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1. Where is the office located?
2. What building codes are currently being used?
3. What projects do not require building permits?
4. Can I do my own plumbing and mechanical work? Would I still need a permit to do this work?
5. Do contractors need to be licensed with the State in order to do work in the city?
6. Are businesses/contractors required to be licensed to operate in the city?

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1. How do I begin applying for permits?
2. How do I pay for the permits?

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1. I signed a complaint against someone last week. What happens now?
2. I just received a subpoena in the mail. What is it and what do I do?
3. I'll be on vacation during this trial. Do I have to change it?
4. I filed a complaint six months ago and haven't heard anything about a trial yet. What is going on?
5. I was arrested last weekend. How can I get copies of the police reports?
6. My 23 year old son was arrested. Can I get some information on the case?

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1. How do I obtain a city business license?
2. How can I determine who has jurisdiction regarding an issue I am interested in?
3. How do I share my thoughts on a city issue with the Mayor and City Council?
4. Do I need a permit to have a parade or a special event on city property and public right-of-ways?
5. I am unsure what city department has the information I am looking for. How do I find out who to contact?
6. How do I record or obtain a recorded document?
7. How do I obtain a passport, marriage license, birth or death certificate or divorce record?

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1. Are tours of the fire station available?
2. Does the fire department rescue cats from trees?
3. Can I get my blood pressure taken at the fire station?
4. Do you have a volunteer program?
5. Why do fire engines / trucks and ambulances respond for emergency medical calls?
6. What should I do when an emergency vehicle is approaching displaying emergency lights and sirens?
7. Why do I see fire trucks or ambulances parked outside of grocery stores?
8. What is Kalispell’s ISO (Insurance Services Office) rating?
9. Can I burn waste and / or have a bonfire in my yard?
10. How do I get my child’s car seat inspected?
11. Can I do a ride-a-long on a fire truck or ambulance?
12. How do I become a firefighter with Kalispell?
13. How do I become an EMT or Paramedic?
14. What do firefighters do when they are not running fire or EMS calls?
15. What can I do to improve fire safety in my work area?

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1. Are there other considerations when installing smoke detectors?
2. Do extinguishers really need to be serviced every year?
3. How do fire sprinklers work?
4. Is one smoke detector enough?
5. What is a ‘Proper fire extinguisher’? Are there different kinds of extinguishers for different kinds of fires?
6. What is a charged extinguisher? How often do extinguishers need to be inspected, tested or serviced?
7. What types of smoke detectors are there?
8. When one sprinkler goes off, won't they all go off?
9. Where should I install my smoke detectors?
10. Will smoke set off the sprinkler system?

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1. Is there a fee for reviewing plans for alarm or sprinkler systems?
2. Can I speak with a Fire Life Safety Inspector about my building project?
3. What can a business do to improve fire safety in their workplace?
4. What is a “proper fire extinguisher”? Are there different kinds of extinguishers for different kinds of fires?
5. What is a charged extinguisher? How often do extinguishers need to be inspected, tested or serviced?
6. What types of smoke detectors are there?
7. Are Carbon Monoxide Detectors required?

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1. When is my court date?
2. How do I get a refund on my cash bond?
3. There is a warrant out for my arrest, what do I do?
4. Where do I go if I have a ticket from the Montana Highway Patrol or Flathead County Sheriff's Department?
5. Can I always just pay the fine no matter what the charge?
6. How can I get my conviction expunged or removed from my record?
7. What are points and what is this ticket going to do to my driving record or my insurance rates?
8. How do I get my ticket dismissed?
9. I can’t afford an attorney and don’t qualify for a public defender, can I represent myself?
10. I'm supposed to appear in court today, but I can't make it. Do I have to appear?
11. The judge ordered restitution to me. When will I get that money?
12. What are the court's surcharges used for?
13. How do I get my scheduled court hearing moved to a different date?
14. How do I request restitution (as a victim)?
15. What do I need to bring to court?
16. How do I get a conviction off my record?

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1. Where are your offices located and what is the mailing address?
2. Which planning office do I contact for my property?
3. How can I contact a member of the Kalispell City Planning Board?
4. When is the next planning board meeting and where are the meetings held?
5. How do I determine zoning on properties in the City of Kalispell and find a description of the zones?
6. Is a permit required for installing a new sign or changing an existing sign on a business?
7. Are businesses / contractors required to be licensed to operate in the city?

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1. How do I start / stop water and sewer service?
2. Where can I make a Payment?
3. Can I access my billing and payment information on the web?
4. Is the water meter used to calculate my sewer bill?
5. What about summer watering?
6. How often do you read my water meter?
7. How do I read my water meter?
8. Where is my water meter located?
9. Where do I shut my water off at?
10. I have a leak, is it my responsibility or the Water Departments to fix?
11. How do I protect my water meter or water lines from freezing?

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1. Can you tell me exactly when my street will be plowed?
2. Why is snow pushed in front of my driveway and/or on my sidewalk? Will you come and clear it?
3. What if I am unable to clear the snow from my sidewalk or driveway because of age or disability?
4. Why do City plow trucks push snow into my driveway after I clean it?
5. How can I minimize the snow that gets plowed in my driveway?
6. Does the City allow snow to be plowed or shoveled into the street?
7. Why doesn't the City plow alleys?
8. Who is responsible for clearing sidewalks and bikepaths?
9. Who should clear fire hydrants of snow?
10. The Post Office has told me they will not deliver mail because of the snow in front of the mailboxes. What will the City do?
11. Who do I contact if a City snow plow damages my lawn?