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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Monthly Liquor Store Specials for March

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Monthly Liquor Store Specials for March

See our sales specials for Wine, Liquor, and Beer

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

Submitted Applications to serve on the Apple Valley City Council

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To fill the vacancy, the City of Apple Valley accepted applications from citizens interested in being appointed to fill the remaining term of the Councilmember position.

When former Councilmember Clint Hooppaw was selected to become the Mayor of Apple Valley effective January 14, 2021, a vacancy on the City Council was created.  To fill the vacancy, the City of Apple Valley accepted applications from citizens int...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Links to virtual meeting participation will be posted here three days before the meeting.

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Learn more about how to participate in a virtual City meeting

As part of the Local Emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to restrict in-person attendance to maintain social distancing, the City is using electronic means to supplement in-person meetings.

A virtual meeting link will be provided us...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Check out these resources for dealing with water damage in your home!

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If you have water damage inside your home or know someone who does here is some information and resources for ensuring your home is restored appropriately.

Any significant water damage event in the home such as a burst water pipe or water intrusion from the roof increases the possibility of mold growth. The potential for mold growth increases with the size of the affected area and the amount of time the wet ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

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

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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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Posted on: February 15, 2021

Prevent water damage and adverse runoff conditions as the snow melts!

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As the large amount of snow accumulation piles up and begins to melt simple steps can be taken to prevent water damage and ensure adverse water run-off and ponding does not occur in your neighborhood.

If you have had icicles hanging from your roof this winter it may signal that a significant amount of heat is escaping from your home through your roof. Not only will this raise your heating costs; if left unchecked, it could cause damage to your roof str...

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Posted on: February 8, 2021

Check out these resources to prevent and eliminate rodents or pests around your home and property!

Rodent Pest Infestation

Do you have rodent or pest problems around your home or yard? The following information might help you prevent and eliminate pests from around your home and property.

Do you have rodent or pest problems around your home or yard? The following information and resources might help you prevent and eliminate pests from around your home and property.

Under City ordinance a pest is defined as a rodent or insect at any stage o...

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Residential rental properties should be registered with the City and properly maintained!

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Did you know that rental properties in Apple Valley should be registered with the City?

Residential rental properties should be registered with the City of Apple Valley. The registration process requires a one-time registration with the City and a record of the following:

  1. Contact information for the owner/manager of the property
  2. Address of the...
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Posted on: February 24, 2021

State Launches Vaccine Connector

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Who can get the vaccine now from Dakota County Public Health

Recently, Dakota County Public Health began moving into Phase 1B. Phases are different depending on your county/community. Dakota County is now opening vaccination appointments to pre-K through g...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Virtual Landscaping Workshops Available

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Once again, the Dakota Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is offering Landscaping for Clean Water Workshops for residents interested in enhancing their property with raingardens, native gardens, or shoreline stabilization projects.

The workshop is held virtually, but also allows for direct technical assistance if residents are interested.  Grants are available through the SWCD and the City through the Rainwater Rewards Program. More information can be found at Dakota County...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Spring Load Restrictions in effect on March 4, 2021

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The City of Apple Valley follows Minnesota State Statute 169.87 regarding seasonal limits.

Posted streets within the City are identified on the spring load restriction map. For more information visit MnDOT Seasonal Road Limits or Dakota County Spring Load Restrictions

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Spring Tree and Shrub Sale Now Open!

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Browse this year’s varieties & pre-order now using our new (improved!) online ordering system

Ready to add more beauty, shade, or habitat to your yard?  Browse this year’s varieties & pre-order now using our new (improved!) online ordering system. Then, eagerly count down the days until Order Pick-Up on Saturday, April 24th ...

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

State Launches Vaccine Connector

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The state recently launched the Vaccine Connector. Any Minnesotan, age 18 and older, can sign up for to be notified of when and where vaccine is available for them

Who can get the vaccine now from Dakota County Public Health

Recently, Dakota County Public Health began moving into Phase 1B. Phases are different depending on your county/community. Dakota County is now opening vaccination appointments to pre-K through g...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

Submitted Applications to serve on the Apple Valley City Council

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To fill the vacancy, the City of Apple Valley accepted applications from citizens interested in being appointed to fill the remaining term of the Councilmember position.

When former Councilmember Clint Hooppaw was selected to become the Mayor of Apple Valley effective January 14, 2021, a vacancy on the City Council was created.  To fill the vacancy, the City of Apple Valley accepted applications from citizens int...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Links to virtual meeting participation will be posted here three days before the meeting.

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Learn more about how to participate in a virtual City meeting

As part of the Local Emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to restrict in-person attendance to maintain social distancing, the City is using electronic means to supplement in-person meetings.

A virtual meeting link will be provided us...

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Virtual Landscaping Workshops Available

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Once again, the Dakota Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is offering Landscaping for Clean Water Workshops for residents interested in enhancing their property with raingardens, native gardens, or shoreline stabilization projects.

The workshop is held virtually, but also allows for direct technical assistance if residents are interested.  Grants are available through the SWCD and the City through the Rainwater Rewards Program. More information can be found at Dakota County...

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155.246 Regarding Retail Sales within Institutional District

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155.246 Regarding Retail Sales within Institutional District

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155.246 Regarding Retail Sales within Institutional District

Summary:  The purpose of the institutional zone is for public and quasi-public uses, such as parks, schools, and municipal buildings. The proposed or...

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Posted on: December 22, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Appendix F Article 11 Regulating PD 144 Zone 5

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Appendix F Article 11 Regulating PD 144 Zone 5

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Appendix F Article 11 Regulating PD 144 Zone 5

Summary: Permitted uses modified (D)   Zone 5.  Within this zone, no structure or land shall be used, except for one or more of the following uses or ...

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Posted on: November 30, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 50 Solid Waste

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 50 Solid Waste

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 50 Solid Waste

Summary: The attached ordinance updates Chapter 50 of the City Code Concerning Garbage and Recycling Collection.  The update is required by Dakota County to ensure the City requirements meet the ...

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 to Add Low Density Flex Residential Zoning District

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 to Add Low Density Flex Residential Zoning District

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 to Add Low Density Flex Residential Zoning District

Summary: The City of Apple Valley is proposing to amend the City's zoning chapter to add the "LDF" (Low Density Flex) residential zoning distric...

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Posted on: October 8, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155, App. F., Article 33

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155, Appendix F, Article 33, PD 856

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155, Appendix F, Article 33, PD 856

Summary: The proposed amendments identifies the permitted, conditional, and accessory uses; area requirements and performance standards in Zone 3 of Planned Development No. 8...

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 130, Section 130.08

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 130, Section 130.08

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 130, Section 130.08

Summary:  This amendment changes the restrictions on sexual offender residence locations.

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Zoning Map Established by Section 155.006

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Zoning Map Established by Section 155.006

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Zoning Map Established by Section 155.006

Summary:  This amendment changes the boundaries of the zoning districts established by City Code Section 155.006.  The impacted properties are located on the northwest...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 50 Garbage and Refuse Storage and Collection

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 50 Garbage and Refuse Storage and Collection

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 50 Garbage and Refuse Storage and Collection

Summary:  This amendment adds a category of flexible or compact dumpster.


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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 130 General Offenses

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 130 General Offenses

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 130 General Offenses

Summary:  Section 130.08 pertains to sexual offender residence location restrictions.


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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 155 Regulating Outdoor Promotions and Events

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 155 Regulating Outdoor Promotions and Events

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 155 Regulating Outdoor Promotions and Events

Summary:  The following proposed ordinance amendment is part of a group of amendments creating provisions in the City code to allow for large Special Events, and Mobile...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 154 Regulating Temporary Special Events and Promotional Signs

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 154 Regulating Temporary Special Events and Promotional Signs

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 154 Regulating Temporary Special Events and Promotional Signs

Summary:  The following proposed ordinance amendment is part of a group of amendments creating provisions in the City code to allow for large Special E...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 118 Regulating Vending Carts

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 118 Regulating Vending Carts

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 118 Regulating Vending Carts

Summary:  The following proposed ordinance amendment is part of a group of amendments creating provisions in the City code to allow for large Special Events, and Mobile Food Units to o...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 114 Regulating Transient Merchants

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 114 Regulating Transient Merchants

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 114 Regulating Transient Merchants

Summary:  The following proposed ordinance amendment is part of a group of amendments creating provisions in the City code to allow for large Special Events, and Mobile Food Unit...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 96 Regulating Right of Way

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 96 Regulating Right of Way

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 96 Regulating Right of Way

Summary:  The following proposed ordinance amendment is part of a group of amendments creating provisions in the City code to allow for large Special Events, and Mobile Food Units to ope...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 94 Regulating Right of Way

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 94 Regulating Right of Way

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 94 Regulating Right of Way

Summary:  The following proposed ordinance amendment is part of a group of amendments creating provisions in the City code to allow for large Special Events, and Mobile Food Units to ope...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 71 Regulating Off-Street Parking

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 71 Regulating Off-Street Parking

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 71 Regulating Off-Street Parking

Summary:  The following proposed ordinance amendment is part of a group of amendments creating provisions in the City code to allow for large Special Events, and Mobile Food Units ...

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Posted on: March 2, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Zoning Map Established by Section 155.006

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Zoning Map Established by Section 155.006

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Zoning Map Established by Section 155.006

Summary:  This amendment changes the boundaries of the zoning districts established by City Code Section 155.006.  The impacted properties are located on the southwest...

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Appendix F, Article 31 Regulating Standards for PD No. 739

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Appendix F, Article 31 Regulating Standards for PD No. 739

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Appendix F, Article 31 Regulating Standards for PD No. 739

Summary:  This amendment changes building setbacks to a planned development along 153rd Street and Founders Lane.

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Posted on: December 8, 2020

Fingerprinting Service Unavailable at this Time Due to COVID Emergency

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Due to COVID operational changes, this service has been temporarily suspended.

Fingerprinting services are temporarily unavailable at this time due to operational changes from the COVID emergency.

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Spring Load Restrictions in effect on March 4, 2021

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The City of Apple Valley follows Minnesota State Statute 169.87 regarding seasonal limits.

Posted streets within the City are identified on the spring load restriction map. For more information visit MnDOT Seasonal Road Limits or Dakota County Spring Load Restrictions

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

March 1st, 2021:AV Public Works Crews were dispatched at 6:30 AM to plow and deice all roads

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March 1st, 2021:AV Public Works Crews were dispatched at 6:30 AM to plow and deice all roads

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Posted on: February 28, 2021

February 28, 2021:AV Public Works Crews were dispatched at 11 AM to plow and deice all major roads

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February 28, 2021:AV Public Works Crews were dispatched at 11 AM to plow and deice all major roads

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