The City of Ventura (San Buenaventura) is one of Southern California’s most beautiful and colorful coastal cities. Within commuting distance to Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, it boasts miles of sandy beaches and is noted to have one of the best climates in the world. As local government and associated agencies prioritize safety and wellbeing of residents and visitors, ambassadors and police volunteers work with the public, business owners, assisting the with city activities.

As the city of Ventura is also the County Seat for the County of Ventura, the city houses multiple governmental agencies including, The Headquarters for County of Ventura offices, Ventura County Sheriff’s Office, Ventura County Fire, Harbor Patrol, FBI, Coastal Commission, and others that are listed in the directory below: