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  • What is a Site Plan and when is it required?

  • What is zoning?

  • What do I submit in order to get a building permit?

  • Can any sign(s) be placed in the city right-of-way?

  • Is there a penalty for storing solid waste improperly?

  • How should I store trash at my home?

  • Am I required to put my trash at the curb for pickup?

  • What areas of my property must I mow?

  • When is my lawn/vegetation in violation of city code?

  • Where can I store my RV, camper, boat or trailer?

  • What is a Pre-Application meeting?

  • When is a Building Permit Required?

  • Does the City of Grandview provide notary service?

  • Why has the City of Grandview implemented a Photo Enforcement Program?

  • Can I apply for employment online?

  • How do I find openings with the City of Grandview?

  • How do I apply for a City of Grandview job?

  • Can I complete an application for employment online?

  • Can I have an application for employment mailed to me?

  • Where can I get a copy of my Missouri driving record?

  • How do I get my license plates renewed as quickly as possible?

  • How can I find out what I owe or paid on property taxes?

  • How do I get a "Handicap Sticker" for my car?

  • I'm at Grandview City Hall...but am I in the right line?

  • Where do I take my driver's license test?

  • Where can I obtain a copy of the Grandview Municipal Code?

  • How can I tell where my charges are filed?

  • How can I report a crime or have charges filed?

  • What is a subpoena?

  • Do I have the right to be represented by an attorney?

  • What if I want to have charges I caused to be brought against another party dismissed?

  • What if I need to change the court date or trial?

  • What if I do not appear in Court on the date set for my arraignment or trial?

  • I disagree with the municipal judge’s finding in my case. Can I have another judge and/or a jury hear the case?

  • Is there a way to pay for a ticket without appearing in Court?

  • Does the Municipal Court accept credit card payments?

  • Where is the Municipal Court located?

  • What kinds of cases are prosecuted in the Grandview Municipal Court?

  • What should I do if I’m involved in an accident?

  • Where is the Police Department located?

  • How do I contact the Police Department?

  • How many officers are in the Department?

  • I need to have fingerprints taken. Where can I get this done?

  • If I have a complaint against an officer, what should I do?

  • Why do they ask so many questions when I call the police?

  • If an incident occurred in another city, can I still report it in Grandview?

  • How do I obtain a copy of a police report or accident report?

  • How can I report a traffic-related problem in my neighborhood?

  • How can I report a vehicle left on the street for a long period of time?

  • How can I report narcotics activity in my neighborhood?

  • Can I make a police report over the phone or does a police officer have to come to my house?

  • I received a traffic ticket, where do I pay?

  • I received a traffic ticket and I don't think it is fair. What can I do?

  • Why aren't officers catching "real" criminals, instead of writing tickets?

  • Should I report suspicious activity in my neighborhood?

  • What can I do about barking dogs in my neighborhood? How can I report animals running loose in my neighborhood?

  • What can I do about my noisy neighbors?

  • Can I have an officer check on a license plate?

  • I saw an officer "bust" an intersection with his lights and siren only to turn them off when he/she got down the road. What was he doing?

  • Why can't officers resolve or intervene in a civil matter?

  • Why do officers shine so many lights when they stop a vehicle?

  • Why do I see officers speeding all over the place?

  • I'm intimidated by officers, would they mind me saying "hi" or shaking their hand?

  • How do I get a uniform shoulder patch?

  • How do I contact the Police Department?

  • I would like to ride along with a police officer. How do I sign up?