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1. When is Trick-or-Treat/Beggar's Night in Gahanna?
2. How do I apply for unemployment?
3. Where is the Social Security office located?
4. What should I do if I smell a gas odor and how do I report it?
5. How do I report that my power is out? How can I find out when it will come back on?
6. When is the 4th of July Parade and how can I participate?

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1. What is the Council's role in City government?
2. Who is elected in Gahanna's government?
3. How long is the term of office for elected officials?
4. How can I get a message to my Council Member?
5. When does the Council meet?
6. What is the difference between a Council meeting and a Committee meeting?
7. How can I find out what items are on the Council agenda?
8. How can I review minutes from Council and Committee meetings?
9. What is my Council district?
10. Can I address the Council members during a Council meeting?

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1. How do I know who has the records I need? Who do I ask?
2. Do I have to give you my name, address, or phone number?
3. Do I have to fill out a form?
4. Am I allowed to have everything in your files?
5. How far back can I see records?
6. How soon will the records be ready for me to look at or have copies of?
7. Is there a limit to how often I can request records?
8. Is there a limit to how many records I can ask for?
9. How much do record copies cost?
10. What kinds of non-paper copies can I ask for?
11. Can I take records to a commercial copying store or my home computer to make my own copies?
12. What if I only need some of the information in a document or file?
13. Are emails public records?
14. Can I ask for a list of email messages you printed then deleted?

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1. Why are there paint marking and/or colored flags in my yard?
2. Where is the easement in my yard?
3. How do I obtain or change an address?
4. What is a “certified address”?
5. How do I access the City's mapping (GIS) resources?

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1. What are the requirements for private commercial development projects?
2. What are the requirements for private residential development projects?

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1. How is the program area determined?
2. Why do property owners have to pay for the repairs to the sidewalk?
3. Do property owners who opt-out of the program have to use a specific contractor?
4. Will the City remove trees or prune trees and shrubs?
5. Will the City pay for tree removal or pruning?
6. Will property owners be required to remove street trees?
7. Will the City replace street trees?
8. My neighbors have not shoveled their sidewalks, where should I report this?

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1. When will my street be paved?
2. What work will be completed on my street?
3. How long will my road be closed for the street rebuilds?
4. How will my trash service be handled?
5. Where will I be able to park my vehicle?
6. How will I be notified of project updates during construction?
7. What are the typical working hours?
8. When is the construction expected to begin?

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1. Does the Mayor preside over my case?
2. How can I contest a ticket?
3. How can I find out when my court date is?
4. How do I enter my plea?
5. How much is my fine?
6. How can I receive a continuance for my case?
7. Is my attorney required to file all forms in person?
8. Can I change the jurisdiction for my case to the Franklin County Municipal Court?

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1. Where can I find information about local recreation youth leagues?
2. How do I register for a Parks and Recreation program?
3. Who do I contact if a park trail needs maintenance?

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1. Does Gahanna require contractors to register?
2. How do I obtain a building permit?
3. How do I request an inspection?
4. Who will conduct my inspection?
5. How do I purchase additional inspections?
6. How do I track my permit?
7. How do I find the fees for permits and inspections?
8. How do I find applicable building codes?

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1. What is the purpose of the Rental Registration requirement?
2. What is considered a residential rental property?
3. How often must the property be registered?
4. What is the registration process?
5. What happens if I don’t register my rental property?
6. When must the information be filed?
7. Who can file the rental registration?
8. How much is the registration and permit fee?
9. Do I have to register my single-family dwelling if I (the owner) live at the property?
10. Do I have to register my duplex or multi-unit if I (the owner) occupy one of the units?
11. Do I have to register my property if I rent to my family or friends?
12. Do I have to register my property if the tenant doesn't pay rent but is making repairs or updates to the property?
13. Do I have to register my Airbnb?
14. Can I use a P.O. Box as an address?
15. What if I sell the property?
16. What will the inspector be looking for?
17. Do I have to be present at the time of the inspection?
18. What happens if violations are found during the inspection?

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1. I found a dead bird. Where do I report this?
2. How do I report mosquito problems or find out about mosquito spraying in my neighborhood?
3. Does the City of Gahanna have a health department?

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1. When is refuse, recycling, and yard waste picked up?
2. What are the collection guidelines for refuse, recycling, and yard waste?
3. If I have trash beyond what cart can hold, can I use other containers?
4. Do I have to separate my recycling?
5. Who do I call if my collection is missed?
6. Where do I get new or replacement recycling bins?
7. Does the City still pick up leaves? If not, how can I dispose of them?
8. How do I dispose of hazardous household waste (HHW)?
9. Where can I take my recycling if I live in an apartment?
10. Can I set out bulk items?

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1. What is backflow?
2. What happens during a backflow event?
3. What is a cross connection?
4. What are common types of cross connections?
5. What is a backflow device?
6. Is a backflow device required on all residential irrigation systems?
7. Why do backflow devices need to be tested?
8. How often does a backflow device need to be tested?
9. Can anyone test a backflow device?
10. What happens after the backflow device has been tested?
11. What is the difference between a spring startup service and a backflow test?
12. What if my backflow device is due to be tested before I want to turn on my irrigation system for the season or have the spring startup service performed?
13. Can I have my backflow device tested at the same time that the spring startup service is performed?
14. Why did two people come out to perform my spring startup service and backflow test?
15. Am I still required to have the backflow device tested even if I do not use my irrigation system?
16. What are my options if I do not want to have my backflow device tested every year?
17. What are some considerations before having my irrigation system cut and capped?

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1. What order are streets plowed during snow events?
2. The snow plow damaged my mailbox. How do I get it repaired?
3. Is street parking allowed during a snow event?
4. Who do I call to remove snow from my driveway approach?
5. I can't shovel my driveway due to health concerns. How do I get help?

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1. How do I report potholes?
2. How do I report a streetlight problem?
3. How do I report a dead animal in the right-of-way?
4. How do I request a regulatory street sign (i.e. "No Parking," etc.) be placed on my street?
5. Whose responsibility is it to maintain street trees?

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1. Why do we have traffic cameras at intersections?
2. Does Gahanna have red light cameras?
3. How do you drive a roundabout?

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1. How often am I billed and what is included in my utility bills?
2. Are the readings on my bill actual or estimated?
3. Can payments be automatically deducted from my bank account?
4. Does the City offer a discount for low-income households?
5. Are discounts available for seniors?

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1. What do I do if I smell a sewer odor or suspect a sewer backup (i.e. have slow flushing toilets)?
2. What is a deduct meter/sewer adjusting meter (SAM)?

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1. Who is responsible for manhole lids?

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1. What should I do if I have low water pressure?
2. Who is responsible for water leaks?
3. What do I do if the water is discolored or foul tasting?
4. How do I prevent pipes in my home from freezing during the winter? If one happens to freeze, can I thaw it out?
5. What do I do if I have a water leak in my house?