Development Services provides service to Oxnard residents in the areas of planning, building, development, engineering, building and public improvement inspections, traffic engineering and transportation planning.
Responsible for the oversight and administration of the Development Services Department, and implementation of Council policies.
Planning (805) 385-7858
Planning 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 to modify an exisiting business. Check with Planning when considering any residential, commercial or industrial project.
Typical Planning Services:
- Zone Clearance (New Business)
- Home Occupation Permits (Home Based Business)
- Zoning Information
- New Developments
Building & Engineering (805) 385-7925
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:
- Building Permits
- Building Inspections
Code Compliance (805) 385-7940
The Code Compliance Division is responsible for the enforcement of most of the City Codes, including building, zoning, advertising and property maintenance codes.
Responsible for enhancing the safe and efficient flow of vehicular, bicycle, and pedestrian traffic.
Development Services (805) 385-7896