Update: County supervisors hearing on 25-year gas flare, trucking and oil well permit on Koenigstein Road on Tuesday, continued to June 22

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Site of oil wells and gas flare on Koenigstein Road in Upper Ojai area. 


On Tuesday, June 15, the Ventura County Board of Supervisors continued a hearing to grant a modified permit to allow three oil wells and a gas facility, allow full-time use of a gas flare for the next 25 years, and allow trucks to access the site on Koenigstein Road in the area of Upper Ojai.

The hearing is continued till June 22.

To view the comments on this issue and staff report, visit:

To view public comments, including from several Ojai Valley residents, at the Sept. 22, 2020 hearing on the permit request, visit:

(The recording of the Sept. 22, 2020 supervisors' hearing can be viewed starting at the 4:48 p.m. time stamp.)

The applicant is Carbon California Company LLC, and the site is approximately 2,000 feet north of state Highway 150 and adjacent to Koenigstein Road at assessor parcel 040-0-220-165.

To submit public comments to the supervisors by email, submit them by 3:30 p.m. Monday, June 21, to the clerk of the board at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Indicate in the subject line the agenda item number on which you are commenting. The email will be distributed to the Board of Supervisors and placed into the item's record of the Board meeting.

Registration to make a comment via Zoom or phone is Monday, June 21 at 3:30 p.m. An email with the Zoom meeting link and password will be sent to each registrant by Monday, June 21, at 6 p.m. The registration site is:

For instruction on making comments via Zoom and phone at the public hearing, go to 

Watch the meeting streaming live at: 

The agenda for the June 16 meeting that was contined can be viewed at:


The supervisor who represents Ojai and the Upper Ojai area and who will be voting on this project is Matt LaVere, who can be reached at 805-654-2703 and at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..








































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