Building Permits

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1. Do I need a permit if I am having a new roof put on?
2. Do I need a permit if I am having new windows and doors installed?
3. Do I need a permit to move into the store I just leased?
4. Do I need a permit for the electrical wiring I want to do in my house or garage?
5. Do I need a permit for minor repairs in my home?
6. Do I need a permit to put up a fence?
7. Do I need a permit to repair the rotted wood on my porch?
8. Do I need a permit to put in a new bathroom?
9. Do I need a permit to put a light or garage door opener in my detached garage or shed?
10. Do I need a permit to replace my water heater?
11. Do I need a permit to replace my furnace or air conditioner?

Parks & Recreation

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1. Can I rent the Community Center for a private party?
2. Do you have programs for children in the fall and winter?
3. When will the Summer Activities Guide be available?
4. How can I get a summer job with the Recreation Department?

Police Department

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1. How do I apply for a handgun license?
2. How can I legally carry a handgun and what is the difference between a CCW and a CPL?
3. How do I get a copy of an accident report?
4. How do I get a copy of a police report?
5. Do you do employment fingerprinting?
6. Do you do court ordered PBT (preliminary breath test) testing?
7. How do I obtain a criminal history background check?
8. How do I get a Personal Protection Order (PPO)?
9. Where do I obtain a bicycle license?
10. Where do I obtain a dog license?
11. How do I obtain a solicitor's permit?
12. What are the curfew times for the City of Richmond?
13. Can I park my car on the street?
14. Where can I find a copy of all of the City of Richmond’s ordinances?
15. What are the new changes to the seat belt laws and child restraints?
16. How do I get a burn permit?
17. How do I place my home on the vacation house check list?

Water & Sewer Billing

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1. How is the amount of my water and sewer bill determined?
2. How does the city use the money collected from water and sewer charges?
3. What happens if I don’t pay my water or sewer bill in time?
4. How can I determine if I have a water leak?
5. Is it necessary to go to City Hall to sign up for, or discontinue, service?
6. What should I do in case of a water emergency?