MEMBER BENEFITS

MEMBER BENEFITS

With over 600 contractors, subcontractors and supplier members — and more added each day — the San Luis Obispo County Builders Exchange is THE voice for the construction industry in San Luis Obispo County.

  • Weekly Job Bulletin

    The Exchange Bulletin is updated daily online, mailed or e-mailed to you each week. It contains a complete list of plans available in the plan rooms, Plan Holders Lists, Bidders Lists, Building Permits (Applied For and Issued), Notices of Completion, Mechanics’ Liens and Mechanics’ Lien Releases as recorded in San Luis Obispo County Recorders Office, as well as other pertinent construction news and legislation.

  • Online Plan Room Access 24-7 - 2 Plan Rooms

    The Exchange maintains two offices in San Luis Obispo County where plans and specifications are on file. Plans may be checked out overnight or viewed and downloaded from On-Line Plan Room.

  • Construction Forms & Educational Programs

    Our Exchange regularly schedules seminars on current construction industry topics vital to you.

  • SLO City and County Legislative Advocate & Membership Mixers

    As a participating member, the Exchange is YOUR personal and professional “CLUB”. You can make valuable personal and business contacts with like-minded individuals of the construction industry..

  • Membership Roster

    All current members are listed and can be searched for on our website by any number of criteria. The roster is distributed to city and county offices, developers, designers, engineers, financial institutions and architects throughout San Luis Obispo County and the Central Coast.

  • Builders Exchange Political Action Committee (BEPAC)

    SLOCBE’s political action committee helps members to become aware of the records and view points of candidates for elective office and political appointments. BEPAC funds are raised and distributed to local candidates who are sympathetic to building industry concerns.

  • Student Scholarships

    An annual Builders Exchange-sponsored golf tournament raises money for scholarships that are given each year to local students in building industry related fields.

THREE WAYS TO JOIN

MAIL IN YOUR APPLICATION
Download an application and mail it to us! Details below.

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CALL US DIRECTLY TO JOIN!
Call (805) 543-7330 to sign up over the phone today!

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SIGN UP ONLINE
Use our online for to join the San Luis Obispo County Builders Exchange today!

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Please fill out the form completely.
Items marked with ‘*’ are required fields. For items that do not apply, type ‘NA’. Keep in mind that these fields are searchable by other users, so it is a good idea to be as thorough as possible so that others may have an easier time finding you in a search.

After completing the form, send in a check for the appropriate fee, or if you prefer you will have the option to pay on-line or by phone. Applications will not be fully processed until all fees have been paid. At that time you will have access to the Online Planroom.

Mail your completed application and payment to:
SLO County Builders Exchange
153 Cross Street #130
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

For questions call (805) 543-7330 or email info@slocbe.com
You will need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer to view and print out our application. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat installed, you can download it for free by clicking “Here

FEES & PLANS

The Exchange’s Board of Directors reserves the right to increase dues from time to time to offset rising costs.

REGULAR/AFFILIATE
Must be a licensed contractor holding a valid State of California Contractors License. Annual dues: $320, Semi Annual dues: $160 plus an additional $50 initial set-up fee. There is an optional $125 annual charge to access the On-Line Plan Room.
ASSOCIATE
Persons or entities engaged in supplying a product or service(s) to the construction industry, but not regulated by the Contractors State License Board. Annual Dues: $320 plus an additional $50 initial set-up fee; Semi-Annual dues: $160 plus an additional $50 initial set-up fee. There is an optional $125 annual charge to access the On-Line Plan Room.
PROFESSIONAL
Limited to a licensed individual, partnership or corporation engaged exclusively in architecture, engineering or building design. Professional members may not be a licensed contractor. Professional members may not check out plans. Annual dues: $150 plus a $50 initial set-up fee. Bulletin is sent by e-mail only, no On-Line Plan Room access. Online Plan Room Subscription – access to plans 24-7 – $125 per year (with paid membership).


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We Have Two Locations To Serve The Central Coast.
member area
San Luis Obispo
153 Cross Street Suite 130
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Office: (805) 543-7330
Fax: (805) 543-7016
info@slocbe.com
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Atascadero
4851 El Camino Real
Atascadero, CA 93422
Office: (805) 460-9670
Fax: (805) 460-9672
northoffice@slocbe.com
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OUR MISSION STATEMENT
The San Luis Obispo County Builders Exchange is a 501(c)6 nonprofit organization formed to promote cooperation among licensed contractors and vendors in all aspects of the construction industry; to encourage quality construction; to find job opportunities for all its members through provision of plans; to provide public advocacy on behalf of the members at the local and state levels of government; and to make available training and continuing education in essential aspects of the industry.