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1. What is an ASBS?
2. Can I irrigate my landscaping?
3. Is car washing or watering outdoor plants prohibited?
4. What can I do to prevent runoff and protect the ASBS?
5. What is an Ocean Friendly Garden?
6. What is the City doing to protect ASBS #24?
7. How is the ASBS regulated?

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1. Can I smoke cigarettes on Malibu beaches?
2. Where can I have a barbecue or fire?
3. Which beaches allow alcohol?
4. Where can I have a wedding on the beach?
5. May I take my dog to the beach?
6. Is it hard to find a place to park?
7. I've seen people at parties drinking - how do I get a permit for that?
8. Where is the nude beach I've heard about?
9. I received a citation for drinking on the beach. Where can I read the law?

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1. Who can obtain permits?
2. What does it mean to pull a permit as an "Owner / Builder?"
3. When do issued permits expire?
4. Are combination permits available from the City of Malibu?
5. Are permits needed for tile work or painting?
6. Where is the Los Angeles County Fire Department?
7. What are the seismic loads, wind, rain, and other design factors specific to the City of Malibu?

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1. Why is the City making property owners connect to the sewer project?
2. What is the scientific basis for implementing this project? How do we know it will work to clean up Malibu Creek and Lagoon?
3. Why is the Winter Canyon property the preferred site for the treatment plant? Why were other sites rejected?
4. How is it safe to locate a treatment plant across the street from a school and dense multifamily development? What other examples are there of treatment plants being sited in this type of location?
5. Was any consideration given to the effects the new treatment plant will have on property values for residents across the street?
6. What are the water quality standards that will be met for treated wastewater that is used for recycling and for dispersal into the lower aquifer that flows to the ocean?
7. Are there airborne pathogens or odors that will leave the treatment plant site and affect the schools / residences across the street?
8. Are there violations in effect for the two other treatment plants- the County-operated plant serving the condominiums and the former plant on the new CCWTF site?
9. Will any parking spaces lost to the injection well installation on Malibu Road be replaced?
10. Does the Phase 1 project include storage for delivery of recycled water to properties for irrigation?
11. Will Phase 2 and 3 property owners have to pay for a 10 million-gallon recycled water storage tank?
12. Will Phase 2 and 3 property owners be paying for infrastructure, including recycled water storage, required for Phase 1?
13. Will Serra Canyon households be charged for use of recycled water? If Serra Canyon does not vote to hook up in Phase 2, will there be any change to the recycled water dispersal plans or constraints fo
14. How far do the Phase 1 collection and distribution systems extend?
15. Serra property owners commissioned a study that shows no impact on Malibu Creek and Malibu Lagoon from these properties. Why is the City requiring them to be in the prohibition zone?
16. What infrastructure will be in the floodplain and how protected is this infrastructure?
17. What happens if there is a major earthquake?
18. What will prevent sewage or treatment chemicals from spilling into the wetlands on the treatment plant site, or flowing under Pacific Coast Hwy, if there is a power outage or a major backup?
19. What about homes that sit below the level of the street, such as in the Malibu Knolls area?

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1. What is the process once a complaint is submitted?
2. How do I submit a septic system complaint?
3. Are building permits always required?
4. What are the construction hours allowed in the City of Malibu?
5. What are the beach ordinances in Malibu?
6. What are the rules regarding habitable trailers on a property?
7. What are the laws related to abandoned and non-operative vehicles?
8. What can the City do about animal noise complaints?

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1. What are the outdoor watering restrictions?
2. Can I wash my car?
3. What about mobile car washes?
4. Are there any other water conservation rules?
5. How do I report someone who is wasting water?
6. How can I save water indoors or outdoors?
7. Do you have any suggestions for drought tolerant and native plants?
8. Are there other water conservation rebates available?

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1. How do I become a registered voter in Malibu?
2. What are the eligibility requirements to run for Malibu City Council?
3. Is there a filing fee involved for my candidacy?
4. Who can sign my nomination paper?
5. Is there a fee for my candidate's statement?
6. What is the City Clerk's Office schedule? Is your office open during lunchtime?
7. What if some of the signatures I obtain on my nomination paper are not registered voters or do not live within the City limits?
8. Who is responsible for conducting Malibu General Municipal Elections?
9. Where can I obtain information on elections?
10. What happens if I change my mind about running for office after filing the nomination paper?
11. May I change or correct the wording or spelling on my candidate's statement after submission?
12. If I submit a voluntary candidate's statement and I change my mind, may I withdraw the statement?
13. Can someone deliver my nomination paper to the City Clerk for me?
14. How often does the City Council meet?
15. Is the City Council position paid?

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1. How do I find a record of my onsite wastewater treatment system (septic system)?
2. How do I report an illicit discharge?
3. Who do I contact to inspect my septic system?
4. What is a septic system?
5. What are the types of onsite wastewater treatment systems (septic systems)?
6. When is an upgrade to my onsite wastewater treatment systems (OWTS or septic system) required?
7. What is an Operating permit?
8. Who can I contact in the City of Malibu regarding an Operating Permit and or an Operating Permit notice I received?
9. Where do I find a form?
10. How do I apply for a new onsite wastewater treatment system (OWTS or septic system)?
11. What is the status of my project?
12. What is the Prohibition Area?

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1. Will my gate prevent the Fire Department from getting to me in time?

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1. Which haulers have City permits?
2. What is household hazardous waste?
3. What materials are e-waste?
4. How do I dispose of HHW?
5. How do I get rid of e-waste?
6. What is accepted at Malibu HHW/E-Waste event?
7. What is universal waste?

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1. Am I required to get a permit for a party at my home?
2. Do I need a business license to do business in Malibu?
3. Is the Malibu Pier open?
4. Can I apply for a U.S. passport at City Hall?
5. My neighbor is remodeling, how early may he begin work?
6. I am moving to Malibu - who do I call to hook up utilities?
7. When and where may I drop off oil and similar items for recycling?
8. When is City Hall open?
9. Where can I have a wedding in Malibu?
10. Where can I obtain a Marriage License?
11. Does Malibu Have a Rent Control Law?

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1. When does the Plastic Bag Ban go into effect?
2. What businesses does the ordinance apply to in Malibu?
3. What are the requirements of this ordinance?
4. Is the City of Malibu Plastic Bag Ban ordinance affected by the State Single-Use Bag Ban (SB270)?
5. How is the City of Malibu Plastic Bag Ban different from the State Single-Use Bag Ban?
6. What is the purpose of the ban?
7. Do reusable bags have to be certified?
8. Who is responsible for enforcement?

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1. When does the Polystyrene Foam Ban go into effect?
2. What businesses does the ordinance apply to in Malibu?
3. What are the requirements of this ordinance?
4. What is polystyrene foam?
5. What products are acceptable alternatives to polystyrene foam?
6. What is the purpose of the ban?
7. Isn’t polystyrene foam already banned in Malibu?
8. How is this ordinance different from the 2005 ordinance?
9. Who is responsible for enforcement?
10. Are there waivers available?
11. Is polystyrene foam recyclable in Malibu?

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1. There are trees that are blocking my view. What can I do?
2. What is the difference between View Preservation and View Restoration?
3. If I have a Primary View Determination conducted at my property, and the view improves due to tree or foliage removal, can I get a new Primary View Determination?
4. Whose responsibility is it to pay for tree trimming, the view owner or the foliage owner?
5. If my neighbor with the trees and I reach an agreement, what do we do next?
6. Do I have to follow the View Preservation process before requesting a View Preservation Permit from the City?
7. What happens once the Planning Commission issues a View Preservation Permit for restorative action, and who enforces these permits?

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1. How is a TMDL developed?
2. How is it decided which waterbodies need TMDLs?
3. Who is responsible for meeting these water quality standards?