Submit Building Permits Electronically In San Luis Obispo With Service First Permits
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Electronic Construction Permits in San Luis Obispo
The City of San Luis Obispo requires an online construction permit if you plan to construct, enlarge, alter, move, replace, repair, improve, convert, demolish or change the occupancy of a building or structure.
Property owners, their authorized agents, and state licensed contractors acting on behalf of a property owner can apply for a construction permit using the online portal through the SLO city website.
The Electronic Building Permit Submission Process in San Luis Obispo
There is a 6-step process that must be finalized before receiving a construction permit in San Luis Obispo, which includes:
Step 1: Construction Permit Application
If an Architect or Engineer has designed the plans and an agent is processing the permit, a Registered Design Professional Permissions form must be signed and dated by all responsible parties.
Step 2: Email Completed Application
The following information in an email to confirm the project details:
- Project Address
- Complete Project Description (Scope of Work) that includes floor areas for all new, remodeled, addition areas, grading quantities, length of retailing walls, etc. (link to our Permit Submittal page)
- Contact Name and Phone Number
- Email Address that must be used consistently throughout the permit process
Step 3: Upload Plans
All the plans must be uploaded in PDF format. Once all plans and supporting documentation has been uploaded, staff will route application to Planning for a zoning clearance and estimate the fees for the building permit.
Step 4: Pay Invoice
The first installment of the invoice must be paid to begin with the review.
Step 5: Plan Review
Once the plans have been reviewed, an email will be sent that will include details of corrections, conditions, school fees, and remaining fees as applicable.
Step 6: Permit Issuance Report
Once all steps are completed, you will receive email notification that the approved plans are ready for download within the CSS portal.
Fast Tracking Online Building Permits in San Luis Obispo
Smaller projects are considered “fast-track” and may be reviewed within 10 working days if the application submission is complete and initial fees have been paid. These projects new garages/storage buildings, decks, small additions to existing structures, and foundation replacement or repair.
How Long do San Luis Obispo Online Construction Permits Take?
Construction ePermits in San Luis Obispo can usually be issued within two months of submission if the application and plans are complete, and the applicant responds promptly to all requests for additional information.
Expedite Your Electronic Building Permit in San Luis Obispo
First Service Permits have helped builders and developers in San Luis Obispo understand the specific ePermit document requirements, navigate the construction permit process and simplify the entire building process from start-to-finish.
If you want to see how we can help you with your next project, schedule your appointment with our permit specialists today!