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1. My address has changed, how do I notify the Assessor?
2. I am a new resident to Jefferson County, how do I notify the Assessor?
3. What is a tax waiver and do I need one?
4. Who must declare personal property?
5. How can I declare personal property?
6. Is there a late filing penalty if I don't return my assessment list?

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1. My address has changed; how do I notify the Assessor?
2. How is my real estate value determined?
3. When is my property reassessed?
4. What is market value?
5. What is assessed value?
6. Why would my assessment or taxes increase?
7. Is there an appeal process if I don't agree with the assessment increase?
8. My property has been destroyed; what are my options?
9. Is there tax relief for senior or disabled citizens?

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1. Why do I need a building permit?
2. When don't I need a building permit?

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1. Does Jefferson County sell properties which have delinquent taxes due?
2. How do I register to bid on tax sale properties?
3. How many properties are offered at the Jefferson County sale?
4. How do I get a list of properties that will be offered?
5. How do I buy tax sale properties?
6. When and where is your tax sale held?
7. When and where am I required to pay if I am the successful bidder?
8. What forms of payment are accepted of the successful bidder?
9. Do I become the owner of the property immediately, or is there a waiting period?
10. What is a Certificate of Purchase?
11. When can the tax sale purchaser take possession of the property?
12. What rate of interest do I earn on my investment if the property is redeemed?
13. How do I get a Collector’s deed for the property?

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1. I am thinking of starting a business in Jefferson County, what do I need from the County?

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1. What is personal property tax?
2. How do I get a Personal Property tax bill?
3. When are the bills available and due?
4. I sold my car in March, why do I have to pay for the full year?
5. What form of payments are accepted & where can the bills be paid?
6. Why am I being charged interest and penalties?
7. How can I obtain another copy of my paid receipt or waiver?
8. How do I know if I am eligible for a waiver?
9. May I pay personal property and real estate taxes with a single check?
10. I am no longer a Missouri resident, do I still owe this tax?

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1. When will the current year tax bills be available?
2. When are the current year taxes due?
3. How do I change the name and address on my real estate bill?
4. I bought my property during the year, when will it be assessed in my name and who is responsible for the taxes?
5. I did not receive a tax bill, why do I have to pay a late fee?
6. I received my tax bill and my loan company is supposed to pay this for me, what should I do with it?
7. Is there any tax relief available?
8. What are the procedures for paying my taxes under protest?

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1. Will the County pick up dead animals off the road?
2. Does the County clean out private drive culverts?
3. Does the County install street signs on my private road?
4. Does the County maintain subdivision streets?
5. Does the County do snow removal on private roads?

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1. When does absentee voting begin?
2. I am going to be out of town, but I still want to vote, what are my options?
3. How do I vote absentee vote? Does Missouri have "Early Voting"?
4. Where do I absentee vote? What is the deadline to absentee vote?
5. If I vote absentee, will it count? I heard it doesn't count!
6. I am disabled. How do I get a ballot sent to me every election?
7. I have received my absentee ballot, what do I do now? When do I send it back?
8. I have requested but never received my absentee ballot, why?
9. My child is away at college, may I request a ballot for him/her?
10. Do I have to get my absentee ballot notarized? Must a notary watch me vote my ballot?
11. What should I do about my voter registration if I marry, move or change my name?
12. I moved to Jefferson County from St. Louis County/City and I was registered to vote there, am I still registered to vote?

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1. What is the main telephone number for Jefferson County Government and the Jefferson County Courthouse?
2. What is the address, telephone and fax number of the County Clerk?
3. What's the difference between the County Clerk and Circuit Clerk?
4. How do I pay a traffic ticket? Where do I pay a traffic ticket?
5. I want to pay my taxes, where do I pay?
6. When and Where does the Jefferson County Council meet?
7. Who is the secretary to the County Council? Who keeps the minutes of County Council meetings? How do I contact the County Council and County Executive?
8. How do I get a copy of Council minutes? Agenda minutes?

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1. What is the Board of Equalization?
2. When does the Board of Equalization meet? Where do they meet?
3. How do I appeal my taxes?
4. Are there separate forms for real estate and personal property appeals?
5. What's the deadline to appeal my taxes?
6. When will my hearing be scheduled in front of the Board of Equalization?
7. How long can I expect the hearing to last?
8. When will I know the Board's decision?
9. What are my options if I disagree with Board's decision? How do I contact the Board?

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1. How do I find election results, current election results, or past election results?
2. How are election results reported/returned to the office on election night?

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1. How do I get a liquor license?
2. I have my state liquor license, do I need a county license?
3. How long does it take to receive my county liquor license?
4. I received my state and city liquor license, now what?
5. How much does it cost to get a county liquor license?
6. I purchased an existing business that has a valid liquor license. Can I continue to operate with that license or do I need to apply for a new license?
7. How long is a liquor license valid?
8. Do I have to pay the full amount for a liquor license, if I purchased the business after July 1?
9. When it is time to renew my liquor license, do I have to do this in person?

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1. How do I become a Notary Public?
2. How long does it take to become a Notary Public?
3. Where do I have to be sworn in?
4. How do I renew my notary? Is my notary renewable?
5. How much does it cost to become a Notary Public?
6. When can I pick up or receive my notary commission?
7. Can I sign my Notary Surety Bond before I come to the office?
8. What do I need to check on my Notary Surety Bond before I come to be sworn?
9. What is my date of commission? How is it determined?
10. Will my Notary Surety Bond be sent to my mailing address?
11. Where is the County Clerk's office?
12. When can I start my official duties as a Notary Public?

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1. What is a picnic license?
2. How much does a picnic license cost?

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1. Do I have to declare my political party? If not, why do the election judges sometimes ask me which political party's ballot I want?
2. Can I vote for candidates of more than one political party in August?
3. Can I vote straight party ballot or straight party ticket in November?
4. How do I contact the political parities in Jefferson County, Missouri?

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1. Where do I vote? Can I vote at any poll? Can I vote at my old poll?
2. How long can I reasonably expect to stand in line waiting to vote?
3. What time do the polls open/close on Election Day?
4. I need a ride to the polls can you provide me with one?

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1. Am I registered to vote in Jefferson County, Missouri?
2. Where can I register to vote?
3. I moved to Jefferson County from another county before the deadline and I failed to register to vote in Jefferson County. Can I vote in my old county on election day?
4. I moved to Jefferson County after the voter registration deadline has passed, what are my voting options? Can I legally vote?
5. If I registered to vote by mail, how do I find out if my registration has been received?
6. I received confirmation from the County Clerk that I am registered to vote, but I have lost the card, can I get another? Can I vote without my card?
7. What should I do about my registration if I marry, move or change my name?

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1. How can I vote absentee?
2. Which voting locations are accessible?
3. Are accessible voting machines available?
4. How do I cast a ballot?
5. What if I need assistance at the voting location?
6. What if I'm unable to sign my name?
7. Is curbside voting available?
8. What accommodations will be made when my regular polling place has limited accessibility?

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1. How do I vote? It's my first time.
2. Can I vote with a paper ballot?
3. I need help when I vote, what are my options?
4. I made a mistake on my ballot at the poll, what can I do?

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1. Who represents me at the federal, state and local level?
2. When are elections held?
3. What are we voting on in April, August, or November?
4. Where do I file for office?
5. How do I find a current list of candidates?
6. What are the political sign ordinances in Jefferson County, Missouri?

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1. What is a subpoena?
2. How does a complaint become a criminal case?
3. What is a preliminary hearing?
4. What if the judge decides there is not sufficient evidence at the preliminary hearing?
5. Do cases always go to trial if they are not dismissed?
6. What happens if the case gets set for trial?
7. What happens in a trial?
8. How and when is sentencing determined?
9. What if I change my mind about prosecuting or testifying?
10. What if the defense attorney contacts me about the case?
11. What if someone threatens me to drop the charges?
12. Should I be concerned if months pass without hearing from the court or the Prosecuting Attorney's Office?
13. Where do I park?
14. Can I be compensated for losses I have suffered as a victim?

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1. Does the County trim or cut down trees?
2. How does the County determine if my road will receive Chip Seal and what should I expect?
3. Does the County repair potholes?
4. Why does the County apply Chip Seal to a road?
5. What is the Chip Seal process?
6. What is Right-of- Way?
7. Does the County clean out private drive culverts?
8. Will the County put up a street sign on my private road?
9. Does the County do snow removal on private roads?
10. Does the County maintain my subdivision streets?
11. Will the County pick up a dead animal in a roadway?

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1. Does the County trim or cut down trees?
2. Does the County repair potholes?
3. Why does the County apply Chip Seal to a road?
4. What is the Chip Seal process?
5. How does the County determine if my road will receive Chip Seal and what should I expect?
6. Does the County clean out private drive culverts?
7. Will the County put up a street sign on my private road?
8. Does the County do snow removal on private roads?
9. Can I pay my water bill at the Department of Public Works?
10. Does the County maintain my subdivision streets?
11. Will the County pick up a dead animal in a roadway?

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1. Why should I be concerned about polluted streams?
2. How can I support clean water efforts?
3. How can I protect my watershed?
4. What can I do at home to reduce stormwater pollution?
5. What is the difference between ground water and stormwater runoff?
6. How is water from a sanitary sewer system different from stormwater runoff or from a storm drain?
7. Who can I contact for information?
8. Who should I call to report a source of pollution or drainage problem?
9. Is there a list of recycling centers in Jefferson County?
10. How does stormwater runoff become polluted?
11. Is stormwater runoff treated at a waste water facility?
12. What is an Illicit Discharge?

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1. Can I get a bus stop sign?
2. How do I request a new stop sign be installed at a location on a County maintained road where one does not currently exist?
3. How do I request a “No Littering” sign?
4. How do I get a speed limit changed?
5. How do I request a “No Parking” sign on a County maintained road?
6. How do I request a Street and/or Stop sign on my Private street?

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1. What is the Recorder's Office?
2. What is a Deed of Trust?
3. Will the Recorder of Deeds Office Prepare My Documents?
4. Will the Recorder of Deeds Office Notarize My Documents?
5. What are the most common Deeds?
6. What if I have lost my Deed?
7. Can I Search Jefferson County Records Online?
8. Which Blank Forms May I Obtain From the Recorders Office?
9. Does the Recorder of Deeds File Reports with Credit Bureaus?
10. What are the Steps in the Recording Process?
11. Can I make my own Deed(s)?
12. How do I find the deed to my property?
13. What Do I Bring To The Recorder to Show I am Ordained?
14. Can I Record Documents in Jefferson County for Property Located in Other Counties?
15. How Do I Apply for a Marriage License?
16. How Do I Get a Copy of My Marriage License?
17. What fees are charged regarding the documents and services provided by the Recorder of Deeds office?