General

General

Http://www.google.com – A great search engine!
Http://www.gazette.com – Local news, top stories, weather, business, yellow pages, employment and more.
Http://www.trailsandopenspaces.org – All the latest on Pikes Peak area and Colorado Springs trails and open space events, issues and information.
Http://movies.yahoo.com – Just enter your zip code and get movie times, locations, reviews, and more!!!!
Http://www.mapquest.com – Helpful driving directions!
 
Http://www.fotp.com – Friends of the Peak is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving, protecting and restoring Pikes Peak.
Http://www.amazon.com – A great place to buy books, music, and DVD’s.
Http://www.ebay.com – BID on ANYTHING and EVERYTHING

Local Government

 LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Http://www.springsgov.com%2fSectionIndex.asp%3fSectionID%3d49 – Specific link for Colorado Springs PUBLIC SAFETY – Fire and Police
Http://www.springsgov.com – Links to CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, BBB, PARKS, RECREACTION, CULTURE, HR, EMPLOYMENT and MORE!!
Http://www.land.elpasoco.com/ – Find out local TAX RECORDS for specific properties or street names
Http://www.springsgov.com%2fPage.asp%3fNavID%3d4277 – Colorado Springs police online address list of addresses of busted METH LABS in El Paso and Teller counties.
Http://www.pprbd.org – El Paso County Regional BUILDING PERMIT site. Check on permits drawn on specific address and their status.
Http://www.elpasoco.com/ClerkRcd – El Paso County CLERK & RECORDER for VOTING, MOTOR VEHICLE and RECORDING information
Http://www.elpasomtcp.com/ – El Paso Major Transportation Corridor Plans
Http://web.uccs.edu/geogenvs/hazards – The Colorado Geoligical Survey provides the Colorado Springs Landslide Susceptibility Map report. This sites features information and maps of other regional hazards also.
Http://www.SpringsGov.com – Learn about COS’s MIXED USE ZONING PROGRAM on www.springsgov.com. An icon on the main page directs you to the text. Mixed use zoning allows homes, businesses and shops to be blended in one area, as was done in the city’s early history.
Http://METH LAB Law Unclear Gazette 02.01.04 – Who’s is responsible for telling potential home buyers if the property they’re considering once housed a METHAMPHETAMINE drug lab? It’s unclear because state guidelines are hazy. CountyAssessor John Bass said his office is inputting the information and should be finished by 03.04. People will have to visit the office between 8:30 am-4:40 pm, Monday through Friday on the 2nd floor of 27 E Vermijo Ave. Police plan to list the addresses of METH LAB busts online and photos of those convicted.

Radon

 RADON

Http://www.radalink.com/eRadalink/ElevatedRadonLevelsAreNoCauseforAlarm.htm – If the RADON CONCENTRATION is elevated (4 pCi/l or higher), there is no cause for alarm. Find out why.
Http://www.radalink.com/eRadalink/NeedaMitigator.html – To find a qualified radon mitigation contractor near you
Http://www.epa.gov/iaq/radon/pubs/consguid.html – The U.S. EPA Consumer’s Guide to Radon

Sellers

 SELLERS

Http://www.pprbd.org – El Paso County Regional BUILDING PERMIT site. Check on building permits drawn on specific address and their status.
Http://www.inspectionone.net – InspectOne Professional Home Inspections – Click on ‘scheduling.’ You will be contacted with a price quote and the available times to best fit your needs. 719-481-5640
Http://719-520-7878 – El Paso County Solid Waste Management Permanet Househould Chemical Waste Collection Facility – open year round- Appointment Only- EL PASO and TELLER COUNTY contact for disposal of HAZARDOUS MATERIALS like paint and related products, lawn, garden and household chemicals, household products, automotive products, expired medications, fireworks, ammunition, propane cylinders
Http://Avg Value Return % Home Improvement – TwoFloridaStateUniversity professors teamed with the National Association of Realtors to survey 29,000 home sales between Jan 96 and Mar 03 to calculate the average amount each improvement added to the home’s value. Improvements that had the most return when reselling: 1. Extra bathroom (full): 24.1 % 2. Extra bathroom (partial): 15 % 3. Oversize garage: 13.8 % 4. One- or two-car garage: 12.9 % 5. Central air conditioning or fireplace: 12% 3.04

Buyer and Seller Issues and Concerns

 BUYER AND SELLER ISSUES AND CONCERNS

    Http://www.inspectionone.net – Fast track scheduling for home inspections. Click on ‘scheduling.’ You will be contacted with a price quote and the available times to best fit your needs. 719-481-5640
    http://adm.elpasoco.com/Environmental%20Division/Household%20Hazardous%20Waste/Pages/default.aspx – El Paso County Solid Waste Management Permanet Househould Chemical Waste Collection Facility – open year round- Appointment Only- EL PASO and TELLER COUNTY contact for disposal of HAZARDOUS MATERIALS like paint and related products, lawn, garden and household chemicals, household products, automotive products, expired medications, fireworks, ammunition, propane cylinders
    Http://www.cdphe.state.co.us/hm – Information regarding Househould Hazardous Waste Colorado Dept of Public Health and Environment Hazardous Materials Division 1-888-569-1831
    Http://www.bbbsc.org – BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU of SOUTHERN COLORADO phone: 719-636-1155 toll free: 866-206-1800 fax: 719-636-5078 25 N. Wahsatch Colorado Springs, CO 80903
    Http://www.pbpipe.com – POLYBUTYLENE Plumbing 1-800-392-7591
    Http://www.greatschools.net – Compare your current school with your next one.

Doctors and Hospitals

 DOCTORS AND HOSPITALS

    Http://www.helplinedatabase.com/hospital-us/colorado-colorado-springs.html – Find a hospital that’s right for you. Please note that I am not recommending any particular hospital. This is just for your reference.
    Http://www.coloradolinks.net/Colorado_Doctors/c_doctors.htm#COLORADOSPRINGS – Need help finding a doctor? Please note that I am not recommending any particular doctor. This is just for your reference.
 

School Districts

 SCHOOL DISTRICTS

    Http://www.d20.co.edu – Academy #20
    Http://www.cmsd.k12.co.us – CheyenneMountain #12
    Http://www.cssd11.k12.co.us – Colorado Springs #11
    Http://www.d49.org – Falcon #49
    Http://www.ffc8.org – Fountain #8
    Http://www.harrison.k12.co.us – Harrison #2
    Http://www.lpsd.k12.co.us – Lewis Palmer #38
    Http://www.mssd14.k12.co.us – Manitou Springs #14
    Http://www.wsd3.k12.co.us – Widefield #3
    Http://www.wpsdk12.org – WoodlandPark #RE2
    Http://www.cde.state.co.us – Colorado Department of Education
    Http://www.greatschools.net – Compare your current school with your next one.