a four-year term. The position of Chairperson rotates annually among the five members.

The Board generally convenes in regular session on several Tuesdays each month, with the second Tuesday meeting of the month held in Santa Maria. The Board sets policy for County departments, oversees the County budget, and adopts ordinances on local matters and establishes land use policies that affect unincorporated areas.

Our Mission: Provide quality public services to the people of Santa Barbara County in response to their need for a healthy, safe, and prosperous environment; and to establish and maintain a workforce which reflects the diversity of the community.

Board of Supervisors Online Resources:

District Map

Public Notice Regarding Adopted County Supervisorial District Map

On December 13, the Citizens Independent Redistricting Commission adopted its final preferred supervisorial district map that will go into effect on January 13, 2022. Until the new District and Political maps can be accessed on the County Surveyor and Elections websites, the public can review the adopted changes and check the district location of their address. To do so, click on the interactive adopted map linked above and enter an address in the search window. To compare and contrast the current and newly adopted boundaries, add the layer called "Current Plan." For information about the county redistricting process, past agendas and draft maps submitted by the public, please go to www.DrawSantaBarbaraCounty.orgor send your questions to

District Map


The information posted on this web page is intended as a public resource and does not constitute the entire record of the proceedings of the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors. The goal of the Clerk of the Board is to provide as much information as possible through this web page. Certain documents, however, are not available in an electronic format due to size or unavailability to the Clerk of the Board Office and, as such, are not available for posting on the Internet. The public record of the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors is available during all regular business hours at the Office of the Clerk of the Board located at 105 East Anapamu St., Rm 407, Santa Barbara CA. If you have any questions regarding this web site or the record of the Board of Supervisors please call the Clerk of the Board at (805) 568-2240.


1st District: Das Williams, Vice Chair

Phone: (805) 568-2186
Website: Das Williams 

2nd District: Gregg Hart

Phone: (805) 568-2191
Website: Gregg Hart

3rd District: Joan Hartmann, Chair

Phone: (805) 568-2192
Solvang: (805) 686-5095
Website: Joan Hartmann

4th District: Bob Nelson, Chair

Phone: (805) 346-8407
Website: Bob Nelson

5th District: Steve Lavagnino

Santa Maria: (805) 346-8400
Fax: (805) 346-8404
Website: Steve Lavagnino