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City of Oxnard

Beacon Participant Profile

In 2013, the City of Oxnard’s City Council adopted their Energy Action Plan, which is a component of the proposed Oxnard Climate Action and Adaptation Plan. Also in 2013, Oxnard’s Advanced Water Purification Facility received LEED™ certified Gold level recognition. Oxnard’s General Plan, adopted in 2011, includes a Chapter 2: Sustainable Community and the City has a whole webpage devoted to Green Sustainability Programs. Oxnard is currently in the process of updating their Local Coastal Program, specifically Chapter 2 of the General Plan to include information on sea level rise and maps designating sea level rise hazard zones.

About Oxnard

  • Incorporated: 1903
  • Population: 207,254 (2010) 
  • Location: Ventura County
  • Area: 39.2 square miles
  • Elevation: 52 feet

Climate Action Activities

Climate Action Resources


Agency Energy Savings

  • Platinum Level, 27% (2016)

Agency Natural Gas Savings

Agency Greenhouse Gas Reductions

  • Gold Level, 10% (2016)

Community Greenhouse Gas Reductions

Sustainability Best Practices

  • Platinum Level (2017)
  • Gold Level (2016)

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