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1. Do pets have to be leashed in Summit County?
2. How do I report an Animal Control problem?
3. What can I do about my neighbor’s barking dog?
4. What constitutes a barking dog?
5. Who do I contact for wildlife issues?

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1. What is required to adopt a pet and what does the adoption include?
2. How do I adopt a pet?
3. My pet has been impounded. How do I redeem my pet?
4. I can no longer keep my pet. How do I relinquish it to the shelter?
5. How do I report my lost pet?
6. How do I report a pet that I have found?

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1. How do I appeal my value?
2. Can I file an appeal with a phone call?
3. How do I file an appeal by email?
4. How do I file an appeal by mail?
5. How do I file an appeal in person?
6. How do I file an appeal on-line?
7. Why does the Assessor ask for my contact information?
8. Can another person file an appeal for me (Authorized Agents)?
9. What is the appeal filing deadline?
10. When does the Assessor send a response to my appeal?
11. Where can I find comparable sales?

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1. Why did I receive a Notice of Valuation?
2. Is a Notice of Valuation a bill?
3. My taxes are too high. How is the tax amount calculated?
4. How does a value change affect my property taxes?
5. Where is my “Account” or “Schedule” number?
6. How is property valued for taxation purposes?
7. Why is my value higher than my neighbor’s if our properties are the same?
8. How do I know if my property has been correctly valued?
9. Where can I find comparable sales?
10. How can I view the adjustments to the sales used to value my property?
11. I haven’t made changes to my property, but my value and taxes have gone up. Why?
12. Does my Notice of Value include the Senior or Veteran’s deduction?
13. What is “time trending” and how does it affect my property’s value?
14. Why doesn’t my Notice of Value have comparable sales listed?

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1. What are the hours of the Building Inspection Department?
2. What projects do not require a building permit?
3. What are the Building Department's inspection policies?
4. What days/times are permitted within the county as construction hours?
5. Where is the Building Inspection Department?

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1. When do I need a plan review for a technical permit?
2. Can I get a Temporary Certificate of Occupancy?
3. Can I pay for permits or reinspection fees with a credit card?

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1. Do I need a permit for decks, window replacements, hot tubs or basement finishes?
2. Is a roofing permit required to re-roof a structure in the Summit County jurisdiction?
3. Where do I find structural design parameters: snow load, frost depth, wind load, etc.?
4. When can I occupy my permitted home?

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1. Who can pull a permit?
2. What is required to register as a general contractor?
3. Can the contractor's application be faxed in for electrical and plumbing contractors?
4. Who can pull technical permits?

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1. How do I schedule an inspection?
2. When will the inspectors come?
3. Can I request a time for the inspection?
4. What paper work do I need for an inspection?
5. Will my inspector call me prior to the inspection?

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1. What kind of permits would I need to build a house?
2. How long will it take to get a permit?
3. What is the IECC energy code and how do I show compliance?
4. How do I make changes to my building department approved plans?
5. Do I need an appointment to meet with a Plan Reviewer or to submit plans?

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1. Do I need an architect to design my project?
2. Do I need an Engineer to design my project?
3. How much will the permit cost?
4. When do I pay for the permit?
5. Do I need a soils report for my project?
6. Can I do an open hole soils report after excavation in lieu of a soils report prior to the permit issuance?

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1. I have been notified of a death. What is my next step?
2. Why is the coroner involved?
3. Will an autopsy be performed?
4. What about organ / tissue donation?
5. Where do I obtain a death certificate?
6. What can I do if there is no money for funeral arrangements?
7. Where does my loved one get taken?
8. Do I need to make an identification?
9. May I see my loved one?
10. How long will it take before you release my loved one?
11. How do I obtain personal effects and items taken into evidence?
12. How do I obtain an Autopsy Report or Coroner’s Report?
13. What is the policy on spreading ashes?

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1. What is the difference between a Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) work session and regular meeting?

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1. What CDPHE Dial Level is Summit County in and what are the restrictions?
2. Why did these restrictions go into effect? What metrics are being used to identify how we move levels?
3. How long will Summit County be in Level Red?
4. What is considered a household?
5. Short Term Lodging: Is there guidance for people wanting refunds/credits for future travel?
6. Can pools/hot tubs continue to be open?
7. Can you provide clarification on restaurants and the timing of when alcohol can be served and when restaurants need to close by?
8. How do I figure out the capacity of my retail/office business?
9. Where can I get tested for COVID-19. How long does it take to get results?

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1. ¿Cuáles son los componentes clave de Más Seguro en el Hogar del Condado de Summit?
2. ¿Qué significa esto para el público en general?
3. ¿Qué significa esto para adultos mayores (65+) y poblaciones vulnerables?
4. ¿Qué significa esto para ver a amigos y familiares?
5. ¿Qué norma está utilizando para determinar que está bien pasar a las restricciones de "Más Seguro en Casa de el Condado de Summit"?
6. ¿Cómo sabremos por los resultados de las pruebas que las cosas están funcionando o no?
7. ¿Cual es el plan de el Condado de Summit para reabrir y que tan rápido ocurrirá?
8. ¿Están abiertos los hoteles, rentas a corto plazo, segundas residencias y tiempos compartidos?
9. ¿Cómo puede permitir que se abran las guarderías? Los niños no pueden distanciarse físicamente.
10. ¿Ya están abiertas las tiendas de venta al por menor?
11. ¿Qué se incluye en los servicios personales y pueden ellos realizar servicios?
12. ¿Se permiten deportes organizados, incluidos los deportes juveniles?
13. ¿Qué pasa si tengo una pequeña oficina de 2 o 3 personas? ¿Todavía tengo que reducir la fuerza laboral en un 50%?
14. ¿En qué consiste el proceso y el plan de negocios de distancia física y precauciones de seguridad?
15. ¿Qué es la prueba de anticuerpos? Cuándo estará disponible? ¿Cómo lo usaremos para tomar decisiones?
16. Tenemos un evento planeado para 100 personas este verano. ¿Deberíamos cancelarlo?
17. ¿Cómo estamos comunicando toda esta información a nuestra población de habla hispana?
18. ¿Qué es la vigilancia y el rastreo de contactos? ¿Tenemos suficiente capacidad para hacerlo con más pruebas?
19. ¿Cuáles son las nuevas rutas de Summit Stage y cómo las haremos seguras?
20. ¿Qué es la vigilancia y el rastreo de contactos? ¿Tenemos suficiente capacidad para hacerlo con más pruebas?
21. ¿Qué estamos haciendo para apoyar / comunicarnos con nuestros condados vecinos?
22. He escuchado el término "distanciamiento social" y ahora veo que hay referencias a "distanciamiento físico". ¿Cuál es la diferencia?
23. ¿Qué hay de mi boda? ¿Pueden venir más de 10 personas?

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1. How will Summit County communicate with me during an emergency?
2. How do I obtain Community Right to Know Act information regarding hazardous-materials fixed facilities?
3. How can I verify the 911 Center has my landline phone associated with my correct physical address?
4. Where to I find the current level of the National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS)?

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1. How do I test my home for radon?
2. How do I apply for a septic permit?
3. How do I get my well water tested?

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1. How do I clean up rodent droppings?
2. Do animals in Summit County have rabies?
3. Do bed bugs carry diseases?
4. I am traveling out of the country. Should I be concerned about contracting diseases?

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1. I got sick after eating at a restaurant. What should I do?
2. How do I know how my child care center / school did on their last inspection?
3. How do I keep my family safe when cooking at home?

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1. How do I get my well tested?
2. How do I get a water well permit?

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1. How do I start or take over a food establishment?
2. How do I sell food at a temporary event?
3. I got sick after eating at a restaurant. What should I do?
4. How do I see restaurant inspections?
5. How do I keep my family safe when cooking at home?

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1. What is radon?
2. Where can I get free radon test kits?
3. What is Carbon Monoxide?
4. What are indoor air quality issues in Summit County?
5. How do I find a radon mitigation contractor?

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1. When do I get my permit?
2. When can a soil profile survey be conducted?
3. What is the cutoff date for septic installations?
4. Where do I find licensed contractors, cleaners, or engineers to install, maintain, or design my septic system?
5. How do I become a septic contractor / installer?
6. Does snow and winter weather affect my ability to get an OWTS permit?
7. Does snow and winter weather affect my ability to construct an OWTS?

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1. Can I burn my trash in Summit County?
2. Can I burn my pile of slash?
3. Can I have a campfire in my backyard?

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1. I have a rash since soaking in a hot tub. Was this caused by the hot tub?
2. How do I prevent swimmer’s ear?
3. My child has diarrhea but wants to go to the local swimming pool. Is this a good idea?

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1. When do I need to get a Use Permit?
2. How do I get a Use Permit?
3. Who is a Use Permit inspector?

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1. What is the sales tax rate in Summit County?
2. How can I review the County's expenditures?
3. Am I required to pay sales taxes on the short-term rental of my property?
4. How do I get a sales tax license?

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1. How can I acquire county GIS data for my own use?
2. How can I change or add a road name to an existing street in unincorporated Summit County?
3. How do I get approval for a subdivision or road name for a new development project?

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1. I need an Address to get a Building Permit. How do I go about getting an address assigned?
2. How do I change the physical address of my property?
3. My Property Deed has a different address than the "Property Information Search & Maps" and I am trying to sell or refinance my mortgage. How do I go about getting this resolved?
4. How do I change/update my mailing address?

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1. How can I report issues with the county website?

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1. How do I contact a city/county department?
2. Where can I find the answers to my frequently asked questions?

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1. DO STANDING TREES IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO PILES INCREASE THE RISK OF ESCAPE?
2. HOW WILL ANY SPREAD OF FIRE BE MANAGED AND WILL YOU HAVE ENOUGH HOSE ON-SITE TO REACH ANY PILE THAT MIGHT GET OUT OF CONTROL?
3. HOW WILL YOU PREVENT EMBERS FROM LANDING ON NEARBY STRUCTURES AND CAUSING FIRE? WHAT PRECAUTIONS WILL ENSURE THAT THIS RISK IS MINIMIZED? HOW WILL YOU ADDRESS EMBERS THAT ARE CAST FROM THE PILES INTO
4. HOW WILL STAFF BE ABLE TO MONITOR ALL THE PILES IN EACH UNIT AT ONE TIME?
5. ARE THERE ANY HELPFUL LINKS WHERE I CAN GET MORE INFORMATION?

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1. What is Open Space?
2. How do I volunteer for Open Space and Trails?
3. How do I help protect additional land as Open Space?
4. Why are some Open Space properties closed to the public?
5. What are the rules and regulations for the Recreation Pathway (Recpath)?
6. What are the rules and regulations for Open Space properties?
7. What is the OSAC and when does it meet?
8. Where can I hike with my dog?
9. Where can I report trail problems, or other concerns regarding Summit County Open Space Properties?
10. How do I book a special event or special use?
11. Can I hunt or fish on Open Space Property?
12. Can I sign up to adopt sections of the Recpath or County Road?
13. Can I book Sapphire Point for an event?
14. Are motorized vehicles/devices allowed on the Recpath?
15. Can I drive my snowmobile on the Recpath?
16. Can I reserve the Blue River Park/Fields?
17. Is the Recpath plowed in the winter?
18. Can I swim in the Dillon Reservoir? Windsurf?
19. Can I hold a wedding on Open Space property?
20. How do I reserve a campsite?
21. Who manages the Recreation Pathway System (Recpath)?
22. Can I pan for gold on Open Space property?

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1. What is my property zoned?
2. What are the permitted uses in each zone district? What will my zoning allow me to do on my property?
3. Can you answer zoning questions about a property located within an incorporated town?
4. What is the Planning Department’s role in regard to building permits?
5. How do I file a complaint about trash, junk cars, illegal apartments, etc., on my neighbor’s property?
6. What projects are under review and how do I obtain application materials, plans, staff reports, etc?

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1. I received a Notice of Election and Demand (NED) stating my property is in foreclosure. What can I do?
2. I am interested in a foreclosure property. Can I look at it?
3. When are the sales?
4. What type of payment is required?
5. What type of information is needed at the sale?
6. What is the Colorado Open Records Act Fee Policy?

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1. Does Summit County maintain my road?
2. How does a road get accepted into the County maintenance program?
3. How do I find out if my road is maintained?
4. I would like to make improvements to my driveway. Do I need a permit?
5. Is parking allowed on County roads?
6. Why does snow end up in my driveway?
7. Where should I store snow from my driveway when shoveling or plowing?
8. When do Summit County plows conduct snow removal in residential neighborhoods?
9. Who should I talk to about speeding vehicles and traffic calming in my neighborhood?
10. Who should I talk to about roadway signage?
11. Are right of way permits available online?

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1. I would like to make improvements to my driveway. Do I need a permit?
2. Are right of way permits available online?

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1. How do I find out if my road is maintained?
2. I pay my taxes; why isn't my road being maintained?

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1. What payment types are accepted?
2. When will the Sheriff’s Office accept documents to be served?
3. How will the Sheriff’s Office accept documents to be served?
4. What documents are required to submit to the Sheriff’s Office to initiate service?
5. How will I know that the service has been completed?
6. What if I overpaid for civil process?
7. What if I want to know if the service has been completed?
8. What if I only know the Post Office Box Number for the person I want served?
9. Where can I find information on upcoming Sheriff Sales?

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1. Can I set up automatic payments?
2. What are the rates?
3. Do you have an RV dump site?

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1. Why is the bus late?
2. Are there ski racks?
3. Why can't I get off the bus anywhere along the route?
4. Is the new Smart Bus system coming soon?
5. What happens when a bus breaks down?
6. I lost something on the bus.
7. Why can't I bring my alcoholic drink aboard the bus?
8. Can I bring my pet on the bus?
9. How often are buses washed?

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1. How do I change my mailing address?
2. When are taxes due?
3. What is the fee for late payments?
4. I need to pay my property taxes by see it's past the annual tax lien sale deadline. What now?
5. Will I lose my property if it goes to Tax Lien Sale?
6. What is the difference between real and personal property?
7. How do I sign up for eNotices?
8. How can I verify if my taxes have been paid this year?
9. How can I obtain a receipt for last year's taxes?

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1. Where and when is the tax lien sale?
2. When is Summit County’s tax lien sale?
3. What are the registration guidelines?
4. Do I need to be present?
5. What is the format of the sale?
6. What is the format of payment and checkout?
7. How many buyer numbers can I use?
8. How do I register as a buyer for the Tax Lien Sale?

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1. Who can become a foster parent?
2. Are there different kinds of foster homes?
3. What would some of my responsibilities be as a foster parent?