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Posted on: December 1, 2019

Monthly Liquor Store Specials for December

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Apple Valley Liquor Monthly Liquor Store Specials for December

See our sales specials for Wine, Liquor, and Beer

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Protect your home from disastrous and costly freeze damage this winter!

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Prevent freeze damage at your property and in your neighborhood this winter. Consider shutting your water off while you're away.

If you plan to leave your home on vacation for an extended period of time this winter, you might want to consider shutting the water off (at the meter) in case the heat goes out while you’re away. This simple act will minimize the amount of wate...

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Please report vehicles on City Streets during snow removal efforts to Apple Valley Code Enforcement!

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Did you know that City ordinance prohibits parking on public streets during City snow removal operations?

After snow fall events, City snow plow crews are dispatched to clear major and residential streets.  This usually takes place between the hours of 3-6 am when parking on City streets is already prohibited, but timing of snow can vary depending on...

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Posted on: November 25, 2019

Stay safe this holiday season by observing these safety tips in and around your home!

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There is no better time of year than the holidays to ensure that all safety features in your home are in good condition and working properly! Safety features can include smoke detectors, cover plates for all outlets and light switches, and even windows.

Safety features may include smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.  Smoke detectors should be located on each level of the home and in each bedroom.  Carbon monoxide detectors should be located within 10 feet of each bedroom.  All...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

Reduce neglected property maintenance items by reporting vacant properties in your Neighborhood!

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Please report vacant properties in your neighborhood to Code Enforcement staff. An improved housing market means fewer vacant homes, but knowledge of vacant homes in our community remains helpful to city staff in preserving the City’s neighborhoods!

Vacant properties in cold weather climates should be adequately protected to prevent freeze damage over winter months.  Freeze damage and lack of proper maintenance at vacant properties can cause thousands of dollars of damage and deterioration t...

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Posted on: December 12, 2019

MVTA to Reopen Apple Valley Transit Station

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As construction comes to an end, the MVTA has a phased reopening scheduled.

Construction crews have been working on expanding Apple Valley Transit Station since this summer. The first two levels of the ramp are scheduled to reopen on Monday, Dec. 16.

Level 1 and Level 2 of the Apple Valley Transit Station Ramp are scheduled to reo...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee Vacancy

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The City is soliciting applications for a vacancy on the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee for a three-year term expiring March 1, 2021.

A vacancy currently exists on the City of Apple Valley’s Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee for a three-year term expiring March 1, 2021.  This seven-member Advisory Committee is a standing committee with the responsibility to advi...

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

Lebanon Cemetery revised access routes

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Planning to visit a loved one's final resting place at Lebanon Cemetery? Please be aware of the revised access routes to/from the cemetery.

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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: 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: December 9, 2019

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Section 95.03 Regarding Alcohol at Valleywood Golf Course

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Section 95.03 Regarding Alcohol at Valleywood Golf Course

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Section 95.03 Regarding Alcohol at Valleywood Golf Course

Summary:  This amendment clarifies that persons consuming alcoholic beverages on the golf course property must purchase alcoholic beverages from the golf course...

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Posted on: November 22, 2019

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Section A37 Providing Signage to Retailers Over 150,000 Square Feet

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Section A37 Providing Signage to Retailers Over 150,000 Square Feet

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Section A37 Providing Signage to Retailers Over 150,000 Square Feet

Summary: This amendment regulates additional signage for retailers over 150,000 square feet.



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Posted on: November 20, 2019

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 114 Regarding Peddlers and Solicitors Regulations

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 114 Regarding Peddlers and Solicitors Regulations

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 114 Regarding Peddlers and Solicitors Regulations

Summary: This amendment modifies the regulations for peddlers and solicitors, including the deletion of Section 114.07 in its entirety..

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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.  

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

Lebanon Cemetery revised access routes

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Planning to visit a loved one's final resting place at Lebanon Cemetery? Please be aware of the revised access routes to/from the cemetery.

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Posted on: December 12, 2019

Public Works Crews were dispatched at 9:30 AM to Plow and De-Ice all roads

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Apple Valley Plow Crews were dispatched at 9:30 AM on December 12, 2019 to plow and apply de-icing chemicals to all roads. Approximate completion time is 6 PM.

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