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1. What is Spokane Valley's sales tax rate?
2. Can we pay our property taxes at the City?
3. How are property taxes calculated?
4. How do I start a business in Spokane Valley?
5. How can I get on the City's Vendor List?
6. How can I bid on City projects?
7. What is the City’s total budget?
8. How can I get a copy of the City’s budget?
9. Where does the City get its money (what are the revenue sources)?
10. What is the General Fund and what is it used for?
11. Are there other funds beside the General Fund?
12. What types of expenses does the City have?
13. Does the City have controls or limits on spending?
14. How much debt does the City have?
15. What is the process for preparing and updating the budget?

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1. Do I need a City Business License?
2. What are the criteria for a home business?

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1. When may sites be reserved?
2. How can I reserve a shelter or ball field?
3. May I reserve by phone?
4. What if it rains?
5. How do I know my reservation has been made?
6. Do I need an amplified sound permit?
7. What if I must cancel?

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1. Why does Spokane Valley charge a fee for false alarm response? Don’t my taxes cover this?
2. How is the recovery fee determined?
3. Can I opt out of the program?
4. Can I appeal an assessed recovery fee?
5. Is the False Alarm Reduction Program operated locally?
6. What payment options are available?
7. Where does the money go?
8. Where do I find more information?

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1. How do I get a copy of a police report?
2. Who do I talk to about paying a traffic ticket?
3. Who is assigned to my case?
4. How do I obtain a concealed weapon permit?
5. I have questions about no-shooting areas.
6. How can I find out if someone is in jail?
7. How do I get back my property that was seized by the police during an investigation?
8. I think there was a Police helicopter in my neighborhood. What was going on?

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1. When must I clear the sidewalk?
2. How long do I have to clear the sidewalk?
3. Can I push the snow into the street?
4. Can the city provide resources to help me clear my sidewalk or driveway?
5. How much snow/ice can accumulate before I receive a fine?
6. How frequently will I be fined if I don’t remove the snow?
7. How much is the fine?
8. Where does the money from the citation go?
9. If I see a sidewalk that is not being cleared of snow and should be, what can I do?

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1. When will my street get plowed?
2. What streets are included in the primary routes?
3. What streets are included in residential routes?
4. My street isn’t on one of the maps above. Who plows my street?
5. Why doesn't the plow driver lift the blade so there isn't a berm left in my driveway?
6. Why does the City of Spokane Valley not use gates on plows?
7. How long do I have to clear the sidewalk?
8. Can I push the snow into the street?
9. How much snow/ice can accumulate before I receive a fine?
10. How frequently will I be fined if I don’t remove the snow?
11. How much is the fine?
12. Where does the money from the citation go?
13. What resources are available for those who physically cannot clear their sidewalks?
14. Are there still fines for those physically unable to clear sidewalks?
15. Why does the City of Spokane Valley not use gates on plows?