The Geographic Information Services of the
Public Works Department was created in 1995 to operate and maintain
the city's Geographic Information System.
A Geographic Information System is an "organized
collection of computer hardware, software, geographic data, and
personnel designed to efficiently capture, store, update, manipulate,
analyze, and display all forms of geographically referenced
—ESRI, the City Standard for GIS technology
Services, Applications, and Information
NOTE: Loading time will vary depend on your internet access speed.
Periodically, the map server may be unavailable during routine maintenance—
usually about fifteen minutes. If any of the maps are unavailable for
more than thirty minutes, please contact the GIS Supervisor or call (805) 781-7189.
DISCLAIMER: The purpose of these applications is to provide
easy access and visual display of mapped information within the City
of San Luis Obispo. Every reasonable effort has been made to
ensure the accuracy and currency of the data and associate maps
The data is provided in an â€śAS ISâ€ť state with no warranty as to accuracy
or completeness by either the City of San Luis Obispo or any of its employees, expressed or implied.
The user of these applications should not rely on the data provided herein for
Information on this site is not intended to
constitute advice nor is it to be used as a substitute for specific
advice from a licensed professional. The City of San Luis Obispo shall
assume no liability for any errors, omissions, or inaccuracies in the
information provided regardless of how caused. Further the City of San
Luis Obispo shall assume no liability for any decisions made or
actions taken or not taken by the user of the applications in reliance
upon any information or data furnished hereunder.
If you have read and understood this disclaimer and wish to continue,
please proceed by clicking one of the following links.
City Parcel Viewer
Look up parcel information by business name, address or
parcel number. Then view a map of the selected parcel or customize
your own map by adding data layers including an Aerial
Photo, Historic Districts, FEMA Flood Zones,
Transit Hubs, Schools and Zoning
SLO County Demographics
Population, Housing and Income information from the Year 2000
U.S. Census. Includes Census Tracts, Zip Code Areas and Streets
for San Luis Obispo County.
Un-Reinforced Masonry in the City
Commercial properties constructed of
un-reinforced masonry and status (Strengthened, Partially Strengthened, Un-Reinforced).
Downtown Points of Interest
Photo and brief description of site showcasing the interesting places near downtown area.
Laguna Lake Species of Local Concern
Threatened and endangered plant species near Laguna Lake area. Shows
approximate locations of each species and a link to additional
San Luis Obispo Soils
Search by address to view the soil texture and soil drainage class. Visit
the Water Conservation Page
to learn more about soils and water conservation.
Laguna Lake Commemorative Trees
Search Commemorative Trees by person's name, organization, or event. (Acknowledgement)
A photo and brief description of the City's Heritage Trees.
Trees with historical value or significant arboricultural
interest are designated as Heritage Trees.
Please note: The "more information" feature may require turning off some pop-up blockers.
Street Sweeper Schedule
Search by address to see which day a street will be swept in the City of San Luis Obispo.
City Traffic Counts
Average Daily Traffic (ADT) counts of various streets including turning traffic counts at intersections
Locations of sidewalk ramps for easier access for wheelchairs and strollers.
Maps and data in digital format are available on DVD.
Some of City's data can be downloaded from SLO DataFinder, free of charge.
We would welcome the opportunity to address any questions or concerns regarding the services
the GIS Division provides. Please email GIS Supervisor David Yun.