KLLCB

Here you will find frequently asked questions related to maintaining a clean community. If you do not find an answer to your question here, please contact the KLLCB office.

Also available is our Clean Community Guide. This Guide provides additional information on how you and your neighbors can work toward a clean community, including quality of life ordinances, information on pet waste, illegal signs, and wood piles.

Frequently Asked Questions

KNB Litter Hotline

If I see someone littering from a vehicle, where do I report it?

To report someone who has littered visit the Keep Nebraska Beautiful Litter Hotline or call 877-665-4887. You will need the license plate number, description of the vehicle, and the time and location the littering occurred. You can also contact the KLLCB office. For more information see the City of Lincoln Municipal Code on littering, chapter 8.22.

Garbage Problems

I have a garbage problem in my neighborhood. Who do I call?

Call 402-441-8020. For more information see the City of Lincoln Municipal Code on garbage, chapter 8.32.205.

Tires

Where do I take my old tires or tires that I no longer need?

For information about tire recycling and disposal options see the City of Lincoln’s Waste Reduction & Recycling Guide (page 7) or contact the KLLCB office.

Smoking in parks

Can citizens smoke in public parks?

Smoking in parks is illegal. For more information visit: Lincoln- Lancaster County Health Department’s Health Promotion & Outreach Tobacco Prevention and Education webpage, call 402-441-6225, or email hpo@lincoln.ne.gov OR Lincoln Parks & Recreation Play Tobacco Free webpage, call 402-441-7847 or email parks@lincoln.ne.gov.

Household Hazardous Waste

I have household hazardous waste, what do I do with it?

To find out how to store, manage, and dispose of household hazardous waste properly, please visit the Household Hazardous Waste page or call 402-441-8021.

Property Upkeep

Who do I contact if there are rundown buildings on my neighbor’s property?

Inadequately maintained housing may be in violation of the City's Quality of Life Ordinances and the Building and Safety Department is in charge of handling these complaints. To make a complaint about inadequately maintained housing please call the Neighborhood Hotline at 402-441-6300 or visit the City’s Action Center to file a complaint. For more information see the City of Lincoln Municipal Code on Unsafe Structures & Equipment, chapter 21.05.160.

Abandoned Vehicles

Who do I call about abandoned or junk vehicles?

To report an abandoned or junk vehicle call the non-emergency police line at 402-441-6000. For more information see the City of Lincoln Municipal Code on Keeping of Hazardous Vehicles Unlawful; Exceptions, chapter 8.02.020.

Weed Control

Snow Removal

Who do I contact if my neighbor is not clearing the snow from their sidewalk and driveway?

For more information on snow removal see the City of Lincoln Municipal Code on Public Property & Public Ways City, chapter 14.80, or call 402-441-7541.

City Service Request

How do I contact different City departments about questions or complaints I have?

To submit a request for help from a City agency, visit the City of Lincoln’s Action Center and fill out the request form.

Graffiti

Who do I contact if I see graffiti or if it is found on my property?

To report graffiti please visit theCity Action Center, or contact the KLLCB office. For more information see the City of Lincoln Municipal Code on Graffiti Abatement,