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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Monthly Liquor Store Specials for October

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Posted on: October 14, 2019

Enjoy a recreational fire safely by following these guidelines!

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As nights begin to cool off for the season, recreational fires will be more common throughout the city. To keep your property and neighborhood safe please remember to follow recreational fire and burning guidelines while burning at your property.

Recreational fires should be confined to an area no greater than 3 x 3 x 3 feet and should be completely surrounded by a non-combustible material such as but not limited to rock, masonry, or ferrous metal.  Areas intended for recreational fire us...

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

How to ensure your winter boat storage is compliant with City Ordinances!

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Are you thinking about winter storage options for your boat? Please remember that motorized vehicles including boats stored on trailers must be parked on approved hard surface such as concrete, asphalt, or pavers regardless of the season.

Motorized boats may not be stored in your yard unless they are parked on an approved hard surface.  Approved hard surfaces include concrete, asphalt, or pavers.  Boats may be stored in a garage, shed or similar storage building, the esta...

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Posted on: September 30, 2019

Help keep areas of your property near intersections free of sightline obstructions!

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To ensure adequate visibility of on-coming traffic at intersections, corner properties should maintain area near intersections free of any structures or plantings greater than 36” (inches) in height.

Corner areas defined by the triangular area within 30 feet of an intersection along each intersecting curb-lines should be maintained free of structures and plantings greater than 36” in height.  Hedges, signs, fences, and any landscaping feature...

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Enjoy but observe reasonable levels of noise at your property!

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Generally, permissible noise levels and certain activities are restricted over nighttime hours. Electronic sound systems, loud dogs, and parties should be reported to 911. Courtesy should always be taken to avoid annoying and unnecessary noise emissions.

All properties should observe noise standards that are established by city ordinance during both daytime and nighttime hours.  In residential neighborhoods, as well as in institutional districts, however, permissible noise levels drop significant...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Johnny Cake Ridge Rd Closed from 149th St W to 144th St W beginning 9/23 thru 11/29

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East & westbound lanes of 147th Street will remain open.

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

Apply to Become an Election Judge

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The City of Apple Valley is Recruiting Qualified Individuals to Hire as Election Judges for the 2020 Elections

Polling places are open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Judges report to the polling place beginning at 5:30 a.m.  It is preferred judges work the full day, and preference will be given to applicants willing to work full days at all three e...

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Posted on: August 15, 2019

Johnny Cake Ridge Road Closed to Through Traffic from McAndrew's Rd to 140th St W, beginning 8/20

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All local properties directly off of Johnny Cake Ridge Road will have Local Access Only from the McAndrew’s Road (the north). Please see the map of the road closure and detour route.

Weather depending, the anticipated final completion day for 2019 work is November, 1st. We appreciate your continued patience during the construction of Johnny Cake Ridge Road.

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

Apple Valley Celebrates 50 Years in 2019

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In 2019, the years of dynamic growth become a reality as the City of Apple Valley celebrates the notable achievement of 50 years as a City!

As part of the celebration of 50 years, events are planned for every season – Mark Your Calendar

January: Frozen Apple Music Series, January 19

February: Mid-Winterfest, February 2,

Frozen Apple Music Series, February 16

March: Frozen Apple Music Se...

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

Apply to Become an Election Judge

Apply to Become an Election Judge

The City of Apple Valley is Recruiting Qualified Individuals to Hire as Election Judges for the 2020 Elections

Polling places are open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Judges report to the polling place beginning at 5:30 a.m.  It is preferred judges work the full day, and preference will be given to applicants willing to work full days at all three e...

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

Apple Valley Celebrates 50 Years in 2019

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In 2019, the years of dynamic growth become a reality as the City of Apple Valley celebrates the notable achievement of 50 years as a City!

As part of the celebration of 50 years, events are planned for every season – Mark Your Calendar

January: Frozen Apple Music Series, January 19

February: Mid-Winterfest, February 2,

Frozen Apple Music Series, February 16

March: Frozen Apple Music Se...

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Posted on: October 23, 2018

Water Meter Replacement Program

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The City is in the process of replacing water meters. Learn more about this program and when you will be able to receive a new meter.

The City is updating the decades-old water meters with a new metering system. The City’s video production staff completed a short video which summarizes the project and helps answer common questions for residents

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Sect. 155.333 Regarding Building Encroachment Exemptions

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Sect. 155.333 Regarding Building Encroachment Exemptions

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Sect. 155.333 Regarding Building Encroachment Exemptions

Summary: This is a house-keeping amendment is to correct a codification error relative to adoption of previous ordinance language. This amendment is not to change substan...

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 123 Regulating Business and Massage Therapist Licenses

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 123 Regulating Business and Massage Therapist Licenses

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 123 Regulating Business and Massage Therapist Licenses

Summary: The proposed amendments include the addition of Minnesota Business Tax Identification and Social Security number as required by Minnesota Statute 270C.72.

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 155 Sections 155.075 and 155.076 Multiple Family Zoning

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 155 Sections 155.075 and 155.076 Multiple Family Zoning

A Proposed Ordinance Amending Chapter 155 of the City Code Regulating Zoning by Amending Sections 155.075 (Purpose) and 155.076 (Permitted Uses) in the Multiple-Family Residential District

Summary: The proposed amendments include the addition of the word t...

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Posted on: July 31, 2019

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 155 Appendix F Article 2 Regulating PD 290

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 155 Appendix F Article 2 Regulating PD 290

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 155 Appendix F Article 2 Regulating PD 290

Summary: Article 2 Regulates Planned Development Designation No. 290.  The amendment sets conditions for Zone 5 which is used for health club, fitness facility, day spa, ...

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Posted on: May 24, 2019

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 155 Appendix F Article A28 Regulating PD 703

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 155 Appendix F Article A28 Regulating PD 703

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 155 Appendix F Article A28 Regulating PD 703

Summary: Article A28 Regulates Planned Development Designation No. 703.  The amendment sets conditions under which a Class III restaurant with a drive-through window se...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 155 Regarding Front Setback for Porches

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 155 Regarding Front Setback for Porches

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 155 Regarding Front Setback for Porches

Summary: Chapter 155.333 pertains to setbacks for building projections, including porches.



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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 154 Land Usage Appendix C & D Regarding Sign Regulations

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 154 Land Usage Appendix C & D Regarding Sign Regulations

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 154 Land Usage Appendix C & D Regarding Sign Regulations

Summary: Chapter 154 Appendix C and D of the City Code, are amended concerning sign regulations applicable within agricultural zoning districts.

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 155 Land Usage Regarding Property Maintenance

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 155 Land Usage Regarding Property Maintenance

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 155 Land Usage Regarding Property Maintenance

Summary: Chapter 155.360 of the City Code, is amended concerning the construction and maintenance of exterior surfaces of buildings, structures, and accessory structures..

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 155 Land Usage Regarding Fences in Excess of Seven Feet

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 155 Land Usage Regarding Fences in Excess of Seven Feet

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 155 Land Usage Regarding Fences in Excess of Seven Feet

Summary: Chapter 155.003 of the City Code, is amended requiring a building permit for a fence in excess of seven feet in height.

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 155 Land Usage Regarding Accessory Structures

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 155 Land Usage Regarding Accessory Structures

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 155 Land Usage Regarding Accessory Structures

Summary: Chapter 155.332 and 155.053 of the City Code, are amended with revisions regulating accessory buildings and structures. 

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 97 Utility Service Facilities Right-of-Way Management Regulations

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 97 Utility Service Facilities Right-of-Way Management Regulations

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 97 Utility Service Facilities Right-of-Way Management Regulations

Summary: Chapter 97 of the City Code, governing public right-of-way management regulations, is amended to incorporate FCC Rule deadline for action on permit...

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Posted on: February 14, 2019

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Title V Public Works Section 51.66 Septic Tank Maintenance

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Title V Public Works Section 51.66 Septic Tank Maintenance

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Title V Public Works Section 51.66 Septic Tank Maintenance

Summary: Adds Section 51.66 Septic Tank Maintenance:  Inspection and Pumping Requirements



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Posted on: January 4, 2019

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 PD No. 244 Section A9-3 Conditional Uses

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155, Article 9, Appendix F Entitled Planned Development Designation No. 244 by Amending Section A9-3 Conditional Uses

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155, Article 9, Appendix F Entitled Planned Development Designation No. 244 by Amending Section A9-3 Conditional Uses

Summary: Planned Development No. 244 is amended regarding conditional uses as applied to drive-throug...

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Posted on: October 17, 2018

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 30.05 Council Compensation

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 30.05 Council Compensation

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 30.05 Council Compensation

Summary:  The Code of Ordinances is amended as follows:  Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 415.11, as amended, the salaries of the mayor shall be $1,063 per month and t...

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Appendix A for PD at Menards at Hanson Concrete Site

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Appendix A for PD at Menards at Hanson Concrete Site

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Appendix A for PD at Menards at Hanson Concrete Site

Summary:  The Code of Ordinances is amended by adding Article A__ establishing planned development zoning district number ___.  This amendment prov...

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Posted on: September 15, 2018

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Impervious Surface Area on Residential and Shoreland

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Impervious Surface Area on Residential Lots and Shoreland Overlay District

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Impervious Surface Area on Residential Lots and Shoreland Overlay District.

Summary: Chapter 155 of the City Code is amended to address maximum impervious surface area and building coverage area regulations. The ame...

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Posted on: September 4, 2018

Ordinance Proposal: Amending the Zoning Map by Rezoning Certain Land in Apple Valley

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending the Zoning Map by Rezoning Certain Land in Apple Valley

Ordinance Proposal: Amending the Zoning Map by Rezoning Certain Land in Apple Valley

Summary:  This rezoning relates to a request by Menard, Inc. to rezone 46.44 acres from “I-2” (General Industrial) to “PD”...

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Posted on: July 31, 2018

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 91 Animals Creating Separate Enhanced Penalties

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 91 Animals for the Purpose of Creating Separate Code Provisions for Dog and Cat Violations Enhanced Penalties

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 91 Animals for the Purpose of Creating Separate Code Provisions for Dog and Cat Violations Enhanced Penalties

Summary:  Chapter 91 of the City Code governing dog & cat regulations is amended to create separ...

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Posted on: July 9, 2018

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Appendix F Article 2 Regulating PD 290

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Appendix F Article 2 Regulating PD 290

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Appendix F Article 2 Regulating PD 290

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Posted on: July 5, 2018

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Appendix F Article A28 Regulating PD 703

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Appendix F Article A28 Regulating PD 703

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Appendix F Article A28 Regulating PD 703

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Posted on: August 6, 2018

Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee Videos

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Apple Valley Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee meetings are indexed and hosted by a video webstreaming service. To find past Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee meeting videos, click on the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee tab. Link to Vi...

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Posted on: July 26, 2019

AVPD Weekly Newsletter Off the Cuff

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Check out the latest news happening at the Apple Valley Police Department with their weekly newsletter Off the Cuff.

The Apple Valley Police Department publishes a weekly newsletter called Off the Cuff which gives a snapshot of calls for service officers respond to each and every day.  

Off the Cuff Newsletter Police Department

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Posted on: August 15, 2019

Johnny Cake Ridge Road Closed to Through Traffic from McAndrew's Rd to 140th St W, beginning 8/20

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All local properties directly off of Johnny Cake Ridge Road will have Local Access Only from the McAndrew’s Road (the north). Please see the map of the road closure and detour route.

Weather depending, the anticipated final completion day for 2019 work is November, 1st. We appreciate your continued patience during the construction of Johnny Cake Ridge Road.

Click here for Road Closure & Detour Route Map Public Works
Posted on: April 3, 2019

Water Meter Replacement Program

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The City is in the process of replacing water meters. Learn more about this program and when you will be able to receive a new meter.

The City is updating the decades-old water meters with a new metering system. The City’s video production staff completed a short video which summarizes the project and helps answer common questions for residents

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