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Airport

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1. What Airline flies into Joplin?
2. How much does it cost to park my vehicle at the airport?
3. My luggage was not at my destination. Who do I call?
4. I use a motorized wheelchair, can I take this on the plane with me?
5. Who do I call to ship an Animal/Pet?
6. Is there a restaurant located at the airport?
7. Where can I find out more about the airport?
8. Does Joplin Regional Airport have Wireless Internet?
9. I have some foreign currency I would like to exchange for U.S. dollars. Can I do this at the airport?
10. Is there an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) located at the airport?
11. Can I park along the curb and/or in the driveway in front of the terminal building?
12. I am traveling with children, do my children need to have a photo ID or their birth certificate to travel?
13. Does the airport have a Lost and Found Department?

Animals & Pets

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1. What is public health?
2. What services does the health department provide to the community?
3. How can I access more FAQs by category?
4. What should I do if I get an animal bite?
5. How can I contact animal control?
6. Where can I learn about animal ownership and care?
7. Is there an animal shelter in town?
8. Where can I get a dog or cat license?
9. What laws does the city have regarding dogs?
10. Are their regulations on stray dogs and rabies control?

Automobiles/Vehicles

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1. Where can I report an abandoned vehicle?
2. Where do I report an accident involving a city vehicle?
3. Where can I get automobile tags?
4. Where can I find out about a barricade license?
5. Where can I obtain or renew my driver's license?
6. What do I do if my car is impounded?
7. How do I report a traffic accident or violation?
8. How do I know the amount of a fine for a traffic violation?
9. Is there information on local traffic studies?

Budget

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1. Where can I learn about City bonds?
2. What is the City's budget?
3. Where can I find out about City financial reporting?
4. How can I learn about City purchases?

Building

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1. How can I get a building plan review?
2. How can I get a building permit?
3. Are there regulations on City water?
4. Should I have my fire plan reviewed?
5. How do I set a fire safety inspection?
6. Who do I call about inspections?

Cable

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1. Where can I find out about cable television?

Capital Improvements

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1. How can I learn about capital improvement projects?
2. How do I learn about City construction projects?
3. How can I learn more about downtown revitalization?
4. Where can I learn about City engineering projects?
5. How do I find out about street construction?

Cemeteries

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1. Where can I get information about public cemeteries?

Chamber of Commerce

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1. How do I contact the Chamber of Commerce?
2. Where can I find help planning City convention services?
3. Does the city offer relocation services for businesses?

City Government

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1. Can I get a copy of a city ordinance?
2. Where can I learn about elections?
3. Can citizens serve on City boards and commissions?
4. When does City Council meet?
5. How can I address the City Council at a future meeting?

City Property

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1. What properties does the City own?

City Prosecutor

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1. Who do I contact about "bad checks?"
2. How do I contact the City Prosecutor?

Codes

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1. Where do I inquire about business inspections?
2. Are there codes regarding City water?
3. What are the City electrical standards and codes?
4. Do I have to have my house numbered?
5. Where can I learn about City housing codes?
6. What are the standards for mechanical codes?
7. Who do I call about plumbing standards and codes?
8. Where do I find out about regulations for signs or report a sign violation?

Community

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1. Is there a local arts center?
2. How can I learn about local cultural events?
3. Where is the Thomas Hart Benton mural located?
4. Are block parties allowed in Joplin?
5. Where can I learn about community theatre?
6. How can I learn more about downtown revitalization?
7. Where can I find event information?
8. How do I inquire about facility rentals?
9. What are city regulations in regards to fireworks?
10. Do I have to have a permit for a garage sale?
11. Where can I learn more about the City golf course?
12. How can I learn about historic landmarks?
13. Are there restrictions on lodging facilities?
14. What is the Discover Downtown Alliance?
15. Can I order a map of aerial photo of the City?
16. How can I learn about City Museums?
17. How can I obtain a parade permit?
18. Is there a way to learn about area senior activities?
19. Can I use city streets for events?
20. How do I find out about street closures?
21. How can I obtain information about City tours?

Community Development

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1. How can I learn about housing programs?
2. How do I learn more about housing, repairs, rehabilitation, loans and grants?
3. Where can I learn about City housing codes?
4. Do I need a permit to build a driveway or have a curb cut?
5. Who can I have perform concrete work within the city?
6. How can I find out about the local library?
7. Can I create or change a no parking zone?
8. Can I petition for a City project?
9. How can I learn about the use of a public right-of-way?
10. Can I report a damaged or dangerous sidewalk?
11. Can I have help planning a subdivision?
12. Who do I call about subdivision improvements?

Complaints/Damage Claims

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1. Where can I make a claim for damage caused by the City?
2. How can I report a code violation?
3. How can I file a complaint against the City?
4. Where can I file a discrimination complaint?
5. Where can I file a discrimination complaint?
6. Where do I report problems with City drainage?
7. Where can I file a noise complaint?
8. Can I report property nuisances?
9. Can I report a damaged or dangerous sidewalk?
10. How can I report a sight obstruction?
11. Where do I find out about regulations for signs or report a sign violation?
12. Can I report problems with street lighting/a lack of street lighting?
13. How do I report a traffic signal that is not working?

Court

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1. Where do I address questions regarding City court cases?
2. How do I find out about district court cases?
3. What are the Municipal Court hours?
4. How can I pay a ticket?
5. How do I know when a public hearing on an engineering project will be?
6. How do I report a traffic accident or violation?
7. How do I know the amount of a fine for a traffic violation?

Disability Services

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1. Where can I get access to City of Joplin publications to accommodate my disability?
2. Where can I find out about disability services?
3. Where can I file a discrimination complaint?

Economic Development

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1. Where can I learn about economic development?

Emergency Services

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1. How can I contact emergency services?
2. How do I find information on the Local Emergency Plan?
3. How do I contact someone to give a severe weather presentation?

Fire

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1. Who do I contact about an arson investigation?
2. Where can I obtain a burn permit?
3. Where can I find information regarding burning outside of city limits?
4. How do I report a fire?
5. What is Fire and Burn Safety Education?
6. How do I learn about City fire code administration?
7. Where do I direct questions about fire escape exits?
8. Is fire extinguisher training available in the City?
9. What if I have questions about fire hydrants?
10. How can I find out more about City fire lanes?
11. Can I have my fire plan reviewed?
12. How can I learn about City fire protection systems?
13. How do I obtain a fire report?
14. How do I set a fire safety inspection?
15. What are city regulations in regards to fireworks?
16. How do I learn about the hazardous materials handling?

Health - Public and Environmental

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1. Where can I find out about children's health services?
2. How can I learn about communicable diseases/infections?
3. Does the City inspect day care facilities?
4. How can I learn about food service facility inspection?
5. How do I learn about the hazardous materials handling?
6. How can I contact the City immunization clinic?
7. What immunizations does the City immunization clinic offer?
8. Who can I call about indoor air pollution?
9. Can I have my blood tested for lead?
10. Are there restrictions on lodging facilities?
11. Is there anything I can do about mosquitos?
12. How do I contact poison control?
13. Is low-income pregnancy testing available?

Inspections

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1. Do I need an inspection on concrete work I have done?
2. Does the City inspect day care facilities?
3. How do I set a fire safety inspection?
4. How can I find out about counseling for juvenile fire setting?
5. How can I learn about food service facility inspection?
6. Who do I call about inspections?
7. Who should I contact about a storage tank inspection?

Licensing

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1. Where can I find out about a barricade license?
2. How do I obtain a business license?
3. Where can I get a dog or cat license?
4. Where can I obtain or renew my driver's license?
5. How can I obtain my liquor license?
6. How can I obtain a marriage license?
7. How do I obtain a retail license?

Main

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1. How do I contact a city department?
2. Where can I find the answers to my frequently asked questions?
3. Where can I find general city information?
4. When does City Council meet?

Media

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1. Who do I contact about the “Citizen” newsletter?
2. How do I obtain an interview with a City official?

Parks & Recreation

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1. Where can I find out about youth sports leagues?
2. Where can I learn about local bicycle laws?
3. How do I inquire about facility rentals?
4. What are city regulations in regards to fireworks?
5. Where can I get a fishing license?
6. How can I find information about local forestry services?
7. Where can I learn more about the City golf course?
8. Are golf lessons offered?
9. Is there information on nature and trails in the area?
10. How do I find out more about park buildings and ground maintenance?
11. How many parks does Joplin have?
12. Can I reserve a picnic shelter?
13. How do I find rainout Information about softball and baseball leagues?
14. How do I learn about recreation activities?
15. How do I learn about local swimming pools?
16. Are their regulations for local swimming pools and spas?

Permits

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1. How can I get a building permit?
2. How can I get a building plan review?
3. Where can I obtain a burn permit?
4. Do I have to have a permit to have concrete work performed?
5. Do I need a permit to build a driveway?
6. How can I obtain an electrical permit?
7. Do excavation projects require a permit?
8. Should I have my fire plan reviewed?
9. Do I have to have a permit for a garage sale?
10. How can I obtain a mechanical permit?
11. How do I obtain a plumbing permit?
12. Do I have to have a sign permit?

Police

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1. How do I compliment an officer?
2. How do I file a complaint?
3. When can I come to the police department to get fingerprinted?
4. How do I obtain a local background check?
5. How do I get a police report?
6. How do I get an accident report?
7. How soon can I get my accident or incident report?
8. How do I get an abandoned property tow form?
9. How do I get my property/evidence back?
10. How do I obtain a liquor license? Taxi license? Security license?
11. How do I report graffiti?
12. How do I report a crime?
13. What is Crime Stoppers?
14. What happens after my report is filed?
15. What is a telephone report?
16. When are 911 calls appropriate?
17. What do I do if I am in an accident?
18. Who do I contact to get information on starting a Neighborhood Watch Program?
19. I am moving to Joplin. Can I obtain crime statistics for a particular neighborhood?
20. Where is the courthouse located?
21. How do I get someone out of jail?
22. What are the jail visiting hours?
23. What can I bring/not bring to my relative or friend in jail?

Public Health Services

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1. What is public health?
2. What services are provided by Joplin Health Department?
3. How can I find more FAQs based on categories?

Public Information

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1. Who do I contact about the “Citizen” newsletter?
2. Where can I find general city information?
3. How do I obtain an interview with a City Official

Public Planning & Zoning

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1. How can I request annexation?
2. Who can I have perform concrete work within the city?
3. How can I learn more about downtown revitalization?
4. Do I need a permit to build a driveway?
5. Where can I learn about economic development?
6. Where can I learn about City engineering projects?
7. Do excavation projects require a permit?
8. How to I find flood plain information?
9. How can I find out more about local land use?
10. Can I create or change a no parking zone?
11. How can I learn about City purchases?
12. Can I have help planning a subdivision?
13. Who do I call about subdivision improvements?
14. Can City land be vacated to private use?
15. How do I obtain zip code information?
16. Where do I direct questions or complaints about zoning?

Public Transportation

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1. What is MAPS?
2. Where can I get taxi coupons?
3. Can I obtain information about local traffic counts?
4. Is there information on local traffic studies?

Public Works

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1. How can I learn about capital improvement projects?
2. Who can I have perform concrete work within the city?
3. How do I learn about City construction projects?
4. Where can I learn about economic development?
5. Where can I learn about City engineering projects?
6. How to I find flood plain information?
7. How can I find out about local forestry services?
8. Do I have to have my house numbered?
9. Should I report a damaged or missing manhole lid?
10. Can I request a location for a pedestrian crossing?
11. Can I petition for a City project?
12. How can I learn about the use of a public right-of-way?
13. Can I protest a current engineering project?
14. How do I know when a public hearing on an engineering project will be?
15. Can I report an unsafe railroad crossing?
16. Where do I inquire about special assessments for projects?
17. How can I learn more about speed limits or check for speed limit changes?
18. Can I learn more about storm water sewers?
19. How do I find out about street closures?
20. How do I find out about street construction?
21. Can I report problems with street lighting/a lack of street lighting?
22. Can I request street maintenance?
23. Where can I find out about street paving?
24. Can I request a street sweeping?
25. How do I report a traffic signal that is not working?

Records

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1. Where can I obtain birth or death certificates or copies?
2. How can I obtain a marriage license?
3. How do I obtain official city records?
4. Where can I obtain veteran’s discharge records?

Recycling

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1. Where can I learn about composting?
2. How can I learn more about local recycling?

Schools

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1. How do I contact the local school district?

Senior Services

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1. Is there a way to learn about area senior activities?

Social Security

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1. Where do I direct questions about social security?

Taxes & Fees

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1. Who do I contact about “bad checks?”
2. Where can I find income tax information?
3. Where do I direct questions about property taxes?

Utilities

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1. Where can I find out about cable television?
2. Are there regulations regarding City water?
3. Where do I report problems with City drainage?
4. Are there regulations on what can be discharged in the sewer system?
5. How do I obtain a plumbing permit?
6. Who do I call about plumbing standards and codes?
7. How can I dispose of septic tank contents?
8. How do I report sewer back-up/stoppage?
9. Where do I direct questions about my sewer and trash bill?
10. How can I find the location of an existing sewer line?
11. How can I report sewer odors?
12. What utilities are provided by the City?
13. How do I find out about utility easements?
14. How do I find the locations of utility lines?
15. Can I contact customer service about water and wastewater?
16. Should I know the location of water and wastewater lines?
17. Can I report a water main leak?
18. Should I report problems with my water meter?
19. Who do I call about water pipes/frozen water pipes?
20. Who I call with questions about my water pressure?

Visitor Information

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1. How do I contact the Chamber of Commerce?
2. How can I find out about local cultural events?
3. Is there a local arts center?
4. Where is the Thomas Hart Benton mural located?
5. How can I learn more about the community theatre?
6. Where can I find help planning a convention?
7. Where can I find event information?
8. How can I learn about historic landmarks?
9. How can I obtain information about City tours?
10. How do I contact the local visitor’s bureau?

Voting/Elections

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1. Where can I learn about elections?
2. Where can I register to vote?

Waste & Trash Disposal

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1. How can I dispose of bulky trash items?
2. How can I find out about tree removal services?
3. How do I learn about the hazardous materials handling?
4. Are there regulations on what can be discharged in the sewer system?
5. Can I report property nuisances?
6. How can I dispose of septic tank contents?
7. How do I report sewer back-up/stoppage?
8. Where do I direct questions about my sewer and trash bill?
9. Can I learn more about storm water sewers?
10. Can I request street maintenance?
11. Can I request a street sweeping?
12. What is the local procedure for trash collection?
13. Can I file a trash collection complaint?
14. Where do I get wastewater treatment information?
15. Can I contact customer service about water and wastewater?
16. Should I know the location of water and wastewater lines?

Water Safety

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1. Do I need an inspection prior to opening my pool for the season?
2. Do I need a permit for a pool in my backyard?
3. Where can I find information about becoming a Certified Pool Operator?

WIC

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1. When can I schedule an appointment?
2. Can I transfer to the city's agency?