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CONTACT
Grading and Drainage Soils and Geology
jim.otousa@ventura.org
Jim O’Tousa, CEG
(805) 654-2034

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Floodplain Development Permits
donna.bernard@ventura.org
Donna Bernard, CFM
(805) 654-3027

Laws / Ordinances

Ventura County Building Code

2013 Ventura County Building Code
The 2010 Ventura County Building Code establishes minimum standards for the design and construction of structures. The Public Works Agency oversees the regulations controlling grading, site runoff and erosion control as shown in Appendix J Grading, pages 94-122.

Ventura County Coastal Zoning Ordinance

Grading and brush removal in the Coastal Zone is regulated by Section 8175.5.17 of the Ventura County Coastal Zoning Ordinance .

Ventura County Floodplain Management Ordinance (No. 3841)

New construction within a designated Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) floodplain is regulated by the Ventura County Floodplain Management Ordinance, No. 3841 and the 2013 Ventura County Building Codes .