The County of Ventura has adopted laws and regulations designed to maintain a clean and safe environment for all citizens in our community.

The mission of Building and Land Use Enforcement is to promote and maintain a safe and desirable living and working environment. We help maintain and improve the quality of our community by administering a fair and unbiased enforcement program to correct building and land use violations.
We want to enhance neighborhoods and their citizens’ health, safety and general welfare through efficient and effective County code enforcement. All actions are conducted in a responsive and fair manner focusing on customer service and public awareness while respecting the property rights of our citizens.
Building and Land Use Enforcement respond to complaints from concerned citizens in our community that are related to:

  • Illegal Dwellings
  • Trimming/Removal of Protected Trees
  • Open storage
  • Unpermitted Buildings or Construction
  • Fences and Walls
  • Illegal Businesses
  • Keeping Excessive Numbers of Pet or Farm Animals
  • Illegal Signs
  • Substandard Housing

Contact Building and Land Use Enforcement

Main Office Location Building and Land Use:

Ventura County Government Center
Administration Building - 3rd Floor
Resource Management Agency
Code Compliance Division
800 S. Victoria Avenue
Ventura, CA 93009

Main Contact Information:

Management Team

  • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Code Compliance Director 805-654-2444
  • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Senior Code Compliance Officer 805-654-3583
  • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Senior Code Compliance Officer 805-662-6824

General Information

  • General Information: 805-654-2463
  • Complaint Line: 805-654-2788
  • General Office Fax: 805-654-5177

Mailing Address

County of Ventura
Resource Management Agency
Code Compliance Division
800 S. Victoria Ave. #1750
Ventura, CA 93009-1750


Counter Services

Staff provides information and receives complaints about violations related to Building and Zoning codes. Appointments are recommended to ensure staff availability.

Locations and Directions to Building and Zoning Enforcement

Code Compliance is located on the 3rd floor of the Hall of Administration at the County Government Center Complex.  The complex is located at 800 South Victoria Ave. between the Santa Paula (126) Freeway and Telephone Rd.

Hours of Operation

8:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday thru Friday

Payment of Fees and Charges

Code Compliance does not accept credit cards. Payments must be in cash or with a check, payable to County of Ventura, Code Compliance.