Surface Mining Inspections

Who can use this service?

Operators of active mines within the unincorporated areas of the county.

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: Schedule Inspection

Department of Planning & Building staff schedule an annual inspection, generally between July and the end of December.

Step 2: Complete Report

Staff completes the inspection report and sends it to the State, which then reviews the report to verify that the mine is in compliance with all applicable plans regulations and plans.

When and where is this service offered?

Active mines are inspected on an annual basis.

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