2013 Spring Newsletter
Located in the Operations Division of the Police Department, the Office of Neighborhood
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
|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
Free Mediation services are available to all residents of the City of
San Luis Obispo. Visit SLO Solutions for more information.
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:
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:
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.
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.
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:
Fire Department, Fire Prevention Bureau 805.781.7380
Contact the Weed
Abatement Officer for dry weeds in yards and open fields.
Student Survival Guide
Renter’s Checklist for
Planning A Party