Drainage and Flood Hazard Review

Who can use this service?

Anyone can use this service.

Is there a charge for this service?

See the current fee schedule

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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Public Works Main Office

Monday - Friday 8-5

976 Osos Street Room 206 San Luis Obispo, CA 93408

Tel: (805) 781-5252

Fax: (805) 781-1229

Frequently Asked Questions

Will my building permit require a drainage and flood hazard review?

The following is a list of criteria, that determine if your application will require drainage review:

  • Does the project have slopes of 10% or greater?
  • Is the project located in a flood hazard area?
  • Is the project located in an area which has historically experienced flooding, such as: Los Osos, Nipomo or Cambria?
  • Is the project a commercial or industrial development?
  • Does the project have potential for erosion problems?