Here are some resources that may be of assistance for you as an Atascadero business owner:


Atascadero City Council – municipal issues

Atascadero Planning Commission – city planning

Cal Poly Green Campus Program – students promoting environmental stewardship at Cal Poly

Career Connections at Cuesta College heart for aligning students and employers with quality employment services

Economic Vitality Corporation – economic development services, business resources

Housing Authority of San Luis Obispo County – regional housing issues, affordable housing, planning

Institute for Professional Development at Cuesta College – customized training for businesses and organizations

San Luis Obispo Clean Energy – economic security & energy resilience

San Luis Obispo County Council of Governments (SLOCOG) – effective transportation systems, enhanced quality of life in San Luis Obispo County, collaborative inter-governmental relationships

San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors – county growth & development, water resources, public safety, general policy, planning, public utilities, etc.

SLO County Air Pollution Control District air pollution, preserving good air quality

SLO County Builders Exchange – nonprofit contractors association

SLO Partners – regional consortium of business, industry, education, community leaders focused on workforce/economic development aligning education systems and employment programs


Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board – water issues & development

Central Coast Commission for Senior Citizens Area Agency on Aging – state/federal funding allocation for seniors

Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee – public transportation

Homebuilders Association of the Central Coast – trade association representing builders, developers, related industry

Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) – urban sprawl, government

San Luis Obispo Flood Control and Water Conservation District – hydrology, flooding

SLO Regional Transit Authority (SLO-RTA) – public transportation

Tri Counties Building and Construction Trades Council – representing craft unions

Tri County Regional Energy Network (3C-REN) – energy saving programs, industry trainings


Department of Transportation (Caltrans)

Employment Development Department

Office of Governor Gavin Newsom

America’s Job Center of California


State of California Department of Rehabilitation (DOR)

State of California Employment Development Department Services for Veterans

State of California Employment Training Portal

Labor Market Information Division

Bizfile California

California Business Portal (GO-Biz)

California Center for International Development (CITD)

California Employers Association (CEA)

California Business Portal Incentives

California Coastal Rural Development Corporation (Cal Coastal)

California Research Credit

Industrial Development Bonds Financing Program (IDB)

Small Business Administration (SBA)

Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC)