Welcome to RMA

The Resource Management Agency strives to ensure that its customer service standards are consistent with the Agency’s Mission Statement:

The mission of the Resource Management Agency, in cooperation with the public and our partner agencies, is to protect the consumer and community’s health, safety and environment by carrying out adopted laws and policies, and educating, assisting and empowering Ventura County residents and businesses to be good stewards of the land and our resources.


In addition, RMA has identified those core values which will guide us in carrying out our mission. These values are directly related to our customer service and include:

  • Honesty, hard work and ethical behavior

  • Transparency and accountability

  • Equitable treatment and respect of all constituents

  • Excellence in service delivery

Public Counter

The Environmental Health Public Counter staff provides information about Environmental Health programs. The Counter staff accepts permit applications related to food facilities, hazardous materials, underground fuel tanks individual sewage disposal systems, land use, and recreational health.

Locations and Directions to the Public Counter

The Environmental Health Public Counter is located on the 3rd floor of the Hall of Administration at the County Government Center Complex.

Hours of Operation:

Business hours are 8am to 5pm Monday thru Friday. 

The Public Counters are open during business hours Monday thru Friday and by appointment.

Appointments are recommended to meet with a program specialist.

Food Vehicle Inspection* hours:  

8:00am – 9:00am and 3:00pm - 4:00 pm; by appointment only. 

*Inspections are also available at our East County Office in Simi Valley by appointment only.

Call 805 654-2813 for more information or to schedule an appointment.


Payment of Fees

Payments must be made in cash or with a check, payable to County of Ventura, Environmental Health Division.

The Division also accepts Credit Card payment for all fees. Click here to pay your fees online.