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San Luis Obispo County, California


Planning & Building

James A. Bergman

Bill Robeson
Deputy Director, Permitting

Trevor Keith
Deputy Director, Policies and Programs

Meeting Agendas


San Luis Obispo

976 Osos Street
Room 200
San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
Map and Directions

(805) 781-5600
7-1-1 TTY/TDD Relay


Office Hours:
Monday through Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm


North County

6565 Capistrano Ave.
Above The Library
Atascadero, CA 93422

(805) 461-6138
7-1-1 TTY/TDD Relay

Office Hours:

7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00pm
Closed 4/24 and 5/8

Closed for Lunch
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

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Building Permits, Construction Information and Forms

Building Plan Checklists

If you are planning on adding onto any existing structures, constructing a new building or performing any on site grading, these checklists will help you prepare complete plans for the Building Division to plan check your project quickly.

Building Permit Activity List

View various reports on our building permit activity.

How do I get a permit?

Get a complete guide to the process here:
Step-by-Step Guide to the Permit Process

Go to our Construction Permit Application to fill out a permit application.

If you are a licensed contractor and have a small project, like a replacement of a water heater or electric meter/panel to an existing residence, you may be able to get your permit online. Go to our E-Permits page to find out or read this Guide.

Have a permit in process currently?

View permit information and status with our On-Line Permit Status Lookup 

Click here to see how many working day it takes for us to complete the first plan-check. piechart.png

What will it cost?

View our Fees page

How do I get my project inspected?

View our Inspections page to download users guides.

Who should I call if I have questions that were not answered here?

Building Permit Staff Listing

2013 California Standard Codes

Summary of code changes, links to codes and fire sprinkler requirements existing construction as well as new construction.

San Luis Obispo County, Building and Construction Ordinance

Title 19 - Building and Construction Ordinance

Hiring a Contractor?

Go to the Contractors State License Board website for information.

Associated Organizations