A South Coast city has taken a major new step towards replacing its outdated half century old police station.
The Santa Barbara City Council has approved a search for a site to replace the city’s current Figueroa Street building, which will built in the late 1950’s.
The search effort will include city owned property in Downtown Santa Barbara, as well as privately owned land in the area. The city is looking for at least half a city block of land for the new facility.
City officials are hoping to have a site for a new facility lined up by the end of the year.