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Applicants are encouraged to meet with Community Development Department
staff prior to submitting an application. After discussing your project
and important development standards (setbacks, height, parking,
landscaping, etc.) that will apply to your project, staff will be happy
to discuss and assist you with the application process. Such a
preliminary meeting will help expedite the development process. This can
be done by telephone at (805) 781-7170 or by visiting our office at City
Hall, 919 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo.
This is the City's
official Planning Application that must be submitted along with
materials included on the appropriate checklist for a complete
application, including applicable processing fee.
all the items needed for a complete application for the various
projects that require planning review. Planning staff will use
these lists to check for completeness after they are submitted with
the appropriate application fee.
Please contact staff to help determine what type of application will
be needed for your project. These forms were last updated July 1,
Home Occupation Permit Application
home occupation permit is required when a person does business in a
home, uses a home address as a business address on business tax
certificates, or uses a home phone as a business phone. This includes
businesses where work is actually occurring in the home, such as a
home office, as well as home-based businesses doing work remotely,
such as landscapers or housekeeping. Please note that property owner
and homeowner association signatures of approval are required where
applicable. Contact staff if you have any questions while filling out
your application form, which can be submitted at the Community
Development Department with your
2011 Community Development Block Grant Application
CDBG grants are awarded
by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and provide
funds for projects and programs that benefit low and moderate income
households, businesses and community-based organizations. The
application submittal deadline for the 2011 program year is October 22,
Please contact Tyler
Corey in the Community Development Department at (805) 781-7169 or via
email at email@example.com if
you have any questions or need further information.
Public School Tenant Permit
Application (13kb, pdf)
public school tenant permit application is required when a person
establishes a business at the site of a public school at which space
has become available do to declining enrollment. If you are interested
in locating your business at a public school site, please contact
staff to determine if the proposed use is allowed at the site and if
this is the appropriate permit path.
This is the City's
official Planning Appeal Form that must be submitted to appeal the
decision of Minor or Incidental Architectural Review (appealed to the
ARC), Zoning Hearing Officer - Administrative Hearing (appealed to the
Planning Commission), or Community Development Director (appealed to
the Planning Commission).
Review Process Flowcharts
give the applicant and/or applicant's representative a general idea of
the timeline and steps a project may take through the City's various
development review processes.
Standards Summary Table
summarizes development standards for the City's various zoning
designations and includes information on site density, setbacks,
building heights, coverage, subdivision requirements and parking in an
easy to read table format. These requirements cover most common
situations, but special circumstances may exist and the Planning
Division should be consulted.