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City of Ventura to become proactive in Code Enforcement

City of Ventura to become proactive in Code Enforcement

. . . . By Camille Harris Ventura: The recently held enforcement “workshop” on March 24th did not lend itself to discuss or even consider solutions put forward by the public as had been expected. The decision had already been made for code enforcement to return to proactive enforcement. It was similar to a regular […]

Ventura “Granny Flat” Conflict Continues to Citizens’ Appeal

Ventura “Granny Flat” Conflict Continues to Citizens’ Appeal

By Camille Harris Editor’s note: The City of Ventura has attempted to crack down on non-compliant “second units” (rentals and “granny flats”). A compromise was offered and implemented, but many of those affected would/are suffering large financial burdens and/or are tied up in bureaucratic red tape. The attached letter  (AttachmentG.IJ.Letter ) from the Institute for Justice best […]

Ventura City Council moves forward to enforce fees and penalties

Ventura City Council moves forward to enforce fees and penalties

By Susan Aquino VENTURA–Residents from the newly annexed community of Montalvo were on hand at the June 15th City Council meeting for a public hearing regarding code enforcement by their new city government. The annexation was forced last year due to a bureaucratic requirement in exchange for the approval of a housing development in East […]