Clean Neighborhoods

clean logo A clean neighborhood has an impact on residents' health and the attractiveness of the neighborhood to potential residents and investors. Creating a clean neighborhood is primarily the responsibility of neighborhood residents. Residents and property owners are responsible for maintaining their private homes and properties. The City can assist through enforcement of ordinances and administration of programs to remove chronic nuisances and blight. The City is responsible for maintaining public properties.


Following a lengthy discussion about trash collection at the May 8th Neighborhood Advisory Council Meeting (NAC), Council Zone Representatives recommended the City’s Organized Neighborhoods conduct a survey of their membership to determine what their position would be on a variety of trash related questions.  A survey was drafted for neighborhoods to distribute to their membership to receive some preliminary feedback on this issue.  View the survey results.


City Resources

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Neighborhood Teams Program

By coordinating the City's Neighborhood Teams program the department addresses property-related issues in participating neighborhoods. Neighborhood Teams is a collaboration between neighborhood residents, NPO staff, police, health department, and other departments involved to clean up problem areas in specific neighborhoods. Meetings are held every six weeks for residents to express their concerns and submit a list of problems to be corrected.

If you are interested in participating in Neighborhood Teams, view this brochure, or contact at 417.864.2027.


Neighborhood Clean-up Program

The Neighborhood Clean-up Program is an annual program available to Registered Neighborhoods in the City of Springfield.  The City accepts applications for participation in the Program on an annual basis.  The Program is intended to reduce neighborhood clutter, nuisances and create a renewed sense of pride by providing dumpsters for neighborhood residents to dispose of items not typically allowed in routine trash disposal.

Public Service Announcements

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    Remember to always store trash in a proper receptacle and dispose of it in a timely manner.

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Contact Us

PO BOX 8368
Springfield, MO 65801
Tel: 417.864.1031
Fax: 417.864.1030

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