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1. Does my project require an Adequate Public Facilities Certificate?
2. Is it possible to apply for a Certificate of Adequate Public Facilities prior to submitting for other development approvals?
3. How long does it take to obtain a Certificate of Adequate Public Facilities?
4. What information and plans are necessary to obtain an Adequate Public Facilities Certificate?
5. My building and/or development will be fully sprinklered. Does it meet the fire department portion of the APFO?
6. I'm adding a second floor to my existing commercial building. Do I have to meet the fire department portion of the APFO?
7. What are non-auto transportation alternatives anyway and why should we provide facilities for them?
8. What types of facilities should developers be prepared to provide to fulfill this requirement?

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1. When will my online payment be posted to my account?
2. Why won't you accept my credit card?
3. I paid my bill this morning at your office. When will it show as paid online?
4. My check bounced and I tried to pay it online, but it wouldn't work. Why?
5. When might capital facility charges be assessed to my permit?

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1. How can I get on the City's bid list?
2. How do I know when the City is putting out a bid for products or services?
3. Where can I see bids over $25,000.

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1. What is CodeRED® and why is it important to me?
2. Does this mean that I will be constantly receiving phone calls?
3. Why do I need CodeRED® when I have radio and TV to keep me informed?
4. I have a cordless phone, and it does not work when the power goes out. How is CodeRED® going to be able to contact me?
5. Do I have to pay extra for CodeRED® service?
6. Does the system have my telephone number, or do I have to sign-up to receive CodeRED® emergency calls?
7. How do I sign up for CodeRED®?
8. Can I arrange to have CodeRED® call my place of business?
9. Can I choose not to receive CodeRED® messages?
10. Who provides the CodeRED® service? Is the company reputable?

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1. What is the Annapolis Conservancy Board?
2. What is a conservation easement?
3. Why donate an easement?
4. Are their any tax benefits if you place their property into a conservation easement?
5. What kinds of land can be protected by a conservation easement?
6. What is the duration of an easement?
7. Will an easement grant the public full access to my land?
8. If I donate an easement, do I still own the land?
9. May I still live on the land if I donate the easement? May I make further improvements to the property?
10. May land under a conservation easement be sold? Can it be inherited?
11. What activities would an easement encourage or prohibit?
12. Would I be still be responsible for maintenance of my property if I donate an easement?
13. How much is an easement worth?
14. Do other organizations besides the Annapolis Conservancy Board accept easements?
15. How will future owners of a property know that an easement exists?
16. How may I make arrangements to donate an easement?

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1. Who will pay for my medical expenses?
2. Is there mandatory testing of the offender for the HIV virus?
3. How much of my personal history will be made public in a trial?

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1. If someone is interested in building a new house on a vacant lot recently purchased, which city agencies would be involved in the review process of this permit application?
2. I live in Eastport and want to add a family room and a second floor bedroom to my newly purchased dwelling. What should I do?
3. I have my eye on a commercial building for a possible coffee shop but am apprehensive about signing a tenant lease. What should I do?
4. Is an architect or engineer services required on drawing submittals?
5. Can an architect or engineer licensed in Virginia design and certify drawings for a project in Maryland?
6. Can an upper floor over a garage be remodeled to be used as a sewing room?
7. Can an owner add on to their house for their elderly mother-in-law?
8. What is zoning?
9. What are setback requirements for dwellings and storage sheds?
10. What is an administrative adjustment?
11. What is a variance?
12. What does "Critical Areas" under zoning mean?
13. Are temporary signs or banner signs permitted in the City?
14. Are off-site signs permitted?
15. What is a Planned Development?
16. I would like to do some renovations to my house. Are there any programs that can assist me?

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1. What are the minimum requirements to be an Election Judge?
2. Can my children accompany me while voting?
3. Are electronics permitted in the polling places?
4. What if my employer wants proof I voted?
5. What forms of identification are accepted to vote?
6. Can I bring my specimen ballot into the polls with me?
7. When is the last day I can register to vote?
8. What time is the polling locations is open?
9. I just moved to Annapolis. How do I register to vote?

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1. What is emergency management?
2. What is the difference between an “emergency” and a “disaster”?
3. When and how is FEMA called in to assist?
4. How are volunteers coordinated?

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1. Does the Fire Department sell or give away patches or t-shirts.
2. Does the Fire Department perform CPR and first aid training?
3. How can I become a firefighter or paramedic?
4. Does the Fire Department conduct child car safety seat checks?
5. Do you offer station tours or host children's birthday parties?
6. What do I do with any expired or surplus fireworks and flares for proper and safe disposal?
7. How do I obtain a copy of the fire codes currently being enforced?
8. Where can I view the Maryland Fire Prevention Code?
9. How can I get a copy of my fire or ambulance report?

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1. How can I get a copy of my fire or ambulance report?
2. Does the City of Annapolis charge a fee for ambulance services?
3. Who do I call with ambulance billing questions?

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1. May I use a barbecue grill on the balcony of my condo or apartment?
2. How do I get the location of the fire station or of a fire hydrant for insurance purposes?
3. Should I assume my fire extinguisher has outlived its usefulness if it's 15 years old, and if so, how can I dispose of it?
4. Where are smoke alarms required in my home?
5. My neighbor has junk, debris and other items stored on his property which I think creates a fire hazard. What can be done to remedy this condition?
6. Can I purchase and use fireworks in Annapolis?
7. What is the procedure for applying for a building or fire protection system permit.
8. I received notice that my business is due for a fire safety inspection. What should I expect for them to check?
9. Are small campfires, burn pits and bonfires allowed with Annapolis?
10. Is there a special smoke alarm for the hearing impaired?

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1. What is the role of the Historic Preservation Commission members and staff?
2. What is an historic district?
3. How can I find out if my property is in an historic district?
4. What does having a property in an historic district mean for me as a property owner?
5. How do I find reliable contractors to work on my historic property?
6. How can I date my house and its architectural features?
7. What is the National Register of Historic Places and how can I get my property listed on it?
8. Where can I find appropriate hardware and fixtures for my historic house?
9. What funding sources are available for historic preservation?

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1. What is the Annapolis Human Relations Commission?
2. What does the Commission do?
3. What kinds of discrimination can the commission investigate?
4. How does the Commission handle a complaint of discrimination?
5. How do I file a complaint?
6. Can I attend meetings of the Commission?

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1. How can I find out what jobs are currently available with the City of Annapolis?
2. How do I apply for employment with the City for a listed position?

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1. What is an MPDU?
2. What do you mean by moderately priced housing - is this low income housing?
3. Is this a subsidized housing program?
4. How do I know if I am in the City of Annapolis?
5. Is there a minimum income required to purchase or rent an MPDU?
6. Where can I get an application for the MPDU Program?
7. What must I include with the application?
8. Will you check my credit history?
9. I do not have a job, can I still apply?
10. If I am self-employed, what will you accept in the place of a pay stub?
11. I lost last year's tax return - do you really need it?
12. My last tax return shows more income than I now make. Will this affect my eligibility for the program?
13. I do not receive a paycheck stub. What can I submit instead?
14. When may I apply for a certificate?
15. After a person submits an application for a Certificate of Eligibility, about how long does it take to receive the certificate?
16. How long is a certificate valid? When a Certificate expires, can it be renewed?
17. How long do you keep my file?
18. What types of units are available through the MPDU program?
19. Once a Certificate of Eligibility is issued, then what happens?
20. What if I do not want to buy or rent the unit that is offered to me by a builder?
21. What if a Certificate Holder gets a pay raise between the time a certificate is issued and he/she purchases or rents a unit?
22. Does the type of MPDU available for purchase or rent depend on household size?
23. If I purchase or rent an MPDU, can I rent it to someone else?
24. Are there any limits on the sale price of an MPDU after the occupancy period is up?
25. Once the occupancy period has expired, can the owner sell to whomever they want?
26. How are the MPDU requirements enforced?
27. How much of a deposit is required with the sales contract for the purchase of an MPDU?
28. Does the City take action against MPDU owners who do not follow the covenants and program requirements?
29. May an MPDU owner rent his/her purchased MPDU?
30. Can an MPDU owner refinance their MPDU at current market value?
31. If an owner pays off his/her mortgage, does his/her obligation to the MPDU program remain in effect?
32. What is the occupancy period on a for-sale MPDU, and what does it mean?
33. Do you check the eligibility of renters once they are living in an MPDU?
34. How are the prices of rental units determined?
35. What other monthly costs, besides a rental payment, must I pay if I rent an MPDU?
36. What happens if a certificate holder wants to move out of their apartment when their lease expires?
37. How are the prices of for-sale units determined?
38. What is the occupancy period on a rental MPDU, and what does it mean?
39. What other financial means does an applicant need to purchase an MPDU?
40. What other monthly costs besides a mortgage payment must I pay if I purchase an MPDU?
41. What are the requirements for the home buyer classes?
42. Do you provide financing for my home?
43. Is assistance offered for down payment and settlement expenses?
44. Can upgrades be added to the allowable sales price of a unit and included in the mortgage?
45. Can a buyer have a cosigner for a mortgage loan?
46. What is the occupancy period for purchased MPDUs? What does this mean in terms of reselling a unit?
47. If I pay off my mortgage, does my obligation to the MPDU program remain in effect?

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1. Is there a ticket or fee to enjoy the New Year's Eve festivities?
2. Where should I park?
3. Will there be any parking restrictions downtown?
4. Is the Big Tent heated?
5. How can I get around the City?
6. Who is organizing New Year's Eve this year?
7. Where can I watch the fireworks?
8. Are there any restrictions for boaters?
9. Will there be multiple venues as in past years?
10. Will there be food and drinks available at the New Year's Eve Annapolis celebration?
11. Will there be alcohol served at this event?

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1. When are permits required in the City of Annapolis?
2. If I plan to do interior or exterior demolition, is a permit required and if so, what plans do I need to submit?
3. Is a permit required for piers, pilings, floating docks, dredging, or boat lifts?
4. Do tree removals require a permit?
5. Does landscaping require a permit?
6. What is a sheeting/shoring permit and when is one required?
7. Where can applications for the permits and licenses be obtained?
8. How long does it take to process a building, plumbing, mechanical or electrical permit?
9. How long does it take to process a grading permit?
10. How is the building permit fee assessed?
11. How will I know when my permit is ready for pick up?
12. When can work be started?
13. Generally, what types of inspections are required and when are they required?
14. Does a building permit have an expiration date?
15. Does my commercial establishment have to be handicap accessible?
16. When is a grease interceptor required?
17. Are there any special requirements for building near the water?
18. When are surety bonds or letters of credits required?
19. What is a Use and Occupancy Permit and when is it required?
20. Is there a fee to submit revised drawings?

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1. What areas do Annapolis Police Officers patrol?
2. What information can I receive about criminal activity in Annapolis?
3. Does the Annapolis Police Department inspect Safety Equipment Repair Orders (SERO)?
4. Does the Annapolis Police Department allow civilians to ride-along with police officers?
5. Does the Annapolis Police Department offer fingerprinting services for employment and other reasons?
6. What does the Annapolis Police Department do with unclaimed property?
7. Is there a fee to get my off-road vehicle after it was towed by the Annapolis Police Department?

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1. What is the Internal Affairs Section?
2. How do I make a complaint?
3. Okay, I made my complaint, what happens next?
4. How will I find out the results of the investigation?
5. Will the Police Department really be fair when they investigate one of their own employees?
6. How do I contact the Internal Affairs Section?

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1. What is the Annapolis Youth Police Academy?
2. What is the curriculum?
3. When is the Youth Academy?
4. Is there a fee?
5. Who can attend?

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1. Where can I get this app?
2. I can’t download this app on my iPad, but was told this was available on Apple products. How do I get it?
3. When I open the traffic function and click on ‘Road Camera’s, some of the cameras are not functioning properly. What do I do?
4. When/how does this app update?

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1. How will I save?
2. How can I take advantage of the bicycling tax benefit?
3. How do I get my employer to sign up?
4. How does the program work?
5. How much do employers and employees save?
6. Why would an employer offer a Commuter Benefits program?
7. Who can participate? Are any employers too large or too small for the program?
8. Do employers need to keep detailed records?

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1. Where can I pay my utility bill?
2. How often will I get a utility bill?
3. Who do I call if I have a question about my bill?
4. How can I get a copy of my bill?
5. How can I change the name or address to which my bill is mailed?
6. The water consumption on my bill was very high. What should I do?
7. How can you read my water meter without removing the meter top?
8. How is my bill calculated?
9. How are water and sewer rates calculated?
10. What are the residential refuse rates?
11. What are the storm water utility rates?
12. How much is the bay restoration fee?
13. How much is the turn on/off fee?
14. How much does a special reading cost.
15. How do I obtain a lien certificate?
16. Why do I have to pay the City for refuse collection when I don't put out any trash?

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1. When will I see the full impact of the fee increases in my bill?
2. How much more will I pay for sewer and water?
3. Why did the City need to raise the water and sewer rates?
4. Are there alternate payment plans?
5. Why do customers with larger meters have to pay higher fees?
6. Why are out-of-city customers charged so much more for water?
7. Why do we need to spend so much money on a new water treatment plant?
8. How do Annapolis' water and sewer rates compare to the rates in other cities and counties?
9. Are there plans to increase the rates further in the future?