Hours and Location


The Courthouse address is 1100 Anacapa Street. Click here for map and directions.


The Courthouse is open from 8AM to 5PM Monday through Friday, and 10AM to 5PM weekends and Court holidays. (Click here for list of Court holidays.) It is closed on Christmas Day. Visitors are not admitted after 4:30PM. Allow extra time for security screening.


Public Transportation

Several public transit bus lines stop within a short distance of the Courthouse. Some lines stop directly across the street from the Courthouse (Anacapa and Anapamu stop #126). Others stop at the MTD Transit Center, three blocks away. Click here for up-to-date information on bus routes and schedules. Click here for directions from the MTD Transit Center to the Courthouse.


Parking is available in City Lot #7, directly across from the Courthouse on Anacapa Street. General parking in the lot is free for the first 75 minutes, (longer for accessible parking) and $3.00 for each hour or part of an hour after that. Street parking is available in designated areas for 75 minutes. Fines are levied for overtime. These links will provide details about current City of Santa Barbara fees, policies and regulations, including accessibility information for parking lots and street parking .

Street map