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1. Who needs a business license?
2. How often do I need to renew?
3. What types of payment are accepted?
4. I live in Town limits, but I work from home. What type of license do I need?
5. How do I find out whether or not my business or a client's home/business is located inside the Town limits?
6. How can I submit a Business License Application?
7. Do I need a Federal Employer Identification Number (EIN)?
8. Do I need a retail license?
9. How do I change corporation, limited liability company, or limited liability partnership names?
10. How do I apply for a Mobile Vendor License?
11. I am moving to a new location, how does that affect my license?
12. What if I stop doing business or move away?
13. Can I transfer my license to someone else?
14. Can I request a business record search about other businesses?

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1. Who was Don Ryan?

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1. What do I do with my yard debris?
2. Does the town have a drainage maintenance program?
3. Will the town maintain drainage running through my property?

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1. What can be recycled?
2. When are my trash and recyclables picked up?
3. Can I replace a broken cart or recycling bin?
4. How do I report a missing cart or recycle bin?
5. Does the town collect large or bulk items such as furniture?
6. Where can I drop off my trash and/or recycling if needed?
7. Are there events or opportunities to drop off electronic or other items?

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1. Where do I find my local Stormwater Ordinance?
2. What is a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit?
3. Where do I report a flooding or drainage concern?
4. What is a State Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPP)?

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1. Beaufort County also approved an ordinance which is similar in many ways but differs in others, how do we know which one to follow?
2. Do I have to use a face covering at the gym?
3. Do I have to use a face covering while pumping gas?
4. I have asthma…I am claustrophobic…I have a breathing disorder; do I have to wear a face covering? Do I need a doctor’s note?
5. I am a musician who plays for the public, do I have to wear a face covering?
6. Do I have to wear a face covering at the Bluffton Farmers Market?
7. Do I have to wear a face covering while walking my dog?
8. Will I get arrested for not wearing a face covering?
9. I am a business owner and one of my customers refuses to wear a face covering. Do I call the police?
10. My son/daughter plays soccer/baseball. Do they have to wear a face covering when they are playing?

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1. How do I qualify for septic assistance?

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1. When is a tree removal permit required?

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1. Who has the authority to issue an evacuation order?
2. What local agency leads during hurricane season?
3. What if I need a shelter during a storm?
4. What if I need transportation to a shelter?
5. My neighborhood floods during major storms. What are ways to prevent flooding?
6. Why aren’t hurricane predictions more accurate?
7. What are the best sources of information during a storm?
8. What if I work in Georgia but live in Bluffton?
9. What if Beaufort County is being evacuated but the Savannah area is not?
10. Can I evacuate before an evacuation order?
11. What happens if I stay in town during a mandatory evacuation order?
12. What can I do to prepare for a storm?
13. What can my neighborhood or POA do to prepare for a hurricane?
14. How does the Town of Bluffton prepare for a hurricane?
15. How do local contractors prepare for a hurricane?

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1. Where is the Municipal Court located?
2. Where should I mail my payment?
3. What tender types are accepted?
4. How do I pay a fine?
5. How do I update the Court with my new address?
6. How do I request a reschedule?
7. Will I be able to request a payment plan?
8. How do I request a Jury Trial?
9. How do I request a certified copy of a disposition?

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1. How do I pay a fine?
2. Can I request to reschedule my court date?
3. How can I request a courtesy summons?
4. Can I request a repayment plan?
5. How can I request a jury trial?
6. How do I request a certified copy of a disposition?
7. What are the instructions for a Municipal Court Notice of Appeal?
8. How can I provide proof of insurance?
9. Why was my payment returned?
10. Will I receive a receipt for payments that are mailed?
11. Do I need to come to court if I have already paid my fine?

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1. When does the Ordinance go into effect?
2. What businesses are affected by the Ordinance?
3. What are the differences between the County and Municipal Ordinances?
4. What bags are restricted by the Ordinance?
5. What exemptions are allowed?
6. Can retailers provide plastic bags for meat, produce, bulk foods and other items?
7. Is there an exemption for clothing stores?
8. By what standards must I abide?
9. What type of bag is considered reusable?
10. What is the Town’s plan for informing customers of the Ordinance?
11. How should I get ready for the Ordinance going into effect on November 1, 2018?
12. Are retailers allowed to use up existing stocks of plastic bags after November 1, 2018?
13. What is the purpose of this Ordinance?
14. Who may I call for additional information?

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1. How do I make a records request?
2. How do I recover or retrieve property from the Evidence Room?
3. What should you do as a citizen to properly handle evidence?
4. How do I properly dispose of prescription medications?
5. How do I submit a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request?