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How can I get a copy of a birth certificate, death certificate or marriage certificate?
How can I get information about the environmental background of a property or if any hazardous materials are located in a certain area?
How can I find the location of a well or underground/above ground storage tank on my property?
Where can I find information about a privilege license or business permit?
What is the City of Greensboro's current tax rate?
How can I get a copy of my divorce record?
How do I request a copy of a police report?
How do I request a criminal background check?
How can I get a copy of a Greensboro police incident or vehicle accident report?
Where can I get a copy of a criminal search warrant?
How can I get a copy of a City Audit report?
How can I get a copy of a City Council meeting agenda or minutes?
How can I get a copy of the City's adopted budget?
How can I get a copy of an IFYI report?
How do I calculate my City of Greensboro annual tax bill?
How do my City of Greensboro taxes and user fees compare to other North Carolina cities?
How is the City of Greensboro's tax rate allocated?
Q: How can I get a copy of a birth certificate, death certificate or marriage certificate?
A:
The City of Greensboro is not the custodian of these records. Obtain a copy of these records through Guilford County’s Vital Records website.
Q: How can I get information about the environmental background of a property or if any hazardous materials are located in a certain area?
A:
Visit the Guilford County Environmental Health website or call 336-641-3771.
Q: How can I find the location of a well or underground/above ground storage tank on my property?
A:
Visit the Guilford County Environmental Health website or call 336-641-3771.
Q: Where can I find information about a privilege license or business permit?
A:
Information about privilege licenses can be found on this Web page and for business permits, visit this page. If you are not able to find the business license you are looking for, then you may submit a PIRT request for it.
Q: What is the City of Greensboro's current tax rate?
A:
63.25 cents per $100 valuation
Q: How can I get a copy of my divorce record?
A:
The City of Greensboro is not the custodian of these records. Contact the Guilford County Clerk of Court’s Office at 336-412-7300 to obtain the record.
Q: How do I request a copy of a police report?
A:
Police reports can be obtained 24 hours a day from Watch Operations (located at Police Headquarters, 320 Federal Place). The phone number is 336-373-2496. Learn more.
Q: How do I request a criminal background check?
A:
Visit www.greensboro-nc.gov/BackgroundCheck for all the details.
Q: How can I get a copy of a Greensboro police incident or vehicle accident report?
A:

You can get public copies of incident reports and vehicle accident reports through the Police to Citizen (P2C) website. If you are unable to find a specific record, you may file a PIRT request for it.

You may also get copies 24 hours a day from Watch Operations located at Police Headquarters, 100 Police Plaza (320 Federal Place on your GPS). The phone number is 336-373-2496. Learn more.

Q: Where can I get a copy of a criminal search warrant?
A:
The best place to get a copy of a criminal search warrant is from the Guilford County Clerk of Courts Office. After a warrant is executed, the Greensboro Police Department (GPD) returns the document to the clerk. GPD would have these records in its possession only if an officer made a copy for reference. You can place a PIRT request for a criminal search warrant, however it may take some time to obtain a copy. The best way to get a copy is through the Guilford County Clerk of Courts Office.
Q: How can I get a copy of a City Audit report?
A:
City audit reports are posted here.
Q: How can I get a copy of a City Council meeting agenda or minutes?
A:
City Council meeting agendas, minutes and videos are posted here.
Q: How can I get a copy of the City's adopted budget?
A:
You can find a copy of the budget here.
Q: How can I get a copy of an IFYI report?
A:
IFYI memos, send from the City Manager's Office to City Council, can be found on the left column of the City Manager's Office Web page.
Q: How do I calculate my City of Greensboro annual tax bill?
A:

The formula for calculating a property owner’s tax bill is:
    Tax Value of Property divided by 100, multiplied by City tax rate

Ex: What is the City tax bill for a property with a tax value of $150,000? 
    150,000 ÷ by 100 = 1,500
    1,500 x .6325 = $948.75 tax rate

Q: How do my City of Greensboro taxes and user fees compare to other North Carolina cities?
A:
The City's Budget and Evaluation Department prepares an annual report that compares the typical household costs for a City resident to those from other North Carolina peer cities. The report can be found here: www.greensboro-nc.gov/ManagementStudies.
Q: How is the City of Greensboro's tax rate allocated?
A:
58.72 cents for General Fund (traditional services such as police, fire, refuse collection)
  3.34 cents for Transit Fund (Greensboro Transit Authority)
    .69 cents for Nussbaum Housing Partnership Fund (housing and homelessness support and
         prevention programs) 
    .50 cents for Economic Development Fund (support for City Council-directed economic development
         initiatives)