Skip to main content

COVID-19 Updates: Get the latest public information related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) at ReadySLO.org.

The Department of Planning and Building Permit Center is open by appointment only for limited building permit intake, correction returns/pick-up and to schedule virtual meetings. To submit electronic Building Permit or Land Use Permit Applications please visit  our website.

Return to the top of the page

How Do I?

Frequently Asked Questions by Topic

Select a topic below to jump to that section.

Obtain a Permit

Make a Payment

Report a Suspected Code Violation

File an Appeal

Review Fees

Build a Fence

Build an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU)

Build an Accessory Structure

Learn About Movable Tiny Houses

Learn About Zoning & Allowable Uses

Learn About Animal Keeping

Learn About How Many Dwellings are Allowed on a Parcel

Learn About Minimum Parcel Size

Learn About Vacation Rentals

Learn About Business License Review

Learn About Camping and Event Rules

Learn About Setbacks and Height Limits

Learn About Grading

Request Information For


Obtain a Permit

Make a Payment

Report a Suspected Code Violation

File an Appeal

Review Fees

Build a Fence

Build an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU)

Build an Accessory Structure

Learn About Movable Tiny Houses

Learn About Zoning & Allowable Uses

Learn About Animal Keeping

Learn About How Many Dwellings are Allowed on a Parcel

Learn About Minimum Parcel Size

Learn About Vacation Rentals

Learn About Business License Review

Learn About Camping and Event Rules

Learn About Setbacks and Height Limits

Learn About Grading

Request Information For


Citizen Self-Service (CSS) Portal

Public Information and Permit Processing Online Services

Preview of Public Information and Permit Processing Online Services (CSS Portal)