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News & Announcements

  • The 2019 County of Santa Barbara Annual Report is now available highlighting services provided by Santa Barbara County government in the fiscal year beginning June 2018 and ending July 2019.

  • The Santa Barbara County Executive Office announced today that Kelly Hubbard is the next Director of the Office of Emergency Management (OEM) for Santa Barbara County. Read Press Release.

  • Watch the Video: County Planning & Development was recognized with a CSAC Challenge Award for its interactive map program that provided crucial information to property owners after the Montecito 1/9 Debris Flow. https://t.co/yboDw4Y7d5

  • Looking to file an application to reduce your property tax assessment? The Assessment Appeals filing period is now open from Tuesday, July 2, 2019 through Monday, December 2, 2019. Click here for more information on the Assessment Appeals process, mandatory filing fees, and to download the current form.

  • County of Santa Barbara Awarded $6 Million Prop 47 Grant; Award Recognizes Collaborative Effort to Prevent and Reduce Incarceration of Individuals with Mental Illness and Substance Abuse Disorders. Read more here.

  • In the event of a power outage, local radio stations become an important source for emergency information. Visit this link for a list of stations to check if you lose power and cannot access the internet.

    Radio Ready