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1. What time does the parade start?
2. Where is the parade route located?
3. What streets will be closed the day of the parade?
4. Is there a map available of the parade route and street closures?
5. If I have a question on the day of the parade, where should I go?
6. What time should I arrive and where can I park?
7. Can I sign up to participate in the parade the day of?
8. Can I sign up to participate in the parade and where do participants go when they arrive?
9. Can I bring my pet?
10. Where are the restrooms?

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1. How do I get an animal license?
2. Who do I call about a barking dog?
3. How many animals are allowed in a home?
4. There is a dead animal in the street, how can it be removed?
5. Who should I call about a swarm of bees?
6. Who do I call about flies, rats and mosquitoes?

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1. How do I obtain a marriage, birth or death certificate, or divorce decree?
2. How do I obtain a marriage license?

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1. Does the City offer assistance to businesses?
2. How can I find out about upcoming business seminars and events in the City?

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1. Do I need a business license?
2. Can I obtain business ownership information?

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1. How can I learn to properly install my child's safety seat?
2. Is it okay to use a used child safety seat?
3. Is it appropriate to install a safety seat using both the LATCH system and safety belt?

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1. When and where does the City Council meet?
2. How can I speak in front of the City Council?
3. How can I find out what will be discussed at a City Council meeting?
4. How can I reach a member of the City Council?
5. Does the City Council have office hours?

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1. How do I file a claim against the City?

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1. How can I obtain crime information by neighborhood?
2. What types of crime prevention programs are available in Lake Forest?
3. Are there crime prevention programs for neighborhoods?
4. Are there crime prevention programs for businesses?
5. Who can answer my questions about drugs and gangs?
6. How do I obtain a copy of a crime, incident or traffic report?
7. How do I report a crime?

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1. How do I find out what development projects are currently going on in the City?

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1. How do I register to vote?
2. Where can I obtain election results?
3. How do I vote by mail?

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1. How can I find out about current Lake Forest job openings and how do I obtain an employment application?
2. Where can I find position descriptions, benefits information, and salary ranges?
3. What if I do not have access to a computer with internet service?
4. Must I set-up a "user account" to apply on-line?
5. How do I apply for a position?
6. How do I know if my application was received by the City of Lake Forest?
7. What is a final filing date?
8. What is a continuous recruitment?
9. Can I submit a resume?
10. What do I include on my application?
11. What is the selection process?
12. Can I review the status of my application?
13. If I apply for more than one position, do I need to submit a separate application?
14. How will I be notified regarding the status of the position for which I applied?
15. What if I have additional questions?

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1. How do I report graffiti?
2. How long does it take for graffiti to be covered once it is reported?

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1. Does the City have a First Time Home Buyer's Program?
2. Who can I contact for more information or an application for a housing rehabilitation loan?
3. What home improvement items are eligible for assistance?
4. Does the City have funds to assist with home repairs?
5. What is the maximum loan amount?
6. What home improvement items are eligible for assistance?

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1. Is sleeping in a garage permitted?

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1. Who do I contact if I notice a problem in a median or on a slope?

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1. How do I obtain a massage permit or license?

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1. Who is the Lake Forest City Manager and what is his role?
2. Who do I contact if I have technical issues with Ask Lake Forest?

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1. What are the City's requirements for noise control and how can I make a complaint about noise?
2. Is noise that emanates from construction work restricted to any particular hours of the day?
3. Who should I contact about barking dogs in my neighborhood?

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1. Will there be a delay in responding to my Ask Lake Forest request if I select the "Other" category?

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1. What is considered overcrowding in a residence?

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1. How do I contest a parking ticket?
2. My vehicle has been impounded. How do I get it back?
3. My vehicle has been towed. How do I find out where it is being stored?
4. What can I do about cars and trucks parked in front of my house?

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1. How can I report a flooded area or broken sprinklers at a park?
2. Who do I contact to report problems with play equipment at my local park or any other maintenance issues?
3. Which City parks have restrooms?
4. Can I arrange to host a bounce house in a Lake Forest park?
5. The activity I am planning at the park requires electricity. Is power available at the park?
6. Which parks have baseball fields?
7. Which City parks have barbecues and how many barbecue grills are there at each park?
8. How do I reserve a baseball or soccer field at a Lake Forest park?

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1. When can I come in and apply for a passport?
2. What documents do I need to bring with me to apply for a passport?
3. What is the fee for applying for a passport?
4. Does the City provide passport sized photos?

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1. I am buying a property or a business. Do I need any permits or approvals from the City?
2. Does the City require a permit for trimming or removal of eucalyptus trees?
3. What is an encroachment permit and who has to obtain one?
4. Where can I view previous building permits and plans for my home or business?

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1. What development standards (minimum property line setbacks, maximum lot coverage, maximum height, maximum development density, etc.) apply to my property?
2. How can I obtain copies of previous permits or plans that were approved for my house?
3. Can I park my motor home on my residential property?
4. How can I get information about where my property lines are?
5. Can I run a business out of my home?

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1. How do I dispose of large or bulky items, such as a water heater, sofa or appliance (multi-family units)?
2. What regulations apply to the storage and placement of trash cans?
3. Can I store a refrigerator or other household appliances outside?

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1. How do I obtain a marriage, birth or death certificate, or divorce decree?
2. How do I obtain a marriage license?

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1. How can I obtain information on the City’s budget and financial statements?
2. How do I get on the City's vendor or bid list?

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1. What is the California Public Records Act?
2. How do I make a public records request?

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1. Who do I call when I see abandoned shopping carts?

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1. What do I need to do if I want to move an existing sign or install a new sign for my business?
2. Do I need a permit to display a banner at my business for a grand opening or other special event or sale?
3. What kind of promotional opportunities are available for my business?
4. Can I display merchandise outside my business?

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1. What can I do about speeding vehicles on my street?

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1. Who do I contact when a street light is out?

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1. Who do I call to report a pothole or sidewalk issue?

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1. When and how often is my street swept? What is the rainy/windy day and holiday street sweeping schedule?
2. What is the rainy day and holiday street sweeping schedule?
3. The street sweeper did not clean the gutter in front of my house. Why?

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1. Does Cox Communications have an exclusive franchise to provide cable television services in Lake Forest?
2. What is the status of the AT&T U-verse project in Lake Forest?
3. Is Verizon FiOS available in Lake Forest?

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1. Who do I contact about concerns regarding traffic signals?

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1. What is the Holiday trash pick-up schedule?
2. Who do I call for a special trash pickup for large items?
3. Where can I take my used oil to be recycled?
4. Where can I obtain information on billing for residential and commercial trash service?

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1. Can I get more information about the Expand the Forest program?
2. Do I need a permit to cut down or trim a tree on my own property?
3. How do I get my parkway tree trimmed?

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1. How do I contact the Gas Company?
2. How do I contact Southern California Edison?
3. Who do I contact about local telephone service?
4. Who do I contact for cable, telephone, and internet services?

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1. Who do I contact about my water and sewer service?
2. Who should I call for questions about water quality and pollution prevention?
3. What should I do to report suspected pollutions, spills, dumping, or illegal discharges into the storm drain system?

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1. Who should I call if I have a comment regarding the website or to report website problems?
2. Our company offers utility services. Could you add our company information under the Public Utilities page of the website?
3. How do I request an event to be placed on the City’s calendar on the website?
4. How can I get to the City’s official Facebook and Twitter sites through the website?

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1. If someone leaves an abandoned vehicle on my property, how do I have it removed?
2. Can I park my non-operational car on the street or driveway?
3. What can I do about cars and trucks parked in front of my house?

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1. What is the zoning designation for my property?
2. How do I determine what uses are allowed on my property?
3. What are the City's on-site parking requirements for residential and non-residential (e.g., commercial, industrial, religious assembly) uses?