A Business License and Sign Permit are required for all business operating within the City of San Luis Obispo. 

SIGN REGULATIONS

Existing Businesses:

Renew your Business License

Apply to complete tenant improvements (TI)


New Businesses:

NOTE: Your business is only allowed to operate in certain Zones. Please contact the Planning Department at 781-7188 before you sign the lease to confirm your business is allowed. 

Apply for a Business License

Apply to complete tenant improvements (TI)

Apply for a Sign Permit

Apply for a Home Occupation


Business Change of Location:

NOTE: Your business is only allowed to operate in certain Zones. Please contact the Planning Department at 781-7188 before you sign the lease to confirm your business is allowed. 

Renew your Business License

Apply to complete tenant improvements (TI)

 

Mobile Food Cart Permits:

Operate within the public right-of-way (e.g. along a public street) -Contact the Police Dept.

Operate on private property (e.g. in a parking lot) -Contact the Planning Dept.

Operate within a park (e.g. as a vendor for a special event) - Contact Parks and Recreation

 

Massage and Taxi Permits:

Taxi Permit (contact the Police Dept.)

Massage Permit (contact the Police Dept.)