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1. Do I need a permit?
2. Who may apply for a permit?
3. How do I apply for a permit?
4. How much will it cost?
5. Are construction plans required?
6. What kind of plans are required?
7. How many copies of the plans do I need?
8. When is a Building Permit not required?
9. What do I need to submit for a bathroom or kitchen remodel?
10. Do I need a permit for a fence?
11. How high can I build my fence?
12. Do I need a permit for a shed?
13. When am I required to pay school fees for my project?
14. Do I need an Architect or Engineer?
15. What information is required on drawings?

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1. When/where and what time are City Council meetings held?
2. Where can I find agendas for upcoming City Council meetings?
3. How do I get a copy of a City Council staff report?
4. Where can I find City Council meeting minutes?
5. Are City Council Meetings videotaped? Where can I watch them?
6. How do I request a copy of a public record?
7. Where can I review Statements of Economic Interest (SEI) for Elected Officials?
8. Does your office issue marriage licenses?
9. Does your office issue passports?
10. What boards and commissions does the City have?
11. How do I become a member of a board or commission?
12. How do I register to vote?
13. Where is my polling place?
14. How can I address the City Council?
15. How do I file a claim against the City?

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1. What is a Local Coastal Program?
2. What is a General Plan?
3. How do I find out what my property is zoned?
4. What are setbacks? What are the setbacks for my property?
5. Where am I permitted to place a storage shed or shop (accessory structure) on my property?
6. Can I build an addition to my home?
7. How many parking spaces do I need?
8. What can I do with my property?
9. Who should I call if I have questions regarding property within Half Moon Bay City Limits?
10. What is being built in Half Moon Bay?
11. When is a sign permit required?
12. How many chickens & roosters may I have on my property?
13. How many pets may I have on my property?
14. What is the size of my property?
15. Is my property in a floodplain?
16. What is the process for a person to receive a Planning Director or Planning Commission agenda in the mail?
17. When do Community Development Director and Planning Commission Meetings Occur?
18. What is a Coastal Development Permit (CDP)? What is the process for a CDP?
19. How much are application fees?
20. What do I need to do to operate a business at my residence?
21. Can I place a second dwelling unit on my property?
22. How high can my fence be?
23. Can eaves, decks, and other similar things project into my property setbacks?
24. How much signage is my business allowed?

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1. When do I need an encroachment permit?
2. How are street light outages reported and to whom?
3. Where can I pick up sand bags?
4. Who do I call to report the following: potholes, debris in roadway, street sign blockage, fallen tree limbs in the street?
5. Who is responsible for street sweeping services and what is the schedule?
6. Who do I contact for sewer back-up emergencies?
7. Who do I contact regarding graffiti removal?

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1. How do I rent space at a City Park?
2. Is alcohol permitted in City Parks?
3. Can I reserve camping grounds with the City?
4. Can I have a bonfire?
5. What is the Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Festival?

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1. Where can I get my fingerprints taken?
2. How do I get a Restraining Order?
3. How can I protest a parking citation?
4. What can I do about cars that park and never move from in front of my house?
5. What can I do about a barking dog?
6. Are fireworks legal in Half Moon Bay?
7. Can I store my motor home on the street?
8. Does the City have any noise restrictions?
9. How do I get my towed vehicle back?
10. What phone number should I call?
11. Why is the skateboard park closed?
12. Can we have fires on the beach?
13. Is there a curfew in Half Moon Bay?
14. The police have my property, how do I get it back?
15. How can I check to see if there are any "sexual predators" in my neighborhood?
16. If I find money or other valuable property, and turn it in to the Sheriff's Half Moon Bay substation can I later claim it if the true owner has not collected it?
17. How do I obtain a copy of a police report?