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Posted on: November 11, 2019

Eliminate outdoor storage and reduce accumulation for a cleaner, safer, and more pleasant property!

house with random junk stored on lawn

Outdoor storage and accumulation of materials, equipment, and other miscellaneous items on private property is undesirable for a number of reasons. In addition to being undesirable such conditions are not consistent with City ordinance requirements.

Outdoor storage and accumulation of materials and equipment can detract from the visual appearance of properties in neighborhoods.  Accumulation of materials and equipment can pose a fire hazard and can attract many types of common rodents and ot...

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Posted on: November 4, 2019

Do your part in keeping the right of way safe and accommodating to ordinary use!

Basketball Hoop in Street during snow

Basketball hoops are a common accessory in the front yard of many homes. Please remember, though, that these are considered obstructions when placed in right of way areas (at the curb) and should be removed.

City ordinance prohibits obstruction to the normal use of right of way areas.  Right of way areas are found along the front portion of all properties, as well as along the side and rear of some corner properties and properties located in courts. ...

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Code Enforcement
Posted on: October 28, 2019

Appropriate disposal of yard waste keeps neighbors happy and you in compliance!

person raking a pile of leaves

It’s that time of year again for many to be in the yard raking, collecting, and disposing of leaves. How can yard waste material be disposed of properly? Trash haulers do collect yard waste at the curb, but other disposal options are available!

The City cannot require property owners to rake up leaves that have fallen, but if leaves are raked and accumulated they must be disposed of properly.  There are several ways residents can properly dispose of yard waste from their property. &...

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Posted on: October 21, 2019

Assess & protect your home from the second leading cause of lung cancer – Radon!

Radon table of elements square sign

Are you aware of the health risks associated with elevated Radon levels in your home? Minnesota has high radon levels; amplified by geology and climate. Radon is the leading cause for lung cancer in non-smokers. Consider testing & protecting your home!

According the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) Minnesota experiences radon levels three times higher than the rest of the US on average.  Radon is a colorless, odorless gas emitted from ground soil, which enters our homes through the foundati...

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