Q: Who is the builder? Is Elk Creek Crossing part of Omaha or an SID?
A: The original builder for ECC was Benchmark Homes. The City of Omaha annexed ECC on August 15, 2007, terminating the existence of the Sanitation Improvement District (SID). Following annexation, the City has assumed most SID responsibilities, like park maintenance and trash removal.
Q: What amenities does Elk Creek Crossing have?
A: There are plenty of things to do in ECC! Elk Creek Park is open to the public and has a pavilion, play area and full basketball court. Just a short walk up the hill you’ll find a splash park (NOT part of Elk Creek Crossing but open to the public) with a pavilion and parking lot. You can also walk or bike along the West Patio Trail with multiple access points connected directly to the neighborhood.
Q: What are the ECC and city boundaries for maintenance responsibility?
A: The City of Omaha is responsible for all of the public areas throughout ECC in regards to lawn maintenance and snow removal. To view the maintenance areas that are the responsibility of ECC, please click HERE > to view the map.
Q: Where can I find the covenants?
A: You can access a downloadable and searchable PDF version of the ECC Covenants by clicking HERE ≥.
To learn more about the ECC Covenants, please click HERE >.
Q: What are the restrictions regarding fences, sheds, pools, boats and campers?
A: You can quickly download ECC Covenants pdf and search any topic you need by clicking HERE >.
In specific to the question above, answers to those questions can be found here:
Still getting used to your new trash cart? Here’s a bit of info that might be helpful.
Q: What do the covenants say about this?
A: Article V, General Restrictions, Section 7: “No garage, trash can, container shall be permitted to remain outside of any dwelling, except for pick-up purposes.” To learn more about the ECC Covenants, please click HERE >.
Q: Questions about your new waste cart?
A: Information directly from the source: wasteline.org/cart-faqs
Q: Want to request a smaller cart?
A: Information directly from the source: wasteline.org/cart-change-requests
Q: What is an HOA?
A: A Homeowner’s Association (HOA) is the organization in the Elk Creek Crossing subdivision that makes and enforces rules for the residents. Those who purchase property within the ECC HOA’s jurisdiction automatically become members and are required to pay HOA dues/fees.
Q: Who is on the HOA Board and what do they do?
A: The ECC HOA board is comprised of five members from the neighborhood, who volunteer their time. Click HERE ≥ to view their names and titles. The board meets once a month to discuss the latest agenda of topics, which can include vendor selection, event planning, budgets for the upcoming year, new policies, problem properties, etc.
Q: What do the HOA dues pay?
A: The annual dues property owners are required to pay help maintain common areas and include utilities, sprinklers, property management fees, insurance, repairs, social events, and much more.
Q: How can I pay HOA dues?
A: There are three ways you can pay your annual ECC HOA dues. Please click HERE > to view those options.
Q: What happens if I don’t pay the HOA dues?
A: If a property owner does not pay their annual dues, a letter will be sent and they will be given a grace period. Once HOA dues plus late fees exceed $100, a lien will be placed on the home. If the resident has financial hardships and wants to pay, but cannot afford to pay the fee, they must contact James Schneider with PJ Morgan Real Estate to make arrangements by clicking HERE ≥.
Q: What if I rent?
A: If you are a renter, you are not responsible for paying the annual HOA dues, the homeowner is. If you are getting notifications your residence is behind on HOA dues payment/s, please contact James Schneider with PJ Morgan Real Estate to inform him of the homeowners mailing address by clicking HERE ≥.
Q: Ready to make an exterior change to your home? Add to your landscaping? Build a new home in ECC?
A: Click HERE > to download the “ECC Architectural & Landscaping Change Request Form”. Follow the instructions for submission to the ECC HOA Board for review and approval.
Q: Who do I contact with complaints?
A: Click HERE > to Kathy Kavan with PJ Morgan Real Estate.
Q: What is the complaint process you suggest I follow?
A: Step 1: Neighborly Compassion and Kindness
Q: What can I do about concerns about street conditions, speeding in the neighborhood or parked cars violating city ordinance laws?
A: Here are a few options to that will hopefully help resolve the issue: