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Posted on: March 1, 2023

Now accepting Easter Basket donations

Project Easter

The Ventura Police Department is asking for the community's help in collecting Easter basket donations to support the Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation and local children completing various cancer treatments.

Empty baskets, stuffed animals, individually wrapped...

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Posted on: March 17, 2023

New Interactive Pothole Map


Our Streets crew has been hard at work filling over 1,000 potholes in the last three months -- a 12% increase compared to this time last year. That's an average of 40 more potholes every month! 

Here's how you can help keep you (...

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Posted on: March 17, 2023

Community invited to participate in City Manager recruitment

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Community members are invited to share their feedback through an online survey and hybrid community workshop hosted at City Hall on Thursday, March 30, at 6:00 p.m.

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Posted on: March 16, 2023

Westpark Skatepark Community Meeting - Design Workshop #2

Westpark Skatepark Grant Community Meeting Design Workshop #2

When: Thursday, March 30, 2023 at 6:30 p.m.

Where: Ventura Avenue Adult Center (550 N Ventura Ave)

The public is invited to attend the second design workshop for the Westpark Skatepark Expansion Project.

The City of Ventura's desig...

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Posted on: March 14, 2023

Request for Proposals

VWP Request for Proposals

Ventura Water, a division of the City, operates the Ventura Water Reclamation Facility (VWRF) which provides wastewater services to approximately 109,000 residents and businesses within the City limits and discharges tertiary treated effluent to the Santa...

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Posted on: March 3, 2023

Upcoming Coffee Chats with Community Development

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Community members are invited to join City staff from Community Development for upcoming coffee chats held throughout Ventura. The next event is on Friday, March 31, 2023, from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, located off 4360 E Main...

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Posted on: February 3, 2023

Form-Based Code Overlays

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Form-Based Code Overlays


The City of Ventura recently adopted its 6th Cycle (2021-2029) Housing Element in January 2022. There were several new housing sites that were identified in the Housing Element, one on Telegraph Road and a few on Johnson Dri...

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2023 - Com Dev - News Flash
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Release: City of Ventura names Brad Conners as the Interim Assistant City Manager

Brick Conners Newsflash

The City of Ventura is pleased to announce the appointment of Brad “Brick” Conners as its Interim Assistant City Manager.

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Posted on: March 1, 2023

FHRP requires creation of defensible space in vulnerable areas

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Brush management deadline is June 1, 2023

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Posted on: July 1, 2022

City News: Read the My Ventura Community eNewsletter

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Get the latest City news sent straight to your email every two weeks!

Posted on: January 31, 2023

4th of July: Vendor & Sponsor Applications Open

4th of July 2023 Street Fair and Pushem-Pullem Parade. Celebration by the Sea!

The City is seeking vendors and sponsors for the 4th of July Street Fair and Pushem-Pullem Parade. Applications will be accepted February 1, 2023, through April 3, 2023, before 5:00 p.m. PST.

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Posted on: January 26, 2023

Storm Recovery: Cleanup and Repairs

Storm Cleanup News Flash

Latest information regarding storm recovery, repairs, and cleanup efforts by the City of Ventura. Updated January 30, 2023.

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  • Throughout Ventura County, and in our City, considerable efforts to collect damage reports and conduct field asse...
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Posted on: January 24, 2023

Therapy dog in training

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Ventura Fire’s new comfort canine gears up to support local firefighters

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Posted on: January 23, 2023

Now hiring Firefighter-Paramedics

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We're looking for men and women interested in an all-hazards emergency response fire department with a commitment to enhancing the quality of life and the environment.

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Posted on: January 11, 2023

Foul Weather Shelter Plan

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Community members can donate supplies for the City’s Foul Weather Shelter through March 31, 2023.

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Posted on: January 10, 2023

New Building Express Insta-Permits


New Building Express "Insta-Permit"

Customers can now apply for certain residential permits and receive them INSTANTLY through Ventura Online Permit Services* (OPS).

Building Express "Insta-Permits" are available for residential...

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

Live Spanish Interpretation at City Council Meetings

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Live two-way Spanish interpretation services are available at all City Council Meetings. Participate in-person or online. No need to request services in advance.

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Posted on: February 14, 2023

Release: Ventura City Council appoints Akbar Alikhan to serve as Interim City Manager

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The Ventura City Council announced the appointment of Assistant City Manager Akbar Alikhan as the Interim City Manager during its meeting on February 13, 2023.

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