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How Do I report environmental issues? (weeds, illegal dumping, trash, construction site runoff, etc.)

How Do I report an issue?

Go to  OmahaHotline. New reports will be directed to the appropriate entity. Please provide as much information as possible including a picture(s) of the issue (eg. weeds, illegal dumping, trash, construction site runoff, etc.).


What are noxious and nuisance weeds?

To learn more about noxious and nuisance weeds, please see our detailed information by clicking the link below. 

https://www.dceservices.org/noxious-nuisance-weeds


How do I apply for a building permit for rural Douglas County or for the City of Bennington?

You can find more information about applying for a building permit for rural Douglas County or for the City of Bennington by clicking on the link below.

Applying for a building permit

 


Where is the landfill and when is it open? What can I take to the landfill?

Douglas County contracts with Waste Management for the general operation and maintenance of the active Pheasant Point solid waste landfill site at Highway 36 and 216th Street, (402) 238-3440.  

The actual location is 13505 North 216th Street near Elk City, Nebraska (approximately 12 Miles Northwest of Omaha). Visit the following links for more information:


PDF picture of location
Directions
Hours of Operation

Banned Wastes 

The Integrated Solid Waste Management Act (Neb. Rev. Stat. 13-2039) identifies a timeline for banning specific wastes from landfills or land disposal in general.

Waste Oil
Lead-Acid Batteries
Household Appliances
Waste Tires (in any form)
Unregulated Hazardous Waste

Household Hazardous Waste? 
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility

Banned Waste Definitions 


Where can I take unwanted paint, cleaning products, and pesticides?

You can take your unwanted paint, cleaning products, and pesticides to the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility which services Douglas and Sarpy Counties. 

 

4001 South 120th Street

Call 402-444-Sink(7465)

http://www.underthesink.org/

 

This facilities normal hours of operation are:

 

Wednesday

9AM  –  4:45PM

Drop-offs Accepted and ReStore Open

Thursday

9AM  –  6:15PM

Drop-offs Accepted and ReStore Open

Friday

9AM  –  4:45PM

Drop-offs Accepted and ReStore Open

Saturday

Drop-offs Accepted by Appointment and ReStore Open