The purpose of the grading code is to regulate and control the design, construction, quality of materials, location and maintenance of grading, drainage, erosion and sediment control in order to protect and preserve life, limb, health, property and public welfare. The Building and Safety Division of Planning and Development is responsible for implementing and enforcing the standards set forth in the grading code.
Santa Barbara County Code of Ordinances
Ordinance Reference Documents
Grading Plan Submittal Information
Grading Plan Submittal Requirements (other than subdivisions)
Grading Policies, Bulletins, and Memos