Animal Services

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1. What are the leash laws in Sumter County?
2. What can I do about my neighbor's dog barking all night long?
3. How do I get my pet released from the Animal Control shelter?

Assessment Programs

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1. What is an "improved property" under assessment guidelines?
2. Why is Sumter District assessment normally higher than The Villages District?

BOCC

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1. Is an agenda for meetings available?
2. How can I express my concerns on an issue to the Board?
3. When does the Board of County Commissioners meet?

Building Services

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1. What is needed to pull a permit?
2. How long does it take to obtain my permit?
3. Do I need to file a Notice of Commencement for my job?

City of Center Hill and Webster

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1. Where do I get a permit to build?

Code Enforcement

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1. How do I file a complaint?
2. What happens after I file a complaint?
3. Can I remain anonymous when filing a complaint?
4. How many letters are sent regarding a code violation before the case is brought to a public hearing?
5. Can I request an extension of time if I receive a Notice?

Contractor Licensing

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1. How do I apply for a local competency card with Sumter County?
2. How much is the application fee for a competency card?
3. When does my application need to be submitted?

County Administration

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1. Who do I need to speak with regarding Property Taxes Homestead Exemption?
2. Who do I need to speak with regarding Fire Assessments?
3. Who do I call for a business license?
4. Who do I call to pay a ticket?
5. Who do I call for a passport?
6. Who do I call for a code enforcement case?
7. Who do I call for food stamps?

Employee Services

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1. How do I apply for a job?
2. Will I be notified when a position has been filled?

Fire Rescue

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1. How is Sumter County Fire Rescue Funded?
2. How Does the Fire Assessment Benefit Me?

Fire Rescue Assessment

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1. What is an "improved property" under assessment guidelines?
2. Why is Sumter District assessment normally higher than The Villages District?
3. I am exempt for other taxes why not this one?
4. What if I do not pay this fee?

GIS

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1. Can I purchase paper maps from the GIS Department?
2. If I notice issues with parcel boundaries on the County's online mapping application, who do I call?

Housing Department

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1. How do I get on the Section 8 waiting list?
2. How do I get a new house built for free?
3. How do I apply for Down Payment Assistance?

Impact Fees

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1. What is an impact fee?
2. Why were impact fees created?
3. What impact fees are collected within Sumter County?
4. When are impact fees paid?
5. Do I have to pay an impact fee for an addition or remodel of my existing residence?
6. Do I have to pay an impact fee if I am changing the use of an existing structure?
7. If I am building within the City limits or a DRI, do I have to pay the impact fees?

Misdemeanor Probation

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1. What about cost of supervision?
2. What about my appointments?
3. What about missed appointments?
4. What is a Pre-Trial Intervention contract?
5. How do I pay court costs?
6. Can I leave the area?
7. Can I leave the State of Florida?
8. What can violate my probation?

Mosquito Control

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1. Why do we need mosquito control programs?
2. Is it necessary to spray for adult mosquitoes?
3. Are the insecticides being used for controlling mosquitoes dangerous?

Office of Management & Budget

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1. How can I obtain formal solicitation results?
2. Where can I view Board of Sumter County Commissioners’ budget?
3. When and where are public budget hearings?
4. What are bonds?
5. Does Sumter County charge fees for formal solicitation documents?
6. How do I calculate my property tax?
7. How can I apply for homestead exemption?
8. Why have my property taxes increased?
9. When do I receive my tax bill and when is payment due?
10. Who should I contact for questions about delinquent taxes?
11. Why did I not receive notification of the fire rescue assessment fee?
12. Why is Sumter District fire rescue assessment fee normally higher than The Villages District fire rescue assessment fee?
13. What happens if I don’t pay or can’t afford to pay the fire rescue assessment fee?
14. I am exempt from other taxes, why not the fire rescue assessment fee?
15. What are fire rescue assessments based on?
16. What is the total percentage of taxes that should be charged for renting a property in Sumter County?
17. How do I pay tourist tax on my rental property in Sumter County?
18. What is a special or non-ad valorem assessment?
19. What is an ad valorem tax?
20. Who do I contact if I have questions about my property's assessment?
21. Why is the assessed value of my home different from its market value?
22. What is a TRIM notice?
23. What is the millage rate?
24. What is the rolled-back rate?
25. What is Taxing Authority?

Parks & Recreation

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1. How do I reserve a county-maintained community building?
2. Can I reserve a pavilion at a county-maintained park?
3. Are dogs allowed in the county-maintained parks?

Planning

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1. What is the Sumter County Comprehensive Plan?
2. How is the Sumter County Comprehensive Plan amended?

Purchasing

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1. How do I become a vendor with Sumter County?
2. How do I find out what work Sumter County has for bid?

Solid Waste

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1. Why doesn't the County recycle?
2. What items can be recycled at the Solid Waste Facility
3. What do I do with my household hazardous waste?

Transit

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1. Who do I call for a ride?
2. Where can I go?
3. What is the cost?

Veteran Services

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1. Do I need an appointment to see a counselor?
2. Does the Veteran Services office serve only Sumter County veterans?
3. Am I entitled to VA health care?
4. Do I need to do anything if I have a claim or an appeal pending with VA?

Zoning

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1. What are the Sumter County Land Development Regulations?
2. How do I apply for a rezoning, special use, temporary use, or other zoning approval for my property?