Category Archives: City News

City of Ojai Working to Negotiate a New Sheriff’s Services Contract

The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office provides police services to the City of Ojai under an agreement that is over 40 years old. On July 9, 2020, the City of Ojai requested an updated contract and lease with the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office. The City met with County Executive Office and/or Ventura County Sheriff’s Office staff on July 12, July 29, and again on September 18 to discuss the unique issues within Ojai and the need for the update.

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Reminder: Free COVID-19 Testing Available on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at Sarzotti Park

[Español abajo] The Ventura County Health Care Agency is offering free COVID-19 testing on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Sarzotti Park, 510 Park Rd. Ojai CA. 93023. Testing is available to members of the public, including to those who have the slightest suspicion of having COVID-19 or have been exposed to someone with it. Appointments are not required and you don’t need to have health insurance.

La agencia Ventura County Health Care ofrecerá pruebas de detección del COVID-19 gratuitas el miércoles 10 de marzo de 2021 de 9:00 a.m.

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Reminder: City of Ojai invites Members of the Public to Attend the Community Visioning Workshop for the 2045 General Plan Update.

The City of Ojai invites members of the public to attend the Community Visioning Workshop for the 2045 General Plan Update. This workshop will be an opportunity to learn about the General Plan Update and identify priorities through 2045. It will focus on housing as well as city character, transportation, and other issues.

The virtual workshop will be held on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 starting at 6:00 pm. It will include a presentation,

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Vacancy Notice For Ombudsman Volunteers.

Notice is hereby given that the City of Ojai is seeking volunteers to serve as volunteer ombudsmen for the City’s Second Unit Compliance Program. The ombudsman volunteers would serve as a mechanism whereby owners of unpermitted second units would be able to find out what would be needed to qualify for the Compliance Program without revealing the existence of an unpermitted unit to the City.

Those interested should have knowledge of State Building Codes,

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City of Ojai COVID-19 Update: March 5, 2021- Resources to Help Support Local Businesses During the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Local businesses are facing severe unforeseen challenges due to the recent COVID-19 pandemic. The city would like to share the following resources to help during these challenging times.

Please keep checking the City’s website for updates as new resources become available.


Loan Opportunities

  • Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) provides loans to help businesses keep their workforce employed during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

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