Addressing

Who can use this service?

Anyone in the unincorporated areas of the San Luis Obispo County who needs to have an address assigned to a new addressable building or who needs to have the address of an existing addressable building verified can use this service.

Is there a charge for this service?

Please refer to the Department of Planning & Building Fee Schedule for application fees.

What is the process?

Step 1: Assign/Verify Address

If a new addressible building is being constructed, an address will be assigned by staff during the construction permit process. If an existing addressible building does not have a valid street address, the building owner or tenant may request an address verification by contacting the Department of Planning & Building.

Step 2: Notify Agencies/Utilities

Staff notifies all applicable agencies (including the Post Office) and utility companies once an address has been assigned or verified.

When and where is this service offered?

This service is available throughout the year during regular business hours except during scheduled holidays.

Location, directions and hours of operation

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Old County Courthouse Building

Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

976 Osos Street Room 200 San Luis Obispo, CA 93408

Tel: (805) 781-5600

Permits/Inspections: (805) 788-2076

Fax: (805) 781-1242

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I obtain an address for my electrical meter?

No, electrical meters are not considered to be addressible buildings.

Can I obtain an address for my guest house or workshop?

No, guest houses and workshops are not considered to be addressible buildings.

Can I obtain an address for my vacant parcel?

No, addresses are only assigned to buildings.