The Department of Planning and Building Permit Center is open by appointment only for limited building permit intake, correction returns/pick-up and to schedule virtual meetings. To submit electronic Building Permit or Land Use Permit Applications please visit our website.
Director of Planning & Building
Public Information and Permit Processing Online Services
Housing is Key
The Department of Planning and Building provides oversight of the unincorporated areas of San Luis Obispo County. Planning and Building performs all land use planning functions to maintain the wise use of land and to help build safe communities including policies, programs, permitting, environmental review and zoning enforcement.
Permit Processing Status:
As of May 1, 2021, permit processing and review estimates are currently running past target dates. Permit applications are processed in the order they are received. Please note that applications and submittals that are complete provide for a thorough plan review on the first round. Please monitor the status of your project through CSS. Thank you for your patience!
Join us on August 5th for a public workshop to review and comment on the Draft Avila Community Plan.
An Environmental Scoping Meeting will be held virtually via Zoom on July 19, 2021 at 2PM.
The Department of Planning and Building has created a webpage to keep the public updated on the progress of the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant Decommissioning.