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Posted on: January 27, 2020

Reduce clutter in your home for a safer, healthier, and more pleasant environment!


Excessive accumulation of personal belongings and waste within the home can lead to potentially unsafe conditions. These conditions can affect the safety of the occupant, neighbors, and public.

Excessive indoor accumulation of belongings and household waste such as newspapers, junk mail, expired food and merchandize, and common household waste can lead to potentially unsafe conditions in a number of ways.  Excessive indoor accumulation ...

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Posted on: January 20, 2020

Private snow removal is necessary, but should not utilize public areas and right of way.

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Clearing snow and ice on private property is encouraged in all cases, but please remember pushing snow onto or even across public ways is not allowed.

Ensuring that snow removal is conducted in a compliant manner is the responsibility of homeowners, renters, commercial property owners, business owners and managers, home owners associations, and even contractors.  Snow may not be pushed across a...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Proper maintenance of building systems is key to safe, comfortable, and efficient use of your home!

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Ensure you are prepared for the cold temperatures this winter. All building systems, including furnaces and other heating system elements, should be maintained in proper working order and capable of performing the function for which they are designed.

Furnaces and other heating system elements should be properly maintained in working order and functional condition.  The Minnesota State Building Code calls for interior spaces intended for human occupancy to be provided with heating systems capa...

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Posted on: January 6, 2020

Help Code Enforcement work for you. Understanding the Code Enforcement Process!

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Code awareness and compliance promotes the health, safety, and appeal of our community. The code process in Apple Valley is complaint driven and relies on assistance from the public. Here is how you can get in touch with us.

Code enforcement begins with a complaint.  Complaints can be made by residents, the general public, or any city department.  Generalized complaints regarding particular violations or neighborhoods are encouraged.  Complaints are...

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