Temporary Water Meter

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

  1. Complete Temporary Meter on Hydrant Agreement form 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
  5. A check in the amount of $614 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 in person at the City Maintenance Yard located at 336 Sanjon Rd., Ventura, 93002. Note: 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 $314 which is non-refundable) 
  • Current daily Temporary Meter rental fee is $2 (plus prevailing water rate of $4.54 per 100 cubic feet of water used)
  • Current Temporary Meter relocation fee is $105 
  • 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

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

Last edited: July 20, 2021