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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.
Director of Planning & Building
The Department of Planning and Building provides oversight of the unincorporated areas of San Luis Obispo County. Planning and Building performs all land use planning functions to maintain the wise use of land and to help build safe communities including policies, programs, permitting, environmental review and zoning enforcement.
Sections in permitting focus on land use permits, land divisions, environmental review, construction permits, permit inspections, and other permitting related processes, including Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs).
Use CSS Permit Portal and our interactive Land Use View mapping application to look up property information by assessor parcel number (APN), address, or plan or permit number.
Connect with Community Advisory Councils, keep up-to-date on active planning projects through out the County, addresss code violations and unlicensed vacation rentals, and submit Requests for Public Records.
Access the unicorporated County of San Luis Obispo codes and ordinances.
Look up the meetings, hearings, agendas and minutes for a particular Board or Commission.
For general inquires, please contact us. If you would like to schedule a virtual meeting to have an intial discussion about a project please request a permit appointment.