Public Art on County-owned Property
Funded from non-County sources


The County of Santa Cruz – Policies and Procedures
Artist/Community Initiated Public Art Projects on County-owned Property

Just in Time (JIT) - Process for approval of public art projects which are not part of the County’s Percent for Arts program and when funding is from non-County sources. Projects within Santa Cruz County limits that will result in the placement of a permanent work of arton County property must undergo a public art review and approval process before they can be executed. The artist and/or project sponsor is required to submit to the County Parks Department (Parks) a project proposal. An artist may be pre-selected by the project sponsor/community to submit a project proposal, or a Call to Artists may be issued to find an artist appropriate for the proposed project. If an artist has already been chosen by the project sponsor, the artist shall appear before the JIT Panel (Panel) to present the proposed project. If a Call to Artists has been issued, artists’ proposals will be considered by the Panel and a finalist will be selected to continue in the process. reference.

You may download the information on the process and what to submit HERE, or to have an application mailed to you, please call (831) 454-7933.

Santa Cruz County Department of Parks, Open Space and Cultural Services
979 17th Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
General Information (Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Phone: (831) 454-7901 • PRCweb@santacruzcounty.us