Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo County Planning and Building Department’

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Justin Vineyards tree removal violates county code


Justin Vineyards and Winery violated San Luis Obispo County grading code when it removed hundreds of oak trees from a rural Paso Robles property, a county code enforcement officer said Monday. The code enforcement officer spoke at a meeting of... (Continue reading)

SLO County orders Justin Vineyards to stop removing oak trees


In preparation for planting grapes, workers removed hundreds of oak trees from a rural Paso Robles property managed by Justin Vineyards. After receiving numerous complaints from neighbors, county officials issued a stop-work order. [Tribune] The property, located at 750 Sleepy... (Continue reading)

Structural problems close Cayucos Vets Hall

Cayucos Vets Hall

The Cayucos Veterans Memorial Lions Hall, a popular location for weddings and other events, appears to be closing due to structural problems found by building inspectors. The building is used on a daily basis by the Cayucos Lions Club, but... (Continue reading)

Bomb threat empties SLO County courthouse

SLO County Courthouse

Authorities evacuated the San Luis Obispo County Courthouse, as well as the Old Courthouse building, after receiving a bomb threat Wednesday morning. The county planning department is located in the Old Courthouse. Witnesses said they saw people pouring out of... (Continue reading)

Planning commission rejects Laetitia Winery development


Months after indicating it would approve the project, the San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission voted Thursday to reject a proposed housing development at the Laetitia Vineyard and Winery in rural Arroyo Grande. Planning commissioners denied the project on a... (Continue reading)

SLO County staff seeking denial of Phillips 66 rail spur

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San Luis Obispo County staff is recommending denial of Phillips 66’s proposal to build a rail spur so that crude oil currently delivered by pipeline could be transported to the Nipomo facility by rail. The proposed rail spur project includes... (Continue reading)

Commission approves Templeton psychiatric hospital

Templeton hospital

The San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission voted unanimously Thursday in support of a proposed mental health hospital in Templeton. An appeal of the project to the board of supervisors is likely, though. Harvey and Melanie Billig are seeking approval... (Continue reading)

Supervisors give initial support to Blacklake development

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Developer Rob Rossi has gained initial approval from a divided San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors on plans to build houses, a hotel and vacation cottages at Blacklake Golf Resort in Nipomo. The board of supervisors voted 3-2 Tuesday... (Continue reading)

Homeless suffer during cold spells


OPINION by BECKY JORGESON It’s 5 a.m. in the morning and it’s 26 degrees out. I wonder how many more homeless people will die this winter on the Central Coast from hypothermia. We have so many volunteers signed up, excited... (Continue reading)

SLO County planning: Wherefore art thou?

T. Keith Gurnee

OPINION By T. KEITH GURNEE By T. Keith Gurnee Planning for the future is an essential activity of human endeavor. Whether and how we “plan” for our families, our careers, our retirement, the growth of a business, or the future... (Continue reading)

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