East - 26th Street
South - Montana Avenue
West - The Pacific Ocean
North - Adelaide Drive
Who Are We
NOMA is a non-profit volunteer group of residents working to improve life in our neighborhood
and in Santa Monica. NOMA is bounded by the north side of Montana Avenue, Ocean Avenue,
the northern City Limits, and 26th St., an area comprising approximately 5,200 homes.
What We Do
NOMA has no agenda of issues or established position on any issue, except as defined by a
majority of residents in the area, nor do we endorse any candidate(s) for political office. We
have updated and ratified our new bylaws. They are posted here for your review.
We Want You!
Are you interested in getting more involved in our neighborhood? Would you like NOMA to
become more engaged in the issues you care about? NOMA is always looking for active
members who will attend NOMA meetings, work on neighborhood issues and activities, and
communicate with our members. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll contact you.
History of NOMA
During the early months of 1998, a number of residents living north of Montana Avenue
became particularly concerned over events occurring in their neighborhood and decided to
form a citizen’s association to explore the problems and devise some solutions responsive
to the needs and desires of the residents.
The North of Montana Neighborhood Association (NOMA) was first organized in May 1998. In
December 1998 it was formally incorporated as a California non-profit, public benefit
NOMA Major Activities
During the first years of operation, NOMA focused primarily on the following issues:
The first two goals have been achieved through new ordinances passed by the City Council
at NOMA’s urging. The remaining issues are continuing to be addressed.