Government, Community, and Business Resources

Welcome to Santa Barbara, California: a captivating blend of colorful history, distinctive architecture, and legendary Southern California lifestyle. Known around the world as the American Riviera, Santa Barbara rests between the Santa Ynez Mountains and the Pacific Ocean. Just 92 miles north of Los Angeles and 332 miles south of San Francisco, Santa Barbara is easily accessible for visitors from around the world.

To learn more on Santa Barbara, we invite you to visit the websites listed below.

Government Resources

City of Santa Barbara

City of Santa Barbara Police Department

City of Santa Barbara Fire Department

County of Santa Barbara

Graffiti Abatement - Removal Hotline

(805) 897-2513

Non-Emergency Dispatch Hotline

(805) 882-8890

City of Santa Barbara Parks and Recreation Department

Santa Barbara Visitor Center

Community Resources

Metropolitan Transit District (MTD)

Visit Santa Barbara

The Chamber of the Santa Barbara Region

Santa Barbara County Arts Commission

Santa Barbara Historical Museum

Santa Barbara Public Library

Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation

University of California Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara City College

Business Resources

General Resources

Video Resource Library

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