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1. Do I have to appear in person to have the Board of Review hear my appeal?

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1. What is the difference between a snow event and a snow emergency?
2. What do I need to bring in to process a passport?
3. Where can I put my RV or other recreational vehicle when I am not using it?
4. I’ve left messages on the Code Enforcement Hotline but I haven’t received a call back, why?
5. What’s the phone number for the Chamber of Commerce?
6. What’s the phone number for the Health Department?
7. What’s the phone number for the Post Office?
8. What’s the phone number for the Secretary of State?
9. What is the proper way to store fire wood?
10. What is a rat wall? Why do I need one?
11. When do I need a footing versus a ratwall when building my shed?
12. What are the City’s policies on keeping grass maintained?
13. There’s a tree in front of my house that is between the sidewalk and the street. Am I required to take care of it? Can I cut it down?
14. I want to put up a fence. What do I need to do?
15. Where is city hall?
16. What are the hours of operation at City Hall?
17. Are we open during lunch?
18. My garbage wasn’t picked up today even though it is trash day. Who do I contact?
19. Is there a waste disposal guide available so I know what I can recycle and what must be thrown out?
20. Do I need a permit for garage sale? What about a block sale?
21. Do you accept credit cards?
22. How can I find out the zoning of a property?
23. I’d like to add on to my house, build a garage, build a shed, or put in a pool. How far away does it have to be from the property line?
24. What information do I need to provide when I am applying for a building permit?

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1. Does someone knocking on my door need a permit to sell something?
2. Does a non profit organization need a permit to Solicit in the City?
3. How can I obtain a death or birth certificate?
4. Where can I get something Notarized?
5. What is the telephone number for GFL?
6. When does Yard Waste and Large Brush Pickup begin?

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1. When is Open Skate?
2. What is the cost of Ice Rental?
3. Are pets allowed in the Civic Arena?
4. Are skating lessons offered at Civic Arena?
5. How can my child join a hockey team?

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1. What happened to the city calendar?
2. Where can I find out about events happening in the city?
3. Where can I view the City Council Meetings on-demand?
4. Can I view the city's government access station on DirectTV or other satellite providers?
5. What cable companies service the City of St. Clair Shores?
6. How do I file a video/cable complaint?
7. Can I show pictures during a city council meeting?
8. Are there additional rules to using the city's Facebook Page?
9. Can I submit an idea for a show?

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1. Bench Warrants
2. Court Information
3. Marriage & Weddings
4. Forms
5. Resources
6. Probation
7. Record/Transcript Requests
8. Virtual Clerk
9. Court Safety
10. Hearings/Filings
11. MiFile

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1. What size fire extinguisher do I need?
2. How do I know if my fire extinguisher is any good?
3. Where are the provisions located for open burning?
4. Who is responsible for the maintenance of my smoke detector?

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1. WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR PROTECTING MY PROPERTY FROM HIGH WATER DAMAGE?
2. DO I HAVE TO SANDBAG MY PROPERTY?
3. WILL THE CITY BUILD AN ADEQUATE SANDBAG BARRIER ON MY PROPERTY FOR ME?
4. IS THERE A TIMELINE OR DEADLINE TO PROTECT MY PROPERTY?
5. IS THE CITY RESPONSIBLE WHEN WATER FROM MY NEIGHBOR'S PROPERTY CAUSES DAMAGE TO MY PROPERTY?
6. HOW DO I BUILD A SANDBAG LEVEE? HOW MANY SANDBAGS DO I NEED?
7. WHERE CAN I PICK UP SAND AND SANDBAGS?
8. HOW DO I GET ASSISTANCE OR DIRECTIONS ABOUT HOW TO PROTECT MY PROPERTY?
9. OUR HOMEOWNER'S ASSOCIATION WANTS TO BUILD SANDBAG BARRIERS ON OUR PROPERTIES. HOW CAN THE CITY HELP?
10. HOW DO I ASSESS DAMAGE TO MY PROPERTY FROM THE HIGH WATER? WHAT RECORDS SHOULD I KEEP TO MAKE MY INSURANCE CLAIM COMPLETE?

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1. What is a stormwater utility fee?
2. Why is stormwater run-off a problem?
3. Why did the City stop charging a stormwater fee and but now is charging a new fee?
4. What do I need to bring in to process a passport?
5. Where can I put my RV or other recreational vehicle when I am not using it?

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1. How do I sign up for a Library Card?
2. Does the Library have computers with Internet?
3. How do I access the Library's online catalog?
4. What are the Library's hours of operation?
5. Does the Library offer printing?
6. Does the Library have a public meeting room?
7. Does the Library offer fax service?
8. Does the Library have tax forms?
9. How do I pay my Library fines?
10. Does the Library offer eBooks and other online resources?

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1. How can I get my park pass?
2. When does the City Pool/Splash Zone open?
3. When is Public Skate at Civic Arena?
4. Do I need a permit to use Wahby Park?
5. How do I get a Membership to the Dog Park?
6. How do I know when my games at Kyte Monroe are cancelled?
7. Where can I obtain a recycling/trash bin?

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1. How do I obtain a city pet license?
2. How do I apply for an On-street Parking Permit?
3. I have questions about a ticket I received and I want to know who do I call?
4. Will my criminal complaint be investigated?
5. What are the Operational Support Services' hours and how do I obtain a gun permit?

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1. Who can I call to report a water or sewer emergency after the DPW is closed?
2. I've heard my drinking water faucet has an aerator. What is it?
3. How does a water main break affect my water?
4. What should I do if water is coming up from the floor drains in my basement?

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1. How much is it to ride the SMART van?
2. How old do you have to be to be a member at the Senior Center for Active Adults?
3. How do you sign up for a lunch at the Senior Center Cafe?

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1. What is a stormwater utility fee?
2. Why is stormwater run-off a problem?
3. Why should I have to pay for rain falling on my property
4. Why did the City stop charging a stormwater fee and but now is charging a new fee?
5. Why is this fee higher than the fee that was previously charged?
6. What is my stormwater fee based upon?
7. What is considered Impervious or Pervious?
8. How were the impervious surfaces measured on my property?
9. Are roads and public rights-of-way charged the stormwater utility fee?
10. What does the stormwater program do?
11. How accurate are the impervious are analysis images that can be found online?
12. How can customers apply for an Impervious Area adjustment?
13. What credits are available to residential property owners?
14. What if I was overcharged or I successfully appealed the measured impervious area?