We encourage you to complete this form with various members of the leadership of your organization to ensure a representative response.
This annual renewal and survey are tools for updating your contact information and assessing your strengths and challenges. The successful competition of this form will allow the Housing and Neighborhoods Division and the Neighborhood Commission to provide more effective support to your organization.
To maintain your Registered Neighborhood Organization (RNO) status with the City of Hampton, you are required to renew your registration and update your contact information annually with the Housing and Neighborhood Division.
Annual RNO updates are required between January 1 and March 31 of each year, regardless of the time-of-year of original registration.
Please know that according to the RNO Program policy, if a registered organization does not respond to request for updates or a current update is not provided within the three (3) month period, the organization will be removed from the current RNO listing. Those removed from the listing will be required to resubmit their registration for review by the Neighborhood Commission.
These are the benefits of being an RNO with the City of Hampton:
• Eligible to apply for Community Connections Program funds for social events
• Eligible to apply for the Places and Spaces Program funds for physical improvements in their community
Recognition & Promotion
• Recognition by the Hampton Neighborhood Commission at various times of the year
• Opportunity to spotlight your organization. For example: Neighborhood Commission meetings, City media, Channel 47 special event promotions, and communication to Council
Events & Meetings
• Application fee waived for neighborhood-scale special event permit
• The waiver of insurance requirements for school division facility uses or rental for qualified meetings and events
Communication & Awareness
• Automatically signed-up for the Hampton E-News for neighborhood related events, opportunities, and news
• Notified of rezoning petitions and planning processes by the Community Development Department
• Added to official contact lists for neighborhood-level public meetings related to rezoning and land use cases
• Notification from local agencies that may interest residents, including special events, training, grants and other neighborhood opportunities
• Opportunity to build organizational coalitions and obtain community input on private sector projects
Coaching & Other Support
• Priority access to training opportunities, including Hampton 101, Hampton Leadership Academy and neighborhood-related workshops
• Opportunity for technical assistance (dependent upon the availability of staff/commissioners) in improving outreach efforts and effectiveness of your organization, and developing methods to address complex community issues