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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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Washer Rebate Program

Who can use this service?

The following requirements must be met for program eligibility:   

  • The property receiving the washer rebate must be located within the PRGWB area;

  • The property receiving the washer rebate must not have previously at any point in time received a washer rebate from the County of San Luis Obispo; and

  • The property owner must submit a complete application and obtain confirmation from staff prior to construction starting.  

Is there a charge for this service?

This service is provided free of charge.

When and where is this service offered?

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

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the new clothes washer standards?
  • The old washer must be currently installed at the time of application. Washers installed prior to January 1, 2017 are ineligible for a rebate; 
  • A minimum of 15 gallons of water per day must be saved to qualify for a rebate.  A rebate amount of $250 may be issued based on completion and compliance of the program requirements; 
  • The new clothes washer must be Energy Star certified and consists of a IWF of 3.2 or less; and
  • A copy of the receipt and a “before and after” photograph of the old and newly installed washer shall be sent to the County of San Luis Obispo Planning and Building Department before a rebate may be issued.

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