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Public Works will re-open our front counter to the public on July 6 and start providing some modified services.  Our hours will be 8 – 5, with closure from 12 – 1:30 for sanitation. Masks are mandatory in our building, and we ask that you adhere to physical distancing protocol. We will have limited services at our front counter and will not be accepting drop in meetings.  Please contact 805-781-5252 to make an appointment with staff.  Bus passes can be purchased at the Kiosk on the corner of Osos and Palm or by phone via Follow us on Twitter @SLOCountyPWD for the latest updates.

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Division Manager - Jeff Werst

Mission Statement

The Design Division Provides Professional Civil Engineering and Architectural Design, Project Management, Surveying, CAD, Right of Way and Construction Contract Preparation and Bidding Services to the County of San Luis Obispo.

Services provided include:

  • Field surveys including topographic, boundary, monumentation and construction staking
  • Computer aided design and drafting, including topographic basemapping and improvement plan preparation
  • Design and preparation of construction documents for Department capital improvement and maintenance projects, including roads, bridges, drainage, flood control, water and wastewater improvements
  • Development of construction contract documents and administration of advertising, bidding and awarding of County Public Works Department projects
  • Right of way and utility coordination for Department projects and facilities

External Links

Reference Documents

Related Services

Forms & Documents
Capital Projects Map
Bridge Maintenance and Replacement Program
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program
Projects to be Completed by County Staff
Project Bid Results

Contact Public Works via web form, email, or call us at (805) 781-5252.