Survey Deadline: Sunday, October 3, 2021
Final Days: Take the
Visioning Survey
Give feedback in just 10 minutes that will impact the next 20+ years!
The Visioning Survey takes a comprehensive look at what it means to live, work, and visit in the City of Ventura. Make your voice heard by sharing your vision and how you'd like Ventura to evolve over time.
The Visioning Survey focuses on locations of new development, including office space, retail, affordable housing, and more as well as community values like Ventura's unique character, equity, and justice!

 To get involved in the General Plan, attend an upcoming General Plan Advisory Committee (GPAC) meeting, or subscribe for email notifications, visit
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Community Cleanup Event

Join us for our next Community Cleanup & Recycling Day on Saturday, October 2, from 8:30-11:30 a.m.

Registration and proof of residency required. Document shredding service available. Click here to register
find a full list of accepted materials.
Win a Video from a
Ventura firefighter!

In celebration of Fire Prevention Week happening October 3-9, you're invited to join the Sounds of Fire Safety Challenge and start conversations about fire prevention with loved ones. Enter a coloring contest for the chance to win a video shoutout from a Ventura firefighter!

How to participate:
  1. Visit
  2. Download the activity sheet  
  3. Color the sheet and talk about the sounds of fire safety with your family  
  4. Share it on social media by tagging or direct messaging @VenturaCityFire on Facebook or Instagram
The Future of Main Street

The City of Ventura and Downtown Ventura partners are looking for input from community members and business about the future of Main Street in Downtown Ventura.

Public input will help inform the City Council as the City explores a permanent outdoor dining program in Ventura.
Engage in Ventura's Redistricting Process

Every ten years, local governments that elect by districts use new data from the U.S. Census to redraw their district lines to reflect how local populations have changed.

Ventura is asking for your help to plan, draw, and redivide new City districts.

Redistricting in is on the agenda for a City Council workshop and public hearing on Monday, October 18. Learn how to review, comment, and watch the meeting at
Fast Track Neighborhood
Sidewalk Repairs
Safe Sidewalks is a repair reimbursement program to help expedite sidewalk repair needs in Ventura's residential areas.
Repair reimbursement cost coverage:
🔸 50% per resident property frontage (up to a maximum of $2,500).
🔸 75% for income-qualified residents per property frontage (up to a maximum of $3,750).
The deadline to apply is March 30, 2022.
Visit to learn more!
Header photo: Steve Cattanach