Ordinance Related Guidelines

Landscape Design Criteria

The purpose of this guide is to clearly define the manner in which landscape plans shall be submitted to satisfy the landscaping requirements of the County of Ventura.







Parking and Loading Design Guidelines

The Parking and Loading Design Guidelines clarifies the intent of the parking regulations in the County’s Non-Coastal Zoning Ordinance. The document contains photos, illustrations and detailed explanations to help guide planners, project proponents and decision-makers as they apply the parking requirements to specific projects.









Parking Area Requirements Checklists

The following checklist summarizes the more significant parking requirements in Article 8 of the Ventura County Non-Coastal Zoning Ordinance (NCZO). This checklist is only meant to be an aid; project applicants should refer to Article 8 of the NCZO for the complete requirements.





Space Allocation Guidelines For Refuse and Recyclables Collection and Loading Areas

Space Allocation Guidelines define the amount of space required for the collection and loading of refuse and recyclables in development projects in Ventura County.






Tree Protection Guildelines

The purpose of these Guidelines is to explain and amplify the County’s Tree Permit requirements for the benefit of County staff and individuals applying for tree permits and companies performing tree trimming services.