Shut Down The Party House

RE: Party House owned by Mark and Claire Woodsum, managed by Sharon Houseworth, located at 2808 Lakemont Drive, Fallbrook, CA 92028

After several years of complaints to various agencies and the owners at 2808 Lakemont Drive, neighbors initiated a formal complaint to Supervisor Jim Desmond’s office.

Correspondence over two years with Mark and Claire Woodsum, owners/operators at 2808 Lakemont Drive, manager Sharon Houseworth.
Owner Mark Woodsum leaves voicemail for neighbor admitting to having youth camp on property for 2018 and 2019: Audio

April 12, 2019: Letter of complaint to Jim Desmond’s Office regarding 2808 Lakemont Drive.

June 10, 2019: Response to April 12 complaint
From: “Prather, Sabine”
Subject: Letter from the County Planning & Development Services
Date: June 10, 2019 at 4:58:31 PM PDT
To: “” <
Dear Ms. Platt,
At the request of District 5 County Supervisor Jim Desmond and Chief Administrative Officer Helen Robbins-Meyer, Planning & Development Services (PDS) is responding to your letter regarding unpermitted events and associated community impacts resulting from short term rental activity at 2808 Lakemont Drive in Fallbrook. We have attached the response and will mail it as well.
Protecting the community’s safety and resources are important to PDS, and we are committed to the enforcement of County Codes.  We will keep this case open and continue to monitor activity at the property and will be happy to review any additional material you provide as part of the case. If you have any further questions or if you would like further updates on this property, please feel free to contact Code Compliance Officer James Bray at (858) 495-5335 or by email at
Thank you,
Sabine Prather
Planning & Development Services


For noise, contact Sheriff’s Depart, 760-728-1113. For illegal parking, contact CHP Temecula Office, 951-506-2000.

June 5, 2019: Fallbrook Deputy Sheriff Chris Perez (760-451-3100, Event #E5791475) tells Teresa Platt that there have been 27 complaints filed against 2808 Lakemont by different neighbors (Tom Stuver, Gayle Smith, Gayle Guttierez, Michael Guttierez, Tryna Kemper, Gary Kemmer). These are as follows, per the Sheriff’s Log:

E4318364 07/28/2017
E4364945 08/17/2017
E4367023 08/18/2017
E4399361 09/02/2017
E4399385 09/02/2017
E4834275 3/20/2018
E4837763 3/21/2018
E4840261 3/23/2018
E4858520 3/30/2018
E4913626 4/25/2018
E4933745 5/4/2018
E4934866 5/5/2018
E5088364 7/14/2018
E5119787 7/27/2018
E5153516 8/11/2018
E5198328 8/31/2018
E5232806 9/15/2018
E5247335 9/21/2018
E5264439 9/29/2018
E5264587 9/29/2018
E5264698 9/29/2018
E5273763 10/3/2018
E5303828 10/17/2018
E5360885 11/12/2018
E5513377 1/26/2019
E5642697 3/28/2019
E5782023 5/31/2019


Video and Photo Archive re: 2808 Lakemont Drive

Youth camp operated at 2808 Lakemont Drive in 2018 and 2018 youth camp (2019: 56 children plus 14 adults):

Owner Mark Woodsum leaves voicemail for neighbor admitting to having youth camp on property for 2018 and 2019: Audio

Video footage of bus idling in cul de sac in front of 2903 Lakemont Drive, March 28,  2019 and March 29, 2019 showing dozens of young people exiting bus and walking up/down hill to 2808 Lakemont. Not seen are two additional shuttle vans accompanying the bus. In total, in 2019, the youth camp hosted 56 children and 14 adults.



April 28, 2019: Fire hazard, cars illegally parked on private road, northern end of Lakemont Drive.



Wedding, January 25, 2019 with parade up Lakemont Drive, with drum beating and a horse.


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May 4. 2018, 10:30 PM: Bus parked in Lakemont cul de sac, dropping off dozens of people, noise, yelling:


Video by Teresa Platt

Parking issues: May 4, 2018, overflow onto Lakemont Drive, woman outside Batchelor house late at night (drooping off wedding flowers). Photos and drone footage, security footage by Roy Batchelor:


May 5, 2018, 2:45 PM: Uber driver drops off passengers, one of whom is sick in the bushes. Photo by Roy Batchelor.