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

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Invoice or permit questions? Please call 805-654-2813 or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Environmental Health Division protects public health and the environment by ensuring conformance with State laws and County ordinances pertaining to a wide variety of environmental health programs. Much of this work is accomplished by performing routine inspections and investigations; conducting workshops and seminars; and taking enforcement action when warranted. The Environmental Health Division also interacts with various federal, state, regional, and local governmental agencies associated with environmental health programs.
An equally important function of the Environmental Health Division is to provide timely advice and information to the public, businesses, and other governmental agencies.

This is especially critical when the health of Ventura County residents and visitors is threatened during emergencies such as earthquakes, fires, floods, hazardous materials incidents, sewage spills, and outbreaks of disease.

Permit NavigatorHave you submitted a permit application but are experiencing difficulty in having your permit issued?  Have you submitted a permit application but are receiving conflicting information regarding your permit application?

First, contact the department director:
Planning – Dave Ward
Building & Safety – Ruben Barrera
Environmental Health – Charles Genkel
Code Compliance – Doug Leeper

If this is not able to resolve your concerns please contact Tina Figurski, Management Assistant to the Director of RMA.

If your concerns still have not been resolved, please contact the Permit Navigator at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The Permit Navigator works to facilitate process improvements that result in a more user-friendly permitting process both for customers and staff.  The Navigator works county-wide and across departments, agencies, and divisions to accomplish these results.   It is important to note that the Permit Navigator does not have the authority to revise, relax or ignore any laws, code requirements or minimum standards.

General Information: 805-654-2813

General Office Fax: 805-654-2480

East County Office Fax: 805-582-7588

Main Office Location:

Ventura County Government Center
Administration Building - 3rd Floor
Environmental Health Division
800 S. Victoria Avenue
Ventura, CA 93009

Mailing Address:

County of Ventura
Environmental Health Division
800 S. Victoria Ave. #1730
Ventura, CA 93009-1730