Well Drillers' Resources

Launch Well Drillers' Resources Fullscreen


Launch full-screen map tool that helps identify which administrative and groundwater boundary criteria apply to a proposed well construction site and provides drawing and measuring tools to create a digital plot plan, a component of the well permit application process. 

Please refer to the DrillerView Instructions for step-by-step instructions.



Map for reference purposes only. The County of San Luis Obispo (“County”) does not assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data / information available in DillerView. The County makes no warranty of any kind, express or implied, that the data / information, including without limitation, the parcel layer provided by the County Assessor’s Office or the well information provided by County Environmental Health Services, is accurate and reliable, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty. Independent verification of all data / information contained in DrillerView, should be obtained by any user thereof. It is the responsibility of the well driller to ensure that all information required by the Well Permit Application, including without limitation, the property lines required in the plot plan or information about adjacent wells, has been accurately provided and the distribution of DrillerView does not in any way limit the County from requiring further submissions in order to ensure that all such information has been provided and that the requirements of Chapter 8.40 of the San Luis Obispo County Code, including Section 8.40.040(a)(1), have otherwise been met. Please see the Disclaimer for Well Search Results for more information about the limitations of the results of any search for adjacent wells which has been added to the DrillerView map viewer.


Guidance Documents/Resources

California Well Drilling Standards (Bulletin 74-81 and 74-90 Combined)

San Luis Obispo County Water Well Code 8.40

Well Completion Report Information

California Department of Water Resources Water Data Library

Water Testing Guidelines

Well Permit Application Approval Process-Checklist

Well Site/Seal Inspection Checklist


Well Driller Requirements

How Surety Bonds work

Sample Surety Bond

San Luis Obispo County Code 8-40-040 Surety-Bond-Requirement‚Äč



Well Program (Construction, Destruction, and Maintenance)
Water Well Construction Permitting
Water Well Destruction Permitting
Monitoring Well Construction Permitting
Monitoring Well Destruction Permitting
Well Program Forms: Permit Applications
Well Program Forms: Other
Well Program Reference Materials
Environmental Health Fee Schedule / Lista De Precios De La Division De Servicios De Salud Ambiental
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