Services A - M

  1. Alerts

    Sign up to receive announcements of important information (e.g., warnings of natural disasters) sent to you through email or text message.

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  2. Animals Lost or Found

    Help pet owners reunite with their pets with these resources.

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  3. Arcata Ridge Trail Project

    The City of Arcata is creating a 4-mile trail running from West End Road to Buttermilk Lane, crossing through the Sunny Brae and Arcata Community Forests.

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  4. Bicycle Licenses

    Obtain Bicycle Licenses and other important licenses in Arcata.

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  5. Building Permits

    Read about different types of work that require permits and find out what information you'll need to apply.

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  6. Business License Tax

    Anyone conducting business within the Arcata city limits is required to have a City of Arcata Business License.

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  7. California Low-Cost Auto Insurance Program

    Log in to access a low-cost auto insurance program offered by the State of California.

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  8. CodeRED

    Sign up for CodeRED and receive emergency notifications by phone, email, text and social media.

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  9. Community Access Television

    Access Humboldt manages 4 channels on the Suddenlink cable system for Humboldt County.

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  10. Dance Permits

    Dance Permits and other important license information can be found on this inclusive page.

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  11. Dog Licenses

    The owner of every dog within the incorporated area of the City shall pay annually a license tax as established by resolution of the City Council.

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  12. Emergency Services

    See a listing of emergency service resources.

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  13. Encroachment Permits

    Encroachment, banner, sewer, sidewalk, water permit applications, along with complaint work order forms and plan check worksheets are available on this page.

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  14. Fingerprinting

    The Arcata Police Department offers both inked fingerprinting and digitally scanned (Live Scan) fingerprinting services.

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  15. Garbage & Recycling

    The City continues to support waste reduction through Garbage, Recycling and Waste Reduction Programs which provide curbside trash and recycling pickup and yard waste processing.

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  16. GIS Portal

    The City of Arcata Geographic Information System (GIS) provides digital geographic information analysis and mapping services to City staff, the public, and other jurisdictions and features public access to maps and data.

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