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City of Siloam Springs
P.O. Box 80
Siloam Springs, AR 72761
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Code Enforcement officers will evaluate the welfare of the animal first. If the animal's welfare is acceptable, we advise the owner concerning the complaint and ask that they take measures to quiet their animal(s). Code Enforcement keeps records of all complaints. The complaining party may fill out a barking dog incident log. Code Enforcement may not issue a citation for a plaintiff without a a barking dog log entry to appear in court with the defendant and citing officer.
You must have a current annual rabies vaccination certificate from a licensed veterinarian for each dog and cat. State law requires an animal to be at least 3-months old.
Furnish or mail the rabies certificate to our office located at 1300 East Ashley with the annual fee of $5 for each altered animal or $10 for each intact animal. You must show documentation of spay or neuter to receive the $5 fee. The registration and identification tag will be mailed to you within 10 working days.
Citizens over the age of 62 or with disabilities who possess altered animals are required to register their animals, but are exempt from paying the fees. You are required to attach the registration tag to your dog's collar. Cats are not required by law to wear registration tags, however we highly recommend this since a tag is provided and it is the best way to return a lost cat to it's owner.
Adoption fees for dogs range from $61 - $94; for cats $41 - $66. Fees are dependent on the type and gender of the animal.
You may bring an animal to the shelter that you have found. However it is safer and easier for us to transport the animal to the shelter for you. This also helps in returning the animal to its rightful owner.
Yes you can receive a citation for your animals if they are in violation of one of our city codes. Please refer to Chapter 10 of the Municipal Code
Yes you may have both inside city limits. However chickens cannot be within 100 feet of another residence. For goats you must have ½ acre per 2 goats. Larger livestock requires 1 acre per 2 animals.
Yes we can. We help in removing squirrels, raccoons, groundhogs, opossum and snakes. We do not help with bees and birds. We also are not able to go into attics or crawl spaces. We use live traps to catch the animals.
For re-roofing only, you are not required to get a permit. If you are changing rafters or any part of the structure, yes you will need a permit.
Yes, fence permits are required. Here are the guidelines to build a fence: https://library.municode.com/ar/siloam_springs/codes/code_of_ordinances?nodeId=MUCO_CH102ZO_ARTVGEUSST_S102-80FE
As long as you are not changing the structure of the home a building permit is not required.
A home owner that resides in the home or a licensed contractor.
All decks attached to the home or that are taller than 30 inches do require a building permit.
An accessory building that is 200 sq ft or smaller does require an accessory building permit. If the structure is bigger than 200 sq ft, a building permit is required.
The City of Siloam Springs currently has building, plumbing, mechanical, demolition, and accessory building permits.
Plans are needed for all changes to the original structure that may affect the structure.
Yes, a homeowner can be the general contractor (if the home is his/her primary residence) with the understanding that all rules and regulations set forth by the City of Siloam Springs and the State of Arkansas according to the building codes are to be followed and that the homeowner is ultimately responsible for the work that is done.
Permits are good for 1 year. If your permit is expired, please contact the Building Inspector at 479-373-6466.
Yes, a permit is required when any type of work is done that affects the city water supply.
No, you do not need a permit for this type of work.
We do, however, to be informed of updates to your complaint we will need contact information.
Garage sale permits are issued at the Community Development office located at 410 N. Broadway Street. Garage sale permits are required per city code 22-201. The cost is $5 per permit.
Dogs require daily exercise. Large dogs require a large, fenced-in-yard.
Pets depend on people for daily attention and affection. Young pets require time for house breaking, training and feeding. Are you gone from home all day? Do you frequently travel? What will you do with your pet during those times?
The Police Department is staffed 24/7. Administrative offices are open Monday through Friday, excluding Holidays, from 8a.m to 4:30p.m.
The Siloam Springs Police Department responds to, and investigates crimes which occur within the city limits. If the crime occurred within the city limits you will need to contact us at 479-524-4118 for non-emergencies. For emergencies please dial 911.
If the crime occurred outside the city limits you will need to contact the Benton County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center at 479-273-5530. For all emergencies please dial 911. Additional information may be found at the Benton County Sheriff's online resource.
Due to COVID, we will not be administering fingerprints at this time.
Incident and accident reports may be obtained in person at the Siloam Springs Police Department from Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; or via e-mail at email@example.com ;or by calling Records at (479) 524-4118 x5012. Active investigations will not be released until the completion of the investigation. To request a report please access the Records Division.
If you believe or have been advised that the Police Department has recovered your property, please call the Evidence / Property Custodian at 479-524-4118, ext. 2217, or via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org to make an appointment.
To obtain an order of protection you and the person you are filing against must be at least 18 years or older and meet one of the following criterias:
And you must believe you are in immediate danger of physical violence. You must be able to explain what the abuser has done to you; physically and/or threats of physical violence.
If you received a citation from a Siloam Springs Police Officer please contact the Siloam Springs District Court at 479-524-4947 or visit the online resource.
Payments can be made by mail; PO Box 80, Siloam Springs, AR 72761, or in person at the Siloam Springs District Court. Address: 410 N. Broadway, Siloam Springs, AR. Hours of Operation are Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. For more information please call (479) 524-4947.
Accepted to turn in are: Prescription Medications, Over-the-Counter Medications, Prescription Patches, Prescription Ointments, Vitamins, Samples, Medications for Pets, and RX Creams.
NOT Accepted to turn in: Hydrogen Peroxide, Inhalers, Aerosol Cans, Ointments (Lotions or Liquids), Needles (Sharps), Medication from Businesses or Clinics, and Thermometers.
Yes, you may request extra patrol of your residence by calling (479) 524-4118.
The Siloam Springs Police Department only employs full time sworn personnel.
For minor and emergency repairs such as patching potholes, flooding, cleaning drainage ditches, gutters, inlets and culverts, call the Street Department at 479-524-6554. Call 479-524-5136 to request more extensive repairs such as overlay, reconstruction or correction of major drainage problems. Staff will investigate each request and recommend the project for inclusion in the appropriate maintenance or capital improvement program.
All state highways (16, 59, 412, and 43) are maintained by the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department. For questions or problems regarding county roads, contact the County Road Department. This department works in close cooperation with other city departments, utility companies, and other agencies. If you need assistance or have a question, you can obtain the fastest service by contacting the appropriate office listed in the assistance and problem-reporting resource.
The name(s) on the application will be the only person(s) to obtain account information once it is set up. NO information will be given out to anyone but the account holder(s), besides the amount due and when it is due.
Payments can be made by mail; PO Box 80, Siloam Springs, AR 72761; in person with cash, check, money order, cashiers check, Visa, Mastercard or Discover; by drop box at City Hall 400 N Broadway; or online at Xpress Billpay
Yes, the City of Siloam Springs has an online service provider Xpress Billpay.
The Utility Office does offer payment arrangements. They can be made before services are disconnected by contacting the Utility Billing office at 524-5136 option 1. The NWA community also offers other assistance. Click the link below to view a list.
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Services are subject to be shut off for non-pay on the 11th day past the original due date.
Your first bill will more than likely be prorated base charges with very little usage or just prorated base charges.
You can complete the application in as far advanced as you would like. Applications for connecting, disconnecting, or transferring service that are turned in before 12:00 PM (noon) can be serviced the same day. Applications turned in after 12:00 PM (noon) will be serviced the next business day, unless a later date is requested.
The city has 2 billing cycles. Depending on where you live within the city will depend on your due date. Your bill will either be due the 9th or the 25th.
A late fee will be added to your next bill the day after your due date.
If services have been disconnected, the full amount past due will be required plus reconnect fee of $50.
No, online payments CANNOT be accepted if you are past your last day to pay or have been shut off.
No, If you use Xpress Billpay, and you are transferring services, you will need to log onto your existing account and ADD your new account number. You can delete your old account after the final bill is paid.
The water you use doesn't go away. Whatever goes down the drain ends up at the treatment plant. While the plant effectively removes settled and organic materials, it is not designed to remove certain chemicals and metals. When toxic chemicals are dumped or rinsed down household drains, they pass through the system largely untreated and end up in the creek where they may threaten sensitive aquatic life.
In addition, anything that goes down a storm drain goes directly to creeks and streams, eventually passing untreated into the Illinois River.