Sandbags available to Ventura, Santa Barbara County residents

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. - In preparation for this week's anticipated strong storms, free sandbag stations are available at various locations in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties.

Residents are asked to bring their own sand bags and shovels. Some locations may offer a limited number of sandbags.


  • Lompoc: JM Park, located at Chestnut Avenue and A Street. Limit 10 per home.
  • Lompoc: Fire Station 1 located at 115 South G Street. Limited supply of empty sandbags. Sandbags are not prefilled and limited to 10 bags per home.
  • Montecito: Sandbags available to Montecito residents at Montecito Fire Station 1 located at 595 San Ysidro Road.
  • Goleta: Free sandbags available for pick-up at Fire Station 11 located at 6901 Frey Way; Fire Station 14 located at 320 Los Carneros; and the Goleta Valley Community Center.
  • Santa Barbara: Corporate Annex Yard located at 401 E. Yanonali Street.
  • Guadalupe: Fire Station 2 located at 918 Obispo Street.
  • Santa Maria: Sand only. Public Works Yard at 810 W. Church Street.
  • Solvang: Veteran's Hall at 1745 Mission Drive.
  • Carpineria: City Hall at 5775 Carpinteria Avenue.



  • Oxnard: Free sand and sandbags at City of Oxnard Corporate Yard located at 1060 Pacific Avenue. Residents are encouraged to call 805-385-8343 to schedule an appointment to pickup sandbags.

Click here for information on how to fill and place sandbags.


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