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Posted on: May 1, 2022

Monthly Liquor Store Specials for May

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Help ensure pool safety within our community!

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Backyard pools are a great way to find relief from the summer heat, but they can also pose a safety hazard when access is not properly restricted. Perimeter barriers must be in place and maintained to restrict unintended access to the pool.

In-ground pools and pools less than 4 feet in height must be surrounded by an approved barrier such as a security fence, freestanding or building wall. The barrier must be a minimum of 4 feet in height above grade measured on the exterior facing side. Abo...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Extend the life and improve the appearance of exterior wood surfaces around your property!

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Spring and summer are a great time to complete home improvement projects around the house. Protecting exterior wood surfaces like decks or fences from the elements such as wind, rain, and sun increases their longevity and can look great!

All exterior wood surfaces should be protected from the wind, rain, and sun by means of a protective covering or treatment such as paint, stain, or wood sealer. Homeowners should plan for reapplication of treatment to wood surfaces when color and surface ...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Do your part to keep the public right of way safe and accommodating to ordinary use!

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Obstructions in the public right of way can interfere with many ordinary uses that we all depend on. Public streets, sidewalks, and boulevard areas should be kept free of obstructions and accommodating to ordinary use.

Street, sidewalk, and boulevard areas may not be used by property owners or contractors as staging areas for storage of equipment or materials except as allowed for by city permit. Construction/demolition and landscaping materials such as junk concrete fr...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Are you aware of installation and maintenance standards for fences in Apple Valley?

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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.

All fences must be located entirely on the owner’s property. However, boundary fences may be constructed on a property line provided the adjoining property owner gives written consent. A survey may be needed to verify the property line. Please note that t...

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Posted on: April 25, 2022

Get to know your property lines! Here are some helpful tips about surveying and your property.

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The City is not an authority on property line disputes, but may have a survey on record that can help owners identify where property markers may be located. Here is some additional information on land surveying that may be of interest.

When trying to locate property markers, it may be possible to locate them on your own with assistance from metal detectors. Front yard property markers are typically 13-15 feet back from the curb-line. Property markers are most often an iron pipe or rod t...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

View the City's Approved 2022 Voting District Map

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Due to mandatory state and local redistricting, the City of Apple Valley has established new precinct boundaries and polling places for the 2022 elections.

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

Summer Water Restrictions In Effect Starting May 1

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A reminder that the use of sprinklers is prohibited between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. daily.

Irrigation restrictions comply with state regulations and help enhance water conservation and environmental stewardship.

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Posted on: April 14, 2022

Mosquito Control Activity Starting in April

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The Metropolitan Mosquito Control District (MMCD) will be conducting activities in Apple Valley to reduce the risk of disease and overpopulation in an environmentally-sensitive manner

Each year the field staff at MMCD monitors and treats wetlands that breed mosquitoes with a fleet of trucks and helicopters. Many of our seasonal staff begin working in April and residents of the seven county metro area may notice the green or white truck...

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

Freedom Days Celebration June 30–July 4

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Join us for Freedom Days to participate in family-friendly events starting June 30. The Freedom Days Parade and a fireworks show will take place on July 4.

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

Help Plan the Future of the City's Parks & Recreation System

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The Apple Valley City Council and Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee are engaging the community to gauge support for a future Parks Bond Referendum.

 

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

Summer Water Restrictions In Effect

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The use of sprinklers is prohibited between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. daily

A reminder that the use of sprinklers is prohibited between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. daily. Irrigation restrictions comply with state regulations and help enhance water conservation and environmental stewardship. 

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapters 91 and 95 for Off-Leash Dog Area

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapters 91 and 95 for Off-Leash Dog Area

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapters 91 and 95 for Off-Leash Dog Area

Summary:  The intent of the ordinance is to allow for designated Off-Leash Dog areas or dog park areas.

Chapter 91 Establish Regulations for Off-Lease Dog Areas

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 154 Regulating Signs -- Projecting Signs

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 154 Regulating Signs -- Projecting Signs

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 154 Regulating Signs -- Projecting Signs

Summary of Proposed Amendment:  The City Council will consider a draft ordinance amendment to the Sign Code, Chapter 154, to allow for “Projecting Signs&rd...

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Posted on: March 17, 2022

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 95.03 Regulating Firearms and 130.22 Bows and Arrows in Parks

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 95.03 Regulating Firearms and 130.22 Bows and Arrows in Parks

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 95.03 Regulating Firearms and 130.22 Bows and Arrows in Parks

Summary of Proposed Amendment:  This draft amendment removes the word "display" from the the prohibition of discharge of firearms in parks...

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Posted on: March 3, 2022

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 PD Applewood Pointe

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 PD Applewood Pointe

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 PD Applewood Pointe

Summary of Proposed Amendment:  This is the draft planned development ordinance for proposed Applewood Pointe development located at the northeast corner of CSAH 31 (Pilot Knob Road and ...

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 PD 290 Zone 1 Setback

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 PD 290 Zone 1 Setback

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 PD 290 Zone 1 Setback

Summary of Proposed Amendment:  Ken Sherman, owner of Cowboy Jack’s located at 14998 Glazier Ave has applied to amend the zoning ordinance for PD-290 to reduce the street sid...

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 PD 254-Rezone UHaul Zone 2

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 PD 254-Rezone UHaul Zone 2

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 PD 254-Rezone UHaul  Zone 2

Summary of Proposed Amendment:  U-Haul Apple Valley has applied to rezone their property located at 6895 151 St W from PD-254 Zone 1 to Pd-254 Zone 2. Additionally reque...

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Posted on: December 2, 2021

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 91 Regulating Dangerous and Potentially Dangerous Dogs

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 91 Regulating Dangerous and Potentially Dangerous Dogs

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 91 Regulating Dangerous and Potentially Dangerous Dogs

Summary of Proposed Amendment:  Chapter 91 of the City Code is updated to bring it within statute and to set a hearing fee for potentially dangerous and da...

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Posted on: October 22, 2021

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 112 Deleting Coin Operated Device Regulations

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 112 Deleting Coin Operated Device Regulations

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 112 Deleting Coin Operated Device Regulations

Summary of Proposed Amendment:  Chapter 112 of the City Code is amended to delete sections regulating Coin-Operated Amusement Devises.

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapters 155.3, 152, and zoning map shoreland overlay

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapters 155.3, 152, and zoning map regulating shoreland overlay

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapters 155.3, 152, and zoning map regulating shoreland overlay

Summary:  The intent of the ordinance is to update the City's “SH” (Shoreland Overlay) zoning district requirements. &nb...

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Posted on: August 5, 2021

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 155 Planned Development Designation No. 646

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Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 155 Planned Development Designation No. 646

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 155 Planned Development Designation No. 646

Summary:  This amendment pertains to the Fischer Market Place commercial development located south of 147th Street West, west of Flagstaff Avenue, north of County Road No. 42,...

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Posted on: August 5, 2021

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 91 Regulating Chickens

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Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 91 Regulating Chickens

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 91 Regulating Chickens

Summary:  The section of the Code is proposed to be amended to establish regulations and requirements for the keeping of chickens within the City.

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 115 Regulating Tobacco Products

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Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 115 Regulating Tobacco Products

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 115 Regulating Tobacco Products

Summary:  The section of the Code is proposed to be amended to bring the language into conformance with a new State statute on tobacco sales.

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Posted on: July 26, 2021

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 155.350 Impervious Surface Coverage Fees

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Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 155.350 Impervious Surface Coverage Fee Schedule

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 155.350 Impervious Surface Coverage Fee Schedule

Summary:  The section of the Code is proposed to be amended to allow increased impervious coverage on lots 9,000 to 9,999 sq. ft. from 35% to 40%.  The amendment...

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Posted on: July 26, 2021

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 155.350 Impervious Surface Coverage

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Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 155.350 Impervious Surface Coverage

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 155.350 Impervious Surface Coverage

Summary:  The section of the Code is proposed to be amended to allow increased impervious coverage on lots 9,000 to 9,999 sq. ft. from 35% to 40%.  The amendment also approve...

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Posted on: May 25, 2021

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 50 Regulating Licensed Solid Waste Haulers

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Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 50 Regulating Licensed Solid Waste Haulers

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 50 Regulating Licensed Solid Waste Haulers

Summary:  Chapter 50 of the City Code, regulating solid waste, is amended to delete provisions requiring a licensed hauler to submit certain reports to the City; and is amended...

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Posted on: May 25, 2021

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 115 Regulating Tobacco Products

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Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 115 Regulating Tobacco Products

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 115 Regulating Tobacco Products

Summary:  Chapter 115 of the City Code, regulating tobacco, tobacco products, and tobacco related devises, is amended in order to eliminate penalties for purchase, use, and possession vio...

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 155 Adding Planned Development Cider Ridge Marketplace

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Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 155 Adding Planned Development Cider Ridge Marketplace

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 155 Adding Planned Development Cider Ridge Marketplace

Summary:  This draft planned development ordinance is a proposed PD Amendment for the Cider Ridge Marketplace development on the northeast corner of Cedar Ave and 1...

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 155 Adding Planned Development Applewood Pointe

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Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 155 Adding Planned Development Applewood Pointe

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 155 Adding Planned Development Applewood Pointe

Summary:  This draft planned development ordinance pertains to 10.9 acres of property located at the northeast corner of Pilot Knob Road and McAndrews Road.  The ...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapters 114, 118, 154, 155, 71, 94, & 96 special events & mobile food

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapters 114, 118, 154, 155, 71, 94, & 96 regulating special events and mobile food units

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapters 114, 118, 154, 155, 71, 94, & 96 regulating special events and mobile food units

Summary:  The City has drafted an ordinance that creates provisions to regulate special events and mobile food units within ...

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155.246 Regarding Retail Sales within Institutional District

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155.246 Regarding Retail Sales within Institutional District

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155.246 Regarding Retail Sales within Institutional District

Summary:  The purpose of the institutional zone is for public and quasi-public uses, such as parks, schools, and municipal buildings. The proposed or...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Join us for Watchdog Walkers, June 7 at 6 p.m.

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Calling all dog lovers! Bring your four-legged friend to this fun, community event in Kelley Park that focuses on staying safe while out and about.

It's time to get out and reconnect with the outdoors! Many residents take advantage of the summer months to walk, bike, or run outside  and we all know these activities are more fun when we bring our furry friends along! Our W...

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

Summer Water Restrictions In Effect Starting May 1

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A reminder that the use of sprinklers is prohibited between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. daily.

Irrigation restrictions comply with state regulations and help enhance water conservation and environmental stewardship.

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