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

The Building Permit Fee Estimator is a tool that estimates your permits fees from various sources including the County of Ventura Building and Safety Division.

Step 2 - Get A Fee Estimate

Nature of the work
Estimated Valuation ?
Main Use of Building
Unit Valuation (per sq ft)
Number of new or remodeled bathrooms in this project?
Does this project include any new plumbing work?
Does this project include any new electrical work?
Does this project include any new mechanical ducts or equipment?
Does this project include a new kitchen?
Does this project include a new laundry?
Will the building contain any enclosed habitable space that is heated or air-conditioned?
Is project located in a Fire Hazard area, ie within 1,000 feet of a natural brush hillside area?
Is your project located in a Flood Hazard area?
Is this a non-residential building for use/access by employees or the general public?
Estimates the building fees