The City wishes to promote the ethical practice of massage therapy as an important healing art and to prevent and discourage the misuse of massage therapy for any other non-massage related purpose. Chapter 8.300 of the Municipal Code establishes a local regulatory system that allows only those massage professionals certified by the California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC) to operate within the city. Consistent with state law, the City retains the ability to regulate massage establishment Certificates of Registration, health and safety issues and land use and zoning.
To apply for a Massage Business License or for more information to operate a massage establishment and/or provide massage services, call 805-658-4715 or visit Ventura City Hall, Room 107, 501 Poli Street, Ventura CA 93001.
Checklist for Massage Professionals
Your Current Original CAMTC Certificate and CAMTC picture I.D. card
Up to three forms of Picture identification
Verification of current address (copy of a utility bill, lease agreement, phone bill, etc.)