News and Information

News

    • The Ventura County Public Works Agency is constructing a new bypass storm drain facility in the Casitas Springs community that will require closure of the Ojai Valley Trail for approximately 5 months from April through August 2019. The trail will be closed between the Arroyo Mobile Home Park to the North ad Foster Park to the South.
      There is an alternate route (Santa Ana Blvd. to Santa Ana Rd. to Casitas Vista Rd) available for trail users. If you have any questions please call VCWPD at (805) 654-2007.
    • Notice: To provide better service to our customers, we have two restroom renovations going to take place at Oak Regional Park starting 1/7/19 and scheduled to be completed 4/8/19. For project information please contact our office.

 

Information

Certain events held in County parks will require a Use Permit(s) per County of Ventura ordinance.  Examples of events that require a Use Permit(s) are:

      • Large groups or parties that:
        are open to the public, or
        will have vendor booths selling goods or services, or
        will sell beer, wine, or alcohol, or
        will feature amplified sound (DJ or live band), or
        will have a Jolly Jumper, clown, etc., or
        will be filming inside the park (applies to professional filmmakers and student filmmakers).

The number of Use Permits required for one event depends on the type of the event.  As an example, a private party of 250 people that will have a live DJ, a Margarita stand that sells drinks by the glass and a Jolly Jumper, would require the following Use Permits:

      • An Amplified Sound Permit for the live DJ
      • An Alcohol Sales Permit to sell Margaritas
      • A Special Use Permit for the Jolly Jumper
      • A Alcohol Beverage Control Permit (not issued by the County of Ventura)

For more information about Use Permits or to schedule an event, call the Parks Reservations Line at 805-654-3951 or click on the E-mail Us link below.

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Related Links

Guide to Parks
Basic Use Permit