Category Archives: City News

Ojai Bird Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

On September 25, 2015, the Ventura County Environmental Health Division received confirmation from the California Department of Public Health that five more wild birds collected in Ventura County tested positive for the West Nile Virus.

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Mandatory Water Conservation Restrictions

On August 20, 2015 the State Water Resources Control Board removed the Golden State Water Company – Ojai system from the list of Urban Water Suppliers. As a result, the assigned conservation standard of 36% has been lifted.

Golden State Water Company (GSW) has adjusted the outdoor irrigation restrictions for its Ojai customers. In cooperation with the Stage 3 restrictions implemented by Casitas Municipal Water District, the wholesale provider for GSW, outdoor irrigation restrictions for Ojai customers will be adjusted effective Aug.

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Financing for Energy and Water Efficiency Improvements

The City has reduced building permit fees by 50% for projects eligible under certain programs. These can help you finance improvements such as solar panels, windows/doors, heating/cooling, roofing/insulation, water heaters, artificial turf, irrigation, and more.

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