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1. Who should I call if my pet is lost?

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1. How and why were Landscape Assessment District Nos. 39 and 41 formed?
2. How are assessments collected?
3. Why are assessments not considered taxes?
4. What type of maintenance work is funded by the assessments?
5. How do I know that my assessment is only being used for maintenance within my district and not for any other purpose?
6. Why are property owners in District Nos. 39 and 41 being asked to vote?
7. How much is the proposed assessment increase and how will it be determined?
8. Why have assessments not been increased over the years to keep up with rising costs?
9. Why don’t my property taxes pay for this work?
10. There are other landscaped areas within the city where property owners do not pay an assessment. Why is that?
11. Why is it that some properties belong to both a Homeowner’s Association and an assessment district?
12. Who gets to vote in this ballot proceeding and how will votes be tabulated?
13. When will the ballots be mailed?
14. What happens if this assessment increase is not approved?
15. Can this assessment be increased in future years?
16. Are there exemptions or discounts for seniors or low income?

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1. What are landscape assessment districts?
2. Where is District 41 located?
3. Why are property owners being asked to vote?
4. Why haven’t our assessments been increased over the years to keep up with rising costs?
5. What work does the City perform in our neighborhood?
6. How much is the new assessment?
7. How was the new assessment determined?
8. If this assessment is approved, could it be increased in future years?
9. How do we know that the assessment funds will be spent properly?
10. What happens if this assessment increase is not approved?
11. Who gets to vote on this measure and how are votes tabulated?
12. How do I complete my ballot?
13. How can I return my ballot?
14. How will ballots be tabulated?
15. How can I replace a lost or damaged ballot?
16. What if ballot information is incorrect?
17. May I withdraw my ballot after it is submitted?
18. May I change my vote after my ballot has been submitted?
19. Why in some cases are there fees for both a Homeowners Association and the assessment districts?
20. Why don’t my property taxes pay for this work?
21. There are other areas in the City with nice landscaping and property owners don’t pay an assessment to the City. Why is that?
22. Are there exemptions or discounts for seniors or low income?

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1. What does dissolution mean?
2. Why is dissolution being considered?
3. Which LAD is my property located?
4. What will happen when the LADs are dissolved?
5. Suggestions for property owners
6. After dissolution, what changes am I allowed to make to my property?
7. After dissolution of the district, can I remove trees located on my property?
8. Will the City trim private property trees within the district prior to the July 1 dissolution?
9. Will fire brush clearance be completed prior to the July 1 dissolution?
10. Who will be responsible to maintain the mini parks and trails in District 39?
11. Will the irrigation equipment installed on my property be removed?
12. Who will be responsible to maintain trees in the medians?
13. When will the City stop maintaining the landscaped areas located on private property within the Districts?
14. Will the City let us know who owns adjacent properties or slopes near my home?
15. After dissolution, how do I report a home or slope in need of maintenance?
16. Will the dissolution increase my HOA fees or property taxes?
17. What landscape maintenance will be taken care of prior to dissolution, will new vegetation be planted on my slope?
18. How much does the City pay for the annual landscape maintenance?

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1. What are business license requirements?
2. Do I need a business license and how do I obtain one?
3. What are the fees?
4. How long does it take to process?
5. Do I need additional permits or approvals?
6. Where do I file a Fictitious Business Statement?
7. Do I need a new license if my business changes its location, ownership, or name?
8. When do I need to renew my license?
9. Who do I call for business closure notification?

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1. Are grants issued on first-come, first-served basis?
2. How does the lottery process work?
3. How will I know if my application was selected in the lottery?
4. Will the grant be issued all at once or on a reimbursement basis?
5. What can I spend grant funds on?
6. Do I have to repay the grant?
7. Why are home-based businesses not eligible to apply?
8. Do I need to pay taxes on the grant?
9. Is there a maximum number of employees I can have to qualify for this grant?
10. Grant eligibility requires at least one of my employees hold a low-or moderate income job. What does this mean?
11. Who do I contact if I have questions?

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1. When do City elections occur?
2. How do I request City records and/or documents?

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1. What are business license requirements?
2. Garage and yard sales...what are the rules?
3. When and why do I need a building permit?
4. What are the rules for storage on my property?
5. How long may holiday lights be displayed?
6. Is there a regulation against storing inoperative motor vehicles?

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1. When do Council Meetings Air on DBtv?

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1. How do I apply for a City job?

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1. How do I get a copy of my property tax bill?

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1. What is a Housing Element?
2. What is Housing Element “certification” and why is it important?
3. What are the most important issues that must be addressed in the Housing Element?
4. What is “affordable” housing?
5. What is the “RHNA” why is it important?
6. Is the RHNA a construction mandate?
7. What must cities do to comply with the RHNA?
8. Why are cities in high-cost areas expected to have affordable housing? Low-cost housing is not economically feasible here due to high land prices.
9. There is very little vacant land suitable for housing development left in Diamond Bar. Why is the RHNA allocation so high?

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1. How do I sell a product or service to the Information Systems Department?

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1. Garage and yard sales...what are the rules?
2. How long may holiday lights be displayed?
3. Is there a regulation against storing inoperative motor vehicles?
4. What are the rules for storage on my property?
5. When and why do I need a building permit?
6. Who is responsible for picking up stray shopping carts?
7. Is there a regulation against storing inoperative motor vehicles?
8. How do I report a run-down property?

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1. What time do parks open and close?

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1. What is the capacity of the Diamond Bar Center?
2. How far in advance can I reserve a room?
3. How do I make a reservation?
4. Can I serve alcohol at my event?
5. What is an ABC permit and do I need one?
6. Can I use candles in my decorations?
7. Do I need insurance for my event?
8. Does the Diamond Bar Center require security?

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1. How do I register for recreation classes and activities?
2. What time do the tennis court lights come on?

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1. What type of measure is being considered?
2. Why have local revenue trends slowed?
3. How much would the measure generate?
4. How would the funding be used?
5. Can the State or County divert the funds from Diamond Bar?
6. If Diamond Bar voters were to not approve a City sales tax measure, could the sales tax rate in Diamond Bar increase anyway?
7. Would there be accountability/transparency protections in place for this measure?
8. Have other local Cities adopted a sales tax increase?
9. What has the City done to proactively manage costs?

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1. Are fireworks allowed?

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1. Where can I store my trash containers?
2. How do I request tree trimming service?
3. How do I report a water leak?

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1. What is Report for Reward?
2. When was Report for Reward established?
3. Where can I find information about the ordinance related to this reward program?
4. Can anybody participate in the Report for Reward Program?
5. What type of activity should I be on the lookout for, and how will I know when to call the Sheriff’s station?
6. What happens after I call the Sheriff’s Station with my Report for Reward tip?
7. Who makes up the reward committee?
8. How does the reward committee reach its decision to issue a reward?
9. How does the committee determine the amount of the reward it will issue?
10. What else can I do to safeguard my neighborhood against burglaries?
11. Is a phone call the only way to submit a Report for Reward tip?
12. May I report burglary incidents that occur in another city?

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1. Are fireworks allowed ?
2. Garage and yard sales...what are the rules?
3. How do I apply for a City job?
4. How do I report a run-down property?
5. How long may holiday lights be displayed?
6. Is there a regulation against storing inoperative motor vehicles?
7. What are business license requirements?
8. When and why do I need a building permit?
9. Where can I store my trash containers?