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

Parking and Loading Design Guidelines

The Parking and Loading Design Guidelines clarifies the intent of the parking regulations in the County’s Non-Coastal Zoning Ordinance. The document contains photos, illustrations and detailed explanations to help guide planners, project proponents and decision-makers as they apply the parking requirements to specific projects.

Parking Area Requirements Checklists

The following checklist summarizes the more significant parking requirements in Article 8 of the Ventura County Non-Coastal Zoning Ordinance (NCZO). This checklist is only meant to be an aid; project applicants should refer to Article 8 of the NCZO for the complete requirements.

Space Allocation Guidelines For Refuse and Recyclables Collection and Loading Areas

Space Allocation Guidelines define the amount of space required for the collection and loading of refuse and recyclables in development projects in Ventura County.

Tree Protection Guildelines

The purpose of these Guidelines is to explain and amplify the County’s Tree Permit requirements for the benefit of County staff and individuals applying for tree permits and companies performing tree trimming services.