Welcome to the
City of San Luis Obispo Web Site!
Founded by Father Junipero Serra in 1772, San Luis Obispo is one of
Californias oldest communities. With its unique natural beauty and delightful
downtown, San Luis Obispo is a great place to live, work and visit. The City has
residents, and is located eight miles from the Pacific Ocean, midway between San Francisco
and Los Angeles at the junction of Highway 101 and scenic Highway 1. For cool things to
see and do, be sure to check-out Visiting SLO.
About Our Site
This site provides comprehensive information about the City, its history, services,
organization, major projects, policies and plans. Our hope is that you will quickly and
easily find lots of useful information about the City by using one of our navigational
- Major button topicswhich
always appear on the left side of the screen.
- Quick jumpchoose
a destination of a major topic or a City department.
- Search the entire site
by key words with the search function above.
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please send us an e-mail or a completed survey form in the
How are we doing section. Thanksyour visit is
important to us!