December 10th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Ventura holiday events

Everyone can enjoy a full day of holiday fun, including snow play, Santa and Mrs. Claus, artists’ market, exhibitors, live music, children’s activities and much more. Watch as Santa and his reindeer take to the night sky as the parade begins in front of Peninsula Park, and then head to the Main Channel. After that, the route turns at Hobie Beach, loops in front of the launch ramp, and then heads back to Pacific Corinthian Yacht Club, and repeats the route for its second run. Watch all the excitement unfold from the parks and walkways that line the route as well as from most Harbor restaurants. Those inclined can charter a boat to get a whole new view of the festivities.

Channel Islands Harbor
3900 Pelican Way
Oxnard, CA 93035


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August 12th, 2014 at 10:00 am


140127 Presale Private Sewer Lateral Inspection Flow Process_Final

There’s a new ordinance affecting the residents of the City of Ventura that also impacts home sales. Effective February 3, 2014 inspections of private sewer laterals are required prior to closing. This new ordinance came about due to a lawsuit involving the City of Ventura’s sewage overflow and in an effort to prevent disruptions in operation of the public sewer. The required inspections are aimed at helping residents identify timely inspections and repairs or replacements of private sewer laterals. A private sewer lateral is the pipe that connects a business or home’s plumbing system to the City’s wastewater collection pipeline. The homeowner is responsible for the entire pipe length, not just the portion underneath their property. Although Ventura Water is responsible for maintenance on the main pipelines, private property maintenance is the responsibility of the property owner.

If you’re a real estate agent or someone that is considering selling your home, you are encouraged to have a licensed plumber inspect your home prior to the opening of escrow. This will ensure you that you have plenty of time to complete the inspection and required paperwork. Sellers are required to submit the Private Sewer Lateral Inspection Report to the city’s Building and Safety Division prior to closing. (more…)

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