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Code Enforcement

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1. A neighbor is cutting down a tree and I do not see a posted Notice of Application or a permit. What do I do?
2. What are the hours of construction in the City of Lake Forest Park?
3. How can I make a complaint about a code violation in Lake Forest Park?
4. My neighbor's tree seems to be in bad shape and looks like it may cause damage to my property. Is there anything that the City can do?
5. How many animals can people have in the City of Lake Forest Park?
6. Who do I call about people parking their cars in their yard?
7. What is a "Junk Vehicle"?
8. Who do I call about junk vehicles?
9. Who do I call about vehicles left on the street?
10. Someone is living in their RV on the street or in a yard. Is this allowed?
11. Who do I call about rats?
12. My landlord won't let me out of my lease. What can I do?

Community Forest Protection and Enhancement

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1. What do I do with a dangerous tree on my property? I'm afraid it's going to fall over on my house.
2. Why must I get a permit if I just want to get rid of a tree in my own yard?
3. How many trees can I remove?
4. What can I do about a neighbor's tree? Its leaves are falling on to my property; in fact, the whole tree is about to fall on to my property.
5. What about trees in the right of way? Are those the responsibility of the city?
6. How do I determine what kind of trees to replant?

Engineering

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1. How do I submit a request for traffic calming in my neighborhood?
2. Where can I access bid materials?

Finance

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1. Can I have my sewer bill emailed to me?
2. Can I pay my sewer bill using a credit card?
3. How do I sign up for auto-pay for my sewer bill?
4. My bill has "Electronic Service Requested" printed above my name and address. What does this mean?
5. My house is vacant and no one is using water. Why do I have to pay for sewer?

Human Resources

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1. How do I know if a job opportunity is available with the City?
2. How do I apply for a job opening with the City?
3. Should I submit a job application or send in my resume to the City if there are no positions currently open?

Main

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1. How do I contact a city/county department?
2. Where can I find the answers to my frequently asked questions?

Municipal Court

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1. What do I do if I receive an infraction?
2. What is a Mitigation Hearing?
3. What is a Contested Hearing?
4. Will a traffic infraction appear on my driving record?
5. What is the Deferred Finding Program?
6. What will happen if I don't pay my ticket or appear for my hearing?
7. What about an insurance ticket?
8. Can I have my hearing held electronically on-line by email?
9. Can I have my hearing held in writing by mail or fax?
10. What about my right to an appeal?
11. What if I can't pay my fine all at once?

Municipal Services

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1. When does the City Council meet?
2. How do I request a public record?
3. How do I apply for a passport?

Passports

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1. How do I apply for a passport?
2. What if I don’t have a state-certified birth certificate?
3. How long does it take to get a passport?
4. What if I need a passport in a hurry?
5. Can I track my passport application online?
6. Do children or infants need passports?
7. Can I renew my passport by mail?
8. For passport renewals for minors, what do I need to bring?
9. What if my passport has been lost or stolen?
10. What if I have had a name change?
11. Where can I get additional information and passport forms?

Permit Center

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1. Do I need a building permit?
2. Do I need a permit for a fence? What about a deck?
3. Do I need a permit to reroof my house?
4. Do I need a permit to remove a tree?
5. What if I'm working with electrical systems?
6. What can I do if my project does not comply with the zoning regulations?
7. What are the zoning restrictions for my property?
8. Does my permit expire?
9. When can I turn in my permit application?
10. How do I get more information?

Planning & Building Department

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1. Can a home business store goods, materials, or products outside their home?
2. Is a permit required for all permanent signs in the city? Is there a cost?
3. What are the rules for political signs?
4. Are businesses allowed to advertise with sandwich board signs?
5. What about real estate properties? Are they allowed to display sandwich board signs?
6. Does the city restrict certain materials from entering my neighborhood?
7. How do I know if the type of business I want to start is allowed in my home?

Police Department

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1. How do I request a copy of a police report?
2. How do I find out what crimes are happening in my neighborhood?

Public Works

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1. The street light in front of my house is out. Who do I contact?