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1. How do I file a complaint?
2. My dog never goes outside. Do I need to still buy a dog license?
3. Must I put the county license tag on my dog?
4. Who do I call if I am missing my animal?
5. What does it cost to reclaim my animal from the County Shelter?
6. What are the rules on animals running loose?
7. An animal has bitten me - what should I do?
8. Does the county have a "barking dog" ordinance?
9. Does the county have a "pooper-scooper" ordinance?
10. My pet is old and sick and needs to be put to sleep - does the County do this?
11. Can my dog (animal) ride unrestrained in the open back of a pick-up?
12. What's the difference between Animal Control and the Humane Society?
13. Can I adopt an animal from Animal Control?
14. I have a two foot constrictor type snake that I purchased from a pet store, do I need to register it as an Exotic Animal?
15. Is there something I can do to eliminate skunk odor on my dog?
16. I found a dog or cat; can I just keep it?

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1. When is it a requirement to obtain a permit?
2. What permits do I need to build a house?
3. How much does a permit cost?
4. Do I need a permit for a swimming pool?
5. Do I need plans to build a deck?
6. What about inspections after obtaining a permit?
7. Can I apply for my own permit as a homeowner?
8. How do I know if my contractor has a license?
9. How do I know what the codes are?
10. Do I need a permit for a fence?
11. Do I need a permit to demolish a building?
12. When can I speak to an inspector?
13. What if I don't 'build' something, just do interior work?
14. What is the wind load for Gloucester County?
15. How can I get information about my septic system?
16. How can I find out if my property is located in a flood zone?
17. What if my building is only temporary?
18. What about wood stoves?
19. What's the difference between a manufactured home and a modular?

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1. Where should the will be probated?
2. What does dying "testate" or "intestate" mean?
3. Who inherits the property of a decedent who dies without making a will?
4. When should I probate the will or if there is no will qualify as administrator of the decedent's estate?
5. Who is responsible for presenting the will for probate?
6. Who will the Court appoint as executor or administrator?
7. What should I take with me to probate a will or qualify on an estate?
8. Is the appointment of an administrator or executor always required?
9. What duties are required of the Executor or Administrator?
10. Do all estates pay a probate tax?
11. Where can I go for more information to specific questions?

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1. Do I need a business license?
2. Is there a minimum amount of income I can receive before I must obtain a business license?
3. What steps must I take before I can apply for a business license?
4. How do I apply for a business license?
5. How much will the Business License cost?
6. If I am operating the business from my home, do I need to contact zoning?
7. Can I apply for a business license by mail?
8. When does the license have to be renewed?
9. Do I need an employer Identification Number?
10. What form do I file to obtain a Sales Tax Identification Number from Virginia Department of Taxation?
11. How do I obtain a Virginia Contractors license?
12. I am an out of town contractor, do I need a business license in Gloucester County?

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1. What is Business Tangible Personal Property?
2. What is the tax rate?
3. What is the due date for filing?
4. Will an extension be granted for the filing deadline?
5. Who must file a Business Tangible Personal Property Tax Return?
6. How do I file a Business Tangible Personal Property Return?
7. Do I have to file if I have no equipment to report?
8. Do I have to file a new business property return each year?
9. If my business ended after January 1, do I still need to file a return?
10. How is business property assessed?
11. Some of my tangible personal property is fully depreciated. Do I have to report these items?
12. What is meant by "original capitalized cost"?
13. I own personal property that I lease to others for their business use, but my agreement requires them to pay any local taxes that might be assessed. Do I have to report leased property on this form?
14. I lease tangible personal property from others. Do I have to report these items if the lessor is also reporting them to you?
15. What if I am a sole proprietor and I own the equipment personally?

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1. What is considered individual personal property?
2. What is the personal property tax rate?
3. When is the personal property tax bill due?
4. If I move out of Gloucester County or sell my automobile, will my tax bill be prorated?
5. What is PPTRA and how does it affect the taxpayer?
6. When does a vehicle not qualify for Personal Property Tax Relief Act ?
7. What do I do if I dispose of a vehicle?
8. Do I need to purchase a decal for my vehicle?
9. How do I contact the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles?
10. How do I contact the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries?
11. I own an antique vehicle with antique/vintage-restricted tags; do I have to register this vehicle?
12. Do I need to register a leased vehicle with Gloucester County?
13. I am a new resident to Gloucester County. How do I register with the county?
14. When must I file a personal property tax return?
15. I am in the military; do I have to pay personal property taxes?
16. What do I do if I have purchased a new vehicle?

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1. I have a question related to how much tax I remit annually; as such do I seek answers from the Assessor or Board of Supervisors?
2. What are the Commissioners duties as they relate to Real Estate?
3. How do the values listed in the Land Book differ from the values found on the Real Estate Assessment website?
4. How do tax maps differ from the GIS Mapping?
5. What is the purpose of the Land Use Program?
6. Why does the Mailing Address on my real estate record differ from other property records in the County?
7. Why are some properties Tax Exempt?
8. How are Tax Relief programs administered?
9. Why does my Tax Bill indicate I have an additional tax to the nominal rate assessed all other property?

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1. What is the due date for my Virginia Income Tax Return?
2. Do I need to file a Virginia State Tax Return?
3. How can I file my Virginia State Tax Return?
4. When can I expect my Virginia State Tax Refund?
5. How can I check on my Virginia State Tax Refund?
6. I moved into or out of Virginia during the taxable year. What tax returns do I file?
7. Where do I get Virginia State Income Tax Forms?
8. Where do I get Federal Income Tax forms?
9. Will I be penalized if I am due a refund, but my return is filed late?
10. What are the filing requirements for Estimated Income Tax Payments?

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1. What does the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office do?
2. What does the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office not do?
3. Will the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office prosecute my case?
4. Must I come to court?
5. Who do I contact regarding a criminal investigation?
6. Who will advocate my interests as a crime victim / witness?
7. Can I drop my charges?
8. Who is the Freedon of Information Act (FOIA) Officer?
9. I haven't reported the incident to law enforcement, can you still help me?
10. What rights do I have as a crime victim?
11. What is a Protective Order and do I need one?
12. What is a Victim Impact Statement?
13. I have medical bills after the crime. Is there help for me?
14. How can I find out if an offender is in custody?
15. What are the different stages of a criminal court case?

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1. What is CERT?
2. Why take the CERT training?
3. Who can take the training?

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1. Where are the wetlands?
2. What is the RPA?
3. How often does the Chesapeake Bay Preservation and Erosion Commission meet?
4. How do I know if there is a RPA on my property?
5. When do I need a Land Disturbance Permit?
6. What is the purpose of the RPA?
7. What is a water dependent facility?

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1. What is GIS?
2. What is GPS?
3. How can I obtain a physical address for my new home?
4. What do I do if our street sign has been knocked over or stolen?
5. How are street addresses calculated in Gloucester County?

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1. How do I create an account and apply for a job online?
2. Can I submit a paper application?
3. I have questions and/or need technical support regarding my application.
4. I already have an account, but I have forgotten my username/password.
5. How can I find out what positions are available?
6. I've already applied for a job and I need to know the status of the position.
7. I missed the deadline, can I still apply?
8. How and when can I update my application?
9. I need to change the deductions on my tax forms.
10. How do I submit a name change to HR?
11. How do I log into the Employee Access Center for the first time?
12. When will you make a decision?

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1. Who can get a Library card?
2. What information is needed to get a Library card?
3. What happens if I lose my Library card?
4. How do I sign up for a computer? Who can use the computers?
5. How long can I use a computer?
6. Can I check the Library's catalog from home, school or business?
7. How do I check my account? What is my Personal Identification Number (PIN)?
8. How do I renew books and other materials I have borrowed?
9. How do I get materials when all copies are checked out?
10. Will the Library locate and hold a book for me?
11. How can I get an item that the Library does not own?
12. Can the Library use volunteers?
13. How do I get a job at the Library?
14. May I donate books to the Library?
15. Does Library staff proctor exams?
16. Does the Library offer eBooks and eAudiobooks?
17. Can I use a credit card to pay fines and fees?
18. Does the Library have tax forms?

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1. How do I get a library card?
2. What do you need to bring?

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1. Who do I contact for swimming lessons?
2. Does Gloucester have a public pool?
3. Are youth football and cheerleading offered in Gloucester?
4. Are youth baseball and youth fast pitch softball offered in Gloucester?
5. Is adult softball offered in Gloucester?
6. Is youth wrestling offered in Gloucester?
7. Is travel soccer offered in Gloucester?

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1. Where can I purchase a hunting or fishing license?
2. What hours are our parks open?
3. Who do I contact for hunter safety courses?
4. Where can I fish?

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1. How do I register?
2. How do I know which age group to register for?
3. Does Parks and Recreation sponsor 4-H?
4. Does Parks and Recreation accept credit cards?
5. What are the Parks and Recreation office hours?
6. How can I get a job with Parks and Recreation?
7. I cannot afford to pay the fee for my children, can they still participate?
8. Can I register online?

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1. How and where do I sign up for service?
2. Who do I call with questions regarding my bill?
3. When are the bills due?
4. How often will I receive a bill?
5. Where can I pay my bill?
6. Does the County add fluoride to the water?
7. Can I eliminate the chlorine odor?
8. What methods of payment are acceptable?
9. Can I pay my bill in advance?
10. Why does my water sometimes smell and taste "funny"?
11. What causes my water to have a white, milky appearance?
12. Can I plant trees, shrubs, etc. near the water and sewer lines?
13. The water coming out of my faucet is discolored. What could be happening?
14. What should I do if my meter box becomes damaged?
15. What do I do in case of a sewer emergency?

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1. How can I get the truck to leave the state road and come onto my property?
2. How often does the truck come around?
3. Where can I call to report a problem?
4. Why do I have to pay the mosquito control tax on my property when there is no house on it?
5. What kind of credentials does the Gloucester mosquito control staff have?
6. How are mosquito control districts established?
7. How can I learn more about mosquito species and mosquito control?
8. How can I find out where mosquito fogging is taking place on a given evening?

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1. Why does Gloucester County reassess property?
2. Who is responsible for estimating the value of your property?
3. How does the county determine the assessed value of my property?
4. What is the difference between the market value and the assessed value of my property?
5. What causes property values to change?
6. What is my role in the assessment process and how can I help to make sure my information is correct?
7. What if I don’t agree with my real estate property assessment or feel it is incorrect?
8. What is the connection between the reassessed value of my property and the actual county property tax that I pay?
9. Will my real estate tax change if my assessment changes?
10. How and when is the county’s property tax rate set?
11. Is the assessment notice a real estate tax bill?
12. Does the county offer any special programs for tax relief for the elderly, the disabled or for land use exemptions?

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1. I do not have my summons with me, where do I go for a traffic violation?
2. Where do I go to pay for a traffic ticket (a pre-payable offense)?
3. Where do I go to file for custody and child support for a minor child?
4. Where can I find the Records Room (deeds, wills, and land records)?
5. Where can I apply for a marriage license or concealed weapons permit?

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1. Can I use my charge card to pay my taxes?
2. Can I pay my taxes online?
3. What are the current tax rates?
4. When is the last day that I can pay my taxes to avoid penalties?
5. Where can I get information on delinquent real estate tax sales or auctions?
6. When are dog tags due?
7. When are vehicle decals due?
8. How can I get a receipt for my paid taxes?

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1. What department regulates subdivisions, subdividing, boundary line adjustments, etc.?
2. How do I know what my property is zoned?
3. Are manufactured homes permitted in Gloucester?
4. Does Gloucester County allow home occupations?
5. Do I need a permit to erect a sign?
6. How far does a fence have to be off the property line?
7. What department handles things such as noise complaints and firearms?
8. I'm a renter and my landlord won't correct problems. Who do I contact?