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1. Am I allowed to have chickens?
2. How many pets can I have.
3. Do I have to have a permit for my pet?
4. How do I get help finding my lost or missing pet?
5. Is it okay to feed wild animals at my home?

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1. Do I need a permit to build or remodel my home?
2. Do I need a permit to set a mobile or manufactured home in Valley Center?
3. Do I need a permit to build a fence?
4. Where can I set a mobile home in Valley Center?
5. What size do the footings for my new house need to be and how far under grade do they need to be?
6. Can I wire my new home myself?
7. Can I install electrical wiring in my new garage or when finishing my basement?
8. I am going to put a bedroom in the basement. Do I need an escape window?
9. Can I put a window in the wall separating my house and my attached garage? How about a door with a window?
10. How far can a liquefied petroleum (LP) gas tank be from my house, property line, or any building?
11. What kind of material can be used to provide LP gas service to my house?
12. What size do my floor joists need to be?
13. Do my stairs have to be even?
14. When do I need handrails on my steps?
15. How much headroom clearance does the building code require for staircases?
16. Can I do my own plumbing?
17. How deep does gas service need to be?
18. What kind of material can be used for waste lines and vents?
19. How deep does PVC conduit have to be buried?
20. Do I need a permit to install a culvert.
21. Can I build a permanent structure in the utility easement?
22. As the owner, can I be the general contractor of my own residence?
23. A detached structure of more than 400 square feet requires how many rows of rebar horizontally in the footing?
24. When building a new residence, how many feet can the residence be from the edge of the road before a road approval is required?
25. How do I obtain a road approval?
26. What specifications are required to obtain a road approval for the road?
27. Do I need a permit to replace my furnace or water heater?
28. Do I need a permit to build or place a storage shed in my backyard?
29. Do you have any questions that are not answered in this section?
30. Who does the inspections for Valley Center?

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1. How do I participate in the Annual City-wide Garage Sale or the City's Fall Festival?
2. Where do I go if I want to reserve the Community Building at Lions Park?
3. Where do I pay for my traffic violations and present questions for court hearings?
4. How do I transfer my water service from one residence to another?

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1. How do I find out what my zoning classification is for my property?

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1. Can I call Records when I need to make a police report?
2. Can I contact an officer by calling the administrative phone line?

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1. How do I obtain a burn permit in the city limits of Valley Center?
2. Do you do daycare inspection?

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1. When does Council meet?
2. What is the Population of Valley Center?
3. How can I find out when Special Meetings are scheduled?
4. How can I serve on a committee, commission, or board?
5. Is there a time during the council meetings when citizen concerns can be voiced?
6. Are there time limits imposed on individuals who wish to speak at a Council meeting?
7. When are City Council elections held?
8. Who represents me on the Council?
9. Can someone tell me who my representatives are?
10. How many Wards is the City divided into?
11. How are vacancies on the Council filled?
12. What is the position of "President of the Council"?
13. Who is the President of the Council?
14. What is the difference between Council and Governing Body?
15. When is the Mayor allowed to vote?
16. Can the mayor in Valley Center veto actions taken by the Council?
17. What is the Mill Levy and how do I figure my taxes?
18. Can I submit a request, or report a problem, online?
19. Does Valley Center have term limits for the Mayor and/or members of the Council?
20. What does the term "members-elect" mean?

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1. When is court for Valley Center?
2. Is there a dress code during court?
3. What forms of payment are accepted?
4. My child (under 18 years of age) received a citation with a court date. Does a parent or guardian need to appear with them on that court date?

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1. When are the park restrooms open?
2. How do I reserve the Community Building?
3. Are any of the park shelters reservable?
4. Is there group picnic facilities avaliable?
5. What are the Splash Pad hours of operation?
6. When does the Splash Pad at McLaughlin Park open?
7. What is the distance around McLaughlin Pond?
8. When does Kansas Department of Wildlife & Parks (KDWP) stock McLaughlin Pond?
9. Do I need a city permit to fish in McLaughlin Pond?
10. Where is the City's Cemetery?
11. Can I reserve a picnic pavilion?

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1. How would I start or join a Neighborhood Watch Program?
2. I need a report for insurance purposes. Who can I call?
3. I'm going on vacation. Can I let the Police Department know when I'm going to be gone so they could keep an extra watch on my house?

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1. What are the colored flags or painted marks on my property?
2. Where can I take tree limbs, brush, grass clippings, leaves?
3. How do I check for water leaks?
4. I need to locate water and sewer on my property. Who should I call?
5. Where do I go to recycle?
6. Why do I have low water pressure?
7. Why is there is water in my meter box?
8. How is my Average Winter Consumption (AWC) calculated?

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1. Can I mow grass into the street?
2. What is NPDES?
3. What can I do to prevent stormwater runoff pollution?
4. What is the stormwater utility fee?
5. Is there a City Ordinance for stormwater?