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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.

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Interactive Maps (Land Use View)

Our interactive Land Use View mapping application can be used to look up property information by assessor parcel number (APN), plan or permit number, or address.

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Online Services (CSS)

The County of San Luis Obispo provides online services through our Citizen Self-Service (CSS) Permit Portal to submit building permit and planning applications, request a building inspection, research permits and property information, and to pay fees.

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Forms & Documents (Current & Environmental) > Ag Grading and Alternative Review Program Forms

Name Description Type
GEN-1005 Alternative Review Program Application Form Application Form for the Alternative Review Program. File
GEN-3000 General Application Contact Information This form is used to gather information about applicants, authorized agents, and land/property owners for the purposes of building and/or land use permits (GEN-3000). File
Agricultural Grading Form Fillable PDF for describing agricultural grading projects and Best Management Practices to minimize erosion and sedimentation; form must be on file with the Department of Planning & Building before proceeding with agricultural grading work (PLN-1014) File
Guide to Agricultural Grading Complete and comprehensive guide to Agricultural Grading, developed collaboratively with various departments within the County of San Luis Obispo. (March 2020) File

Interactive Maps (Land Use View)

Our interactive Land Use View mapping application can be used to look up property information by assessor parcel number (APN), plan or permit number, or address.

Launch Land Use View Application


Online Services (CSS)

The County of San Luis Obispo provides online services through our Citizen Self-Service (CSS) Permit Portal to submit building permit and planning applications, request a building inspection, research permits and property information, and to pay fees.

Launch CSS