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1. When is a permit required?
2. What types of permits are required?
3. What are the necessary requirements to do work in the town fort mill?
4. Can a homeowner obtain permits?
5. Who is a contractor?
6. What is the process for obtaining a permit?
7. When are building inspections required?
8. Who should I contact?

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1. What are impact fees?
2. Why did Town Council adopt an impact fee ordinance?
3. When will the town start collecting impact fees?
4. How are impact fees calculated?
5. What is a discount rate?
6. How and when are impact fees paid?
7. Do impact fees apply to all types of construction?
8. How will the fee be calculated if my intended use is not on the impact fee schedule?
9. Can an impact fee assessment be appealed?
10. Do I need to pay an impact fee if I am opening a business in an existing structure?
11. How can I receive an impact fee credit?
12. Are impact fees refundable?
13. Can the impact fee amounts be changed in the future?
14. How will the town spend revenues collected from impact fees?

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1. How do I obtain a burn permit?
2. Am I allowed to burn inside the town limits during a burn ban?
3. Can I have a recreational burn pit within the town limits?
4. Will the fire department help me install smoke and/or carbon monoxide alarms?
5. Will the fire department unlock my car if I lock my keys in the car?
6. How can I request a fire inspection?
7. How do I obtain a mobile food vendor permit?

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1. How do I apply for a Town of Fort Mill position?
2. How long do you keep my application?
3. How can I find out if there are vacancies at the Town of Fort Mill?
4. Do you accept applications for positions that are not on the employment posting?
5. Do I have to complete an application, or will a resume suffice?
6. I want to apply for more than one position, do I have to fill out more than one application?
7. What happens after I submit the employment application?
8. I interviewed for a position; how do I find out if I was selected?

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1. Can I reschedule/continue my court date?
2. Do I have court today?
3. Something unexpected has come up (e.g. illness, car issues, etc.) and I cannot make my court date today. Can you tell the judge/officer or continue my case?
4. Why didn’t the judge dismiss my case since the officer was not there ?
5. Can I represent myself?
6. My child (age 17 or older) received a ticket for curfew violation, possession of tobacco, or underage drinking. Does he/she need to go to court?
7. My child (age 16 or older) received a traffic ticket. Does he/she need to appear in court?
8. What is the procedure for entering a plea to a criminal charge?
9. What happens at a trial?
10. Can I plead by phone?
11. How long is the court session? Will it last longer than an hour?
12. Can I get a prayer for judgment?
13. Can I appear earlier than my trial date and time and speak with the judge?
14. Can I pay my ticket and still appear to plead not guilty?
15. What is the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) telephone number ?
16. What to do if my driver’s license is suspended for failing to pay a traffic ticket?
17. What type of payments do you accept?
18. When do I have to have my fine?
19. Can my fine be deducted from monies posted for my bond?
20. What will happen if I don’t pay my fine by the due date ?
21. Can I pay over the phone?
22. When will I get my bond money back?
23. Who gets the money on a refund?
24. What are court costs?
25. What do I do about the officer being rude?
26. Why aren’t the employees more helpful?
27. Will you call the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and tell them I paid my ticket?

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1. What does the “Birthday Cut off” mean?
2. Can I request a coach or a certain team?
3. Do I get a refund after signing up?
4. How do you reserve Park Shelters, Gazebos or register for Youth Sports Programs?
5. Where can I find inclement weather cancellation notices?
6. When do the bathrooms at the parks open and close?
7. When does the water park open at Steele St. Park?
8. Why are the athletic fields locked at times?
9. Are dogs allowed on the fields?
10. Can we use the baseball fields to hit a few balls and play catch?
11. Can I hit golf balls on the athletic fields?
12. Can I have a bounce house?
13. What if my event is rained out?
14. Who do we contact for lost and found items?

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1. Is my property in the Town of Fort Mill's jurisdiction?
2. What is my property zoned?
3. What does the zoning of my property mean?
4. How do I locate my property lines?

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1. Where is the Fort Mill Police Department?
2. Do I live in the Town of Fort Mill?
3. What is Crime Stoppers and how can I submit a tip there?
4. How can I get a fingerprint card?
5. How do I pay a fine or citation?
6. How do I request statistical information?
7. How do I request a copy of my incident report?
8. How do I request a copy of my collision report?
9. How do I request a criminal records check?
10. Who should I contact for help?

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1. How does a vendor find information related to current contracting opportunities?
2. Does the Procurement Department buy for all Town of Fort Mill offices?
3. How do I contact the Purchasing Department?
4. What are your office hours?
5. How do I get information regarding previous contracts?
6. What if my bid is late?

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1. The garbage men only picked up my trash can but left a bag outside the can; why did they leave it?
2. My garbage pick-up day falls on a holiday; do I still put out my garbage?
3. Do I need to call to schedule a pick-up for bulk items or lawn debris?
4. Do I need to bag my leaves?
5. Where can I take my construction materials?
6. Who do I call if my garbage was not picked up?
7. I need to locate a deceased relative in Unity or Greenhill Cemetery; who do I contact?

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1. Why is the Town of Fort Mill’s Recycling program changing?
2. Why is glass no longer accepted in my recycling cart?
3. Why are plastic bags not accepted in my recycling cart?
4. What other items are not allowed in my recycling cart?
5. Can pizza boxes be placed in my recycling cart? Do I need to remove labels on my cans and bottles?
6. Why do I need to leave the lids on my plastic jugs, jars and bottles?
7. How well do I need to wash containers before placing in my recycling cart?
8. As a resident of Fort Mill, what sanitation services do I receive for my monthly charge?
9. Who can I contact to learn more about recyclable items in the Town of Fort Mill?

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1. What is a Stormwater Utility?
2. Why do we need a Stormwater Utility?
3. Has stormwater utility been used anywhere else?
4. What is stormwater and why does it need to be managed?
5. What is the concern about stormwater quality?
6. What are some examples of drainage problems?
7. Why do we need to spend more for stormwater?
8. Doesn't stormwater runoff go into the sanitary sewer?
9. What is the Town’s responsibility for stormwater?
10. What services are funded by money collected from the Stormwater Utility fee?
11. What is the basis for the fees?
12. What is impervious surface?
13. How do you determine what I owe?
14. Why do I have to pay a stormwater fee?
15. Who pays the Stormwater Utility fee?
16. Do tax exempt properties have to pay?
17. Are there any properties that are excluded from this fee?
18. My property is not connected to the Town's drainage system. Why should I have to pay?
19. Why do I have to pay when I do not have any drainage problems?
20. Do I have to pay for any unoccupied developed properties that I own?
21. I am a renter; do I pay the fee or does my landlord?
22. What if I don't pay the stormwater fee?
23. How will I be billed?
24. Why not add this to my property taxes?
25. Does the stormwater utility maintain ditch, pipe or channel that cross private property?
26. When are storm drains cleaned?
27. Is it possible to have my fee reduced?
28. How can I be sure this fee won't pay for other Town projects?
29. What if there is an error on my bill?
30. Where can I get more information regarding the stormwater utility?
31. How do I apply for a Land Disturbance Permit?
32. How much does a Land Disturbance Permit cost?
33. Who needs a land disturbance permit?
34. How do I report a Stormwater issue?
35. How can I become more involved in public outreach for Stormwater?
36. How can I have Drippy visit my school/classroom?
37. How do I know if a road is owned by the town, county, or state?
38. What is an Illicit Discharge?
39. Why is illicit discharge a problem?
40. What are some examples of illicit discharges?
41. What are not considered Illicit Discharge?

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1. Why are water meters being replaced within the Town of Fort Mill?
2. When will this project be in my neighborhood?
3. What do I have to do to prepare for my meter replacement?
4. Will the Town’s water system be affected by the meter replacement project? Will I see any changes to my water quality or pressure?
5. Will customers be charged for the new water meters?
6. Who is performing the replacement work?
7. What if I have other questions?

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1. How do I set-up service?
2. What happens to my deposit?
3. How can I pay my bill?
4. How do I disconnect my service?
5. Why is my bill so much higher than my neighbor's bill?
6. I have a leak! Who do I call?
7. Why am I charged sewer usage on irrigation water that runs through my domestic meter?
8. What is a Boil Water Advisory?
9. What is a sewer backflow?
10. What is a Sanitary Sewer Overflow?
11. What is the difference between the state accommodations tax and the local accommodations tax?
12. Who approves accommodations tax expenditures?
13. Are there restrictions on the use of the accommodations tax revenue?
14. What is the Local Hospitality Tax?
15. Where do I send the taxes collected under the 2% Hospitality Tax?
16. What are the benefits of the Local Hospitality Tax?
17. What sales are subject to the Local Hospitality Tax?
18. Who is responsible for collecting and remitting the Local Hospitality Tax?
19. How will the Local Hospitality Tax be remitted to the Town of Fort Mill?
20. What if an establishment’s payment to the Town of Fort Mill is late?
21. Does the Local Hospitality Tax Act stipulate a business implementation credit for start-up costs?
22. How will the funds generated by the Hospitality Tax be allocated in future budgets?
23. How will the Town conduct audits of the Hospitality Tax?
24. Can the Town Council establish a Hospitality Tax advisory committee?
25. How do I calculate the taxes to be remitted to the Town under the 2% hospitality tax?