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Administration

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1. How do I apply for a "dump permit" for permission to use Orange County's collection sites and Landfill?
2. How do I request information from the County pursuant to the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)?
3. How do I obtain a fireworks permit?
4. How do I sign up to speak during Public Comment Period during a Board of Supervisors meeting?
5. How do I sign up to speak during an upcoming Public Hearing?
6. How do I request to be added to an agenda for an upcoming Board of Supervisors meeting?

Animal Shelter

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1. Where can I purchase a County Dog License/Tag?
2. How do I reclaim a lost pet?
3. How do I relinquish a pet?
4. How can I volunteer at the Shelter?
5. How do I adopt a dog or cat?
6. How do I foster a pet?

Building Department

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1. Do I need a building permit?
2. What do I need to get a permit?
3. Are inspections included with my permit fee?
4. How much will a building permit cost?
5. How do I find out if a contractor is licensed?
6. How do I get a 911 address?

Commissioner of Revenue

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1. Who needs to file Meals Tax?
2. Where and when do you file Meals Tax and what is the rate?
3. Where do I purchase a business license?

Commissioner of the Revenue - Business Personal Property

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1. What is considered Business Personal Property?
2. What is the tax rate for Business Personal Property?
3. How do I file a Business Property tax return? What is the deadline?
4. I work out of my home, do I still have to file Business Personal Property Tax?
5. I depreciate the value of my Business Personal Property each year for tax purposes. How does that impact the way my return is filed with Orange County?
6. Do I have to file a new Business Property return each year?

Commissioner of the Revenue - Land Use

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1. How many acres of agricultural land do I need to qualify for Land Use?
2. If I build a house on my land that is in Land Use do I have a penalty to pay?
3. If I sell my parcel of land do I have to pay back taxes?
4. If I sell my parcel and the buyer does not want to farm it any longer who pays the taxes?
5. If I buy a piece of land that is in Land Use and change the use of it a year or so later, why do I have to pay the back taxes of the previous owner?
6. Is Forest Land Use available in Orange County?
7. How many acres are required to qualify for forest land use?

Commissioner of the Revenue - Meals Tax

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1. What is the Meals Tax rate?
2. Who needs to file Meals Tax?
3. Where and when do you file Meals Tax?

Commissioner of the Revenue - Personal Property Tax

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1. What is considered individual personal property?
2. How do I file an individual personal property return? What is the filing deadline?
3. How do I know if my vehicle needs a County decal?
4. I am a new resident of Orange County. What do I need to do?
5. I am moving out of Orange County. What do I need to do?
6. How do I know if the locality I am moving to is a “prorating” or a “non-prorating” locality?
7. I am planning on disposing of my vehicle. What do I need to do?
8. Do I have to register a leased vehicle with Orange County?
9. If I am in the military, do I have to pay personal property taxes?
10. If I own an antique or vintage vehicle, do I have to register the vehicle with Orange County?
11. My spouse and I are separated and our vehicle is jointly owned. Who is responsible for the personal property taxes?
12. How do you determine the assessment on a vehicle?
13. When are personal property taxes due? Where do I send payments? How much did I pay in taxes last year?
14. Does the County offer a discount for vehicles with high mileage?
15. Why do I need to file for the high mileage discount every year?
16. How do I contact DMV to update my vehicle information?
17. When will I stop paying personal property tax?
18. Do I have the right to appeal my personal property assessment?
19. I sold my vehicle this year, will my tax be prorated?
20. How do I obtain a Landfill Sticker?

Commissioner of the Revenue - Real Estate Tax

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1. What is the real estate tax rate?
2. Where can I find out how much I paid in real estate taxes on my property?
3. Where can I find out how my property is assessed?
4. Where can I get a copy of a survey of my property?
5. Where are the maps of all the parcels in Orange County?
6. How do I find out who is the current owner of a piece of property?
7. My spouse recently passed away. How do I remove his/her name from the bill?
8. Why does the name of the former owner appear on my tax bill?
9. Why do I have an improvement value on my tax bill and I have not made any improvements to my property?
10. Does Orange County bill for supplemental value do to new building(s) constructed being complete or substantially complete during the year?
11. Does Orange County offer a Veteran Exemption for Real Estate Taxes for Veteran ?

Commissioner of the Revenue - Tax Relief for Elderly and Handicapped

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1. How do I get tax relief if I am elderly or disabled?
2. How old do you have to be to qualify?
3. What is the maximum income you can have and still qualify?
4. What is the maximum net worth allowed?
5. Do I have to list my social security as income?
6. Can I subtract my mortgage payment from my income?

County Attorney

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1. How do I speak with the County Attorney about my traffic ticket or criminal case?
2. How can I find out whether something is legal in Orange County?
3. Can the County Attorney help me with my legal problem?
4. What is the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)?

E911

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1. How do I get a 911 address?
2. How do I get a 911 or radio recording (FOIA)?
3. How do I sign up for Smart 911?
4. I dialed 911 in error what should I do?
5. I need to report a street sign missing or broken
6. I want ro receive Emergency Alerts from the County
7. When should I call 911?

E911 - Controlled Burns

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1. Who do I call when I have a controlled burn?

Economic Development

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1. What is economic development?
2. How does economic development help entrepreneurs?
3. Do I need a business license to operate my business?
4. Does economic development provide assistance to existing businesses?
5. What is the Economic Development Authority and what is its purpose?

Finance

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1. How can I get a quick overview of the County's revenues, expenses and financial status?
2. I am interested in the County's Capital Improvement projects, where can I find information on those?
3. Where can I find information on the County's outstanding debt and annual debt service payments?
4. How can my business be considered as a provider of goods and services to the County?
5. I would like to submit a funding request to the Board of Supervisors on behalf of an outside organization.
6. Where are vendor payments made?
7. Are County purchases exempt from state sales tax?
8. What is the County's policy for fund balance?
9. I am a county employee and have questions regarding my payroll check. Who should I contact?
10. Where can I find a listing of County positions?

Human Resources

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1. What jobs are available?
2. How do I file an employment application?
3. What is a Form I-9?
4. What is E-Verify?

Library

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1. How do I get a library card?
2. How do I place a hold request?
3. How can I renew my items online?
4. How do I request that the library purchase an item?
5. Where are you located?
6. What are your hours?
7. What is my PIN number?
8. What fines do you charge?
9. What if I lose my library card?
10. How can I use the library's meeting room?
11. How can I learn more about library children's programs?
12. How do I request an item from another library (Interlibrary Loan)?
13. Where can I use my library card?
14. Where can I return the items I borrowed?

Office on Youth

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1. How can I make a donation to a special Office on Youth (OOY) program?
2. What programs are available for me to volunteer my time?
3. How can I become a volunteer with one of the Office on Youth programs?

Parks and Recreation

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1. What do I need to do to register myself or my child for a program?
2. Why should I pre-register for a program?
3. Can I register and/or pay for my/my child's program at the start of the first session?
4. How can I find out about new Parks & Recreation programs or events?
5. Where are your offices located?
6. When is the deadline to register for programs?
7. What forms of payment can you accept?
8. Can I pay for a program week to week or pay over time?
9. Are there any scholarship programs available?
10. What is the program cancelation policy?
11. I don't live in Orange County; can I still register myself or my child for an OCPR program?
12. Who should I contact to reserve a park, facility, or community room?
13. Can I donate to help fund Parks & Recreation programs, facilities, or events?
14. Does Orange County Parks & Recreation have a Facebook Page?

Planning

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1. What permits do I need to build a home in Orange County?
2. When is an Agreement in Lieu of an Erosion and Sediment Control needed?
3. What is required to obtain an Agreement in Lieu of an Erosion and Sediment Control Plan?
4. What is required to obtain a Zoning Permit?
5. What activities require the review and approval of an Erosion and Sediment Control Plan and issuance of a Land Disturbance Permit?
6. How much land is required to build a house in Orange County?
7. How many dwellings are allowed on one piece of property?
8. Do I need a permit for a shed or storage building?
9. How do I find the zoning classification for a piece of property?

Sheriff - Animal Control

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1. How do I get in touch with an Animal Control Officer?
2. Who do I contact if I lose my dog or cat?
3. My dog needs dog tags. Where can I go to purchase them?
4. I have some wildlife that is causing a nuisance. Who do I call?
5. What do I do if I see feral dogs or cats in Orange County?

Sheriff - Civil Process

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1. Why wasn't I called and notified when service was made?
2. I had papers issued out of Orange County General District Court and want to know if they've been served yet?
3. Why does the deputy keep coming back to my house when I have repeatedly told him the person he was looking for doesn't live here?
4. I received a 72 Hour Notice to Vacate but I filed a Motion to Rehear. How do I make sure the Sheriff will not come out on the date of the scheduled eviction to put my property out?
5. I have received my judgment in court for the money owed me, why haven't I received my money?
6. My child support payments are taken out of my paycheck but a deputy came by with Department of Child Support Enforcement papers. I am not behind on my payments, why is DCSE serving me with papers?
7. A card was left on my door for my relative who doesn't live here. What's this all about?
8. Why can't I come down to your office to pick up papers for my husband?
9. If I pay the debt before the court date, do I have to still go to court?
10. I paid my late rent but the landlord had a deputy post a notice to vacate on my door. Can the landlord still evict me?
11. I am a landlord who has a delinquent tenant. I went to court and obtained my judgment to have the tenant evicted. Today the tenant told me he filed bankruptcy and I can not evict him. Is this true?
12. Can I sell the tenant's property and get the money from the sale?
13. My neighbor was evicted yesterday and there is a mess in the yard. Who do I contact to get the mess cleaned up?
14. Can I change the locks when I kick my roommate out?
15. I found this paper on the door and this person doesn't live here. What do I do with the paper?

Sheriff - Command Staff

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1. Can I get a copy of my criminal history here at the Sheriff's Office?
2. How do I get a Trespass Notice?
3. Where can I find crime statistics for Orange County?
4. Where can I find traffic crash statistics for Orange County?
5. How do I commend or make a complaint on an Orange County Sheriff's Office employee?

Sheriff - Court Security

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1. How do I pre-pay a traffic ticket?
2. I am a witness or defendant and I cannot make it to my upcoming court date. Who do I call about this?
3. Where do I go to serve as a juror?

Sheriff - Firearms Concealed Carry Training

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1. What are the laws concerning knives; specifically, the carrying of a non-concealed knife, and are there knife designs, blade sizes, etc., that are prohibited?
2. Are firearms registered in Virginia?
3. May I travel through Virginia with a firearm in my vehicle?
4. May I “open carry” a firearm in Virginia?
5. What is the legal age to purchase or possess a firearm?
6. What is the legal age to purchase ammunition?
7. What are the laws concerning the private sale of a handgun?
8. Why was my firearms purchase application placed in a status of delay?
9. Does one have to have U.S. citizenship to be eligible to purchase a firearm?
10. What are the disqualifications for the purchase of a firearm?
11. Are law enforcement officers subject to the background check when purchasing firearms?
12. Is a concealed handgun permit issued in another state valid or recognized in Virginia?
13. Are Virginia concealed handgun permits issued to non-Virginia residents?
14. The address on my Resident Concealed Handgun Permit is no longer correct. Is my permit still valid?
15. The address on my Nonresident Concealed Handgun Permit is no longer correct. Is my permit still valid?
16. Are military personnel considered residents or nonresidents for the purpose of a concealed handgun permit?
17. I am a new resident to Virginia and possess a concealed handgun permit issued by a permit-reciprocal state. Will my permit still be honored in Virginia?
18. In the instance of a traffic stop, should I advise the police officer that I have a concealed handgun permit?

Sheriff - Neighborhood Watch

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1. Is Neighborhood Watch part of the police?
2. Will I be a target if I have a Neighborhood Watch sticker in my window?
3. How much work will I have to do if I became an organizer/coordinator?
4. How do we get information?
5. Do I have to attend meetings?
6. If I set up a new watch can somebody help me?

Sheriff - Patrol Division

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1. Can you do something about excessive noise (noise complaints)?
2. How do I obtain a copy of my incident or traffic crash report?
3. What do I do if I find that my home has been broken into?
4. Will the Sheriff's Office help me with a civil dispute?
5. What do I do if I witness a crime in Orange County?
6. Is there a way for me to discover if the firearm/item of value that I am thinking about buying is stolen?

Tourism

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1. Where can I find out about attractions, events, restaurants, shopping, etc., in Orange County?
2. Where is the Orange County Visitors Center located?
3. When is the Orange County Visitors Center open?
4. How do I request more information?
5. Can you provide larger quantities of information (ex: Visitors Guides, Dining Guides, Maps, etc.) for hosts to give out at events or weddings?
6. Does Orange County Tourism have a Facebook page?

Treasurer

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1. Who do I make my check payable to?
2. Why is the old owner's name on my Real Estate Tax Bill, and then C/O my name?
3. What does the notation "Improvements" mean on my Real Estate Tax Bill?
4. I sold my vehicle on February 15th, can you adjust the Personal Property Bill?
5. What can I do if I think my car is assessed too high?
6. When does the Treasurer's Office have dog tags on sale outside of the office?