PERMIT & LICENSE CENTER

This page is designed to easily guide you to the appropriate information or City department to process your permit or license.

  • Free Assistance for New and Existing Businesses
    Sin Costo Alguno por la Asistencia a Negocios Nuevos y Existentes

  • Alarm Permit Questions and Answers

    Alarm Permit Website
    P.O. Box 140548
    Irving Texas 75014-0548
    Toll-free phone: (866) 970-8019
    FAX: (972) 831-7499

  • Animal licenses
    Animal licensing is through the County of Santa Barbara Public Health Department. 548 W. Foster Road, Santa Maria, CA 93455
    Telephone: (805) 934-6119
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  • Building and Construction Permits
    Plan Check Application; Basic Site Plan Requirements; Non-Residential Plan Submittal Checklist; Plans Requiring an Architect or Engineer; Residential Plan Submittal Checklist (English and Spanish); Express Plan Review; Grading & Drainage Plan Standards (English and Spanish); Request for Records.
  • Building Forms and Applications
    Plan Check Application; Pre-Roofing Permit Application (residential); Fax Permit Roofing Application (residential); Re-Roof Permit Application (non-residential); Fax Permit Roofing Application (non-residential); Business License Application; Permits By Fax; Hardship Form A; Hardship Form B; Asbestos Forms; Grading & Drainage Plan Standards.
  • Business License
    Department of Administrative Services
    Finance Division
    110 East Cook Street; Room 6
    Santa Maria; CA 93454
  • Development Applications and Forms
    Barbecue Permit Forms (charitable event & community event); CM Zone Form; Conditional Use Permit Application Form and Guide; Environmental Clearance Application; Estimated Development Fee Worksheet; Fee Schedule Information; Garage/Yard Sale Permit Application; Home Occupation Regulations; Land Division Process Guide; Lot Line Adjustment Application; M-1 Zone Form; Merger Application Form; ; Planned Development Permit Application Form and Guide; Preliminary Grading and Drainage Plan Guidelines; Project Review Permit Application Form; Request for Early Land Use Consultation and Verification Form; Sign Permit Application Form; Site Plan Basic Guidelines; Specific Plan Amendment Application Form; Tentative Map Application Form; Temporary Sign Application Form.
  • Encroachment Permit
    Public Works Department; Engineering Division
    110 South Pine Street; Suite 221
    Santa Maria; CA 93454
  • Events
    Parade Permit/Assembly Application and Block Party/Street Closure Application
    Submit a completed Parade Permit/Street Closure Application at the Department of Administrative Services; 110 E. Cook St.; Rm. 6 or by fax to (805) 925-2243. For information regarding parade permits or street closures contact the Finance Division at (805) 925-0951 ext. 422.
  • Film Permit
    Mark van de Kamp
    City Manager's Office
    (805) 925-0951 ext. 372
    mvandekamp@ci.santa-maria.ca.us (backup number 925-0951 ext. 200)
    110 East Cook Street, Room 1
    Santa Maria, CA 93454
  • Parking Permit
    Department of Administrative Services
    Finance Division
    110 East Cook Street; Room 6
    Santa Maria; CA 93454