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Posted on: October 30, 2017

Eliminate outdoor storage and reduce accumulation to reduce fire risk and rodent infestations!

Outdoor storage and accumulation of construction materials, equipment, and other miscellaneous items provides ideal winter shelter for mice and other rodents.  Avoid attracting rodents to your property and neighborhood by eliminating these conditions.

Not only can outdoor storage and accumulation of materials and equipment detract from the visual appearance of neighborhoods, it can also pose a fire hazard, and can provide ideal shelter for many types of comment rodents and other pests.  Outdoor storage and accumulation may include but is not limited to accumulation of car parts, household furniture or appliances, wood and other construction material, or debris.  Such storage can attract rodent and pest infestation year round; but as winter approaches this effect is intensified by rodents such as mice, moles, squirrels, raccoons and the like seeking shelter from cold winter weather.  Please ensure outdoor storage and debris accumulation at your property is properly disposed of in a timely and compliant manner.  Please follow the link below for more information on disposal options and resources available to Apple Valley residents.

With questions or concerns regarding outdoor storage requirements or to report conditions of concern in your area please contact Val Abbott in Code Enforcement by phone at 952.953.2570; or by email at vabbott@ci.apple-valley.mn.us.

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