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  • How do I request a proclamation or certificate of recognition from the City?

  • How do I submit my request to post a banner in the City?

  • How do I apply for a permit for an event at Farnham Martin Park?

  • How do I apply for a special event permit?

  • Peafowl - What plants and flowers do peafowl like/dislike?

  • What recycled materials are collected and do they need to be separated?

  • Can I place my trash cans in the front yard the night before my trash pick-up day?

  • Who is our trash hauler and how do I report a problem?

  • Where can I drop off my electronic waste?

  • Is the process for retrieving firearms different from other types of property?

  • What happens to unclaimed property?

  • If I am unable to pick up my property, can I send someone to pick it up for me?

  • How do I retrieve property that was evidence from a court case?

  • How can I get my property that was taken for safekeeping?

  • How can I claim found property that I turned into the Police Department?

  • How do I retrieve my property from the Police Department?

  • What are the requirement for employment for a Police Officer with the Palos Verdes Estates Police Department?

  • How do I find out about going on a ride-a-long?

  • How can I notify the Police Department that I will be going on vacation?

  • Who should I contact for problems with bees?

  • What should I do if I am having a problem with wild animals?

  • Where can I be fingerprinted?

  • How can I report an abandoned vehicle?

  • How can I find out whether my vehicle has been towed?

  • How do I contest my vehicle being towed for 30 days?

  • What form of payment is accepted for parking citations?

  • How can I get my vehicle out of impound?

  • What if I received a parking citation for failure to hang my handicap placard?

  • How do I contest a parking citation?

  • Can I have a fix-it violation signed off at the Palos Verdes Estates Police Department?

  • How do I obtain information regarding my traffic citation?

  • What do I do if I lost my traffic citation?

  • How can I contest a traffic citation?

  • Where can I get current traffic information?

  • How do I obtain a copy of a police report?

  • How can I get a copy of my criminal history?

  • How do I obtain a letter stating I have no criminal history?

  • What is the fee for accidental alarm activations?

  • What should I do if I accidentally activate my burglar alarm?

  • What should I do if my electricity goes out?

  • When should I dial 9-1-1?

  • Where is my 9-1-1 call received when I am in Palos Verdes Estates?

  • What should I do if I see a crime or something suspicious?

  • How can I get a copy of the City Council Agenda?

  • How do I apply for a job?

  • Where is the sewer connection to my home?

  • How can I get a new trash or green waste or recycling container?

  • Can the City put in new concrete curb for me? There is no curb there now.

  • Can the City fix my existing curb?

  • How do I get a STOP sign installed on my street?

  • When are City Council meetings televised?

  • What do I do if I disagree with a recommendation of the Traffic Safety Committee?

  • What do I do if I disagree with a recommendation of the Parklands Committee?

  • How do I register to vote or change my voter registration information?

  • How can I obtain a passport?

  • How do I obtain a certified Certificate of Residency?

  • How do I obtain a marriage license?

  • How do I obtain a film permit?

  • How do I request copies of public records?

  • How Do I Get A Business License?

  • Where are City Council meetings held?