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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Enjoy a recreational fire safely by following these guidelines!

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As nights begin to cool off for the season, recreational fires will be more common throughout the city. To keep your property and neighborhood safe please remember to follow recreational fire and burning guidelines while burning at your property.

Recreational fires should be confined to an area no greater than 3 x 3 x 3 feet and should be completely surrounded by a non-combustible material such as but not limited to rock, masonry, or ferrous metal. Areas intended for recreational fire use may be l...

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DNR Statewide Fire Information Code Enforcement
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Doing business from home? Follow these guidelines to be within ordinance requirements.

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In order to preserve the character of residential neighborhoods home occupations are regulated within residential districts. Daycare and state licensed facilities are permitted uses that are not considered a Home Occupation.

Home occupations should be conducted in a manner consistent with ordinance requirements. Below are some guidelines that may assist: 

  1. Business may only be operated by persons residing in the dwelling. No outside employees permitted. 
  2. Busine...
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Home Occupation Guide Code Enforcement
Posted on: September 6, 2021

Take advantage of Apple Valley's Clean-up Day on Saturday, September 25!

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Do you have items for disposal accumulating around the house, garage, or yard? Drop by the Apple Valley Clean-up Day event on Sat, September 25 between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m.

The City of Apple Valley in association with Dakota Valley Recycling hosts an annual Residential Fall Clean-up Day, where Apple Valley Residents can dispose of household waste and bulky items such as furniture, mattresses, appliances, tires, carpet, scrap...

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Code Enforcement
Posted on: August 30, 2021

Swimming pools are great recreation for summer months, but should be adequately prepped for winter!

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Are you a pool owner preparing to close your pool down for the season? Here are a few helpful tips that will help you keep your property in compliance through the process.

Draining waste water from pools directly onto public ways such as streets or across sidewalks is not permitted. Waste water from pools should be directed completely onto the pool owners’ property and directed in a way as to not cause adverse run...

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