Short-term rentals are not allowed in the City of Villa Park. Advertising of short term rentals on sites such as Airbnb and VRBO is also prohibited. The City of Villa Park places a high priority to ensure violations of this city ordinance does not occur.
- Villa Park Municipal Code: Sec. 23-3.5. – Short–term rentals
- a. Prohibition. It shall be unlawful for any person to offer or make available for rent or to rent (by way of a rental agreement, lease, license or any other means, whether oral or written) for compensation or consideration a residential dwelling, a dwelling unit or a room in a dwelling for less than thirty (30) consecutive days. It shall be unlawful for any person to occupy a residential dwelling, a dwelling unit or a room in a dwelling for less than thirty (30) consecutive days pursuant to a rental agreement, lease, license or any other means, whether oral or written, for compensation or consideration.
- b. Advertising of short-term rentals prohibited. No person or entity shall maintain any advertisement of a short–term rental prohibited under section 23-3.5.(Ord. #2018-612, § 2)
What Can You Do?
If anyone is aware of any they can contact Villa Park City Hall at (714) 998-1500 or complete the Code Violation Complaint Form. Loud parties, illegally parked cars and illegal activity can be reported to the proper authorities. Airbnb and VRBO listings can also be reported on the respective rental profile pages of each listing.
People who rent these homes should be aware their rentals could be voided after rental and face close scrutiny of any additional city violations by both the city and nearby homeowners.
Villa Park Airbnb and VRBO Listings
Despite this city ordinance Villa Park homes can still be found listed on short term rental sites while the City pursues legal actions, including fines and prosecution against these violators. Often times the listings do not say Villa Park in order to avoid detection of the listings. Here are a few active Airbnb and VRBO listings.
- “Resort retreat villa W/ King bed and infinity Pool” Address: 18462 Villa Dr, Villa Park, CA 92861
- “Palm Springs Style Villa” Address: 18521 Jocotal Ave, Villa Park, CA 92861
- “ORANGE HILL MANSION W/ KING BED” Address: 18462 Villa Dr, Villa Park, CA 92861