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1. What are permits and why do I need one?
2. How much is a permit?
3. When don’t I need a permit?
4. What happens if I build without a permit?
5. Can I draw up my own plans?
6. Who can obtain a permit?
7. What do I do when the job is complete?
8. How do I determine the value of the job?
9. How long does the City keep my house plans?
10. Can I pull a permit as an owner/builder?
11. Does my contractor need to be licensed, insured, and registered with the City to pull a permit, and if so, what does he need?
12. How can I verify if a contractor is licensed?
13. Can you fax applications or have my permit faxed?
14. What method of payments do you accept?
15. Do I need to be home on the day that my inspection has been scheduled for?
16. How much time do I have to complete my permit?
17. Do I need a permit to replace an existing fence?
18. What do I need to apply for a fence permit?
19. Do I need a permit to replace windows, doors, garage doors, front doors, etc.?
20. What do I need to apply for a window/door permit?
21. Do I need to pull a permit to replace or add to my driveway?
22. What do I need to apply for a driveway permit?
23. Do I need a permit to install a pool and pool deck?
24. What do I need to apply for a pool and pool deck permit?
25. What do I need to apply for a re-deck/dock permit?
26. Do I need a permit for a generator?
27. What do I need to apply for a generator permit?
28. Do I need a permit to install a shed?
29. What do I need to apply for a shed permit?
30. Now that I have a building permit, what do I need to do?
31. How do I get an inspection?
32. What do I need to submit for a City New Residence/Addition building permit?
33. When do I need a building permit?
34. What do I need to apply for a permit to enclose a patio, balcony, Florida room, or screen room?
35. Do you need a City permit to install a Chickee/Tiki Hut constructed by members of the Seminole or Miccosukee tribes?
36. Is it true that members of the Seminole or Miccosukee tribes are exempt from obtaining a City permit and can construct a Chickee/Tiki hut anywhere on my property.

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1. Who are the City’s Elected Officials and how can I contact them?
2. When are City Commission meetings held? Can anyone attend?
3. Can I address the City Commission at any of these meetings?
4. What is the best way to get in touch with the Commission?
5. How do I find out what is scheduled to be discussed at a Commission meeting?
6. Where do I vote or register to vote?
7. How do I purchase a map of the City?
8. How do I receive information on current and past bids, Requests for Proposals (RFPs) or Requests for Qualifications (RFQs)?

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1. How do I file a Code Enforcement complaint?
2. How do I make a Code Enforcement Complaint before or after regular business hours and on the weekend?
3. Where can I find a copy of the City of Lighthouse Point Code of Ordinances?

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1. When should I call 911?
2. What are the questions that will be asked when reporting a fire?
3. What are the questions that will be asked when reporting a medical emergency?
4. What questions will be asked when reporting a vehicle accident?
5. Does it cost me anything when I call 911 and Fire/Rescue helps me?
6. Why does the fire engine go to medical calls?
7. Why does the fire engine go to auto accidents?
8. How do I get at copy of the fire or EMS report?
9. What does it mean when my smoke detector chirps every 30 to 45 seconds?
10. Where can I learn first aid or CPR?
11. Is it possible to tour the fire station?
12. What is the fire insurance rating in Lighthouse Point?
13. Can I burn my trash or yard waste in Lighthouse Point?
14. How can I make sure that my car seat is properly installed?
15. Where can I get my fire extinguisher refilled?
16. Why is it important to display my house address properly at my residence?
17. Can I get my blood pressure taken at the fire station?
18. What is the designated hurricane or evacuation shelter for Lighthouse Point?
19. Where can I get assistance since I am disabled and have no way to evacuate my residence in the event of a hurricane or other disaster?
20. What regulations are there for grills at Multi-Family Properties (i.e. Townhouses, Villas, and Apartments)?

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1. When does a Local Business Tax License expire?
2. How do I renew my Local Business Tax License?
3. Are there penalties for failure to pay the Local Business Tax License?
4. How do I transfer my Local Business Tax License to a new location and/or owner?
5. Do I also need a Business Tax License from Broward County?

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1. How do I apply for a position with the Police Department?
2. Should I install a burglar alarm in my home?
3. What can I do about speeding vehicles on my street?
4. How do I pay or contest a traffic citation?
5. How do I pay or contest a parking citation?
6. How can I pick up my vehicle if it has been towed?
7. How do I get my property back from the Department?
8. What should I do about a noise complaint?
9. Should I call 911 or the non-emergency number when I need the Police?
10. How do I send a ‘thank you’ to a Lighthouse Point member?
11. How can I get my fingerprints done?
12. How do I file a complaint or concern about a Department member?
13. How do I get a copy of a police report?

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1. Is the testing at the Broward Institute of Public Safety required?
2. I am an out of state Police Officer, does Florida accept my certification?
3. What is the process to be hired?
4. How long is the FTO program?

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1. What information do we collect?
2. What do we use your information for?
3. How do we protect your information?
4. Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

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1. Who takes care of the broken/cracked sidewalks?
2. Trees need to be trimmed or cut, who does this?
3. Who is responsible for the mowing of right-of-ways or ponds?
4. How do I get our street on the repaving list?
5. Who fixes the potholes and sweeps the streets?
6. Who do I call for streetlights that are out?
7. When is garbage and recycling picked up?
8. How is yard trash picked up?
9. Where do I call for large volume trash pick up or special items?
10. My trash wasn’t picked up, who do I call?
11. When do you spray for mosquitoes?