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FAQ

Where is City Hall?

Villa Park City Hall is located at 17855 Santiago Boulevard, Villa Park, between Katella Avenue and Taft Avenue across from Rockwell’s Cafe in the Villa Park Towne Centre.

From the Costa Mesa Freeway (55 Freeway), exit at Katella Avenue and proceed east on Katella Avenue until Wanda Road. Turn left and proceed north on Wanda Road until Santiago Boulevard. City Hall is on the right hand side of the street, in the Shopping Plaza.

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When did the City incorporate?

Villa Park incorporated in January 11, 1962.

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Who are the City Council Members?

The current Villa Park City Council consists of Brad Reese, Rick Barnett, Diana Fascenelli, Greg Mills and Deborah Pauly. City Council

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What Services/Departments are located at City Hall?

The City Hall consists of the following departments:

  • Administration  (City Manager/City Clerk)
  • Finance
  • Public Works
  • Development Services (including Engineering, Planning, Building and Safety)

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What are the City Hall hours?

City Hall hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Building Department is open from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Engineering is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday and Wednesday. Planning is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

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When and where are the City Council meetings conducted?

The City Council meets the fourth Tuesday of every month starting at 7:00 p.m. The meetings are conducted in the City Council Chambers, located at City Hall, 17855 Santiago Boulevard. For a list of meetings and posted agendas, please click here.

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Do I need a City Business License?

All businesses operating in the City of Villa Park require a business license. This includes but is not limited to home occupations, retail, service station, restaurant, contractors, construction, subcontractors, and gardeners.

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Can I run a business out of my home?

The Villa Park Municipal Code allows for home occupations so long as the use is incidental to the primary use as a residence. There are certain standards that the homeowner must abide by and a business license is required. These standards are outlined in Section 23-14 of the Villa Park Municipal Code.

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How can I review City records?

The City Clerk is the custodian of City records and handles all public requests for information to review public records.  Contact the City Clerk’s Office at (714) 998-1500.

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How can I receive visitor/business/general information about the city of Villa Park?

Please write the City of Villa Park at 17855 Santiago Boulevard, Villa Park, CA 92861, call us at (714) 998-1500, fax us (714) 998-1508, or check our website at http://www.villapark.org/.

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How do I contact the County of Orange?

The City of Villa Park is located within the County of Orange, of which the county seat is Santa Ana.  The County of Orange general information telephone number is (855) 886-5400.

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I just moved here. Who do I call to turn on my utilities?

The Villa Park utilities are:

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Where is the closest Sheriff Substation??

To file a police report, contact the Orange County Sheriff’s Department at (714) 647-7000 – This is a non-emergency number. For all emergencies, please dial 911. The closest Sheriff’s Department Station is 550 N. Flower Street, Santa Ana.

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How do I report an animal control problem?

The City of Villa Park contracts with the OC Animal Care agency for all animal related services, including dog licensing.  The general information telephone number is (714) 935-6848. The Animal Shelter is located at 561 The City Drive South, Orange, CA 92868. For more information, please visit the OC Animal Care website.

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Do I need a permit to hold a large party at my house?

No, technically, you do not need a permit provided you are not closing off any streets or cul-de-sacs. The noise ordinance applies to parties and restricts excessive noise between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m. However, if any deputy responds to any large party, gathering or event and that deputy determines that there is a threat to the public health, safety or general welfare, the deputy may issue a written notice to the host or hosts and to the owner of the property if he is present that the party is a disturbance and unless they voluntarily stop, the deputy may be required to take action to stop it. If the deputy spends additional time or equipment to stop the party, the property owner and occupant may be charged the cost of service of $500 or more for each response. Actual costs of response may be charged in excess of $500.

If you are having a large gathering that will cause a parking impact, it is suggested that you call City Hall at least two days prior so we can alert the Sheriff’s Department to avoid potential parking situations causing citations.

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How can I get more information about the toll roads?

Contact the Transportion Corridor Agencies, 201 E. Sandpointe Ave, Suite 200, Santa Ana, CA 92707, call their office at (714) 436-9800, fax them at (714) 436-9848, or check out their web site by  clicking on this link: http://www.tollroad.com/.

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Where do I call to report Graffiti or a Street/Traffic Light that is out?

Graffiti and street light issues can be reported to Villa Park City Hall at (714) 998-1500. After normal business hours the City uses an answering service so you can reach someone 24 hours a day.

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What school district is within Villa Park?

The Orange Unified School District serves all of Villa Park with K-12 instruction.   OUSD may be reached at (714) 628-4000 or you may visit their website.

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Where do I report a car that has been abandoned or stored for more than 72 hours?

The Orange County Sheriff’s Department can be reached at (714) 647-7000.

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