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Welcome To Neighborhood Empowerment


German American Club
Business Tax
Community Affairs
Community Affairs

City of Tampa Mural by Artist Carl Cowden, III
Community Partnerships &

Neighborhood Engagement

(formerly Neighborhood & Community Relations)

Mayor's Neighborhood University

Neighborhood Enhancement
Neighborhood Enhancement

(formerly Code Enforcement & Clean City)



The Department of Neighborhood Empowerment serves as a convenient single point of contact for citizens to access services from Business Tax, Community Affairs, Community Partnerships & Neighborhood Engagement, Mayors Neighborhood University & Landlord TrainingNeighborhood Enhancement.  The department focuses  on strengthening neighborhoods by actively engaging citizens; consequently, empowering them in civic participation to make positive contributions to their communities.

  • Assure timely and effective code enforcement and efforts that promote voluntary compliance
  • To be recognized as a model clean city dedicated to the cleanliness and beautification through enforcement, education, public awareness campaigns, and public and private partnerships
  • Serve as the liaison between government and the community through direct contact, meetings and special events
  • Provide impartial unbiased investigations of discrimination complaints in the areas of housing, employment, and public accommodations. The Department has a Disability Rights Coordinator and investigates complaints of the City's Human Rights Ordinance.
  • Provide for the administration, issuance, and collection of business tax receipts, rental certificates, and foreclosure registrations