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Animal Services

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1. Can I have my pet vaccinated, altered, or euthanized at the shelter?
2. How can I donate to the shelter?
3. Are there volunteer opportunities available?
4. What can I do about a feral cat problem in my neighborhood?

Building and Safety

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1. What are the requirements for carbon monoxide detectors?
2. Do I need a permit for a storage shed, playhouse, etc.?
3. Is a permit required to build a fence? If so, what inspections are required?
4. How can I legalize an addition that was never permitted?
5. What type of work can be done without a permit?
6. Why can't I remove a warning placard (red tag) from my property?
7. Are there safety guidelines or requirements for barriers around swimming pools?
8. Is it possible to order copies of commercial or residential plans from your office? What procedure is required? Is a fee involved?

City Attorney

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1. Can the City Attorney advise citizens in legal matters?
2. Where do I file a small claims court action?
3. How can I file a claim against the City of Fremont?

City Clerk

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1. How can I register to vote?
2. How do I request a City Council adopted Resolution or Ordinance?
3. How do I obtain a birth or death certificate or marriage license?

City Manager

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1. What is the City of Fremont's local cable channel?

Civic Facilities

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1. Does the civic facilities section include information about other public buildings?

Community Alert

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1. What type of alerts and notifications will I receive?
2. How will I receive these alerts and notifications?
3. Is any of my contact information already in the CodeRED® system database?
4. Why do I need to include my street address?
5. What do I do if I move or change my phone number?
6. If I have provided more than one phone number, what number will be called?
7. What if I have more than two phone numbers I want to register?
8. What if my child goes to school in Fremont but I live outside of Fremont, can I register?
9. What if I work in Fremont but live outside of Fremont, can I register?
10. Is my personal contact information secured?
11. Can TDD/TTY equipment receive the call?
12. How do I register if I am a business?
13. What should I expect if I receive a Fremont Emergency Alert telephone message?
14. How does CodeRED® respond if a line is busy?
15. Who can I contact for more information?

Community Preservation

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1. I Turned In A Complaint Last Week. Why Hasn’t The City Done Anything Yet?
2. What Do I Do If I Receive A Letter or a Warning Notice?
3. My neighbor has a tree hanging over my fence. What can I do?
4. How can I find out if I have asbestos in my home?
5. I have mold. What should I do?

Development Services Center

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1. How can I get copies of permits, building / house plans, or other permit-related documents?
2. When do I need a building permit?
3. Do I need a permit for a storage shed, playhouse, etc.?

Engineering

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1. Where can I obtain bid documents for street projects currently being advertised for bids?
2. Where are my property lines?
3. When do I need an encroachment permit?
4. Where can I find standards for street and sidewalk construction?
5. How can I determine whether my property is located in a flood zone?
6. Where can I find information on survey monuments?

Engineering - Asphalt Overlay Project

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1. How will this work affect my commute?
2. Will parking be allowed on the streets?
3. Will driveways be accessible?
4. How will garbage collection be handled?
5. What happens during an Asphalt Overlay?
6. Is there anything I can do to make this project a success?
7. Who can I contact if I have additional questions?
8. How can I receive updates on this project?

Engineering - Bay St

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1. Who can I contact if I have additional questions?
2. How can I receive updates on this project?

Engineering - Bridge Preventive Maintenance

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1. Who can I contact if I have additional questions?

Engineering - Cedar Street Sidewalk

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1. Who do I contact if I have any questions?

Engineering - Flood Information

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1. How does the NFIP benefit property owners? Taxpayers? Communities?
2. Is the purchase of flood insurance mandatory?
3. Why is there a requirement to purchase flood insurance in communities that have not suffered flooding in many years or ever?
4. Why is my lender requiring the purchase of flood insurance?
5. What if I disagree with my lender’s determination that I am in the flood zone?
6. How can a property owner determine if the property is in a Special Flood Hazard Area?
7. Are discounts offered for flood insurance premiums?

Engineering - G, I, J St

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1. Who can I contact if I have any questions?
2. How can I receive updates on this project?

Engineering - Joseph St

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1. How will this project affect my property?
2. Will the City pay for the property it acquires?
3. How will this project affect parking?
4. Who can I contact if I have additional questions?

Engineering - Niles Bl Roadway Improvements

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1. Who can I contact if I have additional questions?

Engineering - Osgood Road Improvements

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1. Who can I contact if I have questions about this project?

Engineering - Sidewalk Repair

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1. Will my entire sidewalk be repaired?
2. The water in the curb doesn't drain. Will this project fix my drainage problem?
3. What will happen to the decorative concrete in the planter strip?
4. Why isn't my sidewalk going to be repaired?
5. Isn't it the City's responsibility to repair all sidewalks?
6. Will my tree have to be removed in order for the sidewalk to be repaired?
7. Who can I contact if I have additional questions?

Family Resource Center

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1. Where do I go for free financial counseling, credit repair, asset building programs, financial education, and tax services?
2. Where do I go if I'm facing a stressful or challenging life situation or in need of talking about current problems and finding a solution?
3. Where do I apply for Medi-Cal, food stamps, or cash aid?
4. Can I qualify for food stamps even if I don't qualify for welfare?

Finance

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1. Am I required to renew my business every year?
2. Do I need to register my business if I wish to operate my business at home?
3. My business is located outside of Fremont and I will be doing business in Fremont. Do I need to register in Fremont?

Fire Department

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1. I'm new in town. How do I get a fire or hazmat permit?
2. I'm closing / moving my business with hazardous materials. What do I need to do?
3. What are my fees for an engine company inspection?
4. How do I purchase a Knox Box?

Garbage Services

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1. How do I order or change garbage service?
2. What are garbage and trash enclosure requirements? How do I design a trash enclosure?
3. Where can I take garbage or plant debris?
4. How do I dispose of construction and demolition debris?

Human Resources

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1. How can I apply for a position?
2. What application materials do I need to submit?
3. How often are positions posted at the City of Fremont?
4. I do not have a computer at home. How can I apply for City of Fremont jobs?
5. Do you accept interest cards for positions not currently open?
6. Do you accept faxed or e-mailed applications?
7. How can I find out the status of my application?
8. Can I apply for a position that is not open?
9. The position I am interested in is not currently open. Can you notify me when it becomes available?
10. When is the last day to submit an application?
11. How can I confirm that you received my application?

Human Services

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1. How do I find services for a senior in my life?

Human Services - CDBG

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1. What is the Community Development Block Grant Program?
2. How much CDBG funding does the City receive?
3. How can I apply for CDBG funds?
4. Am I eligible to apply for CDBG funding?
5. Whom can I contact if I have an issue with a recent rent increase?
6. Whom can I contact if I think my landlord is discriminating against me?

Human Services - Social Services Grant Program

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1. How can I apply for Social Service Grant funding?
2. Am I eligible to apply for Social Service Grant funding?

Landscape Architecture

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1. Can I send a Tree Removal Application by email?
2. How do I find out about landscape and irrigation requirements

Maintenance Services

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1. How do I report a street light malfunction?

Paramedic Tax

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1. Why is the tax more than last year?
2. What is the CSA Paramedic tax?
3. When I dial 9-1-1, who comes to my home?
4. Do I get a bill for the Fire Department paramedic services?

Parks & Recreation

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1. How do I register for classes?
2. How do I rent a City facility?
3. What job opportunities are available in Recreation?

Permits - Encroachment Permit

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1. How do I know if I need this permit?
2. Do I need this permit if I'm getting my sewer fixed?
3. Do I need this permit if I am installing a swimming pool?
4. What do I need before I submit a permit application?
5. How much does the permit cost?
6. What do I need to do once I have this permit?
7. Do I need any other permits for my work?
8. Do I need this permit if I want a temporary dumpster?

Planning Division

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1. What is my zoning district?
2. Where can I find the Zoning Ordinance?
3. I have more questions. Who should I contact?

Police - Online Reporting System

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1. What if this happened in another city can I file a report using this system?
2. What if this happened on a state Freeway?
3. What is a known suspect?
4. What if I had written down the complete serial number?

Real Property

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1. What services does the Real Property section provide?
2. Do you have a list of City-owned properties which are for sale or lease?
3. Who do I call if I see graffiti on any properties in Fremont?
4. Who can I contact about questions related to landlord / tenant matters?
5. Do you have a list of foreclosure properties in Fremont?

Recycling Services

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1. How do I get rid of my household hazardous waste (i.e. paint, unused medication, sharps, batteries, etc)?
2. Where can I donate reusable items?

Risk Management

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1. Can Risk Management staff advise citizens in legal matters?

Transportation Engineering

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1. What is the City’s process for installing a new traffic signal?
2. What is the City’s process for installing a new stop sign?
3. How do I get speed lumps installed on a street?
4. When does the City paint a crosswalk on a street?
5. How are speed limits established and how can it be reduced or increased on a particular street?
6. Can the City paint the curb red in front of the fire hydrant by my house?
7. Is there a residential parking permit program?

Youth and Family Services

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1. Who can I contact if my child is having school attendance problems?
2. What languages are offered for counseling sessions?
3. Do you charge for your counseling sessions?