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Class A biosolids Limited quantities of Class A biosolids are available on a first-come first-served basis. For more information please call 805-967-4519
  • This material is not to be used as a top soil and it must be turned into your soil.
  • It is not recommended for use with root vegetables
  • Please bring your own small garbage bags or containers for transport, there is a shovel available for your convenience; we do not have any prepackaged amendment at this time.
  • Pick up days/hours are M-TH 8-4, Friday 8-3
  • Please make sure to check in at the administrative office during each of your visits - Thank you

The designated Bird Watching Area is now OPEN. Please note - there is a limited number of people that can be in the designated Area at any one time. Please complete the Waiver and review the Policy and Map attached here.

NOTICE: Effective Monday, March 13, 2017 the Permitting Office and Birding hours will change to M-TH 8-4 and Friday 8-3. The Administrative Office will remain open from M-F 8-5 for all other District related business.
We apologize in advance for any inconvenience.
Goleta Sanitary District Staff


John R Fox


John R. Fox, President Pro Tem of the Goleta Sanitary District's Board of Directors passed away Tuesday, May 30, 2017 following a long illness. Director Fox was first elected to the Board in 1976 and served continuously since then. During his tenure he served as Board President for many years and served on numerous standing committees. Mr. Fox was born in Springfield, MA on April 20, 1931 and was a resident of Goleta for many years.

In addition to his service for the District he also served on the California Special District Association (CSDA) Board from 1989 to 2010, including serving as Board President in 2006-2007, and on the CSDA Finance Corporation from 1996-2011, as well as serving as a Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) Commissioner. Director Fox was a founding member of the Santa Barbara Chapter of the Special District Association, and was a tireless advocate of the community he served.

Director Fox was also a veteran, having served in the US Air Force, achieving the rank of Captain. The Goleta Sanitary District honors his many years of service.

Emergency Contact Information

For sewer spills or open man hole covers call

Board Meeting Information

The GSD Board of Directors meets the 1st and 3rd Monday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at the GSD Board Room at One William Moffett Place. Agendas and Minutes are available under News, above.

The next Board Meeting is a Regular Board Meeting on 07/17/17 at 6:30 p.m.