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Monthly Downtown SLO Business Updates

Downtown SLO sends monthly newsletters to businesses that include important information, like:

  • How to get involved in upcoming events
  • Marketing and promotional opportunities
  • Parking
  • Clean & Safe Updates
  • Construction projects
  • Advocacy opportunities
  • Surveys
  • Organizational updates
  • MORE!

Downtown SLO business owners, managers, and employees are encouraged to subscribe.

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Recent Business Updates

Annual Reports

Every year we reflect on the impacts of our programs and community efforts. Check out our impacts and outcomes!

2022-2023 Annual Report »

2021-2022 Annual Report »

2020-2021 Annual Report »

2019-2020 Annual Report »

2018-2019 Annual Report »

City Resources & Contact

Parking & Transit

Find parking guides, maps, permits, and the parking citation portal. Individual parking meters are slowly being removed and replaced with pay stations. In a rush? Downtown any eligible mobile parking app to add money to your meter from any location!

Parking Services »

Mobile Parking Apps »

Business Licenses

Want to learn more about the Downtown Business Improvement Area or have questions about your Business License requirements? This page is full of FAQs, helpful links, and contact information for the City Finance Department.

Business License Quick Links »

Public Works Services

Public Works manages the upkeep of all public spaces and property. Report anything damaged or broken near your business to the City.

Public Works Services ​​»

Report an Issue »

Apply for a Permit

Permits can be confusing! Use the link below to make sure your business has the proper permits for your business license and any signage. If you are looking to host a special event in Mission Plaza or another public space in SLO, check out the Special Event Permit page.

Permits for Business Owners »

Special Event Permits »