Fremont News

City of Fremont, Home

Posted on: December 16, 2021

Do Your Part to be a Good Neighbor

neighborhood with street, trees, sidewalks, and homes

Being a good neighbor fosters a sense of community and enhances the quality of life in Fremont. To remind residents what it means to be a good neighbor and how to comply with City requirements, the City is sharing some helpful tips to follow.

  • Bring in your garbage, recycling, and compost bins from the curb within 24 hours and place them behind a fence enclosure. 
  • Keep the front of your property free from overgrown weeds/vegetation.
  • Keep the front of your property free from garbage or debris and overgrown trees that obstruct the public right-of-way.
  • Keep your property, sidewalks, and streets free from debris and hazardous materials that can harm waterways such as cigarette butts, oil, and chemicals.
  • Keep fences in good repair. If you share a fence with your neighbor that needs to be fixed or replaced, work with your neighbor. Neighbors are equally responsible to maintain the boundaries between their properties.
  • If you have trees or plants growing into your neighbor’s yard/property, make sure to trim them regularly.
  • If you want to install an outdoor structure like a shed or cabana, check with the City’s Planning and Building staff to determine if the location of the proposed structure is okay and if a building permit is required.
  • If you are undergoing construction activity on your home, follow the City’s ordinance regarding construction hours. If you are hiring paid contractors to do the work, construction should only take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays and holidays. Construction on Sundays is not allowed. If you are doing the work yourself or with unpaid volunteers, construction should only take place from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on weekdays and 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on the weekend.


If a concern arises, discuss it with your neighbor in a calm and considerate manner. Bring up how it affects you and/or the neighborhood and work together to find a solution. If there is still an issue about a code compliance issue, the City’s Code Enforcement team can provide support. For more information, visit our code enforcement webpage.

Remember that doing your part to be a good neighbor benefits the entire community. You can help keep Fremont a safe and desirable place to live, work, and play!

 

 

 

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in City of Fremont, Home

coronavirus

City's New Operating Schedule

Posted on: January 11, 2022
two people conducting COVID-19 test

No-Cost Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing

Posted on: December 17, 2021
Christmas Tree

Christmas Tree Composting

Posted on: December 15, 2021
hand holding device with floating emojis

Now Recruiting Youth Wellness Ambassadors

Posted on: December 10, 2021
police vehicle parked looking over Fremont skyline at night

Community Safety is our Top Priority

Posted on: November 23, 2021
people holding up Afghan bread and food

November 27th is Small Business Saturday

Posted on: November 23, 2021
garbage, recycling, and yardwaste carts at the curb in front of landscaping

Thanksgiving Week Collection Schedule

Posted on: November 23, 2021
colorful envelope and logos

Give Hope this Giving Tuesday

Posted on: November 23, 2021
flowers and butterflies

Transgender Day of Remembrance

Posted on: November 19, 2021
hands holding small house item

New Affordable Housing for Fremont

Posted on: November 5, 2021
hotel room with bed, pillows, chair, lamp, curtains

Winter Relief Assistance

Posted on: November 5, 2021
pine cones, branches, and lights

Giving Hope Program

Posted on: November 5, 2021
City Center Apartments

Affordable Housing Ordinance Update

Posted on: October 15, 2021
COF LOGO

Fremont City Manager Resigns

Posted on: September 29, 2021
exterior of accessory dwelling unit and interior kitchen

City Announces New Preapproved ADU Plan

Posted on: September 17, 2021
District Elections

Fremont Redistricting

Posted on: July 9, 2021
flames

Fremont - Know Your Zone!

Posted on: June 18, 2021
RVs and pavement

Safe Parking Strategy Update

Posted on: June 3, 2021
blocks, person opening the door, and apartments

Affordable Housing Month

Posted on: May 13, 2021
laptop, water heater, roof, thermostat

New Residential Express Permits

Posted on: May 5, 2021
COVID-19 City Updates about Construction

New Online Payments for City Permits

Posted on: June 12, 2020
City Center Apartments

Fremont Housing Element Update

Posted on: April 2, 2021
Central Park Picnic Tables and Path, tennis courts in background

Fremont Parks Update under Red Tier

Posted on: March 18, 2021
Heart and hands

Recreation Scholarship Donations

Posted on: March 23, 2021
RVs and pavement

Safe Parking Strategy Update

Posted on: February 24, 2021
bottles of Covid-19 vaccine and needle

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Posted on: January 21, 2021
councilmembers

Fremont City Councilmembers Sworn In

Posted on: December 8, 2020
COVID-BusSer

Small Businesses Assistance

Posted on: December 4, 2020