Sewer and Water Connections (Will Serve)
What is this service?
The County of San Luis Obispo provides water and/or sewer services for specific County Service Areas (CSAs). These services are managed through issuance of water/sewer Will Serve letters.
For all Will Serve inquiries contact the The County Public Works Department at (805) 781-5239.
Who can use this service?
Residents of the County Service Areas. View the CSA boundary maps here.
What is the process?
Step 1: Submit a Request for Water or Sewer Availability Letter
Individuals requesting water or sewer service for a single service must complete a Request for Water or Sewer Availability Letter. The applicant must fill out the form with the following information:
- Name, current address and telephone number for both applicant and agent
- New service property street address
- Assessor's Parcel Number and lot and block numbers for the property for which the service is being requested
- Planning Department development file number (if the property owner has it)
Step 2: Verify Eligibility
District staff shall verify the subject property is located within the county service area and provide an estimate for the associated service connection service fees.
Step 3: Pay Fee
Submit your Water and Sewer Service fee to the Public Works Department Accounting staff. If you have any questions about your payment, please contact the Public Works Accounting staff at (805) 781-5597.
Step 4: Service Installation
Once your payment has been received, the district operator will proceed with the appropriate service installation.
PLEASE NOTE: Due to the potential for liability, all service line and/or water main installations must be performed by either District staff or a licensed contractor on contract with the County. An applicant for water service CAN NOT use their own contractor for these installations.
Is there a charge for this service?
Fees are based on the location and diameter of the lateral connection.
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Connection Fee (Single Family Residence)
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When and where is this service offered?
This service is available throughout the year during regular business hours except during scheduled holidays.
Location, directions and hours of operation
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Public Works Main Office
976 Osos Street Room 206 San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
Tel: (805) 781-5252
Fax: (805) 781-1229
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a Will Serve Letter?
A Will Serve Letter is an agreement between a CSA resident and the San Luis Obispo County Public Works Department to provide water or sewer service.
Who needs a Will Serve Letter?
Individuals requesting new water or sewer service for a single service (i.e. one house, one business, etc.) located in a CSA.
Contact Public Works via web form, email, or call us at (805) 781-5252.