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Green Economy: Camarillo’s Commitment to Sustainable Development

In the heart of Ventura County lies Camarillo, a City with a steadfast commitment to sustainability. The City of Camarillo has charted a sustainable path for many decades, viewing sustainability through the lens of environmental protection, social equity, and economic viability. At its core, sustainability is not just a goal but a guiding principle to…

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Camarillo Agriculture Industry

From Fields to Farmers’ Markets: Dive into Camarillo’s Agricultural Scene

Camarillo’s fertile soil and temperate Mediterranean weather are the foundation of the city’s rich agricultural heritage and diverse farming community. Not only is agriculture a driver of the local economy, it also contributes to Camarillo’s vibrant cultural fabric. Let’s explore the pivotal role agriculture plays in Camarillo’s economy. A Cornucopia of Crops: Agricultural Diversity Camarillo’s…

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Unlocking Opportunities: Economic Development Initiatives in Camarillo

Nestled in the Pleasant Valley, Camarillo, California is an ideal place to start, relocate, or grow your business. With a growing population, median household income over $100,000, and 42% of Camarillo residents over 25 holding a bachelor’s degree or higher, the city is full of possibilities. Camarillo is also business friendly, with low sales tax,…

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Launching a business in Camarillo

A Step-by-Step Guide to Launching Your Own Business in Camarillo

Whether you’re just thinking about getting started or are ready to tackle every detail, starting a business can sometimes feel overwhelming at first. In Camarillo, we’re all about supporting businesses, both small and large, right from the beginning. In this article, explore the steps you’ll need to take to establish your business here in the…

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Zoning Ordinance Amendment Supports Life Science and Technology

The City Council approved an amendment to the Camarillo Municipal Code Chapters 10.34, 19.04, 19.22, 19.28, 19.30, and 19.44, for life science and advanced technology industries. The zoning ordinance amendment (ZOA) expressly allows for advanced technology and life science companies greater flexibility to set up shop in Camarillo’s L-M, M-1, and P-O zones. Some notable…

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Get to Yes Team Sets Standing Meeting

Camarillo’s new Get To Yes consultation team consists of staff from the Economic Development, Community Development, Public Works, and Building and Safety departments. By bringing all these resources together in one place, companies are empowered to get any planning issues resolved more quickly – meaning their project can get off the ground faster. The team…

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Costco Makes Plans for Camarillo Store

Costco is planning to develop a 160,000-square-foot store with a free-standing gas station at the west end of the Camarillo Town Center, south side of the 101 Freeway, and west of Home Depot near Springville Drive. Costco representatives conducted detailed demographic studies and concluded that from a strategic standpoint, Camarillo presents an outstanding opportunity for…

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