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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...

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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 Draft Available for Public Review and Comment

The public has until Friday, January 3 2020, to provide comments on the County of San Luis Obispo Draft Industrial Hemp Ordinance.

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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.

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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...