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Santa Barbara - Satellite office

Santa Barbara district office 411 E Canon Perdido Street, Suite 2
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 884-1032
Robert Hjelle, presiding judge

General information

Units within the Santa Barbara satellite office:

Recorded information: 1-800-736-7401
Disability accommodations: 1-866-681-1459

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Court hours

Court is in session: 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. morning session
1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. afternoon session
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The court lobby will be open 30 minutes before the beginning of the court session, five days per week (except for holidays). Items may be date stamped and filed at the information desk in the lobby.

No judges are available on Fridays to handle walk through items.

Children should not be brought to court.

Getting to the court

By bus:

  • MTD services (805) 963-3366 fare $1.75, Coastal Express Limited (805) 883-4276 $4.00, Clean Air Express (805) 692-1902 $7.00

By car:

  • Coming from the North Area
    US-101 S, Take the Garden St exit, turn left onto Garden St, turn right onto E Canon Perdido St. Destination will be on the left.

  • Coming from the South Area
    US-101 N, Exit onto Laguna St, Turn right onto E Canon Perdido St, Destination will be on the left


Street parking only, with a limit of 90 minutes. Do not park in the lot adjacent to the building, as it is reserved for tenants with permits only. Parking in the lot may result in your car being towed.

Nearby eateries:

There are several places to eat within walking distance or a short drive away, including Olio e Limone Ristorante, The Habit Burger Grill, Jeannine's Bakery, Savoy Cafe & Deli, Lilly's Taqueria, and The Neighborhood Bar & Grill

October 2014