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Aircraft Assessment

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1. Is aircraft in Nevada Subject to taxation?
2. Who must file an aircraft appraisal declaration with the Assessor?
3. What is the purpose of the declaration?
4. When may an aircraft owner expect a personal property tax bill?
5. How is the tax amount computed?
6. How do I obtain an aircraft appraisal declaration?
7. Where can I obtain assistance in completing the aircraft appraisal declaration?

Building Department

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1. Why do you need a building permit?
2. What sort of work do I need a permit for?
3. What is the cost of the required permit?
4. Who may obtain a building permit?
5. At what times during construction is an inspection required?
6. What procedure do I follow when I need an inspection?
7. What are the parking requirements for my project?
8. What are the landscaping requirements for my project?
9. Do I need a permit to place a sign on my building or property?
10. How long is a permit valid?
11. How many copies of my building plans will I need to turn into the Building Department?
12. How long will it take for my plans to be reviewed by the Building Department?
13. Do I need a permit to build a shed?

Business Licenses

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  • Can I run a business from my home?
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  • I have a small operation, is a business license required?

Capital Projects & Engineering

Child Support FAQ

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1. What does the Churchill County District Attorney's Child Support Division do?
2. If I apply for child support services through Churchill County Child Support Division, are there fees for your services?

Child Support FAQ - Direct Deposit

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1. How do I choose direct deposit?
2. What fees will I have to pay if I choose direct deposit?

Child Support FAQ - Establish A Court Order

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1. Who can recover child support?
2. How does the physical custodian of minor children get court ordered child support from the non-custodial parent?
3. Do I need an attorney to obtain a child support order?
4. Extended protection order
5. What if I was never married to the father/mother of my child?
6. How is the amount of child support determined?
7. How long does the obligation to pay child support last?

Child Support FAQ - Modifications

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1. Can an order for child support be changed?
2. Even though child support was ordered, the non-custodial parent is making payments. How can I enforce an order for child support?
3. Modifications

Child Support FAQ - Nevada Debit Card

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1. What fees will I have to pay if I receive the Nevada Debit Card?
2. Will the card say that it is child support money?
3. My credit is bad. Can I still receive a Nevada Debit Card?

Child Support FAQ - Paternity

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1. What is paternity establishment?
2. Why is establishing paternity important?
3. When is paternity genetic testing necessary?
4. How is paternity testing done?
5. Who pays for the testing?
6. What if the father or mother is not 18 years old yet?

Child Support FAQ - Payment Options

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1. How do I receive my payments?
2. What is the Nevada debit card?
3. What is direct deposit?
4. What choice is best for me?

Code Enforcement

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  • Why am I assessed fees and fines?

County Commissioners

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1. Can I speak with one of the County Commissioners?
2. How do I get on the Commissioners' Agenda?
3. How do I access Commissioners' records?
4. Can anyone serve on the County Appointed Boards and Commissions?
5. How do I get a copy of the Churchill County Code?
6. How do I file a Nuisance Complaint?

Criminal Division

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1. How do I report a crime?
2. Once a crime is reported, what happens?
3. What is the jurisdiction of the Churchill County District Attorney’s Office?
4. Who decides what charges to file and how do they make the decision?
5. If I get a subpoena, do I have to go to court?
6. If I am subpoenaed and I miss work to attend court, will the District Attorney pay for lost wages?
7. Why am I a witness? I didn’t see the crime happen?
8. As a witness, do I have to talk in front of the defendant in court?
9. I was the victim of a crime. How can I find out the status of the case, the name of the defendant, and the defendant’s next court date?
10. I am a victim of a crime and I want to drop the charges. Can I do that?
11. What if I need an interpreter?
12. I am a defendant in a case and I can't seem to get in touch with my lawyer. Can I speak to your office?
13. Can I obtain a restraining order against someone. Will the DA's Office do this for me?
14. How can I get my property returned in a criminal case?
15. How long will I be at court as a witness?

District Attorney

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1. Once a crime is reported, what happens?
2. Who decides what charges to file and how do they make the decision?
3. If I get a subpoena, do I have to go to court?
4. Why am I a witness? I didn't see the crime happen.
5. How do I report a crime?

Emergency Managment

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1. How can I find out about emergency measures in Churchill County?

GIS

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  • Can I get a copy of your GIS data?
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  • I need a different map than what is available on-line. How can I get one?

Human Resources

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1. How do I apply for a job?
2. Can I submit an application if there are no current openings?
3. When can I drop off application materials?
4. If I mail my application, will it be considered on-time if it is post-marked by the deadline?

Justice Court

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1. What form of payments does the court accept?
2. Does this court handle divorce, custody, or child support cases?
3. What should I do if I do not agree with a citation I received?

Juvenile Detention Center

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1. How secure is the detention facility?
2. Why do some youth need to be detained?
3. Will it just be a detention facility?
4. What are the advantages of having the detention facility in our community?
5. What criteria are used to determine if a youth is to be detained?
6. How long can individual youth be detained in the Detention Facility?
7. How will the facility maintain control of the youth who are detained?
8. Are the youth allowed visitors?
9. If you are not a parent or guardian, can you visit?
10. How are juveniles released?
11. Can I tour the facility if I am over 18 years of age?
12. Can I bring my child on a tour of the facilty?
13. Can I drop my child off at detention to teach them a lesson?

Land Divisions

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  • Can I divide my property?
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  • What steps must be taken to divide a piece of property?

Land Use, Zoning & Land Development

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  • What is the zoning on my property?
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  • What can I do on my property?
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  • What is the Transfer of Development Rights Program?

Manufactured Homes

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1. How do I contact Nevada Manufactured Housing Division?
2. Are manufactured homes considered to be real or personal property?
3. Must my entire tax bill be paid at once on my manufactured home?
4. When must I pay taxes on my manufactured home and when do they become delinquent?
5. Must I go in person to pay my tax bill?
6. What happens if I have the installment option and wish to sell my home before the next tax payment?
7. What happens is I buy a manufactured home on which the taxes are not paid?
8. Should I wait for a tax bill?
9. Where can I get a title changed on a manufactured home?
10. Does the Assessor's Office assess travel trailers and recreational vehicles?

Parks & Recreation

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1. How do I sign up for a program?
2. What programs does the Parks and Recreation Department offer?
3. Is camping available at the Churchill County Fairgrounds?
4. Are there jobs available with the Parks and Recreation Department?
5. Can I rent a building at the Churchill County Fairgrounds for an event?

Personal Property

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1. What is personal property?
2. What types of business personal property are exempt from taxation?
3. Who must file a business personal property declaration with the Assessor?
4. What is the purpose of the declaration?
5. When may a business expect a personal property tax bill?
6. How is the tax computed?
7. How do I obtain a business personal property declaration?
8. Where can I get assistance in completing the business personal property declaration?

Planning Department

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  • Does Churchill County have a zoning ordinance?
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  • Is my property in the flood zone?
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  • Who do I contact for address verification?

Real Property

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1. What is "real property" or "real estate"?
2. How does the Assessor determine taxable value of real property?
3. What is the appraisal methodology according to Nevada Law?
4. How can my property taxes go up if my property values go down?
5. Why did my abatement go away?
6. What if you disagree with the value the Assessor places on your property?
7. Property tax exemptions:

Recorder

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2. How do I fill out the name field in browse our files?
3. How do I search a certain document type?
4. How do I search section, township and range?

Roads

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1. Why doesn't the county maintain all the roads in Churchill County?
2. Are my property taxes or registration fees used to fund the County Road Department?
3. Who needs an encroachment permit?

Tax Abatement

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1. Who is eligible for the 3% tax cap?
2. What is capped by the legislation?
3. How does the tax cap affect my exemption?
4. Why did my bill go up by more than the prescribed cap from last year’s bill?
5. What if my tax bill did not increase by the amount of the corresponding cap?
6. What if I rent out a room in my primary residence?
7. What if I rent out my guesthouse?
8. Is the land my manufactured home sits on eligible for the 3% cap on taxes?
9. Why did I receive an owner occupancy card?
10. How do I qualify for a 3% tax cap for rental property?
11. What if I run a business in my primary residence? Does my property still qualify for the 3% tax cap?
12. What if my primary residence is on the same parcel as my business?
13. What if I sell my home or purchase a new home?
14. I received the 3% tax cap, why did my assessed value go up by more than 3%?
15. Can I apply for or change my cap over the phone?
16. Do all owners of a given property have to sign the post card?
17. I have multiple properties owned by a trust that the trustees live in. Will the 3% tax cap apply to these properties?
18. Was my tax rate capped by this legislation?