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Resident Out of Area Program

The Resident Out of Area Program is also a program for people who will be leaving The Villages for more than seven days. This program is different from the House Check Program. Community Watch does not schedule any checks for your home in this program. Community Watch only notifies the home owner in the event of a natural disaster such as a fire, tornado, thunderstorm, etc. and we will advise you if your home has been damaged. We would then use the emergency contact information you have provided us to contact you or another person you designate. The Resident Out of Area Program also has a benefit to emergency responders and other residents. In natural disaster incidents time is of the essence in searching homes for injured residents. Listing your home with the Resident Out of Area Program will let us know that no one is in your home. Emergency search and rescue teams will know to skip your home and therefore be able to concentrate their efforts on occupied homes. There is no fee for this service. You can sign up for this program over the phone by calling the Community Watch office at (352) 750-8201. Remember however, that this program is for emergency purposes only. If you would like your home checked on a regular basis by Community Watch please refer to the House Check program.

You may also download The Community Watch Program Registration Form and fill it out before bringing it to our office.

Contact Us
Community Watch
1135 Bonita Boulevard
The Villages, FL 32162

Phone: 352-753-0550
Fax: 352-753-9400
Email Community Watch

Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity.  Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.
Public Records Custodian Florida has a very broad Public Records Law. Most written communications to or from State and Local Officials regarding State or Local business are public records available to the public and media upon request. Please forward requests to:
Jennifer McQueary, District Clerk
984 Old Mill Run
The Villages, Florida 32162
Phone No. (352) 751-3939
Fax No. (352) 753-6430
Please Note Florida law prohibits the Board of Supervisors from communicating with residents about Deed Compliance or Architectural Review issues/cases.  Please contact the Community Standards Department directly at to report any concerns you might have.