Welcome to LOCAC

Please have a look at the latest Safety News from SLO County:

The Land Use Committee met on Monday, March 1 at 7:00 p.m.. You can access the agenda and the Zoom recording of that meeting at http://locac.info/meetings/land-use-committee/
The Los Osos Sustainability Group gave a presentation on our water basin, and their website is linked off the meeting page above.

The California Coastal Commission will be holding a special meeting on Saturday, March 18 at 9:00 a.m.. This is a meeting open to the public on Zoom.

The topic is important, at a minimum, to all county residents:

Public hearing and potential action on revisions to CDP 4-82-300, as amended, regarding the allowable kinds, locations, and intensities of use and necessary coastal resource protection requirements at State Parks’ Oceano Dunes unit in the City of Grover Beach, the unincorporated community of Oceano, and unincorporated southern San Luis Obispo County.

This topic has been in the news as to the use of off road vehicles and camping. Information on what is being discussed, and how to participate, is located on this link, and CLICK THE TAB for Special Meeting: http://www.coastal.ca.gov/meetings/agenda/#/2021/3

Important BACKGROUND INFORMATION has its own page: http://www.coastal.ca.gov/oceano-dunes/

LOCAC will be holding elections for 4 Council Seats, one from each district. Elections will be held the beginning of May, the exact date to be determined.  Applications are due March 13th! It’s easy to apply, you just need to sign the conditions of service, tell us about yourself and why you want to serve in one page or less!
Documents are linked here: http://locac.info/2021-locac-election

The General LOCAC Meeting was held Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.. The Zoom recording of the meeting has been posted on this page:

The general LOCAC meeting was held Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. on Zoom. The link of the Zoom recording has been posted on the General Meeting page (link below). The agenda and links to projects can be found:

The Central Coast Water Quality Control Board held an online meeting on Friday, January 29. There is an item of interest for residents of Bayview Heights and the Martin Tract. See Item 10 under Waste Discharge Requirements:

From the summary, found at this link:
“Staff proposes terminating General Waste Discharge Requirements Order 00-12 for residential onsite wastewater systems within the Bayview Heights and Martin Tract areas of Los Osos. Order 00-12 regulates discharges of waste from residential onsite systems in those areas.”

Read the entire staff report because if the termination order is passed, “New and replacement systems and repairs of existing systems will be regulated pursuant to LAMP requirements.” Those are the new County requirements.

For County information on the Local Agency Management Program (LAMP), go to this link:

LOCAC received a response from the County on the comments submitted on their proposed project to replace the bridge on South Bay Boulevard at the LOCAC Land Use Committee meeting on January 4. See that document off of this link: http://locac.info/meetings/land-use-committee/

The document below was from our mailbox, retrieved on 12-18-20:

The document below was from our mailbox, retrieved on 10-20-20:

Information from the County on the Midtown Restoration Site posted October 9, 2020: https://www.slocounty.ca.gov/Departments/Public-Works/Department-News/2020/Cleanup-At-Midtown-Restoration-Site-in-the-Communi.aspx

July 6, 2020, County Planner Cory Hanh presented the Draft Housing Element Update to our Community Plan at LOCAC’s Land Use Committee meeting. Review his presentation: http://locac.info/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Presentation-Public-Review-Draft.pdf

Ministerial Permits

Permits that are over-the-counter and that do not come to LOCAC can be found here.

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), LOCAC in-person meetings will not resume until the County gives permission for groups of people to hold meetings.

What is LOCAC?

The Los Osos Community Advisory Council is the voice of the community for all land use issues affecting Los Osos. We are an 11 member volunteer group that advises the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors, the County Planning Commission, and County staff on land use planning, trees & landscaping, traffic and circulation and other important issues that affect Los Osos. LOCAC is also a voice for protecting Morro Bay and the sensitive environment surrounding our community.

Who Serves on LOCAC?

LOCAC has two elected representatives from each of four residential districts within Los Osos. The term of office is four years. Only persons who live within the residential district may vote for the candidates from that district. A public election is held in even-numbered years for half the elected seats. The District 2 Supervisor appoints the other three members whose terms are two years (odd-numbered years). There is no limit to the number of terms a member can serve. The new members are seated and officers are elected by the Council each year at the end of the May LOCAC meeting.

Each LOCAC member is expected to be a member of at least one committee in addition to participating in the monthly general meeting. A LOCAC member who is not an officer can expect to spend approximately 6-8 hours per month on LOCAC business.