Creeks Division Now Accepting Applications for Code Enforcement Officer Position
The City of Santa Barbara is currently accepting applications for the position of Code Enforcement Officer in the Creeks Division.
The Code Enforcement Officer responds to reports of pollution to our storm drains and creeks, issuing notices of violation and administrative citations when necessary.
The position also includes implementation of the Clean Creeks Business Program and Business Assistance Program, administration of the creek and beach trash removal contract, and water quality monitoring duties.
Please visit and click on "Code Enforcement Officer" to read the job description and apply online.
Applications are due by 5pm on Friday, January 24.
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Wednesday, January 29
The Creeks Division’s Storm Water Infiltration Projects at Stevens Park, the Westside Neighborhood Center, and Oak Park are now complete!
Please join Mayor Helene Schneider and the City Council for a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the projects.
Wednesday, January 29, 11am
Oak Park Main Parking Lot
W. Junipero Street between W. Alamar Street and Calle Real
Approximately 100,000 square feet of asphalt has been removed and replaced with permeable pavers, designed to allow storm water (rain) and urban runoff to infiltrate into the ground.
This keeps pollutants like oil and auto fluids from leaking cars, metals, bacteria, and nutrients from flowing directly into storm drains, which flow into our creeks and oceans untreated.
To learn more about the projects, visit
Thank You San Marcos High School Students!
On Saturday, January 11, a group of students from San Marcos High School joined us at the Mission Creek Lagoon to conduct a beach clean-up around East Beach and West Beach.
The small but enthusiastic group of students collected 36 pounds of trash and debris, including 605 cigarette butts, 115 food/candy wrappers, 227 pieces of plastic, 14 plastic grocery bags, and much more!
To learn about volunteer opportunities with the Creeks Division, visit

Newly Certified Clean Creeks Businesses
Join the Creeks Division in congratulating the following local businesses for becoming Certified Clean Creeks Businesses!
428 Chapala Street
Esau's Café
721 Chapala Street
the French Press
1101 State Street
the French Press
528 Anacapa Street
Good Cup Coffee
918 State Street
Jack's Bistro & Famous Bagels
53 S. Milpas Street
For a complete list of Certified Businesses or to learn more about the program, visit 

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