City ordinances provide minimum standards for trees that property owners should follow to ensure beautiful, safe, and healthy trees. Here is an overview and some additional information that will be helpful for you in maintaining your trees.
Winter and late winter while trees are dormant can be an ideal time to remove broken tree limbs and routine pruning. Trees near streets, sidewalks and trails should be trimmed so as to not affect use of these right of way areas. Limbs overhanging sidewalk...
Prevent freeze damage at your property and in your neighborhood this winter. Consider shutting your water off while you're away.
If you plan to leave your home on vacation for an extended period of time this winter, you might want to consider shutting the water off (at the meter) in case the heat goes out while you’re away. This simple act will minimize the amount of wate...
There is no better time of year than the holidays to ensure that all safety features in your home are in good condition and working properly! Safety features can include smoke detectors, cover plates for all outlets and light switches, and even windows.
Safety features may include smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. Smoke detectors should be located on each level of the home and in each bedroom. Carbon monoxide detectors should be located within 10 feet of each bedroom. All smoke and carbon mo...
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 foundations. Addit...
We're looking for paid election judges to serve in the 2024 elections! This unique and rewarding experience provides compensation and allows the public to actively assist in the voting process. Apply by December 19.
Fourth, fifth, and sixth graders are invited to enter the "Mayor for a Day" essay contest for a chance to win $100 and recognition in Minnesota Cities magazine.
The Apple Valley Vibe is the City's weekly video series that covers the latest happenings in Apple Valley. Check out these short videos to get a "vibe" of what's currently happening in the City!
On Nov. 7, 2023, Apple Valley voters approved a parks referendum that will improve our parks and recreational facilities. Learn more about the exciting, upcoming projects!
Recycle, donate, and swap various items at recycling events throughout the year! Fall 2023 events include Pumpkin Composting, Shoe Recycling, and Holiday Lights Recycling. Events are hosted in partnership with Dakota Valley Recycling.
The City of Apple Valley is hiring a variety of positions, including full-time, part-time, and seasonal. Browse our listings and apply today!
Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155, Appendix F, Article A28 Regulating PD 703
Summary: This proposed ordinance amends Planned Development No. 703 (PD-703) to correct typos, edit errors, formatting, and removes sand and gravel from the list ...
Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 157 Adding Moratorium for Cannabis Restrictions Study
Summary: This amendment creates a moratorium on the operation of a cannabis business while the City conducts a cannabis restrictions study.
Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 130 General Offenses Cannabis Use in Public Property and Places
Summary: This amendment prohibits cannabis use within a public property or a public place.
Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 154 Regulating Temporary Special Event or Promotion Signs
Summary: This amendment makes changes to to how temporary special event or promotion signs are regulated.
Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155, Appendix F, Article 24 Add Drive-Through to PD 646 Zone 2
Summary: This amendment allows a drive-through window service in conjunction with a Class 3 restaurant as a permitted accessory use within PD No. ...
Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Regarding Short-Term Rental of Residential Properties
Summary: This amendment redefines the terms "Dwelling" and "Residential District".
Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 123 Regulating Massage Therapist Licenses
Summary: This amendment allows licensure of schools delivering an endorsed curriculum, removing references to institutions no longer in existence, and clarifying langu...
Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Append F Article A28
Summary: This amendment allows a vocational school as a permitted use ancillary to the primary use in Planned Development No., 703 Zone 6.
Ordinance Proposal: Amending Zoning Map for Parcel from SB to LB and RB
Summary: HJ Development, LLP and Rockport, LLC have applied to rezone property located northwest corner of 155th Street West and Pilot Knob Road. The applicant is requesting ...
Ordinance Proposal: Renumber Section 155.999 to 155.294
Summary: This is a house-keeping amendment that renumbers a section. The proposed ordinance amends Sect 155.999 General Penalty provision.
Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Append F Article 18 PD No. 507
Summary: These amendments are being requested by CenterPoint Integrated Solutions and AP Apple Valley Limited Partnership to allow building material sales as a permitted use ...
Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155.400(D) Zoning Map Rezoning Certain Lands
Summary: The intent of the ordinance is to rezone three parcels of land.
Dec. 9 Snow Update: Apple Valley crews were dispatched at 6:00 pm to deice major roads
Dec. 5 Snow Update: Apple Valley crews were dispatched at 4:00 am to deice major roads