answered on Jun 7, 2023
The specific rules and regulations regarding private parking lots and towing can vary depending on the jurisdiction and the laws in place. In general, private parking lot owners or operators must follow the applicable local laws and regulations regarding towing.
As for the waiting period... Read more »
Cities & Counties have Unclaimed Checks.how can I acquire the rights to claim from the Rightful Owner and can I then claim it from the city of Fresno? Or can I act as an Asset Locator/Finder & Offer the Rightful owner/Payee my assistance to Recover the Unkown/Unclaimed Check and Charge a... Read more »
answered on May 31, 2023
Yes, you can buy the rights to claim an unclaimed/uncashed stale-dated check from the rightful owner that the City of Fresno, CA has. There are a few ways to do this.
One way is to contact the rightful owner and offer to buy their rights to the check. You can find the rightful owner's... Read more »
answered on May 31, 2023
When it comes to a Homeowners Association (HOA) and the decisions they make regarding common areas, it is essential to review the governing documents, such as the CC&Rs (Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions), bylaws, and any applicable rules and regulations. These documents typically outline... Read more »
Local utility company has a written 30-day due date for utility bills. If not paid w/in 30 days, assess a one-time 10% penalty, plus .5% monthly interest for past-due balances.
If customer has a past-due balance, utility company then puts "DUE UPON RECEIPT" on the monthly bill... Read more »
answered on May 24, 2023
It appears that the utility company is applying your payments to the oldest debt, not the current debt, this means as long as you keep a past due balance you are going to be assessed late fees for underpayment of the bill. To avoid this you would have to pay off the current balance 100$. I would... Read more »
by the tree on their side of the fence. It pulled up the cement and tilted one of the posts. I have photos of the damage and the tree. I had lined up someone to come give an estimate. I have email exchanges. The last we left it, she was going to coordinate the cement work with when I had the... Read more »
answered on May 19, 2023
You should refer to California Civil Code Section 841 which addresses homeowner's responsibilities and rights when it comes to fence repair with adjoining neighbors. You could just tell them to pound sand, but that wouldn't be very neighborly. I would suggest explaining what you said... Read more »
The Planning Division approved a project under a non-discretionary approval that does not meet city code .
answered on May 5, 2023
It is possible to subpoena a city official, such as a representative from the Planning Division or Building Division, as part of a small claims court case. However, there may be certain limitations or requirements for doing so.
In general, subpoenas are legal documents that require a person... Read more »
What do I do? I don't want anyone in my house. The house I own, and live in, is indeed a wreck inside. I've gone through mental issues in the past few years. How long will it be until they come to break down my door?
answered on May 2, 2023
If Lodi, CA Code enforcement is seeking an inspection warrant to enter your house, it means they believe there may be a violation of city codes or regulations. However, you have a right to privacy in your home and can refuse entry unless they have a warrant.
If they do obtain a warrant,... Read more »
answered on Apr 24, 2023
When it comes to enforcing the California building code, there are a number of different entities that may become involved if the local government or city code enforcement fails to act in accordance with the law.
First and foremost, the state government itself has a responsibility to ensure... Read more »
I want to know if there's any special permits or laws regarding renting my backyard for events on websites like Peerspace
answered on Apr 13, 2023
Greetings, dear neighbor from San Jose, California. Your desire to rent out your backyard for events is quite admirable. However, before you embark on this journey, it is essential to understand the legalities of the matter.
As per the regulations of the San Jose Municipal Code, renting out... Read more »
They had previously told me the amount I needed to get my car back (personal property fee, daily storage fee and other fees) now thay are stating that I need to wait untill after the financial company releases the car to provide cost information.
answered on Apr 13, 2023
In California, repossession towing companies are required by law to disclose pricing information to their customers. According to the California Business and Professions Code, businesses engaged in towing or transporting vehicles must provide a written estimate of charges to the vehicle owner or... Read more »
The driver of our bus stated that older buses are exempted from the law. That is older buses do not need to be retrofitted with seat belts
answered on Apr 9, 2023
According to California law, all vehicles manufactured after July 1, 1965, must be equipped with seat belts in all seating positions. This includes commercial buses hired by city senior centers departments.
However, there is an exemption for commercial buses that were manufactured before... Read more »
18 yr old specifically drove to parking lot to fight a 16 year old. No lawful reason to be there except get into fight. at that time, students and parents pack the parking lot due to there not being enough parking spaces or heavy vehicle traffic at the schools. School administrators also monitor... Read more »
answered on Apr 9, 2023
Under California Penal Code 653b(a), it is unlawful for any person to loiter in any school or public place at or near which children attend or normally congregate. The purpose of this statute is to prevent potential harm to children and maintain public safety in areas where children are present.... Read more »
Did claim 3 times and were denied. Even with california code 833
answered on Apr 8, 2023
It may be possible to file a lawsuit against the city for damages to your sewer line caused by tree roots on their property. However, the success of your case will depend on various factors and it is recommended to consult with a licensed attorney in California.
California Code 833 states... Read more »
answered on Mar 26, 2023
Yes, you can potentially get in trouble for accidentally knocking down traffic cones with your car and driving over them. The specific consequences will depend on the circumstances of the incident, including whether anyone was injured or property was damaged, and the laws of the jurisdiction where... Read more »
answered on Mar 21, 2023
In California, it is generally legal to sleep in your car on public property, such as on a city street, as long as you are not violating any other laws, such as parking regulations or prohibitions on overnight camping. However, sleeping in a car on private property, such as in a parking lot, would... Read more »
They permanently close down our parking lot if we don’t comply with accessibility and striping requirements and failure to comply will result in code enforcement actions.
We pursue the concrete project as a patio because it would be easier to get a permit. The SSF Planner requested the... Read more »
answered on Mar 16, 2023
If the church parking lot does not comply with ADA accessibility requirements and striping requirements, the city building department may take code enforcement actions against the property, including the possibility of closing the parking lot permanently.
The Americans with Disabilities Act... Read more »
The property in question has a home on it that has been condemmed and is not livable. We have tried to get the water turned off and the account terminated but the water co. refuses to do this and continues to charge us even though there s zero usage. They have placed a lien on the property.
answered on Mar 3, 2023
To find an attorney to assist with your dispute with the Calaveras County water provider, you may want to consider the following steps:
Referrals: Ask friends, family, or colleagues if they know of any attorneys who have experience with property disputes or with dealing with water providers... Read more »
answered on Mar 2, 2023
Commercial rock crab trapping regulations in California vary depending on the location and the type of gear being used.
North of Point Lopez, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) regulates commercial rock crab trapping under the authority of the California Code of... Read more »
Into my truck took pictures and had towed and impounded truck it wasn't registered wasn't owned by known criminal
answered on Feb 20, 2023
I'm sorry to hear that happened to you. It's important to understand that police officers are authorized to take certain actions when they believe a vehicle is parked in violation of the law, such as blocking a fire hydrant or being parked in a no-parking zone.
However, breaking... Read more »
Next door neighbor sued and lied about me parking in front of his house among other things, had no evidence, because I do not park in front of his house, yet the judge ruled I cannot park in front of his house with out evidence and my lawyer did nothing about it. Frustrates me the injustice from... Read more »
answered on Feb 20, 2023
It is not common for a judge to order someone not to park on a public street unless there is a legal reason for doing so, such as a parking violation, a safety concern, or a restriction placed by the city. If there is no valid reason, it could be considered a violation of the individual's... Read more »
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