The Department of Planning and Building Permit Center is open by appointment only for limited building permit intake, correction returns/pick-up, and permit issuance. To set up an appointment, please call 805-781-5601.
To submit electronic Building Permit or Land Use Permit Applications, please visit the Permitting page.
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This service is to request addresses for a Parcel Map or Tract Map within the unincorporated areas of San Luis Obispo County. All other addressable structure will be addressed after a construction permit is applied for.
Email the completed General Application Contact Information Form and Approvied Tentative Map, or Recorded Map, to:
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.
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Anyone in the unincorporated area of the San Luis Obispo County who needs to request addresses for a Parcel Map or Tract Map.
Please refer to the Department of Planning & Building Fee Schedule for application fees.
This service is available throughout the year during regular business hours except during scheduled holidays.
Only a Parcel Map or Tract Map can obtain an address before a construction permit is applied for.
All other addressable structure will be addressed after a construction permit is applied for.
No, electrical meters are not considered to be addressable buildings.
No, guesthouses and workshops are not considered to be addressable buildings.
No, the address for your home occupation will be the same address as your house.
No, addresses are only assigned to buildings.
Each of the county's seven incorporated cities are responsible for addresses within their respective city limits. Contact their community development department directly.
An addressable structure means a structure utilized as a residence or to conduct commercial office or business related uses.