b'of Chapter 18.36 NPMC that apply to the site. A common code enforcement problem in the City is work on slopes. It is often misunderstood that when something is exempt from a building permit that it is not exempt from other regulations (i.e. critical areas code regulations). For example, the building code regulations (NPMC 14.05.245) note that a retention wall measuring four feet in height or less is exempt from a permit; however, the same work in a critical area requires engineered plans for the wall, geotechnical report review, and permitting (NPMC 18.36.510 through 18.36.530). To better help citizens understand the process, a new article on critical areas will be published in each City Scene for the next year and the city staff is putting together Public Assistance Memos to outline keyARE YOU READY FOR points and processes for differentANOTHER RECORD-SETTING types of critical areas.HEATWAVE THIS SUMMER?Glendale Heating and Air Conditioning can install a new A/C unit or heat pump to help In other interestingyou BEAT THE HEAT.news about dogs.Trusted professionals since 1938.Scientists are currently trainingCALL today for a free estimate.dogs to identify COVID-19 using their keen canine sense of smell. A new program at the University of Pennsylvanias School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet) is putting noses to the grindstone for disease detection.206.243.7700Researchers are working with dogs to see if the canines superior olfactory sense can help withPROUD MEMBER OF THEearly detectionMASTER BUILDERS ASSOCIATIONof COVID-19in humans! Warm and happy customers since 1938NORMANDY PARK CITY SCENE|SUMMER 2020 13'