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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) > User Guides (Planning, Current & Environmental)

Name Description Type
Allocation Information Update Summary of the status of available allocations by allocation category (PLN-2023) File
Allocations User Guide User guide to allocations under the County's Growth Management Ordinance (PLN-2006) File
CC&Rs User Guide User guide for understanding conditions, covenants, restrictions, and legal agreements (PLN-2025) File
Certificate of Compliance User Guide User guide to the County's certificate of compliance process (PLN-2004) File
Conditions of Compliance User Guide User guide to conditions of compliance explaining the steps that must be completed before a construction permit can be issued after approval of a land division or land use permit (PLN-2029) File
General Plan Amendment User Guide User guide to the general plan amendment process (PLN-2024) File
General Plan User Guide User guide to the San Luis Obispo County General Plan (PLN-2028) File
Inclusionary Housing User Guide User guide to San Luis Obispo County's Inclusionary Housing Ordinance File
Land Division User Guide User guide for the County's land division process (PLN-2021) File
Land Use Permit User Guide User guide for the County's land use permit process (PLN-2026) File
Road Naming User Guide User guide to the road naming process (PLN-2005) File
Voluntary Merger FAQs and User Guide User Guide and FAQs regarding the Voluntary Merger process (PLN-2022) 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