Water Resources Division

We provide and promote flood protection, water conservation and improved
water quality of urban runoff for the Santa Barbara County community.

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Flood Control &
Water Agency

Naomi Schwartz Building
130 E. Victoria Street,
Suite 200
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Project Clean Water
123 E. Anapamu Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Project Clean Water
mailing address:

130 E. Victoria Street,
Suite 200
Santa Barbara, CA 93101


Our offices are now open to the public.
For those entering County facilities who are fully vaccinated, facial coverings are optional.
However, for those not fully vaccinated, facial coverings are required.
For those who need or want a face covering, one will be provided.  Otherwise, accommodations will be made to maintain the safety of all individuals.

Phone: 805.568.3440 FAX: 805.568.3434

Office hours: 8:00am - 12:00pm and 1:00pm - 5:00pm Monday - Friday

Development Review Public Counter hours:  

Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

We are also available by email and phone (805.568.3440)

Electronic copies of plans, elevations certificates and substantial improvement worksheets are preferred. 
To submit electronic copies please email PWDREVContact@cosbpw.net to request a link to upload electronic documents to Box.com.  Hard copies will be accepted and can be brought to our offices at 130 E. Victoria St., Suite 200 during the Development Review Public Counter hours listed above.