Development Review Process

Permit Guidelines

2008 Design Guidelines

Design guidelines are intended to provide design guidance to applicants for projects requiring design review approval, such as new commercial or residential subdivisions, the guidelines should also be used for all new development where applicable.

These guidelines assist applicants and the general public in the development process, provide land use information, and administer the zoning ordinance. Current Planning reviews all land use and development proposals for planning approval, and ensures compliance with zoning regulations and consistency with the General Plan, Local Coastal Program, California Environmental Quality Act and other applicable local and state regulations. Proposals range from new construction to minor additions or exterior improvements for commercial, industrial and residential properties, Conditional Uses, land divisions, signs, zone changes and land annexations.

1997 Design Guidelines

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You may contact us at the following address and phone numbers:

501 Poli Street, Room 117
Ventura, CA 93001
Business hours: M/T/W/F, 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (excluding holidays and every other Friday)
Thursday, 9 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Phone Number: (805) 654-7893 or 654-7894
Fax Number: (805) 654-7560

Veronica Ledesma, Associate Planner (805) 654-7725