Historic Preservation Committee

January 21st Virtual Meeting

Agendas & Staff Report

The agenda and staff report for the next hearing can be viewed here:  View most recent agenda and staff reports beginning Wednesday, January 13, 2021.

New - Zoom Meeting for Historic Preservation Committee Meeting

Sign-up if you wish to speak and receive an email with instructions on how to join the meeting.

Watch the Meeting:

Watch a live stream of the meeting at https://www.cityofventura.ca.gov/718/Videos, YouTube at https://www.Youtube.com/cityofventura/live or on cable TV - Channel 15.

Submit Public Comment via email:

Submit your comments via email by 4pm on the HPC meeting date of January 21, 2021 to allow the comments to be read before the hearing. Please submit your comment using this form, www.cityofventura.ca.gov/publicinput or send an email to devservices@cityofventura.ca.gov (up to 1000 characters) when sending an email, please indicate in the Subject Line, the Agenda item number (i.e. Item No. 8A). Your form/email will be read by Historic Preservation Committee Chair and placed into the item's record at the meeting.

You may also scan the QR Code below to access the form to submit public comments or comments related to a specific agenda item via email before the meeting or during the meeting.

To Provide Public Comment Live at the Meeting using Zoom:

To speak on an agenda item, complete the online Speaker Registration Form by 4pm on January 21, 2021. If you wish to speak at the meeting, you will be asked to provide an email address and telephone number to allow the City to email you the Zoom meeting/connection instructions. You can select an audio only connection (telephone call) or connect with audio and video (join the Zoom meeting on your device)

You will receive an email about 1 hour before the meeting with instruction on how to join the meeting.

When connecting to the Zoom meeting to speak, you will be placed in a virtual "waiting area," with your audio and video disabled, until it is your turn to speak

Note: Speaker Form received after 4pm, including during the live meeting, may not allow staff to send Zoom meeting/connection instruction and/or allow you to join prior to HPC voting on an agenda item.

Public Hearing Notices and any materials related to an agenda item submitted to the Historic Preservation Committee after distribution of the agenda packet are available on the City's website: https://ca-ventura.civicplus.com/AgendaCenter/Histori-Preservation-Committee-4.


The Historic Preservation Committee reports to the Planning Commission, advises and makes recommendations concerning the designation of historic districts, landmarks, sites, natural configurations, buildings, structures, and points of interest significant to the heritage and development of the City.


  • Laura O’Neil, Chair
  • Rachel Beth Perzel, Vice-Chair
  • Ann Huston
  • Dena Mercer
  • Paul Muller


The Committee has 5 members serving 4-year terms.


  • Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month
  • Meeting time: 6:00 PM
  • Location: meeting virtually

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Phone: (805) 654-7869