Zoning & Allowable Uses
Zoning defines how property in specific geographic zones can be used. In the un-incorporated County of San Luis Obispo, the Zoning and Land Use are one in the same. The following will provide steps for how to find out a parcel's zoning (i.e. land use) and other tips to discovering what land uses are allowable and what permits would be required.
This page is to guide you through the process of figuring out the Zoning (i.e. Land Use Category) of a parcel and the possible allowable land uses and permit requirements.
A parcel has an Assessor Parcel Number (APN), and this is how the County identifies the location of a property. A property can have multiple parcels, and therefore, multiple parcel numbers.
The steps provide an overview on how to discover the Zoning of a parcel and possible allowable land uses and land use permit requirements.