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Cemeteries

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1. How do I locate a burial in one of the City’s five municipal cemeteries?
2. Are any of the cemeteries haunted?
3. Does the Department of Cemeteries offer tours?
4. Where is the "Bird Girl" statue located?
5. Where is Jim Williams buried?
6. Are there any Confederate sections in the cemeteries?

Citizen Office

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1. How do I learn about Project DeRenne?
2. How do I get a street vendor license?
3. How do I get a sidewalk café license?
4. How do I request City services?
5. How do I find my work order?
6. Will Project DeRenne widen the road?

Clerk of Council

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1. How do I file a petition or claim with the City?
2. How do I transfer a cemetery deed?

Community Planning & Development

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1. What types of activities does the department fund?
2. When can an organization apply for funding?

Criminal History Records

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1. How can I obtain a copy of my Georgia criminal history record?

Development Services

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1. Why do I need a building permit?
2. What are the differences between a certificate of completion (C of C) and a certificate of occupancy (CO)?
3. How do I know if my inspection has passed?
4. What if my construction encroaches onto city right-of-way?
5. Who do I contact if my construction or demolition involves site development or land disturbance?
6. What do I do when my project is finished?
7. What is the difference between a Certificate of Completion (C of C) and a Certificate of Occupancy (CO)?
8. How many inspections, and of what type, are required?
9. How much does a building permit cost?
10. What is a plan review fee?
11. How long does it take to get a building permit once I submit my plans and application?
12. What is the plan review process for a building permit?
13. How do I apply for a Building Permit?
14. When can I pick up my permit?
15. What is the status of my building permit application?
16. How do I obtain my Master Permit Number?
17. What time will my inspection take place?
18. How are re-inspection fees determined?
19. What Building Codes are being enforced?
20. What fees do I need to pay for a building permit?
21. How long is my building permit valid?
22. Can I receive an extension on my permit?
23. What is the difference between a building inspection and a trade inspection?
24. Will I have the same inspectors throughout my permit process?
25. How do I call for building inspections?
26. As the homeowner or General Contractor can I call in trade inspections?
27. What is the price of an electrical application?
28. When will my power be released to Georgia Power?
29. How long does it take to process my electrical permit application?
30. How are re-inspection fees determined?
31. When is a mechanical permit required?
32. How do I apply for a permit?
33. What is the price for a mechanical permit?
34. What is required before a permit is issued?
35. Can I pay cash for my permit?
36. What documentation is required for a mechanical contractor?
37. What Mechanical Code do you enforce?
38. Can I schedule a time for my inspection?
39. What is the price of an plumbing application?
40. What plumbing code does the City of Savannah enforce?
41. Can I fax in an application?
42. When will my gas service be released to Atlanta Gas Light?
43. What time will my inspection take place?
44. When will my inspection results be posted?
45. Does the inspector have to sign the inspection card?
46. How late can I call in for an plumbing inspection?
47. What is the process for getting a site plan approved?
48. How long does it take to get a site permit once I submit my plans and application?
49. What other permits or approvals do I need for my site improvements?
50. What fees do I need to pay for a site permit?
51. How do I get my project number?
52. What is the status of my site project application?
53. How/when do I get a land disturbance permit?
54. How do I get a Certificate of Occupancy?
55. What kind of bonds does the City require?
56. What form can I use for bonds?
57. How/when do I get my bonds back?
58. What causes flooding in Savannah?
59. What is Flood Insurance?
60. Does my policy go into effect once a payment is made?
61. What types of property may be insured against flood loss?
62. What kinds of property are not insurable under the NFIP?
63. Can I get flood insurance if I'm renting a property?
64. Can I get flood insurance if I do not live in a High Risk Area?
65. If I live in a flood zone but my finish floor is above the BFE, do I still need flood insurance?
66. What is the purpose of an Elevation Certificate?
67. Is flood damage from wind-driven rain covered?
68. What is the Preferred Risk Policy (PRP)?
69. Can “north-eastern” winds affect flooding?
70. Do marshes and other vegetation prevent flooding?
71. How do I know if I am at risk of flooding?
72. What is the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) used for?
73. What is the City of Savannah’s Community Number?
74. What are FIRM Panels and how many are there?
75. What is the difference between the “Floodplain” and the “Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA)”?
76. What is the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)?
77. What is Increase Cost of Compliance (ICC)?
78. What is the Community Rating System (CRS)?
79. What is a 100 year or 500 year storm event?
80. What is the difference between Base Flood Elevation (BFE) and Design Base Flood Elevation (DBFE)?
81. What is a Freeboard?
82. What are the different Flood Zones and Risks?
83. What is the Coastal Barrier Resources System (CBRS)?
84. What is the “50% Rule”?
85. I live in a low-risk flood zone. Do I really need flood insurance?
86. What are benchmark, datum, and datum types?
87. How can I remove my property from the Floodplain?
88. What are some of the main construction tips for the different zones?
89. Why can’t hydrostatic vents be used in the VE zone?
90. What is compensatory Storage?
91. What is the difference between a Retention Pond and a Detention Pond?
92. How do ponds prevent flooding?
93. What else can I do to prevent my house from flooding?
94. What is the difference between a Flood watch and Flood warning?
95. Where can I get More Information?
96. Where can I get a Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) application?
97. Can I apply for a rezoning or text amendment to the zoning ordinance?
98. What is my property zoned?
99. How close can I build to the property line?
100. What are the required building setbacks for my property?
101. What is the first step in establishing a business?
102. Is it a requirement to reside in the residence when establishing a residential daycare?
103. Is there such a use as a vacation rental?
104. If the use that I am proposing is different from the current use, but no improvements to the building is needed, am I required to obtain a new Certificate of Occupancy?

Doing Business

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1. What is a sourcing event?
2. How can I find events to respond to?
3. How can I get more information about an event?

Economic Development

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1. Do I need a Business License to start a business?
2. Where do I go to obtain a Business Tax Certificate application?
3. Who do I contact regarding the zoning classification for the location I am considering for my business?

Flood Protection Information

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1. What is the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) used for?
2. Where can I get More Information?
3. How do I know if I am at risk of flooding?
4. What kinds of property are not insurable under the NFIP?
5. What are FIRM Panels and how many are there?

Housing

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1. What are the eligibility requirements for single-family homes that are financed by the Housing Department (DreamMaker homes)?
2. Does the Housing Department assist with housing searches for individuals looking for affordable units to rent or buy?

Human Resources

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1. Is it possible to apply for a position that is not currently listed, just to have an application on record for a future opening?
2. I completed an application last month for another position and I want to apply for a secretary position listed this week. Can I just use that same application for both positions?

Main

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1. How do I contact a city/county department?
2. Where can I find the answers to my frequently asked questions?

Mobility & Parking Services

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1. How do I use the public docks at Rousakis Plaza on River Street?
2. Where are the City public parking garages & lots?

Parks and Recreation Services

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1. Where can I get information on summer camps?
2. Who do I call to find out about youth and adult sports?
3. What are the contact number for Athletics?
4. When is my team's next game?
5. Will inclement weather cause a game cancellation?

Public Information Office

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1. How do I request public records from the City of Savannah?

Purchasing

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1. Where do I go to learn about doing business with the City?
2. How do I register as a supplier?
3. What is a sourcing event?
4. How can I find events to respond to?
5. What if I have trouble logging into the portal?
6. How do I change my password?
7. What if I forget my password?
8. Where can I get information about what you require of suppliers?
9. If I exit in the middle of a task, will my work be saved?
10. How do I print an event and attachments to a bid proposal?
11. How do I register as a supplier on your site?
12. How will I know when my registration is complete?
13. How do I update my contact information?
14. Why is it important to set up commodity codes on my profile?
15. What is a proxy?
16. Why do I get an error message when trying to access your web page?
17. How do I submit a response?
18. How do I retrieve and submit a response I drafted earlier?
19. How can I see my past responses?
20. How do I add to or change a response I already submitted?
21. Who will see my response?
22. How will I know if my response was successful?
23. How do I find and acknowledge addendums?

Real Property Services

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1. How does the City calculate my property value?

Recorder's Court

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1. Can I have my case reset or continued?
2. Can I have a jury trial in Recorder’s Court?
3. May I pay my fine online?
4. May I pay my fine with a credit card?
5. Do I need an attorney?
6. I received a citation for "no proof of insurance" (O.C.G.A. 40-6-10). I have insurance but did not have my insurance card to show to the officer. What do I do?
7. How many points will be placed on my driver's license?
8. The court notified the Department of Motor Vehicle Safety that I didn't appear at my scheduled hearing, what do I do?
9. How do I get information about the citation I've been issued?
10. How do I find out the status of my driver's license?
11. What is my right to be represented by an attorney?

Recycling

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1. How do I receive a recycling cart?
2. When is my recycling collected?
3. What items can be recycled?
4. What items cannot be recycled?

Refuse Disposal

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1. How do I dispose of waste paint?

Research Library and Municipal Archives

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1. Are you the public library?
2. Can I come in to do research?
3. Can I make a remote reference request?
4. What types of records do you have?
5. Do you have records for Chatham County?
6. Do you have genealogy records?
7. Do you have building and property records?

Residentual Refuse Collection

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1. What's new with Bulk Item Collections?

Revenue

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1. Can I pay my water bill online?
2. Do you accept payments over the phone?
3. Does my business need a business tax certificate?
4. How often are property tax bills mailed out?
5. How do I start water service?
6. What is the phone number for the refuse department?
7. Does the City of Savannah have additional sites for water utility payments?
8. Do you accept payments over the telephone?
9. Can I pay my parking tickets in the revenue department?

Sanitation

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1. Where can I find the 2014 collection schedules?
2. What's new with Bulk Item Collections?

Savannah Fire & Emergency Services

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1. Does Savannah Fire & Emergency Services offer free smoke detectors?
2. How do I obtain a fire report?
3. Can I get my blood pressure checked at the fire station?
4. Can I get firefighters or a fire truck to come to my school or community event?
5. Can I tour a Savannah fire station?
6. What is ISO and why is it important?

Thrive Sustainability Initiative

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1. Does the City have a sustainability plan?
2. I have a suggestion for the Thrive Sustainability Initiative. Who can I contact?

Vehicle Maintenance

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1. How can I purchase a surplus vehicle?