The Department of Planning and Building Permit Center is open by appointment only. A walk-in option is available for customers with questions on Mondays and Fridays from 8:30 AM to 11:45 AM. Walk-ins are limited to 15 minutes each in order to accommodate as many people as possible. If you’d like to submit an application in person, please schedule an appointment by calling (805) 781-5600.
To submit electronic Building Permit or Land Use Permit Applications, please visit the Permitting page.
Over the last several years, the passage of state initiatives and legislation has led to the need to create a legal framework for cannabis activities in San Luis Obispo County. The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors has adopted ordinances that regulate cannabis operations in the unincorporated areas of the county. The ordinances were created and are being enforced to maintain a safe and healthy community for residents.
A step-by-step process is provided to apply for a cannabis land use permit.
Use this page to find out what cannabis activities your property is zoned for.
Learn about local taxes related to cannabis activities.
If you have a cannabis-related complaint, start here.