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1. How can I find out about the planned and proposed development in the County?
2. Do I need a permit to host a yard sale?
3. Who is responsible for grass cutting on the main road in York County? (Route 17, 134, 199, etc.)
4. What are the York County Board of Supervisors 2017 Legislative Policies and Positions?
5. Does the County and School Division share any services/offices?
6. Has Shagging on the Riverwalk concert series gone away?
7. When are Personal Property & Real Estate Taxes Due?
8. What work is Dominion Virginia Power doing at Chisman Creek Park?
9. Where can I place yard sale signs, open house signs, etc.?
10. Who is responsible for maintaining my street?
11. What were York County's real estate tax rates over the past 20 years?
12. Where can I view our Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission Meetings?
13. How much does Poquoson pay towards the shared 911/Radio system?
14. What do the county's key officials earn as of October 1, 2017?
15. What is the longest tenure of a York County employee?
16. How can I contact the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT)?

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1. What do I do if I am bitten by an animal?
2. What do I do it my pet bites someone?
3. What is rabies?
4. Can humans have rabies?
5. What can I do to help control rabies?
6. Where can I purchase a dog license?
7. What if I or someone I know are missing a pet?
8. What if I experience nuisance wildlife at my home or in my area?

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1. What is a Public Hearing?
2. Where do the Board of Supervisors meet?
3. What is the Citizens' Comment Period?
4. What is an ordinance?
5. Why does the Board of Supervisors have closed meetings?
6. What is a resolution?
7. What is a proclamation?
8. What are adjourned meetings?
9. What is the best way to contact my Board of Supervisors representative?
10. How do I find who my Supervisor is and which district I live in?
11. Can I speak at any Board of Supervisors meeting?

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1. What are the hours of operation for the Building Regulations Office?
2. What are some of the significant changes in the 2012 residential code now in effect?
3. What is a building permit?
4. When is a building permit required?
5. Who reviews building plans?
6. Do I need a permit for ordinary repairs?

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1. Where can I find information or instructions on obtaining a divorce?
2. Where can I get a copy of a birth certificate or death certificate?
3. Can the Clerk of the Circuit Court offer me legal advice on my case?
4. Where can I go for help in getting financial support for my minor child?
5. How can I contact the DMV regarding questions about my driver's license?
6. Do I need a cover sheet for civil filings?
7. Is there a fee for filing an assumed or fictitious name in the Circuit Court Clerk's Office?
8. Does the Circuit Court have information regarding my traffic ticket?
9. Where can I pursue a small claims case (less than $15,000) in a Virginia Court?
10. How can I contact my probation officer?

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1. How do I apply for a business license?
2. Do I qualify for the Tax Relief for the Elderly and Disabled Program?
3. Do I qualify for tax exemption under the Military Spouses Residency Relief Act?
4. How do I submit an amended state income tax return?
5. I am a disabled veteran. How do I apply for tax exemption on my real estate?

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1. How do I find out information about a case?
2. What cases does the Commonwealth's Attorney's Office prosecute?
3. Can I drop charges?
4. What should I do if I receive a subpoena for court and I have a conflict with the court date?
5. What should I know before I testify?
6. What is a preliminary hearing?
7. Can children be subpoenaed to testify in court?
8. I can't identify the defendant. Why did I receive a subpoena?
9. What should I do if the defendant's attorney contacts me?
10. What happens if someone threatens me to drop the charges or not testify?

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1. How do I request a presentation by a deputy?
2. How do I volunteer for our local D.A.R.E. program?
3. Does the York County D.A.R.E. program conduct any fundraisers in which I can participate in?
4. My child has lost or damaged their D.A.R.E. shirt. What can I do?
5. How do I make sure my donation to D.A.R.E. goes directly to our local program?

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1. Is my property subdividable?
2. What are landscaping credits?
3. What is the process for approving a commercial sign for a new project?
4. Where can I get a temporary sign permit application?
5. Can I keep chickens in my backyard?
6. Where can I get a sign permit application?
7. What are the most common zoning violations?
8. Which permits can be approved administratively at the Development Services office?
9. What is the time frame for reviewing a commercial site plan?
10. If I want to open a new business in a building where an existing or previous business was located, what do I need to do in order to meet the zoning requirements?
11. What are the required building setbacks if I want to add an accessory structure (such as a storage shed or garage) to my property?
12. How many sets of engineered drawings are required for the formal submission of site plans or subdivision plans?
13. Can I place a DVD rental kiosk on my commercial property?

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1. How can I find where the money is spent in the County?
2. What is the County's current fiscal year General Fund (operating) budget?
3. Where can I view a hard copy of the County's budget?
4. Where can I find the School Division's budget?
5. What is the current fiscal year support to the school system?

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1. What are the competition levels for various purchases?
2. Does the County maintain a Bidder's list?
3. Why does the "ics" calendar link no longer appear on this site?
4. Can I fax in a bid?
5. What is the difference between registering and subscribing to the County's solicitations?
6. How does the County evaluate proposals, or Request for Proposals (RFP)?
7. What is an RFQ and how is it different from other solicitations?
8. What is the County/School contracts' requirements for insurance and why do they require an endorsement of the "Additional Insured" requirement?
9. What are the NIGP Class codes?
10. How does the County evaluate sealed bids?
11. How do I pay for deposits on plans and specifications, surplus property, etc.?
12. Does the County or Schools have an Appeals Procedure for its public procurement actions?
13. How do I find out about solicitations, bids, or quotes?

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1. What is Emergency Medical Services (EMS) transport cost recovery?
2. What is compassionate billing?
3. What are the guiding principles of the York County EMS Transport Cost Recovery Program?
4. Who do I call if I have a question regarding billing or insurance coverage?
5. What are the schedule of service fees?
6. Who can I contact for additional information about the fees or the York County EMS transport cost recovery program?
7. Can I be denied Emergency Medical Services because of a lack of insurance or an inability to pay?

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1. Where is my neighborhood fire station?
2. Is York County a paid or volunteer fire and rescue department?
3. Why does a fire engine come to my house when I call for an ambulance?
4. Do I need a burn permit and how do I get one?
5. How and where can I get a fire extinguisher refilled (recharged)?
6. My insurance company is requesting information such as, the distance from my house to the closest fire station and if it is staffed 24-hours a day, 7-days a week?
7. Does York County offer fire extinguisher training courses?
8. Where can I purchase a fire extinguisher and what type should I purchase?
9. How can I arrange for the Fire and Life Safety Educator to come to my school?

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1. Where can I find information about career opportunities with the department?
2. Can I conduct open burning in my yard, including leaves?
3. Where can I find information about volunteer opportunities with the Department?
4. Where can I have my child safety seat (car seat) installed or checked?
5. Where can I purchase a dog license?
6. How can I get my blood pressure checked?
7. Where can I get information about the York County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training program?
8. How do I dispose of household chemicals?

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1. We have not received our check yet, it may be lost in the mail. Can you check to see if our check has been cashed yet?
2. Can my check payment be deposited directly to my bank account, rather than having a check mailed?
3. Our invoice has not been paid yet, do you know when it will be paid?
4. I received a check from York County, how can I know what it is for?
5. I received a 1099 statement from the County, in the mail. What is it, and what am I supposed to do with it?

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1. Does the Office of Grants Administration award any grants?
2. Where does the Federal and State money come from?
3. What departments in the County receive Federal and State funds?
4. Where do I find more information on how my Federal tax dollars are spent?

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1. When are W2 tax forms issued to employees?
2. How do I request a replacement from W2?
3. I terminated employment with York County and have a question related to my final pay check, who do I need to contact?
4. I terminated employment with York County and have changed my mailing address. I want to be certain that I receive my W2 form for the calendar year. Which office do I need to notify of this change?

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1. How do I file a claim?
2. What happens after a claim is filed?
3. What do I do if I'm injured on the job and need to file a workers compensation claim?
4. How long does it take for the insurance carrier to contact me regarding my claim?

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1. What is the difference between my water bill, my HRSD wastewater bill and my York County sewer bill?
2. How can I access my account online?
3. What utility services are provided by the County?
4. How often will I receive a bill?
5. How do I sign up for services at a house I'm renting?
6. Will I receive a credit on my utility bill if I had a water leak?
7. Who do I need to call if I have a sewer backup?

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1. How can I get a criminal warrant against someone?
2. Do I have the right to appeal the Judge's decision?
3. What are the hours of the Courthouse?
4. How do I find out points about my driving record?
5. How do I reschedule my Court appearance date?
6. How are records checks conducted?
7. What items are prohibited in the Courthouse?
8. How do I sue someone in Small Claims Court or Civil Court?
9. Can I pay my ticket and avoid a court appearance?
10. Is there a dress code for Court appearances?

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1. How can I find out if my house is in a flood zone?
2. I need to get a building permit, and they told me I needed a plat of my property. Do you have one?
3. What do the FEMA Flood Zone Designations, like AE and X500, mean?
4. I need a map that shows all of the streets in the County - do you have one?
5. I am looking for old aerial photos of the County - who has them?
6. How often is the Property Information System (online mapping) updated?
7. I am looking for old maps of the County - do you have any?
8. I need a map for teaching / learning land navigation - will you make one?
9. I think my house is above the flood plain and should not require flood insurance, what can I do?
10. How can I access recorded subdivision plats on the Property Information System?

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1. How and when can I update my application?
2. What if I am not ready to fill out the application at this time?
3. Can I submit a paper application or resume?
4. I missed the deadline, can I still apply?
5. Can I apply for more than 1 job at a time?
6. Where can I find information about employment with York County Schools?
7. How do I print my application?
8. What if I want to submit a resume?
9. How do I save my application?
10. Will I automatically be considered for other positions if I previously submitted an application?
11. Who will see my application when I apply online?

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1. Where can a petitioner file a Family Abuse Protective Order (PO)?
2. What information should the petitioner bring with them to file the Protective Order?
3. How do I contact the Court for more information?
4. How do I file a Protective Order against someone that is not a family member or whom I do not live with?

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1. How do I get a York County Public Library card?
2. How do I check my account and renew items from home?
3. Do you have a notary available?
4. How do I reserve the meeting room?
5. Can I access the internet / Wi-Fi from the library?
6. How can I apply for a job with the York County Public Library?
7. Can I use the Williamsburg Regional Library?
8. Can I print a document at the library?
9. What should I do if the DVD, CD or audiobook that I checked out skips or is damaged?
10. Does the library have a copy machine?
11. How many items can I check out?
12. Do you have income tax forms?
13. Does the library proctor tests?
14. Does the library send or receive faxes for patrons?
15. Do you have books for sale?

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1. Can we get married on Yorktown Beach?
2. Are dogs allowed at the McReynolds Athletic Complex (MAC)?
3. How long is the bike trail at New Quarter Park?
4. How do I get information on upcoming events in Yorktown?
5. Where does the name New Quarter come from?
6. I'm interested in reserving a field at the McReynolds Athletic Complex (MAC). Who do I contact?
7. What phone number can I call to get updated information on the status of events scheduled in Riverwalk Landing in case of inclement weather?

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1. My child plays Little League at the athletic complex. If inclement weather is threatening, how do I find out the status of the game?
2. Do you have to be a resident of York County to register for leisure classes?
3. Where and when is the skating program?
4. Do you have to be a York County resident to participate in our summer sports camps?
5. What ages are eligible to play in the County's soccer program?
6. What times will the soccer practices / games be held?
7. What fields will be used for the County's soccer program?
8. What equipment is needed for soccer?
9. What ages are eligible to play youth basketball?
10. What days of the week do youth basketball leagues play?
11. What gyms will be used for the youth basketball program?
12. What times will the youth basketball practices and games be held?

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1. How was this wetland funded?
2. Why was the wetland created?
3. How was the wetland created?

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1. Where is the Planning Division office located?
2. What is the population of York County?
3. What is the population of the Bruton District?
4. What is the Comprehensive Plan?
5. What is the Planning Commission?
6. Who determines how land can be used?
7. Can I have a garage apartment or accessory dwelling unity on my property?
8. Can I operate a business in my home?
9. How long does a rezoning, special use permit or planned development process take?
10. Where can I find out about applications coming before the Planning Commission?
11. On what does the Planning Commission base its recommendation?
12. When and where does the Planning Commission meet?
13. How can I make my opinions known to the Planning Commission?
14. Does the Planning Commission accept petitions?
15. What if I can't attend the public hearing?

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1. Do I need a permit to host a yard sale?
2. Do I need a building permit? How do I get one?
3. Where can I access records of a deed, wedding certificate or birth certificate?
4. Who is in charge of road maintenance?
5. Who do I contact about holding an event at The Freight Shed?
6. Where can I find out about my personal property taxes or have my question answered?
7. How can I schedule a bulk waste pick-up for large household items?
8. How much does it cost to visit Yorktown? What are the hours?
9. Where can I get more information about Zoning Codes? Who do I call if I think something needs to be inspected?
10. I have a question about a Court appearance. Who do I contact?

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1. Who do I call about a drainage problem?
2. Who maintains the ditches near my property?
3. How can I find out who owns or maintains the ditches and pipes?
4. How do I find out what flood zone my property is in?
5. What can I do to reduce flooding?
6. How does stormwater get treated?
7. What is an Illicit Discharge?
8. How can I help reduce pollution?
9. What is TMDL?
10. What are the hours of operations for Waste Management?
11. Why didn't my trash get collected?
12. My trash container is missing or damaged. What should I do?
13. How do I dispose of my trash when not collected?
14. How does my trash get collected on a holiday?
15. May I put yard debris in my trash container?
16. Can I put my tires out at the curb for pickup?
17. If I am a contractor bringing waste or yard debris from my residence, do I have to pay?
18. How can I provide feedback on customer service?

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1. What is TMDL?
2. What can I do reduce flooding?
3. What do I call about a drainage problem?
4. How do I find out what flood zone my property is in?
5. Who maintains the ditches near my property?
6. How can I find out who owns or maintains the ditches and pipes?
7. What is an Illicit Discharge?
8. How does stormwater get treated?
9. How can I help reduce pollution?

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1. What is being done to control mosquitos?
2. When should I call about a mosquito concern?
3. What are the ways that I can fight the bite?
4. Can mosquitos be a disease threat?
5. What determines if and when an area will be sprayed?
6. Are the pesticides used for spraying approved by federal and state agencies?
7. Does ground or aerial spraying kill all mosquitos?
8. How can I find out if our area is scheduled to be sprayed this evening?
9. How can I control mosquitoes in my yard?
10. Are there many breeding opportunities for mosquitoes in York County?

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1. What type of information is available to examine on my property in the Real Estate Assessment Office?
2. Where can I view my previous assessment?
3. York County assessments are at what percentage of market value?
4. For this address, who is the owner, when did it sell, and how much did it sell for?

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1. How do I obtain a Concealed Weapon Permit?
2. How do I search for Registered Sex Offenders that reside or work in York County?
3. How do I obtain a criminal warrant for someone?
4. How do I obtain a civil paper for someone?
5. What items are prohibited from entering the York-Poquoson Courthouse?
6. How do I start a Neighborhood Watch?
7. How do I arrange for someone to speak at our meeting?

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1. What age can a child be left alone?
2. What is the definition of child abuse and neglect?
3. Are mandated reporters required to report suspicions of abuse or neglect within their family or outside of their work place?
4. What happens when a new report is received on an open referral?
5. What constitutes exercising reasonable diligence to locate a child or family named in a CPS report?
6. What constitutes the first meaningful contact?
7. Does the worker have to contact the non-custodial parent?
8. What information can be released in a founded investigation when there is an on-going investigation but no charges have been filed?
9. What is the difference between information in OASIS and the Central Registry?
10. What is the timeframe for someone to request an appeal for a founded investigation?
11. Does a report of a child not being in a car seat or properly restrained in a car meet a definition of child abuse or neglect?

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1. Am I eligible for assistance?
2. How is my income calculated?
3. Can I apply for benefits at any Social Services Office?

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1. What is foster parenting (also known as "resource parent")?
2. What do resource parents do?
3. What qualities should resource families have?
4. What types of children are in foster care?
5. Can resource parents choose the children they will care for?
6. Are resource parents paid for taking care of foster children?

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1. How do I make estimated tax payments?
2. Do I need to file a Virginia Income Tax Return?
3. Can I get an extension?
4. Are federal forms available in the Commissioner of the Revenue Office?
5. What is the rate for Virginia individual income taxes?
6. Am I eligible to claim an age deduction?

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1. I just moved in/out of York County, what do I need to do?
2. What is the Real Estate Tax rate?
3. What is the Personal Property Tax rate?
4. I just sold my car, now what?
5. I am active duty military, do I have to pay Personal Property Taxes?
6. What is the current rate of Personal Property Tax Relief?
7. Can I make payment arrangements?
8. Who do I make my checks payable to?
9. I have an escrow account with my Mortgage Company and received a bill, what should I do?
10. Is the address on my tax bill correct?
11. Can I pay my Personal Property and Real Estate Tax bill through automatic debit?
12. Can I pay my York County utility bill through automatic debit?

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1. I wrote a statement about what happened. Why do I have to come to court?
2. Can I drop charges?
3. Do I need to meet with the prosecutor before court?
4. How do I get a protective order?
5. Do I need to come to court early? Will I be in court all day?
6. Is there a separate waiting area available when I have to appear in court?

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1. How can I get involved in the Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Program?
2. Where do I take a diseased plant or unidentified insect for diagnosis?
3. How can I be made aware of future events sponsored by the Virginia Cooperative Extension - York/Poquoson office?
4. Where can I find more information about horticulture?

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1. How can active duty military, their departments, and citizens residing overseas apply to vote?
2. How can I apply for an absentee ballot?
3. When must I apply for an absentee ballot?
4. Can I vote absentee in Virginia?
5. How can I check to see if I am registered to vote?
6. What is a Party Primary?

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1. How can I apply for an absentee ballot?
2. When must I apply for an absentee ballot?
3. Can I vote absentee in Virginia?

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1. How does my trash get collected on a holiday?
2. Why didn't my trash get collected?
3. May I put yard debris in my trash container?
4. How do I dispose of my trash when not collected?
5. What are the hours of operations for Waste Management?
6. My trash container is missing or damaged. What should I do?
7. Can I put my tires out at the curb for pickup?
8. If I am a contractor bringing waste or yard debris from my residence, do I have to pay?