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Sustainable Neighborhoods Fort Collins
New in 2019! The Sustainable Neighborhoods Program is an opportunity for residents to join together to boost the environmental and social strength of their community. Neighborhoods earn credits toward certification by organizing workshops, projects, and events that enhance the livability of their neighborhood, connect neighbors, and reduce residents' ecological footprint. Learn more!
The program is intended to help foster positive relationships and a sense of community pride through engagement and inclusion of neighbors. Typical grants range from $150 - $500 to support sustainable neighborhood events, workshops, and projects that bring neighbors together. Find more information online at https://www.fcgov.com/neighborhoodservices/grants.php.
Block Party Trailer
New in 2019! The Block Party Trailer, a "party in a box", is available for free for your community event on weekends from May-September. The trailer includes street blockades, tables, yard games, and more! An inflatable movie screen and projector are also available along with the Block Party Trailer or as a separate resource for your community movie night.
The Block Party Trailer is booked for the 2019 season and no more requests can be accepted. The inflatable movie screen is still available for several weekends through September. To request the movie screen and projector contact TlNQcm9ncmFtc0BmY2dvdi5jb20= with the date, time, and neighborhood for your event.
**Carry case dimensions and weight for movie screen and projector:
25"H x 24"W x 39"D - 85 lbs
Lemonade Stand Summer 2019 Neighborhood Tour
The City Lemonade Stand will make surprise, pop-up appearances in neighborhoods around Fort Collins where City staff will serve up free ice-cold lemonade and chat with neighbors about City services, projects, or neighborhood issues. The City Lemonade Stand is also a mobile art piece, designed and fabricated by local artist, Todd Kundla, giving residents opportunities for whimsical interactions with the lemonade stand itself.
The City Lemonade Stand will be staffed by City departments, law enforcement officers, safety personnel, elected officials, and partner organizations to meet neighbors where they are and introduce a new way to directly communicate with City employees and decision-makers. If you would like to meet us, visit the neighborhoods on the tour schedule below and walk around the neighborhood to find our surprise location.
*Lemonade Stand visits may be CANCELED due to weather*
Lemonade Stand Summer 2019 Neighborhood Tour
Aug. 17 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Willow Springs
Sept. 7 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Parkwood East
How do I File a Nuisance Complaint?
The City of Fort Collins Has developed Access Fort Collins as an easy way to send your questions, service requests and comments directly to staff.
Follow the link below to find "Nuisance Reporting" in the topic list. There you will see answers to frequently asked questions about many common nuisance topics. To report a nuisance complaint through the system, select the appropriate topic under nuisance reporting and then submit your request.
By using Access Fort Collins, citizens can be assured that their problem will be reported to the appropriate department.
You may also call the Nuisance Hotline at 970-416-2200 during business hours (9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday).
Access Fort Collins
Access Fort Collins is an easy way to send your questions, service requests and comments directly to staff. You may also call our nuisance hotline at 970-416-2200.
Questions About Development Proposals In Your Neighborhood?
If you've received a letter or seen a yellow sign about a neighborhood meeting or a hearing for a development proposal in your neighborhood and have questions, we can help. There are several online resources to learn more about neighborhood meetings, other upcoming events, and how you can participate in development review.
If you have questions, Sylvia Tatman-Burruss, the Neighborhood Development Review Liaison, at 970-224-6076 or c3RhdG1hbi1idXJydXNzQGZjZ292LmNvbQ==.
Neighborhood Connections Program
Help make your neighborhood healthier, safer, and happier! The Neighborhood Connections program is designed to strengthen our communities by connecting people within their neighborhood, across neighborhoods, and with the City services that support you where you live. Join us for a Core Education class series and earn grant funding for a neighborhood event, or join a monthly Continuing Education event to learn about topics including housing affordability, development review, grants, and more. Find out more at: https://www.fcgov.com/nc
Animal Control Enforcement
Several animal control ordinances were changed to civil infractions from criminal misdemeanors. These code changes lessen the severity of the penalty to more accurately fit the “crime.” With the new codes, people in violation will get a civil citation with an immediate fine versus a possible criminal record, fines, and jail time. These changes also make enforcement quicker and easier with the goal of gaining compliance and relief from problems as quickly as possible. Common violations include: animal at large (off-leash), animal disturbance (barking dog), animal waste removal/pick-up, and any animal license/rabies vaccination violations. For more info, please visit the Larimer Humane Society.
Intended to be a summary of state statutes and local ordinances, this handy guide will help inform Fort Collins landlords and tenants about many of the rights and responsibilities they each have in a legally binding contract. Information contained in this handbook does not constitute legal advice. Visit fcgov.com/Landlords.
Occupancy Limits & Enforcement
Visit fcgov.com/occupancy to learn more about our occupancy limit and how it is enforced. Here you can also find disclosure statements and occupancy investigaton forms.
Vibrant Neighborhoods Grant
How would a City-funded project help make your neighborhood an even greater place to live and work?
The Vibrant Neighborhoods Grant is a progressive and innovative program which offers funds in support of neighborhood projects that are envisioned, developed, and driven by the residents and local stakeholders through a collaborative process.
For more information, visit www.fcgov.com/vng.