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1. Why is there a shortfall?
2. What have you done so far?
3. What more can we do?

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1. I would like to start a business. What do I need to do?
2. I want to start a small business out of my home. Do I need a license?
3. I am a contractor doing business in Puyallup. How do I get my license?
4. I am a subcontractor. Do I need a license?
5. How long will it take for my license to be issued?
6. How long is my license good for?
7. How will I know when to renew my license?
8. I recently sold my business. Do I need to notify you?
9. I recently opened a second business location. Do I need to notify you?
10. Does Puyallup have a B & O Tax?
11. I want to have a parking lot sale. Do I need to apply for a permit?
12. How long can I operate a temporary stand?
13. Where can I set up my temporary stand?
14. I want to operate a stand outside the fairgrounds during the fair. Do I need a license?
15. I want to have a stand inside the fairgrounds during the Puyallup Fair. Do I need a license?
16. I want to park cars on my property during the fair. Do I need a license?
17. I want to have a stand at the Farmer's Market. Do I need a license?
18. I want to have a stand at Meeker Days. Do I need a license?
19. I want to sell food/ice cream from my vehicle. Do I need a license?
20. I want to go door-to-door selling merchandise. Do I need a license?
21. I have a group of individuals that I would like to go door-to-door selling for me. Do I need a license?
22. I want to pass out flyers or samples. Do I need to apply for a permit?
23. I want to have a garage sale. Do I need a permit?
24. I make arts & crafts type items at home for sale at the Crafter's Mall, Bazaars, etc. Do I need a business license?

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1. When do I need to have a concealed pistol license?
2. Where do I apply for a concealed pistol license?
3. What are application hours?
4. Is there a background check?
5. Are there other requirements?
6. How long does it take before I receive my license?
7. What documents will I need to bring with me?
8. How long is my concealed pistol license valid?
9. How do I renew my concealed pistol license?
10. What if I lose my concealed pistol license?
11. Does Washington have reciprocity for Concealed Pistol Licenses with any other states?

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1. Who can I contact if I have questions?
2. Why do I have to test my backflow prevention assembly every year?
3. Who can test backflow prevention assemblies?
4. I have my backflow assembly tested every year as required, but my neighbor says he has never heard of the testing requirement. Why is that?
5. I am not using my irrigation system anymore. Do I still need to test the backflow assembly?
6. What will happen if I choose not to test my backflow prevention assembly?

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1. What is FMLA?
2. What are the minimum qualifications for FMLA eligibility
3. How do I know if my absence should be reported as FMLA?
4. To Whom should I report possible FMLA leave to?
5. When do I have to report my absence as FMLA?
6. Will FMLA be paid leave?
7. How long will my FMLA leave last?
8. What if I took FMLA last year, can I take it again?
9. Will I lose my health benefits if I run out of paid leave?
10. If an employer fails to tell employees that the leave is FMLA leave, can the employer count the time they have already been off against the 12 weeks of FMLA leave?

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1. How does lead get into people’s drinking water?
2. How do high levels of lead in the water affect people?
3. What went wrong with the water in Flint, Michigan in 2014 and 2015?
4. How does Puyallup Water help prevent lead from getting into people’s drinking water?
5. What is Puyallup Water’s process for testing for lead and who sets the rules for that?
6. When did Puyallup Water start testing for lead and why?
7. How does Puyallup Water report lead findings to customers?
8. Who regulates our water supply?
9. Are those regulations protective enough?
10. Who oversees trends in our area’s public health or has access to track lead levels in children in our area? What are they reporting?
11. Are there inherent differences between Flint’s water supply and Puyallup’s water supply?
12. If I’m concerned about lead in my water, what can I do?
13. What homes are at high risk of having lead contamination through the pipes?

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1. Can I book a study or meeting room?
2. Can I get a refund if I paid for a lost item and then found it?
3. Can I renew the things I have checked out?
4. Does the Library borrow materials from other libraries?
5. Does the Library have free wi-fi?
6. How do I pay my fines?
7. How do I renew materials online?
8. How will I be notified when a requested item is available?
9. What if I lose or damage something I checked out?
10. What if my library materials are overdue?
11. What is my PIN?

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1. What is MRSC Rosters?
2. What are the advantages of MRSC Rosters?
3. How does it work?
4. Who is involved?

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1. How do I make payment arrangements ?
2. How do I quash my warrant?
3. Is Milton Municipal Court also at the Puyallup Court location?
4. I’ve received a summons letter for jury duty. How do I request an excusal?
5. What happens if I’ve missed my court date?
6. What if my fine is in collections?
7. What is a red light camera ticket?
8. What is community service and where do I perform it?
9. Where is Puyallup Municipal Court located?
10. How do I apply for a public defender?

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1. When does the application open and how do I apply?
2. Can I still apply for trees if I rent my house?
3. Why is there a wait-list for some trees?
4. What happens if I am placed on a wait-list for a tree?
5. Why don't you offer any fruit trees?
6. Is there help available if I’m physically unable to pick up and plant a tree?
7. Is there a limit on the number of trees I can receive through Puyallup NeighborWoods?
8. What if I applied for a tree and don’t want it anymore?

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1. Why does the City of Puyallup provide free trees to residents?

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1. How many bathrooms is the center permitted for?
2. The center’s certificate of occupancy allows a maximum of 79 persons in the building at one time. Is there a specific square-foot requirement per occupant?
3. What about parking—how can the center be allowed to have 79 persons occupying it at one time yet have so few parking spaces? Isn’t it possible that visitors to the center will park on neighborhood str
4. How was this drop-in center use initially permitted at this site, from a zoning standpoint?
5. How was the change of use permitted and how did the occupancy load change?

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1. What is pandemic flu?
2. How is a pandemic different from regular flu season?
3. Why is pandemic influenza so serious?
4. What can I expect if pandemic flu hits?
5. How can I prepare and protect myself?
6. How can I stay informed?

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1. What is the Parks, Recreation and Open Space (PROS) Plan?
2. Why are we doing this?
3. How long is this process?
4. What does this mean to me?
5. When does the process start?

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1. What is a domestic violence order for protection?
2. Where can I get a domestic violence order for protection?

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1. How do I know if I live within the Puyallup City Limits?
2. Where is the City of Puyallup Municipal Court?
3. Can I report a vehicle collision after the fact if the police department did not respond to the scene?
4. How can I get a copy of an accident report?
5. How can I get a copy of a police report?
6. Where can I get fingerprints?
7. How can I get a copy of a criminal record?
8. How can I find out information on registered sex offenders?
9. Where can I find Puyallup crime statistics?
10. Where can I obtain information on Domestic Violence?
11. How can I submit a commendation or complaint for a Puyallup Police Officer?
12. Where can I dispose of unused prescription drugs?
13. How do I obtain a clearance letter?
14. How do I obtain a concealed pistol license?

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1. What is LIFT?
2. Why is Puyallup applying for a LIFT grant?
3. Does LIFT increase my property or sales tax rate?
4. How much will Puyallup receive?
5. How can Puyallup be sure the projects will generate new funds?
6. How can LIFT funds be used?
7. Will LIFT pay for the entire cost of a project?
8. What is a Revenue Development Area (RDA) and why was it formed?
9. How were the boundaries determined?
10. When does the RDA funding program end?

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1. Are you aware of any spills or illicit discharges?
2. What is an illicit discharge?
3. Where does your stormwater go?

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1. Why become a Puyallup Police Reserve Officer?
2. Do reserve officers get paid?
3. What equipment is provided by the department?
4. What are the different levels of advancements in the reserve program?
5. What is the minimum number of hours a Puyallup Reserve Officer must serve every month?
6. What if you want to become a full time officer?
7. Do Puyallup reserve officers get civil service points when testing for entry level police officer?
8. What do I need to know about the Reserve Academy?
9. If I complete the reserve academy would I have to still attend the regular academy if I was hired?

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1. What should I do when my sewer becomes plugged?
2. My tub (or sink) is draining slowly, is my sewer plugged?
3. Where does the wastewater go?

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1. Do I need a permit to remove a tree on my property?
2. What is a 'significant' tree?
3. What are trees in critical areas?
4. What is a 'heritage' tree?

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1. How do I find zoning information about my property?
2. I want to build a fence. Where can I place the fence, and how tall can the fence be?
3. I want to build a small storage shed on my property. How large can it be, and do I need a building permit?
4. I'm planning to build a deck in the rear yard off the back of my house. Do I need to meet the setback requirements for my area?
5. I want to build a detached garage on my property. Where can I place it on my lot, and how large can it be?
6. I want to build a "mother-in-law" apartment for my parents on my property. What are the zoning regulations?

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1. Can I drain my yard into the storm line?
2. Who should I call when someone is dumping something into the storm drain?
3. Is there a volunteer organization I can join to help keep our streams and lakes healthy?

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1. Do I need a permit to plant a street tree?
2. How do I know if my planting spot is in the right-of-way?
3. Why do I need to locate underground utilities before getting a street tree permit?
4. How do I avoid hitting an underground utility line when I dig my planting hole?
5. Why does the city deny street tree planting permits?
6. Can I plant a tree under power lines?

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1. Do I need a permit to remove a street tree?
2. If I remove a street tree, do I need to replace it?
3. Do I need a permit to prune a street tree?
4. Do I need a permit to plant a street tree?
5. Will topping my street tree make it safer?
6. Will the city prune my street tree?

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1. Why do I have to go through a planting workshop?
2. How do I get trees from the workshop site to my home?
3. Can I pick up trees for my neighbor?

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1. The trees I received didn't grow much in the first year or two – why is that?
2. One of my trees looks sick, what should I do?

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1. How do you choose what species are included?
2. Why don’t you have more native trees?
3. Can I request a tree that’s not on your planting list?
4. Will you have 'X' species of tree next year?
5. Why don’t you provide shrubs / understory plants?
6. How do I select the best tree for my site?
7. Why don’t you offer trees that are larger when planted?

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1. What are your office hours?
2. Who do I call to get my water turned on?
3. How and where do I pay my water bill?
4. Is my water fluoridated?
5. How do I obtain a Certification of Water Availability?
6. What is the fire flow in my neighborhood?
7. What do I need to do to install a sprinkler System?
8. How do I find buried utility lines?
9. Can I read my own meter and call in the readings?

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1. Why is my water yellow?
2. Is my water safe to drink?
3. Can Puyallup remove iron and manganese from its water?
4. What is Puyallup doing to improve water quality?
5. Who can I contact with additional questions?