Explore this page to learn more about how the General Plan Update will engage with Ventura County’s Municipal Advisory Councils.

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What will the Municipal Advisory Councils do for the General Plan Update?

The Municipal Advisory Councils, also called “MAC’s”, will be an important partner in hosting community workshops throughout the General Plan Update. Additionally, the 6 Ventura County MAC’s will be gathering points for community members to provide input to County staff and decision-makers as well as ensuring that residents are informed about the General Plan Update.

When will the General Plan Update interact with the Municipal Advisory Councils?

The General Plan Update will invite MAC’s to participate in the General Plan Update at 4 points in the project. These points of engagement include 3 community workshops and a review of the Public Review Draft General Plan. Points of engagement between the General Plan Update and Municipal Advisory Councils will occur in the form of:

  • Community Workshop #1 | Identify Assets, Issues, and Opportunities
  • Community Workshop #2 | Affirm Vision and Guiding Principles
  • Community Workshop #3 | Evaluate Alternatives
  • Review the Public Review Draft General Plan
  • What is a Municipal Advisory Council and is there one near me?

    There are currently 6 Municipal Advisory Councils in unincorporated Ventura County. Learn more about the County’s existing Municipal Advisory Councils here.

    What Municipal Advisory Councils exist in Ventura County?

    There are six Municipal Advisory Councils in Ventura County which include:

    • Casa Conejo
    • El Rio/Del Norte
    • Oak Park
    • Ojai Valley
    • Santa Rosa Valley
    • Somis