Resources for CIWHA Waterways 1 Properties –
Code Compliance handouts and links.

Many homeowners have questions about property improvements  – what is and what is not allowed.

The unique features of waterfront dock homes afford us all unusual and wonderful access to the water.
The proximity visually and physically to our neighbors as well as the public can create challenges for security and privacy.

City Code Compliance

NOTE: Links below to Oxnard.org and The Code Library may change without notice – we will do our best to refresh – but in the event a link does not work please look up Code Compliance at https://www.oxnard.org/ 
Likewise – pdfs provided here may not be the most current!

Oxnard Planning and Zone Search
You can find the zones  for properties in Oxnard here:
https://www.oxnard.org/city-department/community-development/planning/planning-and-zoning-search/

SEC. 17-11. R-W-1, SINGLE-FAMILY WATER-ORIENTED, SUB-ZONE.
https://codelibrary.amlegal.com/codes/oxnard/latest/oxnard_ca/0-0-0-41769

SEC. 17-12. R-W-2, TOWNHOUSE WATER-ORIENTED, SUB-ZONE

https://codelibrary.amlegal.com/codes/oxnard/latest/oxnard_ca/0-0-0-42040

Oxnard Building Safety & Engineering Services

For complete information:
https://www.oxnard.org/city-department/development-services/building-and-engineering-services/

Walk-up services available at the Building counter:

  • Over the counter permits with no plan check needed such as:
  • Re-roofs
  • Water heater replacements
  • Window change outs, same size and location
  • Patio covers following the city handout
  • Block wall permits
  • Minor kitchen and bathroom remodels with no structural or layout changes
  • Residential plumbing repairs
  • Electrical panel replacements and upgrades on single-family residential dwelling units
  • Residential EV charger installation
  • New plan check submittals
  • Plan check resubmittals
  • All services requiring a plan check engineer will need an appointment or will be taken in for review.