What is the process?

Step 1: Complete the Pre-Addressing Application Package

  1. Complete a General Application Contact Information Form.
  2. Obtain a copy of the Approved Tentative Map or Recorded Map.

Step 2: Apply Online

Please apply for pre-addressing through the online service PermitSLO.

  1. Click the PermitSLO link here: Pre-Addressing
  2. Click Apply
  3. Follow the step-by-step instructions.


If you would like to learn more about our online services, click here: Learn about PermitSLO.

Step 3: Pay Invoice

Planning staff will email the billing contact an invoice. Pay invoice here*.

Once the invoice is paid, the project review timeline will begin.

Please note for all Planning and Building applications, after 15 days of non-payment of invoice, the application will be voided and resubmittal will be required.

Step 4: Review by Planning Staff

Planning staff will review your address application package and request any additional information if necessary to complete the pre-addressing of the parcel map or tract map.

Step 5: Reach Decision

Planning staff contacts applicant and provides a:

  1. Pre-Address Letter,
  2. Pre-Address List, and
  3. Pre-Address Exhibit

Who can use this service?

Anyone in the unincorporated area of the San Luis Obispo County who needs to request addresses for a Parcel Map or Tract Map.


Is there a charge for this service?

Please refer to the Department of Planning & Building Fee Schedule for application fees.

When and where is this service offered?

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

Frequently Asked Questions

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