Good Neighbor Tips

Welcome to North Richland Hills!

While people have their own ideas of a good neighbor and a good neighborhood, there are some basic standards established either through the city's codes or through common courtesies that make life better in your community – things like mowing the lawn regularly and picking up after your pets. The following links will provide you with basic information about what it means to be a “good neighbor” in North Richland Hills.

Common code violations
Do mow your lawn regularly and keep your fence in good repair.
Don't leave old furniture, appliances, tires, scrap metal, building materials and other discarded items in your yard or driveway.

Garbage collection
Do put trash and recycling out only on your scheduled collection days.
Don't leave empty trash or recycle cans in front of your property after collection.

Mosquito control
Do drain stagnant water from bird baths, flower pots and other places around your property.
Don't allow rain gutters to become clogged creating a breeding spot for mosquitoes. 

Noise ordinance
Do keep noise levels down, especially after 10 p.m.
Don't perform outdoor construction activities early in the mornings or late in the evenings.

Outdoor watering
Do water your lawn on scheduled watering days.
Don't water when it's raining or during freezing temperatures. 

Pet ordinances
Do register you pets with the city and pick up pet waste.
Don't allow your pets to roam free or bark excessively. 

Parking ordinances
Do park in your garage or driveway.
Don't park across the sidewalk or on your lawn.

We hope you find this information informative and helpful. If you have any questions, please contact NRH Neighborhood Services at 817-427-6650.

"Imagine what our real neighborhoods would be like if each of us offered as a matter of course, just one kind word to another kind word has a wonderful way of turning into many." - Fred Rogers