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1. Who can Adopt-A-Stream?
2. Why Adopt-A-Stream?
3. How do we sign-up?

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1. Does Animal Control spay/neuter pets?
2. Is there a leash law for cats?
3. Will Animal Control remove wild animals from my house/property/vehicles such as snakes, bats, racoons, etc?

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1. How are taxes calculated?
2. What can I do if I don't agree with the value of my property?
3. How can I have my mailing address corrected on my tax notice?
4. My mortage company pays my taxes. Why did I receive the tax notice?
5. My lender went up on my mortgage payment because of the increase in taxes. Can this be right?
6. How can I or my mortage company estimate what the taxes will be on my home?
7. How is my property appraised and often does the county reappraise property?
8. My name is misspelled on my tax notice. How can I get it corrected?
9. I recieved a tax notice in the wrong name of for property that I don't own. What should I do with it?
10. I am recenty divorced. How do I get my former spouse's name from the tax notice?
11. I want to move my moible home out of York County. What do I need to do?
12. I purchased a mobile home/ land package deal. The attorney handled my paperwork . Why is the mobile home still in the prior owner's name and how do i change it?
13. Why do I have to get a mobile home permit?
14. I purchased a mobile home from a dealer / individual. I have not recieved a tax notice. What should I do?
15. I recieved a rollback tax notice(s). What is this for?
16. I no longer own a mobile home. How do I get the tax notice out of my name?
17. What is Point of Sale / Assessable Transfer of Interest?
18. I paid my taxes as closing. Why am I getting a tax notice?
19. How can I verify property ownership?

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1. How do I figure out how much my taxes will be on a new vehicle I am purchasing?
2. How do I know if my vehicle qualifies for a high mileage discount?
3. What do I need to bring with me to register a vehicle for the first time?

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1. How do I qualify for the Homestead Exemptions?
2. Where do I apply for Homestead Exemptions?
3. What documents do I need?
4. Do I need to re-apply annually?

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1. Does Building Maintenance handle Custodial issues?

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1. When and where do I report for jury duty?
2. Can I bring a cell phone, pager or any other communication device (laptop, reader, etc.)?
3. When will my service end?
4. How did you choose me?
5. If I have a question prior to service, who can I contact?

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1. What is your phone number, fax number and mailing address?
2. Who can get copies of a decedent's reports and how?
3. How can personal property be reclaimed?
4. Where can I get a copy of a Death Certificate?
5. Who decides when an autopsy is needed and who pays for it?
6. Should the Coroner have a medical license?
7. Should the Coroner be a funeral director?
8. Why is the Coroner involved?
9. Where will my relative/friend be taken?
10. How will my relative/friend be transported to this facility?
11. Is it necessary for me to come to the Coroner's office to identify the body?
12. What are the office hours?

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1. What should I do if I see a safety hazard involving a York County employee?
2. How should employees report accidents or injuries occurring on county property and involving the public?

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1. How do I get on a Council agenda to address Council members?
2. How do I apply for a board or commission?
3. What County Council District do I live in?
4. How do I contact my Council member?

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1. I have a complaint regarding a County department or employee. What should I do?
2. What department or agency should I call to provide a particular service that I need?

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1. Do you have a Park Store?
2. Are you open year-round?
3. What is your reservation policy?
4. What is the cancellation policy for camping or shelter reservations?
5. What do I need to know about renting shelters?
6. Do you allow long term camping?

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1. How safe are commercial nuclear power plants?
2. How can the nuclear station be cooled after a situation like in Japan?
3. Can the Nuclear Station blow up?
4. Will the "nuke pills" protect me from radiation?
5. How will I be notified of an emergency at the nuclear station?
6. Can the nuclear station withstand an earthquake?
7. Are there plans in place in the event of an incident at the nuclear station?
8. What do I do when I hear an outdoor warning siren?
9. What happens to my children if an incident happens at the Catawba Nuclear Plant during school hours?
10. Where do I go if there is an incident at the Catawba Nuclear Plant?
11. If evacuation is ordered, can I take my pets with me to a shelter location?

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1. How do I apply for assistance after a disaster?

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1. What is a thunderstorm?
2. What is a severe thunderstorm?
3. What is a severe thunderstorm watch?
4. What is a severe thunderstorm warning?
5. What kinds of damage can thunderstorms cause?

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1. What is a tornado?
2. When are tornadoes most likely?
3. Where do tornadoes occur?
4. How do tornadoes form?
5. What is straight-line wind?
6. What is a downburst?
7. How many tornadoes occur in the U.S. each year?

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1. What is CodeRED and why is it important to me?
2. When will CodeRED be used?
3. Does the CodeRED system replace other systems that have been used to provide time-sensitive information to residents?
4. How will I recognize a CodeRED message?
5. What should I do if I receive a CodeRED message?
6. I have a cordless phone, and it does not work when the power goes out. How will the system be able to contact me?
7. I have a business located in York County. Can I arrange to have CodeRED contact my business?
8. What if I want to register additional numbers for my address?
9. Is my personal information protected?
10. Will the CodeRED system leave a message on an answering machine?
11. What happens if the line is busy?
12. Does the CodeRED system already have my telephone number, or do I need to sign up to receive CodeRED notifications?
13. What circumstances might prevent a message from being delivered to me?

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1. Where do I submit proposed development plans for review?
2. Who do I contact for Environmental Compliance questions? (storm water, erosion control, or flood plain management).
3. How do I get my fire hydrant tested?
4. How much will I have to pay for tap fees?
5. Who do I contact to have my soil tested?
6. Who do I contact for a well or septic permits?
7. Where can I get a plat of my land?

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1. Does York County serve my property with water and sewer utilities?
2. Where can I find the water and sewer rates for York County?
3. Once I connect to York County's public water system, can I continue to use my private well?
4. Are there any plans to extending water and sewer service to my area?
5. Whom do I speak with about obtaining a septic permit?
6. How can I get a fire hydrant flow test done for my project?
7. Can I connect to York County's sewer facilities without connecting to the County's water facilities?
8. How can I get on York County's bidder's list for water and sewer facility projects?
9. Can I build something within a York County water or sewer easement?
10. Where can I get drawings showing the location of York County water and sewer facilities?
11. How can I get my water tested?
12. Who do I contact regarding my septic system?
13. How can I get my utilities located?

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1. Who do I call to report a clogged storm drain?
2. Who do I contact if I have a pothole on my road that needs to be repaired?
3. Does the County have plans to widen my road?
4. Will the County install sidewalk along my road?
5. How do I get my County-maintained road closed or taken out of the County's maintenance system?
6. Why does the County need a right-of-way for gravel road improvements?
7. Will construction take place on both sides of the existing gravel roadway during improvements?
8. What can be done to help slow down traffic on my County maintained subdivision / roadway?
9. How do I request a traffic signal?
10. Who do I call to have my County gravel road scraped or new gravel applied?
11. How do I get my road paved (or resurfaced)?
12. Does the County pave subdivision streets for new developments?

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1. Who handles the purchasing of vehicles for your department?
2. Do you have any job openings?

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1. Where can I find information about outdoor burning?
2. What is the ISO rating for my fire district?
3. What is the phone number for outdoor burning notification?
4. Where can I obtain a copy of a fire report for a specific incident?
5. How do I order a Knox Box?

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1. I am interested in conserving my property. How can I contact the York County Forever Commission for assistance?
2. Who do I contact if I am interested in serving on the York County Forever Commission?

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1. Who maintains my road?
2. What is CodeRED and why is it important?
3. How do I apply for a marriage license?
4. Does Animal Control spay/neuter pets?
5. Where can I dispose of yard debris?

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1. How do I obtain digital files of GIS data layers?
2. How do I get a printed map?
3. What improvements / alterations can I make to my property?
4. How do I find ownership information?
5. Where can I find a plat of my property?
6. Is my property in a flood zone?
7. My property looks different than what is presented when using the GIS Online website. Why is that?
8. My property is not drawn correctly (e.g., the boundary is drawn on top of my house). What should I do?
9. How do I view/download historic aerial imagery?
10. How do I obtain elevation data?
11. How do I report an error with an online mapping application?
12. In the GIS Online Search, why is the "deeded acres" area on some reports blank?
13. In the GIS Online Search, why is there no CAMA Data (e.g., suare footage, year built, etc.) available?
14. How can I get more specific parcel/property information?
15. How can I download LiDAR data?

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1. How do I apply for employment vacancies and where are they listed?
2. Who determines how much sick leave, vacation leave or compensatory time employees may accrue and how it is accrued?
3. When may employees make changes to their insurance plans?
4. What is the address and phone number for the HR Department

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1. How to pay traffic tickets

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1. May I inspect the case file for a property that is to be sold?
2. Where is the foreclosure auction held and at what time?
3. Do I have to register to attend the auction?
4. How do I inspect the property for sale prior to the sale?
5. What is the bidding process?
6. What is a deficiency judgment, and how does it affect the bidding process?
7. If I am the successful bidder, how and when do I have to pay the purchase price?
8. If I do not make payment by the required time, what happens?
9. Will I receive title to the property free and clear of all other claims?
10. Am I responsible for tax liens or other claims against the property?
11. Do you handle tax lien sales?
12. If I am the successful bidder, when can I take possession of the property?
13. What do I have to do to gain possession of the property after I have a deed if it is still occupied by another party?
14. What document do I give my lender to show my purchase price?

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1. What is NPDES?
2. What does that mean?
3. Why is it needed?
4. Why is it needed?
5. How will this help?

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1. How do I obtain a copy of the land use plan map and comprehensive plan?
2. What is RFATS?
3. Is there a map with all of the current road projects in York County?
4. Is there mass transit in York County?
5. What is the Carolina Thread Trail?
6. How do I get in touch with SCDOT?
7. Where should I direct comments and questions regarding the Carolina Thread Trail Plan?
8. Where do I find out information on the York County Bike Routes.

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1. Does York County require a Business License?
2. Who do I contact for septic or waste disposal systems?

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1. Once my site plans are approved, when can I obtain my grading permit?
2. How do I obtain a business license?
3. How does one become a Licensed Contractor?
4. As a homeowner, can I get the required permit(s) to work on my house without using a contractor?
5. Whom can I employ to perform construction work on my property?
6. Do I need a permit if my project is under $500?
7. How do I schedule an inspection?
8. I have a North Carolina License, may I perform work in South Carolina?
9. Does each trade have to pull a separate permit for their trade on a commercial project?
10. I have a complaint with the Contractor who built my house. How do I address this problem?
11. How do I get a 9-1-1 address for my property?
12. How do I go about taking over a Building / Structure that has been foreclosed upon?
13. Does York County require a business license?
14. When do I need to hire an architect for my project?
15. Do I need a permit for a storage building I purchased at Home Depot / Lowes etc.?

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1. Who do I contact regarding a clogged storm drain?
2. Do I need a grading permit for a timbering operation?
3. What do I do and who do I contact to report something being dumped down the storm drain or into a creek or pond?
4. Who is the inspector for my site?
5. How do I file for a Notice of Termination?

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1. Will FEMA pay for damage to my property due to flooding?
2. If I am not located in a flood hazard area, will I be impacted by flooding?
3. How do I protect myself in a flood?
4. How much damage does flooding cause?
5. What are the chances that my home will be impacted from a flood?
6. When can I purchase flood insurance?
7. What is a floodplain?
8. Do I need flood insurance if I live along Lake Wylie?
9. How do I buy flood insurance?
10. What is a Flood Hazard Map?

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1. Why are finding, fixing, and preventing illicit discharges and illegal connections important?
2. How do I spot an Illicit Discharge or Illegal Connection?
3. What is allowed in York County?
4. What is not allowed in York County (Illicit Discharges)?

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1. Can I use the water in my vegetable garden?

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1. What is my new address?

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1. What are storm drains?
2. What are storm drains for?
3. What is stormwater?
4. Why is stormwater a concern?
5. Why mark storm drains?
6. Who can participate in the storm marking?

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1. Does York County require a business license

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1. What is potassium iodide (KI)?
2. What is the role of potassium iodide in radiological emergency preparedness?
3. What is the benefit of taking potassium iodide during a radiological accident?
4. Does this rule imply that America's nuclear reactors are less safe?
5. Why does the rule require States to consider the use of potassium iodide instead of mandating its use?
6. What does it mean for a State to consider the use of potassium iodide?
7. What kinds of things should States consider in deciding whether to incorporate the use of potassium iodide in their emergency planning?
8. What are the recommended dosages of potassium iodide?
9. Can individual members of the public obtain potassium iodide?

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1. Where can I go to see if an individual is incarcerated at your facility?
2. What are the visiting hours at the York County Prison?
3. How do I put money on an inmate's commissary account?
4. How would I mail an inmate housed at the York County Prison?
5. Who may visit inmates at the Prison?
6. What does Zero Tolerance Mean?

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1. What is required to apply for a marriage license?
2. What if an applicant does not have a social security or resident alien number?
3. What is the waiting period for a marriage license?
4. After the 24 hour waiting period has expired, do both applicants need to be present to pick up the marriage license?
5. Can the license be mailed after the 24 hour waiting period?
6. Can I view marriage license or estate records for York County online?
7. Can someone else pick up my marriage license for me?
8. Will the marriage license expire?
9. How do I obtain a certified copy of my marriage license?
10. I had a death in my family, do I need to probate the estate and will I need an appointment?
11. Can I use a South Carolina marriage license in another state?
12. How do I qualify to receive a $50 state income tax credit when applying for a marriage license?

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1. What is a Public Defender?
2. Do I qualify for a Public Defender?
3. How do I apply for a Public Defender?
4. What are the Court Dates I was given?
5. What is discovery?
6. What is a preliminary hearing?

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1. I've accidently dialed 9-1-1. What should I do?
2. Who do I call for non-emergencies?
3. Why was I put on hold, after advising 9-1-1 that I needed to talk to law enforcement?
4. Why do you ask so many questions when I call 9-1-1?
5. Does the 9-1-1 call taker know my location?
6. When I'm standing inside York County and using a cell phone to dial 9-1-1, why can my call go to another county?
7. I’ve locked myself out of my vehicle / residence. Can you assist me?
8. I’ve accidently set off my alarm. What should I do?
9. Is there someone that can visit my classroom to talk about 9-1-1?

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1. Am I in York County?
2. Am I in the city limits or the county?
3. How do I get an address?
4. How do I name my private drive?
5. How should I post my address?
6. How do I find owner information for a parcel?

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1. When is the County going to bid a particular item?
2. How does my company get on the county's bidder list?
3. When will my company know who was awarded the bid?
4. Do I have a right to see your files, and/or bid documents?

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1. How do I get a copy of what my taxes were?
2. Where can I obtain a copy of a marriage license?
3. Where can I obtain a copy of a birth or death certificate?

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1. How do I get information about a tax lien?
2. Where can I go to receive legal advice?
3. What if there is a problem on my credit report?
4. Can I mail in my document for recording?
5. Can I get blank forms at the ROD?
6. What if I find an error in the records?
7. Will I get my original document back?
8. Can I record a certified copy of a document?
9. Can I look up documents online?
10. What documents can I look up at the ROD?
11. What form of payment is accepted and what are the recording fees for documents?
12. Where can I get a marriage license or copy of marriage certificate?
13. Where can I get a copy of a birth or death certificate?
14. Who do I contact regarding criminal charges on my record?
15. Who do I contact regarding a civil case, judgement, or lis pendens?
16. Who do I contact regarding child support, adoptions, or divorce?
17. Who do I contact to obtain passport information?
18. Who do I contact regarding a traffic ticket?

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1. What is my property zoned?
2. Can I withdraw my Application?
3. How does the Planned Development approval process differ from a rezoning?

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1. What are your hours of operation?
2. What is your mailing address?

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1. How can I determine who maintains a road?
2. Who do I call to find out when my road will be resurfaced or paved?
3. How do I place a work order for roadwork to be done on a road?
4. How does our gravel road qualify for calcium chloride for dust control?
5. Who do I call to report a missing stop sign?
6. Who do I call if there is a traffic light out?
7. How do I obtain an encroachment permit to perform work on the road or in the road right-of-way?
8. What needs to be done before a driveway pipe (culvert) can be installed?
9. Who do I contact about state historical markers?

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1. Do you provide residential garbage collection?
2. Can you provide contact information for private garbage collection companies in the area?
3. Can you help with roadside litter?
4. Do you rent dumpsters?
5. Where can I dispose of yard debris?
6. May I have permission to take something from a Collection & Recycling Center?
7. Which Collection & Recycling Center is closest to my house?
8. What are the hours of Collection & Recycling Centers?
9. How can I get involved with the Adopt-A-County Road program?
10. Can I drop off a major appliance or large furniture item at the Collection & Recycling Centers? Will someone unload it for me?
11. How can I dispose of paint?
12. Where can I dispose of antifreeze?
13. Why are the Collection & Recycling Centers closed on Wednesday?
14. Why can I only take small amounts of garbage to the Collection & Recycling Centers?

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1. Are you open on holidays?
2. Can you waive my tipping fees?
3. What are the current tipping fees?
4. Are mobile homes accepted at the landfill?
5. Does York County have mulch available to the public and what is the charge for the product?
6. Can I dispose of hazardous waste at the York County landfill?
7. Do you provide residential curbside garbage collection?
8. Where does my garbage go?

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1. What is stormwater?
2. What is the storm drain system?
3. How does stormwater become polluted?

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1. Question 1. What is a stormwater utility?
2. Question 2. Why do we need a Stormwater Utility?
3. Question 3. What is the concern about stormwater quality?
4. Question 4. How is stormwater affected by increased pollutants?
5. Question 5. What is an impervious surface?
6. Question 6. What are some examples of drainage problems?
7. Question 7. Why do we need to spend more for stormwater?
8. Question 8. How is stormwater affected by increased runoff?
9. Question 9. Doesn't stormwater runoff go into the sanitary sewer?
10. Question 10. How do we establish the user fees?
11. Question 11. What is an ERU?
12. Question 12. Do tax exempt properties have to contribute?
13. Question 13. Are there any properties that are excluded from this fee?
14. Question 14. My property is not connected to the County's drainage system. Why should I have to pay?
15. Question 15. Why do I have to pay when I do not have any drainage problems?
16. Question 16. Do I have to pay for any unoccupied developed properties that I own?
17. Question 17. I am a renter; do I pay the fee or does my landlord?
18. Question 18. What services are funded by money collected from the Stormwater Utility fee?
19. Question 19. Will the stormwater user fee be offset by a reduction in the tax collected for the general fund?
20. Question 20. How are stormwater and runoff “managed”?
21. Question 21. Can I deduct the storm water fee on my taxes?
22. Question 22. How do I report a stormwater problem (drainage, flooding, pollution, etc.) or to ask questions about the Stormwater Utility?

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1. How does it work?
2. Who does the program serve?
3. Why is the program important?
4. Where is my closest Summer Food Service Program site?
5. How can I help?

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1. What should I do if I paid my taxes, but I did not receive a renewal decal for my license tag?
2. Is there a late fee for late payment of vehicle taxes?
3. My taxes were supposed to be paid at closing, and then my mortgage company is supposed to pay them after that. Why did I get a tax bill?
4. I did not receive a tax bill for my real estate, can I have the penalties removed?
5. There are several owners of our property, can I pay my share and the other owners pay their share?
6. I bought my property this year, but the tax bill has the name of the person I bought the property from instead of my name? What should I do?
7. My mortgage company paid my taxes on my residence at the 6% assessment when it should have been 4%. How do I get a refund?
8. How can I find out which properties will be sold at the delinquent tax sale?
9. When are my vehicle taxes due? When are my property taxes due?
10. My real estate taxes are too high. Why, and how can I get them reduced?

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1. Where can I get frequencies to program my scanner?
2. How do I get my two way radio repaired?
3. Can you put my cell-phone or pager on the County's paging system?

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1. Where can I get a copy of the County budget and audit reports?
2. Where do I get a business license?
3. Can I pay my taxes online?
4. Why have I not received my tax notice for my vehicle?
5. I have a question about the assessed value for my home, who should I contact?
6. How can I get a high mileage adjustment on my vehicle?
7. How can I get the homestead exemption on my home?
8. How can I get a tax bill deleted for a boat that I no longer own?
9. Does the County have a local accommodations tax ordinance?
10. Does the County have a local hospitality tax?

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1. What are the operating hours for the Veterans Affairs Office?

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1. Am I a registered voter?
2. What time are the polls open?
3. How can I register to vote?
4. How do I vote absentee?
5. Who are my elected representatives?
6. Where do I go to vote?

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1. Does York County accept payments by phone or online?
2. Does York County accept credit/debit cards?
3. Does York County operate a county-wide water and sewer system?
4. Does York County have information on other water and sewer service providers in the county?
5. Who do I contact about locating my underground utilities?
6. How do I report a leak or other service problem?

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1. What is permitted in each zoning district?
2. Does York County require a Business License?
3. I received a letter notifying me of a Zoning Board of Appeals meeting?
4. How do I obtain the zoning classification for my property?
5. Which Zoning Districts allow mobile homes?
6. Where can I get a copy of my plat?
7. What is the procedure for rezoning property?
8. Does my manufactured home (mobile home) need underpinning? If so, what kind?
9. If I am only altering the interior of a building do I need a site plan?
10. What is the review time for commercial review and revisions?
11. What are the procedures for filing a variance request?