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Posted on: July 1, 2022

Monthly Liquor Store Specials for July

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Monthly Liquor Store Specials for July

See our sales specials for Wine, Liquor, and Beer

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Posted on: July 4, 2022

Please follow these tips for safety and compliance for your accessory structure!

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Backyard sheds can provide much needed storage space, but all accessory structures should meet minimum standards pertaining to size, location, and maintenance. Please observe the following guidelines to ensure compliance with your accessory structure.

Permits are required for all accessory structures over 200 square feet in area. All accessory structures over 200 square feet must be built to standards established in the MN State Building Code, and suitably anchored to the ground. Follow the link below ...

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Posted on: June 27, 2022

Keep your lawn green while reducing your water bill. Remember Apple Valley watering restrictions!

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Remember summer watering restrictions are currently in place. Irrigation systems and sprinklers may not be used between the hours of 11 AM and 6 PM; May 1st through September 30th.

In the interest of water preservation and to reduce the demand on the public utility system during peak hours the City of Apple Valley implements a seasonal watering ban during day-time hours over the summer months; applied to residential and commercial p...

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Posted on: June 20, 2022

Remember these helpful ordinances for a more enjoyable summer around your home and property!

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Summer is always a busy time of year with home projects, lawn maintenance, summer activities, sports, and vacations. Here are a few helpful ordinances to remember over the summer months:

  1. Yard waste can be properly disposed of at a number of locations county-wide.  A list of sites is available at the Dakota County website. Collection can also be arranged through your trash hauler.
  2. Lawns may not exceed 8” in height.
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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Follow these tips for success and compliance with your next garage sale!

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Garage sales are a great way to get rid of extra and unneeded belongings while bringing in some extra cash. Here are a few tips, and helpful ordinances to remember when hosting your next garage sale.

The City of recommends safe practices in consideration of Covid-19 while hosting a garage sale, but no local regulations currently prohibit such activity.  Observance of and adherence to city ordinance requirements should still be made as outline...

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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.

  • Lawn watering is only permitted before 11 a.m. and after 6 p.m. each day between May 1 and September 30. Lawn watering refers ...
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Posted on: June 22, 2022

View the Updated 2022 Voting District Map and FAQ

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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. Learn more and view the updated voting district map.

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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: July 6, 2022

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155.400(D) Zoning Map Rezoning Certain Lands

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155.400(D) Zoning Map Rezoning Certain Lands

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155.400(D) Zoning Map Rezoning Certain Lands

Summary:  The intent of the ordinance is to rezone three parcels of land.

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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.

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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: June 16, 2022

Host a Night to Unite Block Party!

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Join forces with your neighbors and plan a block party on Tuesday, August 2 in support of Apple Valley’s night out against crime! Have fun while building police and community partnerships and promoting crime prevention.

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Neighborhoods are encouraged to organize a gathering with their neighbors in support of Night to Unite. Crime maps, street closure supplies, and sidewalk chalk will be supplied to neighborhood parties that register. Police, Fire, an...

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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.

  • Lawn watering is only permitted before 11 a.m. and after 6 p.m. each day between May 1 and September 30. Lawn watering refers ...
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