Code Enforcement

Responsibilities
  • Addresses questions and concerns our residents and local business owners have regarding city ordinance guidelines and possible violations of properties 
  • Listens to each report to determine whether it is an issue that requires an inspection and follow-up, dispatching to the appropriate city department; or if it is a civil issue to be handled outside of the confines of city government 
  • Offers advice on how to stay in compliance within the guidelines of the ordinances 
  • Promotes public awareness and actively addresses city code violations

Tips on Managing Trash and Recycling Containers
Attached at the following link is a powerpoint that explains trash container storage requirements and shares best practices for container storage.


  1. Non-passenger vehicles may service, but should not be stored in residential neighborhoods!

    To maintain quality residential neighborhoods, non-passenger vehicles are prohibited in residential districts unless loading, unloading, or otherwise rendering a service. Read on...
  2. Private snow removal is necessary, but should not utilize public areas and right of way.

    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. Read on...
  3. Understanding parking requirements in residential Neighborhoods!

    In order to protect the character and tranquility of residential neighborhoods throughout the City, the City of Apple Valley restricts the total number of passenger vehicles that may be parked outside at a residential property to four (4) at any time. Read on...
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