What We Do

The Department of Planning & Building is one of the County's land-based departments. The Department's roles and responsibilities are related to the development and use of real property. The Department consists of two primary functional areas: Policies & Programs and Permitting. These functional areas work together to support the Department's mission - promoting the wise use of land and helping to build great communities.

Policies & Programs

Sections in policies and programs focus on long-range planning, energy and housing programs. Additional sections provide departmental support for accounting, human resources, and information technology.

Permitting

Sections in permitting focus on land use permits, environmental review, construction permits, and code enforcement.

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Cannabis Plants

County to Continue Cannabis Regulations Discussion on November 27, 2017

The County Board of Supervisors will continue its public discussion on new rules regulating the cannabis industry in the unincorporated areas of San Luis Obispo County.

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