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 Board of Supervisors appoints five citizen Planning Commissioners. There is one commissioner for each of the five Supervisorial Districts. The Planning Commission’s duties are spelled out in various sections of the Zoning Ordinance. Among its duties are making recommendations to the Board of Supervisors, making final decisions on various permit applications, and hearing appeals of Planning Director decisions.

  • Scott Boydstun, District 1 
  • Charles Sandlin, District 2
  • W. Earl McPhail, District 3 
  • Margaret (Maggie) Kestly, District 4 - Vice Chair
  • Veronica Zimmerman-Garcia, District 5 - Chair

Please send correspondence to the following e-mail address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Or, mail to the following address:
Ventura County Planning Commission
Hall of Administration
Resource Management Agency/Planning Division
Attn: Luz Juachon
800 S. Victoria Ave., L#1740
Ventura, CA 93009-1740