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1. When do I dial 911? What is an emergency?
2. What if I dial 911 by mistake?
3. What if I am calling from a cellular phone?
4. What questions will the dispatcher ask me when I call 911?

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1. How do I apply for a job?

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1. How many Animal Services Officers are there?
2. When is a dog considered to be at large?
3. What can be done about stray cats that are on my property?

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1. What is a spay/neuter voucher and how can I get one?
2. Where is the shelter located and what are the hours of operation?
3. Does the shelter have a veterinarian on staff to administer rabies vaccinations to animals?

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1. Do you need a permit for a storage building?
2. Is it against City Code to have vehicles parked on the lawn?
3. What steps do I need to take to have a vehicle removed from my property?
4. How can I request additional watering hours or days?
5. Does the City of Midland Code Compliance Division remove graffiti?
6. What type of vehicles are considered to be inoperable and in violation by City Code?
7. Who is responsible for the upkeep of the alley?
8. Can you park an RV in the back yard and stay in it?
9. Can a business operate in a residential district?
10. What is considered a junk vehicle?
11. Can I put a tarp or car cover over my vehicles?
12. How many garage/yard sales are allowed?
13. Where can I dispose of yard waste, limbs?
14. Can I put my vehicle for sale in a parking lot?
15. What are Midland's current water restrictions?

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1. What is the current local and state sales tax rate?

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1. How do I obtain a fire or accident report?
2. How do I schedule a Fire Station visit?
3. Is there currently a burn ban in Midland County?
4. Does Midland Fire Department provide car seat training?
5. How do I become a firefighter with the Midland Fire Department?
6. Will the Midland Fire Department provide water for pools or tanks?

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1. What version of the International Fire Code has the City of Midland adopted?
2. Can work on my construction project begin before the plan review process is complete?
3. Can I use a BBQ grill on my porch or balcony?
4. How do I maintain a smoke detector?
5. How do I set up a fire protection system inspection?
6. What are the rules for fireworks in Midland?
7. Can a day-of fire protection system test be scheduled?
8. Can a building be occupied before the fire protection systems are tested and approved?
9. Can stock or merchandise be placed in a building before the fire protection system are tested and approved?
10. When is a Knox Box (key box) entry required on a property for emergency access?
11. Can a contractor go vertical with a building before the fire lane is installed or before the fire hydrants have been tested and approved?
12. Does the Midland Fire Department charge fees for plan submittals?

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1. What do I need when I come down there?
2. Is this where I call for food stamps?

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1. How do I file a complaint regarding sanitary conditions at a restaurant or other retail food establishment?
2. How do I file a food-borne illness complaint against a restaurant or other retail food establishment?
3. How do I go about opening my own food business?
4. Can I prepare food or drink in my home and sell it?
5. What do I need to do to sell food from my mobile unit?
6. What type of pool needs a permit?

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1. What do I need to bring with me when I come down there for an immunization?
2. How much do the immunizations cost?
3. Do you give vaccinations to people who have insurance?
4. Can my child get immunizations if they are on antibiotics?
5. Where can I find information on vaccines required for overseas travel?
6. Do you have Shingles vaccine?
7. Who can receive vaccinations at the Health Department?
8. Do you file with Medicaid and Medicare?
9. What is ImmTrac?

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1. How many houses can I connect to my septic system?
2. How do I apply for a septic system permit?
3. Does Midland County require any On-site Sewage Facility Environmental Permits?

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1. Can I get TB from someone with a Latent TB Infection / Positive TB test?
2. When will my TB screening results be available?
3. When do you conduct TB screenings?
4. How much does a TB screening cost?
5. Can I work with a Latent TB infection / positive TB test?
6. What is a Latent TB infection?
7. What is Active TB Disease?
8. What is the difference between Latent TB Infection and Active TB Disease?

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1. Can I get a copy of my birth certificate at Municipal Court?
2. When is my court date?
3. Can I get an extension to appear over the phone?
4. Can I enter my plea by phone?
5. I am 16 years old or younger, do I have to appear before the Judge?
6. I am under the age of 21 and have been charged with an alcohol related offense. Do I have to appear before a Judge?
7. I am under the age of 18 and have been charged with a tobacco related offense. Do I have to appear before a Judge?
8. How can I speak to a Judge?
9. Is the Municipal Court closed during the lunch hour?
10. Am I required to have an attorney represent me?
11. Will the Municipal Court appoint an attorney for me?
12. Can my spouse, relative or employer take care of my ticket for me?
13. What is the difference between a plea of "no contest" and "guilty"?
14. What happens if I contest a charge?
15. What is the standard fine amount assessed?
16. What forms of payment do you accept?
17. Can I make a payment over the phone?
18. Can I make a request to pay late by phone?
19. Can I attend the alcohol awareness course online?
20. Can I get a copy of my marriage license at Municipal Court?
21. How can I get an occupational license?
22. I received a ticket from a State Trooper or Sheriff's Deputy in Midland County. Can I take care of the ticket at Municipal Court?
23. Can I get a copy of my divorce decree at Municipal Court?

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1. What is the closest a well can be permitted to a house under Ordinance 8769?
2. What is the job of the Oil & Gas Advisory Committee?
3. Who approves the Oil & Gas Applications for a permit?
4. What are the allowed working hours of the drilling rig?
5. What about wells being drilled in the county?

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1. Who is eligible for a protective order?
2. What does it cost to get a protective order?
3. What types of protective orders are available?
4. What is a Magistrate’s Order of Emergency Protection? How long does it last?
5. What is a Temporary Ex Parte Order? How long does it last?
6. What is a Permanent (or Final) Protective Order? How long does it last?

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1. What is the Citizen Police Academy?
2. Who may attend the academy?
3. Is there a fee for this academy?
4. How is the Class Conducted?
5. How can information from this academy be used by the police?
6. Will the CAP improve police/community relations?
7. How can I apply to join the CPA?

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1. What is the process to become a police officer at the Midland Police Department?
2. How do I register for the next applicant testing?
3. Does Midland PD accept lateral transfers?
4. What do I need to bring for the applicant testing?
5. How long does the hiring process take for a police officer/cadet?
6. Where do I participate in the applicant testing?
7. What does the applicant testing consist of?
8. How long does the applicant testing take?
9. What are the requirements to be a police officer?
10. What are the requirements to be a police cadet?
11. Can I still be a police officer/cadet if I have been arrested?
12. What does the written applicant test consist of and where can I get a study guide for it?
13. Does the recruiting division make accommodations for applicants that live out of the state or another city during the hiring process?
14. Is there an age requirement or age cap for police officer/cadet?
15. Are military veterans able to use their GI Bill benefits during the academy?
16. Does the Police Department allow internships?
17. Who do I contact to find out more about recruiting or personnel information?
18. I am thinking of relocating to Midland and becoming a police officer. What are the living costs like?
19. After being hired as a police officer, what other steps do I have to complete?
20. If I do not pass the written or physical agility test, when can I re-test?
21. If I get disqualified during the hiring process, when can I re-apply?
22. Is there a policy on tattoos?
23. How many academy classes are held each year?
24. Where will the academy be held?
25. Is it possible to do a ride along with a police officer if I am in the hiring process?
26. What are the general duties of a police cadet?
27. What do I wear for my interview?
28. Do I have to live in Midland when I start at the police academy?
29. Are there positions available at the Midland Police Department other than a police officer/cadet?
30. Is there opportunity for advancement in civilian positions at the Police Department?

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1. Where can I watch CityTV?
2. How do I request a public record?

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1. How do I file a claim?
2. Does the City handle claims for work injuries for non-City employees?
3. Do I need to file a claim in person?
4. How long does it take to process a claim?
5. What should the public do if they observe an unsafe condition?

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1. How do I report a street- or drainage-related emergency?
2. How do I report missing Traffic Signs or Traffic Signal malfunctions?
3. How do I report a Street Light outage?
4. How do I report sight triangle or visibility obstructions?

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1. What is the cost for testing?
2. What is Total Coliform?
3. How do I get started on receiving testing?
4. What requirements are associated with sampling?

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1. Why do I have low water pressure?
2. What do plumbers mean when they reference the "city side" of the sewer line?
3. I have water coming out of my meter box. What should I do?
4. Why do I have discolored water coming from my faucet?

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1. Why does Midland have water restrictions?
2. Where does Midland get its water?
3. What are Midland's current water restrictions?
4. How can I request a variance from current water restrictions?
5. Can I use sprinkler system, soaker hose, drip system, hand held hose, etc.?

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1. What is the hardness of Midland's water in grains per gallon?
2. My bathroom smells like rotten eggs after I run water from the faucet. What's the cause?
3. Where can I find information on the City of Midland’s water quality?
4. What is the City’s average chlorine residual in the distribution system?