FAQ

Expand/Contract Questions and Answers

  • How does Gilbert determine when to obtain quotes for items vs. posting a bid?
  • Does the Gilbert Municipal code apply to Construction Contracts?
  • Do I need to be pre-qualified to submit a bid or proposal to the Town of Gilbert?
  • How does the Town of Gilbert seek out qualified bidders?
  • How do I view the results of recent bids?
  • Does the Town maintain any vendor lists?
  • Does the Town take advantage of any Cooperative Purchasing with other agencies?
  • Who at the Town of Gilbert is authorized to enter into contract with vendor?
  • Who do I contact to update Vendor information?
  • What are the Terms and Conditions associated with a Purchase Order (PO)?
  • The light is too short, it needs more time!
  • The signal cycles even when no vehicles are present.
  • There is not enough pedestrian time to cross the street! The pedestrian signal does not work.
  • Why does the light take so long to change?
  • Do you take credit card payments for license applications and renewals?
  • I work for a 501C3 non-profit organization. Do we need a business license? Do we need to pay a fee?
  • I rent commercial property in Gilbert. Do I need a business license?
  • I operate the same business in multiple locations within Gilbert. Do I need more than 1 business license?
  • I operate more than 1 business in Gilbert. Do I need a separate business license for each location? If so, do I need to pay the fee for each license?
  • I already have a Business License in Gilbert. Do I need a Transient Merchant License to participate in a special event as a vendor?
  • What if I do not have a business in Gilbert but I want to sell items at multiple events in Gilbert? Do I have to pay $15 for each event?
  • I do not have a business in Gilbert but I will be selling items at a special event in Gilbert. Do I need a Business License?
  • Do I need a TPT License?
  • What is a TPT License?
  • How do I apply for a Business License?
  • If I sell my business, is my Business License transferable to the new owner?
  • Is my Business License still valid if I move to a new location?
  • How do I cancel my business license?
  • How often do I renew my Business License?
  • How much does a Business License cost?
  • I will be peddling, soliciting, conducting roadside sales, and/or junk collecting in Gilbert: what will I need to do to before conducting business in Gilbert?
  • My business is conducted solely on the internet from my home. Do I still need a Home-Based Business License?
  • Do I need to complete a Home-Based Business Supplement if all my business activities are conducted off site, i.e. landscaping, construction, mobile services, etc?
  • What if I don’t receive my business license certificate within 7 working days?
  • How long will it take to process my business license application?
  • What's drinking water quality report?
  • What should I do if I turned on a faucet and the water coming out is discolored?
  • Why some times water coming out of my tap is brown or has sediments in it?
  • What can cause tap water to smell like bleach?
  • What can cause tap water to taste like salt?
  • What can cause the tap water to be cloudy or milky?
  • Why water is tested for total/fecal coliform only?
  • How often do you test tap water for total/fecal coliform?
  • What is E. coli? Where does it come from? How can water be treated to protect against E. coli?
  • What are total coliform bacteria?
  • How to set your water softener correctly?
  • What is the conversion factor for mg/L of hardness to grains per gallon of hardness?
  • What are the health effects associated with hard water?
  • What is water hardness?
  • Is fluoride in my drinking water safe?
  • Does the town fluoridate its drinking water?
  • Is my tap water safe to drink?
  • What I can do to avoid taste and odor in my tap water?
  • My tap water sometimes has a funny taste and smell. What's wrong with it?
  • Is my physical fitness condition a requirement?
  • Is there an opportunity for a ride-along?
  • Will I be reimbursed for travel expenses during the selection process?
  • What is a Recruit Academy?
  • What is an Intern Academy?
  • What type of education do I need to have?
  • How old do I have to be in order to become a firefighter?
  • Is Gilbert Fire currently recruiting?
  • Does the Department accommodate out-of-state applicants?
  • What should I wear to the written test?
  • Where do I turn in the application?
  • Can I retake the written test if I've already passed the written, physical agility, and oral board interviews?
  • What if I've taken the test before and failed?
  • Are there any age limits in order to become an officer?
  • When do I take the physical fitness test?
  • Do Out-of-State Lateral Officers take a written test?
  • What is an Out-of-State Lateral Police Officer?
  • What is a Lateral Police Officer?
  • How will I know if I pass the written test?
  • How long does the written test take?
  • Where Do I File Landlord/Tenant, Small Claims & Other Cases?
  • How Do I Get To The Court?
  • How do I file an ethical complaint about a judge?
  • I was dissatisfied with my attorney’s services; what should I do?
  • I was found guilty at trial; how do I file an appeal?
  • I can’t afford a private attorney; how do I apply for a public defender?
  • Can I go to Defensive Driving School to get a criminal ticket dismissed?
  • What if I need an interpreter or disability accommodation for my court date?
  • Do I need an attorney to represent me in my criminal case?
  • How do I find an attorney?
  • Protective Order Questions?
  • How to do I get my court date postponed?
  • Is jury service mandatory?
  • My license has been suspended. How do I get it back?
  • What methods of payment does the Court take?
  • I didn't make it to jail on time. What now?
  • I missed my payment. What do I do?
  • I have a warrant for my arrest. What do I do?
  • I missed by court date. What now?
  • Can I have more time to complete the defensive driving school program?
  • I want to change my court date. What do I do?
  • What items are not allowed in the court building?
  • What kinds of cases does the Gilbert Municipal Court handle?
  • Where can I obtain additional information?
  • When was the initial residential rental tax adopted by the Town of Gilbert?
  • How was the public notified of the code change?
  • What if I currently have a lease on my rental property?
  • If a landlord lives in Gilbert but only owns rental property outside of Gilbert Town limits, does he or she still need a Gilbert Tax License (TPT)?
  • My property is managed by a property management company. Can they obtain my license and file my returns?
  • My unit is currently vacant; do I still need to file a return?
  • How do I remit my transaction privilege tax (TPT) due to the Town?
  • How much is the license fee?
  • I have been renting my property since at least October 2010, how do I pay my past due taxes?
  • I have a residential rental property in Gilbert, what do I need to do?
  • What was the effective date of this change and what is the tax rate?
  • What change occurred to the Town of Gilbert Municipal Code regarding residential rentals?
  • Is the rental of residential real property taxable?
  • Is the rental of commercial real property taxable?
  • Are internet sales taxable?
  • Are sales to the Town of Gilbert taxable?
  • What if I don’t collect the tax from my customers?
  • How do I calculate my taxes due?
  • What region code and business class should I use when reporting Gilbert tax on the TPT-1 form?
  • How do I pay Gilbert tax?
  • What is the current transaction privilege (sales) tax rate?
  • What is a "Program City"?
  • How do I obtain a Transaction Privilege (Sales) Tax license?
  • How do I get a report?
  • Who can get a copy of a report?