Administrative and Budget Services Services

Services

About County Fees

Fees help offset the cost of County services that are beyond the basic tax-supported services (e.g. law enforcement, health services, etc.) provided by many County departments.

About the County's Budget

This page provides public information about the County's budget. 

About the County's Economic Strategy

The County of San Luis Obispo works with the Economic Vitality Corporation to implement its economic strategy. 

Budget Development and Management

The Administrative Office develops and publishes the County's budget document every year. This document serves as a spending plan that demonstrates, in measurable terms, how County government runs efficiently, provides high-quality services, complies with all legal requirements, and produces results that are responsive to community priorities and desires. The budget reflects the County’s disciplined approach to fiscal management and is consistent with our goal to provide a safe, healthy, livable, prosperous and well-governed community.

Cannabis Abatement Hearings

This page is a listing of upcoming and past cannabis abatement hearings, which are held by the County's Cannabis Abatement Officer. 

Cannabis Rules in SLO County

This page is meant to provide the public with information about the different regulations in each local incorporated city governed by a City Council, as well as the unincorporated areas of SLO County governed by the Board of Supervisors.

Citizen Complaint Investigations

The Administrative Office investigates complaints asserting that a County department or employee is acting in a manner that is unfair, arbitrary, inconsistent, or contrary to law. Administrative Office staff will review your complaint to determine what actions, if any, can be taken to resolve the issue.

Communications and Public Outreach

Connect with your County government in a variety of ways. Through the County's communications and outreach services, it seeks to improve performance, educate and inform the public, respond to public requests for information, resolve citizen complaints, and promote technology to make County government more accessible. 

County Identity Standards

The County has official identity standards that were unanimously adopted by the Board of Supervisors in December 2016. Because the County is such a large organization, these standards help create a consistent image that will ultimately help eliminate confusion about what the County does and make it easier for the public to identify County services, programs, employees, projects, etc. 

County News (Monthly e-Newsletter)

The County of San Luis Obispo produces monthly e-newsletters to help inform the public about County news, services, programs, projects and more. For your convenience, the County has archived its e-newsletters here.

Grant Funding from the County

Organizations can apply for several grant funding opportunities offered by the County of San Luis Obispo. This includes District Community Project Grants, Infrastructure and Beautification Grants, and Community-Based Organization and Preventative Health Grants. More information about these grant funding opportunities can be found on this page. 

List of County Fees

The County charges fees for services that are beyond the basic tax-supported services provided by many County departments. County departments only charge fees when reasonable and after all cost-saving options have been explored.

Official County Annual Reports

The County's Annual Reports are general reports on the status of the County. They are produced and published every year by the Administrative Office in collaboration with all County departments each year and presented to the Board of Supervisors and the Public. The reports are published solely online to save costs. 

Public Defender Reimbursement (for attorneys)

Attorneys appointed by the Court to serve as a Public Defender may request reimbursement from the County for certain types of expenses.