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1. When and why do I need a building permit?
2. How long will it take for my permit to get approved?
3. How much does the permit cost?
4. Can I begin work/demo prior to the permit being issued?
5. Can I submit a building permit application online, via facsimile, or mail?
6. How do I schedule inspections and inspection times once I have my permit?
7. Can the Building Department recommend a good contractor?
8. Does the Building Department have copies of my house/condo plans?
9. Why do I need to have a copy of my contract?

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1. What is a “Business Tax Receipt” (formerly known as “Occupational License”) and when do I need one?
2. If I already have a Business Tax Receipt from Palm Beach County, do I need one from the Village of North Palm Beach as well?
3. If my business is located outside of North Palm Beach, do I need a Business Tax Receipt from the Village of North Palm Beach to perform work inside Village limits?
4. How much does a Business Tax Receipt cost, and when is it due?
5. Are Business Tax Receipts pro-rated?
6. Is there a penalty for operating a business without a Business Tax Receipt?
7. What if I do not pay my renewal on time, or do not receive a renewal notice?
8. Can I apply for a Business Tax Receipt online, via facsimile, or mail?

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1. What is code compliance?
2. What is a code violation?
3. What is a civil matter?
4. How may I file a complaint?
5. Can I make an anonymous complaint?
6. What should I do if I receive a Notice of Violation?
7. What are the most common code violations that occur within the Village?
8. Who decides when we can water our grass?
9. What are the enforcement procedures?
10. What is the difference between Code Compliance and a Condominium or Homeowner’s Association?

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1. Does the Village allow citizens to operate businesses out of their homes?
2. Can I construct a detached storage building or garage?
3. What steps do I need to follow to install a pool?
4. Can I place temporary signs on my lot?
5. How do I report a street light that is out?
6. Do I need a permit to have a yard/garage sale?
7. Who do I talk to if my neighbor's grass is really long and hasn't been cut?
8. Where do I go to get a permit for launching my boat at Anchorage Park?
9. Where can I find the Village Code of Ordinances?

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1. Does the Finance Department accept credit cards?
2. What are the Finance Department's hours of operation?
3. What is the current millage rate?
4. Where can I view a copy of the Village's current budget?
5. Where can I view the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report?
6. How do businesses get added to the Village's vendor list?
7. What is the name of our water and sewer company?
8. Where do I apply for a Homestead Exemption?
9. Who do I contact regarding my property taxes?
10. Where is the North Palm Beach Finance Department located?

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1. How can I find out what positions are available?
2. How can I apply for a job?
3. Can I apply for more than one position?
4. What types of benefits do you offer?
5. How can I apply for a position with the North Palm Beach Department of Public Safety?

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1. What is the Inter-Library Loan service?
2. How much does it cost?
3. Who can request materials?
4. What can I request?
5. How many items can I request?
6. Do I have to know which libraries own the items before I place a request?
7. How do I request material using the Inter-Library Loan service?
8. How long does it take to receive Inter-Library Loan material?
9. How will I know when my material is available?
10. How long do I get to keep an Inter-Library Loan?
11. What if I'm not finished by the due date? Can I renew my item?
12. What if an item cannot be borrowed?
13. Whom do I contact with questions about Inter-Library Loan services?

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1. How do I get a library card?
2. Is there a limit on what I can check out at 1 time?
3. What are the loan periods for library materials?
4. Does the library charge fines?
5. May I renew my materials online?
6. How do I look up my account information?

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1. How do I reserve a park for a picnic/party?
2. Can someone who does not live in North Palm Beach go on trips, take classes or participate in sports at North Palm Parks and Recreation?
3. Can a non-resident use the pool or tennis facility?
4. How do I store my boat, trailer or motor home at the Village storage lots at Anchorage Park?
5. If I live in North Palm Beach can I use the boat launch?
6. How can my business get involved in the Parks and Recreation Department?
7. Do you offer anything for senior citizens?
8. Do you have a dog park?
9. Where do I report a problem at a park?
10. How can I use a playing field?

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1. Does my sign need Planning Commission (Local Planning Agency, LPA) approval for my business located at a commercial property and is there a fee?
2. Do I need zoning approval to replace my fence?
3. What is National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)?
4. Is my property in a flood zone?
5. What is a “Business Tax Receipt” (formerly Occupational License) and when do I need to apply?
6. Does the Village have a Comprehensive Plan and how can I review this?
7. What are the setbacks on my property?

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1. Where is the North Palm Beach Police Department located?
2. What phone number should I use to contact the North Palm Beach Police Department?
3. How do I obtain a copy of a police report?
4. Will the Police Department watch my house when I am away on vacation?
5. Do you offer security surveys?
6. Do you provide special detail services for home or business purposes?
7. How can I apply for a position with the department?
8. I am dissatisfied about my recent contact with a North Palm Beach Police Officer, what can I do?
9. I locked my keys in my car. Will the Police Department come and open it?
10. How can I contact the officer that investigated a crime against me or an accident I was in?
11. I received a traffic citation for an equipment violation on my car and now have it fixed. Who can I see to have my vehicle inspected and citation signed off for Traffic Court?
12. What is the best manner to compliment or commend a member of the North Palm Beach Police Department?
13. Where / how do I obtain a permit to carry a firearm?
14. How can I find out if a certain person is in jail?
15. How do I establish a Neighborhood Watch in my neighborhood?
16. What are the Florida laws concerning seat belts and car seats for children?
17. Is my Handicap Parking Permit from another state good in North Palm Beach?
18. I have a permit to carry a firearm in another state. Is that permit valid in Florida?
19. How dark can I tint my car windows?
20. Can I put neon lights under my car, blue lights in my car’s dash, add designer covers over my tail lights, etc?
21. Where can I find out if a used article / vehicle I plan to buy has been reported stolen?

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1. Is the Public Works Department also the Building Department?
2. Where do I go to get a boat ramp sticker?
3. Is the Public Works Department responsible for water and sewer service?
4. Where do I obtain an application for employment?
5. What is the schedule for garbage, trash and recycling pickup?
6. What is difference between trash and vegetation and/or what materials can be recycled?
7. When a holiday falls on a sanitation pickup day, when will my collection take place?
8. Why was my dumpster not picked up?
9. What items can be placed in my garbage cans or dumpster?
10. Can Public Works pick up my construction debris?
11. There is a streetlight in front of my house. Who takes care of these lights?
12. Can someone repair my sidewalk or pothole?
13. A traffic sign is missing or knocked down or the signal is not working. Whom do I call?
14. I am interested in planting some trees in my swale area. How do I get permission to do so?
15. A sprinkler head is broken on public property who do I call to report it?
16. What days can I water for irrigation purposes?
17. Tree branches are growing into power lines. What should I do?

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1. Who is the mayor? May I speak to the mayor?
2. How do I become an advisory board member?
3. How do I get to look at or obtain copies of records?
4. How do I register to vote? Where do I vote?
5. When is the next Village municipal election?
6. How do I obtain an absentee ballot?