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1. Can the City Attorney's Office represent private citizens who do not have funds to hire a private attorney?
2. How do I file a claim with the City of Gallatin?
3. How do I report a potential City of Gallatin code violation?
4. Should I report possible crimes or code violations to the City Attorney's Office?
5. How do I get a copy of the City of Gallatin Municipal Code?
6. Where can I get a copy of a resolution or ordinance?
7. How can I request a public record from the City of Gallatin?
8. What is the difference between the City Attorney and the District Attorney?
9. I drove my car through a pothole in the street and sustained damage to my car. I feel the City was negligent. Will the City pay for this?
10. A City vehicle or work crew damaged my property. What can I do?

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1. Why do I need a permit?
2. Do I need a permit for my project?
3. Who may obtain the permit?
4. Do I have to submit plans to the Fire Marshal's Office?
5. How long does it take to get a permit?
6. What work is exempt from making an application for a permit?

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1. How can I find out more about state tax requirements?
2. Where do I get my State Tax Identification Number?
3. Where do I get my federal Tax Identification Number?
4. Why must I pay a tax to do business in the City?
5. Where can I find other business tax related forms?

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1. I changed the name of my business and/or location during the past year. How can I update my Business Tax Certificate (Business License)?
2. I just purchased this business. Can I use the business license from the previous owner?
3. My business ownership status has changed (became a corporation, changed from partnership to sole proprietorship, etc.); do I need to contact your office?
4. What if I close or sell the business?
5. What if I want to move the business?

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1. What is CodeRED and what is it used for?
2. When will CodeRED be used?
3. Is there a cost to register for CodeRED?
4. How will I know when CodeRED is calling?
5. Why is CodeRED important to me?
6. How do I sign up?
7. Does CodeRED already have my telephone number?
8. Can I register more than one phone number or email for my address?
9. I have a cordless phone and it will not work when the power goes out. How will the system contact me?
10. What do I do if I receive a CodeRED message?
11. What if I miss a CodeRED phone call?
12. Do I ever need to renew my registration?
13. What is the CodeRED Mobile Alert app?

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1. What time does the city allow trick or treating?

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1. What type of information can I request?
2. Are public records requests be fulfilled within seven days?
3. How are the seven business days calculated when responding to a public records request?
4. What are my options for submitting a public records request?
5. How much will it cost to obtain the records I request?
6. Must the City copy records at no charge for non-profit organizations?
7. What happens if I do not pick up my records once I receive notification that they are ready?
8. Is a public records request confidential?
9. How will the City provide the requested records to me?
10. How can I pay for my records?
11. Where can I obtain records regarding divorce or marriage?
12. Where can I obtain ownership information and deed information for a specific property?
13. Where can I get copies of a birth of a death certificate?

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1. Do I need a sign permit to install, modify or relocate a sign?
2. Are temporary signs permitted?
3. Are signs permitted in the public rights-of-way or on utility poles?
4. How do I determine how much signage I can have?
5. Are digital signs permitted?
6. Do window signs require a permit?
7. Is there a maximum number of wall-mounted signs?
8. How many monument signs can I have?
9. Do temporary signs require a permit?
10. What are the regulations for political campaign signs?

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1. How is the amount of my property tax determined?
2. I have recently purchased property. What are my responsibilities as far as taxes are concerned?
3. Can I pay my Real Property taxes via Internet?
4. If an appeal has been filed but is not finalized by the first and/or second half due date, do the taxes have to be paid?
5. Can payments be made on Real Property taxes other than the due dates?
6. If my taxes are overpaid how do I receive a refund?
7. How do I know if my mortgage company has received the tax information for my accounts(s)?
8. Are Property taxes billed on a calendar year or some other basis?

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1. What Items should not be placed in my container?
2. Why do I keep getting notes left on my can from Environmental Services?
3. I have been instructed to purchase a new container. How do I do this?
4. Can I burn my leaves and small branches?
5. Will the City pick up brush or tree limbs?
6. What if I need the City to pick up more than a trailer full of brush or tree limbs?
7. What if I have items that will not fit into my trash container?
8. How do I dispose of bagged yard waste?
9. I am new to Gallatin and need to set up trash service. What do I do?

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1. What is a business license?
2. How can I find out more about County requirements?
3. How much does a business license cost?
4. Who is required to have a license?
5. How long is a business license valid?
6. What if I have more than one business or more than one location?
7. How can I find out if my business is located within the City of Gallatin’s corporate limits?
8. My business is in Tennessee, but not in Gallatin; do I need a Business Tax Certificate to operate in Gallatin?
9. I conduct business in several cities. Can I get just one license to do business in all of them?
10. How long will it take to get my business license?
11. Do state licensed contractors need a business license?
12. Are trade show or convention participants required to obtain a State Business License?
13. Are there any restrictions on where I do business?
14. Do I need a license for an online (internet) business?
15. I am a sole proprietor. Am I required to have a State Business License?
16. Do I need a license if I work out of my home?
17. Should I post the business license?
18. I want to sell merchandise outside. What do I need to do?
19. Do I need approval for a sign or banner?
20. I am paid on a "1099" basis with my employer (not as an employee), do I need a business license?

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1. What is stormwater runoff?
2. What is stormwater pollution?
3. Why is stormwater runoff a problem?
4. Why do we need to manage our stormwater runoff?
5. What is the city doing about stormwater runoff problems?
6. Who owns the stormwater system?
7. How does the City currently pay for its stormwater services?
8. Why has the City chosen to implement a separate fee for stormwater management?
9. What is the City’s responsibility for stormwater?
10. How did the City of Gallatin develop its stormwater utility program?
11. What is the basis for the fee that is charged?
12. What is impervious surface area?
13. Why do I have to pay a stormwater fee?
14. When will the stormwater fee take effect?
15. Why is there a stormwater fee instead of a tax?
16. Are tax-exempt properties also exempt from the stormwater fee?
17. What is a Single Family Unit (SFU)?
18. How will single-family residential properties be billed?
19. How will non-single residential properties (such as duplexes, apartments, condos, etc.) be billed?
20. How are non-residential property fees determined and billed?
21. Is there anything I can do to reduce my fee?
22. What will the money collected by the Stormwater Utility be used to pay for?
23. Do other cities have a stormwater fee?
24. What are the goals of the City of Gallatin’s stormwater program?
25. What are some examples of drainage problems?
26. Why do I have to pay when I do not have any drainage problems?
27. I have a drainage problem in my yard. Who do I call to get help with this problem?
28. Where can I get more information regarding the stormwater utility fee?

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1. Can I pay my ticket before the court date and keep from having to go to court?
2. What happens at a City Court Hearing?
3. How long will my court appearance take?
4. How can I change my court date?
5. Do I need an attorney to represent my case?
6. If I disagree with the judge’s ruling on my case, what can I do?
7. What if I want to plead not guilty and have a trial?
8. Can I take traffic school to reduce the number of points that might be assessed?
9. What if I don’t have the money to pay now?
10. What if I ignore my court date?
11. How do I obtain or request a copy of my accident or police report?
12. How do red light cameras work?
13. I am positive that the light was yellow when I crossed the stop line. Why did I receive a citation?
14. Is this technology really reliable and accurate?
15. Where are the Photo Red Light cameras located?
16. The roads were really slippery at the time, and I felt that it was safer to go through the intersection than to brake and stop in the middle of it. Can I get my case dismissed?
17. I was driving a heavily loaded truck and could not stop for the red light. Isn't this a defense?
18. I was behind a large truck that blocked my view of the light/school zone light. Will the prosecutor dismiss my case?
19. Doesn't photo red light/radar violate my constitutional rights?