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1. Where do I go to get a building Permit?
2. How much does a building permit cost and when do I pay those fees?
3. When is a building permit necessary?
4. Which building permits require plan review?

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1. Is my house in the city limits of Apopka?
2. What are the hours of operation for the Building Division?
3. Is there a charge for submitting revisions to my plans?
4. As a contractor, what information is required when I register with the city of Apopka?
5. Is it permitted for an owner to bring in plans for a tenant build-out?
6. Do I need a site plan or survey for residential or commercial plan review?
7. When do plans for building permits have to be signed and sealed by a Florida registered architect or engineer?

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1. Can I pull a permit as an owner-builder?
2. If I am a general contractor, do I pull permits for all of the subcontractors?
3. What is the normal turn-around time for obtaining a permit?
4. What are the permit requirements?
5. Do I need a permit to paint my house?
6. Do I need a permit to install windows?
7. Do I need a permit to install a shed on my property?
8. Can I apply for a permit online?

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1. Do I need a Notice of Commencement?
2. Where can I get my Notice of Commencement Application?
3. Where do I file my Notice of Commencement to have it recorded?
4. Can I file my city of Apopka Building Permit without a Notice of Commencement?

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1. Who needs a Business Tax Receipt?
2. How do I know if I live in the incorporated city limits of Apopka?
3. Do I need any other Business Tax Receipts?
4. Can my Business Tax be issued to a P.O. Box?
5. What if I have multiple locations?
6. When does my Business Tax Receipt expire?
7. When do I have to register a “Fictitious Name”?
8. How do I obtain a Sales Tax Number and or a FEIN?
9. How much does a Business Tax Receipt cost?
10. What do I need if my business is regulated by a state agency?

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1. How do I dispose of my Christmas tree?

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1. What is the phone number for non-emergency police matters?
2. Where is the Apopka Police Department located?
3. Can I give anonymous information about a crime or suspected crimes I am aware of?
4. Does the Apopka Police Department do fingerprinting?
5. How can I keep someone from coming back on my property who does not belong there?
6. How do I report suspicious activity in my neighborhood?
7. Who is required to wear a bicycle helmet?
8. Can I report drunk drivers to 911 on my cell phone?
9. My friend or relative is late returning home. How can I find out if they were in an accident?
10. Will the Apopka Police Department tow an abandoned car?
11. What can I do about speeders in my neighborhood?
12. Can an officer open my car if I lock my keys inside?
13. How can I evict someone from my property?
14. I have left my spouse/significant other, but need to get my personal belongings. Can the Apopka Police Department help?
15. What can I do about stray animals?
16. How do I find information about an inmate in jail?
17. How do I get a copy of a police report?
18. How do I make a police report?
19. What should I do if I think there is a warrant out for my arrest?
20. What is a public record?
21. When will my report be ready?
22. Why can't I get a copy of a juvenile's records?
23. Why is some of the information "blacked out" on my report?
24. How do I find out where my vehicle has been towed?
25. How do I find out about getting my property returned?
26. How can I locate information about crimes in a certain area?
27. Why do I need to show identification to obtain a copy of an accident report?
28. How do I check someone's background?
29. When should I use 911?
30. An officer issued me a traffic citation (ticket); how can I protest it?

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1. What can I do with bulky items too large for regular household trash pickup?
2. Will my garbage and recycling be picked up on Holidays?
3. Will you take old paint cans with my trash?
4. How can I get rid of old oil from my car?
5. How do I calculate the size of a pile in cubic yards?

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1. What can I do with bulky items too large for regular household trash pickup?
2. Will my garbage and recycling be picked up on Holidays?
3. Will you take old paint cans with my trash?
4. How can I get rid of old oil from my car?
5. How do I calculate the size of a pile in cubic yards?
6. How do I dispose of my Christmas tree?
7. When should I place my garbage container at the curb?
8. How do I get rid of my moving boxes?
9. How do I get rid of my yard trash?
10. What is this tag attached to my container?
11. How do I dispose of my old appliances and electronics?

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1. Who do I call for streetlights that are out?
2. How can I register my group or organization to participate in the Adopt-A-Road Program?
3. Whom do I request a traffic or street sign from?
4. When is my street swept?

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1. Why does the city elect to use traffic enforcement cameras?
2. I was sent a Notice of Violation, why did I get this?
3. The Notice of Violation was sent from Tempe, AZ. Did this come from the Apopka Police Department?
4. The still photos on the Notice of Violation show me stopped at the line, why did I get the ticket?
5. I was issued a red light ticket, but I was not driving the car at the time of the violation, what should I do?
6. I was issued a red light ticket, but I was simply making a right turn on red. Why did this happen?
7. Is the Notice of Violation placed on my driving record, which could affect my insurance rates?
8. How would a case become a Uniform Traffic Ticket?
9. I received a Notice of Violation for an offense date July 1, 2013 or after; what are my choices of how to handle the notice?
10. How do I contest the charges?
11. How do I assert an Allowable Defense?
12. Do I need a lawyer to represent me in front of the local hearing officer?

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1. How do I pay for the violation?
2. What additional costs will be assessed if I ask for a hearing before a local hearing officer?
3. What if I elect to have a hearing but need to change the date or I changed my mind and want to pay?

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1. Where do I call for water and sewer service during business hours?
2. Where do I call for emergency water and sewer service after regular business hours?
3. Who provides me with sanitation/garbage/rubbish removal?
4. Do I need to come to the Utility Billing office to start new service?
5. How often will I receive a utility bill?
6. How can I make a payment for my services?
7. What is your mailing address to mail a utility payment?
8. Who do I contact to stop/disconnect my utility service?
9. Who should I contact to request my meter rechecked for possible leaks?
10. How may I make an address change for my utility service?
11. Are there any water restrictions?
12. What are the city of Apopka's service fees?
13. The statement shows to use your account and PIN to access my account on-line, but I do not show a PIN on my statement. Can I still access my account on the online Utility Billing Portal?

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1. What is a backflow prevention device, and who would need it?
2. What do I do about a sewer backing up?
3. How I report potholes and other street repair issues?
4. How hard is my water?
5. I have a water break or leak who should I call?
6. Why does my water smell like rotten eggs?
7. Why does the City have a storm water charge?
8. My meter box is overgrown — who is responsible to clean it up?
9. The storm drain on our street is clogged. Who do I call for repairs?
10. How often should I have my grease trap pumped?
11. Why use reclaimed water?
12. Is fluoride added to my water?
13. Do I need to buy bottled water or can I drink from tap?
14. What is reclaimed water?
15. Where does my water come from?