District 1 Supervisor John Peschong

Welcome to the First District of San Luis Obispo County.Picture of District 1 Supervisor John Peschong

I'm Supervisor John Peschong and my Legislative Assistant is Vicki Janssen. Together, we will be the ones you most often work with when you have questions or concerns regarding issues in the First District. We hope to provide you with a few facts about our District and give you some answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.

In addition, we hope to provide you with the means to find the information you desire and try to keep you as current as possible about projects in District One.


I will serve as the 2023 Board Chair.


Currently I serve on:

  • San Luis Obispo Council of Governments as Past President
  • Regional Transit Authority as Past President
  • Air Pollution Control District
  • Cal -ID Advisory Board
  • Golden State Finance Authority
  • Nacimiento Water Project Commission as Chair
  • Rural Counties Representatives of California
  • RCRC Legislative Committee Chair
  • Atascadero Basin Cooperative Committee - Alternate



The County of San Luis Obispo has declared a local emergency.

Click here to see the Proclamation of Local Emergency.


If you are experiencing an emergency you should call 911.

If you are in a low-lying area or near a water way, you should make plans in case there is a need for evacuation.  


End of Grace Period: SBA Disaster Assistance

The grace period to request disaster assistance for physical damage caused by the severe winter storms and flooding that began December 27, 2022, through January 31, 2023, has ended.  However, citizens may be able to make a late application, if necessary, following the instructions described here.  Click here to apply online: Home (sba.gov) or visit us at the San Luis Obispo Library for In Person Assistance.

San Luis Obispo Library located at 995 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo.


Here is a link for County road closures: