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. Enjoy a recreational fire safely by following these guidelines!

    As nights begin to cool off for the season, recreational fires will be more common throughout the city. To keep your property and neighborhood safe please remember to follow recreational fire and burning guidelines while burning at your property. Read on...
  2. Doing business from home? Follow these guidelines to be within ordinance requirements.

    In order to preserve the character of residential neighborhoods home occupations are regulated within residential districts. Daycare and state licensed facilities are permitted uses that are not considered a Home Occupation. Read on...
  3. Take advantage of Apple Valley's Clean-up Day on Saturday, September 25!

    Do you have items for disposal accumulating around the house, garage, or yard? Drop by the Apple Valley Clean-up Day event on Sat, September 25 between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. Read on...
View All