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Posted on: April 22, 2019

Driveway maintenance and improvements can increase curb appeal and value to your property!

Deteriorated Driveway

Cold weather climates can wreak havoc on driveways, sidewalks, patios, and other property features. Curb appeal to your home can increase the value of your property. Consider making improvements to driveways and other outdoor areas around your property.

Not only can such improvements increase curb appeal and value, but they can make properties safer and more pleasant to use.  City ordinance also calls for maintenance of driveways and outdoor property areas to be maintained free from deteriorated...

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Code Enforcement
Posted on: April 15, 2019

Ways to help fund your next home improvement project!

Home Improvement (Windows)

Do you have urgent overdue home improvement projects, but limited funds to complete the work? As a homeowner in Apple Valley and Dakota County you may be eligible for low interest home improvement loans through the County’s Home Improvement Loan Program.

Now is the time to plan for upcoming home improvement projects. If you have been postponing urgent projects due to lack of financial resources; wait no longer.  Common projects that are eligible for funding include but are not limited to: insulat...

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Link to Dakota County CDA Code Enforcement
Posted on: April 8, 2019

Spring cleaning tips for a vibrant, healthy, and attractive Community!

Bagster Filled with Trash

While spring cleaning this year, please consider these tips that will help you make your yard a more pleasant place to enjoy the warm weather this summer.

Residents of Apple Valley and Dakota County have numerous options available for disposal of yard waste and unwanted household items.  Yard waste can be disposed of by transporting the material to numerous yard waste collection sites located in Da...

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Dakota County Disposal Resources (Link) Code Enforcement
Posted on: April 1, 2019

Prevent adverse water run off this spring!

Downspout Extension

Please be aware of potentially adverse effects drainage patterns at your property this spring.

There are a few simple measures everyone can take to ensure that your property and your neighboring properties drain water appropriately. Water should be directed away from structures and off the property by means of proper grading as much as possible. &a...

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Additional Info... Code Enforcement