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.
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The Department of Planning & Building's Code Enforcement Section is responsible for enforcing local land use and environmental laws, sometimes called zoning laws, in the unincorporated areas of San Luis Obispo County.
The Section has developed several programs to address common enforcement issues ranging from rental home inspections to stormwater discharge system monitoring in a more proactive manner.