Permits & Licenses

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

  • 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 and Forms
    • Plan Check Application
    • Interactive (online) permit application
    • Basic Site Plan
    • Basic Site Plan Requirements
    • Non-Residential Plan Submittal Checklist
    • Plans Requiring an Architect or Engineer
    • Residential Plan Submittal Checklist (English and Spanish)
    • Grading & Drainage Plan Standards (English and Spanish)
    • Pre-Roofing Permit Application (residential)
    • Fax Permit Roofing Application (residential)
    • Re-Roof Permit Application (non-residential)
    • Fax Permit Roofing Application (non-residential)
    • Permits By Fax
    • Hardship Form A
    • Hardship Form B
  • Business License
    Finance Department
    Finance Division
    206 E. Cook Street, City Hall Annex
    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


  • Parking Permit
    Finance Department
    Finance Division
    206 East Cook Street
    Santa Maria, CA 93454

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