Planning and Building Staff are available to assist you Online or by Phone or Email. If you would like to submit a Building Permit or Land Use Permit Application, please use our online Permitting Services. You can also schedule a virtual meeting by making an appointment request online. You will receive a response within one business day.
BUILDING PERMIT APPOINTMENTS
The Permit Center Lobby is open to facilitate scheduling appointments and for permit correction return/pick-up. In-person appointments may be scheduled for building permit intake and issuance by calling 805-781-5600.
Appointments are available Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:30 AM -12:00 PM and 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM (Closed 12:00 - 1:30 PM).
PROCESSING FEE NOTICE
Effective July 1st, 2020, a 2.39% convenience fee ($1.49 minimum) will be added to all credit card transactions and a $1.49 flat rate convenience fee will be added to all e-checks for processing.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETINGS
For information on the status of the Department of Planning and Building's public meetings including Temporary Meeting Procedures, please refer to the Boards and Commissions webpage.
Land Use Permits
For non-emergency inquiries, please leave a message at 805-781-5600 or fill out the Non-Emergency Inquiry form.
For zoning questions, permit history inquiries, or other research requests, please email: [email protected] and our staff will follow up.
County Hemp Ordinance Update
On May 5, 2020, the County of San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance allowing industrial hemp cultivation in certain unincorporated areas of the county with the exception of the Edna Valley area.
Interactive Maps (Land Use View)
Our interactive Land Use View mapping application can be used to look up property information by assessor parcel number (APN), plan or permit number, or address.
Launch Land Use View Application
Online Services (CSS)
The County of San Luis Obispo provides online services through our Citizen Self-Service (CSS) Permit Portal to submit building permit and planning applications, request a building inspection, research permits and property information, and to pay fees.