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1. How do I find out who is the owner of a certain property?
2. How can I lower my assessment?
3. What tax exemptions are applicable to the Village tax and when is the filing period?
4. What is my market value?
5. Is there a listing of vacant or foreclosed properties?
6. What do I have to do to notify the assessment department of a ownership or tax billing change?

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1. I would like to obtain a permit to build a dormer on my home. I live in West Hempstead. Is this the correct department?
2. Can I occupy a cellar or basement apartment?
3. When is heat required for a rented apartment?
4. Can romex wiring be used?
5. What are the current building department fees?
6. What is a back-flow device and why do I need one?

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1. How do I become a member of the Hempstead Volunteer Fire Department?
2. How will I receive the training needed to become a firefighter?
3. Is the public allowed to rent the Fire Houses in the Village of Hempstead for private parties?
4. How do I get the Fire Department to attend a function at our school and bring information on fire safety in the home?
5. When the Fire Department conducts their annual fund drive how do I know if it is really the fire department that I am contributing to?

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1. When are the Village Offices Closed?
2. How can I contact departments within the Village Office?

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1. Who is eligible for a Long Island Railroad Parking Permit?
2. What documents are required to obtain a Permit?
3. What is the cost for a Parking Permit?

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1. How does a person find out about the programs that are offered by the Recreation Department?
2. What are the hours of operation of Kennedy Memorial Park?
3. What are the hours and days of operation for the swimming pools?
4. What are some of the sports that are available for the youth of our community?

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1. My sewer is backing up at my home. Who should I make my first phone call to?
2. The tree in front of my house is lifting my sidewalk and it is a village owned tree. Will the village repair my sidewalk?
3. I received a Notice of Violation because of garbage and litter in the street in front of my home. The street is the Village's responsibility, why did I get the violation?

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1. Can I make payments by telephone or credit card?

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1. Can I pay my taxes by telephone?
2. When is the Village Tax Lien Sale held?
3. When are my Village taxes due?
4. Can I pay my taxes electronically?

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1. What does the Village Attorney do?
2. Does the Village Attorney provide notary public services?
3. What is a FOIL request?
4. What is the process for making a FOIL request?
5. Can I make a FOIL request for property information?

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1. When is court in session?
2. What are the court office hours?
3. What form of payment does the court accept?
4. Can someone appear in court for me?
5. Can I just plead guilty and pay the fine without appearing in court?
6. Can I enter a plea of not guilty without appearing in the court?
7. How can I get an adjournment?
8. If I have a warrant will I be arrested?
9. What will happen if I fail to answer the summons/ticket?
10. How many points will I get for traffic violation?

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1. What are the water billing periods?
2. What are the water billing rates?
3. When are water bills due?
4. When and how do I notify the Tax and Water Department of billing changes?
5. How can I obtain a water account closing letter?