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1. What is the contact information for the Building and Safety Division?
2. When are the counter hours for the Building and Safety Division?
3. When are the Building and Safety inspection hours?
4. When are the construction hours for Los Alamitos?
5. Who is the water purveyor for Los Alamitos?
6. Who provides natural gas in Los Alamitos?
7. Who is the electricity provider for the area?
8. Who provides fire services?
9. Does the Building and Safety Division serve Rossmoor?

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1. When is a permit needed?
2. What types of permits can I apply for?
3. How can I apply for a permit?
4. Who can obtain a construction permit?
5. What are the Building Permit Fees?
6. What are the Building Plan Check Fees?
7. How many sets of plans do I submit?
8. What size plan page can I submit?
9. Can I download a permit application?
10. What is your plan check turnaround time?
11. Can I submit for plan check or check plan status online?
12. Can I check submittal status via email?
13. What are your design criteria?
14. What building codes are you using?
15. Does the City require an authorization letter?
16. Do contractors need a business license?
17. Do I need Title 24 energy calculations?

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1. Do you offer expedited plan check for solar projects?
2. How many sets of plans do we submit for solar projects?
3. What size of plan pages are permissable?
4. How long does solar plan check take?
5. Do I need structural calculations?
6. What are the fees for a solar permit?
7. Do you require two inspections?
8. Have you heard of AB 2188?

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1. How does the code enforcement process work?
2. What is an administrative citation?
3. What are the City's requirements for noise control and how can I make a complaint about noise?
4. What are the allowable hours for maintenance of real property?
5. Can I keep my portable basketball backstop on the sidewalk or in the street?
6. What regulations apply to the storage and placement of trash cans?
7. How do I dispose of large or bulky items, such as a water heater, sofa or appliance?
8. Branches and limbs from my neighbor's tree are growing over my property. Can the City require them to be cut?
9. Do I need a permit for a garage sale?
10. Is there a limit to the number of dogs / cats that I may have?
11. Can I park my motor home on the street in front of my residence?
12. Out-of-town visitors are coming and would like to park their recreational vehicle (RV) on the street. Is this permissible?
13. I recently purchased an RV and have not yet obtained a space in a storage facility. May I park it on the street temporarily?
14. Can I park vehicles on the front lawn area of my home?
15. Who can I call regarding a barking dog nuisance?
16. Who can I call regarding rats, mosquitoes, or flies?
17. I operate a business in the City of Los Alamitos. Can I post a temporary sign or banner in front of my business?
18. Can I operate a "home-based business" from my residence?
19. What can I do if I believe something is in violation of the City Code?
20. Do I have to identify myself in order to lodge a code enforcement complaint?
21. What is required if I would like to fly a drone?
22. The information I'm looking for is not here. How can I contact the Code Enforcement Division?
23. Who do I report Graffiti to?

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1. Will my business be permitted at a certain unit in the City?
2. Is my property located in the City of Los Alamitos?
3. In what Zone is my property located?
4. How many residential units will fit on my property?
5. How do I apply for a business license?
6. Why do I need to complete a Zoning Form as a part of the business license process?
7. Do I need a permit for installing a sign for my business?
8. Can I hang a banner at my business location?
9. Can I have outdoor dining at my restaurant?
10. What are the setbacks for my property?
11. How tall can I build my fence?
12. Where can I place a shed on my yard?

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1. How can I submit a request for service to the Public Works Division?
2. My street light is broken. How do I get a street light fixed?
3. What if a traffic signal at a particular intersection is not working?
4. How do I get graffiti removed from public right-of-way?
5. My sidewalk is raised and I would like to have it repaired. What should I do?
6. How do I get my parkway tree trimmed?
7. I would like to have a tree in the parkway planted/removed. What should I do?
8. What trees are approved for parkways?
9. What if I have a concern about a traffic safety matter in my neighborhood?
10. I need some traffic count information for a particular street in the City of Los Alamitos. Who should I contact?
11. What flood zone is the City in?
12. What Companies are permitted in the City for large bin services?