Our Mission

The Ventura County Planning Division is committed to developing, recommending and implementing land use goals, policies and programs that will:

  • Preserve, conserve and promote the wise use of the County's resources;

  • Minimize hazards to life and property;

  • Promote separate, distinct and livable communities which offer choice and opportunities to all socio-economic groups; and

  • Provide adequate, cost effective public facilities and services.

To achieve this mission, all Division staff shall carry out their duties in a professional, courteous and helpful manner, and with a commitment to the public's participation in the planning process.