News Flash

Posted on: February 11, 2019

Non-passenger vehicles may service, but should not be stored in residential neighborhoods!

Food Truck

To maintain quality residential neighborhoods, non-passenger vehicles are prohibited in residential districts unless loading, unloading, or otherwise rendering a service.

Non-passenger vehicles are defined as motor vehicles, over 8 feet in height or over 22 feet in length, vehicles with a one ton or more carrying capacity, or any vehicles or trailers not customary or incidental to the use or occupancy of residential proper...

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Code Enforcement
Posted on: February 4, 2019

Private snow removal is necessary, but should not utilize public areas and right of way.

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Clearing snow and ice on private property is encouraged in all cases, but please remember pushing snow onto or even across public ways is not allowed.

Ensuring that snow removal is conducted in a compliant manner is the responsibility of homeowners, renters, commercial property owners, business owners and managers, home owners associations, and even contractors.  Snow may not be pushed across a...

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Code Enforcement
Posted on: January 28, 2019

Understanding parking requirements in residential Neighborhoods!

Four Car Maximum

In order to protect the character and tranquility of residential neighborhoods throughout the City, the City of Apple Valley restricts the total number of passenger vehicles that may be parked outside at a residential property to four (4) at any time.

No more than a total four (4) passenger vehicles may be parked outside on a residential property at any time.  A residential parking permit, however, can be obtained through the City’s Planning Division that would allow up to, but no mo...

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Additional Info... Code Enforcement
Posted on: January 21, 2019

Proper maintenance of building systems is key to safe, comfortable, and efficient use of your home!


Ensure you are prepared for the cold temperatures this winter. All building systems, including furnaces and other heating system elements, should be maintained in proper working order and capable of performing the function for which they are designed.

Furnaces and other heating system elements should be properly maintained in working order and functional condition.  The Minnesota State Building Code calls for interior spaces intended for human occupancy to be provided with heating systems capa...

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Code Enforcement
Posted on: January 14, 2019

Help Code Enforcement work for you. Understanding the Code Enforcement Process!

Code awareness and compliance promotes the health, safety, and appeal of our community. The code process in Apple Valley is complaint driven and relies assistance from the public. Here is how you can get in touch with us.

Code enforcement begins with a complaint.  Complaints can be made by residents, the general public, or any city department.  Generalized complaints regarding particular violations or neighborhoods are encouraged.  Complaints are...

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Code Enforcement