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1. Is property information online?
2. Why is my deceased husband’s name still on my real estate tax bill?
3. Why is my assessment higher than the current market?
4. If I don’t agree with my property assessment, what can I do?
5. If I purchased a property after January 1, why is the previous owner’s name still on the real estate tax bill?
6. The valuation on my excise bill is too high. It is not what I paid for the vehicle.
7. The value on my excise bill is the same as last year’s, why didn’t it go down?

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1. When do I need a building permit?
2. Do I need a building permit for a swimming pool?
3. Where do I get an application for a building permit?
4. Do I need a permit for a fence?
5. Is a permit required for a shed?
6. Is a permit required for a wood stove?
7. What is carbon monoxide?
8. Where can I get a copy of the Town of Whitman Zoning Map?

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1. Do I need to sign up for programs?
2. My child wants to attend a programs that is designed for younger/older children. Can he/she attend?
3. My child won’t sit still through storytime. What do I do?
4. Why should I bring a baby to storytime?
5. I have a great idea for a program – will you do it?
6. How are these programs funded?
7. Who do I contact if I have further questions?

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1. I received my motor vehicle excise bill, however I no longer have the vehicle. Do I have to pay the excise bill?
2. I no longer own my own business, however I received a personal property bill. Am I responsible for paying this bill?
3. I received my real estate bill and the previous owner’s name still appears on the bill. When will the previous owner’s name be removed?
4. When a property is sold the Assessor’s Office receives information from the Registry of Deeds with the new owner’s information. The legal owner’s file is then updated by the Assessor’s Office and the
5. I received my Actual Real Estate Bill and the assessed value of my property seems to be much higher than it is worth in the current market. How do I dispute the assessment?
6. I have private trash collection, how do I file for an abatement?
7. Do you accept credit card payments in the Collector’s Office?
8. I tried to pay my bill online after the due date, however I was unable to do so, how do I pay online after the original due date?
9. What is the address and telephone number for the deputy collector?
10. How much does Whitman charge for a Municipal Lien Certificate?

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1. What if I want to do some work in a wetland or buffer zone area?
2. What is a Request for Determination of Applicability?
3. How do I go about filing a Notice of Intent (NOI)?
4. What happens at the public hearing?
5. What happens after the public hearing?
6. What if I just have a question about a possible wetlands issue?
7. What if I can’t get to the town hall to ask my question or get information on a project?
8. I’m interested in serving on the Conservation Commission-what do I do?
9. How do Conservation Commission members keep up with new regulations and changes?

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1. Do I need to join in order to use services at the Senior Center?
2. How old do I have to be to be considered a Senior Citizen?
3. Is there a cost for participation?
4. My parents live in Whitman and I live out of town. Can I work with someone to get services into their home?
5. Can I come to the Senior Center any day for lunch?
6. Where can I apply for Senior Housing?
7. Is there any help for me with my real estate property taxes?
8. I am having trouble with my health insurance. Is there any help available to me?
9. How will I know what activities are going on at the Senior Center?
10. I am unable to leave my home, but I need some help. Can someone come to my house?

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1. How do I contact a Town department?
2. Where can I find the answers to my frequently asked questions?

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1. Is there a parking ban during the Winter?
2. Is it illegal to push/shovel snow or ice into the roadway?
3. My Vehicle was towed by the Whitman Police Department. What do I need to do to pick up my car?
4. My Vehicle was towed by the Whitman Police Department. How can I contact the tow company?
5. I was involved in a motor vehicle accident, what do I have to do?
6. How can I get a firearms permit?
7. How can I get a copy of my criminal record for my employer?

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1. How do I dispose of my Christmas tree?
2. How do I dispose of my old TV.
3. How do I dispose of large trash items such as washing machines ,couches etc?
4. Where can I dispose of my leaves and grass clippings?

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1. What are the primary duties of Recreation?
2. What about youth sports?
3. What about the fields?
4. Who maintains the fields?
5. Who can use the town pool and what services are offered at the pool?
6. When is the town pool open?
7. What is the Danielson Buddy Swim?
8. How much does is cost to use the town pool?
9. What do you offer for swim lessons?
10. What is Swim Team?
11. What is a pool pass application?
12. How can I book an after-hours pool party?
13. What are some of the pool rules?
14. What is the Park Program?
15. What other events are commonly held or run by Whitman Recreation?
16. How does the Recreation Commission work?
17. How and when do I apply to work for Whitman Recreation?
18. How do I sign up for recreational activities?
19. How do I pay for recreational activities?

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1. How do I register to vote?
2. Where and When is the annual town meeting and election?
3. Where do I vote?
4. How do I obtain a birth, marriage, or death certificate?
5. How do I license my dog?
6. How do I apply for a marriage license?
7. How do I get a business certificate (DBA)?
8. How do I get a fishing or sporting license?
9. How can I get help with food, rent, or fuel assistance?
10. I have a large item for trash. Who should I call?
11. How can I find out what sports leagues and recreational activities are in Whitman?
12. I have a problem with a landlord / tenant. Who should I call?

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1. Am I eligible?
2. What will I get?
3. How Do I apply?
4. What documentation do I need?