Code Enforcement

Responsibilities
  • Addresses questions and concerns our residents and local business owners have regarding city ordinance guidelines and possible violations of properties 
  • Listens to each report to determine whether it is an issue that requires an inspection and follow-up, dispatching to the appropriate city department; or if it is a civil issue to be handled outside of the confines of city government 
  • Offers advice on how to stay in compliance within the guidelines of the ordinances 
  • Promotes public awareness and actively addresses city code violations

Tips on Managing Trash and Recycling Containers
Attached at the following link is a powerpoint that explains trash container storage requirements and shares best practices for container storage.


  1. How to do your part in keeping the right of way safe and accommodating to ordinary use!

    The use of public right of way areas including streets, public sidewalks, and the grassy boulevard areas between sidewalks and the curb, without first obtaining a right of way permit from the City, is prohibited and is considered a public nuisance. Read on...
  2. Extend the life and Improve the appearance of exterior wood surfaces around your property!

    Summer is the time to complete various home improvement projects around the house including treatment of exterior wood surfaces. Not only is it required by code, but it is a good idea to protect all exterior wood surfaces from the elements! Read on...
  3. Are you aware of installation and maintenance standards for fences in Apple Valley?

    Fences can bring a great amount of privacy and security to a property. If you are considering installing a fence here are a few tips on Apple Valley’s fence requirements that can help you ensure your fence will comply with city ordinances. Read on...
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