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San Luis Obispo County, California


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County Contact Information

County Government Center
1055 Monterey Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93408

Telephone: 805-781-5000
Toll free: 800-834-4636


Use the Department Directory for quick access to department information.                                                

November 8 Election/Voter Information

Find more information at the Clerk-Recorder's Office.

County News

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Board Unanimously Votes to Extend Marijuana Urgency Ordinance

On Oct. 25, the Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to extend a marijuana urgency ordinance for 10 months and 15 days (or exactly one year since the urgency ordinance was originally adopted).

Read the staff report for more details.

Read the urgency ordinance in its entirety.


Community Improvement Projects Awarded $100,000 in Grants from County

Eight local not-for-profit organizations will receive a total of $100,000 in grant funding from the County of San Luis Obispo to beautify unincorporated areas of the county this coming year. Read More

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Diablo Canyon Closure - What You Need to Know

Are you worried about the impending Diablo Canyon Power Plant closure? Many local citizens attended the California Public Utilities Commission Public Participation Hearing on Oct. 20 and voiced their concerns about how the closure will affect our community.

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Financial Outlook in Good Shape, Officials Say

Despite international volatility, the local economy continues to improve, according to the County’s Fiscal Year 2017-18 Financial Forecast presented to the Board of Supervisors and the public on Oct. 11. However, pressures from the pending closure of Diablo Canyon Power Plant could begin to affect the County of San Luis Obispo’s budget as early as next year.  Read more


County Ends Fiscal Year in Healthy Financial Position

The County continues to work well within its budget, according to the fiscal year 2015-16 year-end financial status report presented to the Board of Supervisors by County Administrative Analyst David Grim on Sept. 13.  Read more

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Latest Drought Updates          

Get information and the latest updates on drought conditions and water conservation tips. To report drought-related concerns or for water conservations questions, call the County Water Conservation and Drought Hotline at (805) 781-4466.




Resources for Those Affected by the Chimney Fire


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