Ladera Ranch - It's Our Hometown

Ladera Ranch is our hometown - our community where we know our neighbors and look out for each other.

The community's villages and neighborhoods were designed to promote resident interaction and a community services division was established to foster a sense of connectedness through events, recreation programs, and volunteerism.

We share fundamental family values. It's our home where there are two lasting bequests - to give our children: Roots. And Wings.

Ladera Ranch Core Values and Code of Conduct

Ladera Ranch was founded on core values that guided the developers and remain relevant today. Every Ladera Ranch homeowner agrees to abide by the Code of Conduct outlined in the Community Guidelines and respects the values that our beloved hometown was built upon.

Read the Guidelines

As residents of Ladera Ranch, we are entrusted with the care of the land - from the trails, open spaces, amenities, and our overall community.

When we intentionally spend time with the young people in our lives and share the values upon which Ladera Ranch was founded, we instill stewardship responsibility in them.

By focusing on the values that we share, we ensure the legacy of the land and our community continues. This strengthens our bond as neighbors and deepens our connection with our hometown, Ladera Ranch.


  • Sense of community. Thriving communities are ones where residents come together and contribute more than they take or expect. Being mindful of others, leaving things better than we found, and even picking up after our pets goes a long way to creating a sense of community that must be nurtured daily. We lead by example, show our young people how to treat each other, and foster a positive sense of community through our actions, words, and participation. When we do so, Ladera Ranch is the place it was designed and intended to be. 
  • Healthy neighborly relations. Living in our hometown is a more enjoyable experience when residents get along with their neighbors. When we focus on values that we have in common, foster civility, and show kindness toward each other, Ladera Ranch is a better place to live. 
  • Positive attitudes. Communities with residents who are engaged, solution-focused, and willing to contribute are the best places to live. They're transformational and positively impact people's lives and families. Having a positive attitude is all about perspective and focus. 
  • We are investing through volunteering. Investing in our community through volunteerism creates a culture in our hometown and adds to its value. Volunteering presents a beautiful opportunity to connect and grow closer to people in our lives, mentor young people, and promote positive mental health by focusing on serving others. 
  • Be reasonable. Living near each other and sharing common areas requires patience, grace, and flexibility. Living in unincorporated Orange County and within a community that a master homeowner association governs (sometimes also a "sub-association") requires that we follow the rules and guidelines designed to protect home values and the aesthetics of Ladera. 
  • Prevent conflicts. Giving others the benefit of the doubt and treating them fairly and with respect can be easier said than done. Did you know that looking at things from another's perspective is often the most impactful to diffusing potential conflicts? Speaking with your neighbor about issues and concerns goes a long way.


  1. All persons must conduct themselves civilly and courteously at all times and must not jeopardize or interfere with the rights and privileges of others.
  2. Loud, profane, and abusive language is prohibited.
  3. No person's actions shall compromise the safety of another. All persons using the facilities or the Common Areas shall obey all safety rules and cease unsafe activity when directed by LARMAC employees or agents.
  4. Abuse of equipment, furniture, or any other property located in Common Areas is prohibited.
  5. Violating this Code of Conduct may result in immediate expulsion from the facility, an enforcement hearing, and possible penalties for violating the LARMAC Community Guidelines.

Roots and Wings Magazine - Fall 2023

While we may lead busy lives, it is easy to lose sight of the significance of home—where we find comfort, build memories, and cultivate relationships. Neighborly relationships are the cornerstone upon which Ladera Ranch was built.

Roots and Wings magazine's fall issue is a spotlight on neighbors making a difference in our community. They are everyday people who exemplify the values upon which Ladera Ranch was founded – building relationships, improving our community, being mindful of our neighbors, being accountable for the care of our community, and actively participating in our hometown.

We hope that you will be inspired by this issue and encouraged to:

Discuss your family's core values with the young people in your life. Promote awareness of how these values are similar to those who may think differently from you.

• Notice the good behavior and traits in others – especially young people. Validate individuals making a positive impact and show appreciation for how they improve our community.

• Create a culture of care for our community. Poor behavior is never acceptable. We're empowered to speak up as we expect all to take care of our amenities, parks, and open spaces and be mindful of each other.

• Take an active role by volunteering. From greeting neighbors on the trails, serving as a neighborhood representative, helping in the classroom, or serving on a committee, every effort has a ripple effect.

Read the fall issue of Roots and Wings magazine

Faces of Ladera
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