Inspection Information


Please contact the Engineering Department main line 805-773-4656 to schedule an inspection. Inspections are provided by appointment only during the following hours:
Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Leave a message detailing your name, contact phone number, type of inspection, address and requested inspection time. Messages left before 12:00 p.m. will receive a phone call back that business day to confirm the inspection. Messages left after 12:00 p.m. will receive a call by 12:00 p.m. the following business day.

Engineering Standards

A copy of the City of Pismo Beach Public Works Engineering Standards can be purchased for $25 a book at:
City Hall
760 Mattie Road
2nd floor
Pismo Beach, CA 93449

Cancellations & Penalties

Cancellations must be made by calling the Department main line at 805-773-4656 at least 1 hour prior to the requested inspection time. Due to the demanding inspection schedule, an applicant who is not ready for a scheduled inspection may be assessed an additional $30 fee for a re-inspection.

Engineering Standards & Specifications

Project improvements shall be designed and constructed in accordance with the City of Pismo Beach Engineering Standards, adopted April 7, 2020, and in accordance with all applicable city ordinances.

Where no city standard or specification exists, the standards and specifications of the County of San Luis Obispo shall govern. The City Engineer shall determine the specific standards that apply in case of question.