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Residents and Visitors

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About the County

The County of San Luis Obispo is one of the largest employers in the area with more than 2,800 individuals working to serve the community with pride to enhance the economic, environmental and social quality of life here.

Established in 1850 as one of the original counties of California, the County has 24 departments all working collaboratively to provide essential services that benefit local citizens.

Elected representatives, including a five-member Board of Supervisors, work with employees to create a safe, healthy, livable, prosperous and well-governed community. San Luis Obispo County has a rich history, which is represented in our County seal.

Below you'll find services and information for residents and visitors of San Luis Obispo County, including voting information, official records, taxes, community services, employment opportunities with the County, and local areas of interest.

Living Here

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  County Maps

  Download general plan maps and geographic information system maps from our extensive library of our most frequently requested maps available.



 Your Local Government

 Get to know your District Supervisor and the entire Board of Supervisors.



 Career Opportunities

 Find your next career working for San Luis Obispo County government. View job openings, apply for a job, and check the status of your application, all online.


Document Search

Look Up Title or Other Official Documents

Search for official records online. We make public records available online for your convenience.


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View or Pay Your Property Taxes

Access taxes on the web 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We offer an easy and convenient way for you to view and pay your property taxes online.


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 If you're planning on adding onto any existing structures, constructing new building, or performing any on-site grading in the unincorporated areas of San Luis Obispo County, we provide all the information you need to get started.


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There are so many fun things to do at San Luis Obispo County parks. We manage a wide range of facilities, including trails, golf courses, campgrounds, pools, picnic sites and more. Visit SLO County Parks and have fun.


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We offer an easy and convenient way for you to find a pet online. Have you lost your pet? Do you want to adopt a new pet? Visit Animal Services to find the next addition to your family.


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The SLO County Library offers a variety of resources and entertainment for people of all walks of life. Find what you're looking for at the library.


Visiting Here

Visit San Luis Obispo County to play on the beach, in the vineyards, and in our communities. There are endless amounts of activities to lure you off of Highway 1010 through our discover routes and onto Highway 1 for breathtaking views and adventure.


Visit San Luis Obispo County

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Take the Highway 1 Discover Route

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Discover SLO County