COVID 19 NOTICE: In response to state and federal directives,
OUR COUNTER IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
This is precautionary and should not be cause for panic. We are working to maintain as much normalcy as possible while protecting the public. Please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or your Inspector by direct email to make inquiries. For citation questions or requests for a preliminary review, please contact Administration by email at email@example.com or by phone at (805) 385-7940 x 9.
Inspections will continue on an as needed basis with the goal of providing our community a safe place to live and work. We ask that non-emergency inspections of occupied residences not be requested until further notice. Any other inspections could be suspended if conditions present an elevated risk of COVID-19 exposure. This is a fluid situation and our processes will continue to evolve. Please check our website at www.Oxnard.org for updates.
Please follow CDC guidelines, such as the following: practice social distancing of 6′, refrain from shaking hands, limit gatherings to 10 people or less and stay at home if you are sick. For more information on how to protect yourself and others, please visit https://www.cdc.gov/
Additional COVID-19 Resources:
- Code Compliance Service During COVID-19 English-Spanish (PDF)
- CA Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers List (PDF)
- Order Extending The Health Officer’s Order Dated March 17, 2020, and Imposing Additional Limitations on Activities and Businesses
- Stay Well at Home Public Information
- Director Order 20-05 COVID-19 on Temporary RV Housing (PDF)
Do you have questions about COVID-19 compliance at local businesses? Do you have a business with questions about whether or not they are considered essential? Are you concerned that a non-essential business is still active? Are you aware of an essential business that is not ensuring customers and/or staff are following social distancing practices
Please call the COVID COMPLIANCE HOTLINE at 805-202-1805 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOTICE TO LANDLORDS AND TENANTS / NOTIFICACION A PROPIETARIOS Y INQUILINOS
The Code Compliance Division is responsible for the enforcement of most of the City Codes, including building, zoning, advertising, and property maintenance codes. Within the city, there are approximately 29,567 single-family residences, 6,225 multi-family residential buildings (i.e duplexes, apartments, etc), and 3,593 commercial/manufacturing structures. This equates to approximately 39,385 structures that Code Compliance is responsible for in regards to compliance with applicable codes. Additionally, Code Compliance is also responsible for approximately 4 miles of inland waterways of the Channel Islands Harbor.
The Code Compliance Division handles an average of 5,000 complaints per year which result in 9,000 to 10,000 field inspections by staff. Approximately 15% of the cases handled each year are for substandard housing, with the remainder being for property maintenance, weed abatement, zoning violations, unpermitted vendors and other business related issues.
The Code Compliance Division is located in the Service Center at 214 South C St. Office hours are Monday – Thursday 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, and every other Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. Please call 805-385-7940 to contact us. After-hours messages will be processed and returned the next business day.
|Location:||City of Oxnard Service Center
214 South “C” Street
Oxnard, CA 93030
|Office Hours:||Monday – Thursday (8:00 am – 6:00 pm)
Alternate Fridays (9:00 am – 5:00 pm – Phone available 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
|After Hours:||After hour messages will be processed and returned the next business day.|
|Administration:||Roger Brooks – Manager|
|To Email Code Compliance or to Submit Complaints:||email@example.com|