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 Resource Management Agency (RMA) charges fees for various services and programs.
Each division in the RMA has separate fee schedules depending on the program.
Please visit:

Generally, RMA accepts the following types of payments: cash, checks and credit cards for most programs. Payments may be made in person between the hours of
8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday at the following locations:

  • Resource Management Agency
    800 S. Victoria Avenue
    Ventura, CA 93009
  • Resource Management Agency
    3855-F Alamo St, Room 2019A
    Simi Valley, CA 93063

Online payments: Credit card payments are accepted for certain permits and services. Please contact the following divisions for assistance on fees and online payments.

  • Planning Division

  • Building and Safety Division

  • Environmental Health Division

  • Code Compliance Division

  • Operations Division

If you have questions about any of the payment options, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.