Click logo to go to County homepagePlanning and Development Energy Division  
 [  You Are Here:  County Home : Planning & Development Home : Energy Home : Who We Are : Mission Statement]
Site Search
Contact Us
 Energy Division Home
 Announcements
 Who We Are
   Mission Statement
   Division Staff
 Oil & Gas Facilities Maps
 Projects
 Onshore Permitting &
Inspection
 Permit Compliance
 Mitigation Programs
 Links to Other Sites
end-section divider

In case of an oil
spill or gas release:

Call 911

Facility Operators
must also call:

Governor's Office of
Emergency Services
1-800-645-7911


Energy Division
(805)568-2519


Click here for other
reporting requirements



Click here for normal
business hours contacts
 

Mission Statement

The Energy and Minerals Division oversees oil and gas activities offshore Santa Barbara County, the onshore facilities that support those offshore operations and oil refineries, onshore oil and gas development, surface mining, and renewable energy projects. Our oversight includes planning, policy development, permit processing, environmental review and risk analyses, permit enforcement and public outreach. Our purpose is to provide comprehensive review of permit applications, enforce compliance, implement mitigation programs, and maintain a policy program. We do this in a spirit of cooperation with a variety of agencies with which we share jurisdiction over the projects that we permit and regulate for compliance.

 

 
end of page content

Top