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

community events

Temporary Food Facility (TFF) is an approved food facility that operates at an approved Community Event.

A Community Event is defined as an event that is of civic, political, public, or educational nature; including state and county fairs, city festivals, circuses and other public gathering events approved by the local enforcement agency. A Community Event must be held on public property and the organizer or sponsor must be a non-profit charitable organization. An event may also be formally recognized by a local jurisdiction's adoption of a proclamation or resolution designating the event as a Community Event.

Application Submittal: Community Event Organizer and all Temporary Food Facility applications along with applicable fees must be submitted to this Division in person at the service counter or via mail at least 30 days before the first day of the event. The service counter is open at the Ventura County Hall of Administration Monday - Friday from 8 am to 4 pm. Physical and mailing address is: 800 S. Victoria Ave., L #1730, Ventura, CA 93009-1730

Environmental Health Division staff review applications and issue permits to TFF operators and Event Organizers; as well as perform inspections of TFFs at Community Events.

Community Event Forms and Instructions:



Other Notable Resources:

Certified Farmers' Market:


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805 654-2477
Staff Specialist:
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805 654-2431