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1. What is market value?
2. Why have a property tax?
3. How is property appraised?
4. Why do assessed values change from year to year?
5. What are your rights and responsibilities?
6. What happens to taxable value when a property transfers ownership?
7. What is a conditional rescission?
8. How do I read an Assessment?

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1. How much does a Building Permit cost?
2. Will my contractor obtain the permit?
3. How do I find out if my contractor is licensed?
4. What else should I ask a proposed contractor about?
5. Is the contractor required to get any other permits?
6. What happens if I get caught doing work without a building permit?

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1. Who should I contact for a grass/weeds complaint?
2. My neighbor has a car that's been sitting up on blocks for months, is that allowed?
3. I filed a complaint awhile back and nothing's happened. Why hasn't Code Enforcement responded yet?
4. If I cannot fix a problem within the time allotted on the notice, will Code Enforcement work with me?
5. My neighbor's grass is a foot long. Don't they have to mow it!?

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1. I had a sewer back up during a recent rainstorm. What should I do?
2. How should I go about having my basement cleaned after a sanitary sewer backup?
3. How do I pay for the clean up?
4. I have a problem in the sanitary sewer service lead (lateral). Whom do I call for help?
5. What is a sanitary sewer service lead (lateral)?
6. What is connected to this sanitary sewer service lead (lateral)?
7. What might have caused the sanitary sewer to back up?
8. What can I do to prevent a sanitary sewer backup?
9. What is a backflow or backwater valve?
10. I have a septic field and would like to connect to public sanitary sewer lines. How can I do that?

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1. What is the township policy regarding snow removal?
2. What do I do if the township breaks my mailbox while plowing snow?
3. What if the snowplows damage my yard?

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1. I have a private well. Do I have to connect to the Township water supply?

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1. Do I need smoke detectors in my home?
2. What is carbon monoxide and do I need carbon monoxide (CO) detectors?
3. My smoke alarm is going off, but I don’t see anything should I bother calling 911?
4. My CO detector is going off, but I don’t see or smell anything. Should I bother calling 911?
5. How often should I replace my smoke detectors or carbon monoxide detectors?
6. Is there always someone at the firehouse?
7. What about campfires and outdoor burning?
8. I need to have a car seat inspected or installed. Can you help me?
9. Do you do station tours?

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1. What are your park hours?
2. Where is your office located?
3. What are the Senior Center hours?
4. What are the hours for the splash pad at Bicentennial Park?
5. Am I considered a resident?
6. What is the difference between a resident and non-resident fee?
7. Why can't I find information about the Commons, Rust, or Physicians Park's?

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1. What is zoning?
2. How can I verify the land use and/or zoning of my property?
3. I received a Notice of Public Hearing in the mail. What does this mean?
4. What can I do in my zoning district?
5. Where can I find information on the setbacks, maximum lot coverage, minimum roadway frontage, height or density allowed on my property?
6. Where can I find a copy of the Zoning Ordinance?
7. I am considering rezoning, or changing the use of my property. What do I need to do?
8. Where can I find applications online? Can they also be downloaded and turned in online?
9. How long does the development review process take?
10. May I have a home-based business?
11. May I operate a daycare for children in my home?
12. Where can I build a fence on my residential property?
13. Can I have a storage shed or garage that is not attached to my house on my property?
14. Can I split (subdivide) my land?
15. Is a garage apartment allowed?
16. Where can I park my boat or RV?
17. Does my pool or other accessory structure have to meet the same setbacks as my house?
18. How do I register a complaint about a troublesome neighbor or nuisance property in my neighborhood?

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1. How do I report a crime?
2. How do I get a copy of a Police Incident or Accident Report?
3. Does Grand Blanc Township have a curfew for minors?
4. Where may a victim of crime turn for help?
5. Where do I go to pay traffic fines?
6. What do I do if I am involved in an auto accident?
7. How do I report a suspicious situation?
8. How do I get a handgun purchase permit?
9. What is the fine on a traffic/ordinance ticket?
10. What is the law regarding seat belt usage?
11. What should I do if I am being stalked?
12. What is a personal protection order (PPO)?
13. How do I acquire a PPO?
14. Where can I find the Township Ordinances?
15. Where can I find information on the garbage collection schedule?
16. How do I make a water/sewer payment?
17. How do I contact the Township offices?
18. How do I report a power outage?
19. How do I get my property returned to me (evidence, found property, seized property, or property taken for safekeeping)?
20. How can I dispose of my prescription medication?
21. What if I have a traffic complaint?