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Keeping Your Community Beautiful

The Department of Maintenance and Construction plans, organizes, directs, implements and controls all facilities located within the Village. Laguna Woods Village's maintenance operations functions in accordance with the policies set by the various boards of directors. Its divisions include Maintenance Operations, Facilities Management, Manor Alterations and Permits, Moisture Intrusion and more.

Laguna Woods Village encompasses more than 640 acres of maintained landscape, which includes an urban forest featuring nearly 33,000 trees. All areas are maintained by Village Management Services’ Department of Landscaping Services.

Parapet Wall Flat Roof Debris Removal Program

Buildings that have flat roofs with parapet walls are scheduled for annual debris removal beginning the second week of November through the month of December. Letner Roofing has been contracted by the mutual to perform the debris removal work. Approximately 600 buildings, including gutters attached to alteration patio covers, are scheduled. A notification will be placed at resident doors within 24 hours of receiving this service.

For a list of buildings scheduled for this service, click the button below that corresponds to your mutual.

Landscaping Services

VMS Landscaping Services Department Director Kurt Wiemann and his staff of 143 provide landscape services for 12,736 manors as well as all clubhouses, gates, the Aliso and West Creeks, and the Equestrian Center. Click here to read Landscaping Services FAQs to find answers to everything from schedules to herbicides and edging to planting and more.

Click here to watch a comprehensive video of all the services the Landscaping Department staff offers.

Here’s a snapshot of day-to-day tasking:

  • Communicate schedules for various landscape maintenance activities for each mutual.
  • Provide periodic mowing and edging of turf, based on seasonal needs.
  • Provide periodic pruning of shrubs and trees in planters and on slopes in common areas.
  • Fertilize turf and shrub areas.
  • Manage pests through integrated pest management techniques and the application of the least toxic materials available to control insects, weeds, diseases and rodents.
  • Address trees, shrubs, or other plant materials that are not performing well. Remove and replace trees and shrubs as needed.
  • Schedule and maintain irrigation systems to provide sufficient moisture for plant health; reduce water waste; and meet state and/or local water conservation mandates.
  • Collect and process green waste into mulch or compost for use in common area landscape.
  • Removal of debris from walkways is provided with the cyclic mowing and landscape maintenance programs.

For questions about Landscaping Services, please call Resident Services at 949-597-4600 or email

To see the schedule for various landscape maintenance acitivites for each mutual on the Village website, click here.