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1. What is Alert Andover?
2. What does "reverse 911" hybrid mean?
3. If more than one person registers an address, will we receive multiple Alerts?
4. I received an Alert, now what?

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1. Why are building codes important?
2. What is the process for obtaining a permit for commercial, industrial, institutional or multifamily construction?
3. Where can I obtain a plot plan?
4. What forms are available for download?
5. What are the current codes which are applicable to construction work performed in Andover?
6. What should I consider when hiring a Contractor to do work on my property?
7. What are the consequences of not complying with code requirements?
8. Is there anything I should specifically look for in homes built before current codes were enacted?
9. What are the concerns and process associated with building a residential deck?
10. Is a permit required for roof replacements?
11. If a house has foundation or settlement problems, what are the concerns and procedures to remedy the problems?
12. When is a Contractor’s license required for a Contractor to perform work for a property owner or tenant?
13. How does a Contractor licensed in Andover access the Andover Permit and Inspection tracking software, MyGov?

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1. What are City Hall hours?
2. What is the current sales tax in Andover?
3. Can I drive my ATV/Golf Cart/Utility Vehicle on City Streets?
4. How do I find the zoning of a piece of property?
5. Where is Andover Kansas?
6. What is the City of Andover Property Tax Rate?
7. When are City Council Meetings?
8. Is the City of Andover hiring?
9. Who is on the City Council?
10. What options do I have to pay my utility bill?
11. How do I find what my specials are?

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1. Does the Environmental Officer respond to every complaint?
2. Why is it taking so long for my complaint to be addressed?
3. How can the City tell me what I can do with my property that I personally own?
4. If I am contacted by the Environmental Officer regarding a violation, can I know who complained about my property.
5. Can the Environmental Officer give a citizen another property owner’s name and/or provide assistance with contacting that property owner?

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1. Why does a fire truck come when you call for an ambulance?
2. Why does the Fire Department bring the fire engine just for a simple inspection?
3. Why do firefighters break out windows and cut holes in roof during a fire?
4. What are the Fire Department Hours?
5. Can I get my blood pressure checked?
6. Why do you block traffic lanes at auto accidents?
7. Why am I not supposed to drive over a firehose?
8. Why do I need to keep weeds and bushes away from fire hydrants on my property?
9. How do I schedule a Fire Drill?
10. What if I smell Gas in my home?
11. Why do firefighters work 24-hour shifts?
12. Why do we see fire department crews at the store?
13. What other responsibilities do firefighters have other than fighting fires?
14. What should I do when I see or hear an emergency vehicle coming towards me when I'm driving?
15. My smoke detector is chirping, what does that mean?
16. How often should I change the batteries in my smoke detectors?
17. Does the Fire Department fill fire extinguishers?
18. Can I have recreational fire in my backyard?
19. How much do I have to pay if a Fire Truck responds to a fire at my property?

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1. Will I have to pay court costs even if I don’t go to court?
2. Does your court offer community service if I don’t have the money to pay my fine?
3. How soon will I get my Driver’s License reinstated after I pay my fines?
4. What Plea Options Are Available?
5. What is 'Arraignment'?
6. How may I appeal my verdict?
7. What should I do if I have a warrant?
8. How do I pay for a fine or fee?

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1. How many officers does the Andover Police Department have?
2. What are the minimum qualifications to become a police officer for Andover.
3. What hours are the police department open?
4. What is the curfew in Andover?
5. Where and how can I pay for a ticket?
6. Does this police department permit citizens to ride with police officers?
7. What can I do about traffic concerns in my neighborhood?
8. How do I get a Protection from Abuse (PFA) or a Protection from Stalking (PFS) order?
9. What are the rules for restricted driver’s licenses?
10. I have an old cell phone that no longer has service can I still call 9-1-1?
11. Why do I sometimes get asked to hold when I call 911?
12. Do we provide fingerprinting services to the Community?

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1. Can I volunteer and recieve community services hours?

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1. Isn't stormwater runoff natural and harmless?
2. How can I get involved?
3. What kinds of pollutants are found in the stormwater system?
4. What is NPDES?
5. Does the City have to follow the same rules?
6. Is it okay to wash or sweep leaves, grass, soil, and/or other natural elements down the storm drain?
7. Why should I care about what goes down the storm drain?
8. What Is Soil Erosion?

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1. Do the traffic signals on 159th Street East belong to the City of Andover?
2. Does the City of Andover repair water leaks?
3. Does the City of Andover install driveway culverts for free?
4. When is the City going to fix the big cracks on my street?
5. The snowplow piled snow in front of my driveway. When is the City going to remove it?