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This includes access to all amenities of the facility. Residency will be determined by the address on the individual's Driver’s License. Please bring your license when turning in your membership application and payment to the front desk. We accept cash, check, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover.
New construction of buildings or structures Alterations, repairs, remodels or additions to buildings or structures Changes in the use of occupancy (if applicable) Storm shelters, decks and covered patios Storage buildings and carports Swimming pools Fences over 7ft. Demolition - interior work or of complete buildings or structures (Must have asbestos testing on commercial property) Plumbing, electrical and mechanical work Moving of building or structure
Building permits are issued at Rogers City Hall - Inspection office located at 113 N 4th Street between 8am to 4:30pm Monday thru Friday.
All garage sales located within the City of Rogers require a permit. The permit is free and may only be obtained at the front desk of City Hall (301 West Chestnut) during the week of the garage sale. No more than 2 sales are allowed on the same premises in any one calendar year and will only be issued for up to 3 consecutive calendar days. Permits shall be prominently posted on the premise during the sale. Signs cannot be placed on trees, street signs, stop signs, light poles, telephone poles, or utility poles of any kind. Code Enforcement is responsible for the enforcement of the garage sale ordinance. If you have a neighbor that has more then 2 garage sales a year, please make a report with code enforcement at 479-621-1196.
Use the City GIS to search by property address. Open ‘Layers’ and turn on Zoning. Explore other layers to view things like parcels, floodplain, utilities, trails, Growth Designations, and Master Street Plan. Once zoning is determined, use Municode to view zoning standards in Chapter 14 of City Code. Visit with Planning staff for questions.
Zoning determines the allowed use of a property, lot dimensions, building setbacks, parking standards, and design standards. Exceptions from certain zoning requirements are called variances. Business licensing and signage are based on zoning.
Property owners may rezone their property by making a request to the Planning Commission and City Council. Visit with Planning staff before submitting an application. Applications and other information can be viewed on the Community Development Department webpage.
‘Notice of Public Hearing’ signs are required as part of the public notice process for certain development-related activities. This helps inform potentially impacted neighbors of a pending request and provides information about the time and location of the meeting. Some common reasons for a public hearing are Conditional Use Permit requests, Rezone requests, and Variance requests. More details about a public hearing can be found on the sign or on the Community Development Department webpage.
Public meeting agendas are made available on the board or commission webpage typically within 3-5 days of the upcoming meeting. Staff reports and other agenda items are also posted there. Archived agendas and minutes are kept in the Agenda Center on the City website. Contact Planning staff or the City Clerk for questions about current or archived records.
All permanent building signage and freestanding signage requires a permit. Temporary signage is limited to a 32 square foot banner and requires a permit. Window signage is limited to under 40% of window area and does not require a permit. Details about the size, quantity, and location of signage may be found in Chapter 44 of the City Code. Sign permit applications may be found on the Community Development Department webpage. Visit with Planning staff for questions about permitting requirements.
Portable sheds that are no larger than 200 square feet, no taller than 10 feet, and not permanently affixed to the ground may be placed anywhere on a property and do not require a building permit. Other types of accessory buildings that are taller than 10 feet, larger than 200 square feet, permanently affixed to the ground, and/or connected to utilities, require a building permit. Building permits are issued by the Planning and Risk Reduction Divisions. Visit with Planning or Risk Reduction staff for questions about permitting requirements.
The City does not currently require fence permits, though a building permit is required if a fence is over 7 feet tall and/or has concrete footings. Retaining walls over 4 feet tall require a building permit. Visit with Community Development staff if fencing is proposed in a utility or drainage easement. Fences in a front yard should be limited to 4 feet to prevent blocking line of sight and to maintain aesthetics. Fencing cannot be located within a 3 foot radius of fire hydrants. Visit with Risk Reduction staff for questions about permitting requirements.
Any business operating at a physical location in Rogers is required to have a business license. Business licenses are issued once the proposed use (i.e. retail, restaurant, office) is verified as permitted at that location. Also, the Risk Reduction Division must perform a building inspection to ensure the premises meet Building and Fire Safety codes. The Planning and Risk Reduction Divisions must issue a Certificate of Occupancy in addition to business license for a business to occupy the premises and conduct business. Visit with Planning staff to verify zoning and permitted uses. Visit with Risk Reduction staff to schedule building inspections.
Home-based businesses are allowed in most residential zoning districts and require a Home Occupation permit. The permit is intended to ensure minimal neighborhood disruption and limits things like customer traffic, deliveries, parking, and signage. Visit with Planning staff for questions about permitting requirements.
Visit with Planning staff to determine whether the project is a Large-Scale Development, Small-Scale Development, Subdivision, or exempt from review. Housing not exceeding 4 units can be built with a residential building permit and requires only site and building plans. For Large-Scale Developments and Subdivisions, the developer should have a pre-submittal meeting with Community Development, Risk Reduction, and Rogers Water Utilities staff before submitting a project for review. Development submittal checklists can be found on the Community Development Department webpage.
Visit with Planning staff to determine whether your proposal is a Lot Split, Lot Combination, Property Line Adjustment, or Subdivision, then submit your proposal for review by the Community Development Department and Rogers Water Utilities. Most proposals may be approved by staff. If a proposed split creates more than 7 new lots and/or requires street or utility improvements, the property must undergo the Subdivision process for approval. Contact Planning staff for questions about submittal requirements.
Grading permits are intended to prohibit excessive clearing and excavation activity that creates flooding and soil erosion problems. A permit is required in the following situations:
Significant trees are 8 inches or more in diameter and 4 ½ feet tall. Replacement trees may be required if removing 7 or more significant trees. Visit with Planning staff for questions about permitting requirements.
Yes, but with the following restrictions: Within the dates of July 2 - July 4 of each year, between the hours of 11:00am - 11:00pm, the use of fireworks shall be permitted, with the exception of any aerial fireworks device attached to a stick commonly referred to as a "bottle rocket", or any other similar device, regardless of its name. With the exception of fireworks used or exploded by the city for purposes of a public display, no fireworks shall be used or discharged on any city owned property. No fireworks shall be used or exploded on private property without the property owner's consent.
Burning of yard wastes in a residential zone is permitted in the city limits.
The term "yard waste" shall mean grass, clippings, leaves and shrubbery trimmings collected from residential property.
The fire chief, or his designee, will be notified and such burning shall be conducted in accordance with the open burning policies of the fire department. Conditions such as exposures, weather conditions, proximity to neighboring structures, schools and other public facilities and hazardous occupancies may cause denial of such a request.
Permit requests may be completed by filling out a burn permit form online, or by calling 636-4141.
A request can also be made in person at the Fire Administration office at 201 N. 1st St. or by calling (479) 621-1179.
Please note that EMS records contain protected information and can only be released to the patient.
Burning of trash and manufactured materials is ILLEGAL in the city limits. Burning of yard wastes in a residential zone is permitted in the city limits. The term "yard waste" shall mean grass, clippings, leaves and shrubbery trimmings collected from residential property. The fire chief, or his designee, will be notified and such burning shall be conducted in accordance with the open burning policies of the fire department. Conditions such as exposures, weather conditions, proximity to neighboring structures, schools and other public facilities and hazardous occupancies may cause denial of such a request. Permit requests may be completed by filling out a burn permit form online, or by calling 636-4141.
You will need to contact your provider, Inland Waste Solutions at 479-878-1384 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule can delivery and find out your pick up day.
Yes, some of our parks have space which can be reserved for your private use. Please visit Diamond Springs Park , Olive Street Park , Tower Park , and Veterans Park for more information.
The Museum is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. We are closed major holidays. The Hawkins House and Research Library is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The museum is located at 313 South Second Street in downtown Rogers. Visitors from coming from out-of-town via I-49 should take the Walnut Street exit (exit 85) and follow West Walnut Street east until reaching Second Street. Turn right, then go three blocks. The museum is located on the left at the corner of Second Street and Cherry Street. Street parking is available in front of and to the side of the Museum.
Admission to the exhibit galleries and the Hawkins House is free.
The Children's Gallery is an all hands-on area that is perfect for children and adults as well. Everything in this family-friendly exhibit can be handled. Youngsters can play in the kitchen in "Grandma's House", build in "Grandpa's Workshop", bake bread in the "Famous Bakery" or slide down the slide reminiscent of the old High Schools fire escape. Many of our other exhibits include hands-on elements geared for children as well.
64 Gallon Recycle Cart $2.8564 Gallon Recycle Cart-2nd Cart Free96 Gallon Solid Waste Cart $11.6064 Gallon Solid Waste Cart $11.2032 Gallon Refuse Cart (resident must qualify) $10.50
Construction and/or demolition debris such as toilets, boards, plywood, or cabinets are not considered bulky waste and will not be picked up by Inland Waste Solutions. Curbside Bulky Waste Pickup
As with any customer provided service, Inland Waste Solutions hopes to avoid the need complaints. However, on any projects this large, misunderstandings will occur. Keep in mind the trucks are emptied periodically and will return to finish collections where they left off. If you feel you have been missed, please call (479) 878-1384 the following morning so a prompt pickup may be scheduled. If your complaint remains unresolved after speaking with customer service, contact the manager at (479) 878-1384. If you feel your complaint is still unresolved after speaking with the manager, please contact the front desk at City Hall (479) 621-1117 to report the concern. You may also report a concern online.
The Mayor in Rogers is elected every four (4) years during the general election. Mayor Greg Hines' term ends December 31, 2020.
No. The court requires the defendant to appear at the front window and sign for a new court date. The court can not verify identity by phone.
Open Court is offered every Monday, excluding Holidays. Open Court is available from 8am to 12:00pm and 1pm to 4:45pm. Anyone can appear at Open Court to speak with Judge Griffin about fine extensions, court ordered public service work extensions, address an outstanding warrant(s), request a public defender for a upcoming pending court case, or anything else.
Yes, on Wednesday's only from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., if you live or work in the city limits of Rogers. Beginning January 3, 2018, fingerprints will be done by appointment only. To schedule an appointment or for further information please call 479-621-1172.
At the station, accident reports are $10. Case reports are $0.05/page if the report is more than 20 pages. Otherwise the report is free.
Records checks are processed by our staff upon request within three business days and include only records initiated by Rogers officers.
The city offers free mulch at the James R. Welch Recycling Center yard waste facility. You must be a resident of Rogers to get free mulch. Bring your photo ID and a current water bill to show you are a Rogers resident. Help yourself to as much mulch as you would like. Be sure to bring your own shovel, bags and containers.
Oil-based or alkyd paint is always considered a Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) and should be disposed of at a HHW collection facility or collection event. Visit www.bccleanup.org or call (479) 271-1083 for more information.
Donate unused paint: Habitat for Humanity will accept full cans of paint that are no older than 2 years at their Restore facility located at 908 SE 21 St., Bentonville (479) 273-3638. Other non-profit organizations that may have a need for paint are: Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, 4-H, fire departments, military bases, prisons, summer camps and donations for graffiti cleanups.
Benton County Solid Waste-Hazardous Waste
Court workers will be assisting in the Recycling Center which is open Monday-Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Saturday 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. You must take a one hour lunch on weekdays, which will be deducted from your time.
We require a minimum commitment of 4 hours each time you work unless given permission by the on site manager.
You will be working in an industrial setting so dress accordingly based on expected weather conditions. You must comply with our dress code in order to work at this facility. a. No crop tops, tank tops, leggings, yoga pants, pajamas, sagging pants, slippers or sandals. b. No inappropriate offensive messages, swear words or pictures allowed on clothing. c. Closed-toe shoes only. We encourage steel-toed leather boots. d. No jewelry, other than wedding rings. All piercings must be removed. e. Shorts are allowed during extreme heat conditions as long as they reach the knee.
All personal protective equipment is provided. We recommend bringing a pair of work gloves.
The street department will not pick up tree limbs from private property. However, tree limbs and other yard waste may be dropped of at the Rogers Recycling Center located at 2300 N Arkansas Street. You must be a City of Rogers resident and have a current water bill. You may drop off any debris that grows in your yard. This includes trees, limbs, leaves, grass shrubs etc. Material not accepted are: lumber, plywood, building materials or yard waste contaminated with trash. Occasionally, only after a severe storm that produces a significant amount of damage to vegetation within Rogers, the Street Department will pick up tree limbs placed curbside. The City will publicize this pickup through the website and social media outlets.