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1. When is city hall open?
2. How much are business license fees?
4. How long are business licenses valid?
5. What hours are contractors restricted to work?
6. What is the number to call to get rid of old paint?
7. What are utilities used in city?
8. What are the trash providers for this area?
9. Who do I call to pickup a dead animal?
10. Who do I call for parade events?
11. How much is a permit for garage sales?
12. What is the cost to reserve Lacy Park?
13. I plan to repaint my house and also replace my driveway and walkway. Do I need a permit?
14. Is it true that San Marino only allows wood windows?

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1. When does the City Council meet?
2. Where does the City Council meet?
3. Who is on the City Council?
4. How can I reach a member of the City Council?
5. How can I obtain City records?
6. How do I get copies, or examine public records?
7. How do I get a copy of the agenda?
8. How can I get more information on the Council agendas and minutes?
9. What do I need to do to speak at a Council Meeting?
10. How do I get on the City Council?

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1. I want to report a property maintenance problem in my neighborhood but I don't want anyone to know I called. Do I have to give you my name?
2. What will Code Enforcement do if I refuse to comply with the City's Municipal Code?
3. The house next door is a rental and the tenants are messy. There are several dead cars in the driveway, the house paint is peeling, and they constantly park on the lawn – can you make the owner do som
4. My neighbor’s tree branches overhang onto my property and are dropping leaves into my pool/patio/garden, etc. – can the City make them trim the branches or remove the tree?

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1. When is the library open?
2. How do I get a library card?
3. How many books are we allowed to check out?
4. Can I access the Internet at the public library?
5. What is my PIN?
6. May I renew items that I have checked out, over the phone?
7. May I reserve books on line?
8. When is the Book Shoppe open?
9. How do I reserve a room?
10. Do you accept book donations?
11. Is there another way I can make a donation?

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1. How do I become a firefighter?
2. Why are Dalmatians considered firehouse dogs?
3. We hardly ever have fires any more. What do you Firefighters actually do?
4. Why do we get all these people (three firefighters complete with their big red truck, two ambulance attendants, etc.) at a simple medical call?
5. Why do you have to bring all three people and the big red truck here, just for a simple inspection?
6. Why did you chop that big hole in my roof? The fire was in the kitchen, not the attic.
7. What is the Fire Triangle?
8. Do they actually pay you guys? Heck, I’d pay them to do what you do!

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1. What exactly does a firefighter do?
2. How do I find out about entry level firefighter examinations?
3. What education, work experience, and qualifications should I have?
4. What is involved in the testing process?
5. What type of person is the fire department looking for?

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1. How do I update my address and phone number?
2. How do I update my address and phone number?
3. How do I update my address and phone number?

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1. Where is Lacy Park located?
2. How do I get to Lacy Park?
3. What is the phone number for the Park Office?
4. When is the Park open to the public?
5. Is there an entrance fee to use the Park?
6. May I reserve Lacy Park for a private party?
7. Are there picnic tables available in the park?
8. May I ride my bike in Lacy Park?
9. May I walk my dog in Lacy Park?
10. How do I find out information on the tennis courts in Lacy Park and who can use them?
11. May I get married in the park?
12. May I have wedding pictures taken in the Park?
13. May I have a photographer take professional pictures of my family in Lacy Park?

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1. How do I reach the city building inspector?
2. Who do I call to obtain a building inspection?
3. How do I find out how much I can build on my property?
4. How can I apply for a variance or conditional use permit?
5. What items require Design Review Committee (DRC) approval?
6. Do I need DRC approval to re-roof my house?
7. Do I need DRC approval to install new windows?

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1. Where is the San Marino Police Department located?
2. What telephone number do I call for routine police services?
3. What telephone number do I call for emergency police response?
4. What are the Police Department business hours?
5. Has the Police Department adopted core values and performance expectations?
6. I am a resident of San Marino and I am having a party at my house. Can I hire San Marino Police Officers to work at the event to provide security?
7. How do I obtain information about your department career openings as a police officer?
8. What are the requirements to become a San Marino Police Officer?
9. I am currently working with another police department and I am interested in the lateral police officer position. Does your department waive any portion of the testing process for lateral applicants?
10. Does the Police Department handle calls regarding barking dogs and other animal issues?
11. Where do I go to get a dog license for my pet?
12. What are the requirements for having a burglar alarm on my property?
13. What is a nuisance burglar alarm?
14. Is there a penalty for nuisance burglar alarms?
15. Are there any restrictions on mechanical-powered devices (motor-powered tools / equipment)?
16. Does the city have an ordinance prohibiting the overnight parking of vehicles on city streets?
17. Can I obtain an overnight parking permit to park my car on the street?
18. How do I contest a parking citation I received?
19. How do I obtain a City bicycle license?
20. Is it a violation of City Ordinance to solicit door-to-door?
21. Does the City have a Commission to monitor and advise the City Council regarding traffic matters?
22. How do I report a dangerous or hazardous situation that I have noticed in San Marino?
23. I have a question that I would like to ask a San Marino Police Officer. How do I go about doing this?
24. How do I report traffic violations occurring in my neighborhood?
25. I’m going on vacation. Does the Police Department have a program to keep an eye on my house?
26. Does the Police Department maintain a residential key file for homes in San Marino?
27. Can I get my fingerprints taken at the Police Department?
28. Does the Police Department offer information regarding registered sex offenders and Megan’s Law?
29. What is the San Marino Police Department's CLEAR Program?

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1. Who do I call to report a street light outage?
2. How long does it normally take to repair a street light?
3. Who do I call if a traffic signal is malfunctioning?
4. Who do I call to report a damaged sidewalk or a pothole?
5. How long does it normally take to repair a damaged sidewalk?
6. How long does it normally take to repair a pothole?
7. Who do I call to report a sewer stoppage?
8. How long does it normally take to respond to a sewer outage?
9. Who do I call to report a water leak?

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1. What dance and exercise classes do you offer?
2. Do you offer senior trips and outings?

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1. What ages does the Recreation Department serve, and are they transported to your site?
2. Does your program cover minimum days?

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1. How does the registration process work?
2. What is the supervision ratio of children to staff in your programs?

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1. Can I register for a class if the class has already started, and do you prorate?
2. When can I register if I am a non-resident, and what is the fee?
3. How do I sign my child up for a recreation class?

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1. How do I pay for rides and food at the event?
2. How do I purchase tickets before an event?

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1. Do you have ongoing and / or seasonal sports?
2. Where do the sports classes meet at Lacy Park?

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1. Is transportation available from my child's school to recreation classes?
2. Can my child attend the first day of class without registering, to see if she / he likes it?

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1. When is a tree pruning permit required?
2. What is an established tree?
3. When is a tree pruning permit not required?
4. When is a permit required to remove a tree from a homeowner’s property?
5. When is a permit not required to remove a tree from a homeowner’s property?
6. When may the tree pruning or tree removal work that has been identified on the tree removal / tree pruning permit be started?
7. What type of pruning is the tree contractor or homeowner able to perform on trees in the City of San Marino?
8. What is meant by the terms “severe pruning” and “topping”?
9. What is the proper way to make a pruning cut on a tree?
10. Where can a tree contractor/maintenance gardener or homeowner find out more information on general tree care or City of San Marino Tree Ordinance questions?
11. Q. What may happen if the tree contractor / maintenance gardener or homeowner performs work on trees in San Marino violates the City of San Marino’s Tree Preservation Ordinance?
12. There is a tree located on the neighbor’s property that overhangs my property, can I prune the tree?
13. Who do I call to get my parkway tree pruned? How do I get a tree planted in the City parkway?
14. Will the City prune the shrubs in the parkway? Will the City prune back the shrubs / trees that extend from a property into an alley, sidewalk or street?
15. Can I plant a tree in the City easement?
16. What are the requirements for landscaping adjacent to streets and parkways in residential zoned areas?
17. There are bees in the tree located in the city parkway. Will the city remove them?
18. I have bees on my property (other than the parkway tree). Will the city remove them?