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1. How do I become a firefighter?
2. What type of shift do firefighters work?
3. What is the Lafayette Fire Department's Insurance Service Office (ISO) rating?
4. How many fire station houses does Lafayette have?
5. How do I obtain a fire report?
6. Does the fire department fill swimming pools?
7. When is the Fire Prevention Show each year?
8. Does the fire department collect stuffed animals for kids involved in emergency situations?

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1. When is a Design Professional required for my project?
2. When is a State Construction Design Release (CDR) required?
3. What is a Class I structure?
4. Where do I go to apply for a Building Permit?
5. How long does a typical plan review take?
6. If I am remodeling an apartment building with 3 or more units, is the building classified as Residential?
7. What is Fire-Resistance-Rated Construction?
8. Is a fire wall the same as a fire barrier?
9. What is the difference between fire stopping and fire blocking?
10. What is meant by "a change of use or occupancy" and when does it apply?
11. When is a Knox Box (key box) required?
12. Where can I purchase a Knox Box?
13. When is a Design Professional required for my project?
14. When is a State Construction Design Release (CDR) required?

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1. What type of fire extinguisher is best for my home?
2. What type of fire extinguisher is best for my business?
3. How often are fire extinguishers supposed to be serviced?
4. What locations need a Class K extinguisher?
5. At what height are fire extinguishers to be installed?

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1. What is Fire-Resistance-Rated Construction?
2. Why is Fire Resistance Rated Construction important?
3. How is it constructed/rated?
4. What's the difference between a fire wall and a fire barrier?

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1. How do I navigate the new Lafayette website?
2. Do I need to create an account?
3. How do I find something fun and exciting to do in Lafayette?
4. How do I report a pothole or damaged street?
5. How do I find City code?
6. How do I contact the Utility Billing Office?

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1. How can I learn more about local historic districts?

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1. What is the Lafayette Historic Preservation Commission?
2. Are there any districts already in Lafayette?
3. Is there a difference between a National Register Historic District and a Local Historic District?
4. What is a Certificate of Appropriateness?
5. If I want to make a change to my property, what is the procedure?
6. Does the Historic Preservation Commission deny many COAs?
7. What about repair and maintenance - Do I have to apply to the Commission for every fix?
8. Can the Lafayette Historic Preservation Commission tell me what color I have to paint my house?
9. Does the Lafayette Historic Preservation Commission have the authority to tell me what landscaping I can install?
10. Does designation as a Local Historic District prevent me from constructing an addition to my house?
11. Does designation as a Local Historic District prevent me from demolishing a building?
12. Does designation as a Local Historic District prevent me from building on a vacant lot?
13. What are the benefits of designating my property as part of a Local Historic District?
14. Does designation as a Local Historic District affect my property values?
15. Are there resources for those properties listed within a Local Historic District?
16. If I have questions, who can I contact?
17. Does designation as a Local Historic District prevent me from installing new windows or doors?

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1. Is open burning permitted in the City?
2. Can I burn leaves on a City street?

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1. Where can I find out about events and programs in Lafayette?
2. How much does it cost to get into Tropicanoe Cove?
3. Can I reserve a park shelter?
4. Can I work at the Columbian Park Zoo?
5. When does Tropicanoe Cove open?
6. Are there any dog parks in the Lafayette area?

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1. How much is it to workout at the McAllister Center?
2. What are the hours of operation?
3. Who can use the McAllister Center?
4. How do I register for McAllister programs?
5. Where is the McAllister Recreation Center?
6. Who operates the McAllister Center?
7. Can I rent the McAllister Center?
8. What is the best way to find out about McAllister programs?

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1. What is your severe weather policy?
2. Does Tropicanoe Cove take debit or credit card?
3. Can I take a cooler in to Tropicanoe Cove?
4. Can we leave the pool and return later in the day?
5. What age children need to be accompanied by an adult at Lafayette Parks aquatic facilities?
6. Do you have lifeguards monitoring the slides?
7. Are “floaties” or flotation devices allowed?
8. Are lifejackets provided?
9. Does my infant have to wear swim pants?
10. Is swimwear required?
11. Are there height restrictions for the slides?
12. Are pets allowed?
13. Do you offer group rates?
14. Do you offer private parties?
15. Do you offer birthday party packages?
16. Do the pools offer concessions?
17. Are lockers available to rent?

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1. What is the number to the jail?
2. Can you tell me if someone is wanted on warrant?
3. How do I obtain a handgun permit?
4. How can I request a street closure for a special event?
5. How do I get my vehicle out of impound?
6. If the required documents to get my vehicle released are in the impounded vehicle what can I do?
7. To whom may an impounded vehicle be released?
8. Where can I pay the fine for a traffic citation?
9. How long can I park in a handicap parking space downtown? I have a handicap license plate/sticker.
10. Who can get a copy of a crash report?
11. Can my kids ride in the bed of my pick-up truck? Can anyone ride in the bed of my pick-up truck?
12. If my passenger is not wearing a seat belt, can I get a ticket?
13. How long can I leave my car parked on the street? I drive it about once every couple of weeks.
14. My house has no off-street parking and people sometimes park on the street in "my space" in front of my residence. Is this allowed?
15. I really hate the color and design of our license plate. Can I cover it with some of that nice looking red tinted Plexiglas to match the color of my car?
16. How dark can I tint my car windows?
17. May I have a handicap parking space installed in front of where I live or where I have a business?
18. How do I register my moped or scooter?
19. How do I obtain a copy of a police report?
20. How do I obtain a criminal background check for employment?
21. Can I file a report directly with a detective for investigation?
22. I have been a victim of a crime that happened out of town but I have not made a report yet. Can I report that crime to the Lafayette Police?
23. My car was broken into and the officer did not take any fingerprints. Wouldn't that have solved the case?
24. My garage was broken into and the officer found some fingerprints. Why hasn't the burglar been arrested yet? Can't you just enter the prints into the computer and find out who they belong to?
25. When the burglar broke into my business he cut himself and left blood all over the counter. Can you do a DNA test and find out who did this crime?
26. Can you tell me if someone is in jail or what their bond is?
27. What usually happens to someone when they get arrested?
28. How is a jailed person's bond determined?
29. How do I get a garage sale permit?
30. Where can I find the sex offender registry?
31. Who can answer my questions about visitation or child custody?

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1. What is a complaint?
2. Who can make a complaint?
3. How can a complaint be made?
4. Who conducts the investigation?
5. How are the allegations proven?
6. Will I receive updates about my complaint status?

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1. What is a rain garden?
2. What types of plants are used in a rain garden?
3. What are the benefits of a rain garden?
4. Will a rain garden encourage mosquito growth?

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1. How do I get information about trash receptacle toters?
2. How do I dispose of large items like carpet, sinks, sofas, toilets, and mattresses?
3. How do I dispose of latex paint?
4. How should trash be set out?
5. What do I do with used appliances?

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1. What types of smoke alarms are there?
2. Where should smoke detectors/alarms be located?
3. What should I do if I hear the smoke alarms sound?

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1. Who needs a Solicitor's License in Lafayette?
2. Who needs a Transient Merchant License in Lafayette?

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1. What do we do with brush and trimmings?
2. What do we do with leaves?
3. Where can I get free wood chips?
4. Where do we recycle holiday trees?

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1. What is a watershed?
2. What is a stormwater drainage system?
3. How can stormwater be a problem?
4. What are the fish painted on my storm drain?
5. What is being done to protect local water quality?
6. Whom should I contact for assistance with a drainage concern?

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1. What is my water hardness?
2. How do I get water transferred or turned on in my name?
3. How do I pay my water bill?