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Animal Control

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1. How do I reclaim my animal from the custody of Animal Care & Control?

Archives & Collections

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1. Do you have genealogy resources?
2. What are the dates of your photography collection?

Blandford Museum

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1. How far is the walk to the church?
2. Does Blandford Church still have an active congregation and are there regular services?

Centre Hill Museum

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1. Are Centre Hill tours self-guided?
2. Is there a gift shop on site?

City Treasurer

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1. Who do I call if I feel that I have been billed incorrectly on my personal property, real estate, or water / sewer or wastewater bill?

Code Compliance

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1. What building code has been adopted by Petersburg?
2. When is a Building Permit Required?
3. What permit applications are available online?
4. Displaying Street Address
5. Question regarding boarding up of property?
6. Question regarding overgrown weeds and grass?
7. Pools, Hot Tubs and Spas?
8. Property maintenance question?
9. What is a Site Plan
10. Trash and Debris
11. Unsafe Structures

Commissioner of Revenue

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1. Is it necessary to file an individual personal property filing form each year?
2. If I sell, trade, junk, or donate my vehicle during the year, can the personal property taxes be refunded.
3. If I am active military and not a Virginia resident am I required to pay personal property taxes to the city of Petersburg for my vehicle?
4. If I moved from another locality in Virginia will my taxes be prorated?
5. Is there a cost for a yard sale?
6. I would like to start a business from my home, do I need a business license?

Community & Educator Resources

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1. How soon should I make reservations for a school group?
2. How many chaperones are required per group?

Community Corrections

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1. What is the purpose of Pretrial Services?
2. What are the program objectives of Pretrial Services?
3. How are clients placed on local probation supervision and referred to PCC?
4. What services are available through PCC?
5. Who is eligible for placement with PCC?
6. How long is an individual on probation supervision?
7. What are the responsibilities of the client while under Local Probation Supervision?
8. Does an individual pay a fee for participation in the Local Probation Supervision Program?
9. What if I can’t make my scheduled appointment because of school or work?
10. Can I choose my community service site?

Dogwood Trace Golf Course

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1. Hours of Opertations

Engineering

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1. Who do I contact for standing water?

Facility Management

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1. I need something fixed in my office. It is not an emergency. How do I request service?
2. I need something fixed immediately - it's an emergency. What should I do?
3. What constitutes on emergency?
4. What is a Facility Coordinator and why does my Department need one?
5. Who do I contact to report tall grass?
6. Who do I contact for debris pickup?
7. How do I report vandalism of a City building?

Fire

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1. Can I burn leaves in my yard?
2. Does the Fire Department fill fire extinguishers?
3. How may I get a tour of a Fire Station?
4. How do I check my smoke alarm?
5. How often should I change the batteries in my smoke alarms?
6. My smoke alarm is chirping, what does that mean?
7. Do I need to put a smoke alarm in every room? How many do I need?
8. What kind of fire extinguisher should I buy for my home?
9. How do I create an escape plan for my home or business?
10. How should I plan for a disabled family member during a fire?
11. What should I do if I smell an odor of natural gas?
12. Why am I not supposed to drive over a fire hose?
13. What should I do if I see a downed or arcing electrical wire?

Human Resources

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1. What jobs does the city have available?
2. What if I don’t have computer or internet access, how can I apply to the City of Petersburg?
3. How often are new job openings released?
4. Can I still apply for a job if I missed the deadline?
5. How will I know if I’ve been selected for an interview?
6. How can I determine if I meet the requirements for the position?
7. Can I update my application after it has been submitted?

Juvenile Community Crime Control Program

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1. What is the target population?
2. What are the office hours?

Museum Fees & Hours

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1. Are reservations required for group tours?

Office on Youth

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1. What is the Office on Youth?
2. Where is the Office on Youth located?
3. I want to sign my child up for a summer job?
4. How old does a youth have to be to enroll in the program?

Parks & Leisure Services

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1. What time can I expect the tennis courts lights to come on?
2. Where is the Petersburg Sports Complex?
3. Can my organization rent a park for a gathering?
4. When can I apply for a summer job?
5. Is the Appomattox River Park located in the City of Petersburg?

Petersburg Area Transit

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1. Who can I contact for route information to include fare, times, and track numbers?
2. Who can I contact for details on how to transfer routes?

Police

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1. What is Crime Stoppers and how does it work?
2. Do you have Neighborhood Watch programs?
3. Do you have a Ride-Along program?

Public Utilities

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1. Why has my water bill increased?
2. When my sewer line is clogged or backed up, who do I contact?

Purchasing

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1. What is the City's bidding process?
2. How do I get my company on the City's bidder's list?
3. Who originates the requirement for an Invitation to Bid or Request for Proposal?
4. How does the City advertise goods and services?
5. Does the Purchasing Office buy goods and services for all City offices?
6. Who originates the requirement for an Invitation to Bid or Request for Proposal?

Real Estate Assessor

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1. What is the real estate tax rate?
2. How can I determine what the tax amount is on a property and if the taxes have been paid?
3. Where should real estate tax payments be made and how often are they due?
4. Where should I go to record or research a property deed or lein?
5. How can I get a copy of a plat or property survey?
6. Does the City of Petersburg have GIS shape files and/or layers?
7. How can I get a copy of a city tax map or other map maintained by the City of Petersburg?
8. Which department handles the Elderly Tax Relief and Veterans Tax Relief programs?
9. Which department handles the Partial Exemption of Rehabilitated Property program?
10. Where do I apply for tax exemption for my property?
11. Which department handles inquiries on zoning requirements and what uses are permited for a particular parcel of land?
12. Which department handles real property subdivisions?

Risk Management

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1. What do I need to do if I am injured on City property or my property is damaged by the City?
2. Question: I would like to have an event (meeting, party, wedding, block party, etc.) on City property. What is the process?

Sheriff's Office

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1. What are the visiting hours of the Petersburg City Jail?
2. What are the visiting hours for the Petersburg City Jail Annex?

Siege Museum

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1. How can I schedule a group tour?

Street Operations

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1. Who do I contact if my trash was not picked up or I want to schedule a bulk pickup?
2. Who I contact to report high grass?

Voter Registration

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1. Can I use a PO Box to register to vote?

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