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Town of Babylon
200 E. Sunrise Highway
Lindenhurst, NY 11757
Ph: (631) 957-3000
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Animal Shelter

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1. Where is the Babylon Animal Adoption Rescue Center (BAARC) located?
2. What are BAARC's hours of operation?
3. How do I adopt an animal from the shelter?
4. Can I volunteer with BAARC?
5. What are the fees for services at BAARC?
6. Does the Shelter have a veterinarian on staff?
7. Does the Shelter offer low cost rabies, spaying or neutering services?
8. What types of animals does the Shelter serve?
9. Where can I go locally for emergency veterinarian services?
10. How does the Town handle stray animals?
11. Who removes a dead animal from the roadway?
12. Does the Shelter euthanize animals?
13. Is the shelter a "No Kill" shelter?

Animal Shelter - Boarding

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1. Can I board my dog or cat at the Animal Shelter?

Animal Shelter - Cats

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1. Cats - General Information
2. What is a feral cat?

Animal Shelter - Dogs

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1. Dogs - General Information
2. What do I do if bitten by a dog?
3. How do I file a barking dog complaint?
4. What breeds of dogs could I find at the Animal Shelter?
5. How do I file a dangerous dog complaint?
6. How do I have a summons issued regarding a dog complaint?

Animal Shelter - Wildlife

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1. Wildlife - General Information
2. Who handles issues involving raccoons, opossums and squirrels?
3. Who handles issues involving birds, ducks, and geese?

Assessor

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1. Where is the Department of Assessment located and what are the hours of operation?
2. What does the Town Assessor do?
3. What are the functions of the Department of Assessment?
4. How do you arrive at my assessment?
5. Are there any programs that can help lower my taxes?
6. How do I apply for the STAR exemption?
7. How do I obtain a Suffolk County Tax Map Number or Item Number?
8. How can I determine the school district of a property?
9. Why do taxes vary on similar looking houses?
10. Why are my property taxes so high?
11. When can I expect a reduction in my tax bill as a result of my small claims?
12. Why are my property taxes higher this year?

Assessor - Assessment Information

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1. What is the Residential Assessment Ratio (RAR)?
2. What is the Equalization Rate (ER)?
3. What is my assessed value and/or land value?
4. How can I convert my assessed value to market value?
5. How are property assessments calculated?
6. How does a property get a house number assigned?

Assessor - Grievances

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1. How do I file a grievance?
2. What can I do if my grievance is denied?

Assessor - Property Information

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1. How do I obtain a copy of my property deed?
2. How do I obtain a copy of my property survey?
3. How can I find out the square footage of my home and when it was built?
4. How can I find out the market value of my home?

Assessor - Property Tax Exemptions

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1. What are Babylon's various tax exemptions?
2. How do I apply for tax exemption?
3. What is the deadline to file an application for property tax exemptions?
4. Does my property lose the exemption if I transfer it into a life estate?
5. Why isn't my exemption reflected on my tax bill?
6. How can I find out what exemptions I already have or applied for?
7. What is the Capital Improvement Residential Tax Exemption?

Assessor - Property Tax Exemptions - Basic STAR

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1. What is a Basic STAR Tax Exemption?
2. How do I apply for a Basic STAR tax exemption?
3. Can I apply for multiple Basic STAR exemptions?
4. I co-own a property, do both owners have to apply for STAR exemption?
5. How long do I need to own a property to apply for STAR exemption?
6. Can a tenant of a mobile home or co-op apartment apply for a STAR exemption?
7. Can STAR Exemptions be granted for vacant land property owners?
8. Can corporations apply for STAR Exemption?
9. Can married couples who live in separate residences apply for individual STAR exemptions?
10. Who can I call about more specific STAR exemption questions?

Assessor - Property Tax Exemptions - Enhanced STAR

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1. What is an Enhanced STAR exemption?
2. What are the requirements to apply for Enhanced STAR exemption?
3. What is the Income Verification Program (IVP)?
4. Who can I call about more specific STAR exemption questions?

Beautification

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1. How is the community space in my neighborhood maintained?
2. What beautification programs can Town of Babylon residents expect the Town to provide?
3. What is the Town's Adopt-A-Highway Program?
4. What is the Town's Adopt-A-Park Program?
5. What is the Town's Adopt-A-Spot Program?
6. What is the Town's Sump Beautification Program?

Code Enforcement - Bamboo

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1. What are the Town’s regulations regarding bamboo?
2. How can I report a violation?

Community Development

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1. How can a non-profit apply for Community Development funding?
2. How do I perform voluntary community service?

Community Development - Home Repair

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1. Home Repair - General Information
2. What are eligible home repairs or improvements and what are the requirements?

Community Development - Housing

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1. How do I find affordable housing in the Town of Babylon?
2. Does the Town provide down payment assistance to first-time home buyers?
3. Who do Seniors in need of affordable housing call?

Community Development - Housing - Mortgage Assistance

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1. Does the Town have information pertaining to reverse mortgages or housing counseling?
2. How do I receive information about mortgage satisfaction or subordinations?

Downtown Revitalization

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1. What is the Office of Downtown Revitalization?
2. What are the goals of the Office of Downtown Revitalization?
3. What are the current open community planning projects?
4. What is BRAC?
5. What are the Principles of Smart Growth?
6. What is Wyandanch Rising?
7. Can I hook up to the sewer lines being installed for Wyandanch Rising?

DPW - Abandoned Buildings & Demolition

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1. What can I do about an abandoned and possibly dangerous building in my neighborhood?
2. Who do I call about a neglected property as a result of an eviction?

DPW - Department of Public Works

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1. What are the responsibilities of the Department of Public Works?
2. Where is the Department of Public Works located?
3. What are the responsibilites of the Highway Division?
4. What are the responsibilities of the Highway Engineering Division?
5. What are the responsibilities of the Buildings & Grounds Division?
6. What are the responsibilities of the Sign Shop?
7. What are the responsibilities of the Street Lighting Division?
8. Who do I call to report a water main break?

DPW - Flooding Issues

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1. Why does my road, property and/or basement flood every time it rains?
2. Who do I contact about my street basin backing up after a rain storm?
3. Can the Town raise my home or raise the grade of my street to help prevent flooding?
4. Who do I contact about a flooded street?
5. What is a flood zone?
6. Where are the flood zones located on Long Island?
7. How is the Town working with the federal government to improve the flooding issues in our inlets?
8. What has the Town done to respond to the flooding issues in the low lying areas?
9. What can I do if I live in a flood zone?
10. Are there Emergency Shelters available to residents in an event of a storm or natural disaster?

DPW - Graffiti

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1. What is Graffiti?
2. Is Graffiti a crime?
3. Why is the Town concerned about graffiti?
4. Will the Town assist in the removal of graffiti?
5. How quickly does the Town remove graffiti?
6. How do I report graffiti?
7. How does the Town respond to graffiti concerns?

DPW - Leaf Program

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1. What is the Town's Leaf Program?
2. How are leaf bags distributed?
3. How do I receive additional leaf bags?

DPW - Lot Cleanup

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1. What is the Town's Lot Cleanup Program?
2. How do I request a property to be cleaned up?
3. When and who cleans the sump in my neighborhood?
4. What is the Town's Sump Beautification Program?
5. What is the property complaint process?
6. How do I dispute a property violation?

DPW - Roads

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1. What makes a pothole?
2. Why do so many potholes occur in the spring?
3. Do some roads get more potholes than others?
4. How do I report potholes?
5. Why is a recently filled pothole coming apart?
6. What are the options to repair roads?
7. What is the process to reconstruct a road?
8. What can I expect when my road is being reconstructed?
9. When will my street be repaved?
10. Why is there standing water on a recently paved street?
11. When are Road Opening Permits issued?
12. Do I need a permit to widen my driveway?
13. What is a private road?
14. What services does the Town provide for private roads?
15. Can a private road become a Town road?

DPW - Seasonal Sweeping & Cleanups

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1. How does the Town's Street Sweeping Program work?
2. How often is storm or tree debris picked up?
3. Who maintains Town beaches?

DPW - Sidewalks

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1. How do I get my sidewalk repaired?
2. Can I install a new sidewalk or curb?
3. Who is responsible for clearing sidewalks of snow and/or ice?

DPW - Snow Plowing

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1. Who is responsible for plowing snow?
2. When will the snow be plowed from my street?
3. How quickly does the Town plow snow after a storm?
4. Does the Town remove ice from roadways?
5. Does the Town plow snow from driveways?
6. How do I request to have snow plowed from my street?
7. Who is responsible for clearing sidewalks of snow and/or ice?

DPW - Street Lighting

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1. How do I get a light on my street repaired?
2. Who replaces broken or missing street light globes?
3. Who do I call if there is a street light out in my neighborhood but I live in the village Amityville?
4. Who do I call when a street light is out in my gated or private community?

DPW - Street Signs

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1. How do I request a new street sign?
2. What happens to a damaged street sign?
3. How do I report a damaged street sign?
4. How long does it take to replace a damaged sign?
5. Can I request to have a street renamed?

DPW - Trees

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1. What is a Town tree?
2. When will a Town tree be removed?
3. Are there any restrictions on tree planting?
4. Does the Town remove a fallen tree from a State or County road?
5. Who do I contact if a tree is damaging my sidewalk?
6. How long does it take to remove a tree causing damage to a sidewalk?
7. What can be done about tree roots interfering with my sewer lines?
8. What do I do if a tree is damaged by a storm or interferring with power lines?
9. Who do I contact about my insurance being cancelled as a result of tree interference with my sidewalk?
10. Who do I contact about infested trees?
11. How do I know if an Asian Long Horned Beetle is infesting and damaging my tree?
12. What should I do if my tree shows signs of infestation?

DPW - Utilities

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1. Who do I call if an overhead wire is down on my street?
2. Does my home have access to sewers?
3. Who do I call if a utility pole has been knocked down on my street?
4. Who is responsible for manhole covers on Town roads?
5. Who do I call to report a water main break?
6. How do I report a problem with a fire hydrant?
7. Who do I call concerning the sewer waste pipe from my home leading to the street?
8. How do I report a downed cable or phone line?

Emergency Preparedness

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1. Where can I find a shelter in case of a hurricane?
2. What should I do in case of a natural or man-made disaster or emergency?
3. Are there Emergency Shelters available to residents in an event of a storm or natural disaster?
4. How can I be prepared for an emergency?
5. What is a Disaster Supply Kit and when would I need one?
6. What is in a Winter Weather Disaster Supply Kit?
7. What does it mean to winterize my home?
8. How can I locate my local Evacuation Center?
9. Who is responsible for human services in the event of an emergency?
10. How can I get more information during and after an emergency?
11. Who handles flood insurance and flood zone questions?
12. What is the contact information for FEMA?
13. What are the contact numbers for Hurricane Sandy?

Environmental Control

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1. What are the responsibilities of Environmental Control?

Environmental Control - Animal Shelter

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1. Where is the Town's Animal Shelter?

Environmental Control - Bay & Shellfish Management

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1. What is Bay & Shellfish Management?

Environmental Control - Commercial Waste

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1. How does the Town handle commercial waste disposal?
2. How do I know if I am in a commercial waste district?
3. How do I set up commercial trash service?
4. What is the earliest time trash pick-up service can begin?

Environmental Control - Great South Bay

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1. What is the Town's Great South Bay protection plan?

Environmental Control - Recycling/Garbage Pickup

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1. Where is the Town's Recycling Center?
2. What is the trash and recycling pick-up schedule?
3. What is the earliest time trash pick-up service can begin?
4. What items are considered "White Goods"?
5. How can I schedule a special pick up of White Goods?
6. How do I dispose of yard waste?
7. What day is my yard waste collected?
8. How do I dispose of glass, cans and plastic?
9. How do I dispose of newspapers, phone books, magazines and cardboard boxes?
10. What items can I drop off at the Residential Recycling Center?
11. Where can I dispose of oil from my car?
12. How do I dispose of my Christmas tree?
13. How do I dispose of paint?
14. How do I dispose of light residential construction debris?
15. When did the Town of Babylon start its recycling program?
16. Is styrofoam recyclable?
17. How do I dispose of cement?
18. Can I retrieve an item thrown out by accident from the recycling truck?
19. When should trash be placed on the curb?
20. Does the Town provide recycling bins?
21. Who do I contact to report recyclables that were not picked up?
22. Can I recycle items found in my garage?
23. Can I recycle items from a home remodel project?
24. How do I pay for items brought to the Recycling Center?
25. Do I need special pickup to dispose of large or bulk items?

Environmental Control - Stormwater Management

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1. How do I know if I have a flooding problem on my street?
2. How do the tides affect flooding of my street and property?
3. How do I report flooding on my property?
4. Who do I contact about my street basin backing up after a rain storm?
5. When and who cleans the sump in my neighborhood?
6. Can I dump oil or chemicals down a storm drain?
7. Can I pump water into the street, in a storm drain or onto another property?

Fire Marshal

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1. What does the Town's Fire Marshal's Office do?
2. Where is the Fire Marshal's Office located and what are their hours?
3. Who can I contact at the Fire Marshal's Office?
4. Who do I call in an emergency?
5. Do I need carbon monoxide detectors in my home or business?
6. Do I need smoke detectors in my home or business?
7. Is it legal to have a fire pit in a backyard?
8. Can I barbecue if I live in an apartment?
9. Do fire extinguisher's need to be inspected?
10. How do I dispose of an old fire extinguisher?
11. Are there Emergency Shelters available to residents in an event of a storm or natural disaster?
12. Can fuel be delivered to a boat, house or dock?
13. What is the contact information for fire prevention services in the area villages?

Fire Marshal - Commercial Properties

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1. Does my new business need a permit from the Fire Marshal's Office?
2. Is there a fire prevention/inspection checklist for businesses?
3. Do private fire hydrants on apartment or condominium complexes have to be tested?
4. Are commercial properties required to test their fire and smoke detection and sprinkler systems?

Fire Marshal - Permits & Plans

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1. What permits does the Fire Marshal's Office issue?
2. Do I need a permit to install a wood burning stove or fireplace?
3. Do I need to submit plans for a fire suppression and detection system?
4. Do I need a permit to install a Hood and Duct system?

General Questions

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1. What are the Town's hours of operation?
2. Where can I obtain a guide of Town events?
3. Where do I go to vote?
4. What roads in the Town of Babylon are maintained by New York State?
5. What roads in the Town of Babylon are maintained by Suffolk County?
6. Does the Town offer parenting classes?
7. Where can I obtain a passport?
8. Where can I get a handicapped parking permit?
9. What are the guidelines for keeping a boat on private property?
10. May I fuel up my boat behind my house with a fuel truck?
11. Can I park a vehicle on the street for the purposes of selling it if it does not have license plates or vehicle registration information?
12. Who do I contact about abandoned and unregistered vehicles left on the street?
13. Who does the sidewalk in front of my house belong to?
14. What can I do to notify the Town of a privately owned fence that is deteriorating and may need to be replaced?
15. What can I do if my neighbor's trees are growing onto my property?
16. Where can I find out about boarded-up homes in my neighborhood?
17. Who do I call to report a water main break?
18. Who do I call concerning the sewer waste pipe from my home leading to the street?
19. Who can I contact to report a clogged street drain in a residential area?
20. When did the Town of Babylon start its recycling program?
21. I am interested in having wedding photos taken at Argyle Park. Is that a Town of Babylon park?

Housing Assistance Agency

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1. Where is the Housing Assistance Agency located?
2. What is Section 8 housing?
3. What are the Section 8 housing requirements?
4. How do I apply for Section 8 housing?
5. How will I know when the Section 8 housing program is open to new applicants?
6. How long can I reside (live) in Section 8 housing?
7. Where are the Section 8 properties located?
8. How do I apply to be a landlord in the Section 8 housing program?
9. How do I change my contact information on a Section 8 application?
10. How can I verify my Section 8 appointment?
11. How do I move out of Section 8 housing?
12. How do I submit a complaint regarding a Section 8 housing tenant?
13. What can I do if I reside in Section 8 housing but my landlord is selling the property?

Human Services - Drug and Alcohol Services

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1. Where is the Drug & Alcohol Division located?
2. What kind of services does the Drug & Alcohol Services Division provide?
3. How do I make an appointment?
4. How long is a typical program?
5. How long does it take to be assigned to a program?
6. Who do I call if I am having a crisis?
7. Is there a fee or cost for services?
8. Can I still participate in the program if I don't have medical insurance or Medicaid?
9. Are my records and information confidential?

Human Services - Essential Transportation

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1. What services does the Essential Transportation Program provide?
2. Who is eligible for the Essential Transportation Services Program?
3. Is there a fee or cost for services?
4. How much notice is needed for Essential Transportation Services?
5. Can Essential Transportation Services drive me to physical therapy appointments?
6. How long can I receive Essential Transportation Services?
7. How do you verify if an applicant cannot drive or does not have a vehicle?
8. What are some of the rules for using Essential Transportation Services?

Human Services - Office for Women Services

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1. Office for Women Services - General Information
2. Where is the Office of Women Services located?

Human Services - Senior Citizen Community Services

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1. Who is eligible for Senior Citizen Community Services?
2. What are the requirements to receive Residential Repair services?
3. Is there an associated cost for services?
4. Do you provide services 5 days a week?
5. Is there an income requirement for participation?
6. What Residential Repair services do you provide?
7. Do you issue Senior Citizen identification cards?
8. Does this program lend handicap equipment?

Human Services - Senior Citizen Services

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1. Where are the Town's Senior Centers located?
2. How many Senior Centers are there in the Town of Babylon?
3. How can I join a senior center?
4. How old do I have to be to join a senior center?
5. What are the hours of operation at the Senior Centers?
6. What activities do the senior centers offer?
7. Do the senior centers provide transportation services?
8. What services does the Wyandanch Senior Citizen Nutrition Center provide?
9. What services does the Tanner Park Senior Citizen Center provide?
10. What services does the Spangle Drive Senior Citizen Center provide?
11. What services does the North Amityville Senior Citizen Center provide?
12. What is the lunch program offered by the senior centers?
13. Where can I get the lunch menu?
14. Can I have lunch delivered when I am ill and homebound?

Landlord/Tenant Issues

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1. Where can I find information on tenant's rights?
2. How can I find out if an apartment in the Town of Babylon is legal?
3. How do I report an illegal apartment in the Town of Babylon?
4. Can I make a complaint about a neighbor that is illegally renting out rooms in his/her house?
5. Does a renter of an illegal apartment have any rights?

Long Island Green Homes

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1. What is the Long Island Green Homes Program?
2. How can I contact the Long Island Green Homes program?
3. Why is the Long Island Green Homes program necessary?
4. How do I save money with the Long Island Green Homes Program?
5. What is “retrofitting”?
6. Who pays for the energy efficient home improvements?
7. Does the Town loan money to homeowners to make these improvements?
8. How do I apply for the Long Island Green Homes Program?
9. What if I rent my home?
10. What if I have been living in my home for less than 2 years?
11. What energy improvements are offered through the program?
12. Are there any guidelines for the work that I can have done?
13. How does the Long Island Green Homes Program benefit our environment?
14. Who performs the work?
15. Who pays for the improvements?
16. Can I still get rebates or credits if I sign up?
17. Will my house be assessed at a higher rate or will my taxes increase as a result of these "green" improvements?
18. Will Town employees be inspecting or making these improvements to my home?
19. What if I sell my home soon after making improvements to it?

Parks & Recreation

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1. What are the responsibilities of the Department of Parks & Recreation?
2. Where is the Department of Parks & Recreation located and how can I get there?
3. What is the Recreation Guide and what kind of information does it provide?
4. Where and when can I get a Recreation Guide?
5. What are Parks & Recreation's Special Events?
6. What are the Recreation Programs?
7. What are the Sports Programs?
8. When can I get an application for seasonal employment with the Town of Babylon Department of Parks & Recreation?
9. Does the Department of Parks & Recreation provide senior citizen discounts?
10. Does the Department of Parks & Recreation take care of tree trimming or animal control?
11. Does the Town of Babylon offer golf lessons?
12. Do any parks in the Town of Babylon offer overnight camping?
13. Can an Empire Passport be used to access Town of Babylon beaches and parks?
14. Can a non-resident purchase a Recreation Permit for Town Beaches at a cost higher than that for residents?
15. Can I use my New York State Access Pass at Town of Babylon recreational facilities?
16. Where can I find additional park information?

Parks & Recreation - Activities, Camps & Programs

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1. How do I register my child for the Town's Summer Day Camp Program?
2. Can I register my child for day camp if he/she does not live within the Town of Babylon?
3. How old do you have to be to enroll in the day camp program?
4. Is day camp full time?
5. What items should children bring to camp daily?
6. How can I reserve space at the Town's campground and Cedar Beach Marina?
7. How often can I reserve space at the Cedar Beach Marina?
8. How much does a Cedar Beach Marina reservation cost and how many spots can I reserve?
9. What holiday weekends is the Cedar Beach Marina campground available?
10. What is the online boat slip lottery at Cedar Beach Marina?
11. What paperwork do I need to take part in the boat slip lottery at Cedar Beach Marina?
12. What is the cost for attending concerts at Tanner Park and Overlook Beach?

Parks & Recreation - Beaches

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1. How many beaches does the Town have?
2. How do I obtain a beach permit?
3. How much are Town resident beach permits?
4. What facilities can I gain entrance to with a resident beach permit?
5. Where can I purchase a beach permit?
6. Can I still go to the Town of Babylon beaches if I am not a resident?
7. Are animals permitted at the beaches?
8. Who maintains the Town beaches?

Parks & Recreation - Cedar Beach Marina

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1. Where is Cedar Beach Marina located?
2. How can I reserve space at the Town's campground and Cedar Beach Marina?
3. How often can I reserve space at the Cedar Beach Marina?
4. How much does a Cedar Beach Marina reservation cost and how many spots can I reserve?
5. What is the online boat slip lottery at Cedar Beach Marina?
6. What paperwork do I need to take part in the boat slip lottery at Cedar Beach Marina?
7. How do I obtain a Boat Docking/Launching Permit?
8. Can fuel be delivered to a boat, house or dock?

Parks & Recreation - Pools & Spray Parks

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1. How many pools does the Town have and where are they located?
2. Where can I obtain a Summer pool pass?
3. How much do Summer pool passes cost?
4. What is the cost to use the Town pools if a plan is not purchased?
5. What are the rules for using the pools?
6. When can I use the spray parks at Tanner Park and Venetian Shores?

Parks & Recreation - Public Safety

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1. What is the Town's Public Safety Division?
2. Can unregistered vehicles with no license plates park on the street?
3. Can trailers for boats, cars, trucks or campers park on the street?
4. Who do I call about a car obstructing a sidewalk?
5. Can I park a vehicle on the street for the purposes of selling it if it does not have license plates or vehicle registration information?

Planning & Development

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1. What is the Planning & Development Department?
2. What are the responsibilities of the Building Division?
3. What are the responsibilities of the Code Enforcement Division?
4. What is the Accessory Apartment Review Board?
5. What is the Planning Board?
6. What is the Zoning Board of Appeals?
7. What recourse do I have if an application is denied by the Zoning Board of Appeals?
8. What is the Traffic Safety Committee?

Planning & Development - Accessory Apartment Division - Accessory Apartment Permits

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1. What is an Accessory Apartment Permit?
2. What are the Accessory Apartment Permit requirements?
3. What is the process to obtain an Accessory Apartment Permit?

Planning & Development - Building Division - Building Permits

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1. What is a Building Permit and why do I need one?
2. What projects require a Building Permit?
3. How do I apply for a Building Permit?
4. When would I need a Building Permit?
5. Do I need a Building Permit to install a wood burning stove or fireplace?
6. Do I need a Building Permit to install a Hood and Duct system?

Planning & Development - Building Division - Demolition Permits

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1. What is a Demolition Permit?
2. How do I apply for a Demolition Permit?
3. What is the Demolition Permit fee schedule?

Planning & Development - Building Division - General Information

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1. Does the Building Division accept credit card payments?
2. What is the fax number for the Building Division?
3. How do I get a copy of my Certificate of Occupancy?
4. How can I get a copy of my survey?
5. How can I find out where the cesspools are located on my property?
6. Can I have a basement apartment?
7. I would like to build a front porch on my house. What is the required distance I need to be from the street?
8. If someone in my neighborhood is re-doing their existing driveway, is a building permit required and how close to the edge of the property line are they permitted to go?

Planning & Development - Building Division - Illegal Structures

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1. What is an illegally-built structure?
2. Why do I need to legalize an existing structure by obtaining a Building Permit?
3. How do I legalize an existing structure?
4. What are the fees associated with legalizing a structure?

Planning & Development - Building Division - Non-Building Structures

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1. What is a non-building structure?
2. What are the permit requirements for sheds that are smaller than 100 square feet?
3. What are the permit requirements for sheds larger than 100 square feet?
4. What are the permit requirements for decks?
5. What are the permit requirements for fences?
6. What are the permit requirements for pools?

Planning & Development - Code Enforcement Division - Noise Codes

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1. What is the Town's Code for barking dogs?
2. What is the Town's Code on loud music and/or noise?

Planning & Development - Code Enforcement Division - Property Codes

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1. What is the Town Code for high grass?
2. What is the Town Code for property fences?
3. How do I know if a fence is on my property or my neighbor's property?
4. Can I cut my neighbor's tree branches if they are falling onto my property?
5. What hours of operation must landscapers keep when working on personal property?
6. Can landscapers or lawn service companies blow dirt and leaves onto the street?

Planning & Development - Code Enforcement Division - Vehicle Codes

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1. Are unregistered vehicles allowed on personal property?
2. Can boats be parked on personal property?
3. Are trucks with commercial plates allowed on personal property?
4. Can homeowners and tenants park vehicles on the street?
5. Who do I call about a car obstructing a sidewalk?
6. Can I park a vehicle on the street for the purposes of selling it if it does not have license plates or vehicle registration information?

Planning & Development - Rental Division - Rental Permits

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1. What is a Rental Permit?
2. When would I need a Rental Permit?
3. What is the Rental Permit process?
4. What are the Rental Permit requirements?

Planning & Development - Traffic Safety Division

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1. What is the Traffic Safety Division?
2. What is the Traffic Safety Committee?
3. What type of signs can be requested through the Traffic Safety Division?
4. How do I request a sign?
5. How do I submit a complaint about areas that are susceptible to speeding?
6. How do I report a damaged or missing traffic sign?
7. How do I report a broken traffic signal?

Sex Offenders

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1. What is the Residency Restriction Law for Sex Offenders?
2. How are Sex Offenders tracked by the Town of Babylon?
3. How does the GIS Sex Offender Tracker work?
4. How are Sex Offenders monitored?
5. What happens if a sex offender is living in a restricted area as dictated by County law?
6. What does it mean to be "grandfathered" from the County Sex Offender Law?
7. Does the Town monitor sex offenders living in non-restricted areas?
8. Does the Town monitor Level 1 sex offenders?
9. What additional steps does the Town take to protect the community from resident sex offenders?
10. How accurate is the NYS sex offender registry?
11. What does the Town recommend be done to strengthen the sex offender protections?
12. What is Megan's Law?

Town Attorney

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1. What does the Town Attorney do?
2. Does the Town Attorney provide notary public services?
3. What is the process for purchasing a Town-owned property?
4. How can I annex a paper street to my property?
5. What is a FOIL request?
6. What is the process for making a FOIL request?
7. How long does it take to get a FOIL request completed?
8. Can I make a FOIL request for property information?
9. What is the process for recording Covenants and Restrictions?
10. How can I obtain an Excavation Permit/Road Opening Permit?
11. How do I claim an impounded vehicle?
12. What is the processing time for a Notice of Claim for property damage?
13. Where is the Parking Violations Bureau?
14. What are the Town's parking violations?

Town Attorney - Parking Violations Bureau

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1. Where is the Parking Violations Bureau located?
2. What hours are the Parking Violations Bureau open?
3. When must fines be paid?
4. Who issues parking tickets in the Town of Babylon?
5. For what violations can a parking summons be issued?

Town Clerk

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1. Where is the Town Clerk located?
2. How can I contact the Town Clerk?
3. How can I get a copy of the Town of Babylon Code?
4. How do I register my new business?
5. Can I obtain property information from the Town of Babylon?
6. Do I need a permit to host a garage sale?
7. How do I obtain a boat berth slip rental?
8. Does the Town charge for copies?
9. How do I retrieve my car that's been impounded?
10. What is the fee to get my car out of the impound lot?
11. How do I get a copy of Town Board meeting minutes?

Town Clerk - Birth & Death Certificates

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1. Where do I go to get a copy of my birth certificate?
2. How do I obtain a birth certificate?
3. How can I find out about death records?
4. How can I obtain a death certificate?

Town Clerk - Domestic Partnership License

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1. How do I apply for a Domestic Partnership License?
2. What are the requirements to obtain a Domestic Partnership license?

Town Clerk - FOIL

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1. What is a FOIL request?
2. What is the process for making a FOIL request?
3. Can I make a FOIL request for property information?
4. How do I get a copy of Town Board meeting minutes?

Town Clerk - Marriage Licenses

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1. What is a Marriage License?
2. How do I apply for a Marriage License?
3. What documentation do I need to obtain a Marriage License?
4. How much does a Marriage License cost?
5. What is a Marriage Certificate?
6. Can a person under 21 years of age obtain a Marriage License?
7. How can I get a copy of my Marriage Certificate/License?
8. What is the process to obtain a Marriage License if previously married?
9. How do I apply for a second marriage ceremony license?
10. What are New York State Marriage License requirements?

Town Clerk - Permits

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1. How do I obtain a Pigeon Harboring Permit?
2. How do I apply for a Seasonal Permit?
3. How do I obtain a 'Going Out of Business' Permit?
4. How do I obtain a Street Opening/Excavation Permit?
5. How do I obtain a Sewer Excavation Permit?
6. How do I obtain a Peddler's Operator and/or Vehicle Permit?
7. How do I apply for a Dredging Permit?
8. What are the requirements for a Dredging Permit?

Town Clerk - Recreational Permits

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1. How do I obtain a Camping Permit?
2. Does the Town provide replacement Camping Permits?
3. How do I obtain a Boat Docking/Launching Permit?
4. Where can I use my Boat Docking/Launching Permit?
5. Does the Town provide replacement Boat Docking/Launching Permits?
6. How do I obtain a Boat Berth Slip Rental Permit?
7. How do I obtain a Jet Ski Permit?
8. How do I obtain a Fishing Permit?
9. How do I obtain a Permit for a Parade, Carnival or Bazaar?
10. How do I obtain a Block Party Permit?
11. How do you lodge a complaint against a block party?
12. How do I obtain a Four-Wheel Drive Permit?
13. Can I use my Four-Wheel Drive Permit at Gilgo Beach?

Youth Bureau

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1. What is the Youth Bureau?
2. The school has told me that my child needs counseling, and they have referred me to the Youth Bureau. How do I sign up?
3. Who is eligible for counseling at the Youth Bureau?
4. How do the actual counseling sessions work?
5. How can I enroll my child in the counseling program?
6. My son/daughter has runaway from home. Are there any Town services to help us with this situation?
7. What activities are available for children during the summer months?
8. What is Youth Court?
9. How can my child volunteer with Youth Court?
10. Where are the local Youth Centers?
11. What are the various Youth Programs?

Youth Bureau - Services for the Disabled

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1. Services for the Disabled - General Information
2. How do I obtain a Handicap Parking Permit?
3. How do I sign up for handicap transportation services?
4. What programs does this division provide?
5. What recreation programs do you offer for disabled individuals?
6. How do I apply for a handicap parking sign?