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1. Does Effingham County have a leash law?
2. How old should my dog, cat, or ferret be to receive a rabies vaccination?
3. I have been bitten by an animal. Who do I need to get in touch with?
4. Is my dog, cat, or ferret required to receive a rabies vaccination?
5. Should I move an injured animal?
6. What are the signs of rabies?
7. Who do I contact if my question isn't answered here?
8. Why is my dog or cat being quarantine for 10 days for biting or scratching a person?

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1. What are your office hours?
2. What are the filing fees in Superior/State Courts?

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1. Do I need a permit for a fence?
2. How long does it take for a building permit to be approved?
3. How long is the building permit valid for?
4. What happens when a building permit expires?
5. Do I need a building permit?
6. How far off of the property line does an accessory building need to be?
7. Can a homeowner pull a permit.

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1. How can I receive text alerts from EEMA?
2. How should Effingham County citizens evacuate for a hurricane?
3. What should be in a basic emergency supply kit?

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1. How can I apply for a position with EMS?
2. How can I pay my EMS bill?

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1. Does Effingham County have an animal leash law?
2. How do I contact the County Administrator?
3. Which Fire District am I in?
4. Who enforces the county codes?

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1. Does the fire department fill swimming pools?
2. Does the fire department charge for emergency responses?
3. How can I become a volunteer firefighter?

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1. What is GIS?
2. What should I do if my property lines are wrong on the GIS website?
3. What if a road name is wrong on the GIS Website?
4. What do I do if the information about my property is wrong?

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1. How may I submit an application?

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1. What number do I call if I need a Humane Enforcement Deputy to respond?
2. What hours do Humane Enforcement Deputies work?
3. What if I have an animal problem on the weekend or after hours on a weekday?
4. What do I do if my pet becomes lost?
5. Does my pet have to be on a leash?
6. Am I required to register my pet with the Effingham County Sheriff’s Office?
7. What should I do if I find a lost or stray animal?

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1. In which county should I file my lawsuit?
2. Do I need a lawyer?
3. What do I need to bring with me to the court hearing?
4. How are cases presented in court?
5. What do I wear to court?
6. Can I appeal my civil case if I lose in court?
7. What is the difference between a dismissal "with prejudice" and a dismissal "without" prejudice?
8. Can I speak to a Judge when I come into your office?
9. Can a Magistrate Judge perform wedding services?
10. What if I need special assistance?
11. I won a judgement. Where and when do I get paid?

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1. What is a Continuing Garnishment?
2. What is a regular garnishment?
3. Can I do a regular garnishment on a joint bank account?
4. How does one apply for an involuntary allotment from military personnel for commercial debt?

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1. What are the benefits of Mediation?
2. What is the Mediator’s Role?
3. What evidence should be brought to mediation?
4. Are witnesses allowed?
5. Is there a cost for Mediation?

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1. I heard I can now water my yard every day. Is that true?
2. Can I now wash my car or pressure wash my house any day too?
3. If I don't have an automated sprinkler do I have to water with a hose before 10 a.m. or after 4 p.m.?
4. What if I have a little league game scheduled and we need to water the field to cool it down or settle the dust at 2 p.m.?
5. What if I put in new landscape? Do I have to water between 4 p.m. and 10 a.m.?
6. What about drip irrigation?
7. Why can’t I wash my car any day of the week too?
8. What exemptions exist to the new hourly restrictions?
9. What if a professional pressure washes my house? Does it have to be on the odd / even schedule?
10. Now can I have a charity car wash on any day regardless of the address?
11. How do I perform the "step test"?
12. What should I look for when I visually inspect my plants?

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1. What size baseball bat can my child use?
2. Can you fish in Baker Pond?
3. Can you put a boat in Baker Pond?
4. Can I reserve a pavilion at Baker Pond?
5. Can my child play up in a different age group?

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1. What are the visiting hours?
2. Inmate Accounts, Commissary and Care Packages, or Telephone Accounts?

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1. what are your hours for gun permits

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1. Can my probation be transferred to another county?
2. Does my officer know I am here?
3. Do you take checks?
4. How do I contact a Felony Probation Officer?
5. How do I receive a driving permit?
6. I am on mail in status, where can I find the written summary mail in form?
7. Is my Probation Officer here?
8. Is there a way to pay off my community service?
9. Necesito un programa de DUI en español, ¿me pueden ayudar?
10. What are the general conditions of probation?
11. What if I can't pay at my appointment?
12. What is Parole?
13. What is Probation?
14. What is the phone number to the Adult Misdemeanor Probation Office
15. Why am I making my payment after my appointment?

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1. Where do I vote on Election Day?
2. I moved, how do I update my address?
3. When and where can I Early Vote?
4. Can I vote at the Elections Office or Old Marlow on Election Day?
5. I am going to be out of the County on Election Day, can I vote in another County?
6. Can someone request an Absentee Ballot for me?
7. How do I get my ballot if I am in the Military and or out of the Country?
8. Does registering to vote qualify me for jury duty?
9. How can I see my ballot?
10. Who are my Representatives?
11. Can I vote if I am a Felon?
12. Do I need to registered by Party?

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1. How do I start a neighborhood watch in my neighborhood?
2. How can I apply for employment with the Effingham County Sheriff's Office?
3. I am clergy and wish to visit an inmate in the Effingham County Jail. What are the procedures for visitation?
4. Can I pay a traffic citation online?
5. Does the Sheriff's Office have a House Watch Program for vacationers?
6. Where can I download an application for the "Are You Okay?" Program?

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1. How do I get a public defender?

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1. Can I file homestead for my spouse?
2. Can I have homestead on two properties?
3. Do I qualify for a Disabled Veterans Exemption?
4. Will everyone receive an Assessment Notice?
5. What is a Real Estate Property Tax Return?
6. Does it have anything to do with my Income Taxes?
7. What will happen to my assessment if I improve my property?
8. What do I need to bring to file homestead?
9. When do I need to contact the Tax Commissioner's office?
10. What is the deadline to file for Homestead Exemptions?
11. Can I appeal my property tax bill?
12. Can I be present when an Appraiser reviews my property?

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1. How can I find out if there are wetlands on my property.
2. What is the National Wetland Inventory?