Report Problems to City | Phone # List!

Report Neighborhood Problems | List of City #’s

By Susan Stern
(Elk Creek Crossing, Omaha, NE) —  Is a street sign down? Do you need the ‘Call before you Dig’ phone number before planting a tree or building a fence? Is there a vehicle parked in the street for too long? Report it.  Here is a complete list of City of Omaha departments for your use. Print and save. The directory, also below listed, is comprehensive, and specifically states which number to call for which issue you may encounter.


City Services

Air Quality/Odor Control Environmental Services 402-444-6015 / 402-444-6016

Alarm Registrations City Finance 402-996-8058

Alley Maintenance Street Maintenance 402-444-4919

Building Inspections (construction related) 402-444-5350

Building Permits 402-444-5380

Cars, Junk Trailers on Public or Private Property Mayor’s Hotline 402-444-5555

Chuck Holes, Debris, Litter Blocking Street, Curb Repairs Street Maintenance 402-444-4919

City Council 402-444-5520

City Parks, Pools, Golf Courses or Rec. Center Problems Parks & Recreation 402-444-5900

City Services Information or Complaints Mayor’s Hotline 402-444-5555

Code Enforcement/Planning 402-444-5371

Compost Public Works 402-444-6665

Convention and Visitors Bureau 402-444-4660

Driveway/Curb Cut Permits Public Works 402-444-4978 / 402-444-5101

Issued by Planning 402-444-5214 or 402-444-5380

Empty Bldgs., Vacant Houses, Deteriorated Bldgs.,

Occupied Dilapidated Houses Mayor’s Hotline 402-444-5555

Garbage Collection/Recycling/Complaints/Information Quality Control 402-444-5238

Historic Preservation Planning 402-444-3624

Housing Discrimination, Civil Rights Violations Human Rights and Relations 402-444-5055

Mayor’s Hotline 402-444-5555

Mayor’s Hotline TTY/TDD 402-996-8490

Mayor’s Office 402-444-5000

“No Parking” or Other Signs Traffic Engineering 402-444-5160

Nuisance Vehicles (Dead Storage on Street or Lawn,

Off Pavement, Auto Litter Improperly Licensed) Mayor’s Hotline 402-444-5555

Parks and Recreation 402-444-5900

Public Works Department 402-444-5220

Sewer Problems Sewer Maintenance 402-444-5332

Sidewalks Broken or Obstructed 402-444-5280

Sign Ordinance Information Permits & Inspections 402-444-5362 / 402-444-5364

Snow Removal Complaints (24 hr. line) Street Maintenance 402-444-4919

Speed Bumps 402-444-5250

Street Construction Problems or Complaints (related to constr. project) Public Works 402-444-5109

TDD 402-444-5034

Tenant-Landlord Discrimination Human Rights and Relations 402-444-5055

Traffic Signal Not Working Traffic Engineering 402-444-5160

Trailers or Cars Parked on Front Lawns Mayor’s Hotline 402-444-5555

Tree Limbs/Hedges Blocking View of Traffic Parks Maintenance 402-444-5925

Trees, Downed Limbs on City Right-of-Way Street Maintenance 402-444-4919

Trees Marked with an “X” Parks Maintenance 402-444-5925

Unsafe or Dangerous Building or House Mayor’s Hotline 402-444-5555

Vehicle Already Towed Impound Lot 402-444-5782 / 402-444-5783

Weeds Over 18”, Yard Litter Weeds & Litter 402-444-5910

Zoning Enforcement Planning 402-444-5371

Zoning Information Planning/Planner’s Desk 402-444-3426

Public Safety

Arson Hotline 402-444-3473

Business Watch 402-444-6518

Crime Prevention Specialists

NE Area 402-444-3367

NW Area 402-444-6478

SE Area 402-444-7743

SW Area 402-444-7928

Crime in Progress 911

Crimestoppers 402-444-STOP (402-444-7867)

Criminal Investigation Bureau, Omaha Police 402-444-5652

North Investigations (Follow up on crimes occurring North of Dodge) 402-444-5696

South Investigations (Follow up on crimes occurring South of Dodge) 402-444-5590

Domestic Violence, Omaha Police 402-444-5825

Fire Department Public Education & Affairs Bureau

(includes Smoke Detector Installation & Operation Detector Home Safe) 402-444-3560

Gang Unit, Omaha Police 402-444-5990

Graffiti to Report Mayor’s Hotline 402-444-5555

Hate Crimes 402-444-4283 (402-444-HATE)

Narcotics Unit, Omaha Police 402-444-5680

Neighborhood Watch Program Community Resource Centers (CRC) 402-444-5772

Non-Emergency Police Department Line Central Headquarters, 505 S. 15 Street 402-444-5600

Non-Emergency Police Department to make a

“Crime Report over the Phone” Telephone Response Unit 402-444-4877

Nuisance Vehicles Mayor’s Hotline 402-444-5555

Precinct Captains

Northeast 4316 N. 30 (30 & Taylor) 402-444-6916

Northwest 10245 Wiesman Drive 402-444-7555

Southeast 2475 Deer Park Boulevard (25 & Vinton) 402-444-4041

Southwest 9864 M Street 402-444-6116

Smoke Detector Installation & Operation Check Omaha Fire 402-444-3847

Special Victims Unit (…Sexual Assaults/Child Victim) 402-444-5636

Traffic Unit, Omaha Police 402-444-5860

Vice Squad 402-444-5680

Victim Witness (Misdemeanors) 402-444-4597


Animal Control (Strays, Bites, Sick or Injured

Animals, Barking Dogs, or Dead Animals Humane Society 402-444-7800

Before You Dig 402-344-3565 / 1-800-642-8434

Cable Franchise Agreement Questions City Council 402-444-4567

City of Omaha Handgun Ordinance National Safety & Health Council 402-896-0454

Community Support/Energy Assistance Programs (OPPD) 402-636-3654

Concealed Carry Handgun Training National Safety & Health Council 402-896-0454

Community Services/First Call for Help United Way 211

Events HOTLINE 402-444-6800

Gas Leaks, Water Line Breaks, or Fire Hydrants (Emergency) MUD 402-504-7777

Handicap Parking Stickers County Treasurer 402-444-7103

Housing Discrimination (Fair Housing Center) 402-934-6675

Keep Omaha Beautiful 402-444-7774

National Safety Council 402-896-0454

Poison Control Center 1-800-222-1222

Rats, Raw Garbage, Open Refrigerator/Freezer in

Yard/Mosquitoes Douglas County Health 402-444-7481

Safe Communities Efforts 402-896-0454

State Ombudsman (Information) 1-800-742-7690 (Toll Free)

Street Lights Out/Electrical Wires Down OPPD 1-800-554-6773

Tenant/Landlord Legal Issues Legal Aid Society 402-348-1060

Douglas County

Assessor’s Office 402-444-7060

Birth and Death Certificates 402-444-7204

County Parks DC Environmental Services 402-444-6362

County Parks and Trails Maintenance DC Environmental Services 402-444-6362

County Roads – Snow Removal / Repairs 402-444-6395

Douglas County Environmental Services 402-444-6181

Douglas County Switchboard 402-444-7000

Drivers’ License Testing Locations
***Closest to ECC | Location 402-595-2040 | 2910 N. 108
Location 402-595-2039 | 7414 N. 30
Location 402-595-3106 | 5730 S. 144

Driver Testing Hours
Testing Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 – 4:00

Health Department Information Line / Directory 402-444-7476

Homestead Exemption From Property Taxes County Assessor 402-444-7060

Landfill Office and Information 402-238-2970

Marriage License – County Clerk 402-444-7143

Property Taxes Treasurer’s Office 402-444-7272

Register of Deeds/Property Ownership 402-444-7194

Sanitation (Wells and Septic Systems) 402-444-7485

Sheriff’s Vehicle Inspection Station – 8338 Chicago Street 402-444-7532

Surveyor – Engineer Office (County Roads/Projects) 402-444-6372

Treasurer’s Office 402-444-7280
For more information, contact the City of Omaha online here.