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1. What do I do if I want to surrender or relinquish my pet to the shelter?
2. What do I do if I have lost my pet?
3. What happens if I come in to reclaim my impounded pet after the holding period has expired?
4. What is the "holding period" of an impounded animal?
5. What happens to animals surrendered at the Hutchinson Animal Shelter?
6. How long do you keep animals at the shelter?
7. How many dogs are you allowed to have per household inside Hutchinson city limits?

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1. What is the Brush Up! Hutch Paint Program?
2. What are the eligibility requirements?
3. How do I apply?
4. Where can I find more information about Brush Up! Hutch Paint Program?

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1. What are the current building codes?
2. When is a Building Permit required?

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1. What does the City Council do?
2. How do I contact my City Council representative?
3. When are City Council meetings?
4. Where can I stream City Council meetings?
5. What City Council district am I in?

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1. What are community gardens?
2. Can my family create a community garden?
3. How do I apply?

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1. What are the operating hours for City Hall?
2. How do I report a streetlight that is out?
3. How do I find out who owns a piece of property?
4. How do get a copy of my birth certificate/marriage license?

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1. How do I apply for a City of Hutchinson job?
2. Do I need an email address to complete an online application? How do I get an email address?
3. Do I need to set up an account to apply for a job?
4. Can I copy and paste information from my resume?
5. Can I apply by submitting a resume instead of completing an online application?
6. How soon will I be contacted about my application?
7. How do I access my online account after I create it?
8. What if I forgot my Username or Password?
9. How often does the City add jobs to the job opportunities list?
10. Can I apply for more than 1 job?
11. Can I change a submitted application after a job closes?
12. Who do I contact for help?

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1. How do I get information about the Youth Fire setter Program?
2. Are you allowed to burn trash and branches or have campfires in Hutchinson?
3. How can I get a smoke detector from the Fire Department? Will you change the batteries?
4. When should I replace my smoke detector and or carbon monoxide detector?
5. Do I need a smoke detector in every room? How many do I need?
6. What kind of fire extinguisher should I buy?
7. How can I get a home safety inspection or a home daycare inspection?
8. Can my family/group tour the fire station?
9. Should I have a “Fire Escape Plan” for my family?
10. How Many Fire stations are in Hutchinson?
11. What is an ISO rating?
12. What is the Hutchinson Fire Department ISO rating?
13. Should I call 911 for a fire that I put out?
14. Why do your fire trucks use lights and sirens, even in the middle of the night when there is limited traffic?
15. Why does a fire truck come when I call 911 for a medical emergency?
16. I saw a City of Hutchinson fire truck at a local grocery store and a firefighter shopping for food, why do firefighters use fire trucks for non-emergency purposes while they are on duty?
17. Why do you send so many fire vehicles to a fire, especially a small fire?
18. How can I get a copy of a fire incident of fire investigation report?
19. How do I become a Hutchinson Firefighter?

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1. Are inflatables allowed at city parks or facilities?
2. How do I reserve or rent a city facility for my event?
3. How do I rent the Homebuilder's Shelter?
4. How do I rent the Rice Park Community Building?
5. How do I rent a gazebo at one of the city parks?
6. How do I rent Memorial Hall?

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1. What is a community garden?
2. Can my family create a community garden?
3. What is a residential accessory structure?
4. Do I need a permit to construct an accessory structure?
5. How big can my accessory structure be?
6. Where can I place accessory structures on my property?
7. What materials can I use for my accessory structure?
8. How many accessory structures may I have on my residential lot?
9. How do I apply online for a building permit?
10. I want to build a detached garage or carport. What do I need to know?
11. What is a site analysis for a garage or carport?
12. What building materials and processes are required for a garage or carport?
13. Do I need a paved driveway and approach for my garage or carport?
14. How wide can my driveway be?
15. Do I need a paved driveway and approach for my garage or carport if I have an existing gravel driveway?
16. What is the difference between a detached garage and a storage structure?
17. Do I need a permit for a fence?
18. Do I need a permit to repair an exsting fence?
19. Do I need a permit to replace a fence?
20. How tall can my fence be?
21. Where can I put my fence?
22. What materials are and are not allowed for fences?
23. What are the rules for putting a fence on a through lot?
24. What are the requirements for putting a fence on a corner lot?
25. What if I think my neighbor's fence is on my property?
26. What is a Land Bank?
27. How does a Land Bank work?
28. What happens to the properties in the Land Bank?
29. What is the Land Bank's accountability to the public, the taxpayer, and the neighbors?
30. How is the Hutchinson Land Bank organized?

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1. How do I file a complaint or concern?
2. What happens after a complaint is made?
3. What is not a code violation?

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1. Does the City plow all residential streets?
2. Do you only plow streets or do you salt them, too?
3. How long does it take to clear all the streets?
4. Do city workers work around the clock?
5. Why do the plows push a pile of snow onto my driveway?
6. How many snow removal vehicles does the city have on the streets during a storm?
7. Approximately how many miles of streets are plowed?

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1. What is a 'stormwater utility' and how is it different from a stormwater management program?
2. What is stormwater?
3. Why do we need to manage stormwater?
4. I own a house on a small amount of land. Why would I care about stormwater?

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1. Why Doesn't the City Put Up "Children at Play" Signs?

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1. How can I pay my bill?
2. What do I do if I am not receiving my mailed bill?
3. Why are you charging me a $30.00 disconnect fee even though I haven’t been shut off?
4. Why did my usage increase so much this month?
5. Are there any programs that can help if I am unable to pay my bill?
6. How soon can I get reconnected?
7. Where do I mail and pay the Service Line warranty of America bill?
8. Why do you charge a service fee on to pay on your website?
9. Why am I being charged if I am not using any water?
10. Why is it taking so long for you to receive my payment in the mail?
11. What is a stormwater fee and why do I have to pay it? Can I opt out?
12. Why did I get a delinquent notice and can you stop sending them to me?

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1. Where are my property lines?
2. How do I locate my water or sewer line?
3. If I build a new garage or addition onto my house, will my property taxes go up?
4. What is my property zoned?
5. What are setbacks and why do I have them?
6. What can I build or plant in the easement on my property?
7. Do I need a permit to construct a storage shed, garage or carport on my property?
8. How much does a building permit cost?
9. How big can my accessory structure be?
10. What is the maximum height for sheds, garages, shops, etc.?
11. What are the restrictions on siding and roofing materials?
12. What are the requirements for constructing a garage or carport?
13. What are the requirements for constructing storage shop buildings?
14. What are restrictive covenants?
15. Who assigns addresses?
16. Can I park my RV on my driveway?
17. Where can I park semi-trucks in the City?
18. Where can I display my vehicle for sale?
19. Do I need a permit for a garage sale?
20. Do I need a permit for a temporary retail sale?
21. Can I keep horses or chickens on my property?
22. Can I operate a daycare from my home?

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1. Are pets allowed inside the zoo?
2. I've found an injured or baby wild animal, what should i do?
3. Where is the zoo located?
4. Can I bring food and beverages to the Zoo?
5. Can I have a birthday party at the zoo?
6. When does the train operate?
7. What kind of animals are at the zoo?