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1. What requires a permit?
2. What if I'm not sure if my contractor is licensed?
3. Do we need a permit for electrical or plumbing?
4. I'm painting my house and it doesn't require a permit. Does my contractor still need to be licensed?

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1. Is there a charge for copies of records from the City Clerk?
2. When does the City Council meet?
3. How do I find out if a special meeting has been called?
4. Which Council member represents my District?
5. If I'm not on the Council agenda, may I speak at Council meetings?
6. How to I review a copy of Council packet materials for each meeting?
7. If I have an issue I want the Council to take action on, how do I get that item on a Council agenda?
8. If I can't attend a meeting, how can I know what happened?

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1. Who do I call for code enforcement issues?
2. What happens when code violations are found?
3. What types of code violations are enforced within Cañon City?
4. What regulations pertain to my property?
5. Does the city have information pertaining to my property?
6. What if I have a disagreement with my neighbor about where our mutual property line is?
7. Can I keep horses on my property?
8. Can I keep poultry on my property?
9. How many dogs may I have on my property?
10. Can I store an RV on my property?
11. Can I park a truck-tractor or semi-trailer on or in front of my residential property?
12. Can I have an in-home business?
13. Am I allowed to have a yard sale from my residential property?
14. What type of signage is allowed on my residential property?
15. What type of signage is allowed on commercial property?
16. Can I get a trash exemption for the current trash ordinance?

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1. What is a 100-year flood?
2. I don’t live near the river. Am I really at risk for flooding?
3. How do I know if my property is in a floodplain?
4. Does my home owner’s or commercial structure insurance policy cover damage caused by flooding?
5. Why are there floodplains and what’s the benefit for having them?
6. Can I build in the floodplain?

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1. How high can a fence be on my property?
2. Can I have two single family homes on my property?
3. Can I have a barbed wire or electric fence on my property?
4. What is the policy concerning outdoor food vending at a particular location?
5. Am I allowed to have accessory buildings on my property?
6. What uses are permitted on my property?
7. How close to my property lines may I build a house, shed or garage?

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1. When do I get my points back on my license from a ticket?
2. Where do I get a marriage license?
3. Where do I file for divorce?
4. Where do I file a Small Claims form?
5. Which court handles driver’s license violations, vehicle license plate and registration violations, domestic violence, DUIs, child custody, and marijuana violations?
6. How can I get a copy of a birth certificate?
7. What do I do if I missed my court date?
8. What is a deferred sentence?
9. How does the 20 day point reduction work, if promptly paid on a Penalty Assessment?

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1. Where is the police department located and what are the hours of operation?
2. How can I get a copy of a police report?
3. How do I file a police report?
4. What types of payment does the police department accept?
5. Is there a cost for police reports?
6. I received a citation from a City of Cañon City Police Officer, how can I find out what my fine will be?
7. I am an insurance agent, how can I obtain a copy of an accident report?
8. Does your department do fingerprints?
9. Is there a way to get an officer to check on my house while we are on vacation?
10. When will my accident/police report be ready for pick it up?

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1. Who is responsible to clean the ditch in front of my house?
2. How often do you grade the gravel streets?
3. What does the Chip Seal Project consist of?
4. Who is responsible to maintain the water meter pit that serves my property?
5. My water tastes like medicine, what should I do?
6. How can I find out about the quality of my drinking water?
7. Where does my drinking water come from?

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1. What is stormwater?
2. Why is it important to manage stormwater?
3. What services does the Stormwater Program provide?
4. What is the Stormwater Utility?
5. How much is the Stormwater Utility Fee?
6. What is Impervious Surface?
7. Who is assessed a stormwater utility fee?
8. What is the billing cycle?
9. Where is the Stormwater Utility Fee on my bill?
10. I believe the amount of impervious surface listed on my bill is incorrect. What can I do?
11. Why has the square footage of impervious area changed on my bill?
12. Is there a way to reduce my stormwater fee?
13. Why does my neighbor/friend pay more/less than I do?
14. No runoff from stormwater drains off my property; why do I have to pay?
15. Will using rain barrels to capture roof runoff reduce my Stormwater Utility Fee?
16. What is the size of the Stormwater Utility Service Area?
17. How much does the stormwater utility fee collect per year?
18. Is the stormwater utility fee tax deductible?
19. Who fixes clogged storm drains?
20. How are other communities addressing stormwater issues?
21. How can I learn more?
22. How is my impervious surface calculated?
23. How is a stormwater utility fee different from a tax?

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1. How can I determine if a property is inside City Limits?
2. How do I determine the zoning of a property?
3. Does the City provide fire protection services?
4. Does the City provide sewer service?
5. How much do I pay for my water?
6. How often will I be billed for water service?
7. I own several properties in town that I rent out. May I place the water bill in my tenant's name?
8. I have a question about the amount I'm being charged for my stormwater utility fee. Is there a way to have this double checked?

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1. What is zoning and how does it impact me and my property?
2. How can I find out my zoning?
3. Are there other regulating documents that impact my property?
4. Can you tell me where my property lines are located or can the city survey my property?
5. Does the City have a list of local surveyors I can contact for my project?
6. If my property is zoned R2, Medium Density Residential does it mean that I can have a duplex?
7. What if I want to vary my zoning standards?
8. How do I know if my project will be approvable or supported by staff?
9. What is a pre-application meeting?
10. What kinds of information do I have to bring to a pre-application meeting?
11. What is a site plan?
12. When do I have to do a site plan?
13. What is a special review use?
14. What is a conditional use?
15. What is a zone change?
16. What public noticing is given for upcoming public hearings?
17. As an interested citizen, how do I convey my opinions about a proposed special review use or zone change proposal in my neighborhood?
18. Can I contact my City Council representatives to express my opinion about a land use application?
19. What if I want to subdivide or adjust a lot line on my property.
20. I have an addressing question. Who should I call?