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. 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...
  2. Proper maintenance of building systems is key to safe, comfortable, and efficient use of your home!

    Ensure you are prepared for the cold temperatures this winter. All building systems, including furnaces and other heating system elements, should be maintained in proper working order and capable of performing the function for which they are designed. Read on...
  3. Help Code Enforcement work for you. Understanding the Code Enforcement Process!

    Code awareness and compliance promotes the health, safety, and appeal of our community. The code process in Apple Valley is complaint driven and relies on assistance from the public. Here is how you can get in touch with us. Read on...
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