Category Archives: City News

Notice of Public Meetings on Proposed Ojai Trolley Service Changes and Fare Increase

The City of Ojai is inviting the public to comment on proposed schedule changes and potential fare increases on the Ojai Trolley service.

   Dates:      Wed, July 12, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.

    Thurs, July 13, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.

    Sat, July 15, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.

  Location:    Ojai City Hall – Council Chambers

    401 S. Ventura St.

    Ojai, CA 93024

If you cannot attend but wish to make comments,

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Leaf Blower Enforcement Resumes July 1, 2017: Information Fliers now Available in English and Spanish

The City of Ojai’s municipal code limits the use of gas-powered leaf blowers (Ojai Municipal Code Section 5-11.05). The city suspended enforcement of this ordinance in 2014, but enforcement resumes on July 1, 2017.

FAQ fliers are now available in both English and Spanish, listing information that residents and landscape professionals need to know.

City staff are also happy to answer any questions. You may contact them at (805) 646-5581 x112 or by visiting City Hall at 401 S.

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City Began Enforcement of Signage Regulations on June 1, 2017

The City of Ojai is well-known for its appreciation of history, unique aesthetics, and small town character. In order to preserve these characteristics, the City requires all residents and business owners to adhere to the City’s signage ordinances. Effective June 1, 2017, the City has begun enforcing its signage regulations.

The City has noticed increases in A-Frame/menu board signs (commonly referred to as “sandwich boards”) and banners throughout the City. These signs are not allowed under the City’s municipal code.

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Roger Conrad Honored with City’s Lifetime Arts Achievement Award

The Ojai City Council is proud to announce awarding of the 2017 Lifetime
Achievement in the Arts Award to photographer and industrial designer Roger
Conrad.
Roger Conrad is an Ojai photographer and long-time Ojai Arts Commissioner.
He is a noted ocean photographer. Mr. Conrad’s photography has won several
awards and he has presented his art and spoken at several events throughout
Ojai and the County.
He has helped the City to promote the acquisition of public art,

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Kicking off Bike Month, the Go Human Campaign will Run during May & June

The Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) is re-launching its Go Human advertising campaign starting May 1 to encourage drivers to slow down and look for people walking and biking. Kicking off Bike Month, the campaign will run during May and June.

The May re-launch coincides with National Bike Month, and is part of Go Human’s broader public awareness efforts to promote traffic safety and encourage people to walk and bike more. 

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