To receive an issued Encroachment Permit or a Final sign off of any issued encroachment permit, the permit fee and damage bond amount (*if applicable) must be paid in advance. *Bond fees vary and will be determined during the review stage by the permit writer based on the scope of the project.
Please see the payments options below that are currently available:
Option 1) Payment can be made by going online and using Development Services online payment portal Citizens Connect and pay by credit or debit card. By using this payment portal (the preferred method of payment), you can pay 24hrs a day/ 7 days a week once you have been supplied with an encroachment permit number for either an encroachment or transportation permit. Through this portal you will also have access to all your permit information. *You will be required to log-in and create an account in order to make payments which only takes a few moments. For a step-by-step guide regarding our payment portal and any additional questions on the portal please click the following link online payments Please note payments can only be made for encroachment related permits on this portal.
Option 2) Payment can be made by credit card over the phone by calling (805) 781-5252 and asking for the cashier. When speaking with the cashier, please reference your permit number and the associated fees when making any payments so that these fees can be processed accurately.
Option 3) If paying by check, please include the permit number on the check and mail to Public Works - County of San Luis Obispo, 976 Osos Street Room 206, San Luis Obispo, CA 93408.