Welcome to the Santa Barbara County Public Works Department

Committed to efficiently providing, operating and maintaining public works infrastructure, facilities and services to make everyday life as safe and convenient as possible for the public we serve.


About The Department

The Public Works Department is comprised of five Divisions:

Administration

Administration

Providing prudent fiscal management, staff support and other required resources to enable each division to obtain their goals.

Resource Recovery and Waste Management

Resource Recovery & Waste Management

Protecting the public health and environment of our community by efficiently managing waste products and utilities.

Surveyor

Surveyor

Responsible for maintaining accurate land records within the County of Santa Barbara

Transportation

Transportation

Providing a clear path, smooth ride, and a safe trip to the travelling public.

Water Resources

Water Resources

Providing and promoting flood protection, water conservation and improved water quality of urban runoff for the community.