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1. When don't I need a permit?
2. Where on my property can I build a fence?
3. Where can I put a pool?
4. Which building codes has the City of Valparaiso adopted?

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1. Do I need to register my property every year?
2. I own rental property in Valparaiso but live out of state. Am I required to appoint a local agent?
3. Will the units be inspected regularly?
4. If a complaint has been made and my unit is inspected, is there a fee?
5. Will tenant information be collected by the city?
6. How can I make a complaint?
7. How do I fill my swimming pool?
8. Are you ready to leave this site?

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1. How can I obtain a copy of the property maintenance ordinance?
2. The house next door is abandoned and the grass is over grown. Can anything be done to clean up the property?
3. Can my neighbor park his vehicle on the front lawn?
4. I phoned in a complaint weeks ago. Why has nothing been done to the property?
5. I live in a subdivision with a homeowners association. Can the city enforce the association's covenants and restrictions?
6. Do political campaign signs require a permit?
7. Can I have garage, porch, or yard sales in the city? Is a permit required?
8. I live in an area where new construction is taking place. Is there a time when construction is allowed to begin?

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1. I’m building a new house, how much will my sewer permit be?
2. I’ve got a parcel of land that I’m looking at developing. Is sanitary sewer available for my site?
3. Where can I get a current Valparaiso street or zoning map?

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1. Is a scheduled appointment needed for a car seat inspection?
2. Who should I contact if I have questions regarding an ambulance bill?
3. Can I schedule a tour of the fire station?

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1. Is an employment application required to apply?
2. Where do I submit my application / resume?
3. Do I need to submit an application for each job for which I apply?

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1. Does the City of Valparaiso only use union contractors?

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1. Which holidays will affect my pickup day?
2. The tree in my parkway appears to be dead. Who will remove it?
3. My sidewalk needs to be replaced. Who is responsible for this?
4. How do I get a recycling container?
5. Water is pooling in the street by my house. Can anything be done?
6. How often does the city sweep the streets?
7. Can I place a Dumpster in the street?
8. All of my trash won't fit in the container. What do I do?
9. I believe a traffic intersection is unsafe. Will Public Works put up more signs?
10. The street light by my house won't come on. Who should I contact?
11. Do I have to move my car off the street when it snows?
12. Who picks up road kill?
13. What do I do with grass clippings?
14. Why haven’t you picked up my trash/recycling yet?
15. The snowplow damaged my lawn. Who is responsible?
16. What are the rules for leaf pickup?
17. What should I do with Hazardous Waste?
18. Do I live in the City service area for trash & recycle pickup?
19. Is there a fee for extra trash? How am I billed?

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1. How much does it cost to ride the V-Line?
2. Can I bring bags on a V-Line bus?
3. What is a deviation?
4. How much does it cost to ride the ChicaGo DASH
5. Where does the DASH pick up and drop off?
6. The DASH parking is full, where can I park?
7. Who operates the DASH and V-Line?
8. Can I bring my pet on the bus?
9. Can I bring my bike on the bus?
10. Is my seat reserved?
11. Can I be dropped off at another location along a route?
12. Can I hire a bus as a charter?
13. Is alcohol allowed on the bus?