Doing Business

COVID-19 Business Support

To help our Downtown community get through the coronavirus emergency shutdown, ODMD has compiled a list of up-to-date resources for business continuity. In addition, ODMD continues to provide support services to protect and maintain the District. Service hotlines are accessible regular hours for the Clean Team at 805-253-2251 and District Safety at 805-422-2020. Management can be reached at 805-385-2705.

COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan Application​

Federal Disaster Loans for Businesses, Private Non-profits, Homeowners and Renters
Online Application:
Downloadable, Fillable PDF Application:

Paycheck Protection Program

The Paycheck Protection Program is a forgivable loan program offering direct funding for job retention and business operating expenses

IRS & Department of Labor Paid Sick Leave Tax Credits

On March 20th, Federal agencies announced plans to provide small businesses tax credits for employees’ coronavirus related sick leave. Details, when available, will be posted at The Treasury and IRS also announced on March 30th, that they will bein stimulus check distributions in 3 weeks. Additionally, the income tax filing deadline has been extended to July 15th with no penalties.

California Restaurant Association Resources

Food Safety & Coronavirus

A comprehensive guide for food service businesses and consumers

Economic Development Collaborative of Ventura County

Women’s Economic Ventures Quick Response Loan Program

CDC Guidance for Businesses and Employers

City of Oxnard No Evictions Rule

By Official order of the Director of Emergency Services, commercial & residential evictions are suspended during the coronavirus emergency

City Facilities

All City buildings are closed to the public until further notice.

For more info on the local situation, go to:

NOTICE: the City of Oxnard 311 system is temporarily unable to respond to requests unless they pose a critical safety concern. 

For general info on how to prevent the spread of coronavirus, go to: