Important Links and Information:
Appointments are strongly encouraged to submit a completed land use permit application. To schedule an application submittal appointment, please call Cassidy McSurdy at (805) 788-2959.
Complete the form below to request a pre-application meeting with Department of Planning & Building staff. Applicable fees must be paid no later than one week prior to the scheduled meeting date.
Cannabis Program Update #3 (August 7, 2018)
The Department will provide the Board with a third program update on August 7, 2018.
View the item documents for the third update.
Cannabis Program Update #2 (June 19, 2018)
In June, the Board of Supervisors authorized staff to begin preparing amendments to the cannabis ordinance. Staff anticipates bringing these amendments back to the Board in winter after the Planning Commission has reviewed the amendments and made a recommendation. The amendments will include - ordinance clean-ups and clarifications, renaming of certain uses and definitions to better match state language, and inclusion of a transport-only distribution license.
View the item documents from the second update, or watch the meeting video.
Cannabis Program Update #1 (February 20, 2018)
The first program update was given on February 20, 2018, in conjunction with the Department’s report on Board directed projects (priorities report). The Department also included statistics on cannabis land use permitting as part of the May 15, 2018, FY 2017-18 Third Quarter Financial Status Report.
View the item documents from the first update, or watch the meeting video.
Board of Supervisors Hearing
The Board of Supervisors held a public hearing on October 3, 2017 and continued public hearings on October 17, 2017, October 20, 2017, November 7, 2017, and November 27, 2017 to establish regulations for cannabis activities in the unincorporated areas of San Luis Obispo County. The Board adopted inland and coastal zone ordinances on November 27, 2017. The inland land use ordinance became effective on December 31, 2017. The coastal zone land use ordinance is expected to become effective on August 7, 2018.
Click here to read the adopted inland ordinance.
Click here to read the Coastal Commission certified coastal zone ordinance.