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

For information on the current General Plan Update - Please click here to visit VC2040.org

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.

Due to the large file size of the General Plan you may want to download the document instead of viewing it in your browser.

General Plan Land Use Map

The Goals, Policies and Programs document contains four chapters: Resources, Hazards, Land Use, and Public Facilities and Services.

The certified 2014-2021 Housing Element consists of Chapter 3.3 of the Goals, Policies and Programs document found here with supporting documentation in Chapter 3.3 of the Land Use Appendix.

The following four appendices contain background information and data in support of the Goals, Policies and Programs document:

All plans may be purchased for a fee at the Planning Counter. Click here to review the fees for all Planning materials.