There are a variety of preventative ways to make your home have greater resistance in case of a fire. The Orange County Fire Authority currently offers an online home assessment for residents to determine what measures they can take to reduce the risk of fire damage to their home.
For information about reducing your home's risk of fire damage, and for the free home assessment survey click here.
The City of Villa Park has been awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for our 2018-19 Budget by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA).
According to the GFOA, this award, "reflects the commitment of the governing body and staff to meeting the highest principles of government budgeting. In order to receive the budget award, the entity had to satisfy nationally recognized guidelines for effective budget presentation." This award is the highest form of recognition in governmental budgeting presented by GFOA.
The City of Villa Park has received this award every year since 2012, thanks to our detailed and dedicated staff! In particular this year, we would like to point out the efforts of both the City's Finance Director Frank Davies and Office Manager Thuy Cure. Both were the primary employees responsible for the preparation of the current Budget document.
For information about:
-Coyote Identification and Behavior
-Why are coyotes in my neighborhood?
-What can you do?
-What does OC Animal Care recommend?
-When do you call?
Each year the City completes a cycle of street rehabilitation projects in order to maintain the life of the City’s asphalt streets. Locations and asphalt treatment methods are identified by the City Engineer using data from the City’s Pavement Management System, coordination with other underground projects, as well as field observation and reports from residents throughout the year.
The FY 17/18 project will rehabilitate nineteen (19) streets sections. The proposed improvement includes,
Remove and replace deteriorated pavement sections.
Crack seal as needed.
Edge or full grinding of the street pavement.
Overlay the full pavement section with a minimum 2 inches of rubberized asphalt.
Slurry certain street sections
- Dump/drain any standing water.
- Repair window & door screens.
- Apply repellent when outdoors.
- Avoid spending time outdoors at dawn or dusk.
- Report mosquitoes, dead birds, neglected swimming pools, ponds & fountains to (714) 971-2421.
Are you going away for a vacation? The Orange County Sheriff's Department offers Vacation Checks for residents who are away from their homes for a prolonged period of time. This service is free of charge. To schedule a vacation check, contact the Sheriff's Department and provide your address & the dates you will be away. Deputies will be drive and/or stop by your home and ensure that no windows or doors have been opened or tampered with.
For additional information or to schedule a vacation check, please call the Orange County Sheriff's Department at (714) 647-7000.
AlertOC is a mass notification system that Orange County uses to issue government-related messages to residents and businesses via e-mail and text messages. Only authorized officials are allowed access to send alerts pertaining to health, safety, or the welfare of a community that is being affected by a perceived, emerging, or imminent emergency event. There is also an option to subscribe to non-emergency messages from participating cities and agencies. Click here for answers to Frequently Asked Questions regarding AlertOC or here to sign up for AlertOC.
Note: If you believe you have already signed up for AlertOC in the past, be sure to check your membership status. You may need to sign up for AlertOC again.
There are new threats to trees in Southern California: Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer/Fusarium Dieback and Gold Spotted Oak Borer. These pests can only successfully infect the following trees:
The Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources of the University of California has provided ways of distinguishing the symptoms of infected trees. Click the link below for more information or visit www.GSOB.org. Report suspected tree infestations in Orange County to firstname.lastname@example.org.
A New Pest Complex in Southern California
The City of Villa Park's Fiscal Year Operating Budget and Capital Improvement Program.
The City of Villa Park regulates the size and location of residential development in order to keep buildings in proportion to the land area.