Historic Preservation Commission

The Historic Preservation Commission makes recommendations to the City Council and Planning Commission regarding the protection of landmarks, property and structures in the City. The Commission holds public hearings to identify historic landmarks, districts, and points of interest, and is accountable to take appropriate action to preserve them and to investigate structures which might be of historic significance.

Mills Act

Tax Incentives for Preserving & Rehabilitating Locally Designated Historic Landmark Properties.

Historic Landmark Designation

There are numerous advantages to designating homes and buildings as landmarks. This brochure lays out the designation process.

List of Ojai’s Historic Landmarks

The City of Ojai is proud of the historical sites located throughout the City and appreciates this Commission’s work to preserve our heritage.

Historic Down Town Walking Tour

We are pleased to invite you to enjoy your tour of our town.

City of Ojai Historic Districts

The “Cultural and Historic Preservation Law” section of the Ojai City Code establishes the authority for the Historic Preservation Commission to “investigate and recommend to the City Council the adoption of ordinances designating areas as having special historic, community, or architectural value as “historic districts.”

Taormina Historic District

Ojai City Hall
401 S. Ventura Street
Ojai, CA 93023

(805) 646-5581

Monday through Friday
8 am to 5 pm

Meetings are generally held on the second Thursday of each month at 5:00 pm in Council Chambers within City Hall (401 S. Ventura Street).