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1. What are stair requirements?
2. What are tread and riser sizes?
3. What is the headroom height for doors?
4. What are the handrail heights?
5. What are the guardrail details?
6. What are the building requirements?
7. What is the minimum footer depth?

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1. If I have a vacant property, do I have to register it with the City?
2. When do I have to file a bond on a vacant property?

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1. How long are the terms for the members of City Council?
2. When are the regular meetings of Lorain City Council?

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1. What are the hours for the Lorain Municipal Court
2. Will I be subject to a search when appearing for Court?
3. What is the phone number for the Court?

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1. Where are smoke detectors required?
2. Where are carbon monoxide detectors required?
3. What size does a ground rod wire have to be?
4. What size wire do you have to use for a 100-amp house service?
5. What size wire do you have to use for a 200-amp house service?
6. How close can the GFCI outlet be to a pool?
7. What do we do if there is a street light out?
8. How deep underground must PVC conduit be for services and pools?
9. Are fuses still acceptable for use in services?
10. Where are GFCI receptacles required?
11. What does AFCI mean?
12. What does AFCI do?
13. Where does the water ground connection have to be?

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1. How do I contact my council member?
2. Do you accept online utility payments?
3. How can I report a crime tip?
4. When does residential bulk waste and trash get picked up?

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1. How do I reset my password in the Employee Portal
2. What are your office hours

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1. How do I request a Proclamation from the Mayor?
2. Does the Mayor perform weddings?

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1. Is the homeowner permitted to install their own plumbing?
2. How do you get registered as a Plumbing Contractor?
3. Are permits required to replace a hot water tank?

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1. Why was my street not salted?
2. I have a problem with trash pickup, who do I call?
3. Does the City replace or repair sidewalks or driveways?
4. How do I report a street light that is out?
5. How do I report a pothole?
6. How do I report a broken or inoperable traffic light?
7. Who is responsible for tree trimming or removal on my tree lawn?

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1. Who must file a City of Lorain tax return?
2. How can I pay my tax balance?
3. What are the Income Tax Department regular hours of operation?
4. What is the Income Tax Department contact information?
5. Are retirees or disabled individuals required to file a Lorain tax return?
6. Do residents who rent need to file a Lorain tax return?
7. What is the City of Lorain's tax rate?
8. Do I receive credit for taxes paid to other cities?
9. What is the due date for the City of Lorain's tax return?
10. Can the tax office help me prepared the City of Lorain tax return?
11. Are lottery/gambling winnings taxable?
12. I owe city taxes but I am unable to pay my full liability at the time my return is due. Should I still file my return?
13. Does your office handle property taxes?
14. My employer withheld Lorain tax, but I live in Columbus. How can I get a refund?
15. Is it possible to amend my estimate during the year?
16. I am a Lorain resident and work in an area with no municipal tax. How often must I file with Lorain?
17. I am over eighteen, but currently attend college. Do I need to file a Lorain tax return?
18. I’m a partner in a partnership and a Lorain resident. Do I owe Lorain tax on my income from the partnership?
19. I’m self-employed by my business has not shown a profit. Am I required to file a return?
20. Can I forward my form to the Income Tax Department online?
21. My spouse and I file separately at the federal/state levels. Do I have to file the same for municipal purposes?
22. Can you answer questions concerning Federal or State taxes?

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1. Where can I pay my water bill?
2. How do I sign up for water service?
3. What should I do if my water bill seems too high?
4. Who do I contact if there is a water main break?
5. What is a water service pipe? Who owns it and maintains it?
6. How are water characteristics measured?
7. What kind of technology is used to test the water?