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1. Where is the Township Administration building located?
2. Which departmental offices are housed in the Administration building?
3. How do I contact a member of the Board of Supervisors?
4. Who do I contact if I have a question about the website?

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1. Who is responsible for applying for a Building Permit?
2. What is the difference between a Building Permit and a Zoning Permit?
3. How am I supposed to know I needed a Storm Water Permit?
4. Will I require a building permit to finish my basement?
5. Where can I find more information on Pool Safety?
6. Can I use my pool while my temporary fence is in place?
7. How do I start the building permit process?
8. How can I arrange time to meet with an inspector to go over my code questions?
9. What does the Building Permit process entail?
10. Can I get a Temporary C/O?

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1. How can my family prepare for an emergency?
2. What is CodeRED?
3. What is a Functional Needs Registry?
4. What are examples of Functional Needs?
5. Is there a charge to be included in the Functional Needs Registry?
6. What information is included in the Functional Needs Registry?
7. Is the information in the Functional Needs Registry shared with anyone?
8. How do I register myself, or a loved one, to be included in the Function Needs Registry?

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1. Where is the Township building located?
2. How do I report a street light outage?
3. Does the Township have a noise ordinance?
4. Am I required to purchase a dog license?
5. Does the Township have a burning ordinance?
6. Does the Township have a dog/animal ordinance?
7. Does the Township have a curfew ordinance?
8. Can I be exempt from paying the Local Service Tax?
9. Can I raise chickens or other noncommercial livestock in the Township?
10. What can I do about stray cats on my property?
11. What is the maximum height allowed for grass or weeds?
12. What are the rules for door-to-door solicitation of goods?

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1. Is yard waste considered an illicit discharge?
2. Where can used motor oil be thrown away?
3. Is water from swimming pools considered an illicit discharge?
4. Are there some things that aren't illicit discharges?

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1. How do I know if I qualify for the program?
2. Doesn’t land preservation typically involve farms?
3. Are only private landowners eligible?
4. Will the Township pay me to preserve my land?
5. How much money will I receive?
6. Purchase price? What exactly is the Township purchasing?
7. If the Township purchases my development rights, does this mean that I no longer own my property?
8. Will I be able to sell my land in the future?
9. You’ve mentioned that the Township preserves land through conservation easements. What are conservation easements?
10. What do you mean by restrictions or limitations?
11. Do these limitations mean that I will be restricted from adding on to my home or building a new garage?
12. Who will monitor my preserved land for violations of the restrictions put in place?
13. You mentioned an appraisal earlier. Is this appraisal like the one homeowners get before selling their home?
14. Will I receive payment for the full value of the conservation easement as determined by the appraiser?
15. How will placing a conservation easement on my land affect my tax liability?
16. Can I choose to donate my land to the program?
17. How do I apply for the Township’s Land Preservation program?
18. Is there a deadline to submit my application?
19. Does filling out an application lock me into a commitment?
20. How long will the preservation process take?
21. Who do I contact for more information?

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1. Is metal detecting permitted in the parks?
2. Is alcohol permitted in the parks?
3. Are dogs allowed in the parks?
4. Is smoking allowed in the parks?
5. Can I operate a motorized airplane in the parks?
6. Can I golf in the parks?
7. Is hunting permitted in the parks (including the Nature Preserve)?
8. How do I get announcements or cancellation notices?
9. Where can I fish or kayak in the Township?
10. What programs, camps or bus trips do you offer?

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1. What planning projects and plans are currently being reviewed by the Planning Department?
2. How do I know whether my project requires a subdivision and land development application to be submitted to the Township?
3. Who should I contact if I have questions or comments about development activities and procedures in the Township?
4. What is the timeframe for a subdivision or land development application to be approved?
5. How do I know what I need to build a new home or an addition?
6. How do I know what zone my property is in?
7. Who is responsible for applying for a Zoning Permit?
8. How am I supposed to know I needed a Storm Water Permit?
9. Can I raise chickens or other noncommercial livestock in the Township?

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1. Where is the Police Department building located?
2. How can I have a police officer contact regarding a police matter?
3. How can I get a copy of a reportable vehicle accident report?
4. How do I obtain a copy of a police incident report?
5. I need to get fingerprinted, can you help?
6. What is the requirement for children's use of safety seats?
7. What are the requirements for wearing a seat belt in a vehicle?

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1. Who owns/maintains roads in the Township?

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1. Where is the Sewer Authority building located?
2. Does the Silver Spring Township Sewer Authority accept credit cards or direct payment from personal accounts?
3. Is my sewer bill based on the amount of water I use?
4. What amount does an average sewer bill run?

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1. Can I be exempted from weekly trash pickups?
2. Where do I go to get a recycling bin?
3. What items may be recycled?
4. Where can I go to recycle electronics and digital devices?
5. How do I use the Joint Compost Facility?
6. What can I do with grass clippings?
7. Who provides trash pickup/recycling services in the Township?