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1. Does my dog need a license from the Town?
2. Does my cat need a license?
3. What is the fine if my animal is picked up and does not have a license?
4. When do I have to renew my dog's license?
5. Does the animal shelter put animals to sleep? How long do they wait?
6. How soon after an animal is picked up, will it be made available for adoption?
7. What is required if I want to adopt an animal?
8. There is a skunk under my porch, will someone come and take it away?
9. How do you trap wild animals like skunks and raccoons?
10. Where is the Animal shelter located?
11. If my dog is vaccinated, why does it need to be quarantined if it bites someone?
12. My dog has an identification "chip". Do you have the equipment to read the chip?
13. Are animal wardens available on weekends?

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1. How often does the Town conduct a revaluation of real estate?
2. I escrow my taxes. Is this real estate tax bill that I received a duplicate copy?
3. I escrow my taxes or I have refinanced my mortgage or my mortgage has been sold and I am escrowing with a different company now. What should I do about my tax bill?
4. Can you provide some information about the Town's Elderly Tax Relief programs?
5. What if a payment is late?
6. What is the current tax rate?
7. What periods do the tax bills cover?
8. When are payments due?
9. When can I appeal motor vehicle taxes? Real estate / tangible taxes?
10. Why did I get a motor vehicle tax bill for a car I don't own anymore?

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1. Do I need to be a registered or licensed contractor to do work on my own dwelling?
2. How long does it take to get a permit?
3. What code do I follow in North Kingstown?
4. What do I do if I feel that I can not comply with building code requirements?
5. What is the cost of a permit?

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1. Do I need a permit?
2. Why do I need a permit?
3. How do I apply for a permit?
4. How do I schedule an Inspection?
5. What are the requirements for Commericial, New Contruction or Substantial Improvements?
6. What are the requirements for a Change of Use?
7. What is the permit review process?
8. How long does it take to get a permit?
9. What is the procedure with permits?
10. What code does North Kingstown follow?
11. What is the cost of a permit?
12. Where can I find information about permitted uses, zoning, set-backs, etc.?
13. Where can I find information about my septic system?
14. Where can I find information about the change of use and or tenancy of an existing building?
15. Where can I find the permit history for property?
16. Where can I find information about locating a new business in town?
17. Do I need to be a registered or licensed contractor to do work on my own dwelling?
18. What do I do if I feel that I can not comply with building code requirements?

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1. What is Code Red?
2. When is Code Red used?

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1. Do you know someone who may qualify for an elderly tax exemption?
2. What if you have questions or need help filling out the application form?

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1. Can I listen to the Fire Department on my scanner?
2. Do I need a burning permit?
3. Do I need a fire inspection?
4. How can I report a fire or emergency?
5. How can I request a fire safety presentation?
6. How do I get to the Fire Department administrative offices?
7. How does 911 work?
8. How many smoke detectors do I need in my house?
9. Should I have a carbon monoxide detector?
10. Should I report a small fire, even if it's already out?
11. What are the statistics with children and fires?
12. What is the ISO rating for the Town of North Kingstown?
13. What kind of fire extinguisher should I buy?

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1. How do I get a mooring in North Kingstown?
2. How do I get on the Waiting List for a town mooring or space at the town wharf?
3. Does the Town maintain any transient moorings?
4. What Mooring Service Providers are authorized by the Harbor Division?
5. Can I rent my mooring?
6. I don't have a boat anymore - can I let my friend use my mooring?
7. Why can't I let my friend use my mooring if I'm not using it?
8. How often does my mooring need to be inspected?
9. What size mooring do I need for my boat?
10. I just bought a new boat and don't have a place to keep it - what do you suggest?
11. I am buying a larger boat - can I keep it on my old mooring?
12. I used to have a 35 foot boat on my mooring. For several years now I have had a 20 foot boat. Can I go back to a 35 foot boat?
13. I just bought a house that comes with a "deeded" mooring. What do I do?
14. If my boat breaks down, will the Harbormaster tow me in?
15. Can I install my mooring myself?
16. When does my child need to wear his / her life jacket?
17. Do I need a certificate to operate a motorboat?
18. Do I need a license to operate a Personal Watercraft?
19. What happens if I don't use my mooring in accordance with the Harbor Management Plan?

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1. I am hearing that you are putting our drinking water at risk, is this true?
2. What is the difference between GW1 and GW2, and what does that mean?
3. Why is the Water Department saying the Tarbox Hyundai site is in a GW2 when the map says it is a GW1?
4. Is this some special deal for this one parcel of land and this one property owner?
5. Why isn’t there a map that is accurate and up to date?
6. Why would the Water Department want to put the groundwater reservoir at risk?
7. How does this affect Allie’s Donuts anyway?
8. Is our water supply truly stressed?

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1. Why does North Kingstown restrict lawn watering during the summer months?
2. How does the new sprinkler ordinance work?
3. What about vegetable and flower gardens?
4. Are there still odd / even watering restrictions in June?
5. If I put in a new lawn this summer, can I water more frequently?
6. Why don't you just get bigger pumps or better equipment?
7. Why haven't you drilled more wells?

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1. How do I get a VIN check?
2. How do I obtain an accident report?
3. How do I request a detail officer?
4. What kinds of animals does the Animal Control Division deal with?

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1. Can I register online for programs?
2. Do I have to be a resident to register for programs?
3. Can the fields be rented?
4. Can the beach be rented?
5. What type of payment do you accept?
6. Where is your location and what are the hours of operation?
7. Can we get on the distribution list?
8. Is Financial Help available?
9. Can we register for a program late?
10. How can we find out if the Community Center is available?
11. Where is the Town Beach?
12. Are dogs allowed on the Beach? Or Parks?
13. Can we bring our Propane Grill to the Beach? Park?
14. Can we bring our Kayak to the Beach?
15. Can we use our motor boat on the lake at Ryan Park?
16. Is hunting allowed at the Ryan Park?
17. Can we bring our trail bikes to Ryan Park?
18. What beaches in NK belong to the Town?
19. Where can I get a Beach Pass?

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1. How will I know if my assessment is equitable?
2. If I disagree with my assessment after a hearing, what are my options?
3. What happens during a Revaluation?
4. What is a Revaluation?
5. What is an informal hearing?
6. What is market value and who determines my property value?
7. What qualifications do the appraisers have?
8. Why did my land value increase so much?
9. Why is a Revaluation needed?
10. Will a Revaluation increase taxes?

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1. What age do I have to be to participate?
2. Do I have to join the North Kingstown Senior Association dba Friends of Beechwood to participate in activities and services at the center?
3. What are some of the benefits of joining NKSA (Friends of Beechwood)?
4. Is North Kingstown residency required?
5. What types of programs does the Senior Center offer?
6. What does the Social Services Department provide?
7. How do I determine if I am eligible for medical assistance?
8. How do I apply for food stamps and/or medical assistance?
9. Are meals available at the Senior Center?
10. What should I do if I need transportation?
11. How would I get Meals-On-Wheels if I ever needed it, or if I have a neighbor who I think would benefit from it?
12. Where does the funding come from for the Center's many programs and services?
13. Does the center accept donations from individuals?
14. What other services are available to someone who is homebound?
15. Are there volunteer opportunities available at the center?

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1. When did the North Kingstown Wastewater Management Ordinance go into effect?
2. What’s the reason for this Ordinance?
3. Why haven't I gotten these reminder postcards in years past?
4. What do I have to do to meet compliance with the Ordinance?
5. How long do I have to get the inspection and pumping complete?
6. How often do I need to get the inspection and / or pump-out done?
7. What do inspectors do during an inspection?
8. Why do I have to use "Town approved Inspectors"?
9. Why do I have to send you the pump-out receipt? Can't the company that did the work provide you with the receipt?
10. What will happen if I refuse or can't afford to do this now?
11. The ground is frozen and the tank / cesspool is inaccessible. Can I wait to have the inspection or pump-out done?
12. This is only a summer house; do I still have to comply?
13. I live here by myself; do I still have to comply?
14. How much will the inspection and / or pumpout cost me?
15. How much will the inspection and / or pump-out cost me?

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1. Total Coliform and Fecal Coliform: what’s the difference?
2. Where are the water supply samples taken from?
3. How are water supply quality samples analyzed?
4. What happens if a sample tests positive for Total or Fecal Coliform?
5. What amount of Total Coliform indicates a water system violation?
6. What if Fecal Coliform is detected in a routine sample?

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1. I live in North Kingstown and have a shutoff on my utility bill or can't get a delivery of oil because I owe a bill. Where can I get help?
2. Where do I apply for Section 8 Housing for North Kingstown?
3. I live in North Kingstown, where do I apply for Heating Assistance and when should I apply?
4. Where do I apply for Food Stamps?
5. I just lost my job and have several children and no money. Where can I get some emergency food?
6. Where can I get commodities?
7. I live in North Kingstown and I don't drive. I need to have transportation to a doctor's appointment. Can you help?
8. I have no money and need medical care and dental services. Where can I go?