Big Thompson Creek Homeowners Association

Lincoln, NE

Big Thompson Creek Homeowners Association - Lincoln, NE

FAQ

Pets

What should I do if my neighbor’s dog’s barking has become a nuisance?

  1. Speak with the dog’s owner and let him/her know that there is a problem.
  2. Discuss the problem with other neighbors and encourage them to speak with the dog’s owner.  Peer pressure works.
  3. Report the problem to Animal Control: (402) 441-7900.
  • Be a good neighbor.  Dog owners, please keep your dog’s barking under control.

Lawn

I would like to put up a fence.  What do I need to know?
  • Fencing shall be constructed with finished side facing the lot line.
What should I do if my neighbor has overgrown weeds?
  1. Speak with your neighbor and let him/her know there is a problem.
  2. Discuss the problem with other neighbors and encourage them to speak with the neighbor who has the overgrown weeds.
  3. Submit a weed complaint form.
  • Be a good neighbor.  Please keep your lawn looking nice.

Sheds

I would like to put up a shed.  What do I need to know?
  • Sheds shall be constructed of compatible and similar materials and be of similar design as the dwelling. They shall not exceed 120 sq.ft. or more than 10ft. in height and shall not be located in the front or side yard setback or within 5ft. of any lot line.

Snow

What are my responsibilities for snow removal?

  • City ordinance requires property owners to clear snow and ice from the entire width of sidewalks, ramps, and curb cuts by 9 a.m. the day following the end of the snow storm.
  • It is illegal to push or blow snow into or on any street, alley or sidewalk. Violators are subject to a fine.
  • Be a good neighbor. Clear your sidewalks so that your neighbors can walk on them.

What should I do if snow has not been removed from my street?

  • The City’s policy is to plow residential areas after four or more inches of accumulation and only after the emergency snow routes, arterial roads, and city bus routes are cleared.
  • If snow has not been removed from your street, please call 441-7644. Jon Camp, District 2 City Council member, and/or Scott Opfer, Manager of Street and Traffic Operations may also be contacted.

Trailers

I have a trailer.  Where can I park it?
  • All Trailers (camping, utility) and boats may be temporarily parked or stored on a lot for a period of time not to exceed 14 days a year unless it’s in an enclosed structure.