County-Initiated Text Amendments to the Non-Coastal Zoning Ordinance amending the Requirements for Beekeeping, Setback and Height Requirements for Fences and Retaining Walls, and Permit Exemption for Heating and Cooling Equipment and Similar Structures (Case No. PL21-0043)

On November 1, 2022, the County Board of Supervisors adopted County-initiated text amendments to Articles 2, 5, 6,7, and 19 of the Non-Coastal Zoning Ordinance regarding requirements for beekeeping, setback and height requirements for fences and retaining walls, and permit exemption for heating and cooling equipment and similar structures. The ordinance amendments will become effective on December 1, 2022.   

A copy of the adopted Non-Coastal Zoning Ordinance Text Amendments, Ordinance No. 4606, can be found here.

The Board letter and supporting documents are available at the Office of the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors located in the Hall of Administration at 800 S. Victoria Avenue, Ventura, CA, and in the Board of Supervisors hearing archives for November 1, 2022, available online at:


Please visit the Ventura County Agricultural Commissioner’s website at: for beekeeping registration information, applicable ordinance regulations, and directions on filing a bee nuisance complaint. The Agricultural Commissioner’s Office can be reached at: (805) 933-2926 or (805) 388-4222


For inquiries or comments on this ordinance amendment, please contact: Franca A. Rosengren, Senior Planner, via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at (805)654-2045.