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Santa Barbara County is in the Orange Tier

Effective 8 a.m. on April 21, 2021

Business Attestation

Find out about the County of Santa Barbara’s requirements for you to reopen your business. Learn what is required for different workplaces to reopen including guidance in preparing a plan based upon your industry and how to put the plan into action.

Small Business & Community Partnership Enhancement Program

Want to take your business outdoors? Check out this special allowance that provides businesses or other organizations to expand into adjacent public right-of-way outdoor areas in the unincorporated areas of the county.

Learn about important information including Federal, State, and local assistance programs available to small business owners and employers. Please check out the County of Santa Barbara’s updated list of new programs and policies that may impact your business.

If you are a small business owner, employer, employee or a resident and you are interested in assistance that is specifically targeted to individuals and workers, please check out these resources.

Local & State Health Orders

Find local and state health orders that may affect your business here. Health orders can have an impact on when businesses may reopen, how goods and services may be delivered to the public and if there are any special health-related requirements of businesses or the general public.