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  • What do I do if there is a coyote in my yard?

  • When are tax sales held?

  • What additional fees will be applied to a property scheduled for a tax sale?

  • How do I schedule a meeting with the Mayor?

  • How do I contact a member of the City Council?

  • How do I obtain a public record (Open Record)?

  • How do I request a proclamation?

  • I want to...

  • I use online bill pay service. Where should I send my payment?

  • What are the water, sewer and sanitation rates?

  • I own a vacant property and I want temporary service. What do I do?

  • Why should I choose Union City as a location for my business?

  • What is the City's permitting process?

  • How can I find out more about expanding or relocating to Union City?

  • What is Union City’s population?

  • What is Union City’s land size?

  • How do I locate the City’s future development plans and initiatives?

  • Why should I choose Union City as a location for my business?

  • How do I find out if my property is within the Opportunity Zone?

  • What type of business incentives are offered by the City?

  • How do I start a business in Union City?

  • How do I contact one of our benefit providers?

  • How do I print pay stubs or W2s?

  • How do I access my City Email account?

  • How do I request time off?

  • Where can I go to learn about Healthier Living?

  • Where/How do I apply for unemployment?

  • What businesses in my community are hiring?

  • How do I apply for a job?

  • What are the outdoor water use restrictions?

  • As a resident, how do I stop service?

  • As a new resident, how do I get service?

  • How do I pay my utility bill?

  • How can I tell if I have a leak?

  • Will the City repair my leak?

  • Why do I have low water pressure?

  • How often will I be billed?

  • What is Economic Development

  • How does an inmate receive mail, books or magazines?

  • How can I pick up property from an inmate?

  • How can I send an inmate money, clothing or toiletries?

  • How does an inmate make phone calls?

  • How can I bond an inmate out of the facility?

  • What phone number(s) can I call for information concerning an inmate?

  • Where does my water come from?

  • Is my water meter read every month?

  • What do I do if the water line that runs from the meter to my house breaks?

  • Who do I call for water emergency service?

  • What do I do if my sewer backs up?

  • There is water leaking in front of my house. Who do I report this to?

  • Does Union City have a litter control program?

  • I noticed a lot of litter on my street. Who can I report this to?

  • Does the street sweeper service every street in the City?

  • Who do I contact about street signs?

  • There is a pothole on my street. What number can I call to have it evaluated?

  • How often is my water meter read

  • What happens if I do not comply with a Notice of Violation?

  • What is the definition of a junk vehicle?

  • Do signs require a permit?

  • Whom do I call about animal complaints?

  • Can I remain anonymous when I report a complaint?

  • How do I report a Code Violation?

  • Where can I find the City’s Zoning Ordinance?

  • What are Union City's Development Regulations?

  • How do I find the zoning of a particular piece of property?

  • Where can I find the City’s zoning and land use maps?

  • Where do I locate the locate current codes for the plan review process.

  • How many sets of building plans do I need for plan review?

  • Where do I submit plans for review?

  • How long does the plan review process take?

  • How much does a permit in the City of Union City cost?

  • What information is required in conjunction with the building permit application?

  • Where can I apply for a building permit?

  • What building activities require a permit?

  • Does the City regulate signage?

  • When does the Planning and Zoning Board meet?

  • How is the public notified about a rezoning?

  • Does the City provide zoning verifications?

  • Does the City have a list of permitted uses in each Zoning District?

  • What do I receive upon completion of all inspections?

  • How do I schedule building inspections for a Certificate of Occupancy?

  • What are the tax exemptions available in the City of Union City and when do I apply for these?

  • How does the City determine my property taxes?

  • How do I acquire a power release on a vacated residence?

  • If I do not pass my inspection will I be charged a reinspection fee?

  • What is the lifespan of a Building Permit?

  • How do I pay a fine/ticket?

  • Where is the courthouse located?

  • What do I wear to court?

  • How do I get my record expunged of any Union City charges?

  • How do I get a certified copy of a Disposition?

  • I missed my court date, what happens next?

  • Can I reschedule my court date?

  • Is my appearance required in court?

  • How can I become a firefighter?

  • Can I get my blood pressure checked at the Fire Department?

  • How can I schedule a tour of a fire station, fire truck, or have a firefighter at my function?

  • Questions about certifications (Firefighter/EMS).

  • I have a question regarding fire codes; who should I contact?

  • Do you provide smoke detectors to residents?

  • How often are fire hydrants checked?

  • How often are businesses inspected in the City?

  • When should I change the battery in my smoke detector?

  • How can I find out the ISO rating for the City?

  • How can I file a complaint?

  • Are there any other rules I need to know when burning?

  • What am I allowed to burn with a burning permit?

  • How can I obtain a burning permit?

  • How do I report someone burning illegally?

  • How do I get a copy of a fire or rescue report?

  • Where is the Police Department located?

  • How do I reclaim property that was taken by the Police Department?

  • How do I request extra patrol?

  • How do I make a compliment or complaint about an officer?

  • What time is the Union City Police Department open?

  • How do I pay a ticket?

  • When do I call 911?

  • Do I have to give my name when reporting a crime?

  • What if I am the victim of a crime?

  • How can obtain an Accident or Incident report?

  • How do I get my vehicle out of impound?

  • How do I obtain a background check?

  • Where do I go to get fingerprinted?

  • Do you have a food pantry or food closet at the Etris Community Center?

  • Do you provide seniors with pick up and take home arrangements?

  • Do you provide Adult Daycare Services at the Etris Community Center?

  • Are there any participation requirements for Silver Belles and Beaus?

  • Are materials provided for senior activities, i.e., quilting, art, etc.?

  • Is there a Meals-On-Wheels Program located at the Etris Community Center?

  • Is there a fee to join the Silver Belles and Beaus?

  • Do you rent out your baseball fields for private parties?

  • My child has never played a particular sport before. Is that ok?

  • How do I find more information on cheerleading?

  • How much are your sports registrations?

  • I’m new to Union City, where is Ronald Bridges Park?

  • What sort of Work out programs do you offer for adults/seniors?

  • Who do I make my checks payable to?

  • Where can I find information on renting your Community Center and Pavilions?

  • What are the community plans for the City of Union City for the next 20 Years?

  • What is a site plan and what is its approval process?

  • How do I acquire a Business License?