Emergency Permits

Who can use this service?

The service may be used by anyone that needs to perform immediate work in order to remedy an emergency situation. The situation must be sudden and unexpected, and the work must be necessary to prevent or mitigate loss or damage to life, health, property, or essential public services.

Is there a charge for this service?

Please refer to the Department of Planning & Building Fee Schedule for application fees.

PLEASE NOTE: the applicant will also be responsible to apply for the required permit within sixty (60), including payment of the fees associated with that permit.

When and where is this service offered?

This service is available throughout the year during regular business hours except during scheduled holidays.

Location, directions and hours of operation

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Old County Courthouse Building

Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

976 Osos Street Room 200 San Luis Obispo, CA 93408

Tel: (805) 781-5600

Permits/Inspections: (805) 788-2076

Fax: (805) 781-1242

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 Portal)

The County of San Luis Obispo provides online services through Citizen Self Service (CSS) to request a building inspection, research construction permits and property information, and to pay fees.

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