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1. Can I add a pipe along the ditch in the front of my yard?
2. Can I have a Short Term Rental (STR) in my home?
3. Can I install another driveway access point at my house?
4. How can I see what is being constructed or proposed developments in an area?
5. Do I need a permit for a temporary ad banner in front of my business?
6. Do I need a permit for a shed or accessory structure?
7. Do I need a permit to install a fence?
8. Do retaining walls require a building permit?
9. How do I know if I need a permit?
10. How do I know if my permit is still valid?
11. Can I check the status of my permit?
12. Where can I locate my property lines?
13. Who approves building modifications if I live in a Historic District?
14. Who maintains the stormwater ditches?
15. Where can I obtain copies of building permits for my property?

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1. Can I get my blood pressure checked at the Fire Department?
2. Can I burn leaves in my yard?
3. How do I obtain a burn permit for inside the City limits of Columbia?
4. How do I obtain a burn permit if I live outside the City limits of Columbia?
5. How do I get a fire truck at my event?
6. How do I obtain a copy of a fire report and is there a cost?
7. How often should I change the batteries in my smoke detectors?
8. Is there a charge for a burn permit?
9. Who do I contact to arrange a fire safety presentation?
10. Who do I contact to arrange a visit to one of your fire stations?
11. What happens if I burn without a permit inside the City limits?
12. What is an ISO rating?
13. How do I obtain a patch or T-shirt from Columbia Fire & Rescue?
14. What other responsibilities do firefighters have other than fighting fires?
15. Why do we see fire department crews at the store?
16. Why do you block traffic lanes at auto accidents, sometimes more lanes than necessary?
17. Why do you send a fire truck to a medical emergency?

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1. Are Columbia City Council meetings available to the public on the internet?
2. Does the City of Columbia provide free Wi-Fi at any of its locations?
3. What does the City do with its surplus computer equipment?
4. Who is responsible for the content of the City web site www.ColumbiaTN.com?

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1. Are there fitness classes I can sign up for?
2. Can alcoholic beverages be brought to or consumed in the parks, shelters, or centers?
3. Can the disc golf course at Woodland Park be reserved?
4. How do I reserve a park shelter, field, or center?
5. How much is a membership at the Armory Fitness Center?
6. Is there a public pool in Columbia?
7. Is there RV parking available at Ridley Sports Complex?
8. What time are the Rec Centers open?
9. What time do City parks open?
10. What are the hours for the splash pad at Riverwalk Park?

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1. I don't have a computer, how can I apply for a job?
2. Can I get help with completing the online application?
3. How do I find out what jobs are available?
4. An email address is required, what if I don't have an e-mail address?
5. What if I'm interested in a position that is not currently listed?
6. Who will see my application if I submit it on your website?
7. Can I apply for more than one job at a time?
8. I missed the deadline. Can I still apply?
9. Can I apply and send my resume via email?
10. Do I have to fill out an application?
11. Will I automatically be considered for other positions once I have submitted my application?
12. How will I know that the City has successfully received my online application?
13. How can I add additional employment or education entries?
14. How do I change my address, phone, or email information?
15. Is this a secure site?
16. What do you mean by closing date?
17. What do you mean by open until filled?
18. What is the selection process?
19. How do I save my application?
20. How do I submit a resume?
21. How much employment history should I include in my application?

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1. How do I sign up for residential trash service?
2. I need more than one trashcan. How can I get an additional trashcan?
3. What are the residential trash regulations?
4. What are the do’s and don’ts of recycling?
5. When will trash be collected during the holidays?
6. My garbage and/or recycling receptacle went missing or is damaged. What do I do?
7. I am unable to pull my trash receptacle to the street due to mobility restrictions. What do I do?
8. What is the fee for trash collection?
9. I am on a fixed income and cannot afford the residential sanitation fee. What do I do?
10. How do I dispose of televisions, appliances, and other electrical items?
11. Where are the Maury County Convenience Centers located?
12. How do I dispose of tires, paint, and other hazardous items?
13. When is the 2021 Household Hazardous Waste Day for Maury County?
14. Where can I recycle glass?
15. What are the brush collection guidelines?
16. What is bulk collection?
17. How many bulk pickups do I get per year?
18. What is not collected with bulk pickup?
19. I need to dig in my yard. Who do I call?
20. How do I report potholes?
21. How do I report drainage issues?
22. How do I report a malfunctioning traffic signal?
23. How do I report a damaged street sign?

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1. How do I order a free Visitor Guide to help plan my trip?
2. How do I become a vendor at First Fridays?
3. Where can I find a list of events happening in and around Columbia?
4. How do I submit a community event for VisitColumbiaTn.com?

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1. What are the sewer rates and/or how is my sewer bill calculated?
2. My residence is on a septic system and I am being charged for sewer. Why?
3. Can I connect to public sewer?
4. Can you locate and mark the sewer lines on my property?
5. My sewer line is leaking or needs to be repaired. What is required?
6. I am having sewer problems. What do I need to do?
7. What does FOG stand for?