Information on fees.

Fee Schedule

The Department of Planning and Building updates fees every fiscal year.  Please visit the Fee Schedule folder to look at the current and past fee schedules.


PROCESSING FEE NOTICE: Effective November 9th, 2020, a 2.35% convenience fee ($1.49 minimum) will be added to all credit card transactions and a $1.49 flat rate convenience fee will be added to all e-checks for processing.


Electronic Payment Options

With an invoice number, payments can be made electronically through Citizen Self-Service (CSS) Permit Portal, our online payment system in the following ways. For help with an electronic payment, please refer to the guide

  • Major Credit Card
  • E-Check - Pay by check electronically using your bank's routing number and your account number

Electronic payments will expedite the processing of your permit. 


Payments By Mail

If electronic payment cannot be made, checks can be mailed to the following address. Please include a copy of the invoice or the invoice number on your check. Be aware that processing will not take place on your application until full payment is received and applied to your account. 

Mail a check to the following address: 

Planning & Building Department

1050 Monterey Street, Room 221

San Luis Obispo, CA 93408