Los Osos Basin Plumbing Retrofit-On-Sale Program

What is the process?

Complete Title 8 Retrofit Verification Form

Prior to transfer of title, a Title 8: Retrofit Verification Form (Parts 1 and 2) must be completed and submitted to the Department of Planning and Building.  All sections must be filled out correctly for the retrofit certificate to be issued.

  • Circle whether a faucet aerator is present on each of the sinks and the respective flow rate.  If a faucet aerator is not present or flow rate is over 1 gallon-per-minute (gpm), replace and state the new flow rate.
  • If a property contains more than 2 bathrooms, a second Retrofit Verification Form must be submitted with the flow rate of the fixtures for each additional bathroom.
  • The Title 8: Retrofit Verification Form must be completed and signed by either a licensed plumber or a licensed home inspector.

Submit Title 8 Retrofit Verification Form

Submit the completed Title 8: Retrofit Verification Form to [email protected].

Following submittal, the Department of Planning & Building will review the information and, if approved, provide the Seller or Agent, via email, a Title 8: Retrofit Certificate.

Who can use this service?

The Retrofit-On-Sale (Title 8 Retrofit Certificate) is a requirement for all homes being sold in the Los Osos Groundwater Basin.  To view the basin boundary please click here to view our interactive map.

Is there a charge for this service?

This service is provided free of charge.

When and where is this service offered?

This service is available throughout the year during regular business hours except during scheduled holidays.

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