The Department of Planning and Building Permit Center is open by appointment only for limited building permit intake, correction returns/pick-up, and permit issuance. To set up an appointment, please call 805-781-5601.
To submit electronic Building Permit or Land Use Permit Applications, please visit the Permitting page.
The Department of Planning & Building will be CLOSED on Monday, July 4th, 2022, in observance of Independence Day.
Applying for a Construction Permit on PermitSLO/CSS is not available until July 5, 2022 at 8AM due to a software update. Applying for Plan Applications is still available during this time.
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The Draft Program Environmental Impact Report for the Dana Reserve Specific Plan is available for a 45-day Public Comment Period, ending August 1, 2022.
On June 16, 2022 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., the County of San Luis Obispo Department of Planning and Building will host a public information session via Zoom, to present the proposed amendment to the Monarch Dunes Specific Plan.
The Draft Program Environmental Impact Report for the Paso Basin Land Use Management Area is available for a 45-day Public Comment Period, ending July 6, 2022.
The County Planning and Building Department has released a memorandum clarifying permitting requirements and allowed development in Los Osos in response to recent correspondence from California Coastal Commission staff.
For information on Diablo Canyon Power Plan decommissioning, please click the link above.
A draft Paso Basin Land Use Planting Ordinance is now available for public review and comment from October 25, 2021 to November 24, 2021.