Airport Land Use Plan Update

The San Luis Obispo County Airport Land Use Commission (ALUC) is in the process of updating the airport land use plan for the San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport. The existing plan was prepared in 2005 and is not consistent with the guidelines contained in the latest California Airport Land Use Planning Handbook, updated in 2011.

Continuum of Care Program Competition

The County of San Luis Obispo is requesting proposals for the 2017 Continuum of Care Program Competition administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Draft Cannabis Ordinance

PLEASE NOTE: Currently we are not accepting land use permit applications for cannabis activities. Applications will not be accepted until the permanent ordinance is adopted and effective (est. December 31, 2017).

The Board of Supervisors held a public hearing on October 3, 2017 and continued public hearings on October 17, 2017, October 20, 2017, and November 7, 2017 to establish regulations for cannabis activities in the unincorporated areas of San Luis Obispo County, and will continue its consideration of the ordinances and take public input on this matter at a hearing on November 27, 2017.

Los Osos Community Plan Update

The Department of Planning & Building was authorized to update the Los Osos Community Plan of the County’s General Plan and Local Coastal Plan on December 11, 2012. The Community Plan is the official plan for land use and transportation in Los Osos which determines how the community will grow and develop over the next 20 years. The update will focus on protecting resources and providing adequate infrastructure.

Oster/Las Pilitas Quarry

A request by Las Pilitas, LLC for a Conditional Use Permit and Reclamation Plan to allow for a new aggregate quarry and asphalt and concrete recycling facility. Mining operations would occur over a 30-year timeframe and conclude with reclamation of the site. The maximum annual extraction would be 500,000 tons. The project would result in disturbance of roughly 60 acres on two parcels totaling 203 acres in size. The project site is located east of the community of Santa Margarita at 6660 Calf Canyon Highway (Highway 58, north side), east of the Salinas River Bridge and approximately 0.25 miles west of Parkhill Road.

Safety Element Update-General Plan

The Department of Planning and Building was authorized to update the Safety Element of the County’s General Plan on December 6, 2016. The Safety Element addresses a wide range of natural and human-caused hazards, and consists of goals and policies aimed to reduce the risks associated with these hazards such as loss of life, injuries, property damage, and economic and social dislocation. The update consists of a comprehensive update to the existing element, which was adopted in 1999. The update will comply with the following recently enacted State mandates:

  • SB1241 – Fire Hazard Safety 
  • SB379 – Natural Hazard Adaptation and Resiliency
  • AB2140 – Integration of Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP)