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1. How do I adopt a pet?
2. What is the cost to adopt a pet?
3. Who do I call for animal emergencies after hours?

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1. How do I volunteer for the boards, commissions, and committees in the City of Balch Springs?
2. How do I request City information?
3. How do I get a copy of a birth, death, or marriage certificate?

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1. Where can I find a copy of the City of Balch Springs Code of Ordinances?
2. How are Codes Enforced?
3. How do I report a violation and can I remain anonymous?
4. How will I know that my complaint was acted upon?
5. I received a notice of violation on a house that I own, but I rent this property to a tenant. Why don’t you issue the notice to the tenant?
6. What happens if it is determined that I have violated a local ordinance?
7. My neighbors have the same violations, why have you selected me?
8. This seems like a waste of tax dollars. Why don’t you go after “real criminals?”
9. Who do I call if there is an abandoned vehicle on the street or for parking control on public streets?
10. Who should I call about barking dogs?
11. Who do I contact regarding bulk trash pick up, solid waste or illegal dumping?
12. Do I need a business license to operate my own business?
13. I am having a yard sale this weekend. Do I need a permit, where can I obtain a permit and can I put signs up to advertise the sale?

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1. What are my rights?
2. How can I plead?
3. What if I am a juvenile?
4. What day is court held?

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1. Do I need to have a permit for a garage sale?

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1. What do I need to get a library card?
2. Do I need to live in Balch Springs to get a library card?
3. Does the library have computers for public use?
4. How much does it cost to print?
5. Does the library offer FAX services?
6. Can I scan documents at the library?
7. Does the library accept volunteers?
8. Can I complete court ordered commiunity service hours at the library?
9. Does the library accept donations?

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1. Does the city have any programs to help repair my home?
2. Does my rental property have to be inspected by the city?

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1. How do I pay traffic tickets?
2. How can I get a copy of an accident report?
3. How do I get an alarm permit?
4. Who do I contact if I want to solicit or pass out flyers?
5. What is a red light running violation?
6. What if I am not the driver / owner of the vehicle at the time of the red light camera violation?
7. Can I view the video of the red light camera violation on the internet?
8. Can I pay the red light camera penalty by credit card?
9. Is the Red Light Camera Enforcement only a revenue generating program?
10. Will my insurance rates be affected by a Red Light Camera Enforcement violation?
11. What happens if I ignore the Notice of a Red Light Camera Violation?

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1. Can I park in my back yard?
2. Can I apply online?
3. Do I have to license my pets?
4. How do I contact a city/county department?
5. Where can I find the answers to my frequently asked questions?
6. Where should the city ducks cross the road?
7. What is an FAQ?
8. What is an FAQ?
9. How do I get a library card?
10. Can I sit a sofa and a refrigerator on my front porch?
11. Can I pay my water bill on line?

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1. Who do I contact for water service to the City of Balch Springs?
2. Who do I contact for garbage and bulk garbage pick up to the City of Balch Springs?
3. Who provides sewer service to the City of Balch Springs?
4. Who do I call if my electricity goes out?