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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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Avila Beach is a Bird Sanctuary Sign in the foreground with the town of Avila Beach and the ocean in the distance

Help Shape the Future of Avila Beach on July 25, 2020

Author: Department of Planning and Building
Date: 7/12/2020 7:39:40 PM

The Department of Planning and Building is hosting a virtual workshop on the Avila Community Plan Update, which will guide land use and development in Avila for the next 20 years.


The workshop will be hosted via Zoom on Saturday, July 25, 2020 at 11:00 am. During this virtual workshop, participants will learn more about the Community Plan, which includes potential land use changes based on prior community feedback, and there will be an opportunity to comment on future land use, coastal resources, and tourism in Avila.

To RSVP, please contact Kimberly Nguyen by email or 805-781-1392 to receive directions and access information.

For more information, please refer to our Envision Avila web page. For anyone unable to attend the workshop, materials and surveys will be available on the project website so you will be able to provide input.