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Office of Neighborhood Outreach

Neighborhood Outreach Manager
Police Department
1042 Walnut Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Phone: 805.781.7186


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Located in the Operations Division of the Police Department, the Office of Neighborhood Outreach coordinates the Police Department response to neighborhood issues. The office directs the Student Neighborhood Assistance Program (SNAP), offers information regarding the Noise Ordinance, Crime Prevention, and public information and education programs.

The City of San Luis Obispo Office of Neighborhood Outreach developed the "Respect SLO" program  to provide information and resources to college students living off campus.

Free Mediation services are available to all residents of the City of San Luis Obispo. Visit SLO Solutions for more information.

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Noise Ordinance Updated March 5, 2010

On February 2, 2010 The San Luis Obispo City Council adopted several amendments to the City’s Noise Ordinance contained in section 9.12.050 of the City of San Luis Obispo Municipal Code, The amendments take effect on March 5, 2010.

Here is a summary of the modifications: HERE

Unruly Gathering Ordinance

This new ordinance was approved by City Council on April 20, 2010 and will take effect on May 20, 2010.

Read about the new ordinance: HERE

Here are some facts about the ordinance: HERE

To report a violation of the noise ordinance, call the San Luis Obispo Police non emergency line. (805) 781-7317.

Neighborhood Outreach Team

The Neighborhood Outreach Team is comprised of representatives from various city departments who work collaboratively with residents and community based groups in an effort to promote communications, support the City of San Luis Obispo’s General Plan and foster neighborhood enhancement and well-being.

Fight Blight!

The “Broken Window Theory” states that if a community allows blight conditions to go undeterred, crime increases, quality of life diminishes, and property values plummet. The City of San Luis Obispo maintains an aggressive multi-department effort in order to reduce blighted conditions. You can help by reporting problem properties to the proper department:

Building and Safety Division, Community Development Dept. 805. 781.7180  This unit handles: yard parking, trash can storage, broken fences, overgrown vegetation, excess debris, residential overcrowding, garages converted to living space, altered structures, building without permits, peeling paint, substandard housing, RV’s used as a residence, paving of front yards, home based business violations, use permits, construction noise, zoning and building codes.

To report a violation, request an investigator here:

Community Development

Fire Department, Fire Prevention Bureau 805.781.7380  Contact the Weed Abatement Officer for dry weeds in yards and open fields.

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