Show All Answers

1. How can I pay my water bill?
2. How do I apply for a job?

Show All Answers

1. When are City Council meetings held?
2. How can I find out what is on the agenda for a particular City Council meeting?
3. If I go to a City Council meeting how do I address the council?
4. How do I get a copy of the City Council meeting minutes?
5. How do I submit a Public Records Request?
6. Is there a fee for city records?
7. Where can I find a current salary chart for City Council Members, Elected Officials and employee’s of the City of South Gate?
8. Where can I find a list of phone numbers for different departments in city?
9. How can I apply to be on a City Commission?
10. Who accepts claims against the City of South Gate?
11. Where do I get a dog license?
12. What are the addresses and phone numbers of the libraries in South Gate?
13. What are the days and hours of operation for the City Museum?
14. Are birth certificates, marriage certificates, death certificates, and other vital records available through the City Clerk’s Office?

Show All Answers

1. What if I am not sure that what I see is a violation?
2. What happens once I call in my complaint?
3. Do I have to give you my name and address?
4. How can I file a complaint in the evenings or on weekends?
5. I have a garage that I don't use for parking, can I use for a playroom or bedroom?
6. I want to build a bathroom inside my garage so that my children can use it instead of coming in the house all the time. Do I need a permit?
7. I want to build a small room to store gardening tools and my trash cans. Do I need a permit?
8. What does not require a building permit?
9. What are some of the common items that require a permit?
10. Where can I get more information on specific Code Requirements?
11. Where can I report Graffiti to be removed?
12. Can I schedule a large item pick-up?

Show All Answers

1. When are elections held in South Gate?
2. How do I register to vote?
3. How do I find my polling place during an election?
4. What is the deadline to register to vote?
5. What is a provisional ballot?
6. What if I want to work at the polls? How do I apply?
7. Where can I see a precinct map for the City of South Gate?

Show All Answers

1. What is fair housing?
2. What is housing discrimination?
3. What guarantees my right to fair housing?
4. What should I do if I have a complaint?

Show All Answers

1. Do I need a permit for a chain link or wrought iron fence?
2. Do I need a permit for a solid block wall or a combination of block wall with wrought iron?
3. What do I need to submit to get a permit for a block wall?

Show All Answers

1. I want to have a garage sale but cannot come to City Hall during business hours to obtain the permit. Can someone get the license for me?

Show All Answers

1. Where can I get route maps?
2. Does the GATE operate during holidays?
3. Are there any other special discounts?

Show All Answers

1. Is the South Gate Housing Authority currently accepting applications?
2. Does the City of South Gate have rent control?
3. Who do I contact if I am an owner and I am having issues with my tenant?
4. Who do I contact if I am a tenant and I am having issues with my landlord?
5. Do you know of any other Housing Authorities that are currently accepting applications?
6. Does the South Gate Housing Authority screen the family for suitable as renters?
7. Can I use my own lease agreement?
8. What are the conditions for unit approval?
9. What is the purpose of rent reasonableness?
10. How much of a security deposit can a property owner collect?
11. How often will my rental unit be inspected?
12. When can a property owner raise the rent?
13. What if the property is sold?
14. What document between the owner and the Housing Authority is required?
15. What is contract rent?
16. Does the City of South Gate have a first-time homebuyers program?
17. Does the City of South Gate provide foreclosure prevention program?

Show All Answers

1. What is a TAP card and why do I need one?
2. How do I purchase my monthly bus fare through the City of South Gate?
3. How do I obtain a South Gate METRO Card?
4. When can I purchase a monthly fare?
5. My tap card is not working. What can I do?
6. Do I have to be present to purchase my bus pass?
7. Will the fare price change when I begin using a TAP card?
8. Can I buy more than 1 month?

Show All Answers

1. What is Neighborhood Watch?
2. Does Neighborhood Watch work?
3. What are the benefits of a Neighborhood Watch program?
4. Who can be a part of Neighborhood Watch?
5. Can minors participate in Neighborhood Watch?
6. How do you start a Neighborhood Watch group?
7. How big does our Neighborhood Watch group have to be?
8. Does everyone in the Neighborhood Watch group have to live on the same street?
9. How much time is involved in being part of a Neighborhood Watch group?
10. How long do Neighborhood Watch meetings last?
11. What happens at the Neighborhood Watch meetings?
12. What topics can the meetings be about?
13. What are the qualifications to be a Block Captain?
14. What are the responsibilities of a Block Captain?
15. How do Neighborhood Watch groups communicate?

Show All Answers

1. What do I need to present in order to register?
2. What days can I register?
3. I just registered for the Phone-A-Ride program. When will I receive my card?
4. I am renewing my Phone-A-Ride service. Will I be receiving a new Phone-A-Ride card?
5. What can I do if my card is lost or stolen?

Show All Answers

1. What time does the pool open?
2. Do I have to wear a swim suit?
3. When is swim lesson registration?
4. Is the pool open when it’s cold?
5. Can I enter the water with both of my small children?