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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.

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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.

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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.

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Building Forms & Documents > Application Forms

Name Description Type
Agricultural Building Exemption Application Applicants use this form to apply for an exemption to a construction permit for an agricultural building (Form BLD-1001) File
Alternate-Review-Form_FIN File
Change to Issued Permit This form is to formally request a change to an issued permit (Form BLD-1003) File
Change to Permit Application This form petitions a formal change order to a previously submitted permit application (Form BLD-1002) File
Concurrent Processing Request This form requests concurrent process of construction and land use permits for a project (Form BLD-1007) File
Consent of Property Owner This form obtains consent from the property owner for any improvements or changes made to real property (Form BLD-1005) File
Fee Waiver Request Fillable PDF to request fee waivers for all project types (ACT-1006) File
Fire Rebuild FAQ This FAQ starts the rebuild process after a structure fire (Form BLD-2013). File
Manufactured-Home-Permit-Submittal-Requirements Manufactured Home Permit Submittal Requirements File
Online Permit Application Signature Form A signature page for construction permit applications, including worker's compensation declaration and site check waivers, with accommodation for all types of digital signatures (BLD-2034) File
Owner-Builder Acknowledgement This form is to establish an owner-builder as the responsible party of record on a permit (Form BLD-1006) File
Photovoltaic Micro-Inverter Single Line Diagram This diagram illustrates a single-line photovoltaic micro-inverter (Form BLD-1014) File
Photovoltaic System Diagram This diagram illustrates a single-line photovoltaic system (Form BLD-1015) File
Permit Research Request Form used to request information regarding building permits in the unincorporated area of the county (Form BLD-1009) File
Site Check Waiver and Checklist This is a plan and layout checklist and statement of compliance with the terms of site check (Form BLD-1012) File
Special Inspection Daily Report A fillable PDF of a sample Special Inspection Daily Report (BLD-1033), provided as part of the Special Inspections Program File
Special Inspection Discrepancy Notice A fillable PDF of a sample Special Inspection Discrepancy Notice (BLD-1034), provided as part of the Special Inspections Program File
Special Inspection Final Report A fillable PDF of a sample Special Inspection Final Report (BLD-1035), provided as part of the Special Inspections Program File
Statement Of Required Special Inspections A fillable PDF of the Statement of Required Special Inspections (BLD-1032), provided as part of the Special Inspections Program File
Statement Of Special Inspection Agreement A fillable PDF with the agreement for Special Inspections (BLD-1031), required as part of the Special Inspections Program File
Structural Observation Program & Structural Observer Designation Structural Observation Program & Structural Observer Designation is a required fillable form that identifies the structural observer and schedule to be reviewed and approved by the building official (BLD-1036) File
Structural Observation Report The Structural Observation Report is a required fillable form to be used for all reporting; additional information may be attached as necessary depending on the scope of deficiencies observed (BLD-1037) File
Tree Removal Request Request to remove trees that do not fall under Oak Woodland Ordinance (Form BLD-1013) File

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.

Launch CSS