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1. I don’t want to get my vehicle out of tow but I would like to retrieve personal items, how can I do this?
2. I don’t have any identification with a photo. How can I get my vehicle released?
3. I have a court hold on my vehicle, how can I get this removed?
4. How do I find out how much my outstanding parking tickets are?

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1. What is Backflow?
2. What is back-siphonage?
3. What factors can cause back-siphonage?
4. What factors can cause a back pressure-backflow condition?
5. What is a cross connection?
6. What is the most common form of a cross connection?
7. How can you help prevent backflow conditions?

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1. Are building owners/operators required to hold regular emergency drills?
2. Are emergency instructions tailored to events and communicated to building occupants?
3. How can I judge if my building's evacuation plan is adequate for any emergency?
4. If I become trapped, should I break a window? Should I jump?
5. If I have a long stairwell, is it better to go to the roof?
6. If the neighboring high-rise is one fire, should my building evacuate?
7. Is high-rise building evacuation different from other buildings?
8. Procedures for people in wheelchairs or other disabilities that affect mobility?
9. Should my building have any type of exterior escape device?
10. Under what circumstances may I use the elevator safely?
11. What are the key elements of emergency preparedness?
12. What happens when the event is not typical?
13. Will the systems work in a terrorist attack?

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1. Why become a designated CHDO?
2. Where can you apply for a CHDO designation?
3. How do you apply for CHDO Designation?

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1. Do I have to live within the city limits to work for the City or Dayton Public School?
2. How do I apply for a job with the City of Dayton or Dayton Public Schools?
3. How do I obtain information regarding City or Dayton Public Schools positions?
4. How does Civil Service determine if I qualify for the position I applied for?
5. How will I know when and where to come and take an exam?
6. How will I receive my scores from an examination?
7. What do the different job types mean?
8. What is an "eligible list?"
9. What type of examination can I expect to take?
10. When can I submit an application for employment with Dayton Public Schools?
11. When can I submit an application for employment with the City of Dayton?
12. Where is the City of Dayton Civil Service Office located?

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1. What are the qualifications for the registry?
2. How do I register my domestic partnership?
3. What does the registration fee provide?

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1. What information must I bring to the tax preparation site?

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1. Are losses deductible?
2. How can I contact someone for assistance?
3. What is a complete return?
4. When are penalties and interest assessed?
5. When is a return due?
6. Where can I get tax forms?
7. Who is eligible for income tax preparation services?
8. Who may receive an extension?
9. Who should file?

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1. How can I obtain a copy of a fire report?
2. Why does the Fire Department dispatch a fire engine or ladder with a Medic?

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1. When will you be accepting applications?
2. What if I am under the age of 18?
3. Where can I get an application?
4. When is the exam date?
5. How long does it take to find out where I have placed on the Firefighter Recruit eligible list?
6. Is there a study guide available for the exam?
7. How are applicants ranked on the eligible list?
8. If there is a tie on the exam, how is ranking affected on the eligible list?
9. Are there additional points given for special skills?
10. Will there be any additional points awarded?
11. Will there be any practice sessions available for the physical agility test?
12. How can I prepare for the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT)?
13. Is there an age requirement?
14. What is the academy start date?
15. How many recruits will be hired?
16. If I am called for active duty or have a medical problem, can I reserve my place on the list?
17. What are minimum requirements to apply?
18. Is an Ohio driver's license required to apply?
19. Do you have to be a citizen of the United States to apply?
20. Is there a vision standard?
21. Do I have to live in the city of Dayton?
22. Do I need any previous training?
23. How long does the academy last and what are the hours?
24. I can’t find the answer to my questions. Where can I get more information?

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1. How should I gather my leaves for collection?
2. How often will my bagged leaves be collected?
3. What happens to the bags once they are collected?
4. Can I drop off leaves at area composting sites myself?
5. Can I compost my leaves instead of bagging them?
6. What else can I do to reduce the amount of leaves I need to bag?

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1. What is Lot Links?
2. How does it work?
3. What makes a property eligible for acquisition through Lot Links?
4. Where can I get an application?
5. How can I find out if a building has code violations or is on the nuisance/demolition list?
6. How do I search for eligible tax-delinquent properties?
7. Where can I get more details about how the acquisition process works?
8. Where do I call with additional questions?

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1. What is a building permit?
2. When do I need a building permit?
3. How can I find out the permit fees for my project?
4. Why do I need a building permit?
5. If my building or house has had a fire or has been damaged by a vehicle or a storm, what do I need to do?
6. When don’t I need a building permit?
7. When do I not need a plumbing, electrical or mechanical permit?
8. How do I apply for a permit?
9. What building codes does the City of Dayton enforce?
10. Where is the Division of Building Inspection located?
11. When do I need to submit plans?
12. Can I apply for a permit online?
13. How long does it take to get a permit?
14. How many copies of plans are required for permit review?
15. How many copies of revised plans are needed?
16. What should I know about inspections during construction?
17. How do I arrange for an inspection?
18. How do I know if a property is within the Dayton city limits?
19. How do I know if a building is in a historic district with special requirements?
20. How do I find out what abandoned property is being sold by the City?
21. What is required to get electric service connected?
22. What is required to get natural gas service connected?
23. What are the hours of operation for the Building Inspection Permit Counter?
24. What services are provided at the One Stop Center (371 W. 2nd St.)?

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1. How long does the plan review process take?
2. How many copies of plans are required for a permit?
3. Is there a requirement that my plans be prepared by an Architect or an Engineer?
4. What commercial building code is used in the city of Dayton?
5. How many copies of revised plans are needed?
6. What do I need to open a child care or daycare facility?
7. What is a Certificate of Occupancy?
8. When do I need to obtain a Certificate of Use and Occupancy?
9. When does my permit expire?
10. How long do I have to make repairs to a building that has been cited as a nuisance?
11. What approvals do I need before I can legally open my business?
12. Is a Building Permit required for a parking lot?
13. Who can I talk to with questions about City requirements before I rent or buy a business property?
14. Is a building permit required to reroof a business?
15. Is a building permit required for a construction trailer?

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1. Do I need a permit to install or re-roof my house?
2. Do I need a permit to build a fence?
3. Do I need a building permit to put a shed in my yard?
4. What residential building codes does the Division of Building Inspection enforce?
5. Do I need a permit to install a swimming pool or hot tub?
6. Can I put new shingles over the existing ones?
7. What is the frost line depth; how deep should I dig my footing?
8. How long do I have to make repairs to a house that has been cited as a nuisance?
9. After a permit is issued, can I do the work on my house or do I need to hire someone?
10. What do I need to obtain a permit to build a deck?
11. What do I need to obtain a permit to add a garage?
12. What do I need to obtain a permit to build an addition to my house?
13. Do my plans need to be prepared by an Architect or an Engineer?
14. How long does it take to get a permit?
15. How many copies of plans are required for permit review?

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1. When is a permit needed for a fire alarm or a sprinkler system?
2. Who can prepare plans for a fire alarm or sprinkler system?
3. How do I apply for a fire alarm or a sprinkler system permit?
4. How many copies of plans are required for permit reviews of fire alarm and sprinkler systems?
5. What code(s) does the City of Dayton use for fire alarm and sprinkler systems and where can I find a copy?
6. What is an over-the-counter permit and how can I get a permit in that manner?

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1. Why do I need to file a Certificate of Disclosure?
2. How can I determine if my property requires a Disclosure?
3. If there are open violations, can I sell the property?
4. Are certain property transfers or sales exempt from filing a disclosure?
5. What do I need to do to fulfill the Disclosure requirements?
6. I’ve done the research. What do I do with the form now?
7. Who needs to sign the Certificate of Disclosure and why?
8. What happens after I file the Disclosure?

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1. What is a public record?
2. How do I make a public records request?
3. How fast can I expect records to be processed?
4. Can the City deny a request?
5. Does the City charge for public records?

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1. What is a Risk Management Plan?
2. What kinds of chemicals are included?
3. Why is Risk Management Plan important?
4. What is the responsibility of facilities with these chemicals?
5. Who must comply with this law?
6. What is in place to protect me now?
7. Why must the City be involved?
8. Is it necessary for our facilities to use these chemicals?
9. What should I know about the City's use of these chemicals?
10. How will potential releases be prevented?
11. How will a release be handled?
12. What can I do?

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1. What is a special assessment?
2. Why is the City utilizing a Street Light Special Assessment?
3. Who is being assessed?
4. How is the assessment calculated?
5. Where can I Go to locate my assessment?
6. How long will the assessment last?
7. What areas have been exempted and why?
8. How will I be charged for the assessment?
9. Will I receive an invoice?
10. How does this special assessment benefit me?
11. What are the standards?
12. Who do I contact with further questions?

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1. What is the Use Nuisance Appeals Process?
2. How can citizens help?

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1. Do the sanitary and storm system work together?
2. Do I have to be home when they clean the sanitary main?
3. What do the green paint marks mean?
4. How does grease get into the main?
5. How often should I have my house lateral cleaned for roots?
6. Why do I get an odor in my basement?
7. Is my house lateral hooked to the catch basin?
8. What are the procedures for a broken house lateral?
9. What is Montgomery County Sewer Maintenance number?
10. Who do I call about the animals in the catch basin?
11. How much does it cost for a sewer tap?
12. Why does my basement flood when it rains heavy?
13. Can I use Pine-Sol or is your disinfect better?
14. Will sewer odor hurt me?
15. Who is responsible for the sewer lateral?
16. How long will it take the sewer maintenance crew to get here?
17. Why is my toilet gurgling?
18. Would you locate my sanitary main?
19. Would you come out and locate my house lateral?
20. Who do I need to talk to about getting a catch basin put in front of my house?
21. Why did water splash out of my toilet?
22. Will I be charged to have a catch basin cleaned?
23. Will I be charged for a broken catch basin in front of my house?
24. Why am I paying a Storm Water fee? I don't have a storm sewer.

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1. How much is my bill?
2. When is the next meter reading?
3. Can you come over and read my water meter before I move?
4. Can you put on / take my name off a bill?
5. Can you make payment arrangements for me?
6. Can you fax me a copy of my bill?
7. I am a landlord and I want my tenant's water turned off to evict them. Can you turn off the water off for them?
8. A plumber said to call and get my water turned off. Can you send someone out to do that and does it cost anything? Can you come out now?
9. I just got a tag for a "dead" meter. No one told me I had a "dead" meter. Now what?
10. I want to get my swimming pool filled up. What do I need to do?
11. I have water running in my basement by the meter. What do I need to do?
12. There is water coming up in my front yard. Just going straight up in the air! It looks like the four fountains are supposed to look downtown. Do I have to pay for all that water?
13. I just turned my kitchen facet on and the water is brown. And now that I have been doing laundry I just know that my clothes are ruined. Now what?
14. I must have low water pressure. Can you send someone out to turn it up?
15. The meter setter said he would not replace the meter because the pipe is galvanized. I want to speak to a supervisor.
16. What is pressure supposed to be in this area?

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1. My water pressure is low, what can I do?
2. Sometimes my water is cloudy for a moment when I open the faucet what is wrong?
3. If my water is rusty colored can I drink it? What causes that? Can I wash my clothes?
4. I need to repair some plumbing and I want the water off at the curb. How do I get it shut off?
5. My curb box is about three inches above ground level. Who repairs it?
6. Why does it take so long to get through to Water Revenue Customer Service? T
7. What is the wellfield charge and why is it back on my bill?
8. Why was the storm water billing added to my water bill?
9. Why does my storm water bill vary on each water bill?

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1. How do I get the lead out of my water?
2. Why does the City add fluoride to my water?
3. Why are there white spots in my coffee pot(s)?
4. Why is my water cloudy (or milky)?
5. Why do you add chlorine to drinking water?
6. Why is my water rusty?

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1. How can I lower my bill and save water at home?
2. I have a high water bill. Would it be possible to get an adjustment?
3. I have a leak in my yard. Will the Water Department repair it?
4. If I fill my pool with a garden hose, will the Water Department credit my sewer bill?
5. My meter hasn't been read for sometime. What should I do?
6. My meter is not working, do I have to pay to have it changed?

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1. What is Automatic Meter Reading?
2. Will the AMR meter interfere with cell phones, garage door openers or other electronics?
3. Do I need to be home to have my meter changed?
4. What will the new meter cost me?
5. How long does it take to change the meter?
6. How do I make an appointment to have my meter changed?

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1. How does the city prioritize plowing?
2. Why does it take so long to plow the streets?
3. Will my street be plowed next?
4. Why isn't sand used?
5. Why did I see a truck without its plow down?
6. Where should I park?
7. Why did you plow me in?
8. Who is responsible for clearing sidewalks?
9. How can I stay safe in snow?

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1. What are the application requirements for a Zoning Certificate (permit)?
2. What are the site plan submission requirements for an application for a Minor or Major Site design review?
3. Can I place my garage in the front yard?
4. Is a permit required to build a shed at my home?
5. Do I need a permit for a residential fence and what are the general height requirements?
6. Is a permit required for a deck?
7. How do I obtain a sign permit?
8. What are the requirements for real estate signs located in residential zoning districts?
9. Are there any signs that are prohibited within the City of Dayton corporate limits?