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 County of Ventura is pleased to offer the public online access to the land use permitting process. VC Citizen Access is a web-based program that displays real-time data stored in the County's land use database, Accela Automation, which is an internal system used by County staff to track land use permits for properties located in the unincorporated areas of the County.

Using VC Citizen Access, members of the public can search and review permit information, and permit applicants and property owners can upload and download documents, look up processing statuses, and pay for permit fees online using a credit card.

To access VC Citizen Access, click on the "GO TO CITIZEN ACCESS NOW" hyperlink in the navigation bar at the top of this page.

To assist you in navigating the system, the following resources are available:

  • FAQ Pages: Click on the Help tab on the right-hand side of this page to access any of the FAQ pages, which contain instructions on how to execute various functions in the system.
  • Department Contact Information: On the right-hand side of this page, click on the Locations tab.
    This section contains a list of the participating County departments and hyperlinks to their websites, as well as their public counter location and hours.
  • If you have any questions regarding the information displayed in VC Citizen Access, please contact the appropriate County department.
  • Technical Assistance: For technical assistance, click on the “TECHNICAL SUPPORT” hyperlink on the navigation bar at the top of this page.

A customer service representative is available Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 AM to 4 PM, and will respond to your inquiry within one business day.

Citizen Access