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1. May I build a deck or porch in the front yard?
2. I want to build a deck, how do I know if I will need to seek a variance?
3. Do I need construction drawings?
4. What should these drawings show on them?
5. Do I need a permit?

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1. Do I need a permit to construct a concrete or asphalt driveway?
2. Do I need a permit to construct a service or postal walk?
3. Do I need a permit to construct a concrete patio?
4. What information do I need to secure a driveway permit?
5. How much does a driveway permit fee cost?
6. Are permits required for public sidewalks and street aprons?
7. Do I need to install wire mesh in the driveway?
8. What type of base is needed for the driveway?
9. How close to the property line can I construct my driveway?
10. Where are expansion joints required?
11. Do I need to have a driveway drain?
12. Where do I tie in my driveway drain?
13. When does the Building Department need to inspect the concrete driveway work?
14. When does the Building Department need to inspect the asphalt driveway work?

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1. Is a permit required to construct a decorative fence in the front yard?
2. What is tallest decorative fence I can build in the front yard?
3. How long can this decorative fence be?
4. Where in the front yard can I put this decorative fence?
5. Does the decorative fence have to be made of wood?

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1. Can I build my fence on the property line?
2. Can I extend my fence to my neighbor's garage?
3. Can I run the fence down to the public sidewalk in my front yard?
4. What is a building line?
5. Where is my building line?
6. I own a corner property, my house faces one street but I enter my garage from another street. I want to enclose my entire backyard with a wood fence. Can I do that?
7. How high can my fence be?
8. How deep do I have to dig the postholes?
9. Does the 'good' side of a fence have to face my neighbor's yard and public streets?
10. Do I need a permit to construct a fence?

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1. I want to demolish / tear down my garage. Do I have to rebuild a new one?
2. What is the largest size garage that I can build on my property?
3. What do I do if I want to build a larger garage?
4. How high can my garage be?
5. What is the smallest size garage that I can build?
6. Do I need gutters on my garage?
7. What is splash blocked?
8. Do I need to have a floor drain in my new garage?
9. How close to the rear and side yard property lines can I build the garage?
10. What kind of siding can I use on my garage?
11. How many layers of shingles can I have on my garage (or house)?
12. What kind of shingles can I put on the roof?
13. Can I put shingles on a "hood" or flat roof?
14. What are the requirements for constructing a garage pad?
15. Is a footer required?
16. Is a man / service door required?
17. Are windows required for a garage?
18. What permits are required to build a garage?
19. Are garage lights required?
20. Can I construct a carport instead of a garage?

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1. What is needed for residential permits?

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1. What size pool needs a permit to install?
2. What is the first thing I need to do to obtain a pool permit?
3. What is a plot plan?
4. When should I apply for my permit?
5. Can the pool be placed in the front or side yard?
6. Can I put the pool at the rear or side yard property line(s)? How far must the pool be from my house and garage?
7. Is a permit needed for the pool pump / filter electricity?
8. Can I use the receptacle in my garage for the pool pump / filter?
9. The power lines from the pole to my house will be close to or above the pool, what should I do?
10. Can I use exterior lighting for the pool?
11. Is a fence required for my pool?

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1. Does the Mayor perform marriage ceremonies?
2. What is NOPEC?
3. Does the Mayor preside over Mayor’s Court?
4. Who is my Councilperson?
5. What is the phone number to the Post Office?
6. What is the phone number to the Brooklyn Library?
7. Does the City have any rooms to rent for parties or events?
8. How do I know if I am registered to vote?
9. What are the hours of operation for City Hall?
10. Can I reserve the gazebo on the corner of Biddulph and Ridge?

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1. Will the Mayor be hearing my case at the Mayor's Court?
2. How can I find out when my court date is?
3. Can I change my court date?
4. How can I receive a continuance for my case?
5. What methods of payment are acceptable?
6. When is the waiver amount due?
7. What is the cost of the citation?
8. Who is the Magistrate and Prosecutor?
9. What are your hours of operation?
10. Where do I send my payment?
11. Who should I make the check payable to?
12. What is the telephone number for Juvenile Court?
13. What is the telephone number for Parma Municipal Court?
14. Is my citation waiverable?

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1. I found a deceased animal. What should I do?
2. Who do I call with an animal related complaint or concern?
3. Does my dog need a license every year?
4. Does my cat or dog need a rabies vaccination?
5. Are cats allowed to roam free in the City?
6. What can we do about stray and feral cats?
7. Does the City handle nuisance wildlife? Can I as a resident set a wildlife trap?
8. What about sick or injured wildlife?
9. I have lost or found a pet, what should I do?

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1. How old do you have to be to join the Senior Center?
2. How much is your membership?
3. How do you join the Senior Center?
4. Do you have transportation?
5. Where will the bus take you?
6. What are the hours for the bus?
7. Do I need to make an appointment to ride on the bus?
8. What is the cost?
9. What number do I call to make my appointment to use the bus?
10. Do you have meals program?