The current mayor of Ventanilla is Omar Alfredo Marcos Arteaga. It was officially established as a district on January 28, 1969. The first stone for the building of Ventanilla was placed on September 24, 1960 in what is now the Central Church of Ventanilla San Pedro Nolasco.
The district has a total land area of 73.52 km². Its administrative center is located 71 meters above sea level. Ventanilla is located in the northern part of the province.
Ventanilla is made up of eight urban zones and more than 160 neighborhoods (barrios).