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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Lighting arrangements that work for you and your neighbor!

Landscape Lighting

Strategically placed lighting can be effective in creating safe and pleasant environments around your home and property. When installing and arranging lighting, property owners should be mindful of potentially adverse effects on neighboring properties.

Thoughtful design of outdoor lighting should be used as a courtesy to minimize impact on neighboring parcels and to maintain traffic safety on public roads.  Using discretion in determining the location, height, and type of fixtures may also help...

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Additional Info... Code Enforcement
Posted on: March 11, 2019

Follow these tips in dealing with water damage and mold remediation!

Ice Dam Schematic

If you have water damage inside your home or know someone who does here is some information and resources for ensuring your home is restored appropriately.

Any significant water damage event in the home such as a burst water pipe or water intrusion from the roof increases the possibility of mold growth.  The potential for mold growth increases with the size of the affected area and the amount of tim...

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Additional Info... Code Enforcement
Posted on: March 4, 2019

Residential rental properties should be registered with the City and properly maintained!

Rental Registration

Did you know that rental properties in Apple Valley should be registered with the City?

Residential rental properties should be registered with the City of Apple Valley.  The registration process requires a one-time registration with the City and a record of the following:

  1. Contact information for the owner/manager of the property
  2. Addr...
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Link to Registration Application... Code Enforcement
Posted on: February 25, 2019

Prevent water damage and adverse runoff conditions as the snow melts!

Icicles Hang from Roof

As the large amount of snow accumulation piles up and begins to melt simple steps can be taken to prevent water damage and ensure adverse water run-off and ponding does not occur in your neighborhood.

If you have had icicles hanging from your roof this winter it may signal that a significant amount of heat is escaping from your home through your roof.  Not only will this raise your heating costs; if left unchecked, it could cause damage to you...

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