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


Make a Phone Appointment with the Planning Division

Planning Counter Services – Schedule a Phone Call with the Planning Division

Phone Call Appointments are scheduled for 30 minutes each day Monday through Thursday from 10:15 AM to 11:30 AM and 2:00 PM to 3:15 PM to speak with the Planning Division. Included below are a list of topics that can be addressed in an appointment:

  • To Submit a Zoning Clearance for Construction/Demolition
  • To Submit Corrections for a Zoning Clearance Previously Submitted
  • To Submit a Tree Permit
  • To Submit a Permit for a Wireless Communication Facility
  • To Get a Home Occupation Permit
  • To Submit a Zoning Clearance Tenant / Change of Use in a Commercial or Industrial Building
  • To Discuss Preparing for Discretionary Permit Submittal
  • To Submit a Discretionary Permit Application
  • To Submit a Lot Line Adjustment
IMPORTANT Please email your plans to the Planning counter staff prior to making an appointment, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to email your plans.

Make a Planning Appointment