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Customers can apply for building permits, zoning variances and business licenses at the front counters of our City Hall Complex Building, 9555 W. Van Buren, Tolleson, Arizona 85353. Questions regarding zoning, code enforcement, ordinances can also be handled at the counter. You may contact City Hall for questions at 623-936-7111 also.
If you do not keep your license current and at the time of expiration do not send in the renewal, or you indicated cancel on your renewal, you will have to apply for a new license which will create a new license number. How to apply: Fill out the business license application form and return it via regular U.S. Mail (faxes are not accepted) or hand deliver along with the $60.00 fee in cash, check or money order to City Hall: City of Tolleson Business License Registration 9555 W. Van Buren St. Tolleson, AZ 85353. To verify your license contact City Hall staff at (623) 936-7111.
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A business license is required to operate or conduct business within the City of Tolleson corporate limits. This requirement applies to intermittent and seasonal businesses, as well as year-round businesses. All contractors and sub-contractors are also required to obtain a business license. Please visit the Business Licenses page under the Doing Business in Tolleson header to view and print a business license application. Issuance of a business license by the City shall not be construed as permission to operate a business in any unauthorized manner or in conflict with local/state/federal regulations. If you have questions regarding this process or your application, please contact City Hall at 623-936-7111.
Our Code Enforcement Department tracks and investigates complaints for code and ordinance violations that occur within the City of Tolleson. If you would like to view the City's code visit the Living in Tolleson page and select the Code Enforcement link from the table. If you have questions regarding code enforcement, please contact Tolleson Code Compliance Officer at 623-936-2721.
Tolleson Public Library has adopted a new “No Late Fines” policy. Tolleson Public Library has waived all existing late fines and has discontinued the practice of applying overdue fines to items returned late.
Studies have shown that overdue fines on library materials have no impact on ensuring that materials are returned on time. What research has shown is that lower income households (which are less likely to have books in the home and have a higher risk of lower literacy skills) are disproportionately affected by overdue fines and are more likely to have blocked library accounts. The potential of accruing a balance of overdue fines can also prevent some customers from checking out books and other materials from Tolleson Public Library.
We are committed to making our library as accessible as possible to those that need it most and want to: 1) bring back library users whose library accounts are blocked due to unpaid overdue fines; and 2) encourage more people to sign up for a library card and use library materials without the fear of incurring overdue fines they cannot afford to pay.
No. Customers are still expected to return materials, preferably on time. We are still following our reminder schedule. When items are 50 days past due, we will charge the account holder a replacement fee for the item.
As of December 16, 2019 the Not Late Fines policy has been in effect.
We will continue our practice of charging customers the original replacement cost of the item, plus a $2 processing fee.
No. Our new No Late Fines policy will forgive all library accounts.
Tolleson Public Library postponed all due dates until May 1.
You do not need to return your items until the library reopens.
We will continue to monitor the situation and extend due dates accordingly.
No. Our outside book drop is closed until further notice.
We are not currently processing holds.
Yes! You can register for a temporary e-card through Maricopa County by calling 602-652-3000 to get started. This is a temporary option while County libraries are closed and will not be available once County libraries reopen.
Effective immediately, the Hoopla limit is 10 items per library card per month.
Library staff typically links your password to the last four digits of your telephone number. You are free to change that at any time. Still having trouble? Call us at 602-936-2746 and a staff member can answer your questions.
Reliable information sources include Maricopa County Public Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Report the loss immediately to prevent unwanted charges on your account. You can replace your library card by showing photo ID and paying a $2 replacement card fee.
Please notify the library as soon as possible if your address, telephone number or email address has changed. All library accounts are updated annually, at which time proof of address is provided and contact information is verified.
To access an account online, click My Account in the top right-hand corner of any page on the library website. You will then need to enter your library card number and password to log in.
When you check out your materials, you will get a receipt with the items and due dates listed. You will be notified by mail if your materials are overdue, or you can opt for advance notice of upcoming return dates via email or text message by asking library staff to activate this service in your library account.
A free library card is available to all Maricopa County residents with photo ID along with proof of current address (utility bill, postmarked mail, or current car registration). Non-Maricopa County residents may also obtain a library card for $28 a year with ID and proof of address.
Anyone can use your card with your permission. We do encourage all family members to obtain their own library card. Be sure to report a lost or stolen card immediately.
Your card is valid at the Tolleson Public Library only. Your library card allows home access to the Tolleson Public Library online catalog, research databases, Overdrive e-books, Freegal music downloads and Zinio e-magazines.
A parent or legal guardian must present a photo ID with a current piece of mail - such as a utility bill- (postmarked within the last 90 days) with their current name and address to register for a library card for a minor (children under 18). Both parent and child must be present in order to register for a library card. Students in grades 9-12 may use their student ID as proof of residence for a library card registration.
Your library card allows you free access to the Internet at the library. Non-Maricopa County residents and individuals without a Tolleson Public Library card may obtain a one-day pass for $1.
You can replace a library card by showing photo ID and paying a $2 replacement card fee. Minors under the age of 18 must have a parent or legal guardian present with photo ID to replace a card.
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Any questions or comments, please call Richard Rawnsley @ 623-936-7141.
A total of fifteen items can be checked out at one time, which includes a maximum of five DVDs per household.
Regular books and audio books are loaned out for a twenty-one day period. DVDs can be checked out for seven days.
You can return you items inside the library during library hours or you can use our outside bookdrop 24 hours a day.
Items not available through the Tolleson Public Library can be requested through our Interlibrary Loan Service. There is no fee for requesting items through Interlibrary Loan unless required by the lending library. DVDs are not available through Interlibrary Loan.