The Santa Barbara Contractors Association is recognized as one of the leading organizations representing the overall construction industry on the California Central Coast. The Association was founded in 1948 by a group of local contractors to promote integrity and high standards of quality in the construction industry.

The Santa Barbara Contractors Association represents more than 2,100 professionals and serving over 1,500 local business organizations in Santa Barbara. The SBCA’s 13 member Board of Directors represents a cross-section of local business and construction industry leaders. The Board guides the association’s mission, strategy, and goals during monthly meetings. We pride ourselves on our ability to provide leadership – promoting, building, serving & educating our community with integrity & quality.

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The SBCA is committed to evolving into an unbeatable professional membership for the local construction industry. We periodically survey both our current and lapsed members to help us shape the member benefits we provide, so that we continue to get better and stronger as an association over time. SBCA’s core membership is comprised of licensed:

  • Contractors
  • Subcontractors
  • Architects
  • Designers
  • Engineers
  • Industry Support Professionals
  • Material Suppliers


The SBCA currently provides the following range of member benefits to help you improve your business and win more projects, such as:


Connect with industry leaders and local business professionals at events, such as our annual Construction Awards, Golf Tournament and Poker Night!

Member Directory

Online & printed directory used by owners + GCs to find local, licensed contractors and subs.

Online Planroom

Bid more projects. Get more bids! Local Planroom hosted by Tri-Co.

Weekly Newsletter

Tailgate topics, event highlights, member spotlights, industry news, and more.


Classes, seminars, webinars, and trainings.

CPR/AED Training

Discounts on Heartsaver CPR/AED + first aid classes.

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Join our professional network of Santa Barbara leading industry businesses!


Mark your calendars! Friday, July 23, 2021 | More Information >
Awards Event Fall 2021 in Santa Barbara, CA | More information >