The Community Development Department provides services in the areas of planning, building, development, engineering, traffic engineering, and transportation planning.
Notice: Due to staffing shortages effective 11/28 Counter Hours will be reduced until further notice to 8 AM-12 PM.
|Building & Engineering oxnard.org/build
Ensures the safety of new building construction and related infrastructure by verifying compliance with adopted codes, ordinances, policies, and design guidelines. Projects are reviewed for compliance with California Building Codes, State laws, disabled access, energy conservation, green building standards, fire prevention, storm water quality, and Public Works design criteria.
Typical Building & Engineering Services:
Planning Division oxnard.org/planning
Planning & Environmental Services Division processes land use entitlements ensuring compliance with land use, zoning, CEQA regulations, and the goals specified in the General Plan and other State legislative requirements. Planning Division assists with starting a new business or modifying an existing business.
Code Compliance oxnard.org/code
The Code Compliance Division is responsible for the enforcement of most of the City Codes, including building, zoning, advertising, and property maintenance codes.
Typical Code Compliance Services:
Community Development is conveniently located in the Oxnard Service Center:
214 S. ‘C’ Street, Oxnard, CA 93030