Welcome to Building and Land Use Enforcement

The County of Ventura has adopted laws and regulations designed to maintain a clean and safe environment for all citizens in our community.

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The mission of Building and Land Use Enforcement is to promote and maintain a safe and desirable living and working environment. We help maintain and improve the quality of our community by administering a fair and unbiased enforcement program to correct building and land use violations.
We want to enhance neighborhoods and their citizens’ health, safety and general welfare through efficient and effective County code enforcement. All actions are conducted in a responsive and fair manner focusing on customer service and public awareness while respecting the property rights of our citizens.
Building and Land Use Enforcement respond to complaints from concerned citizens in our community that are related to:

  • Illegal Dwellings
  • Trimming/Removal of Protected Trees
  • Open storage
  • Unpermitted Buildings or Construction
  • Fences and Walls
  • Illegal Businesses
  • Keeping Excessive Numbers of Pet or Farm Animals
  • Illegal Signs
  • Substandard Housing