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    Public invited to Board of Supervisors General Plan Update Work Session for the Preliminary Public Review Draft of the 2040 General Plan

    VENTURA, Calif. – The County’s Planning Division will host a Board of Supervisors work session on August 6th to review the Preliminary Public Review Draft 2040 General Plan. The work session will be held at the Ventura County Government Center, Hall of Administration, Board of Supervisors Hearing Room, 800 S. Victoria Avenue in Ventura beginning at 1:00 p.m. Spanish and Mixteco interpretive services will be provided for members of the public.

    The General Plan is a long-range planning document that will guide land use, resource protection and development through 2040. The plan includes goals, policies and programs on topics including biological and open space resources, climate change, economic vitality, agriculture, water resources, public facilities, environmental justice and other key issues. 

    The draft General Plan was released to the public on May 9, 2019, followed by a series of Open Houses and focus group meetings to secure public input.  Staff will present Planning Commission recommendations and public input to the Board of Supervisors at this work session. The Board of Supervisors will provide direction to staff on the contents of the draft General Plan which will be analyzed in a Program Environmental Impact Report (EIR) in Fall 2019.   Adoption of the General Plan is anticipated in the Summer of 2020.

    The draft General Plan is available on the project website at, and at the following libraries:

    • Ojai Library (111 East Ojai Avenue, Ojai, CA 93023)
    • Meiners Oaks Library (114 North Padre Juan, Ojai, CA 93023)
    • P. Foster Library (651 East Main Street, Ventura, CA 93001)
    • Ray D. Prueter Library (510 Park Avenue, Port Hueneme, CA 93041)

    The draft General Plan is also available at the Planning Division Counter at the County of Ventura Government Center, 800 S. Victoria Ave., Ventura, CA, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Board letter for this work session may be viewed on the County’s Meeting and Agendas webpage at,or at the Planning Division Counter available on Thursday, August 1, 2019.

    Comments on the 2040 General Plan may be submitted by email to [email protected] or faxed to (805) 654-2509. Alternatively, comments may be submitted by mail to:

    Ventura County Resource Management Agency, Planning Division

    Attn: Susan Curtis, Manager, General Plan Update

    800 S. Victoria Ave., L #1740

    Ventura, CA 93009-1740

    To view the Planning Commission’s recommended revisions to the draft 2040 General Plan, staff report, and exhibit from the General Plan Update Work Session No. 4 held on June 6, 13 and 20, 2019, visit the Planning Division website at

    For more information, contact Susan Curtis, General Plan Update Manager at (805) 654-2497 or by email at [email protected].

    Ventura County Resource Management Agency

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