About Community Development

The Community Development Department's mission is to be stewards of the City's General Plan, and to assist the community with land development, housing, construction, code compliance, open space, and regional issues, all of which must be kept in balance with the City's environment and resources. Department responsibilities include:

  • Planning Division
  • Building Division
  • Permit Processing
  • Code Compliance
  • Affordable Housing
  • Open Space Acquisition & Management
  • Redevelopment Successor Agency



  • Draft 2020-2024 Regional Consolidated Plan (Regional CP)
  • Draft 2020 Regional Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice (AI)

The County of Ventura and other county entitlement jurisdictions will hold public hearings regarding the draft 2020-2024 Regional Consolidated Plan (Regional CP) and draft 2020 Regional Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice (AI). The purpose of this notice is to receive comments prior to seeking final approvals from the County of Ventura and entitlement jurisdictions and transmitting final versions of the Regional CP and AI to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Effective January 21, 2020 through April 24, 2020, the draft documents will be available for public review at the following City Halls: Camarillo, Fillmore, Moorpark, Ojai, Oxnard, Port Hueneme, Santa Paula, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks and San Buenaventura (Ventura), at the Ventura County Executive Office and on the County Executive Office’s website at:


Written comments on the draft documents should be directed to:


Community Development, c/o Christy Madden
County Executive Office, County of Ventura
800 S. Victoria Avenue, L#1940
Ventura, CA 93009