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To report graffiti on city property, call 805-654-7805.
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Bands, DJs, and amplified sound are not allowed in city parks unless connected to an event or reservation permitted through the city.
For information on where dogs are allowed to be off leash in city parks, review the Off-Leash Area brochure (PDF).
All trimming of parkway trees must be approved by the city's Urban Forestry Section in the Parks Division. To request approval to trim a parkway tree, call 805-667-6519.
Park reservations are required for groups over 50 people and for groups of any size hosting activities that involve bounce houses, outside vendors, alcohol, amplified sound, and use of reservable BBQ and picnic areas. For more information and to reserve a park area, call 805-658-4726.
The Beautify and Maintain (BAM) Team collects debris in public areas; they do not collect debris on private property.
To apply for a bounce house permit in a city park, call the Parks and Recreation Department at 805-658-4726.
To report a fallen tree or branch impeding the public right of way, please contact the Ventura Police Department's non-emergency line at 805-650-8010.
To report debris in public spaces, call the debris removal hotline at 805-677-3999 and give a brief description of the items that need removal and their location.
To report a water leak in a city park, call 805-652-4550.
Residents can request a tree to be trimmed on public property by calling the Urban Forestry office at 805-667-6519.
If you are interested in reserving a BBQ area in a city park, review the BBQ Reservation Information Sheet (PDF).
Pickleball courts in city parks operate on a first come first served basis.
If you are interested in reserving a space in a city park to host a special event, review the Special Event Resource Guide (PDF).
The parking fee at Arroyo Verde Park is $3 per vehicle on weekends and holidays.
Parking at Marina Park is free during park hours with no overnight parking.
The Beautify and Maintain (BAM) Team removes debris, graffiti, and hauls trash from city spaces.
Trees, depending on the species, have different lifespans. Some naturally begin to falter, while others may be affected by disease or invasive pests. In all cases of tree removals, the decision is made to ensure the safety of people, property, and infrastructure.