The Planning Division is part of the Development Services Department and works closely with the community, decision makers, and other departments in the City to provide comprehensive planning services. Our mission: to create, preserve and enhance the quality of the City’s natural and built environments through implementation of the General Plan, zoning ordinance, adopted Specific Plans, Local Coastal Plan, and the coastal zoning ordinance. The Planning Division is here to help assist you with establishing a new business, modifying an existing business, starting residential, commercial, or industrial projects.
Planning Division is conveniently located in the Oxnard Service Center: 214 S. ‘C’ Street, Oxnard, CA 93030
Phone: (805) 385-7858
Fax: (805) 385-7417
Planning Division Office Hours:
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM (Monday – Thursday)
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Alternate Fridays)
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM (Monday – Thursday)
9:00 AM –4:00 PM (Alternate Fridays)
Planning Staff is available to process Home Occupation and Zone Clearance Permits during regular office hours.
Planning Division Manager: Kathleen Mallory, AICP, MA, LEED Green Associate
News & Announcements
The City of Oxnard has prepared and adopted the 2013-2021 Housing Element. The Housing Element Identifies current and future housing needs of residents within the City of Oxnard and establishes housing goals, policies, programs, and sites with enough development potential to meet these needs.
You can now use our new-map based online tool to research zoning information. Click the link, ‘Planning and Zoning Search’ from the menu selection on the left side of the page, or Click Here.
Information on Short Term Rentals (STR) can be found by Clicking Here.