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Adopt an Open Space or Park

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1. Who is eligible to adopt an open space or park?
2. How often does one have to volunteer each year?

Animal Control

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1. Does my dog have to be on leash when we go for a walk?
2. Can my cat roam in the neighborhood?
3. My neighbor's dog barks constantly. What should I do?
4. Do I have to license my dog?
5. I was bitten by an animal. Should I report the incident?
6. My pet is lost. What should I do?
7. I found a stray or feral cat. What should I do?
8. Does the City of Lafayette have a Pit Bull ban?
9. How many dogs and/or cats can I own as a Lafayette resident?
10. I have an unknown critter living in, under or around my house. Will the City remove the animal for me?
11. There is a skunk/raccoon in my window well. What should I do?
12. Can I trap nuisance wildlife on my property?
13. I found a dead, wild animal on my property. What do I do?
14. I found a bat in my house or around my property. Should I be concerned?
15. I saw a coyote or fox in my neighborhood. Should I be concerned?
16. I saw an injured wild animal. What should I do?
17. I found a snake on my property. What should I do?
18. I have a bee hive on my property. Will the City remove it for me?
19. What do I do with deceased wildlife found on private property?

Building

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1. How do I apply for a building permit?
2. How do I apply for a contractor license?

Building - Inspections

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1. What type of work requires an inspection?
2. What is a Certificate of Occupancy? And do I need one?

City Administrator

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1. How can I schedule a time to meet with the city administrator?

City Clerk

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1. When are City Council meetings held?
2. Where are City Council meetings held?
3. How do I register to vote?

Code Compliance

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1. Where do I apply for a backyard chicken license?
2. Is a permit required for a banner or temporary sign?

Community - Senior Services

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1. Where is the GO Services located?
2. How do I register for a program, class, trip, or special event?

Community Gardens

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1. When do plots become available for use?
2. Is water available at each garden?

Contractors

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1. How do I rent a hydrant meter?
2. What are the stormwater rules?

Economic Development

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1. Does the city offer economic development incentives for new retail projects or businesses that provide primary jobs?
2. What is the makeup of the city’s Economic Development Team?

Festival Plaza

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1. May I reserve Festival Plaza for a private event (birthday party, wedding, etc.)?

Finance

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1. How do I connect or disconnect my water service?
2. I have a bill from Laramie, WY. What is it for?
3. How do I get a business license?

Fire

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1. I have a bill for Ambulance Services. What do I do?
2. Do you perform baby car seat checks?
3. My smoke or CO detector is beeping, but nothing is wrong. Why is it beeping?
4. Are fire pits or chimeneas allowed?

Fire - Portable Fire Extinguishers

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1. Should you fight the fire?

Friends of the Lafayette Library

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1. How do I donate books and other items?
2. What types of items do the Friends accept?
3. How do my donations help the Library?
4. Are my book donations tax-deductible?
5. Can I attend a Friends Board Meeting?
6. Questions?

Historic Lafayette

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1. Are there restrictions related to demolishing a building or structure that is 50 years or older?
2. If my house is designated as a local landmark, does that mean I have to make it look more historic?

Households

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1. Where can I dispose of my yard waste?
2. Who do I call if I suspect a water leak in my home?

Human Resources

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1. How do I apply for a position?
2. What City of Lafayette positions are currently available?
3. Where can I get a paper employment application?
4. How do I stay informed about future job openings?
5. Can I attach a resume, cover letter, transcript, or other document to my applicaiton?
6. Am I required to answer the questions on the Affirmative Action Affidavit?
7. What happens after I apply for a position?
8. How can I check the status of my application?
9. What benefits does the city offer to full time employees?
10. What benefits does the city offer to regular part time employees?
11. How does the City hire police officers?
12. What is the hiring process for seasonal positions at the Bob L Burger Recreation Center, The Indian Peaks Golf Course, the La Mont Does Outdoor Pool, and Waneka Lake Boathouse?

Human Resources - One Lafayette

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1. How can I donate to One Lafayette?
2. What is One Lafayette, and why should I care?
3. How do organizations complete applications for grants, Essential Community Resource Funds, or Special Project Grant awards?

Human Resources - Volunteer

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1. Does the city check the backgrounds of its volunteers?
2. Does the City “hire” interns?

Lafayette Public Library

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1. How do I get a library card?
2. How do I find a specific item in your collection?
3. How do I download e-content?
4. Do you accept book donations?

Maps & Forms - Parks, Open Space & Golf

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1. Where can I pick up a Parks, Open Space & Trails map?
2. How do I get approval to access a city owned property?
3. Where can I find online applications relating to parks & open space?

Municipal Court

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1. How much is my ticket going to be?
2. I was told I could pay my ticket on line, but its not working.
3. 2014 Court dates

Oil and Gas Issues

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1. Do companies have a right to drill within the City?
2. How does approval for oil and gas activity occur?
3. What is the purpose of a Special Use Review?
4. What is hydraulic fracturing (or "fracking")?
5. Are drilling and fracking the same thing?
6. How can "fracking" affect ground water?
7. What chemicals are used in "fracking"?
8. Can the City force co-location of wells?
9. What are the City's setback requirements for new wells?
10. How many wells are within the City?
11. Once a well is capped, can it be reentered?
12. What is the surface owners' rights related to oil and gas extraction?
13. When purchasing property, are the mineral rights included?
14. Can an existing non-fracked well be fracked without additional approval?
15. Can the City provide input for new wells proposed near the city limits?
16. How are well locations determined?
17. Who, at the government level, is involved in approving oil and gas extraction?
18. What rights does the City have regarding the regulation of oil and gas extraction within the City?
19. What would a moratorium prevent and what would it allow?
20. It appears the chemicals used in fracking have changed over the years. Why has this occurred?
21. Do air, noise and visual mitigation requirements apply?
22. Has there been a study on how trucks will impact public roads? Who will pay for the repair work needed on these roads?
23. How will the City regulate air pollution from the dust, vehicles, trucks, compressors, etc.? Who will monitor the pollution?
24. Is there a way to know which chemicals are used in fracking specific wells?

Open Space

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1. How do I report a wildlife issue?
2. How do I report a maintenance issue on a trail?
3. Where can I find information about the September 2013 flood damage to local trails?
4. What is the City's prairie dog managment policy?

Open Space Trails

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1. Where can I pick up a Parks, Open Space & Trails map?
2. How do I report a problem on or with a trail?
3. When will Coal Creek and Rock Creek trails be opened?

Open Space Volunteers

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1. When is Arbor Day?
2. When is Open Space Day?

Parks, Open Space, and Golf

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1. Where can I find information about the September 2013 flood damage to local trails?
2. What is the City's prairie dog managment policy?
3. What is Emerald Ash Borer beetle?
4. How do I report mosquito problems?
5. How do I rent a park shelter?
6. How do I make a field reservation?
7. How do I rent a garden plot?

Parks, Streetscapes & Cemeteries

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1. How do I report a problem in a city park?
2. Who do I speak to about cemetery plots at Lafayette Cemetery and Coal Creek Cemetery?

Planning

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1. How do I find out what the zoning is on my property?
2. What is planned for the vacant property near my residence?
3. What should I do when I receive a public hearing notice?

Police

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1. Do I need to register my bicycle with the city?
2. How can I get speeders in my neighborhood to slow down?
3. I purchased a pellet/BB gun in Lafayette, can I use it in Lafayette?
4. How can I get a home security survey?
5. Can I get legal advice from the police department?
6. Are motorized "go-peds" or "pocket bikes" legal in the city?

Recreation Department

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1. How do I reserve a park shelter?
2. How do I book the tennis courts at LaMont Does or Whitetail Parks?
3. Can I register for classes over the phone?

Snowplowing

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1. How do I know if my street will be plowed?
2. Why doesn't the city plow residential streets after every storm?
3. Why do the plows cover over the areas I just shoveled?
4. I have questions about the snow and ice control program

Stormwater

The Employment Process

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1. What jobs are available?

Trash Services

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1. What day is my trash and recycling picked up?
2. How do I set up or change my trash and recycling service?
3. How do I dispose of my hazardous waste?
4. What items does the Hazardous Materials Management Facility accept or not accept?
5. How do I dispose of my yard waste?
6. Where can I take electronics?
7. How do I dispose of old tires?

Urban Renewal

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1. If my property is in an Urban Renewal Area, do I need approval from the urban renewal authority before I make aesthetic changes to my property?
2. Where are Lafayette’s Urban Renewal Areas located?
3. Is the use I am considering for my property permitted within the Urban Renewal Areas?
4. What has the urban renewal authority accomplished since its inception in 1999?
5. How is the urban renewal authority funded?

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