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Street Closure Permit

Provided certain conditions are met, the City of Omaha will allow the erection of temporary barricades so that neighbors can utilize the street for a public social gathering or a block party.

For more information and/or to apply for a permit, contact the Traffic Engineering Division (402) 444-4978 or fill out the form for 'Block Parties' on the Public Works website.

If the event will be 4 hours or less, contact the Omaha Police Crime Prevention Unit at (402) 444-5772.

Special Events Permit

The Omaha Police Department no longer processes Special Event Permits (ie parades, walks, runs, etc).

All Special Event permits are now processed by the City of Omaha, Public Works Department.

Please call Public Works - Traffic Engineer at (402) 444-4978 for information. 

Visit the Public Works website for more information:  PUBLIC WORKS SPECIAL EVENTS

News and Information

  • Heroes in the Heartland

    2015-02-17 15:40:52

      The First Responders Foundation is excited to announce its inclusion alongside some of the most heroic individuals in the region a ...

  • OPD announces the retirement of two of their Explosive ...

    2015-02-12 16:24:47

    Ffred and Rogue are two of the dogs who are employed by the Omaha Police Department to work at Eppley Airfield in the detection of explosive ...

  • Anti-Bullying Message

    2015-01-31 18:56:56

        Teach your kids that bullying is wrong. Teach your kids that bullying hurts. Teach your kids that bullying destroy ...

  • Citizens Education Training Program

    2015-01-28 17:46:01

    The Southeast Precinct and the Northwest Precinct will be holding classes during March and April. There is no charge for the classes but you ...

  • Pop With A Cop NW/NE Precinct

    2015-01-27 15:44:29

    In order to give citizens who work mornings a chance to interact with officers, The Omaha Police Department is expanding on the Coffee with ...

  • Coffee with a Cop

    2014-11-17 15:18:04

    The Omaha Police Department is hosting another national Community Outreach summit.  This summit brings together officers from 50 states ...

  • Cops and Bobbers

    2014-10-20 09:16:00

    The annual Cops and Bobbers event was held Oct. 19th, 2014.   See this great article in the Omaha World Herald, Cops and Bobbers Even ...

  • Nebraska Family Helpline

    2014-07-10 09:17:44

    The Nebraska Family Helpline provides a single point of contact, 24/7, for families concerned about a youth experiencing mental or behavio ...