Monthly Specials for June
Join us for a wine tasting event featuring Beaulieu Vineyard Chief Winemaker Trevor Durling. The tasting will be held Tuesday, June 18th from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Valleywood Clubhouse.
Join us for a wine tasting event featuring Beaulieu Vineyard Chief Winemaker Trevor Durling. The tasting will be held Tuesday, June 18th from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Valleywood Clubhouse, 4851 McAndrews Road in Apple Valley. Admission ti...
The City of Apple Valley will use an online auction to conduct a public sale of surplus City fire fighter equipment. Items will be posted beginning July 8, 2019. Bidding will close on July 19, 2019. All items will be sold as is, to the highest bidder.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Apple Valley will use the online auction services of Lust Auction Services, LLC, to conduct a public sale of surplus City fire fighter equipment. Items will be posted on the Lust Auction Services website a...
Summer is the time to complete various home improvement projects around the house including treatment of exterior wood surfaces. Not only is it required by code, but it is a good idea to protect all exterior wood surfaces from the elements!
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 an...
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...
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 a...
Undesirable to many, dandelions are not a weed by ordinance and do not constitute a violation unless taller than 8”. City ordinance prohibits state listed noxious weeds, and grass and rank vegetation in excess of 8” (inches) in height.
Noxious weeds in Minnesota have been found to be injurious to public health, the environment, public roads, crops, livestock, or other property. The purpose of the Minnesota Noxious Weed Law is to protect residents of the state from the injuriou...
Learn about recent and upcoming developments, events, and celebrations in the City of Apple Valley in the State of the City Address.
Learn about recent and upcoming developments, events, and celebrations in the City of Apple Valley in the State of the City Address. Link to Video
Remember that use of sprinklers is prohibited between 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. daily.
Irrigation systems or sprinklers can be operated before 11:00 a.m. or after 6:00 p.m. daily.
In 2019, the years of dynamic growth become a reality as the City of Apple Valley celebrates the notable achievement of 50 years as a City!
As part of the celebration of 50 years, events are planned for every season – Mark Your Calendar
January: Frozen Apple Music Series, January 19
February: Mid-Winterfest, February 2,
Frozen Apple Music Series, February 16
March: Frozen Apple Music Se...
The City is in the process of replacing water meters. Learn more about this program and when you will be able to receive a new meter.
The City is updating the decades-old water meters with a new metering system. The City’s video production staff completed a short video which summarizes the project and helps answer common questions for residents
It's Endangered Species Day! Why not celebrate by adding a small piece of habitat to your yard in the form of a native plant garden? The Rusty Patched Bumble Bee, an endangered species found in the metro area, would benefit from the addition.
The Rusty Patched Bumble Bee was added to the Federal Endangered Species List in 2017 and can be found in Apple Valley. While there are many contributing factors to the decline of this once common bumblebee, habitat loss is thought to be one of ...
Landscaping for Clean Water workshops will be held again in 2019. See stunning examples, learn about benefits to water and wildlife, learn about grants. You don't have to live on the water to help improve the water. Eco-friendly can be beautiful.
Now is a great time to begin planning a stunning new garden for your yard. To help you get started, Dakota County Soil and Water Conservation District will be holding Landscaping for Clean Water workshops on native gardens, rain...
Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 155 Appendix F Article A28 Regulating PD 703
Summary: Article A28 Regulates Planned Development Designation No. 703. The amendment sets conditions under which a Class III restaurant with a drive-through window se...
Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 155 Regarding Front Setback for Porches
Summary: Chapter 155.333 pertains to setbacks for building projections, including porches.
Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 154 Land Usage Appendix C & D Regarding Sign Regulations
Summary: Chapter 154 Appendix C and D of the City Code, are amended concerning sign regulations applicable within agricultural zoning districts.
Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 155 Land Usage Regarding Property Maintenance
Summary: Chapter 155.360 of the City Code, is amended concerning the construction and maintenance of exterior surfaces of buildings, structures, and accessory structures..
Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 155 Land Usage Regarding Fences in Excess of Seven Feet
Summary: Chapter 155.003 of the City Code, is amended requiring a building permit for a fence in excess of seven feet in height.
Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 155 Land Usage Regarding Accessory Structures
Summary: Chapter 155.332 and 155.053 of the City Code, are amended with revisions regulating accessory buildings and structures.
Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 97 Utility Service Facilities Right-of-Way Management Regulations
Summary: Chapter 97 of the City Code, governing public right-of-way management regulations, is amended to incorporate FCC Rule deadline for action on permit...
Ordinance Proposal: Amending Title V Public Works Section 51.66 Septic Tank Maintenance
Summary: Adds Section 51.66 Septic Tank Maintenance: Inspection and Pumping Requirements
Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155, Article 9, Appendix F Entitled Planned Development Designation No. 244 by Amending Section A9-3 Conditional Uses
Summary: Planned Development No. 244 is amended regarding conditional uses as applied to drive-throug...
Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 30.05 Council Compensation
Summary: The Code of Ordinances is amended as follows: Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 415.11, as amended, the salaries of the mayor shall be $1,063 per month and t...
Ordinance Proposal: Amending Appendix A for PD at Menards at Hanson Concrete Site
Summary: The Code of Ordinances is amended by adding Article A__ establishing planned development zoning district number ___. This amendment prov...
Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Impervious Surface Area on Residential Lots and Shoreland Overlay District
Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Impervious Surface Area on Residential Lots and Shoreland Overlay District.
Summary: Chapter 155 of the City Code is amended to address maximum impervious surface area and building coverage area regulations. The ame...
Ordinance Proposal: Amending the Zoning Map by Rezoning Certain Land in Apple Valley
Summary: This rezoning relates to a request by Menard, Inc. to rezone 46.44 acres from “I-2” (General Industrial) to “PD”...
Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 91 Animals for the Purpose of Creating Separate Code Provisions for Dog and Cat Violations Enhanced Penalties
Summary: Chapter 91 of the City Code governing dog & cat regulations is amended to create separ...
Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Appendix F Article 2 Regulating PD 290
Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Appendix F Article A28 Regulating PD 703
Link to Video
Link to Video Index Page
Apple Valley Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee meetings are indexed and hosted by a video webstreaming service. To find past Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee meeting videos, click on the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee tab. Link to Vi...
It's time to start planning your 2019 Night to Unite gathering!!
Night to Unite is just around the corner happening this year on Tuesday, August 6. The event helps to build police-community and neighborhood relations. Every year this event grows to include more of our residents! It's such ...