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Neighborhood of the Year Award Updated
Residents / Neighborhoods and Community Services

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To recognize and celebrate those neighbors who are building strong communities that make Arvada a great place to call home, the City created a Neighborhood of the Year Award (NOTYA).  Any City of Arvada Neighbors Connected group that facilitated neighborhood...

Free Leaf Recycling Updated
Residents / Services and Sustainability

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The 2019 Leaf Recycling Events have concluded. Thank you for all your participation! In an effort to keep leaves out of the landfill and off of City streets where they can block storm drains, the City partners with Perma Green Organics to provide free leaf recycling each fall. All...

Ralston Creek Corridor Sewer Updated
Residents / Services and Sustainability / Sewer

Project Overview A 12,000 linear foot sewer line will be installed in the Ralston Creek corridor between Independence Street and Simms Street. This capital improvement project will replace the current 21 inch line with a 30 inch line to better meet the needs of the City's growing population....

Fluoride Updated
Residents / Services and Sustainability / Water

City of Arvada voters approved a community fluoride program in 1967. The City’s Ralston Water Treatment Plant was designed to use liquid fluoride to deliver the supplemental fluoride. Over time, the tank storing the liquid fluoride began leaking. The City attempted to fix the leak but was...

Historic Neighborhood Preservation Updated
Residents / Neighborhoods and Community Services

  Historic Property Survey In 1997 an intensive historic property survey was completed for approximately 120 acres of land in the southeast portion of Arvada, recording a total of 311 resources. The survey resulted in the establishment of three National Register Historic Districts: Arvada...

Water Updated
Residents / Services and Sustainability / Water and Sewer

For Emergencies: In case of emergency, such as a water main break, call 720-898-7760 during normal working hours. After hours, Weekends or Holidays, call 720-898-7820. If you are looking for information on options for paying your water bill, are interested in viewing our annual water quality...

Group Homes and Sober Living Facilities Updated
Residents / Neighborhoods and Community Services / Group Homes

Group Homes and Sober Living Facilities serve a protected class of people under the Federal Fair Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. They are allowed in all residential zone districts. There is no action required by the City Council. The trend of group homes in residential...

Water and Sewer Updated
Residents / Services and Sustainability

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Common Questions How Can I Pay My Water Bill? You can pay online, by phone, or by mail. Your water/sewer bill will be mailed to you every other month. If you have questions about a water shut off notice, or your bill, please visit  Pay Your Water Bill or call 720-898-7070...

Common Code Questions Updated
Residents / Neighborhoods and Community Services / Code Enforcement (Neighborhood Services)

Are you curious about sidewalk shoveling rules, weeds, or RVs parked on streets? Find answers to common code enforcement questions.  Frequent Questions How Tall Can a Fence Be? In front yards, fences can be up to 4 feet high but must be 65% open. In back yards and other locations, fences...

Neighbors Connected Leadership Program Updated
Residents / Neighborhoods and Community Services / Neighbors Connected

Overview & Purpose The purpose of the Neighbors Connected Leadership Program (NCLP) is to develop and support existing and potential Arvada leaders. By participating in this leadership development program, you will learn to become a more effective leader in your neighborhood and beyond....