Santa Barbara County Surveyor
Providing quality surveying services through the creation, maintenance and protection of land based records for public and private resources.
Physical Address123 East Anapamu Street ( Map)
2nd Floor, Suite 222
123 E ANAPAMU ST
2ND FLOOR, SUITE 222
SANTA BARBARA CA 93101-2059
Phone: (805) 568-3020
Fax: (805) 568-3318
Public Service HoursEffective July 1, 2012
Surveyors' Office Counter is open half days.
Monday 8:00 am–12:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am–12:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am–12:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am–12:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am–12:00 pm
Notice: Projects must be submitted through the Surveyor's Office counter.
Map & Document Review, Right of Way, Geographic Information Systems;
Field Survey Services
If you need your property Surveyed?:
The County Surveyor typically does not perform surveys for private property owners. Private property owners can hire a Professional Land Surveyor that is registered with the State Department of Consumer Affairs, Board for Professional Engineers Land Surveyors and Geologists.
Link to the Consumer Guide: http://www.bpelsg.ca.gov/pubs/consumer_guide.pdf
The largest organization in California for Professional Land Surveying is the California Land Surveyors Association (CLSA).
Link to How to Consult a Surveyor: http://www.californiasurveyors.org/PDFs/How%20to%20Consult%20Surveyor.pdf
02/22/2018 New resource to access scans of Santa Maria City Tie Book Sheets: SM Tie Book,
01/29/2018 Updates to Index tables & scans for Books of: Records of Surveys,
01/29/2018 Updates to Index tables & scans for Books of: Parcel Maps,
12/06/2017 Updates to Index tables & scans for Books of: Corner Records,
12/04/2017 Updates to Index tables & scans for Books of: Maps (with Tracts),
09/12/2017 Updates to Index tables & scans for Books of: Condominiums.
and Parcel Creation History
Fee Schedule increase Effective July 1, 2017
Notice of Fee Schedule Increase 2017-2018
The California State Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyor, and Geologists (BPELSG) has released a new Corner Record form; and Effective April 1, 2017, requires all new CR submittals must be on the new corner record form.
2017 updates to Standard Statements.
2017 updates to Corner Record, Voluntary Merger, and
Recorded Map Modification Guides.
Effective 1/1/2015, Requirements for Notary
Index Information & Records Lookup
09/18/2017 Updates to the Interactive Map, and Spatial Index Shapefiles for Books of: Corner Records,
09/16/2017 Updates to the Interactive Map, and Spatial Index Shapefiles for Books of: Parcel Maps,
09/06/2017 Updates to the Interactive Map, and Spatial Index Shapefiles for Books of: Maps (with Tracts),
08/21/2017 Updates to the Interactive Map, and Spatial Index Shapefiles for Books of: Records of Surveys.
Note: not all records are spatially indexed;
For more complete indexing, use with other available indexes.
The Division at a Glance
The Surveyor Division is responsible for maintaining accurate land records within the County of Santa Barbara.The Division has six general areas of responsibility:
- Checking and recording subdivision maps and documents.
- Providing survey related data to the general public.
- Conducting field surveys for County projects.
- Providing Right-of-Way information for the Department of Public Works.
- Providing and coordinating Geographic Information Systems (GIS) services, and mapping for the Department of Public Works.
- Administration of various State and local programs.