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1. Other (Code Enforcement) Online Request Available
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Code Enforcement's goal is to preserve and enhance existing commercial and residential areas as quality areas to live and shop, and to provide a quality living environment for the citizens of Arv...

2. Building Permit Requirements and Fees Online Request Available
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Building permits are required to erect, enlarge, alter, remove, demolish, or repair any structure in the City of Arvada.  Electrical, mechanical, and plumbing permits are required for almost ever...

3. Trash and Rubbish or Garbage Online Request Available
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It is unlawful to accumulate and store rubbish, garbage  and debris on property. Sec. 18.8-308.4.  I.P.M.C. - Section 308.4, Removal of rubbish or garbage.18.8-308.4. Removal of rubbish or g...

4. Water – General Information Online Request Available
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The City of Arvada provides water service to approximately 99% of the residences within the city limits.   Valley Water District provides water services the area south of West 56th Avenue be...

5. Barking Dogs Online Request Available
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It shall be unlawful for any owner or custodian of an animal to allow that animal to create a disturbance by loud, persistent, or habitual barking, howling, yelping or other unreasonable noise. If po...

6. Weeds Online Request Available
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All vegetation, including grass/brush or weeds, may not exceed 12 inches in height. 18.8-302.4. Weeds.  All premises and exterior property shall be maintained free from weeds or dead plant growth...

7. Other (Police Department) Online Request Available
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Do you have a non-emergency question? Use the "submit a service request" link below to get an answer. This information was brought to you by the department of Public Safety....

8. Throwing a cigarette out of a vehicle
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Section 62-63 of the City Code makes it illegal to “dump, deposit, or dispose of any glass, paper, can, bottle, box, garbage, or trash anywhere on any street, alley or roadway.”  You can do...

9. Pavilion Rentals/Alcohol Permits Online Request Available
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The City of Arvada Parks Department offers 12 picnic pavilions and one open park picnic area for rent to the public.  Rental fees depend on the venue; a full refundable damage and/or littering de...

10. Ask City Council/Mayor Online Request Available
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The City of Arvada believes that communication between government and its citizens is one of the most key aspects of effective government in serving its community. For that reason we offer you many fo...

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