Permit Services

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Ventura OPS (Online Permit Services)

The City of Ventura has created a virtual one-stop-shop for permit services called Ventura OPS. The new digital public counter allows a customer to create an account and submit a permit application without coming to City Hall. This online solution streamlines the permitting process and makes it easier to submit permit applications, upload plan sets, schedule inspections, and easily check project status online.

Please note: We continue to only process electronic submittals. For questions or more information about Online Permit Services and the submittal process, contact us at:

Contact Permit Services:

Phone: 805-654-7869


As of December 2, 2021, the prior online portal process has been discontinued.
ALL PERMIT APPLICATIONS and RESUBMITTALS must be submitted online using Ventura OPS.  

To continue to submit Private Sewer Lateral (PSL) Reports:
 click here.

Please note: this is a working map so projects are being updated or added regularly and as staffing time permits. Minor applications such as single family residences, Alcohol Use Permits, and Minor Variances will be removed from the development map once the appeal period has passed (10 days after the final action).

Public Counter Hours

Monday - Wednesday
7:30AM - 4:00PM

9:00AM - 4:00PM

Friday; closed alternate Fridays
7:30AM - 4:00PM 

Closed every day from:
12:00PM - 1:00PM 

Closed alternate Fridays and Holidays