Welcome to the County of Santa Barbara Environmental Health Services

The Santa Barbara County Environmental Health Services (EHS) is dedicated to protecting the health and well-being of its community through the various programs that we provide.

To report the release of a hazardous material or waste, register a complaint, or report an environmental concern click here


Business hours are: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30pm. We are closed for lunch from 12-1 pm.
Walk-ins to our public counters are welcome Monday – Friday, 8:00 am to 11:30 am.
Appointments with specialists are also available Monday – Friday, 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm. The office will be closed to walk-in customers during these hours.
For questions during business operation hours or to make an appointment, please call the Santa Barbara office at 805-681-4900 Ext 3, or the Santa Maria office at 805-346-8460 Ext. 3  

EHS Programs and Services

Panel- Forms

Forms / Publications

  • Forms
  • Policies
  • EHS Fee Schedule
  • Public Records Review Request                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
Panel- Outside Resources