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1. What is the purpose of allowing access to the ACORN System from the Internet?
2. Is my personal information secure?
3. Can I use this access for telecommuting or catching up on work I did not get done during normal working hours?
4. Why am I getting timed out after 6 minutes when I’m working from my County personal computer?
5. Can I use my mobile wireless device to access ACORN (such as an iPad, iPhone, other smart phones, etc.)?
6. Can I use my Mac to access ACORN?
7. What hours is the ACORN System available?
8. Why does the system time out after a period of no activity?
9. What if I don’t have a County Network login?
10. What if I don’t have an ACORN System user ID or password?
11. What do I do if I have difficulties accessing ACORN from the internet?
12. What hours is support available?
13. What information do I need when contacting support?
14. What internet browsers are supported?
15. What is the difference between accessing ACORN from the internet versus using Placer County Citrix?
16. What do I need to access the system?
17. I click on my paycheck and nothing happens. What's going on?

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1. How are burn days decided?
2. What are the specific Title 17 criteria used?
3. How are the criteria used to determine a no burn day?
4. Why are rainy days generally burn days?
5. When can I burn?

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1. How do I file an air quality complaint?
2. What information must be provided when submitting an air complaint?
3. Is this an on-going air quality situation or problem?
4. What happens after I make an air quality complaint?
5. When should an air quality complaint be made?

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1. Is smoke a problem with residential backyard burning in the Granite Bay area?
2. Why implement changes in Granite Bay?
3. What area is affected by the change and how is it identified?
4. When is the burn season?
5. Do I need a burn permit and where do I get one?
6. What days can I burn?
7. What are the burn hours?
8. How do I find out if its a burn day?
9. What are the different drying times for vegetation?
10. How should I burn my material?
11. How are burning regulations enforced?
12. What are the regulations for non-residential burning?
13. How are the burn rules enforced?

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1. What is land development burning?
2. Do I need a burn permit from the Air Pollution Control District?
3. What can be burned?
4. What are illegal-disallowed combustibles?
5. Are there alternatives to burning?
6. Once I have an air pollution permit, how should I burn my material?
7. Can I burn stumps or larger vegetation?
8. When can I burn?
9. Who can I contact for information on burning and air quality?

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1. Where are NOA deposits, or rock formations that may contain NOA, located in Placer County?
2. Considering the findings of the EPA and the ATSDR activity-based air monitoring in El Dorado Hills in El Dorado County, will similar monitoring be conducted by the District?
3. What is being done to minimize the disturbance of NOA deposits, or rock formations that may contain NOA, in Placer County?
4. What is asbestos exposure and why is asbestos exposure a concern?
5. What can I do to reduce my exposure and that of my family to NOA fibers?

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1. What are stationary source permits?
2. Who needs a permit?
3. Why do I need a permit?
4. How does the permit process work?
5. What is an authority to construct (A/C)?
6. What is a permit to operate (P/O)?
7. How do I apply for an air quality permit?
8. What are the permit fees?
9. How are permits renewed?

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1. Why did the Air Resources Board conduct the Roseville Rail Yard Air Quality Study?
2. Why is the Air Resources Board (ARB) concerned about diesel particulate matter?
3. What are the results of the study?
4. What is being done to address the Rail Yard study results?
5. What can I do about the Rail Yard study results?

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1. Is residential backyard burning allowed in Placer County?
2. What can be burned in residential areas?
3. Are there any alternatives to burning in Placer County?
4. When can I burn in residential areas?
5. Do I need a burn permit?
6. Are there any areas of Placer County with burning restrictions?
7. Can I use a burn barrel/container?
8. What are some of the materials that are illegal to burn?
9. What are the different drying times for vegetation?

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1. What types of appliances are subject to the emission requirements of Rule 225, Wood Burning Appliances?
2. What types of appliances are not subject to the emission requirements of Rule 225?
3. Where can I find a complete online copy of Rule 225?
4. May I contact the APCD if I have a question about wood burning appliances?

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1. Why do I have to pay taxes on my aircraft?
2. I paid the sales tax when I purchased the aircraft. Why am I paying taxes again?
3. Why did I receive an Aircraft Property Statement?
4. What will happen if I do not return the Aircraft Property Statement?
5. What if the due date to file an Aircraft Property Statement falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday?
6. Where will my aircraft be assessed since I take it to many locations?
7. How is the aircraft value determined?
8. Why is the average retail value, as listed in the price guide for January 1, different from the assessed value?
9. Why did my aircraft value go up/down from last year?
10. What if I do not agree with the aircraft value?
11. What if I still do not agree with the aircraft value after an Assessor’s Informal Review?
12. Why do I have a 10% penalty note on my tax bill for my aircraft?
13. What should I do when I sell my aircraft?
14. I sold or disposed of my aircraft after January 1st. Why do I have a tax bill?
15. I sold or disposed of my aircraft before January 1st. Why do I have a tax bill?
16. Can my taxes be prorated?
17. I filed bankruptcy. Why do I have to pay the tax?

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1. Why do I have to pay taxes on my business personal property?
2. I paid sales tax when I purchased this equipment. Why am I paying taxes again?
3. What is unsecured property?
4. Why do I have to file a Business Property Statement?
5. What is this BOE 571 Business Property Statement form used for?
6. What will happen if I do not file the Business Property Statement form?
7. What if the due date to file a Business Property Statement falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday?
8. How do I fill out the form?
9. Can I file my form electronically?
10. I tried to E-File but I can’t find the link mentioned in my letter?
11. I found the E-Filing link, but it is asking for a Business Identification Number (BIN)? What is this and how do I obtain one?
12. Can I return my completed Business Property Statement by fax or as an email attachment?
13. I have a home-based business and all my equipment is my own personal equipment. Do I have to report it?
14. My business property is moveable and goes in and out of the County depending on the job. Which county should I report it to?
15. What if I lease all my equipment? Do I still have to report it?
16. I closed my business and the business assets are not being used. Why do I have to file a property statement or pay taxes?
17. What do I include in supplies?
18. Can someone else file my Business Property Statement for me?
19. How is the assessed value determined?
20. What if I do not agree with the values? Can my value be reviewed?
21. What if I do not agree with the Assessor’s value after an Informal Review?
22. What should I do if I've closed, sold, or disposed of my business assets after January 1?
23. What should I do if I've closed, sold, or disposed of my business assets before January 1?
24. Can my unsecured business property taxes be prorated?
25. I filed bankruptcy, why do I have to pay the tax?
26. Why do I have a 10% penalty note on my tax bill for my business?
27. I don't own the building, I just rent the space. Why do I have a tax bill?
28. Where can I find additional information on Business Personal Property?

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1. Can I get Placer County Assessor data at no cost?
2. How can I get a mailing list of property owners in Placer County?
3. Can I attach a spreadsheet with a list of parcels to get all the available information?
4. I own/operate a business. Is it possible get the addresses of homes with pools in my local area (e.g.: Rocklin, Roseville, and Lincoln)?
5. Is a list available of all business owners that own and operate in Placer County?
6. Can I get a mailing address list of all subdivisions in Tahoe City including: Sky Land, Pine Land, Tahoe Woods, and Tahoe Pines?
7. Can data be supplied in label form?
8. How can I purchase the Secured Tax Data Roll?
9. Is there a way to receive monthly data for people who have moved to the county?
10. Where can I find the Annual Assessed Valuation Reports?
11. How can I obtain the Assessed Valuation for the City of Roseville for the past 5 years?
12. Is there any other way to get Placer County Assessor data?

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1. Is there a fee to apply for the Homeowners' Exemption?
2. I received a notice indicating there was a fee to apply for the Homeowners' Exemption. What should I do?
3. What is a Homeowners' Exemption?
4. How do I get a Homeowners' Exemption?
5. What is the filing period for the Homeowners' Exemption?
6. Do I need to reapply for this exemption every year?
7. How can I verify that I am receiving a Homeowners' Exemption?
8. If I move out and rent my house to someone else, am I eligible for the exemption?
9. May I claim the exemption on two properties, as live I in both?
10. My wife & I live in separate residences. May we claim the exemption on both residences?
11. I have two residences on my property. May I claim the exemption on both residences?
12. I am living in a motor home on the property. May I claim the exemption?
13. I have the Disabled Veterans' Exemption. May I claim the Homeowners' Exemption also?
14. My title is in the name of my trust. May I claim the exemption?
15. I did not know about the exemption. May I file for back years?
16. I don't want to disclose my Social Security Number. May I claim the exemption without it?
17. I don't have a Social Security Number. May I claim the exemption without it?
18. Is the Homeowners' Exemption form considered public information?
19. Is my Social Security Number used to track anything other than the Homeowners' Exemption?
20. Does the exemption apply to servicemen who are not legal residents of California?
21. Need Additional Information on Homeowners' Exemption?

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1. Why do parcel numbers change?
2. How long does it take for new parcel numbers to be created when a deed, Parcel Map or Subdivision records?
3. My parcel is ‘X’ acres and your office records show my parcel having only ‘Y’ acres (an amount that is less). Why does the size of my parcel show less than what I really have?
4. Can I split or combine my parcels? What are the requirements?
5. Why do I have two parcel numbers when I purchased one property?
6. Why can’t my two parcels be combined?
7. What can I do about being charged double for the direct charges and/or special assessments?
8. How can I get an Assessor Map from your website?
9. Can I get a copy of the Survey/Parcel or Subdivision maps?
10. Where would I get a site/plot plan of my property?
11. Where would I get my existing building plans?

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1. How is new construction assessed?
2. How does the assessor discover new construction projects?
3. What can I do if I disagree with the assessment?

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1. What is a change in ownership?
2. Will adding a spouse on title to my property result in a reassessment?
3. Will refinancing my property result in a reassessment?
4. Will transferring title to a legal entity result in a reassessment?
5. Does the death of a property owner result in a reassessment of the property they own?
6. What documents need to be submitted to the Assessor’s Office upon the death of a property owner?
7. Will the property be reassessed if the decedent’s property passes to the spouse or registered domestic partner?
8. Can property be reassessed if the decedent’s property passes to a co-tenant?
9. Can property be reassessed if the decedent held the property in a trust?
10. Will property be reassessed if it passes to the decedent’s children?
11. Is there a deadline for filing a Claim for Reassessment Exclusion for Transfer between Parent and Child?
12. Is property eligible for exclusion if it is received or inherited from a grandparent?

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1. What is a Possessory Interest?
2. Why do I have to pay property taxes if the property is tax-exempt?
3. How do Possessory Interests differ from other assessments?
4. How does the Assessor distinguish which Possessory Interests are assessable and those which are not?
5. Why are Possessory Interest holders being charged property tax in addition to the rent they pay to a government entity? Isn’t that a form of double taxation?
6. How are Possessory Interests valued?
7. Why are Possessory Interests assessed on the Unsecured Tax Roll?
8. How do Possessory Interest Unsecured tax bills differ from Secured Roll tax bills?
9. I received a tax bill for the year July 1 through June 30, but I vacated the property in March. Why do I have to pay for the year after I vacated?
10. Where can additional information about Possessory Interest Assessments be obtained?

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1. What is the State Board of Equalization's responsibility?
2. What are the responsibilities of the Assessor?
3. What are the taxpayer's responsibilities?
4. When do real property appraisals happen?
5. What is a business personal property appraisal?

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1. What is a Temporary Decline in Value?
2. Is there a charge to have my value reviewed?
3. Do properties other than single-family residences qualify?
4. How can the assessed value of my property be increased after you reduced it?
5. Is the Assessor required to restore my protected Proposition 13 value even if it’s more than a 2% increase?
6. If I have been granted a reduction for the current year will I have to request another review next year?
7. What should I do if I disagree with the value placed on my property?
8. Why isn't my value reduction permanent?
9. What if after having been given a reduction, my value continues to decline?
10. What will happen to my assessment if values start to rise?
11. My land value looks alright, but my structure value looks high. Can I just have my structure value lowered?

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1. Why do I have to pay taxes on my vessel?
2. I paid the sales tax when I purchased the vessel and paid registration fees to the Department of Motor Vehicles. Why am I paying taxes again?
3. Why do I have a Vessel Property Statement?
4. What will happen if I do not return the Vessel Property Statement?
5. What if the due date to file a Vessel Property Statement falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday?
6. Where will my vessel be assessed since I take it to many locations?
7. My vessel was stored or located in the State of Nevada on the lien date of January 1. Why do I have to pay California taxes?
8. How is the value determined?
9. Why is the average retail value, as listed in the price guides for January 1, different from the assessed value?
10. Why did my vessel value go up/down from last year?
11. What if I do not agree with the vessel value?
12. What if I still do not agree with the vessel value after an Assessor’s Informal Review?
13. Why do I have a 10% penalty note on my tax bill for my vessel?
14. What should I do when I sell my vessel?
15. I sold or disposed of my vessel after January 1st. Why do I have a tax bill?
16. I sold or disposed of my vessel before January 1st. Why do I have a tax bill?
17. Can my taxes be prorated?
18. I filed bankruptcy. Why do I have to pay the tax?

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1. What is a 1915 Act Bond?
2. How can I tell if there is a 1915 Act Bond direct charge on my tax bill?
3. How long will the 1915 Act Bond charge be on my bill?

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1. What is the assessed value of a specific tax rate area (TRA) or a specific taxing entity?
2. How are property taxes allocated?
3. What are the increment factors for a specific tax rate area (TRA)?
4. What is the Teeter Plan?

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1. What are property tax direct charges?
2. What are the property tax direct charges for?
3. Are there any reductions to or exclusions from property tax direct charges for senior citizens?
4. Are direct charges tax-deductible?
5. Can our association place our road maintenance fee on the tax roll?

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1. What is Mello Roos?
2. How can I tell if there is a Mello Roos direct charge on my tax bill?
3. How long will the Mello Roos charge be on my bill?

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1. When will my roll correction be processed?
2. When can I expect my refund?
3. What property is my refund check for?
4. Why didn’t I receive any interest on my refund?

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1. What is a supplemental tax?/Why did I receive two supplemental assessments?
2. How are my taxes calculated?

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1. What does a Tax Rate consist of?
2. I thought a tax bill couldn’t exceed 1% of the assessed value. Why does my bill exceed 1%?
3. How is the general obligation bond rate calculated?
4. When does the general obligation bond mature?
5. If I’m over 65 or do not have any children, why do I still have to pay the voter-approved general obligation school bonds?
6. My children don’t go to the school listed on my tax bill. Why are these charges on my bill?
7. I live in another county, so why do I have to call Placer County with questions about my tax bill?

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1. Who are your customers?
2. How much does it cost?
3. Where are you located?
4. What is the turnaround time for printing?
5. Do you accept electronic files?
6. Are there design services available for my project?
7. Can you design logos?
8. Can I get a proof of my project before it's printed?
9. Can you design electronic forms or websites?

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1. What is an obligor/obligee?
2. I am an obligor. If I lose my job, do I still have to pay child support?
3. I am an obligor, but my child lives with me now. Can I change the child support order?
4. My ex-spouse has remarried and has another family to support. How does this affect the support owed to our children?
5. I am an obligor. What should I do when I get the Summons and Complaint?
6. What if an obligor ignores or forgets about the Summons and Complaint?
7. If I respond to the court, will I have a chance to talk to the judge?
8. How will the court decide how much child support I have to pay as an obligor?
9. How will my employer know how much money to take out of my paycheck to pay my child support?
10. Is there any way to avoid having to go to court?
11. What else is in a stipulation?
12. The obligor has group health insurance available at work. Must the children be covered by that insurance?
13. Sometimes the other parent gives me money. If it goes through the child support office, they keep some of the money. Won't I get more if I just let the other parent pay me when they can?
14. Can I still open a child support case even if the other parent has been gone for a long time?
15. Is my child support case open to the public?
16. What can I expect when I visit the Child Support Services Department?
17. What will happen to my case if I move?
18. What can I do if I am a victim of family violence?
19. Can I get child support if I'm not sure who the father of my child is?
20. The man doesn't have any money or even a job to support my child. Why should I bother proving that he is the father?
21. Can paternity be established for my child if the father lives in another state?
22. What happens when the obligor has money to pay child support but still won't pay?
23. What should I do if the obligor moves away?
24. I have a California support order and the other parent lives in another state. I asked the other state to help me collect support, but the judge lowered the child support amount. Is that legal?
25. May I look at the payment records?
26. The obligor is in jail. Can I still get support?
27. I am receiving CalWORKs. How is child support distributed?
28. If the Child Support Services Department cannot find the obligor, can I still get CalWORKs or Medi-Cal benefits?
29. I received CalWORKs in the past, but not now. How is child support distributed?
30. Do you offer workshops or assistance to fathers and mothers?
31. Can you assist with child care, counseling, or parenting classes?

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1. Does it matter if another business has the same name?
2. What is the fee to file a Fictitious Business Name Statement?
3. Do we have to publish the Fictitious Business Name Statement in the newspaper?

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1. How far ahead of time do we need to get our Marriage License?
2. Do we need a blood test to get a marriage license?
3. How much does a marriage license cost?
4. Where do we go to get the marriage license?
5. Do we get a copy of the marriage license?

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1. How do I find the Recorder's Office?
2. What types of documents can be recorded?
3. How do I record a document?
4. How much does it cost to record a document?
5. Will the Recorder’s Office help me prepare my document?
6. What happens to my document after it is recorded?
7. What is Documentary Transfer Tax? When is it paid?
8. How do I find out what has been recorded for a certain property?
9. How do I find out how much a certain property sold for?
10. How do I find out if a lien has been filed against my property? How do I get it removed?

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1. How do I order a copy of a vital record from another county or state?
2. I was adopted. How do I obtain a copy of my birth certificate?
3. How do I correct information on a vital record?
4. How do I legally change my name? How do I add a parent to a birth record?
5. How do I obtain a certified copy of a vital record for the Lake Tahoe area?
6. How do I obtain copies of my naturalization papers?
7. How do I obtain copies of my divorce papers of file for divorce?

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1. What should I do if my permit has expired?
2. What should I do if my permit is going to expire and I cannot complete the project before it will expire?
3. What should I do if my first extension is going to expire and I cannot complete the project?
4. What should I do if my second extension is going to expire?
5. Do I need to apply for a Minor Use Permit to continue the use of the temporary dwelling when extending my building permit?
6. Do I need a permit for a storage shed or small building?
7. What are the minimum residential stairway requirements?
8. Is a permit required to replace a deck?
9. Does the County require engineering when replacing composition roof covering with tile?
10. Are there pressure testing requirements for Polyethylene, Iron, or Copper water distribution systems?
11. What are the driveway construction requirements?
12. How do I determine setback requirements?
13. How do you locate leach lines for septic systems?
14. What can be installed in an easement?
15. What are the minimum depth requirement for sewer, gas, water, and electrical lines/conduits?
16. Can water, sewer, gas, or electrical be placed in the same trench?
17. How do you abandon a septic system?
18. How do I check my plan review status?
19. How do I know what time my inspection will be?
20. What qualifies as an agricultural building?
21. Who can provide the requirements for a secondary residence/guest house/in-law quarters?
22. Where do I find the requirements for swimming pool fencing/barriers?
23. What are the plan checking turn-around (time to complete review) standards?
24. How do I schedule an inspection?
25. When can I talk to a Plan Checker or Building Inspector?

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1. How do I get answers to questions regarding code requirements, specifications, or installs?
2. How do I report dumping (appliances, furniture, mattresses) on the side of the road or on private property?
3. Can Code Compliance Services help me with abandoned vehicles on private property?
4. Is business activity permitted in an area not zoned for such activity?
5. How do I file a complaint Placer County?

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1. What is woody biomass, and where does it come from?
2. What is renewable biomass energy? Why is it renewable?
3. What is a biomass power generation facility? How is power currently generated from wood?
4. How big is a biomass power plant? How big is the proposed eastern Placer County biomass facility?
5. What waste products does the plant produce?
6. What air pollution issues does biomass power present?
7. How would biomass power impact wildfire catastrophes? Will biomass power endanger our forests?
8. How is it renewable energy if it emits greenhouse gases?
9. Will there be an increased cost of lumber products or food produce? Will any food crops be impacted (like corn due to ethanol production)?
10. Is biomass power more expensive than other power generation?
11. Can biomass be used to make liquid or gas fuels? What about transportation fuels?

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1. Did the Regional Plan Update anticipate the use of the Resort Recreation designation at this location?
2. Is the applicant proposing to transfer development rights from outside the Basin to satisfy the requirement for retiring tourist accommodation units (TAUs) within the Basin?
3. What is clustered development, and how would it be used for the Martis Valley West Parcel Specific Plan?

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1. How much open space would be preserved, and how would that preservation be ensured?
2. Would trails in the East Parcel and West Parcel be public or private?
3. Would Fibreboard Freeway remain open to public use?
4. What recreational facilities would be provided?

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1. What are Specific Plans and Area Plans?
2. What is the process to prepare and approve the Specific Plan and associated Area Plan?
3. What are the opportunities for public input?

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1. Where would the water needed to serve the Specific Plan development come from?

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1. How tall would buildings be?

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1. How large is the Martis Valley West Parcel Specific Plan area, and what portion is proposed for development?
2. How much of the Specific Plan area is in the Tahoe Basin, and where are the boundaries?

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1. I want to have a small winery without a Tasting Room or events. What is required?
2. I want to have a winery and a Tasting Room. What is required?
3. What are the requirements for "Wine-related promotional events"?
4. If I want to have two or less "Non-Wine related, non-promotional events," what are the requirements?
5. If I want to have "Non-Wine related, non-promotional events" that exceed two per year, what is required?
6. What are the requirements for a winery that includes a tasting room, wine-related events, as well as non-wine related events?

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1. Who decides how county money is spent?
2. How is the budget developed?

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1. What is MDIC?
2. Why use the MDIC process?
3. Where is MDIC?
4. What happens after the MDIC process?

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1. What should I do when I receive a subpoena?
2. What will happen if I don't appear?
3. I already gave a statement. Why do I have to appear in Court?
4. What if I don't want to get involved or "take sides" in the matter?
5. How can my testimony make a difference?
6. I have never testified in Court and I'm very nervous. What do I do?

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1. When did the Cottage Food Act (AB1616) go into effect?
2. What is a Cottage Food Operation (CFO)?
3. What is meant by a "private home"?
4. Can a CFO have employees?
5. Are there limitations on the size of a CFO's sales?
6. What kinds of foods can be made at a CFO?
7. What are the two classifications of CFOs?
8. What is meant by "direct sale" of cottage food?
9. What is meant by "indirect sale" of cottage food?
10. What are the CFO's operational requirements?
11. Do I need any special training or certification to become a CFO?
12. Can I expand my home kitchen area square footage to accommodate my cottage food operation?
13. Does a CFO need a permit to operate?
14. How much will the registration or permit cost the CFO?
15. Will my CFO registration/permit allow me to sell at other retail venues?
16. Can I sell my cottage foods products online?
17. If I have CFO registration or permit from another county other than Placer County, can I sell my products in Placer County?
18. How often will a CFO be inspected?
19. What are my food labeling requirements?
20. I want to become a CFO, what should I do now?
21. Is there a printable version of the FAQs?

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1. What does a water well look like?
2. How does a well get contaminated?
3. What to do about flooded water wells?
4. My property has a hand dug well. Is this water OK to drink?
5. What is a four hour well yield test and when is it needed?
6. Why do I have to submit a current bacteriological analysis of my well water to Environmental Health Services? I drink it every day and I am not sick.
7. Can I apply for my own well permit?
8. Where can I obtain a bacteriological analysis of my well water?

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1. What is a community event?
2. What is an Event Organizer/Coordinator and when are they required?
3. What are the responsibilities of the Event Organizer?
4. Do food vendors need a permit to sell or give away food?
5. Where may a food vendor setup to sell or give away food/drink?
6. Is a food vendor considered a food facility?
7. Why is a health permit required?
8. My food is prepackaged. Do I still need a permit?
9. I am only selling or giving away drinks. Do I still need a permit?
10. Can I prepare food at my home for sale/distribution from a temporary food facility?
11. Do I need a permit if I’m a non-profit organization?
12. Do I need a permit to have a private party?
13. Do church potlucks or private club dinners need a permit?
14. How long is the permit valid?
15. I already have a permit for my restaurant in Placer County. Does that permit me to participate in temporary events?
16. Are other fee reductions available?
17. When do I need to submit my application?
18. Is there a printable version of this FAQ?

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1. What is the cost for monitoring well installation/destruction permits?
2. When is an exploratory soil boring permit needed?
3. What is the cost for exploratory soil borings?
4. Do shallow soil vapor sampling wells (e.g. typically 5 feet deep) require a well permit?
5. What well destruction procedures are acceptable methods for Placer County requirements?

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1. What exactly is a Mobile Food Facility?
2. Can I operate my MFF wherever I want?
3. Do I have to put anything besides the name of my business on the side of my MFF?
4. What is the California Housing and Community Development, and why do I need their approval?
5. What does the Housing and Community Development insignia look like?
6. I bought my Food Truck used and I can’t find an insignia on it. How can I find out if it has passed inspection in the past?
7. My vehicle has never been issued the Housing and Community Development insignia, who do I contact to schedule an inspection?
8. What is a commissary and why do I need one?
9. What is considered limited food preparation?
10. I want to open a hot dog cart and serve brats and other specialty sausages. Can I do this?
11. Am I allowed to use my custom built BBQ in conjunction with my MFF?
12. Am I allowed to set up a pop-up tent or a table to make fresh squeezed lemonade?
13. I’ve been asked to come to the local brewery/winery on Friday evenings. Is this considered a Community Event?
14. Do I have to fill out the Restroom Verification Form?

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1. Will additives improve the efficiency of my septic tank?
2. Should I use special chemicals (e.g. detergents) or paper products that are considered better for the system?
3. What kinds of things should never be put into the system?
4. Will the use of a garbage disposal unit adversely affect the septic system?
5. What does the accumulation of lush green vegetation over my leach field indicate?
6. In order to reduce the load on my septic system, can I divert wastewater from my washing machine or other grey water fixtures?
7. What can I do about periodic odors from my roof vents?
8. How often should my septic tank be pumped?
9. How do I inspect my septic system myself? Or how do I know if my septic tank needs to be pumped?
10. I have an alternating drain field system. How often should I alternate my leach lines?
11. Why does my plumbing seem to become sluggish during winter months or when there is increase household water use?
12. Why does the septic tank need to be cleaned and pumped?
13. How can I locate my septic tank?

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1. Who collects my garbage?
2. Can I get a green waste can?
3. Why don't I have a recycle bin?
4. Is One Big Bin good for the environment?
5. What happens to the garbage that isn't recycled?
6. How much does garbage service cost?
7. How do I get rid of old medications, sharps and syringes?
8. What is Household Hazardous Waste?
9. Where can I dispose of Household Hazardous Waste?
10. How do I properly transport Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)?
11. Where can I dispose of old batteries?
12. What is mandatory commercial recycling and what services are available?
13. What is mandatory commercial organics recycling and what services are available?

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1. Who is required to comply with the AB 1826 law?
2. What is considered "organic waste" per AB 1826?
3. How can business comply with the AB 1826 law?
4. When do businesses need to comply with the AB 1826 law?

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1. Who is affected by AB 341?
2. How can businesses comply with the AB 341 law?
3. Are additional recycling opportunities available?

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1. What do I do about abandoned vehicles?
2. What is the Adult Literacy Program?
3. How can I find more information about agricultural matter?
4. Where do I find information about air pollution matter?
5. How do I arrange animal removal?
6. Can you provide information about the Assigned Counsel Program?
7. How do I get a birth/death certificate?
8. Do I need a building plan third-party review?
9. How do I rent County buildings?
10. Where can I find information about residential burning?
11. What is the bus schedule?
12. How can I get a business fictitious name statement?
13. How do I view a calendar of events?
14. Who is in the U.S. House of Representatives?
15. Who are the U.S. Senate members for California?
16. Who are the California Assembly Members?
17. How can I find information about the California State Senator?
18. How do I find information about Child Protective Services?
19. What are the cities and towns in Placer County?
20. How do I report code compliance issues?
21. When was the County's 150th Anniversary?
22. Where can I find county acronyms?
23. What is the County Archives and Research Center?
24. Where can I view the County budget?
25. How do I view the County Code?
26. How do I apply for County employment?
27. What are the County holidays?
28. Where can I read County news releases?
29. How do I submit County vendor registration?
30. What is dispute resolution?
31. How do I access divorce decrees?
32. How can I prepare/plan for emergencies?
33. Is there a film office in Placer County?
34. Where are the fire agencies?
35. How can I find information about the Flood Control District?
36. Where are the garbage disposal sites?
37. Where is Gold Country Fairgrounds?
38. How do I access grand jury reports?
39. I want to find information about health issues, where do I look?
40. Who do I contact about housing issues?
41. Where can I find information for seniors?
42. Is in-home help for seniors available?
43. What is in-home supportive services?
44. How do I find information on jury duty?
45. What is done about mosquito problems?
46. How do I get my name changed?
47. What is the noise ordinance?
48. Where do I dispose of old tires?
49. How do I get a passport?
50. Where are the Placer County Fairgrounds?
51. What is the Placer County government mission?
52. What is the Placer County Government vision?
53. Where is the Placer County Public Information Office located?
54. What are the Placer County Superior Courts?
55. How do I learn about probation?
56. How do I register to vote?
57. How do I report a crime online?
58. How do I report child/adult abuse?
59. What do I need to do to file a restraining order?
60. Where can I find more information on revenue sharing?
61. How do i sell goods or services to the County?
62. Where can I find information about Sudden Oak Death disease?
63. How do i get a temporary restraining order?
64. How do I find more information on traffic tickets?
65. Web en español?
66. Are web pages available in Spanish?

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1. How do I access the Planning Commission agenda?
2. Is there a calendar for the Board of Supervisors?
3. Is there meeting audio available for the Board of Supervisors?
4. What are the County committees and commissions?
5. What is the Indian Gaming Local Community Benefit Committee?
6. Where can I access the Board of Supervisors agenda?

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1. How do I get a building permit?
2. How do I get a business license?
3. How do I get a dog license?
4. How do I get a marriage license?
5. Where do I find information on permits?

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1. How do I file a property tax assessment appeal?
2. Who do I contact with tax questions?
3. How do I file an assessment appeal?
4. Where can I find the Transient Occupancy Tax Form?

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1. Who will APS evaluate?
2. If the APS social worker confirms that a person is not safe in their home, can they remove him or her and place the person in a safer environment?
3. Does an APS worker locate housing for the homeless or individuals being evicted from their homes?
4. If I report my suspicions about an abuse, but do not have proof, what will happen to me? Can I remain anonymous?
5. If a client is too frail to handled their finances or resist undue influence and APS cannot get voluntary cooperation, does APS refer such cases for a conservatorship?
6. Does APS find caregivers to go into the home of a frail client?
7. How quickly can we expect a social worker to respond to a report that is not an emergency?
8. What is an emergency response report?

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1. Who can receive CalFresh benefits?
2. How do I apply for CalFresh?
3. What can CalFresh benefits be used to purchase?
4. How much CalFresh will I get?
5. If I am receiving SSI/SSP, can I also receive CalFresh benefits?
6. I attend school. Am I still eligible for CalFresh benefits?

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1. How can I find out if my child has a CCS medically eligible condition?
2. Where do I apply for the CCS program?
3. How will I know if my child is eligible for CCS program benefits?
4. What if my child has health insurance coverage with the Healthy Families (HF) Program?
5. What if my child is Medi-Cal eligible?
6. What if I have private health insurance coverage for my child?
7. Will there be any cost to the family of a CCS client?

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1. How do I apply for CalWorks?
2. Do I have to have children to be eligible for CalWorks?
3. Do I have to be a U.S. citizen to be eligible?
4. What is the maximum aid I can receive?
5. When do I report changes?
6. How will working affect my cash aid?
7. What if I'm homeless?
8. How long can I be on CalWorks?
9. If I am approved for benefits, how do I access them?
10. What happens if my electronic benefit transfer card is not working?
11. What if I have lost my electronic benefit transfer card?
12. If I am a pregnant or parenting teen, can I receive CalWorks?
13. If I receive supplemental security income/state supplemental payments, am I eligible for benefits?
14. What if I have a cash emergency?
15. What is welfare to work?
16. How do I find out information about my benefits?

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1. Does a Certified Farmers' Market need a health permit?
2. Do I need a separate Event Coordinator permit to have temporary food facilities adjacent to my CFM?
3. What products can be sold at a CFM?
4. What steps must I take to put on a CFM?

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1. Get help for the victim of a violent crime?
2. Can I report suspected child abuse and remain anonymous?
3. I am concerned about the welfare and health of a child, who do I call?
4. Can my family and I qualify for County services if we have private insurance?
5. My teenager is having behavioral problems in school and at home, who do I call?
6. I recently gave birth, but now am feeling depressed, lonely and confused, who do I call?
7. How can I become a foster care or adoptive parent?
8. Are the trainings posted to your website open to the public?

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1. How does this new online service benefit me?
2. What do I need to have before I sign up?
3. How do I sign up for the new online service?

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1. Can the flu vaccine give you the flu?
2. Are the "stomach flu" and influenza the same thing?
3. Is December or later too late to get the flu vaccine?
4. I got the flu vaccine last year, do I need to get it again?
5. Is hand washing the best way to prevent the spread of the flu?
6. How is the flu virus spread?
7. People get the flu all the time. It's not that serious, right?
8. I hate shots, is there another way I can get the vaccine?
9. Can I spread the flu if I don't have any symptoms?

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1. How do I apply for general relief?
2. If I am eligible, how much will my benefits be?
3. Do I have to be a U.S. citizen to be eligible?
4. Am I eligible if I am able to work?
5. What if I am disabled or unable to work?
6. I am homeless. Am I still eligible to receive General Relief benefits?
7. What does temporary cash benefits mean?
8. Can I get immediate service if needed?
9. How will I get my General Relief payments?
10. When do I report changes?
11. If I receive Supplemental Security Income/State Supplemental Payment am I eligible to benefits?
12. What happens if my electronic benefit transfer card is not working?
13. What if I have lost my electronic benefit transfer card?

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1. How does the Housing Choice Voucher Program work?
2. How do I apply to get on the waiting list?
3. Are there emergency housing facilities in Placer County?
4. Is transitional housing available in Placer County for people who are homeless?
5. Are there other housing authorities in the area?

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1. Who is eligible for IHSS?
2. How do I apply for IHSS?
3. Why do I need Medi-Cal?
4. What is health certification?
5. What happens next?
6. How do I find an IHSS provider?
7. I'm ready to hire my provider. What should happen next?

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1. How do I apply for Medi-Cal?
2. How long does the Medi-Cal application process take?
3. Do I have to pay for Medi-Cal?
4. What benefits does Medi-Cal provide?
5. I have Medicare. Can I apply for Medi-Cal also?
6. Can I get help from Medi-Cal with Medicare costs?
7. What services does Medi-Cal cover?
8. Is there a special program for children and pregnant women?
9. What is the Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) Program?
10. What is the Medi-Cal Access Program (MCAP)?
11. What is the Women, Infants and Children Supplemental Nutritional Program (WIC)?
12. What is the Family Planning Services Program?
13. Are there county-operated health care programs?
14. What is the California Children Services (CCS)?
15. What is In-Home Supportive Services?

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1. I am eligible for Medi-Cal, but haven't applied yet. Can I use Medical Care Services Program (MCSP) instead?
2. I think I am disabled, and I've applied for Medi-Cal and SSI but am waiting to be approved. May I apply for MCSP now in case Medi-Cal or SSI denies my application?
3. Does MCSP pay medical bills while litigation is pending?
4. How long am I eligible for MCSP benefits?
5. Where can I use MCSP coverage?
6. What if my income is more than the maximum MCSP allows?

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1. How do I access adult services?
2. How do I qualify for Adult Services?
3. What is ASOC's priority population?
4. What if I have concern about my medication?
5. What if I need a refill on my medication?
6. Is there a cost for services at Adult System of Care?
7. How can I provide information for my family member receiving services?

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1. Who are senior peer counselors?
2. What topics can senior peer counselors assist with?
3. How can I get connected to the Senior Peer Counseling program?

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1. Who should come to the screening clinic?
2. How much does it cost?
3. What should I bring to the screening clinic?
4. How can I attend a screening clinic?

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1. What is Agent Orange?
2. As a Vietnam Veteran, what kind of benefits can I get?
3. How much compensation will I get?
4. What evidence do I need?
5. Who can get benefits?
6. What benefits can my family get?
7. What are the survivor benefits?
8. What is my claim is denied?
9. Can I appeal beyond the Veteran Affairs Regional Office?
10. Can I appeal to a court?
11. What if I served in Vietnam and have a disease not on the Veteran Affair's list?
12. What if I was exposed to an herbicide outside Vietnam?

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1. If I am enrolled with Veterans Affairs, what benefits will I receive?
2. If I am enrolled, what cost will there be for me?
3. Is this an insurance policy or an HMO?
4. Are there any restrictions on getting care in private facilities at Veterans Affairs expense?
5. Will Veterans Affairs pay for care in private facilities?
6. What is the coverage for emergency services?
7. What if I get sick while on travel?
8. If enrolled, can I get dental care?
9. Will Veterans Affairs take care of my nursing home needs?
10. Will Veterans Affairs provide hearing aids and eyeglasses?
11. What kinds of maternity services are available?
12. Are there any limits on days of hospital care or outpatient visits Veterans Affairs will provide?
13. Are there any plans to further expand Veterans Affair's health care benefits?

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1. What is the Veterans Affair pension for veterans?
2. What are the periods of war?
3. Who is eligible?
4. What is countable income for veterans pension eligibility purposes?
5. What about net worth?
6. Are there any exclusions to income or deductions that may be made to reduce countable income?
7. How does Veterans Affairs calculate your pension?
8. What are Aid and Attendance and Housebound benefits?
9. How do I apply?
10. If I am already receiving monthly payments or a service-connected disability can I get a Veterans Affairs pension too?
11. What are the maximum annual pension rates?
12. What if I am receiving DIC payments because my husband died in service or of a service connected disability?

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1. Who is eligible?
2. What food benefits do WIC participants receive?
3. Where can I use my WIC vouchers?
4. What is the WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program?

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1. How do I apply for a job?
2. Is there a way to practice filling out and submitting an application online if I’m not ready to submit a real application?
3. What happens after I submit my application?
4. How do I qualify for Veteran’s Preference?
5. I’ve been offered a job with Placer County. What happens next?
6. I currently work for another public agency. Is there a way I can transfer to Placer County?
7. My contact information has changed. How do I let you know?
8. Can I change the departments I want my name to go to?
9. What am I required to report when asked about any prior convictions?
10. Does Placer County use any Temporary Employment Agencies?
11. I currently contribute to PERS. How will a move to Placer County affect my contributions/retirement?
12. Will I have to go through a background check?
13. When do I need a document cover sheet?
14. What if I’m interested in a job you’re not currently recruiting for?
15. How do I find job specifications for the different positions?
16. How do I find out how much a job pays?
17. Can I apply for multiple jobs by submitting just one application?
18. Can experience be substituted for education in the area of minimum qualifications?
19. I’m having a problem getting this to work on my computer. Who can assist me?
20. Can I submit a copy of my degree from a foreign college or university?
21. Can I get extra pay for being bi-lingual?

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1. I am a Placer County employee in my initial probationary phase. Can I apply for promotional recruitments?
2. I’m a Placer County Employee. Is there a way to sign up to transfer to another department within Placer County?
3. I used to work for Placer County. Can I be reinstated?

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1. How long will my name stay on the Eligible List?
2. What is a Substitute List and when is it used?
3. How is Extra Help employment different than permanent employment?
4. I’m going on vacation/military service/leave for a period of time and won’t be available to interview. How does that affect my standing on the list?
5. I don’t want to participate in the recruitment any more. How do I get removed from the list?

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1. What is the Family Medical Leave Act and the California Family Rights Act?
2. What types of leave of absence qualify for FMLA/CFRA?
3. Who is eligible for FMLA/CFRA?
4. How should I notify Placer County that I would like to take a leave of absence?
5. Why do I want to request an FMLA/CFRA leave?
6. Will the County notify me if I am eligible for FMLA/CFRA?
7. When does an FMLA/CFRA leave begin?
8. What is the maximum FMLA/CFRA time?
9. How is FMLA/CFRA time calculated?
10. Can I use my sick leave, vacation and CTO accruals while on FMLA/CFRA?
11. What happens to my insurance benefits while on a medical leave?

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1. How should I notify Placer County that I would like to take a medical leave of absence?
2. What if I need to extend my medical leave?
3. What happens to my insurance benefits while on a medical leave?
4. What does reasonable accommodation mean?
5. What if I don't return from medical leave?

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1. What is paid family leave and am I eligible?
2. How do I request benefits?
3. Is paid family leave available to management, confidential, and DSA represented employees?

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1. How do I return to work after a medical leave of absence?
2. What if I am temporarily released to return to work part-time and/or have work restrictions?

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1. What is state disability insurance?
2. When do I qualify for state disability insurance?

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1. I have a t-Score from a previous test or different agency. Can I submit this in lieu of re-testing?
2. How do I apply for accommodation during testing due to a disability or religious beliefs?
3. What kind of tests will I be given? How can I prepare for the exams?
4. Do I have to take a drug test?

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1. How do I get a Library Card?
2. I lost my library card, what do I do?
3. How do I reserve a computer?
4. What forms of payment does the Library accept?
5. Does the Library have books for sale?
6. Does the library have tax forms?

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1. What is Low Impact Development?
2. What are some examples of Low Impact Development practices?
3. How is Low Impact Development good for my community?

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1. What can property owners do?
2. How can property owners get information about tree removal?
3. When should dead or dying trees be removed?
4. What can a property owner do with the downed timber?
5. Can logs from infested trees be sold?
6. What is Placer County doing about the tree mortality problem?
7. Are there other agencies or organizations that will remove trees?
8. How can I keep my property fire safe?
9. Where can property owners get additional information?

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1. What is mediation?
2. What kinds of issues can mediation help with?
3. How does the mediation process work?
4. How does a successful mediation help?
5. What are the benefits of mediation?
6. Who can mediate?

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1. The Court said I could apply for alternative sentencing. Where do I go?
2. How do I set up my alternative sentencing appointment with Probation?
3. I have a question regarding alternative sentencing, and I could not find the answer on this website. Who do I contact?
4. What do I need to do to apply for alternative sentencing?
5. What do I need to bring to the office when applying for alternative sentencing?
6. How much does the alternative sentencing program cost?
7. What if I cannot afford the program fees?
8. If I miss my turn-in date, what should I do?
9. How do I know which alternative sentencing program I will be assigned too?
10. When will the alternative sentencing program start?
11. What happens if I am denied alternative sentencing?
12. Can I apply for alternative sentencing if I do not live in Placer County?
13. Can I use medical marijuana while in an alternative sentencing program?

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1. Are Drug Court and Track III the same program?
2. Is Drug Court part of alternative sentencing?
3. I'm on Prop 36 or failed Prop 36 in the past. Can I do Drug Court?
4. Is Drug Court free?
5. Do I have to live in Placer County to participate in Drug Court?
6. How long is the Drug Court Program?
7. How many times do I go to outpatient treatment?
8. How long is actual treatment?
9. How often to I drug test when I'm in Drug Court?
10. Can I have a Proposition 215 (marijuana) Card?
11. Can I have alcohol in my possession and drink alcohol on Drug Court?
12. What are “self-helps”?
13. Can I work/go to school while on Drug Court?

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1. What is my current balance with the County?
2. How do I make a payment to the County?
3. How and when do I Contact Placer County Revenue Services?
4. I thought the Public Defender was free. Why are you billing me?
5. Why is my tax refund being taken?
6. What happens if I miss a payment?
7. How do I clear a hold on my driver’s license?
8. How do I get information about Traffic School?
9. What is the Placer County Superior Courts phone number?

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1. How do I contact the Court Clerk’s Office for Juvenile Court/Department 12?
2. If I am a divorced parent, and my child’s mother/father wants to visit as well, how long will the visit last?
3. Can my child’s stepparent visit at the Juvenile Detention Facility?
4. Can my child have his/her homework and books from school during their incarceration at the Juvenile Detention Facility?
5. Can I mail my child letters while they are in the Juvenile Detention Facility?
6. If I mail my child a letter, is it read and inspected before it is given to him/her?
7. Can I send my child photographs at the Juvenile Detention Facility?
8. Can I send my child packages at the Juvenile Detention Facility?
9. My child has never been involved in the Judicial System or had contact with law enforcement before. She/he is now acting incorrigible and acting out. Is there anything I can do?
10. Are counseling services available to my child while they are incarcerated in the Juvenile Detention Facility?
11. My child has scheduled medical and dental appointments, as well as medical and dental conditions that need attention. Who can I contact regarding these problems?
12. Can my child make phone calls to me while they are incarcerated?
13. Can my child write and send letters while incarcerated?
14. Where are the Probation Department offices located?
15. Does the commitment or placement of my child outside of my home cost me any money?
16. I received a bill for the care and support costs of my child in Juvenile Detention Facility. Since I have joint custody of this child with my ex-spouse, do I only have to pay half the bill?
17. I can't afford the billing I received for the care and support costs of my child in the Juvenile Detention Facility. What can I do?
18. My child is on probation with a condition for search and seizure. Can you search him/her 24 hours a day, even at a friend’s house?

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1. I have an alternative sentencing question. How do I contact someone in the Tahoe office?
2. I live outside of Placer County near Tahoe. Can I apply for alternative sentencing?
3. I am going to apply for alternative sentencing through the Tahoe office. Can I choose which program to participate in?

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1. Who do I contact regarding commodity contract information?
2. Who do I contact if I forgot my Public Purchase username/password?
3. Where can I find information on the County's current or closed solicitations?
4. How can I sell my goods/services to Placer County?
5. When will a commodity be rebid?
6. How do I qualify for Local Vendor Preference?
7. Will the County still accept a hard copy bid response?
8. Does Placer County have other preference programs besides Local Vendor Preference (e.g. Small Businesses, Minority Owned Businesses, Women Owned Businesses, etc.)?
9. Where can I find information on the County's Surplus Program?
10. Where can I get plans and specifications for Placer County’s construction bids?

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1. What is a public record?
2. How much does it cost?

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1. What is my revenue services balance?
2. How do I make a payment?
3. What methods of payment are accepted?
4. How and when do I contact Revenue Services?
5. Where is Placer County Revenue Services located?
6. I thought the Public Defender was free. Why are you billing me?
7. Why is my tax refund being taken?
8. What happens if I miss a payment?
9. How do I clear a hold on my driver's license?
10. How do I get information about Traffic School?
11. What is the Placer County Superior Courts phone number?

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1. What is Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT)?
2. What is my Transient Occupancy Tax Rate?
3. Who is responsible for collecting TOT from guests if I rent via Airbnb, VRBO, or other internet based rental services?
4. If I use a property manager for my rental, do I still need to file a return?
5. What fees are included as rent for Transient Occupancy Tax?
6. How often do I have to file my Transient Occupancy Tax return?
7. Do I still need to file a tax return even if I did not collect any rent during the quarter?
8. What if I sell or transfer or terminate operation of my business or rental?
9. What do I do if I dispute a penalty and interest assessment by the County?
10. What are my options if my appeal is denied?
11. What if my renter(s) states they are exempt from the tax?
12. How do I obtain a Transient Occupancy Tax certificate?
13. Where do I display my new Transient Occupancy Registration Certificate?
14. Where can I find a copy of the Uniform Transient Occupancy Tax Code?

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1. Have you considered building a pipeline to send wastewater to a plant in Lincoln or Wheatland instead of upgrading the Sheridan WWTP? What is the comparison on a cost basis?
2. What is the history of the water system: why and when were the wells drilled and abandoned?
3. What will the connection fee be if the moratorium on sewer and water fees is lifted?
4. How many hookups do you need to operate in the black?
5. When can people apply for the new connections?

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1. How do I dispose of my kitchen Fats, Oils and Grease (FOG)?
2. Ho do I save my Fats, Oils and Grease (FOG)?
3. How much of the sewer line must I maintain and repair?

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1. I have a question on a reported case. How do I find out the status?
2. I received a traffic violation in Placer County I would like to attend traffic school rather than paying the fine. I am not sure how I need to go about doing this.
3. Do I need to go to the South Placer Jail (Roseville) if I would like to use on-site video visitation kiosks?
4. Can a court date be rescheduled?
5. How can I file a restraining order?
6. Who do I call to pick up a wild animal?
7. What are the regulations on shooting in Placer County?
8. Do you dispose of old guns or flares?
9. How do I go about finding job information?
10. How can I get a Concealed Weapons Permit?
11. How do I get Vehicle Release Information?
12. How do I find Megan's Law Information?
13. What happens to unclaimed property?
14. What is Sheriff Council?
15. Can I make a 911 call from a cell phone to Placer County Sheriff?

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1. What is required for a background investigation?
2. What documents are required for a background investigation?
3. In the background process what will be an automatic disqualification?
4. How long does it take to complete the background process?

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1. What are the minimum Course of Fire Standards that the Sheriff’s Office has adopted under AB2103?
2. What are the regulations pertain to the weapons licensed for Carry Concealed Weapons license holders?
3. What are the criteria for consideration of issuance?
4. How old do I have to be before I can apply for a Carry Concealed Weapons license?
5. What restrictions are placed on all Placer County Sheriff's Office license holders?
6. Is there a specific type of weapon I must use?
7. How many weapons may I carry?
8. Does my weapon need to be registered to me?
9. How do I register my weapon with California Department of Justice?
10. Can I have my spouse’s weapon on my license?
11. I just moved into Placer County and have a valid Carry Concealed Weapons license from another California county. What must I do?
12. What do I need to do if I move from California?
13. What do I need to do if I have changed my address and still live in Placer County?
14. What do I need to do if I have moved out of Placer County, but remain in California?
15. What is the fee schedule for a carry concealed weapons license?
16. I live in Placer County's Tahoe Basin area. Do I have to travel to the Sheriff's main office in Auburn?
17. How long is my training certificate valid for?
18. What if I am unable to upload the required documents??

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1. Am I limited to an 8 hour course?
2. Can a non-certified instructor team with a certified firearms instructor?
3. If my employer has insurance do I need an individual policy?
4. Am I required to have a business license for every county I teach for?
5. Am I limited to the listed curriculum?
6. My range does not license drawing from a holster. What now?
7. What documentation is required prior the applicant’s appointment?
8. I teach students from many counties, how do I cover each counties specific instructions?
9. Every county differs, am I expected to coach students on what to include in their statements?
10. What are the conditions for Placer County Sheriff's Office?
11. Can you explain each condition?
12. Can I use more than one range?
13. May I change my qualification shoot later?
14. Must the students fire each weapon they plan to carry?
15. Why must I inspect every firearm?
16. Why must I recertify every two years?
17. Can I list more than three weapons on my Concealed Carry Weapons license?
18. Can a married couple share weapons?
19. Can I carry a 22?
20. Can I add laser sights?
21. How long is the renewal course?
22. What do I have to cover, I cannot cover all of the curriculum in such a short time?
23. Must the student qualify with their weapon(s)?

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1. Is renewing a Carry Concealed Weapon license automatically done?
2. My current Carry Concealed Weapon license expires prior to my availability to come in and renew. May I continue to carry my weapon(s)?
3. Can I modify or alter my weapon?
4. What do I need to do if I have changed my address and still live in Placer County?
5. What do I need to do if I have moved out of Placer County, but remain in California?
6. How can I contact the Carry Concealed Weapon Coordinator?

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1. What is Placer County’s “Good Cause” requirement?
2. How long does the new Concealed Carry Weapon process take?
3. How can I help the Sheriff's Office process my new CCW application quickly as possible?
4. I recently had my Live Scan (fingerprints) done for another organization. Do I need to get fingerprinted again for my new CCW application?
5. Where should I get my Live Scan (fingerprints) done?
6. Where can I get the correct Live Scan form for a new Placer County Carry Concealed Weapon application?
7. What are the standard fees for a Carry Concealed Weapons Live Scan (fingerprints)?
8. How do I schedule an appointment for a new carry concealed weapon (CCW) license with Placer County?
9. Is there any way of getting a sooner appointment or being placed on a waiting list?
10. May I come to the Sheriff’s Office and wait for no shows or cancellations of appointments?
11. I have filed a restraining order and need a Carry Concealed Weapon license now. How do I get an appointment?
12. How will I know if my particular circumstance will allow me to obtain a CCW License?
13. Do I need to bring my weapon to my appointment?
14. What do I need to bring to my appointment?
15. Where do I go to complete the Carry Concealed Weapon license process?
16. What do I do if I am denied?
17. How long is a Carry Concealed Weapons license good for?
18. What Restrictions are placed on all Placer County Sheriff’s Office license holders?
19. What should I do if I am pulled over or contacted by a law enforcement officer?

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1. What is the application process for Public Safety Dispatcher?
2. I currently work as a Public Safety Dispatcher for another law enforcement agency and am interested applying to Placer County Sheriff’s Office, what is the application process?
3. What if applications are not currently being accepted for Public Safety Dispatcher?
4. Where can I get more information about job opportunities with Placer County Sheriff's Department?

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1. Where can I find out more information regarding becoming a Reserve Deputy Sheriff?
2. I am interested in becoming a Law Enforcement Explorer. Can you give me more information about this program?
3. I would like to become a Law Enforcement Chaplain, how do I go about doing that?
4. Does the Sheriff’s Office use student interns?
5. What positions are you currently accepting applications for?
6. Where can I get information on benefits with Placer County?
7. Where is Placer County located?
8. What kinds of activities are there to do in Placer County?
9. I am interested in working an Extra Help Position. How do I find out about applying?
10. I used to work for Placer County and would like to come back, what is the process to apply?
11. I currently work for Placer County and am interested in working in the Sheriff’s Office, how do I apply for an Inter-Department transfer?
12. If I can’t find an answer to my question(s) here, who can I contact with additional questions?

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1. What is the application process for civilian positions within the Placer County Sheriff’s Office?
2. What are the requirements to be employed with the Sheriff’s Office as a civilian?
3. I am currently working for another public agency; can I apply as a lateral transfer?
4. What divisions have civilian classifications?
5. What classifications work in civilian positions?
6. What if applications are not currently being accepted for the civilian position that I would like to apply for?
7. What is the testing process for a civilian position?
8. What are the typical duties of a civilian position?

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1. What are the minimum requirements to be a Correctional Officer with Placer County?
2. What are the selection standards for a Correctional Officer?
3. What are the typical duties of a Correctional Officer?
4. I currently work as a Correctional Officer for another agency and am interested in applying to Placer County Sheriff’s Office, what is the application process?
5. What is the application process for Correctional Officer?
6. What if applications are not currently being accepted for Correctional Officer?
7. What is the testing process for Correctional Officer?
8. I’ve taken a correctional officer written test in the past and have a score; can I have it applied to the Placer County written exam?
9. Is there a physical agility exam for Correctional Officer? What does it consist of?
10. What is the selection process for a Correctional Officer?
11. Where can I be assigned to work as a Correctional Officer?
12. What training is provided to Placer County Correctional Officers?
13. What kind of special assignments/teams are there for a Correctional Officer?
14. What pay incentives are available to a Correctional Officer?

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1. What are the minimum requirements to be a Deputy Sheriff with Placer County?
2. What are the selection standards for a Deputy Sheriff?
3. What are the typical duties of a Deputy Sheriff?
4. I currently work as a peace officer for another law enforcement agency and am interested in applying to Placer County Sheriff’s Office, what is the application process?
5. I am currently a peace officer outside of the State of California and want to apply with Placer County Sheriff’ Office, how do I apply?
6. I have a college degree; do I still need to attend a basic police academy to be a Deputy Sheriff?
7. How can I become a Deputy Sheriff if I haven’t attended a P.O.S.T. Basic Academy?
8. What is the application process for Deputy Sheriff?
9. What if applications are not currently being accepted for Deputy Sheriff?
10. What is the testing process for Deputy Sheriff?
11. I’ve taken the Deputy Sheriff written test in the past, and have a T-score; can I apply it to Placer County’s written exam?
12. Is there a physical agility exam for Deputy Sheriff? What does it consist of?
13. What is the selection process for a Deputy Sheriff?
14. What training is provided to Sheriff’s Office Deputies?
15. Where can I be assigned to work as a Deputy Sheriff?
16. What kind of special assignments/teams are there for a Deputy Sheriff?
17. What pay incentives are available to a Deputy Sheriff?

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1. What are the minimum requirements to be a Public Safety Dispatcher with Placer County?
2. What are the selection standards for a Public Safety Dispatcher?
3. What are the typical duties of a Public Safety Dispatcher?
4. I currently work as a peace officer for another law enforcement agency and am interested in applying to Placer County Sheriff’s Office, what is the application process?
5. What is the application process for Public Safety Dispatcher?
6. What if applications are not currently being accepted for Public Safety Dispatcher?
7. What is the testing process for Public Safety Dispatcher?
8. I’ve taken the P.O.S.T. Public Safety Dispatcher written test in the past, and have a T-score; can I have it applied to Placer County’s written exam?
9. What is the selection process for a Public Safety Dispatcher?
10. Where can I be assigned to work as a Public Safety Dispatcher?
11. After being hired, what kind of training am I provided as a Public Safety Dispatcher?
12. What kind of special assignments/ teams are there for a Public Safety Dispatcher?
13. What pay incentives are available to a Public Safety Dispatcher?

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1. What is the law regarding trespass?
2. What happens if you arrest someone based on my signed letter?
3. What else do I need to do?

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1. What is Placer Alert?
2. When will it be used?
3. How do I sign up for Placer Alert?
4. Will I still get emergency notifications if I don't sign up?
5. What if my phone number or email address changes?
6. Will my contact information be shared with others?
7. What does it cost?
8. How will text messages show up on my mobile phone?
9. Will I be guaranteed to receive the notifications?

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1. Why become a Placer County Sheriff's Office reserve?
2. What if my goal is to go fulltime?
3. If I want to work general patrol do I need to schedule it in advance?
4. Am I assigned a specific area to work?
5. I want to work general patrol. Are there limits?
6. What is a typical workload that a reserve can perform?

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1. What happens after a juvenile is cited for a crime in Placer County?
2. What is a Juvenile Citation Hearing?
3. What is Informal Probation?
4. What is Formal Probation?
5. What if your child displays defiant behavior but has not been cited for a crime?
6. What is Parent Project and Parent Project Teen?
7. Can families get help with truancy or running away behavior?
8. I would like to find out who the school resource officer is for my child’s school.