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

Ventura County General Plan

The General Plan, which is mandated by State law, sets forth the goals, policies, and programs the County will implement to manage future growth and land uses. The General Plan, adopted by the Board of Supervisors, embodies the vision for the future of unincorporated Ventura County.

Ventura County General Plan Annual Progress Report

State law requires the County of Ventura to annually report the status of the General Plan as well as its progress in fulfilling its share of regional housing needs. Click on the link below to view the most recent Annual Report submitted to the California State Department of Housing & Community Development.

Ventura County General Plan Update

The County of Ventura Planning Division is meeting with the public to gather comments on a proposed Vision and set of Guiding Principles for the County General Plan Update. There are several options for providing feedback, including Municipal Advisory Council meetings, completion of an online questionnaire, or attending one of several Open Houses to be held at Santa Susana Park in Simi Valley, at the Frazier Park Library in the Lockwood Valley area, and at libraries throughout the County.

Area Plans

Area Plans provide long range plans that comply with County policies and are the basis for future land use development in a specifically defined area.