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Neighbor to Neighbor: TCU Edition

Neighbor to Neighbor: TCU Edition is a program to inform you of your rights as a citizen of Fort Worth and to provide additional resources that will allow you to live and experience Fort Worth in a safe, comfortable manner.

The Neighbor to Neighbor Program is a partnership with the City of Fort Worth to ensure a strong relationship between students and your off-campus neighbors.

Be a Good Neighbor!

Good neighbors are the cornerstone of every community. They are respectful of others. They are responsible. They share a similar vision for their neighborhood: a clean, safe, and vibrant place to live. And, they follow these rules:

Excessive or Illegal Parking

Vehicles can be parked on any public street unless otherwise prohibited by official, demarcated signage in the area. Long-term storage of vehicles on a public street is prohibited. Never block driveways or fire hydrants when parking on a public street, and never park over a sidewalk, crosswalk, or within an intersection.

Noise Violations

Unreasonable or excessive noise can disrupt the peace of your neighborhood, especially if the noise occurs during late-night hours. Prolonged, unnecessary noise (e.g., rowdy, outdoor conversation and loud music) can substantially interfere with your neighbor’s comfortable, peaceful enjoyment of their private home.

Maximum sound levels for all residential properties within the City of Fort Worth are set as follows:

  • Daytime, 7 a.m. – 10 p.m.: 70 decibels (equivalent to a running vacuum cleaner)
  • Nighttime, 10 p.m. – 7 a.m.: 60 decibels (equivalent to a normal conversation)

Trash and Litter Control

All residents are responsible for the general upkeep and cleanliness of their property, whether owned or rented. Exterior and interior portions of the property must be clean and free of debris.

Trash and debris must be securely contained in the proper city-issued receptacles:

  • Garbage and household waste must be stored in plastic garbage bags and placed in the brown garbage cart
  • Recyclable items can be placed unbagged into the blue recycle cart

Find your pick-up day

Neighborly Relationship Advice

  • Meet and talk with your neighbors.
  • Exchange contact information with your neighbors.
  • Attend your neighborhood association's meetings.
  • Participate in neighborhood association-sponsored events.
  • Notify your neighbors if and when you intend to host a party.
  • Follow the rules and regulations as outlined at left.