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1. Who answers 911 calls?
2. What should I do if I accidentally call 911?
3. When should I call 911?
4. What type of information should I give to 911?
5. If I call 911 on a cellular telephone, will I be found?
6. If it is not an emergency, should I call 911?
7. Can I talk to the Police Chief or Sheriff if I call 911?
8. If someone is knocking on my door asking to call the police, must I let them in?
9. Is it true that I can call 911 from any disconnected wireless telephone?
10. I have called. Where is the officer?
11. Will the dispatcher help in medical situations?
12. I am not happy with the service I received on the phone, what can I do?
13. Can I call 911 if I'm hearing impaired?
14. Can someone call 911 who does not speak English?

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1. How many animals am I allowed to own?
2. Do I have to get my pet "fixed"?
3. Do I need to get a dog tag, or pay a dog tax?
4. I'm thinking about getting an exotic pet. Where do I find information on if it is allowed?

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1. Does animal control deal with wildlife?
2. Will animal control remove a raccoon or opossum from my home?
3. Will animal control provide me traps?

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1. What do I do if a loved one passes away at home?
2. If my family member is in hospice what do I do?
3. How do I proceed if cremation is the wish of the decedent or family?
4. What if I am destitute and have no funds for funeral expenses?
5. If my loved one was a veteran does the VA pay for the funeral?
6. How do I obtain death certificates?
7. How long will it take to obtain the death certificate?
8. What if my loved one dies in the hospital?
9. What about organ donation?
10. How do we make donations of my loved ones remains to science?
11. Why are autopsies performed?
12. Who pays for the autopsy?

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1. What can the Center help you with?
2. Are there eligibility requirements?
3. What are the eligibility requirements?
4. What forms does the Center assist with the completion of?
5. How do I go about getting assistance for e-filing?
6. How do I go about getting assistance with forms completion?

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1. Who is currently eligible to receive the vaccine?
2. How do I register for a vaccine when I'm eligible to receive one?
3. Can I choose which vaccine I receive?
4. Will the vaccine make me sick?
5. When can my child receive the vaccine?
6. Who decides who is eligible for the vaccine?
7. Should anyone NOT get the vaccine?
8. What should I expect at the vaccine clinic?
9. How do I cancel a vaccine appointment if I can no longer make it or found an earlier appointment?
10. I'm having a hard time making a vaccine appointment. Do you have any suggestions?
11. Does the Hamilton County Health Department have a wait list for extra vaccine doses?
12. What if I'm homebound?
13. Do I have to be an Indiana resident to receive a vaccine in Indiana?
14. How long will the state's mask mandate be in effect?
15. Does my teenager need my consent to get vaccinated?

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1. How are our first responders staying safe?
2. How are the inmates at Hamilton County Jail being protected?
3. Can I visit my loved one in the jail?
4. What if I have business that must be conducted at the Sheriff’s Office?
5. What does the Travel Watch mean? What is essential travel?
6. How do I manage travel across city and county borders?

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1. Do I have to let the non-custodian of my child(ren) have visitation when child support is never paid?
2. How can I start using the Prosecutor's Office to get my child support?
3. How long does it take for my child support to start coming?
4. My husband/boyfriend was arrested for domestic battery, but we just had a misunderstanding. What if I want to drop the charges?
5. The non-custodial parent of my child(ren) works for cash and has not held a job for over 3 months. He has never paid a cent on his child support order. Can you help me get child support from him?
6. What can I do if I want to stop using IV-D services?
7. What is the other name I keep hearing for the Child Support Division?

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1. I signed up, but never had to enter a user name and password. How do I log in to change my preferences?
2. How do I unsubscribe from one of the mailing lists?
3. My emails don't show any links, or the links just don't work.
4. How do I subscribe to one of the mailing lists?

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1. Where can I park when visiting the Government and Judicial Center?
2. Where are County Facilities located?
3. What are the County's Hours?
4. How do I look up property information?

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1. What is measles?
2. What are the symptoms of measles?
3. How is measles spread?
4. Who is at risk for measles?
5. How do I know if I have measles?
6. How is measles treated?
7. How can measles be prevented?

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1. Who Can Use the Hamilton County Household Hazardous Waste Center ?
2. Does it Cost Anything to Use the Hamilton County Household Hazardous Waste Center ?
3. Define Household Hazardous Waste:
4. How do I Dispose of Unwanted Medication ?
5. How do I Dispose of Unwanted Paint ?
6. How Do I Dispose of Empty Paint Cans?
7. How do I Dispose of Used Motor Oil ?
8. How do I Dispose of Household Batteries ?
9. How do I Dispose of Fluorescent Lamps ?
10. How Big of a TV Will the HHW Accept?
11. Does the Hamilton County Household Hazardous Waste Center Accept Yard Waste?
12. How do I Dispose of Large Household Appliances ?

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1. What is Probate Court?
2. Must I go through the probate process?
3. Must I complete a tax return?
4. When must I pay the tax?
5. What is Indiana Estate Tax?

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1. How do I obtain a copy of a prior year's return?
2. Which forms should I use?
3. What if I still have questions?

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1. When are building permits required?
2. Where do I download permit applications online?
3. Are you required to have a permit to build a fence?
4. Do farm structures require permits?
5. Do signs require permits?
6. Are permit reports available online?

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1. Can my probation be transferred?
2. Can I leave the state while on probation?
3. How are cases assigned?
4. Are my records public information?
5. Can I access court records online?
6. Does my employer have to know I'm on probation?
7. How do I pay my fees?
8. Does the Clerk's Office take personal checks or credit cards?
9. How often do I have to report?
10. Can my probation officer come to my home while I'm on probation?
11. What is a pre-sentence investigation?
12. Will I have drug screens while I'm on probation?
13. How can I get in touch with a Probation Officer?

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1. What is reassessment?
2. Why do we have cyclical reassessment?
3. Can I determine if my taxes will increase with reassessment?
4. How is cyclical reassessment conducted?
5. How can I make sure my assessment is correct?
6. What about business, commercial, industrial or public properties?

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1. How do I file charges against someone?
2. How do I get a No Contact Order?
3. What is the status of a/my/my husband's case? Can you tell me my next court date?
4. I got a subpoena in the mail. Why do I have to testify? This is really inconvenient for me, do I get paid?
5. Can I talk to the Prosecutor about my case?
6. Can I get a Prosecutor's explanation of a law or get legal advice from a Prosecutor?
7. What is a warrant?
8. What happens after a person (the defendant) has been arrested?
9. What is a pretrial conference and do I need to attend?
10. What is the difference between a bench trial and a jury trial?
11. Do I have to attend the trial?
12. What is a subpoena?
13. What happens if I ignore the subpoena and/or otherwise fail to appear in court as ordered?
14. Am I allowed to be present in the courtroom during the trial?
15. How will I know if the trial date has changed?
16. What happens if someone tries to intimidate me into dropping the charges and/or not testifying?
17. What if the defendant's attorney or some other individual acting on behalf of the defendant contacts me about the case?
18. What if I decide to drop the charges and/or not to testify?
19. What happens if the defendant either pleads guilty or is found guilty by a judge or jury?
20. What is restitution and what can it cover?
21. Do I need documentation for restitution?
22. How do I request restitution?
23. What is a Victim Impact Statement?
24. When do I submit my Victim Impact Statement?
25. What about insurance?
26. What happens after restitution is ordered?
27. What if the defendant doesn't pay?
28. How do I request public records under the Access to Public Records Act?

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1. Do I need an attorney to get a Protective Order?
2. How do I get a Protective Order/No Contact Order?
3. How long is the Protective Order/No Contact Order valid?
4. Once I get my Protective Order/No Contact Order, what should I do with it?
5. What if I don't want the no contact order issued by the Prosecutor's Office?
6. What if the defendant violates the Protective Order/No Contact Order?
7. What is a Protective Order/No Contact Order?

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1. Where Can I Find The Sex Offenders Registry

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1. What is a regulated drain?
2. What determines whether a drain is regulated or private?
3. Who are the Drainage Board members?
4. Where do I find maps of regulated drains?
5. How can I get a hole fixed on a tile drain?
6. When do I need a permit?
7. When does a storm drain become a regulated drain?
8. During the last storm event the storm sewer on my street could not keep up. Why is this?
9. My neighbor has blocked or filled in the natural surface flow across their property, backing water upon my property. What recourse do I have?
10. Why aren’t Regulated Tile Drains part of the one call system?
11. Will someone from the Surveyor’s Office locate my Regulated Tile Drain?
12. I have a tile that connects to a regulated drain. Does this mean that maintaining this tile is the county’s responsibility?
13. Why do I pay an assessment and how is that money spent?
14. Who determines who pays and how much?
15. Does the assessment go to the general fund?
16. What is the difference between an assessment and a tax?
17. Why do I pay a drainage assessment if the Drain is not even located on my property?
18. How do I pay my drain assessment?
19. I want to install a fence on my property. Can I do this?
20. Can I put a fence in an easement?
21. What is the difference between a Drainage Easement and a Regulated Drain Easement?
22. What is that "ditch" in my backyard for?
23. Can I fill in the swale in my backyard?
24. Who should I contact to get permission?
25. Can I build sheds, playground equipment, etc. in the swale in my backyard?
26. Do I need a permit to build a pond?
27. Is a new subdivision required to put in a detention pond?
28. What does the detention pond do?
29. What safety features are built into the pond near my house?
30. What can I do about the geese problem?
31. The builder is discharging my (or my neighbor's) sump pump across the ground and is causing a wet area in my yard. Is this correct?
32. Can I just outlet the sump pump on the surface?
33. Where can I discharge my sump pump?
34. What is the "D" marking on the curb in front of my house?
35. Does the office survey private property?
36. Will the Hamilton County Surveyor’s Office employee find my lot corners?
37. Can A fence company contractor find my lot corners?
38. Can I use a Surveyors Location Report to construct a fence?
39. Can I use a Plot plan to construct a fence?
40. Are all surveys recorded?
41. What is a Legal Survey?
42. Will the Hamilton County Surveyor’s Office prepare an Elevation Certificate?
43. What are Section Corners?
44. Why do I see people from your office working or digging in the middle of the road?
45. How often is aerial photography taken?
46. When is the next Hamilton County map going to be revised?
47. Can I use the Hamilton County GIS layers to determine my “property line”?

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1. Who can claim tax sale surplus?
2. When can the owner claim for the tax sale surplus?
3. How can the owner file a claim for the tax sale surplus?
4. How soon will the Auditor issue the surplus funds after the owner has completed the forms?

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1. I received a confirmation email, but the attachment is blank.
2. When I try to submit the form, it says a value is invalid. But it looks good to me.
3. I can't save my values in a 'fillable' PDF form.
4. I'm still having problems.

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1. Does it replace my current phone?
2. What happens when my power goes out?
3. Will my alarm work with VOIP?
4. Will I be able to call 911?
5. What is interconnected VoIP service?

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1. How often do you check gas stations?
2. Do you call businesses before you inspect them to let them know you are coming?
3. Do you check the quality of the fuel, too?
4. What happens if a gasoline or diesel meter is found to be in error?
5. Have you ever found anyone deliberately cheating?
6. Have you ever closed a whole station?
7. If there is no certification sticker on the device, how do I know if it is accurate?
8. Can any scale be used or does it have to be a special scale?
9. What is "tare?"
10. Do you investigate complaints?
11. Do you test utility meters?