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1. What exemptions am I eligible for?
2. If I file a grievance, when will I know whether it has been successful in lowering my assessment?
3. My property is overvalued and my taxes are too high. How do I grieve my assessment / lower my taxes?
4. Do I have to stand in that long line on Grievance Day? Can I submit my grievance by mail or online?
5. What tax exemptions am I eligible for? (Veterans, Seniors, Volunteer First Responders, etc.)
6. What information should I include with my grievance application?
7. How can I find information about a property (owners, taxes, zoning, etc.)?
8. What will be the assessed value of my home for the tax bill coming in December?
9. What is my assessment based on?
10. What are some of the most common assessment changes in Southampton Town?
11. What can I do if I want more information about the assessment process in Southampton and in New York State?

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1. How can I get my child involved in community service opportunities?
2. How can I apply for Southampton Town Human Services and Cultural Arts and Recreational grant?
3. What are the requirements for a Southampton Town Human Services grants and Cultural Arts and Recreational grant?
4. Does the Town of Southampton have a community advocacy program?
5. Does the Town of Southampton have a Domestic Violence Victims Advocate ?
6. What is Honor Flight Long Island?
7. How do I sign up for Honor Flight LI? (Veteran and Guardian)
8. How often does Honor Flight LI schedule trips?
9. What Southampton Town Beaches and other facilities are handicap accessible?

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1. Where do I submit my application / resume for employment?
2. How may I obtain information on a Civil Service Exam?
3. How can I find out about summer positions?
4. I am a current employee or a retiree and have questions about my paycheck – whom do I call?
5. Where can I get an application for employment?
6. I am a current employee or a retiree and have questions about my medical benefits – whom do I call?
7. How can I find out about any job opportunities?
8. Where does my child go to get working papers?

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1. Does the Town offer any senior support groups?
2. Does Town of Southampton have a senior transportation program?
3. Does the Town offer any programs for seniors?
4. Does the Town offer home delivered meals to seniors?
5. Does the Town offer Adult Day Care?
6. How can seniors subscribe to “Are you Okay?”
7. Does the Town offer expanded in-home services for the elderly (EISEP)?
8. Does the Town offer a limited residential repair program for Senior Services?
9. Can I view the weekly lunch menu for the senior center?
10. Where can I find the senior center’s monthly calendars?

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1. Where does my child go to get working papers?
2. Where are the Town’s Youth Centers located and what are their hours?
3. I’m confused about the Southampton Youth Bureau, SYS, and SYA. Are they the same agency?
4. Where can I find information about Youth Bureau programs?
5. How can I pay for a Youth Bureau program or event?
6. Where is the Youth Bureau located?
7. Can I get information about Parks and Recreation Department programs from the Youth Bureau?
8. Is transportation to Youth Bureau programs available?
9. How can I find out what social services are available for children, youth, and families in Southampton Town?
10. How can I get on the Youth Bureau’s mailing list or “Constant Contact” list?

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1. How many call attempts does the CodeRED dialing system make for each telephone number?
2. Are CodeRED messages only delivered to people who pick up the phone in person?
3. Can Suffolk County residents and businesses update their own emergency contact information in CodeRED?
4. What name and number will display on my caller ID when I receive a Suffolk CodeRED Emergency Notification?

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1. Where is the Community Preservation Office Located?
2. Where can I get a First Time Home Buyer Exemption Application?
3. What is the CPF tax?
4. Where is the tax paid?
5. What if the tax is due but no deed will be recorded?

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1. What is a false police and / or fire alarm invoice, and why am I receiving it?
2. What are the different kinds of alarm charges I may find on an invoice?
3. Can I pay an alarm invoice by credit card?
4. What are the guidelines to follow when filing an appeal?
5. My alarm system experienced a malfunction and was in need of a repair which is what caused the alarm dispatch, does this qualify as a exemption of fines?
6. What is the time period when an invoice left unpaid will be placed on my tax bill?

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1. What is the Professional Services GIS ePortal?
2. How can I find information about a property (owners, taxes, zoning, etc.)?

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1. I had a fire in my home, how can I get a copy of the fire report?
2. Is there a time when I can take my children to a firehouse to learn about fire safety?
3. How do I apply for a tent permit?
4. My child has been playing with matches. Should I be concerned?
5. What is a Haz Mat Team?
6. Why do the Fire Marshals perform business inspections?
7. What are some of the things the Fire Marshall looks for when inspecting a business?
8. If the Fire Marshal finds violations, do I get a warning or will they give me a summons?

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1. I have a street flooding issue. Whom should I contact?

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1. When is deer hunting season in the Town of Southampton?
2. Who regulates deer hunting in the Town of Southampton?
3. How do I get a license to hunt deer?
4. What time of day is deer hunting permitted?
5. Can I permit others to hunt on my property?
6. Where is deer hunting allowed in the Town of Southampton?
7. Are there residency restrictions to hunt in the Town of Southampton?
8. Can hunting take place for any reason outside of hunting season?
9. Is there a place to donate venison in the Town of Southampton?
10. Who do I call if I find a wounded deer?
11. Are there some locations in the Town that have multiple incidences of deer and motor vehicle collisions?

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1. Can I pay my fine over the phone or online?
2. Can I pay my parking tickets online?
3. What type of payments are accepted?
4. How can I ask for an adjournment?
5. What should I do if my license is suspended?
6. How can I get a court date for my ticket?
7. Are cell phones allowed in court?

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1. How can I find information about a property (owners, taxes, zoning, etc.)?
2. Can you tell me what I can build on my property?

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1. Does a contractor need a license to do work in the Town of Southampton?
2. How do I reach the licensing department?
3. When does the Licensing Review Board meet?
4. How much does a contractor’s license cost?
5. Do electrical and plumbing licenses require insurance?
6. Does the Town of Southampton licensing division have jurisdiction over incorporated villages?

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1. What is the Project Development Council?

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1. What is the Southampton Green Homes Program?
2. What will the Green Homes Program cost me?
3. Why should I make improvements to my home?
4. What is Building Performance Institute (BPI) certification?
5. How can I pay for the work to make my home more energy effient?
6. How do I get an energy assessment?

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1. What is Community Solar NY?
2. What is Solarize NY?
3. What are watts, kilowatts, and kilowatt hours?
4. How do I know if my home or business is suitable for solar?
5. Will the system produce electricity on cloudy days?
6. Will my system produce power if there is a blackout?
7. What sort of maintenance is required?
8. How much will I save by installing a solar electric system?
9. Will I still receive a monthly electric bill after installing a solar electric system?
10. Are state incentives available for my system?
11. Are federal incentives available for my system?

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1. I need to hire a professional or licensed consultant / contractor (i.e. engineer, land surveyor, etc.). Can the Town refer me to someone?
2. Where can I find the Engineering Fee Schedule?
3. What is stormwater pollution?
4. I have a street flooding issue. Whom should I contact?
5. What is a “Determination of Potential for Flooding” Form, and do I need to file one?
6. Where can I find the Town Road and Drainage Standards?
7. What is a Special Assessment District Covenant?
8. I live on a private road. Where can I find information to bring my private road into the Town Highway System?

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1. I live on a private road that is not paved. How do I get it paved?
2. Whom do I talk to about speeding vehicles or other bad driver behavior?
3. How do I request a Stop Sign (or other traffic control) for my street?
4. Where can I get public transportation schedule information?
5. I live on a private road. Where can I find information to bring my private road into the Town Highway System?
6. Who is in charge of Public Transportation and Traffic Safety?

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1. Where can I buy the “green bags” used at the transfer stations?
2. Does Southampton provide curbside pickup of garbage?
3. What are the locations and hours of operation for the Town’s four transfer stations / recycling centers?
4. Are the transfer stations closed on holidays?
5. What should I do with e-waste, such as old computers, printers, etc.?
6. How much does it cost to dispose of other things?
7. Should I separate my recyclables or keep them comingled?
8. Do you accept yard waste?
9. What is HDPE Thin Film Plastic?
10. How do you dispose of Styrofoam-type projects?
11. What do I do with used batteries?
12. What should I do with an old engine?
13. Do I need to do anything special for disposal of paint?

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1. How much are beach permit fees?
2. Can I get information about Parks and Recreation Department programs from the Youth Bureau?
3. Beach permits: What do I need? How do I get one?
4. What is valid proof of residency?
5. How much do Beach Permits cost?
6. At which beaches may I use the non-resident permit?
7. At which beaches may I use with the resident and senior resident permits?
8. At which beaches may I use the daily beach permit?
9. Is the Town of Southampton beach permit valid at Coopers Beach?
10. Which beaches have concessions?
11. What do I need to bring for a 4×4 or ramp permit?
12. Where do I get a shell fish permit?
13. Are dogs allowed on the beaches?
14. Do I need a permit for a fire on a town beach?
15. What Southampton Town Beaches and other facilities are handicap accessible?

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1. How can I find out about housing options in the town including section 8?

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1. My property is overvalued and my taxes are too high. How do I grieve my assessment / lower my taxes?
2. What tax exemptions am I eligible for? (Veterans, Seniors, Volunteer First Responders, etc.)
3. What exemptions am I eligible for?
4. How can I find information about a property (owners, taxes, zoning, etc.)?
5. What will be the assessed value of my home for the tax bill coming in December?
6. When will I receive my tax bill and when is it due?
7. Where can I pay my taxes?
8. How can I view or pay a tax bill online and is there a charge?
9. I didn’t receive my tax bill. How can I make sure it goes to the right place?
10. What happens if I pay my taxes late?
11. I can’t pay the whole amount right now. Can I pay in installments?
12. I can’t pay my taxes right now. Will I lose my property?
13. My taxes are too high/I pay more than my neighbors/Is there something I can do?

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1. How do I contact Animal Control and where are you located?
2. What do I do if I have an animal emergency when Animal Control is closed?
3. What do I do if I see a stray animal?
4. What do I do if I find a stray cat?
5. What are the Town’s rules for animals “at large”?
6. What is a feral cat?
7. What do I do if I find injured wildlife?
8. What are the hours of operation for the Southampton Animal Shelter?
9. What types of animals does the shelter offer for adoption?
10. Can I board my dog or cat at the shelter?
11. Are volunteers permitted at the shelter?
12. Does the shelter have a veterinary clinic?
13. Where do I apply for a dog license?

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1. What are the hours of operation for the Southampton Animal Shelter?
2. What types of animals does the shelter offer for adoption?
3. Can I board my dog or cat at the shelter?
4. Are volunteers permitted at the shelter?
5. Does the shelter have a veterinary clinic?
6. Where do I apply for a dog license?

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1. How do I file a complaint?
2. Am I required to leave my name?
3. Can multiple families live in one house?
4. Can there be bedrooms in basements or attics?
5. Are unregistered vehicles allowed to be parked on residential property? What is a junk vehicle?
6. Can one person make a noise complaint?
7. What are property maintenance complaints? What about litter and garbage?
8. Can a commercial vehicle be parked in the drive way of a private residence?
9. Can I keep a boat on my property?
10. Can a portable basketball hoop be kept in the street?
11. My neighbor's fence is falling down. What can I do?
12. There is a broken or cracked window at a house on my street, is this a code issue?
13. Do pools require fencing? Do you need a pool permit?
14. How do I obtain a rental permit?
15. When is a rental permit required?
16. What do I do if I think my neighbor's house is rented without a permit?
17. Is a building permit required?
18. How do I know if my neighbor has a permit for his pool or shed?
19. A house in my neighborhood burned down. How long do I have to look at it?
20. How do I report overcrowding conditions in a bar or nightclub?
21. How do I report overcrowding in a house?
22. How many vehicles are allowed to be parked at a home?
23. How do I report complaints on clearing violations? Building in wetland?
24. How do I make a complaint against a contractor?
25. How long after a make a complaint will it be until the problem is remedied?
26. Is there a leash law in Southampton Town?
27. What should I do if my neighbors' dog barks while they are not home?

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1. I had a fire in my home, how can I get a copy of the fire report?
2. Why do the fire marshals perform business inspections?
3. What are some of the things the fire marshal looks for when inspecting a business?
4. If the Fire Marshal finds violations, do I get a warning or a summons?
5. What should I do if I receive a Notice of Violation?
6. How do I report a violation?
7. Can I make an anonymous complaint?
8. What happens after I make my complaint to the Fire Marshal?
9. How do I obtain copies of violations on a piece of property?
10. Do I have to renew operating permits every year?
11. Am I allowed to burn a fire in a barrel in my yard?
12. How do I apply for a tent permit?
13. I am having a party/event. Where can people park?
14. Do I need permit for my party, wedding, or special event?

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1. How do I find historic information about the town?

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1. Do I need permit for my party, wedding, or special event?
2. How do I apply for a Special Event Permit?
3. How do I apply for a long term parking permit?
4. How do I apply for a marriage license?
5. Where do I get a shell fish permit?
6. Where do I apply for a dog license?
7. Where do I apply for a hunting and fishing license?
8. Where do I apply for a Handicap Parking Permit?

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1. What type of vital records are available from the Town Clerk’s Office?
2. How do I get to the Town Clerk’s Citizens Portal?
3. Where can I find the Town Code?
4. How do I put in a FOIL (Freedom of Information Law Request) form?

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1. How do I contact the Bay Constable
2. Does the Town of Southampton have a Domestic Violence Victims Advocate?
3. Where is the Police Department located?

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1. What is a development right?
2. What land can be preserved through the TDR program, as sending parcels?
3. What land will receive development rights?
4. What are receiving uses for Southampton Town TDRs?
5. What is the Southampton TDR Clearinghouse and Bank?
6. What happens to land after the development rights have been transferred?

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1. What is the phone number and hours of the Trustee’s Office?
2. What times of the year are Trustee permits needed?
3. How do I prove residency to obtain a Trustee permit?
4. What do I need to bring for a 4×4 or ramp permit?
5. What is needed to obtain a mooring permit?
6. Does the Trustee’s Office handle shellfish permits?
7. What is the season for the pump out boats?
8. I want to build a dock off my property, what do I need to file?
9. Will the Trustees come to my property to give advice for my project?
10. Where do I get a shell fish permit?

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1. What is the proper operation and maintenance of septic systems?
2. When Should I Fertilize My Lawn?
3. What Type of Fertilizer Should I Use?
4. Are There Alternatives to Fertilizer I Could Use?
5. What does the term land use mean?