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1. How do I apply for a residential solar permit?
2. Where is Building and Safety located?

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1. What is needed to get a business license?
2. How do I establish a business in Palmdale?
3. Can I establish a business in my home?
4. What is required for a business license in a commercial or industrial building?
5. Do I need a business license?
6. I am renting my home. Do I need a business license?
7. How do I get a Seller's Permit?
8. How do I get a Fictitious Name Filing (Doing Business As)?
9. Can I transfer my business license to a new owner?
10. What is a Home Occupation Permit and who is required to have one?

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1. How do I get on the notification list for new construction projects?
2. Where do I get specifications and plans for new projects?
3. How do I bid on a new project?
4. What if I'm interested in being a subcontractor on a project?
5. When is a project officially complete?
6. What is the role of the project manager?

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1. Can the City Attorney provide legal advice to private citizens?
2. What is the difference between City Attorney and District Attorney?
3. Who does the City Attorney work for?
4. Where can I view the City of Palmdale Municipal Code?
5. Who do I call to report a possible crime or City code violation?
6. What is the procedure for filing a claim against the City of Palmdale?
7. What is the procedure for submitting a Public Records Act Request?
8. Can I operate a commercial cannabis operation in the City of Palmdale?
9. Can the City Attorney's office assist me with Housing Rights issues?

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1. How do I get a certified copy of my birth certificate?
2. Where can I get a copy of my divorce decree?
3. Where do I pay my property taxes?

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1. How do I invite City Council to an event?
2. How do I get in touch with my Councilmember?
3. How do I request recognition from the City?
4. When are City Council Meetings?
5. Which Council Member Represents my District?

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1. Which Council District do I live in?
2. Who do I call for more information about the City’s elections?
3. How can I verify if I am registered to vote?

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1. Does the City of Palmdale have a landscape ordinance?
2. How do I report a possible code violation?
3. How many dogs am I permitted to have?

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1. How do I advertise in Palmdale Magazine?
2. How do I watch City Council meetings?
3. How do I sign up for City e-news?

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1. What is Neighborhood Watch?
2. What's in it for me?
3. How do I get started?

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1. Does the city help small business?

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1. How much of the 9.5% sales tax paid by City residents is used to fund City services?
2. Who do I talk to about questions I have regarding City bonds that I own?
3. Who is exempt from paying Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) while staying at a hotel in Palmdale?
4. Can a bid be submitted online?
5. How much is spent on specific programs or projects?
6. Where do I get a copy of the City budget?
7. Where can I get information about my property taxes and assessments?
8. How can I get Special District Direct Assessments (SCI) information?

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1. How do I apply for a City job?
2. Where are you located?
3. How do I apply for unemployment?
4. How do I apply for welfare or food stamps?
5. What is the current minimum wage?

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1. How do I apply for a City job?
2. Can I apply in person instead of online?
3. Will I get an email after applying for a job even if I wasn’t selected to advance to the next step?
4. Do you offer job assistance and help with interview skills and resume writing?
5. How do I apply to volunteer?

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1. How do I get a Library card?
2. What is required to use your Internet computers?
3. How many books can I check out?
4. Do you have WiFi access?
5. Can I renew or get an extension on items that I check out?

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1. My landlord is raising my rent again, is this legal?
2. I am a tenant and I feel I am being discriminated against by my landlord, can you help me?
3. There are always cars speeding in my neighborhood, how can this issue be fixed?
4. How do I report graffiti in my neighborhood?
5. There is a loose animal in my neighborhood, can you send someone out to catch it?
6. I need to speak with my case worker, I have issues regarding my vouchers.
7. My Neighbor has rats and cockroaches coming out of their house/ trash cans, can you send someone out to get rid of them?

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1. How do I apply to purchase a HAP qualified home?
2. Is credit history important to get approved for a house?
3. What types of properties are eligible?
4. How much down payment does the applicant need to qualify for the program?
5. What are the terms of the HAP loan?
6. Do I only have to pay back the HAP Promissory Note amount?

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1. Can I get a payment extension?
2. Do you accept credit cards?
3. I have an overdue citation. Will my car be towed away?
4. I paid my ticket at the DMV, why did I get another notice?
5. I was told that it was too late to contest my ticket. How can I make an appeal?
6. Can I be arrested if I don't pay my ticket?
7. Can I do community service instead of paying the fine?
8. I can't afford to pay this ticket. Can I have it cancelled?
9. Can I make payments on my ticket?
10. Why was I sent to collections?
11. I sold this car. Why am I getting tickets in the mail?

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1. What type of fence can I install including location and height?
2. Can I build a guest house or second dwelling unit?
3. What is required for a garage or yard sale?
4. Where are my property lines?
5. Can I submit a Planning application online?
6. Is the Palmdale Municipal Code (PMC) available online?
7. Is the Geographic Information System (GIS) available online?
8. Is the Zoning Map available online?
9. When will the High Speed Rail come?
10. Where and how long can I have a temporary Portable On Demand storage unit (POD)?
11. Where can I park an RV?
12. How much pavement can I have in my front yard?
13. What type of landscape can I put in my front yard?
14. What is required to build a patio cover?
15. Where can I park a car on my property other than the driveway?
16. How do I subdivide a property for future development?
17. How do I convert my garage to a bedroom?
18. How do I submit a complaint regarding my neighbor’s property?
19. Is there a list of projects currently under construction online?

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1. How do I report illegal dumping?
2. How do I report a maintenance issue in the City such as a streetlight outage, pot holes, graffiti, landscaping issues, etc.?
3. How do I find my trash pickup and street sweeping days?

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1. Where do I register for classes?
2. Where is the Recreation and Culture office located?
3. How do I rent a facility?
4. When is the next Palmdale News, Activities and Entertainment magazine coming out?
5. How do I set up an account on PlayPalmdale?
6. What is the Recreation and Culture fax number and email address?
7. Do you have recreation scholarships available?

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1. I turned in my application, what happens next?
2. Can a date be held?
3. What happens after the contract is signed?
4. What kind of insurance do I need?

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1. What is the harm in installing traffic signs and signals that aren’t needed?
2. What is the harm in installing a stop sign?
3. What is the harm in installing traffic signals?
4. Is there a way to solve traffic jams?