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    Department Directory

    Here is a list of County departments and other affiliated agencies. If you don't find what you're looking for, please use our contact form or telephone us at (805) 781-5000 or toll free at (800) 834-4636.
    Department
    (Click on the department name to go to their web site)
    Services Address and Telephone

     

    Administrative Office
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    Here you'll find information on the County Administrative Office and its associated departments. Government Center
    Room D-430
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
    Tel:  (805) 781-5011
    Fax: (805) 781-5023
    Agricultural Commissioner/Weights and Measures

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    Information on agricultural resources, pest management, pesticide use information, and crop reports may be found here. You'll also find weights and measures conversion tables.

    810 W. Branch
    Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
    Tel:  (805) 473-7090
    Fax: (805) 473-7094

    350 North Main Street
    Templeton, CA 93465
    Tel:  (805) 434-5950
    Fax: (805) 434-5953

    2156 Sierra Way
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
    Tel:  (805) 781-5910
    Fax: (805) 781-1035

    Air Pollution Control District (APCD)

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    The Air Pollution Control District (APCD) partners with local communities and businesses to protect public health by implementing regulations and programs to preserve our air quality while assisting the County in meeting outdoor air quality standards. 3433 Roberto Court
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
    Tel:  (805) 781-5912
    Fax: (805) 781-1002

    Airport
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    Here you'll find information on the San Luis Obispo County's Regional Airport: McChesney Field Airport. 901 Airport Drive
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
    Tel:  (805) 781-5205
    Alcohol and Substance Abuse
    (Drug and Alcohol Services)

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    The Drug and Alcohol Services Department promotes safe, healthy, responsible, and informed choices concerning alcohol and other drugs through programs responsive to community needs.

    San Luis Obispo Center
    2180 Johnson Avenue
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
    Tel:  (805) 781-4275

    Arroyo Grande Center
    1106 Grand Avenue
    Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
    Tel:  (805) 473-7080

    Atascadero Center
    3556 El Camino Real
    Atascadero, CA 93422
    Tel:  (805) 461-6080

    Animal Services

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    The Animal Services Department, which receives abandoned, homeless, and stray animals at the shelter, performs rabies control and monitoring, enforces local and state animal regulations, and assists in offering solutions to animal-related problems. County Operations Center, Hwy 1
    885 Oklahoma Avenue
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
    Tel:  (805) 781-4400
    Shelter Update: (805) 781-4407
    Volunteers: (805) 781-4413
    Assessor

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    The Assessor is responsible for locating, identifying the ownership, and determining the value of all taxable property within the county. This information is then published in the "assessment roll."

    1055 Monterey Suite D360
    San Luis Obispo CA 93408
    Tel:  (805) 781-5643

    North County Office
    5955 Capistrano Suite. B
    Atascadero CA 93422
    Tel:  (805) 461-6143

    Auditor - Controller

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    The Auditor-Controller acts as a guardian of funds administered for the County, cities, schools, and special districts, and provides an independent source of financial information and analysis. County Government Center
    1055 Monterey Suite D220
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
    Tel:  (805) 781-5040
    Fax: (805) 781-1220
    Board of Supervisors

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    Here you'll find information on who represents you, Board agendas and meeting minutes, how to contact your Supervisor and how to get information on matters before the Board. 1055 Monterey Suite D430
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
    Tel:  (805) 781-5450
    Child Support Services

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    The Department of Child Support Services establishes paternity and court orders for child and medical support and enforces these court orders by collecting support from non-custodial parents.

    1200 Monterey St.
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
    Tel:  (866) 901-3212
    Fax: (805) 781-1293

    Clerk-Recorder

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    Here you'll find information and forms you need to get married, register to vote, file a fictitious business name, record documents and obtain birth, death and marriage certificates. The Clerk-Recorder is responsible for vital and official record documents, elections, Board of Supervisors' records and many other processes and functions.

    San Luis Obispo Office
    1055 Monterey St.
    Suite D120
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
    Tel:  (805) 781-5080
    Fax: (805) 781-1111

    North County
    5955 Capistrano, Suite. B
    Atascadero, CA 93422
    Tel:  (805) 461-6041
    Fax (805) 461-6043

    County Counsel

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    County Counsel provides legal advice to County departments and agencies and litigation services to special districts.

    1055 Monterey St.
    Suite D320
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
    Tel:  (805) 781-5400
    Fax: (805) 781-4221
    District Attorney

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    Here you'll find information about the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney's office, including the Bad Check Program and Victim / Witness Assistance Program. 1035 Palm St.
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
    Tel:  (805) 781-5800
    Drug and Alcohol Services

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    The Drug and Alcohol Services Department promotes safe, healthy, responsible, and informed choices concerning alcohol and other drugs through programs responsive to community needs.

    San Luis Obispo Center
    2180 Johnson Avenue
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
    Tel:  (805) 781-4275

    Arroyo Grande Center
    1106 Grand Avenue
    Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
    Tel:  (805) 473-7080

    Atascadero Center
    3556 El Camino Real
    Atascadero, CA 93422
    Tel:  (805) 461-6080

    Emergency Services

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    Here you'll find information about preparing for natural disasters and emergencies, disaster relief, and links to agencies for assistance.

    1055 Monterey St.
    Suite D430
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
    Tel:  (805) 781-5011
    Fax: (805) 781-5005

    Employee University
    (Now: Learning & Development Center)
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    Here you'll find information about training resources, classes and other resources available for employees and other government agency training. 1055 Monterey St.
    Suite D430
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
    Tel:  (805) 781-5011
    Fax: (805) 781-5005
    Farm Advisor

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    The Farm Advisor provides programming in agriculture, natural resources, nutrition, and consumer science, as well as youth development through 4-H programs. San Luis Obispo Office
    2156 Sierra Way, Suite. C
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
    Tel: (805) 781-5940

    Templeton Office
    350 N. Main Street, Suite. B
    Templeton, CA 93446
    Tel:  (805) 434-4106
    Fire - Cal Fire/County Fire

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    The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection  provides fire protection for the County of San Luis Obispo, the City of Pismo Beach, the Avila Beach Community Services District and the Los Osos Community Services District by cooperative agreements.

    Headquarters
    635 N. Santa Rosa St.
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
    Tel:  (805) 543-4244

    General Services Agency

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    Here you'll find information on Building Facilities, Central Mail, Purchasing, Garage and Ground Services, Airports, Parks, and Property Management and Utilities. 1087 Santa Rosa St.
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
    Tel:  (805) 781-5200
    Fax: (805) 781-1074
    Grand Jury

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    The Grand Jury's primary function is to examine all aspects of local government, ensuring that the county is being governed honestly and efficiently and that county monies are being handled judiciously. 1051 Mill St.
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
    Tel:  (805) 781-5188
    Fax: (805) 781-1156
    Health Agency

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    The Health Agency includes the Drug and Alcohol Services, Mental Health Services, and Public Health Services departments. Together, these departments provide health-related assistance and services to county residents, including the Women, Infant and Children Program, alcohol and substance abuse walk-in clinics, and crisis intervention. For Drug and Alcohol contact information, click Drug and Alcohol .
    For Mental Health Services contact information, click Mental Health .
    For Public Health Services contact information, click Public Health .

    General Inquires
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    Tel:  (805) 781-5500

     

    Human Resources 
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    Here you'll find services and information for County employees as well as those who seek employment with the County of San Luis Obispo.
    1055 Monterey St. Suite D250
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
    Tel:  (805) 781-5959
    Fax: (805) 781-1044
    Job Hotline: (805) 781-5958
    Information Technology

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    Information Technology (IT) provides information technology solutions to support county departments in serving the public. IT services range from project management, programming, and computing services to networking, radio communications, budgeting and finance, telephone support services, information security, and technical support.

    Room 400, County Government Center
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
    Tel:  (805) 781-5050
    Fax: (805) 781-1388

    LAFCO

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    Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) considers proposals for the formation of new local governmental agencies; reviews proposals based on a variety of factors including: a plan for services submitted by the agency, resources and infrastructure capacity, and the need for services; considers the impact that a proposal may have on existing agricultural lands with focus on prime agricultural lands; and urban sprawl can best be described as irregular and disorganized growth occurring without apparent design or plan.

    1042 Pacific Street, Suite A
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
    Tel:  (805) 781-5795
    Fax: (805) 788-2072

    Law Library

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    Here is information about the San Luis Obispo Law Library which provides current legal materials that meet the legal research and information needs of Law Library users in San Luis Obispo County. We serve all members of the community and county government. 1050 Monterey St., Room 125
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
    Tel:  (805) 781-5855
    Fax: (805) 781-4172
    Learning & Development Center

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    San Luis Obispo Learning & Development Center is the place to come when you need to find creative solutions, learn something new, or experience personal and professional growth. 1055 Monterey St.
    Suite D430
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
    Tel:  (805) 781-5011
    Fax: (805) 781-5005
    Library, SLO City-County

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    Here you'll find information on the City-County Library and its branches. 995 Palm St.
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

    Mailing Address

    P.O. Box 8107
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93403
    Circulation: (805) 781-5991
    Reference:  (805) 781-5989
    Audio-Visual: (805) 781-5782
    Mental Health Services

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    Here you'll find information on the Mental Health Services and programs available. 2178 Johnson Avenue
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-4535
    Tel:  (805) 781-4700

     

    Office of Emergency Services 
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    Here you'll find information about preparing for natural disasters and emergencies, disaster relief, and links to agencies for assistance.

    1055 Monterey St.
    Suite D430
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
    Tel:  (805) 781-5011
    Fax: (805) 781-5005

     

    Parks 
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    Here is information about parks operated by San Luis Obispo County and how you can make park reservations. 1087 Santa Rosa St.
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
    Tel:  (805) 781-5930
    Fax: (805) 781-1102
    Camping Reservation: (805) 788-2381
    Pension Trust

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    Pension Trust funds and pays the benefits accrued by Employees of San Luis Obispo County pursuant to the provisions of the San Luis Obispo County Employees Retirement Plan. 1000 Mill Street
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
    Tel:  (805) 781-5465

     

    Personnel
    (Human Resources) 

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    Here you'll find services and information for County employees as well as those who seek employment with the County of San Luis Obispo. 1055 Monterey St.
    Suite D250
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
    Tel:  (805) 781-5959
    Fax: (805) 781-1044
    Job Hotline: (805) 781-5958
    Planning and Building

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    Here you'll find information about The Department of Planning and Building which provides public services related to land use and development permits, long-range community planning, building permits and inspections, housing services, zoning and enforcement, economic development, and other related services.

    976 Osos Street
    Room 200
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
    Tel:  (805) 781-5600
    Fax: (805) 781-1242
    Permits, Inspections, Zoning: (805) 788-2076
    Probation

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    The Probation department provides a wide array of services to both the juvenile and adult population of law offenders.

    1730 Bishop Street 
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
    (805) 781-5300
    Fax (805) 781-1231

    Juvenile Services
    1065 Kansas Ave.
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
    Tel:  (805) 781-5352
    Fax: (805) 781-1230

    Juvenile Hall
    Tel:  (805) 781-5389
    Fax: (805) 781-1169
    Public Administrator

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    The Public Administrator investigates and may administer the estates of persons who die without an appropriate person willing or able to act as administrator.  The Public Administrator has the same duties and functions as private administrators. 1055 Monterey Street, Room D-290
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93408

    Mailing Address
    Post Office Box 1149
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93406-1149
    Tel:  (805) 781-5846
    Fax: (805) 781-5362
    Public Health Services

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    Here you will find information on Community Health Services, Environmental Health, Family Health Service, Low Income Medical Care and other public health issues and resources.

    San Luis Obispo Office
    2191 Johnson Ave.
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
    Tel:  (805) 781-5500

    Atascadero Office

    5575 Capistrano
    Atascadero, CA 93422
    Tel:  (805) 461-6050

    Grover Beach Office

    286 S. 16th St.
    Grover Beach, CA 93433
    Tel:  (805) 473-7050

    Morro Bay Office

    760 Morro Bay Blvd.
    Morro Bay, CA 93442
    Tel:  (805) 772-6380

    Paso Robles Office

    723 Walnut St.
    Paso Robles, CA 93446
    Tel:  (805) 237-3050

    Public Works

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    Provides public services related to the safe and efficient movement of traffic on the 1310 miles of County maintained roadways; engineering and surveying review of proposed land development; administration and operation of various water and waste water wholesale and retail facilities, including the Nacimiento Water Supply and Los Osos Waste Water projects; long term master water planning; and franchise administration for the unincorporated areas.

    1050 Monterey St.
    Room 207
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
    Tel:  (805) 781-5252
    Fax: (805) 781-1229
    Risk Management

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    Risk Management is a division of the County Human Resources Office. 1055 Monterey St.
    Suite D250
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
    Tel:  (805) 781- 5959
    Fax (805) 781-1044
    Sheriff - Coroner

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    The Sheriff - Coroner's Office provides local law enforcement services along with animal services. 1585 Kansas Ave
    P.O. Box 32
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93406
    Tel:  (805) 781-4550
    Social Services

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    Here you'll find information on general assistance, food stamps, MediCal, CalWorks, child welfare, adoptions, foster care, and other social services.

    San Luis Obispo Office
    3433 S. Higuera
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
    Tel:  (805) 781-1600

    Arroyo Grande Office

    1086 E. Grand Avenue
    Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
    Tel:  (805) 474-2000

    Atascadero Office

    9415 El Camino Real
    Atascadero, CA 93422
    Tel:  (805) 461-6000

    Nipomo Office

    681 W. Teft St. Suite 1 
    Nipomo, CA 93444
    Tel:  (805) 931-1800

    Paso Robles Office

    530 12th St.
    Paso Robles, CA 93446
    Tel:  (805) 237-3110

    Superior Court

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    The Superior Court handles civil, criminal, small claims, and traffic courts for the County of San Luis Obispo and the State of California.

    Superior Court General Information Line
    Tel:  (805) 781-5143

    Criminal Court Operations
    1050 Monterey Street Room 220
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
    Misd/Felony Cases: 805-781-5670

    Civil Court Operations
    San Luis Obispo
    1035 Palm Street
    Room 385
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
    Public: 805-781-5677
    Civil Appeals: 805-781-5677
    Probate: 805-781-5677
    Family Law: 805-781-5706
     
    Traffic Processing Center
    SLO Superior Court
    1050 Monterey Street Room 222
    San Luis Obispo, CA, 93408 USA
    Traffic: 805-781-5696

    Grover Beach Branch
    214 South 16th St.
    Grover Beach, CA 93433
    Civil & Small Claims:  (805) 473-7077
    Criminal:  (805) 473-7072
    Traffic:  (805) 473-7070

    Paso Robles Branch
    549 10th Street
    Paso Robles, CA 93446
    Civil:  (805) 237-3079
    Criminal:  (805) 237-3080
    Small Claims:  (805) 237-3077
    Traffic:  (805) 237-3070

    Tax Collector

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    Here you'll find information on property taxes, the public auction, business license, Transient Occupancy Tax, and other services by the Tax Collector.
    1055 Monterey Street,
    Room D-290
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
    Tel:  (805) 781-5830
    Fax: (805) 781-5362
    Treasurer

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    Here you can find out about the County Treasurer's investment policy, how the county's funds are invested, how the investment pool is rated, and more.
    1055 Monterey Street,
    Room D-290
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
    Mailing Address:
    Post Office Box 1149
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93406-1149
    Tel:  (805) 781-5842
    Fax: (805) 781-1079
    Veterans Services

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    Here you'll find information on services and programs for U.S. Veterans. 801 Grand Ave.
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
    Tel:  (805) 781-5766
    Weights and Measures
    (Department of Agriculture)

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    Here you'll find information on weights and measures conversion tables. You'll also find agricultural resources, pest management, pesticide use information, and crop reports.

    810 W. Branch
    Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
    Tel:  (805) 473-7090
    Fax: (805) 473-7094

    1734 Paso Robles St.
    Paso Robles, CA 93446
    Tel:  (805) 237-3090
    Fax: (805) 237-3088

    2156 Sierra Way
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
    Tel:  (805) 781-5910
    Fax: (805) 781-1035