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1. What is a business license?
2. Who is required to have a license?
3. Why must I pay a tax to do business in the City?
4. How long is the license valid?
5. What if I close or sell the business?
6. I conduct business in several cities... Can I get just one license to do business in ALL of them?
7. Will the City notify me when it is time to renew my license?
8. What happens if I pay late?
9. What if I want to move the business?
10. Do I need a D.B.A. or Fictitious Business Name?
11. Must I apply in person or can I do it by mail?
12. Are there any restrictions on where I do business?
13. What about commercial business locations?
14. Do I need a license if I work out of my home?
15. Do State Licensed Contractors need a Business License too?
16. When do I need a Seller’s Permit?
17. Do Non-Profit Organizations need a business license?
18. I am paid on a “1099” basis with my employer (not as an employee)...Do I need a business license?
19. What about selling food?
20. I have this neat idea for a great sign!
21. Should I post the Business License?
22. I want to distribute handbills at homes to advertise my business.
23. I want to solicit a product and/or a service door-to-door. Do I need a permit?
24. Once I get the business license it means everything is OK - I don’t need anything else – right?
25. What else do I need to do?
26. How much does a business license cost?

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1. What happens after successful completion of the CERT Basic Training?
2. What is provided to those who complete the course?
3. How do I sign up for training?
4. How can I request more information?

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1. How much does La Verne need to save?
2. What do I do when I see water being wasted or a regulation being violated?
3. Do you offer any rebates or programs to help cover the cost of appliances, irrigation equipment, or anything else to help homeowners reduce water consumption?
4. How often should I water my grass/landscaping?
5. What is "runoff" and why is it prohibited?
6. Does the City offer financial assistance to fund repairs of broken pipes, toilets, sprinklers or anything else that might waste water?

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1. What is an entertainment permit?
2. Why is an entertainment permit required? Do I need an entertainment permit?
3. Are there any exceptions?
4. Where does the Entertainment Permit apply? Are there areas where it is not permitted/ required?
5. Does the Entertainment Permit expire? Can it be renewed? How long is an Entertainment Permit good for?
6. How much does it cost?

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1. What should we do if we are instructed to “shelter-in-place”?
2. Why do you sometimes wait for a helicopter instead of just getting an injured person to the closest hospital as soon as possible?
3. Why do you send a fire engine to a medical call in addition to the paramedics?
4. Why are there are so many firefighters at medical emergencies and at fire safety inspections?
5. Where should smoke detectors be placed in my home?
6. Where should fire extinguishers be placed in my home?
7. Where can I take EMT classes?
8. Where can I get my blood pressure taken?
9. When are fire extinguishers placed in a commercial building?
10. When will you be hiring next?
11. When responding to a call in the middle of the night, do the firefighters have to sound the fire engine sirens even though traffic is probably light?
12. When I call 911 for a medical emergency, why does the fire department show up?
13. What is the work schedule for firefighters?
14. What is an “ABC” fire extinguisher and what do the numbers 2A 10BC mean?
15. What can you do about weeds?
16. What are some things people don’t realize when they decide not to evacuate before a threatening brush fire?
17. How often should a fire extinguisher be serviced?
18. How many calls do you have per day?
19. How do I get a copy of a fire or medical patient report?
20. How can I get my business’ fire extinguisher serviced?
21. How can I become a career firefighter?
22. Firefighters wear a lot of gear; is it fireproof and how much does it weigh?
23. Does the La Verne Fire Department have a Ride-Along Program?
24. Does the Fire Department offer CPR classes?
25. Do you service fire extinguishers?
26. Do you rescue cats from trees?
27. Do you accept interest cards?
28. Do firefighters pay for their food when you see them in stores and restaurants or does the City pay for their meals?
29. Are some types of landscaping more dangerous than others?
30. Are fireworks legal to use in the City?
31. Are all firefighters good cooks?

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1. What is the Fire Department Service Deployment Review (Review)?
2. What role did LA County Fire Department have in reviewing or evaluating fire services in La Verne?
3. What is the benefit of switching to LA County Fire service delivery model?
4. What is the benefit of keeping the LVFD service delivery model?
5. What are the internal challenges and issues faced by LVFD that need to be addressed?
6. Is the current LVFD understaffed to serve our community?
7. Will the level of fire and emergency services and response times change with any of LA County Fire or LVFD options provided in the Review?
8. What is the cost difference between LA County Fire and LVFD services?
9. Which service deployment option do our La Verne firefighters want?
10. What is the difference between the La Verne Fire Department and the La Verne Firefighters’ Association?

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1. What do I do if online incident reporting is not right for me?
2. What if this happened in another city can I file a report using this online police citizen reporting system?
3. What if this happened on a state Freeway?
4. What is a known suspect?

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1. What is the Inmate Worker Program?
2. How can I serve my time?
3. What does it cost?
4. Will I be housed with other prisoners?
5. Can I bring prescription medications?
6. What property may I bring with me?
7. What do I need the first day?
8. May I have visitors?
9. Where are we located?
10. Is parking available?
11. What is "Good Time / Work Time"?
12. How can I serve my time at the La Verne Jail?
13. How do I apply?