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Phone within South Bend city limits: 311

Phone outside city limits: 574-233-0311

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TTY: 574-235-5567

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Activities & Entertainment

       Morris Performing Arts Center, Rum Village, Zoo, Studebaker Museum, Century Center


Morris Performing Arts Center

     • Event Calendar

     • Box Office and Ticket Info

     • Morris FAQ's

Century Center

     • Event Calendar

     • New Island Park Pavilion

Studebaker National Museum


Parks Activities & Programs

Parks Activities & Events Calendar

Potawatomi Zoo

Rum Village Nature Center

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Animals & Pets

        Adoption, Pet Licensing, Lost Pets, Animal Bite/Noise Complaints

Pet Ownership:

• Pet License Application

• Adoption

• Lost Pet

Report a Problem

• Animal Bite

• Barking / Noisy Dog

• Dead Animal

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Business & Licensing

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       Birth Certificates, Mulch, ID Cards, Taxes

Birth Certificates

Indiana ID Card

Mulch and Compost

Property Taxes

Vehicle Registration

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Education & Employment

       Public Schools, Colleges, Universities, Employment and Internships


Internships with the City



Public Schools

Colleges and Universities

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Garbage and Graffiti

       Yard Waste, Recycling, Trash Schedule, Large Item Pickup, Graffiti, Street Sweeping


• Missed Pickup

•Large Item Pickup

•Trash Schedule

•Tote Request

•Start / End Service


•Yard Waste



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Parks, Recreation, & Trees

       Park Information, Park Programs, Pavilion Rentals, Tree Maintenance

South Bend Parks & Recreation

Parks and Information

Renting a Pavilion or Facility

• Howard Park

     • Ice Rink

     • Recreation Center

Martin Luther King Center

Charles Black Center

O'Brien Fitness Center

Tree Maintenance

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Police & Fire

       Fireworks, Smoke Detectors, Fire Station Tours, Accident Reports


Fire Homepage

Fire Station Tours

Smoke Detectors

Ambulance Run Report

Fire Report


Fire Pits


Police Homepage

Community Programs

Neighborhood Watch Program

File a Grievance

Becoming an Officer

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Streets & Sidewalks

       Potholes, Sidewalk & Alley Repair, Snow Removal, Damaged Property, Streetlights


Pothole Repair

Alley Maintenance

Streetlight Outage

Traffic Light Outage


Snow Removal

Salt Contracts


Sidewalk Repair Program

Damaged Property

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       Tickets, Code Violations, Tall Grass, Illegal Dumping, Vacant/Abandoned Housing, Legal

Register a Vacant or Abandoned Building


Pay a Parking Ticket

Appeal a Parking Ticket

Pay a Traffic Ticket or Citation


Report a Code Violation

Pay a Code Enforcement Violation

Pay an Ordinance Violation