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FAQ - How can I find out if a permit has been issued for a project or property in my neighborhood?
You can verify if a permit has been issued for a particular project/property by selecting the property on City Maps (http://gis.beverlyhills.org/), and selecting Search Permit Activities under the main Search option.
FAQ - How long does it take a fire engine to get to a fire or medical emergency after 911 has been called?
It takes between 3-5 minutes for engines to arrive on scene after a 911 call has been placed.
FAQ - How do I go about drawing up an escape plan for my home/business?
The four basic steps to draw up an escape plan for your home includes: 1. Draw a floor-plan of your home; 2. Agree on a meeting place; 3. Practice your escape plan; and 4. Make your exit drill realistic. You can also refer to http://www.sur
FAQ - A member of my family is disabled. What does he/she do during a fire?
Assure that you have a well-defined escape plan. Make sure that people who are confined to a wheelchair have immediate access to their wheelchair when an emergency occurs. Call the police department to make sure the person's special needs are in the
FAQ - Do I need to put a smoke detector in every room? How many do I need?
Smoke detectors should be placed outside each sleeping area and on every level of the home, including the basement. On floors without bedrooms, detectors should be installed in or near living areas such as dens, living rooms, or family rooms.
FAQ - Why do they always send a fire truck when I only called for paramedics?
Most medical emergencies require multiple personnel to perform the various tasks associated with patient care.
FAQ - If the trolley is full, will another be available or do we have to wait an hour for the next tour?
You will need to wait for the next hour's tour.
FAQ - Does the trolley return visitors to the starting location (Rodeo Dr./Dayton Way)?
FAQ - I do not live in Beverly Hills. Can I still sign up for classes and programs?
Yes, all are welcome! Program prices reflect a resident and non-resident rate. Also, residents receive registration priority.
FAQ - How do I know if I have an account already set up or if I have forgotten my password?
If you have registered with the Recreation & Parks Department in the past and provided an e-mail address, your e-mail address will be in our database. Please click here and enter your e-mail address. Your Client ID number and PIN will be e-mailed to
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