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1. How do I verify an address?
2. How do I get or apply for a new address?
3. What information do I need to get an address for a new home?
4. How much does it cost to get an address?
5. How many homes can I put on my land?

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1. How do I adopt a pet from the Bay County Animal Shelter?
2. What is the cost associated with the adoption of a pet and what do I get with that payment?
3. I have stray dogs or cats, how can I get them removed?
4. I have raccoons or opossums, how can I get them removed?
5. How do I handle a barking dog complaint?
6. How many animals am I allowed to have in Panama City?
7. How many animals am I allowed to have in Bay County?
8. Does Animal Control handle snakes?
9. Does Animal Control handle rats?
10. Will Animal Control micro chip my pet?
11. How do I handle a welfare check complaint?
12. Are pigs, horses, and other livestock allowed in the county?
13. Does Animal Control handle wild birds?
14. Does Animal Control handle alligators?
15. How do I pay my citation?
16. What is a Notice to Comply?
17. How can I find out if Animal Control picked up my pet?
18. How do I get a copy of an Animal Control report?
19. Is there a charge for copies of Animal Control reports?
20. What area does Bay County Animal Control cover?
21. How do I contact the Lynn Haven Shelter?
22. What can I do to help Animal Control with dogs running loose?
23. I have found an animal, what should I do?
24. Is there a fee to use a county trap?
25. What is the fee to have my animal euthanized?
26. What information should I have when calling to report a dog running loose?

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1. How does the County generate revenue?
2. How does the County decide where to spend my tax dollars?

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1. Where and how do I apply for a building permit?
2. When is a building permit needed?
3. When is a fire safety review or fire inspection required?
4. How long will it take to get a permit?
5. How long is a building permit valid?
6. How much does a building permit cost?
7. How do I request an inspection?
8. I plan to purchase or build a house. Can you tell me if it is in a flood zone?
9. Where can I view the code books?

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1. How do I know if I am hiring a reputable contractor?
2. What exam categories does Bay County offer?
3. How much will my initial Bay County contractor license / competency card cost; and what are the annual renewal fees?
4. Does Bay County reciprocate contractor licenses with other counties?
5. Can I renew my Bay County Competency Card by mail?

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1. Does the Bay County Code Enforcement Division enforce codes in the Cities located within the County?
2. Does the Code Enforcement Division enforce building codes?
3. Does the Code Enforcement Division regulate contractors and contractor concerns?
4. Do I need an occupational license to operate a business in unincorporated Bay County?
5. Can I operate a business out of my home?
6. Can I place a sign advertising my business on the right-of-way?
7. What kinds of signs can I have at my business? Which signs are prohibited?
8. Do I need a permit to remove a tree in my yard? Does Code Enforcement issue these permits?
9. I want to put up a fence. Do I need a permit?
10. What about septic tank complaints? Does code enforcement handle these?

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1. How do I request public records?
2. I am a member of the media. How do I request an interview?

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1. Do I live in an evacuation zone, surge zone, or flood zone?
2. Where is the nearest hurricane shelter?
3. Where do I find information on Post disaster re-entry credentialing process?

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1. Do I need to fill out an application for each of my employees?
2. Is there a fee for the re-entry card?
3. Do I need to provide photos of our employees?
4. When should I hand out the cards?
5. Do I need to re-apply each year?
6. My organization already has a card just like this one, but mine isn’t yellow, can I still use it?
7. How do I apply?

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1. How do I report a maintenance issue such as a blown light bulb, clogged drain, or stained carpets?
2. How do I request a more extensive facility project such as an office remodel, building expansion, or bathroom addition?

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1. What district do I live in?
2. How do I get a fire report for insurance purposes?
3. Where do I get a burn permit? Do I even need one?
4. Can I burn anything I want in my yard?
5. What about fireworks?
6. How can I become a volunteer firefighter?

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1. How do I use the Interactive Map?
2. What does my land use designation mean?
3. What does my evacuation zone or storm surge zone mean?
4. How do I find my Flood Zone?
5. How do I have a map made?

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1. What Benefits are available?
2. Do you accept general applications?
3. What is the closing date of the position?
4. Will I be contacted for the position?
5. How do I apply online?
6. Will this application be used by all agencies in the County?
7. How do I check the status of my application?

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1. What attracts female mosquitoes to humans?
2. What purposes do mosquitoes serve?
3. Why can't mosquito control programs spray during the day?
4. When can I expect to see a spray truck?
5. Is the spray harmful to people or pets?
6. Do mosquitoes carry AIDS?
7. What criteria are used when deciding when and where to spray?
8. Who oversees pesticide applications?
9. What if I am allergic to DEET?

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1. Are dogs allowed in the parks?
2. Do I need to reserve the park for a special event?
3. What are the park's hours?
4. Can I park my RV or camp overnight?
5. What telephone number should I call for maintenance issues after 5 p.m.?

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1. What is planning and zonings role in mobile home permitting?
2. How do I get a commercial development permit?
3. What is the zoning on a particular lot or parcel of land?
4. When do I need a tree removal permit?
5. When do I need a land clearing permit?
6. Where can I get a copy of the bay county comprehensive plan or land development regulations?

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1. How can I initiate a Participating Paving Program?
2. After the petition is received when will the actual construction of the project begin?
3. After completion who maintains the road?
4. Does the property owner have to pay their portion of the project in full at completion of the project?

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1. What is a MSBU?
2. Who pays for the construction?
3. Will my taxes go up?
4. How much will this cost?
5. How do I pay?

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1. How much is the fee?
2. What is a Qualified Senior Citizen Exemption?
3. What is a Disabled Veterans Exemption?
4. What is a Disabled Person Exemption?
5. What is a Community Cemetery?
6. What is a developed Property?
7. How is developed residential parcels defined?
8. What is a Florida Department of Revenue Land Use Type?
9. What if the information regarding my parcel type is incorrect and therefore am billed incorrectly in the tax bill in November? How do I get it corrected?
10. How will the Stormwater Utility Fee be billed?
11. How much money will the County collect from the stormwater charge?
12. What period of time does the stormwater charge cover and when will the stormwater charge be payable?
13. I don't pay taxes now due to homestead exemption. Will I have to pay the stormwater charge?
14. I received a discount for early payment of my taxes. Will I receive the same discount for my stormwater charge?
15. I currently claim a deduction for property taxes on my income tax return each year; can I claim a deduction for this stormwater charge?
16. I have a tenant in my house. Should the tenant pay the stormwater charge or will I have to pay it as the property owner?
17. Is the accompanying notice a bill?
18. If a property is considered high and dry, why is it charged?
19. How will problems such as street flooding be solved?
20. Is growth and new development the cause of all of these problems?
21. Where can I get more information?

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1. How do I do business with Bay County?
2. How do I get notified of upcoming solicitations?
3. Where Do I Find Current Solicitations?
4. Where can I find current County contracts?

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1. What is a drainage swale and why do I need it?
2. Why does water stand in my yard following a rain storm?
3. Why is there water in the bottom of my ditch all the time?
4. What regulations control stormwater runoff from new developments?
5. I am concerned about the quality of our bays and natural water bodies, what is being done to protect them?
6. How can I make sure the new home I plan to purchase does not flood?

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1. What are the hours for Roads & Bridges?
2. Who do I call in case of an Emergency if the Roads & Bridges Office is closed?
3. How do I report pot holes, street drainage problems, etc.?
4. Who do I call if there is a tree on the County right-of-way that may need to be cut back or removed?
5. When will my dirt road be graded?
6. What are the Road Crews doing on my road?
7. Who do I call for dead animal removal on a County maintained roadway?
8. Who should I contact about signage or traffic signals on County Roads?
9. Who should I contact about signage or traffic signals on State Roads?
10. Who do I call for trash pick-up questions or concerns?
11. Who do I call for dead animal removal on a County maintained roadway?
12. Who should I contact about signage or traffic signals on State Roads?
13. Who do I call for a street light that is not working?

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1. How do I report a missing or damaged traffic sign?
2. How do I report a traffic signal malfunction?
3. How do I request speed humps in my neighborhood?
4. How do I request a traffic study?
5. How do I obtain traffic count information?

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1. How do I qualify or schedule a ride with Bay Area Transportation?
2. Do you have a ride guide for Bay Area Transportation?
3. Where can I buy passes for Bay Town Trolley?

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1. Where are you located and what are your office hours?
2. Where do I report water leaks or water emergencies?
3. How can I tell if I have a leak?
4. What can I do if I have a leak and don't know where it's coming from?
5. How do I know who services water to my home?
6. What payment methods are available for me to pay my utility bill?
7. Where do I go, what do I need to do, and what do I need to bring to set up a new water and sewer account?
8. How do I have my service restored after disconnection for non-payment?
9. How do I locate the master water valve in my house?

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1. Can you test my drinking water?