Animal Shelter Facility

Draft Conceptual Plans and Needs Assessments are available at the links below:

Old Studies and Reports:

Project Contacts

For questions or additional information please contact Rob Ruiz via email or phone: (805) 788-2114.

Board of Supervisors Items

Agendas and Presentations for project milestones presented to the County of San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors.


December 5, 2017

Item #37 - Request to receive an update from the Ad Hoc Committee on the new Animal Shelter project and provide direction.  All Districts.

November 7, 2017

The Board of Supervisors was to consider authorizing the advertisement of the “Request for Statement of Qualifications” in order to pre-qualify prospective Design-Build Entities.  The Board elected to defer the authorization since the Cities of Paso Robles and Atascadero opted out of the project.  Board created an Ad Hoc committee to negotiate with Paso and Atascadero.

September 19, 2017

The Board of Supervisors received an update on the progress of the project, reviewed conceptual site and floor plans and provided input on value-engineering items.

February 28, 2017

The Board of Supervisors approves a capital improvement project for a new Animal Shelter, approved a consultant services agreement for CM-PM services to establish project requirements for a design build project process, and authorized budget adjustment totaling $1,741,600 to fund the project thru the preliminary design and DB selection process.

April 12, 2016

The Board of Supervisors adopted a pilot design build project delivery method for the New Animal Services Facility at the County Operations Center.

April 7, 2015

The Board of Supervisors received a report regarding options for improvements to the County’s Animal Shelter.  The Board directed staff to proceed with recommendations for a new animal shelter project.

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