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What is the court's mailing address?
31 N. Green Street Brownsburg, Indiana 46112
Who do I call for a Utility billing issue?
Contact the Utility Billing Office at 852-1102. Our hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Where is the Brownsburg Court House located?
Brownsburg Town Court is located at the northeast corner of Hwy 136 (Main St.) and SR 267 (Green St.), inside the Brownsburg Police Department. We are across the street from Walgreens. Public parking and entrance is on the west side of the building.
How can I keep points from going on my driving record?
The Hendricks County Prosecutor's Office offers a deferral program for those who qualify. You will need to contact that office at 317-745-9283 for more information. If your ticket was issued as a local ordinance violation, you will need to contact the town attorney at 317-237-3978. There are also several BMV approved defensive driving courses available. Refer to the defensive driving link for more information.
I received a ticket in Hendricks County but I have misplaced it. How do I find out where my ticket is filed?
There are three town courts and one superior court in Hendricks County that tickets are filed in. You will need to call each of the numbers below to determine which court has your ticket on file. Brownsburg: 317-852-1192 Avon: 317-272-5478 Plainfield 317-838-3710 HC Clerk: 317-745-9231
I wasn't pulled over in Brownsburg. Why do I have to pay my ticket at Brownsburg Town Court?
If you were pulled over in Hendricks County your ticket can be filed in one of several courts. Although there is some limitation, officers are typically allowed to choose which court their tickets are filed in. It is not unusual for someone to be ticketed in Plainfield but have to respond to Brownsburg Town Court.
What day/time is court held?
Court is held on Wednesdays at 1 PM (there is no court on the 5th Wednesday of the month). Doors open for check-in at approximately 12:30 PM. We do not hold court any other day of the week. Night court is held once a month at 6 PM.
If all cases are scheduled at 1:00 p.m., how do I know when my case will be called?
The Judge calls cases at his own discretion. Do not ask to have your case called first. Everyone needs to arrive on time and expect to be present in court until 4:00 p.m.
Who do I contact if my water is discolored?
Contact the Utility Department at 852-1102, a work order will be created for the Water Field Office.
How do I activate current or new Utility services for my home or apartment?
We will need a copy of your drivers license, a copy of your lease agreement (if renting), and a meter deposit is required. The utility application is a available online, under "Forms and Applications," or we have them available in the utility office.
Does the Utility Department accept payment arrangements?
The Utility Department will work with customers who are having problems paying their bill. You must call and make arrangements before the due date. Arrangements need to be reasonable, so that the account does not get too high or too old. Once the water has been shut off, it is too late to make arrangements.
When are Utility bills issued?
Utility bills are sent out between the 1st and the 5th of each month.
When is the due date for Utility bills?
Bills are due between the 17th or 20th of each month; it varies depending what day the bills went out.
How do I schedule a meter set?
Permits are required and fees must be paid prior to installation. Contact the Utility Department 24 hours prior to scheduling an appointment. A water meter deposit is required before an appointment can be scheduled.
Where is the Utility Department located?
Our office is located at 61 N. Green St. Brownsburg, IN 46112. Located inside of the Town Hall, on the first floor.
How do I pay my Utility bill online?
Credit card payments can be made online through a third party, Official Payments. There is an additional $4.95 processing fee. The Town of Brownsburg does not receive any portion of the service fee. Visit Brownsburg Utility to set up an account.
What do I do if I have a sewage odor in my home?
During dry weather, the traps in your drains/sinks can dry out allowing gases to be released into your home. This often seems to happen with basement drains. Try adding some water to all of your drains. If the odor does not go away, If it is during normal business hours, please call the Wastewater Treatment Plant at 852-1114 or the Utility Billing Office at 852-1102. You will need to actually speak to a person to ensure that your sewage issue is addressed - do not leave a message. If it is after hours, please call 911 and they will dispatch the appropriate personnel. Be prepared to provide your name, telephone number, and address.
What items/products should not be flushed down a toilet or sink?
There are many items that should not go down your drains. Please do not put household hazardous waste, anything plastic, toys, anything metal, oils/greases, cat litter, or baby wipes down your drain. The household hazardous waste can endanger lives and upset the treatment plant processes when dumped down the drain. The other items listed can cause blockages in your sewer lateral, the sewer main, or damage pumps/motors. These items are ultimately screened out at the treatment plant and put in the trash. So please plan on recycling them or disposing of them in your trash at home. Thank You!
What is inflow?
Inflow is the water that enters a sanitary sewer system as the result of connections that allow stormwater or snow melt to enter the sanitary sewer system. In Brownsburg, the majority of the sanitary sewers and stormwater sewers are operated separately. If someone in one of these separated areas connects their gutters or sump pumps to the sanitary sewer instead of the storm sewer, it could cause flooding and backups of the sanitary sewer system. Furthermore, it is illegal to connect stormwater into the sanitary sewer system.
What size classification is Brownsburg's Wastewater Treatment Plant?
The Brownsburg Wastewater Treatment Plant is considered a large facility with a Class III classification determined by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management. The current average daily design capacity is rated at 3.5 million gallons per day.
Can I pay my traffic violation ticket online?
Some violations may be eligible for online payment. To determine if you are eligible to pay your violation online, visit our online payment site, https://publicaccess.courts.in.gov. Please note that all credit card payments are subject to additional processing fees. If you feel the total due is incorrect, please contact the court before making a payment. Refunds will not be authorized.
What is the official URL of Brownsburg Police Department?
The official website URL is www.brownsburgpolice.org.
Does Brownsburg maintain my sewer lateral?
Sewer laterals are considered private lines in Brownsburg. Therefore, it is the property owner's responsibility to maintain the sewer lateral from the sewer main to their house. Tree near the sewer lateral will send out roots that can penetrate pipes and cause line blockages. This is especially prevalent in clay lines. Lateral cleaning should be completed on a regular basis. Sewer laterals do not last forever and will need replaced.
What is the correct procedure to follow if there is sewage overflowing into the street or my home?
If this occurs during normal business hours, please call the Wastewater Treatment Plant at 852-1114, or call the Utility Billing Office at 852-1102. You will need to actually speak to a person to ensure that your sewage issue will be addressed. Leaving a message will not address the issue. If this occurs outside of normal business hours, please call 911 and they will dispatch the appropriate personnel. Be prepared to provide your name, address and phone number.
What should I do if I hear an alarm or see a flashing light at a sewage lift station?
If this occurs during normal business hours, please call the Wastewater Treatment Plant at 852-1114 or call the Utility Billing Office at 852-1102. You will need to speak to a live person to address the issue. Leaving a message will not address the issue. If it is outside normal business hours, please call 911 and dispatch will address the appropriate personnel to fix the matter. Be prepared to provide your name, address and phone number. Many of the lift stations are connected to a wireless alarm system. Please do not attempt to stop the alarms. If the audible alarm has not been stopped by town personnel within 30 minutes, please call again to verify that someone has responded to the alarm.
What do I do if my drains are draining slowly?
If this occurs during normal business hours, please call the Wastewater Treatment Plant at 852-1114 or call the Utility Billing Office at 852-1102. You will need to speak to a live person to ensure your problem is addressed appropriately. Leaving a messing will not address the issue. If this occurs outside normal business hours, please call 911 and they will dispatch the appropriate personnel. Be prepared to provide your name, address and phone number. Please check your sewer system first to verify that your lateral is working properly. There could be charges applied to your utility bill for call outs on a private lateral issue.
I have a lateral that wyes with a neighbor. Who is responsible for sewer repairs and maintenance?
If the blockage failure is upstream of the wye on your lateral, you are responsible for clearing the line. If there is a failure at the wye or further downstream, it will be in the best interest for all parties to work together and repair the line.
When is it necessary to have a grease trap?
Any commercial establishment that prepares food should have a grease trap. This also includes any commercial business and catering service activity conducted within a residential or commercial-zoned property.
What are possible sources of inflow?
Inflow sources include gutter and downspout connections, catch basins, foundation/crawl space sump pumps, patio drains, and field tiles.
Should I disconnect my inflow sources?
Yes, sources of stormwater and inflow should be routed to the nearest stormwater outlet in your area. Alternatives to reducing stormwater discharges into combined sewer areas where separate stormwater sewers do not exist include installing rain containment systems (rain barrels) or rain gardens.
What happens if I do not maintain my sewer lateral?
A sewer lateral that is not maintained will likely fail and back up onto your property, which can cause damage and is a health issue.
Does Brownsburg have combined sewers and overflows?
Yes, Brownsburg has combined sewers in the older sections of Town. Brownsburg also has one permitted combined sewer overflow channel that can discharge partially treated, mixed-stormwater and sanitary sewage into White Lick Creek. Brownsburg completed a storage tank in 2010 to reduce the likelihood of combined sewage overflows in the future.
Who do I contact if I have low water pressure?
Contact the Utility Department at 852-1102, a work order will be created for the Water Field Office.
Where can I find the zoning for a property?
You can find the zoning ordinance by clicking on this question and clicking the link in the see also section that says "Brownsburg Zoning Ordinance".
Do I need a permit to put up a sign?
You can find the Sign Standards in the Town's Municipal Code,which is linked in the "see also" section of this question, Search "sign standards" in the Quick Search box and the ordinance number is 155.295
Where can I find the Town's Code of Ordinances?
There is a Quick Link on the Town website home page. There is a box on the right hand side next to the events calendar. There is a link titled "Municipal Code" in that box.
Why haven't I gotten a call from the PD saying that my request for a ride-a-long has been approved or denied ?
We try to process these requests in the order they are received which could be anywhere between 7 to 14 days. If you have any questions about the status of your request please contact 858-6005.
What is the schedule outline for the reserve officer process?
Any questions regarding hiring should be directed to Chief of Support Services at 317-852-1106.
What time does the Brownsburg Police Department open?
The Brownsburg Police Department is a 24hr operation. The administrative offices are open 7:30am to 4:00pm Monday through Friday. Administrative offices are closed on holidays.
What are the requirements to becoming a police officer for the Police Department?
Minimum Requirements - Police Officer All persons seeking employment with the Brownsburg Police Department, as a law enforcement officer must: 1.Be a United States citizen; 2.Be a resident of Hendricks county or a contiguous county of Hendricks County, Indiana or become a resident within one (1) year of employment; 3.Be at least twenty-one (21) years of age and comply with PERF age requirements. 4.Possess a valid Indiana Driver's License; 5.Have a high school diploma or GED, with official transcripts obtained. 6.Successfully complete all required training as established by the Indiana Law Enforcement Training Board 7.Never have been convicted of a felony or currently under indictment for any criminal offense; 8.Never been convicted of any family violence offense; 9.Not be prohibited by state or federal law from possessing firearms or ammunition; 10.Be subject to a thorough background investigation and personal interviews by Brownsburg Police Department personnel; 11.If served in the armed forces of any country, demonstrate stability, reliability, & integrity, by having an Honorable or General Discharge. Acceptance of a General Discharge is dependent upon honorable circumstances and a letter of explanation must be attached to the application. 12.Have never had a commission or law enforcement officer license denied by final order or revoked; 13.Not be currently on suspension, or have a voluntary surrender of a law enforcement license currently in effect; 14.Demonstrate reading and comprehension skills in the English language through interviews and written testing; 15.Demonstrate honesty and integrity, by successfully completing pre-employment background investigation, truth verification testing and drug testing; 16.Demonstrate good general medical health as determined by a medical doctor, who is licensed by the Indiana State Board of Medical Examiners, and physical performance testing; 17.Be declared in satisfactory psychological and emotional health by a psychologist, who is licensed by the Indiana State Board of Examiners of Psychologists; and 18.Be fingerprinted and subjected a search of local, state, and national records and fingerprint files. 19.Agree to and execute the Police Officer Training Agreement as directed by the Board of Police Commission wherein the new hire agrees to reimburse the department for training expenses incurred during their first thirty-six months of employment if separation were to occur within that timeframe and under circumstances where repayment would be applicable.
How do I pay if I have been sent to collections?
You must either pay in person or mail in a money order directly to the court. You can also contact Capital Recovery Systems to pay directly through them. They can be reached at 1-800-693-6835 or online at www.caprecsys.com.
If I come to court, do I have to pay my fine that day? Can I set up a payment plan?
No, we do not accept partial payments, but the Court can give you time to make your full payment at a later date.
What is the penalty for missing a court date or not paying?
There is a $25 late fee for all tickets not paid by the date assigned by the court, and any unpaid fines and court costs will be sent to an outside collections agency for action. Further, if you fail to pay your ticket or fail to appear at your court date, the Town Court will notify the BMV to suspend your driver's license.
How is the stormwater Utility calculated?
Equivalent Residential Units (ERUs) are used to assess the Stormwater Utility. It was determined that the average residential lot has a total of 2,900 square feet of impervious surfaces. An impervious surface is any surface that prevents water from penetrating the ground. Examples include buildings, driveways, parking lots, concrete surfaces, paved areas, gravel areas, tanks and any other features that do not allow rainfall to soak into the ground. The average square footage of impervious surface area is known as an equivalent residential unit. Each residential property within the Town is charged for one ERU per month at a pre-defined rate. Non-residential properties are also charged based on the amount of impervious surface on their property. The total amount of impervious surface area on a non-residential parcel of land is divided by 2900 square feet (one ERU) to determine the number of ERU's associated with a given parcel. These properties are then charged a pre-defined rate per ERU per month. For example, a commercial property with 11,600 square feet of impervious area would be charged for 4 ERUs (11,600 sq. ft. /2900sq.ft.) and would pay a monthly stormwater utility fee of four times the residential rate. The Town's authority for collecting the Stormwater Utility is found in Chapter 56 of the Town of Brownsburg's Code of Ordinances and Indiana Code 36-9-23.
What services will I receive as a result of the stormwater utility, How are the stormwater utility funds spent?
The Stormwater Utility is designed to provide a broad range of services related to stormwater quantity and quality such as public education, storm system maintenance, inspections, management, reducing the amount of stormwater pollution associated with illegal connections and discharges and public drainage improvements throughout the Town. These services might not directly affect your individual site at a given time, but these services must be broadly funded from all parcel owners within the Town to collectively have a positive effect on stormwater and water quality.
Who has to pay the stormwater utility?
All properties within the Town of Brownsburg are subject to the stormwater utility.
I pay drainage fees to Hendricks County. Do I have to pay the stormwater utility fee as well?
Yes. Town residents currently paying ditch or other assessments to Hendricks County will continue to pay for those assessments. The Hendricks County Surveyor's Office is responsible for the maintenance of County Regulated Drains, even when they are within the Town. Monies from the County Regulated drain assessments are paid solely to the County for management of regulated drains under their jurisdiction. Monies from the Stormwater Utility is solely for the management and maintenance of Town owned and operated stormwater facilities, infrastructure, and programs.
How do I prepare for sewer cleaning?
Residents should receive a sewer cleaning notice that explains what to expect while their sewers are being cleaned. Some simple tips to keep in mind are to close toilet lids, remove sewer clean out caps, and make sure the sewer vent is working properly. Sewer cleanings are usually done in a day but sometimes may take more due to sewer conditions.
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