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.
The Department of Planning & Building will be CLOSED on Monday, July 4th, 2022, in observance of Independence Day.
Applying for a Construction Permit on PermitSLO/CSS is not available until July 5, 2022 at 8AM due to a software update. Applying for Plan Applications is still available during this time.
A guesthouse (sleeping/home office facilities without indoor connection to the living area of a principal residence) may be established as a use accessory to a residence as follows.