SOAR is a series of voter initiatives that require a vote of the people before agricultural land or open space areas can be rezoned for development.

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SOAR Submits Countywide Renewal Initiative

It’s official. The Ventura County SOAR organization has submitted the countywide SOAR renewal initiative to the Ventura County Clerk. You can read the initiative language here. This begins our official campaign to renew the SOAR initiatives in Ventura County. In the next few days, SOA
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Updating the Ventura County General Plan

After decades of minor amendments and tweaks, the County of Ventura has finally begun the multimillion-dollar process of updating its General Plan. This major undertaking is critical because the General Plan is the overarching document that guides development in the unincorporated cou
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SOAR Equals Shorter Commute Time

We’re doing something right! The Ventura County metropolitan area has been recognized as having the 3rd shortest commute trips of 96 other metropolitan areas in the nation, according to a report by the national Brookings Institution (
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