Animal Care and Control

The City of Carpinteria provides Animal Control services within the jurisdictional boundary. Services include dog licensing, stray dog pickup, animal keeping permits, and dog bite and dangerous dog investigations. Wildlife and marine mammals concerns are referred to appropriate agencies that specialize in particular species.

A revised fee schedule becomes effective January 29, 2024. The updated schedule is available here.

Seal Watch Information

Important information, tips and seasonal closures.

Mosquito & Vector Management District

Mosquito and Vector Management District (MVMD) of Santa Barbara County (805) 969-5050

If you have a bee swarm or other bee related issue in your neighborhood, you can contact the MVMD (above) or click for bee keepers.