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1. Do I need a business license?
2. How do I get a business license?
3. If I do business in other cities as well as Paso Robles, do I need a license in each city?
4. If I have a County of San Luis Obispo business license, do I need one for Paso Robles, too?

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1. How is my water and sewer bill calculated?
2. When will I get my water and sewer bill, and when is the payment due?
3. How do I start or stop service?
4. Why do I have to pay a sewer charge?
5. Why do I have to pay a deposit if I am renting? I have had water service before in the city.
6. Do you have direct debit for payment of my water bill?
7. Can I pay my bill online?
8. I am installing a water softener. What is the hardness of the city’s water?
9. I am concerned about water quality and safety. Who do I contact to test my water?
10. My water bill is incorrect. Whom do I contact?
11. There is a leak at my water meter. Whom do I contact?
12. How do I read my water meter?
13. Does the city have a drop box to deliver after hour payments?
14. How do I obtain a hydrant meter for construction water?

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1. How do I get to the Airport?
2. Can I leave my car at the airport?
3. Do you have airline service?
4. What is the availability of hangars?
5. How do I lease property on the airport?
6. What is an Avigation Easement?
7. If I buy property next to the airport, what can I build on it?
8. Can I learn to fly?
9. What is that airplane doing over my house?

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1. What is an Airport Influence Area (AIA)?
2. What is AB 2776 and when did it take effect?
3. How are Airport Influence Areas determined?
4. What types of property does this apply to?
5. What type of noticing is required?
6. Where do I get more information?

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1. How large a building can I construct before a permit is required?
2. Do I need a permit for a swimming pool?
3. Do I need a permit for a patio cover?
4. How do I obtain a hydrant meter for construction water?
5. What is the time frame for plan check review?
6. Do I need to have my building plans drawn by a licensed architect?
7. Am I required to hire a general contractor?
8. How can I verify if my contractor has a current State Contractors License?
9. Where can I get a building permit application packet?

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1. What is a closed session?
2. What are "public comments"?
3. How can I be heard at a council meeting?
4. What is a quorum?
5. What are study sessions?
6. How do I email the entire City Council?
7. How do I email the City Manager?

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1. What is the Fire Code?
2. Can I burn debris, trash, and tree or brush trimmings?
3. Why are fire sprinklers required?
4. Who do I call about fire sprinkler system requirements and inspections?
5. What is a Knox Box?
6. Can I access the Paso Robles Municipal Code online?
7. My neighbor has trash, debris and inoperative vehicles in his yard and it is really an eyesore. Can the City help?
8. How do I get a fire engine to visit my school or event?
9. Can I ride along with the engine company?
10. How do I schedule a tour of the fire station?
11. How do I get a copy of an incident or a fire report?

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1. Why is carbon monoxide so dangerous?
2. What is carbon monoxide (CO) and why do I need a carbon monoxide detector?
3. What are the medical effects of carbon monoxide and how do I recognize them?
4. How many carbon monoxide detectors should I have and where should I place them?
5. What should I do when my carbon monoxide detector goes off?

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1. How much does a smoke detector cost?
2. What kind of smoke detector should I buy?
3. How many smoke detectors do I need?
4. Where should I place a detector?
5. How do I install a smoke detector?
6. What maintenance do smoke detectors require?
7. Is there anything else I should do with my smoke detector?

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1. What housing programs does the city provide?
2. Where can I find a list of low-income apartments?
3. What is Section 8 Rental Assistance?
4. Where can I sign up for Section 8 Rental Assistance?
5. Does the city have any homebuyer assistance programs?
6. What does "first-time homebuyer" mean?
7. My landlord just raised my rent; does the city have rent control?
8. I believe that I am being discriminated against in trying to find a place to live. What are my options?
9. My landlord will not make necessary repairs, what can I do?
10. What help is there for the homeless?

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1. What is WiFi?
2. Is the Library’s WiFi secure?
3. Can I get a computer virus using Wi-Fi?
4. Does the Library provide protection from viruses, spyware, or any other malicious software?
5. If I am having trouble with WiFi, where can I get help?
6. Will WiFi work on my Mac, Linux and other operating systems?
7. Do I have to subscribe to a service or pay a fee to use the Library’s WiFi?
8. Do I need special equipment to connect to your WiFi network?
9. How do I connect to the network?

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1. When is a permit required?
2. When do I have to apply for a sign permit?
3. When do I need to apply for a building permit?
4. Can I build a shed in my back yard or add on to my house?
5. How big can a detached accessory building be?
6. Where can I find off-street parking requirements?
7. Where can I find traffic counts for the City of Paso Robles?
8. What does PD mean?
9. Where can I find water and sewer information for a specific piece of property?
10. How do I find out what can be built or what types of uses would be permitted on a certain piece of property?
11. How do I find out the zoning on a parcel?
12. What are the height requirements for fencing?
13. How do I determine where my property line is?
14. How do I determine what my setbacks are?
15. When is the installation of offsite (curb, gutter, sidewalk) improvements required?
16. Do I need a permit to build a patio cover or to enclose my patio?
17. How do I determine what my setbacks are for a swimming pool?
18. Where can I park a motor home on my single-family residential property?
19. How can I find out about a pending project I have heard about?
20. May a nonconforming use be re-established in the event of fire or other natural disaster?
21. When do I need a business license / home occupation permit?

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1. When must an appeal be filed?
2. What is the effect of filing an appeal?
3. How can I get more information on appeals?

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1. What is a home occupation?
2. When is a Home Occupation Application required?
3. How do I apply for a Home Occupation Permit?

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1. What is Planned Development?
2. What is a Development Plan?

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1. Does the Police Department have a Lost and Found?
2. When is the Paso Robles Police Department open?
3. Should I call the police if I see something "suspicious" or "unusual" in my neighborhood?
4. I was told I need a police "case number." How do I get one?
5. How do I get a case number for something I’ve already reported?
6. How do I get a copy of a report?
7. How can I find out when I’m supposed to be in Court?
8. I lost my copy of a "fix-it" ticket / citation. How do I get a duplicate?
9. How do I get a ticket signed off?
10. How do I register a gun?
11. I need information on crime statistics. How do I get it?
12. I need to be fingerprinted. Can you do it, and how much does it cost?
13. How can I find out if I have a warrant?
14. How can I find out if someone else has a warrant?
15. How can I clear a warrant?
16. How can I find out if someone is in jail?
17. Can I check my own criminal record?
18. Can I check someone else’s criminal record?
19. How do I find out what the status of my case is?
20. I was arrested, but was never given an appearance date. How do I find out if I should go to court?
21. My son / daughter was arrested. Can I get a copy of the case?
22. I reported a crime, but the person who did it was never charged. Why?
23. How can I get a restraining order?
24. How can I find out if my restraining order was served?
25. How can I tell if my restraining order is still valid?
26. How can I find out if someone has a restraining order against him or her?
27. How can I find out if I have a restraining order out against me?
28. My (ex) husband / wife violated a restraining order, but wasn’t arrested. How come?
29. I need a clearance letter. How do I get one?
30. How do I get my juvenile records sealed?
31. Can my employer contact you and ask for my record with the Paso Robles Police Department?
32. I want a copy of my police report to prepare for my court appearance next month. Why can’t I get it?
33. What can I do about a neighboring house where I believe occupancy numbers are more than safe or legal?
34. Under the "Megan’s Law" can I see if registered sex offenders live in my neighborhood?
35. What is the process for making a complaint against a Police Department employee?

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1. What can I do about traffic safety problems in my neighborhood?
2. My car got towed. How can I find out where it is?

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1. What do I do if online incident reporting is not right for me?
2. What if this happened in another city can I file a report using this online police citizen reporting system?
3. What if this happened on a state Freeway?
4. What is a known suspect?

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1. How can I get a permit for my alarm system?
2. How can I contest / appeal a parking citation?
3. Are there any victim services?
4. Can I pay my parking ticket at the front counter?

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1. Does the City have a Christmas tree recycling program?
2. Who takes care of the sidewalks?
3. A tree limb is about to fall, whom do I contact?
4. A tree is hanging over the street, who takes care of it?
5. What is Adopt-A-Street?
6. The plants/trees in the parkway in front of my house are dying or in need of trimming, whom do I contact?
7. Do I need a permit to trim my own trees?
8. Is there a list of streets in the City?
9. How can I get my street closed for a block party or other event?
10. There is a mess in the street from construction traffic, who do I contact?
11. Why is there a dot painted on the tree on my street?
12. The street sweeper isn’t sweeping my street, whom do I report this to?
13. How do I get speed bumps put on my street?
14. Who takes care of mosquito abatement in the City?

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1. What is the hardness of my water?
2. What is my water pressure?
3. How do I turn my water off?
4. How can I change my billing information?
5. I think I may have a leak. How do I tell?
6. To whom do I report a leak at my meter?
7. What is a Booster Station?

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1. How can I make the font size larger?
2. What is a PDF?
3. How do I get Adobe Reader software?
4. Why is the page blank when I try to download a pdf document?
5. Can I save one of the forms in pdf format to my own computer to fill out and use multiple times?

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1. Sewage is backing up into my house overflowing from my drains. What should I do?
2. What is a sewer lateral?
3. What should I do if sewage is overflowing from a sewer structure onto the ground?
4. I have slow drainage through my toilets, drains. What can I do about it?
5. There is a manhole cover in my neighborhood that rattles every time a vehicle rolls over it. What can I do about it?
6. What causes sewer odors inside the house?
7. What is the purpose of vapor traps?
8. What is the purpose of the roof vent?
9. What are some of the problems that can occur?
10. What if the odor is outside the house?
11. How do I file a claim if I have property damage caused by a sewer back up?
12. Who maintains the sewer line?
13. How do I report a problem?