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1. When are the City Council Meetings?
2. How can I reach a Council Member?

Community Development

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1. How can I find out how my property is zoned?
2. How can I determine the setback requirements for my property?
3. How do I find my property lines?
4. Can I operate a business out of my home?
5. Where can I locate an accessory structure (e.g. detached garage, storage shed or pool) on my residential property?
6. What are the location and maximum height requirements for residential fences and do I need a permit?
7. How do I report a possible zoning violation?
8. How is zoning enforced?
9. Who enforces my restrictive covenants and/or private deed restrictions?
10. Can the zoning designation of a parcel of land be changed?
11. I want to care for children in my home. How many can I care for and do I need a permit?
12. I want to sell some of my property to my neighbor. What do I need to do?
13. Is a permit required to place and/or resurface a sign?
14. My property is located in a historical district, or is a local historic landmark; do I need approval for exterior modifications (e.g., window, doors, paint, etc.) to the structure?
15. The alley behind my house is unused. Can I buy it?
16. Where can I park my recreational vehicle on my residential property?
17. Is the Community Development Department the Section 8 Office?
18. How can I purchase a piece of property owned by the City of Council Bluffs?
19. Can I get Tax Increment Financing (TIF) assistance for a project I am considering?
20. I would like to rehab a historic home. Is there any assistance available to help me?
21. I need some financial assistance to rehabilitate my house. Are there any programs to help me?
22. I would like to purchase a home. Is there any downpayment assistance available to help me?
23. What kind of projects does the City fund with their Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME funds?
24. I am having problems with my landlord. Where can I turn to for advice?
25. I need help making my house handicap accessible. Is there any assistance to help me?

Council Bluffs Recycling Center

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1. What are your hours at the Council Bluffs Recycling Center?
2. What do you take at the Council Bluffs Recycling Center?

Finance

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1. Who do I contact regarding my ambulance bill?
2. Who do I contact if my check has been returned for NSF?
3. How do I appeal a parking ticket?
4. When must I license my pet?
5. How do I obtain a new trade license or renew my current license?
6. Where do I pay "Red Light" Tickets?

Fire

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Garbage Collection and Billing

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1. How do I sign up for garbage service?
2. My recycling, trash and/or yard waste was missed. Who do I call?
3. What is collected in this week’s recycling?
4. How do I get a green trash can (Poly-cart) or blue recycling bin?
5. Where can I properly dispose of my appliances, furniture, etc.?
6. When is my sanitation bill due?

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?

Parks & Recreation

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1. How do I register for a youth sport/activity?
2. How do I know if a game has been canceled due to inclement weather?
3. How do a rent a field for a game or practice?
4. How do I rent the CB Rec Complex for a game or tournament?
5. How do I rent Bayliss Park?
6. How do I rent Bayliss Hall?
7. If we don't see find a sport for our child's age where can we go to play?
8. How do I rent a shelter at a park?
9. Where can I camp in Council Bluffs?

Police - Traffic Unit

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1. When should I report an accident?
2. Where's my car?
3. How do I get a copy of a report?

Police Department

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1. I have questions on getting a vehicle released. What do I need to know?
2. Does the City of Council Bluffs have a curfew?
3. What are the child restraint and seat belt laws?
4. Who do I contact about a "Red Light Citation" I received in the mail?

Public Health

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1. Can I get a TB skin test?
2. I am getting ready to go out of the country and need to see what vaccines I need before I depart. Where can I get these vaccines?
3. Can I get an Adult Tetanus shot at your office?
4. Can I or my child get a physical/well child check up at your office?
5. How does my child qualify for free vaccinations?
6. Where can I get a Radon Test Kit and what is the cost?

Public Works

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1. How do I report a pothole?
2. Get Information on my water bill?
3. How do I get information on building fences, contractor license, insurance?
4. How do I get a sidewalk or driveway permit?
5. Get information on a CIP project?
6. Report tree problems in the City Right of Way?
7. Report dead animals in roadway?
8. How do I report lawn not being mowed?
9. How do I report sidewalks not being cleared of snow?
10. Report traffic signals or traffic sign problems?
11. How do I get rental housing information?

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