Ventura, CA

Humidity: 81%
Wind: W at 11 mph
Partly cloudy
60°F / 73°F
Partly cloudy
61°F / 74°F
Partly cloudy
62°F / 75°F

Useful Tools

Online Business Databases: Ventura County Library

Your Ventura County Library card id number is all you need to gain access to many useful databases. To apply for a Ventura County Library card, click here. Links include:

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CalGOLD offers direct Internet links and contact information for state, local, regional, and federal permitting authorities.

California Business Portal

The California Business Portal provides information to business owners on starting a new business, permits and licenses, incentives, local resources and more. The portal is available on the business owner’s schedule and has a number of key features, including: Quick Start Guides, the California Business Navigator and a Service Desk.

California Chamber of Commerce

The California Chamber of Commerce is an advocate and resource for California employers, working to enhance the California economy and make the state a better place to live, work and do business.

GO-Biz (Governor’s Office of Business Economic Development)

Whether starting a business, relocating, looking to expand, or wondering about a particular policy or procedure, Go ED’s business consultants and website have a multitude of resources to smooth the journey.

Business Tax Credits

Companies expanding in California, are eligible to apply for a tax credit through the CA Competes program.