Update on County Offices and Facilities

as of 4/1/2020 2:45 PM

At this point in time, many County offices are still open for business remotely, and are providing limited public services.

All public counters - except for those at Child Support Services, some Health Agency offices, and Sheriff's Stations – and local libraries are closed.

To help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, please complete transactions over the phone and online whenever possible. If these approaches will not work for specific problems you are encountering, please call the department providing the service and make an appointment before coming to County facilities. This will help alleviate your frustration. Please note that anyone who arrives at County facilities exhibiting clear signs of illness may be asked to leave the premises. We appreciate everyone’s patience and understanding at this time.

Directory

Department/Division Phone Contact Link Status
Administrative Office
Contact Administrative Office

The Administrative Office is closed to in-person visitation until further notice, however we remain open for business via our website at http://www.slocounty.ca.gov/Departments/Administrative-Office.aspx or by telephone at (805) 781-5011.

Agriculture / Weights and Measures
Contact Agriculture / Weights and Measures

Due to significant public health concerns from the COVID-19 coronavirus and the proclamation of a local emergency established to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Department of Agriculture/Weights and Measures will be closed to the public until further notice. Please contact the Department via phone or email for additional information or to obtain necessary services.

Please see the March 2020 Department of Agriculture / Weights and Measures Update for more information and a list of the Department​'s ​essential services that will continue to be performed during this closure.

Airport
Contact Airport

The Airport Terminal remains open and operational for both inbound and outbound flights. For specific flight information, please contact your airline directly.

The Airport Adminstration office is currently closed to the public until further notice. For assistance, please email us at [email protected].

Airport Badging office hours have been reduced to Wednesdays from 11am - 1pm.

Animal Services
Contact Animal Services

ANIMAL SERVICES FUNCTIONS ARE CURRENTLY LIMITED TO ESSENTIAL SERVICES ONLY. PROVISION OF NON-ESSENTIAL SERVICES WILL BE MODIFIED OR DEFERRED UNTIL THE RESUMPTION OF NORMAL OPERATIONAL STATUS.

For details regarding specific services and their availability, please refer to our "Services Offered" page.  

 

Assessor
Contact Assessor

Due the COVID-19 virus and the County's "shelter at home" policy, the San Luis Obispo County Assessor's Office is closed to the public until further notice. Staff is still working, however, so please feel free to leave us a message by phone or email.  Many functions of the Assessor's office can be accessed through our website, so please visit the site for more detailed information.

Auditor - Controller - Treasurer - Tax Collector - Public Administrator
Contact Auditor - Controller - Treasurer - Tax Collector - Public Administrator

The Tax Collector's office is closed for in-person transactions until further notice. Many services including paying your Property Taxes are available online. If you have any questions, email [email protected].

Behavioral Health
Contact Behavioral Health

Behavioral Health COVID-19 Service Updates: Read Here

Board of Supervisors
Contact Board of Supervisors

The Board of Supervisors is closed to in-person visitation until further notice, however we remain open for business via our website at http://www.slocounty.ca.gov/Departments/Board-of-supervisors.aspx or by telephone at (805) 781-5011.

Central Services
Contact Central Services

The Central Services Public Reception is closed for any in-person transactions until further notice.

If you have questions regarding the Vet's Hall, please click here.

If you have general questions regarding COVID-19 or any updates related to the imapact on our community, please refer to readyslo.org

Child Support Services
Contact Child Support Services

The Child Support Services lobby is currently open during normal business hours. Please consider contacting your caseworker via phone or email: (805) 781-4139 or [email protected] For case specific information or to make a payment, visit www.childsupport.ca.gov/customer-connect

Clerk - Recorder
Contact Clerk - Recorder

The County of San Luis Obispo Clerk-Recorder offices are closed to the public until further notice. Many services are available by means other than in-person contact. See more details here.

County Administrative Officer
Contact County Administrative Officer
County Counsel
Contact County Counsel
County Fire Department
Contact County Fire Department
District Attorney
Contact District Attorney
Drug and Alcohol Services
Contact Drug and Alcohol Services
Environmental Health
Contact Environmental Health
Grand Jury
Contact Grand Jury
Health Agency
Contact Health Agency
Human Resources
Contact Human Resources

The Human Resources office is closed to in-person visitation until further notice, however we remain open for business via our website at https://www.slocounty.ca.gov/hr or by telephone at (805) 781-5959.

Information Technology
Contact Information Technology
Library
Contact Library

Dear Patrons,

We are writing with the latest update on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on library services. Following the recommendation of the County of San Luis Obispo Public Health Department to maintain aggressive social distancing, the County of SLO Public Libraries will close all libraries today, March 18 until further notice. During this closure, we will continually assess the developing situation to determine the length of the closure. 

  • During this closure all library programs, in-house services, and meetings are cancelled.
  • During this time, due dates for borrowed materials will be automatically extended, no late fees will be assessed, and patrons can return materials when libraries reopen. While you can return items to our book drops, please don’t worry about returning materials until we reopen.
  • Our digital library will remain open and available 24/7 at slolibrary.org. There you can enjoy  eBooksaudiobooksstreaming TV, movie and music serviceslearning classes and digital access to newspapers and magazines.

We will continue to post updates on our social media accounts and will remain in contact via our email newsletter. Your health and safety are of utmost importance, and we will evaluate and adjust as new information becomes available.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and we thank you for your continued understanding and support. For the most current information about the local response to COVID-19 please visit readyslo.org.

 

 

Office of Emergency Services
Contact Office of Emergency Services
Parks and Recreation
Contact Parks and Recreation

The Parks and Recreation Administrative office is closed to the public until further notice. You may call us at 805-781-5930 (Press option #4 and leave a message) or email us at [email protected] with any questions.  We recognize that recreation needs are essential, as well as, the health and safety of our community. For up to date information on the availability of park services please read here.

Pension Trust
Contact Pension Trust
Planning and Building
Contact Planning and Building

County Department of Planning and Building will only be providing essential public services that are necessary to protect the health, safety, and welfare of our community. In accordance with the current emergency order, non-essential staff are working remotely and the Permit Center is closed to the public.   

Probation
Contact Probation

THE PAYMENT WINDOW WILL BE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. 
PAYMENTS CAN BE MADE THE FOLLOWING WAYS:

BY PHONE – 805-781-4060
ONLINE – HTTPS://SLO.EPAY-IT.COM
BY MAIL – Make Checks or Money Orders payable to:

County of San Luis Obispo Probation Department
1730 Bishop Street
San Luis Obispo CA 93401

Public Administrator
Contact Public Administrator

The Tax Collector's office is closed for in-person transactions until further notice. Many services including paying your Property Taxes are available online. If you have any questions, email [email protected].

Public Defender
Contact Public Defender
Public Guardian
Contact Public Guardian
Public Health
Contact Public Health
Public Works
Contact Public Works

Public Works office buildings are closed to the public in an effort to keep the community and staff safe.  However, we are still conducting business via email, [email protected] or phone calls, 805-781-5252.  Follow us on Twitter @SLOCountyPWD for the latest updates.

Public Works Water Quality Lab
Contact Public Works Water Quality Lab

Public Works office buildings are closed to the public in an effort to keep the community and staff safe.  However, we are still conducting business via email, [email protected] or phone calls, 805-781-5252.  Follow us on Twitter @SLOCountyPWD for the latest updates.

Risk Management
Contact Risk Management
Sheriff - Coroner
Contact Sheriff - Coroner

In response to the order for shelter in place, our department will be adjusting schedules of civilian staff which will impact daily functions. Please view the Updated Hours section for more information.

Social Services
Contact Social Services

Attention - Beginning Monday, March 30, 2020, all Social Services office hours will be limited to Monday-Friday 8:00am - 1:00pm

To Prevent Spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19):

The Department of Social Services is committed to a continuation of services during this crisis. The Department encourages applicants and participants to go online to apply for benefits, submit documents and manage their cases. 

Department of Social Services COVID-19 Information

Department of Social Services COVID-19 Information - Spanish

Tax Collector
Contact Tax Collector

The Tax Collector's office is closed for in-person transactions until further notice. Many services including paying your Property Taxes are available online. If you have any questions, email [email protected].

Treasurer
Contact Treasurer

The Tax Collector's office is closed for in-person transactions until further notice. Many services including paying your Property Taxes are available online. If you have any questions, email [email protected].

UC Cooperative Extension
Contact UC Cooperative Extension

The UCCE facility is closed to the public until further notice.
We continue to provide essential services and are available remotely.
Please contact the Department via phone or email for additional information or to obtain services.

Phone: (805) 781-5940

Website for more contact info: cesanluisobispo.ucanr.edu 

Veteran's Services
Contact Veteran's Services

The Veterans Services Office is closed to the public. All appointments are currently being conducted by phone. Please call 805-781-5996 to schedule an appointment.