Click to view article, Accessory Dwelling Unit Laws Explained

Accessory Dwelling Unit Laws Explained

On October 9, 2019, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed several bills to further facilitate the development of accessory dwelling units (ADUs). Specifically, the signing of SB 13, AB 68, and AB 881 made significant changes to State ADU Law.

 Click to view article, Fair Housing Plan Draft Available for Public Comment

Fair Housing Plan Draft Available for Public Comment

The draft plan is available for public review and comment until Tuesday, December 24, 2019.

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Industrial Hemp Ordinance Next Steps

The Industrial Hemp Ordinance will be presented to the Board of Supervisors on April 7, 2020.

 Click to view article, New California Building Standards Code Changes Take Effect on January 1, 2020

New California Building Standards Code Changes Take Effect on January 1, 2020

Beginning January 1, 2020, Planning and Building is required by state law to enforce the updated building codes. Learn more by attending a workshop on Tuesday, December 10, 2019.

 Click to view article, Planning and Building Promotes Housing Supervisor to Division Manager

Planning and Building Promotes Housing Supervisor to Division Manager

After an extensive search, the County of San Luis Obispo Department of Planning and Building is pleased to announce that Airlin Singewald has been hired as Division Manager. Airlin will lead a team of 12 staff and will be responsible for managing long-term planning projects in the unincorporated county as well as housing policies and programs.