Offices Closed to Walk-In Visitors

March 18, 2020

Lyz Hoffman, Public Information Officer, (805) 961-8819

Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District Offices
Closed to Walk-In Visitors

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. — In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (APCD) is not accepting any walk-in visitors at its Santa Barbara and Santa Maria offices. APCD staff continue to work to serve the public’s needs and carry out our mission to protect the public from air pollution, but are taking extra steps to limit person-to-person interaction and ensure social distancing.

For normal business, APCD staff can be reached by phone (main number: 805-961-8800) or email. For a staff directory, see APCD’s website:

Please use the following email addresses for specific questions or to submit specific documents or materials. If files are too large to submit via email, APCD staff will arrange for an alternative solution:

Administrative Division
• Accounts Receivable: [email protected]
• Human Resources: [email protected]
• Public Information and Media: [email protected]

Compliance Division
• Asbestos Notifications: [email protected]
• Air Pollution Complaints: (805) 961-8810

Engineering Division
• General: [email protected]
• Permits: [email protected]
• Public Records Act Requests: [email protected]

Planning Division
• Grants: [email protected]
• Woodsmoke Reduction: [email protected]
• Landscape Equipment: [email protected]
• Land Use/CEQA: [email protected]

See current air quality conditions and forecasts at Today’s Air Quality and follow APCD on Instagram and Twitter (@OurAirSBC) for the latest news. Sign up for air quality alerts and news on our Subscribe webpage.

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New Phone Numbers
The District has new direct lines for all staff, as well as for all of our phone lines, including our main phone number and Complaints line. You can find our new phone numbers on this webpage.

Nuevos números de teléfono
El Distrito tiene nuevos números de teléfono para comunicarse con el personal directamente, así como también para todas nuestras líneas telefónicas, incluyendo nuestro número principal y el de las Quejas. Puede encontrar nuestros nuevos números de teléfono en esta página web.