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City Building Division Now Offers Virtual Interactive Inspection Program

Post Date:05/27/2020 11:41 AM

The City of San Luis Obispo Building Division is excited to announce that we are now offering a virtual interactive inspection program using Google Duo. Our goal with this program is to allow construction to progress while maintaining a safe environment for our staff and our community through social and physical distancing, with specific focus on occupied structures. If you have questions or when you are ready to schedule a virtual interactive inspection, please call our inspection line at (805)781-7180. Please let our staff know the type of inspection you are requesting, that you would like this to be completed using the virtual interactive inspection program, and the contact number to use.  For additional information about this new program, please click here.


  • Water heater replacement
  • Interior lath / shower pan / tub
  • Window / door replacement
  • Insulation
  • Drywall
  • Sewer laterals/clean out/ backwater
  • Simple re-inspection of previously provided corrections
  • Minor framing
  • Under-slab piping
  • Water services
  • Gas line
  • Furnaces
  • Fireplace inserts
  • Smoke & CO alarms

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