Temporary Water Meter

The following documents must be submitted in person to obtain a Temporary Meter:

  1. Complete Temporary Meter on Hydrant Agreement form for July 10, 2019 to June 30, 2020 found here which is effective pricing until June 30, 2020. (the request must be placed before July 1, 2020).  The new application effective July 10, 2020 to June 30, 2021 can be found here.
  2. A copy of your current business license, issued by the City of Ventura 
  3. A copy of your construction permit or grading permit, issued by the City of Ventura 
  4. A map with hydrant location or a photo of the street hydrant

Please email the application and supporting documents to enavarro@cityofventura.ca.gov.   Upon approval the following will be required:

  1. A check in the amount of $607 payable to the City of Ventura.  The check along with supporting documents attention Erwin Navarro to:    Ventura Water - Temporary Meter -  336 Sanjon Rd., Ventura, CA 93002 or placed in an envelope in the drop box outside of City Hall (Please address to Temporary Meter - Erwin Navarro)
  2. In order to set up a Temporary Meter on Hydrant account, the company or requester name on the check must be the same name on the Temporary Meter on Hydrant Agreement form
  • Current Temporary Meter deposit is $300 (and the setting fee is $307 which is non-refundable) 
  • Current daily Temporary Meter rental fee is $2 (plus prevailing water rate of $3.98 per 100 cubic feet of water used)
  • Current Temporary Meter relocation fee is $109 
  • If meter is lost, stolen, or damaged, the company or requester will be billed at the current cost of a new Temporary Meter
  • Once forms are completed and payment received, please allow up to 3-5 business days for the meter to be set

****prices effective July 10. 2020********

Contact Ventura Water at (805) 652-4500 with any questions.

Last edited: June 15, 2020