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Posted on: September 18, 2023

Take advantage of the Apple Valley Clean-up event this Saturday, September 23rd!

Fall Clean-up path with trees in fall

Do you have items for disposal accumulating around the house, garage, or yard? Visit the Apple Valley Clean-up Day event on Saturday, September 23rd from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Apple Valley Family Aquatic Center at 14421 Johnny Cake Ridge Road.

As an alternative to collection by a licensed hauler, or transporting waste to a landfill yourself, the City of Apple Valley in association with Dakota Valley Recycling brings you this additional opportunity to dispose of household waste and perhaps bulky...

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Additional Info... Code Enforcement
Posted on: September 11, 2023

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

Boat on lake at sunset

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 surfaces include concrete, asphalt, or pavers.  Boats may be stored in a garage, shed or similar storage building, the establis...

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Code Enforcement
Posted on: September 4, 2023

Winterize and/or store your swimming pool for the winter.

Pool Closed sign

Closing your pool down for the season? Here are a few helpful tips that will help you keep your property in compliance through the process.

Draining waste water from pools directly onto public ways such as streets or across sidewalks is not permitted. Waste water from pools should be directed completely onto the pool owners’ property and directed in a way as to not cause adverse run...

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Additional Pool Info... Code Enforcement
Posted on: August 28, 2023

Please follow these tips for safety and compliance for your accessory structure!


Backyard sheds can provide much needed storage space, but all accessory structures should meet minimum standards pertaining to size, location, and maintenance. Please observe the following guidelines to ensure compliance with your accessory structure.

Permits are required for all accessory structures over 200 square feet in area. All accessory structures over 200 square feet must be built to standards established in the MN State Building Code, and suitably anchored to the ground. Follow the link below ...

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Additional Info... Code Enforcement