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Will Serves and Retrofits

Will Serves & Fire Plan Reviews

For remodels, additions, commercial change-of-use, and reconstruction, please complete the Will Serve Application below. For fastest service, please email with any questions. Processing will not begin until the required deposit is received at our office. 

Effective January 1, 2022, paper applications will no longer be accepted. All Will Serve/Fire Plan Review applications must be submitted using the form below.

Agent Authorization FormRetrofit Upon Expansion of Use Guide

Vacation Rental Registration

New Online Form Now Available!

Please complete our Vacation Rental Will Serve Request form to initiate your vacation rental registration.

Land Use Authority in Cambria 

As an unincorporated area of SLO County, the CCSD cannot issue building permits. Land Use Authority is vested with SLO County. To learn more about land use conditions and to apply for a building permit, please contact the County's Department of Planning and Building (see link in sidebar).

Retrofit Upon Resale 

Current CCSD code requires that all existing residential and commercial buildings shall, at the time of change of ownership, be retrofitted, if not already so, exclusively with high-effficiency water-use plumbing fixtures. Learn more about our retrofit program here.


Approximately 20 years ago the CCSD implemented a retrofit program to replace plumbing fixtures in existing residences and businesses with water-conserving fixtures such as shower heads and toilets. Currently, all new construction is required to meet both the State of California and CCSD standards. New construction is required to offset demand through the purchase of retrofit points or actual retrofitting of noncompliant water fixtures within District boundaries. The number of points required is based upon a combination of the square footage of the lot being built upon and the number of bathrooms constructed.

Water Use Efficiency Requirements for New ConstructionRetrofit to Build Points Table


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