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Neighborhood Resources

Omaha is home to many neighborhoods that are full of history and unique character. The strength of any neighborhood is an engaged population that works together for a better community. There are many active neighborhood associations in Omaha that are continuously working to keep their neighborhoods vibrant. Use the tools below to become active an engaged in your neighborhood!

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  Report and Issue

If this is an emergency, please call 911. Otherwise you can report an issue via the City of Omaha's Omaha Hotline website. Here you can report issues such as road conditions, code violations, trash pickup, graffiti, and more. 

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Other Emergency Contact Information

Below is other contact information for issues not covered in the above reporting application.

If you smell GAS evacuate the area and call 911 or the Metropolitan Utilities District (MUD) Emergency After hours number at 402-554-7777MUD

If you see a WATER, leak please contact MUD at 402-554-7777 MUD.

For Power Outagesdowned power poles or power lines contact OPPD Emergency/Outage: 1-800-554-OPPD (6773)OPPD

If you see down power lines Move Away! Down power lines are an Electrocution Hazard and can result in death or serious injury.

If there is any other issue not covered on this page please feel free to call the Mayor's Hotline at 402-444-5555.

  Neighborhood Association Directory

The Neighborhood Association Directory contains up-to-date information provided to the City by neighborhood associations and community groups.  The city uses the directory to notify registered neighborhood associations of pending Zoning changes and Planning Board actions occurring within a registered neighborhood association's boundary.  Only registered neighborhood associations will be notified.  Information about events and program opportunities of interest to neighborhoods and community groups is sent to all groups in the directory.

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We have NEW Update and Applications forms. 

To Update your group's information, please use the Existing Neighborhood Group Update Form

To use the Update Form, enter your address or group's name in the search bar.  A pop-up will appear with group names.  Select the appropriate name.  An update form will appear with the information currently on record.

If you are applying to form a NEW Neighborhood Association or Community Group please use the New Group Application 

(Please note - The Directory is published bimonthly and updates must be received by the 25th of the month for inclusion in the next directory.  However, updates to information are updated continuously to allow for accurate Zoning and Planning Board notifications which occur monthly.)

Just starting a Neighborhood Association?  Check out this great "How To" handbook for Neighborhood Associations (published by City of Lincoln, Urban Development Department)

For assistance with the application process or neighborhood questions, please contact Chris Wayne at 402-444-5150 x2016 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Manny Cook at 402-444-5150 ext 2012 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

  Neighborhood Association Vs Homeowner's Association

What is the difference between a Neighborhood Association and a Homeowner's Association?  A neighborhood association is formed by a group of neighbors and is voluntary.  It may or may not collect dues, and may or may not follow the boundaries of a subdivision.  It is typically focused on social activities and creating a sense of community.  A homeowner's association (HOA) is formed as a legal means to enforce covenants, membership is required of all homeowner's in the subdivision, and its boundaries only involve the subdivision.  Social activities may exist if the HOA board is inclined to organize.  Dues are mandatory and the HOA has legal authority to enforce covenants.  Sometimes a homeowner's association also forms a neighborhood association, but they are distinctly different in their functions and purpose.  If you have questions about a homeowner's association or its covenants, please contact the Register of Deeds at (402) 444-7159.

  Neighborhood Resources

Neighborhood Watch or Business Watch

Parks & Recreational Activities

Visit Your Library

License Your Pet

  Neighborhood Association Lookup

The Neighborhood Association Lookup tool will identify a neighborhood association for a street address. Click below to find your neighborhood association.

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