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1. Is this the correct department to obtain a building permit or request an inspection within city limits?
2. I live in the rural area of Black Hawk County and I have a concern with the roads?

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1. What is domestic violence?
2. What can I do if l am abused?
3. What is an order of protection?
4. Do I qualify for an order of protection?
5. How do I file a criminal charge?
6. What happens when I go to the courthouse?
7. How long will the order of protection be in effect?
8. What can I do if the order is violated?
9. If convicted, what penalties will the abuser face?
10. How do I drop a No Contact Order issued in a criminal case?
11. When can I meet with a Judge about the No Contact Order?
12. Where can I get more information?
13. What do I do in an emergency?

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1. Bridges ~ How many bridges are in Black Hawk County?
2. Building Permits ~ How do I get a building permit in the County?
3. Ditches ~ Who owns the ditch?
4. Ditches ~ Who maintains the ditches?
5. Ditches ~ Can I burn leaves, branches and garbage in the ditch right of way?
6. Ditches ~ What are agricultural buffer strips?
7. Ditches ~ How can I help to keep the ditches from silting in?
8. Driveway ~ Who pays for the driveway entrance?
9. Driveway ~ What is the policy for widening an existing driveway entrance or installing a new field drive?
10. Driveway Permit ~ How do I obtain a new residential driveway entrance application?
11. Dust Control ~ How do I get dust control for my road?
12. Dust Control ~ Who pays for these applications?
13. Roads Maintenance ~ How often are the shoulders mowed by the County?
14. Road Maintenance ~ Why can't rock be placed on the roadbed first thing in the spring?
15. Roads ~ How many miles of roads and ditches are in Black Hawk County?
16. Septic ~ Septic System and Well Water Questions?
17. Signs ~ Who do I contact for a 911 sign?
18. Snow Removal ~ I live on a private road (or drive). Will the County plow my road?
19. Snow Removal ~ Is it illegal to push snow from yards or driveways leaving snow in the roadway?
20. Snow Removal ~ When are the snowplows out?
21. Snow Removal ~ When will my road be plowed?

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1. How do I apply for a food license
2. What are your STD Clinic Hours
3. What do private well water owners need to know?
4. How can I get my well water tested for free?
5. How do I get to the Health Department?

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1. What is I-Smile™?
2. Who does I-Smile™ help?
3. What does I-Smile™ do?
4. Why are these services important?
5. How do I contact I-Smile™?

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1. Can I apply for any position at any time?
2. I’ve submitted my application, now what?
3. Can I submit a resume instead of an application?
4. How do I apply for a position as a Deputy Sheriff?
5. How do I apply for a position in the Conservation Department?
6. How do I apply for a Civilian Dispatcher Position?
7. Are Internships, Co-ops or Seasonal Work Available?
8. What are some frequently requested application that are not County Positions?

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1. How much does the plan cost?
2. Does everyone in my family need an individual card?
3. Can I use this card to get discounts on my pet’s medications?
4. I just received my card. Can I use it right away?
5. I’ve lost my card. How can I get a replacement?
6. Can I use my card to get discounts on over-the-counter products and non-prescription medications?
7. How is this prescription discount program different from traditional prescription insurance?
8. Can I use my prescription discount card with my current insurance benefit to reduce my costs?
9. What pharmacies accept the card?
10. How much will I save?
11. Will I always receive the lowest price?
12. Can I find out the discounted price of my prescriptions before going to the pharmacy?
13. Why did the price of my prescription change since the last time I purchased the prescriptions?
14. The brochure says I can save an average of 20% on my prescription medication. Will I save 20% on all my medications?
15. What is a specialty pharmacy and what kinds of service do they offer?
16. What drugs are offered through specialty pharmacy?
17. What is Mail Service?

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1. What property tax credits are available for Veterans?

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1. How do I contact the Federal VA?
2. How do I know if I qualify for Veterans benefits?
3. Where can I call for a ride to the VA Hospital in Iowa City?
4. What is the telephone number for the VA Clinic in Waterloo?
5. What is the telephone number for the VA Hospital?
6. Where is the Iowa Veterans Home?
7. When does the Commission of Veteran Affairs meet?
8. How do I get a copy of my DD-214 (military discharge report)?
9. What property tax credits are available for Veterans?

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1. I am a college student. What are my options for voter registration and voting?
2. How do I register?
3. How do I know if I am already registered to vote in Black Hawk County?
4. Where will my voter identification card and other election materials (including absentee ballots) be mailed?
5. I moved from the dorms to an apartment. Do I need to update my address?
6. I am already registered in another county in Iowa. Can’t I just go to the polls on campus?
7. Where do I vote?
8. Do I need to bring ID to the polls?