Category Archives: City News

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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City Council Approves 2017 Street Paving Plan 

On April 25th, the Council approved a street list for this year’s $1.4M paving project, with a proposed list for 2019 $1.9M paving project as well (contingent on potential budget).  The 2019 list is focused on paving many of the neglected dead end and very low volume streets.

 

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City of Ojai Releases Cultural Resources RFP

The City of Ojai is issuing a Request For Proposals (RFP) for a Cultural Resources White Paper and Policy, to include ordinances, resolutions, and/or other policies for Council consideration, with an implementation plan. Proposals are due at or before 5:00 p.m. on May 17, 2017. Questions may be directed to James Vega, Assistant to the City Manager, at (805)646-5581, ext. 102, or via email at vega@ojaicity.org.

 

The full RFP can be accessed via this link.

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