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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Monthly Liquor Store Specials for September

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Monthly Liquor Store Specials for September

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Enjoy a recreational fire safely by following these guidelines!

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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.

Recreational fires should be confined to an area no greater than 3 x 3 x 3 feet and should be completely surrounded by a non-combustible material such as but not limited to rock, masonry, or ferrous metal. Areas intended for recreational fire use may be l...

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Posted on: September 13, 2021

Doing business from home? Follow these guidelines to be within ordinance requirements.

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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.

Home occupations should be conducted in a manner consistent with ordinance requirements. Below are some guidelines that may assist: 

  1. Business may only be operated by persons residing in the dwelling. No outside employees permitted. 
  2. Busine...
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Posted on: September 6, 2021

Take advantage of Apple Valley's Clean-up Day on Saturday, September 25!

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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.

The City of Apple Valley in association with Dakota Valley Recycling hosts an annual Residential Fall Clean-up Day, where Apple Valley Residents can dispose of household waste and bulky items such as furniture, mattresses, appliances, tires, carpet, scrap...

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Posted on: August 30, 2021

Swimming pools are great recreation for summer months, but should be adequately prepped for winter!

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Are you a pool owner preparing to close your pool down for the season? Here are a few helpful tips that will help you keep your property in compliance through the process.

Draining waste water from pools directly onto public ways such as streets or across sidewalks is not permitted. Waste water from pools should be directed completely onto the pool owners’ property and directed in a way as to not cause adverse run...

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Curbside Pick-up and Drop Off for Tree Debris

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The city is working hard to assess damage and clean debris from the Sept. 17 storm. In addition, the following residential clean-up services are available.

Curbside Pick-up

Some areas of Apple Valley received significant amounts of damage from the storm. In these areas, the City will offer residential curbside pick-up of trees and branches. Here is how to participate in this service:

  • Stack tree debris behind t...
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Posted on: September 21, 2021

Outdoor Warning Siren System Activation

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The Dakota Communications Center (DCC) manages the outdoor warning siren systems for the cities within Dakota County.

In the early morning of September 17, areas of Dakota County experienced storm damage caused by strong winds. At the time of the event, the National Weather Service (NWS) had in effect a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for portions of the Twin Cities metro ar...

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Posted on: September 21, 2021

Off-Leash Dog Park Areas

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Provide feedback on the conversion of off-season outdoor hockey rinks to off-leash dog park areas

Conversion of Off-Season Outdoor Hockey Rinks to Off Leash Dog Park Areas

Potential Sites - Delaney or Huntington Parks

Open House to Receive Neighborhood Feedback

Thursday, October 7th, 2021

6:00 pm - 7:00pm

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14603 Hayes Road

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Posted on: September 23, 2021

Fire Prevention Week

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Fire Prevention Week is October 3-9, 2021

This year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety!” works to educate everyone about the different sounds the smoke and carbon monoxide alarms make. Knowing what to do when an alarm sounds will keep you and your family safe. When ...

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

Get rid of household waste and bulky items during Clean-up Day

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Get rid of your unwanted furniture, appliances and more at Apple Valley’s Fall Clean-Up Day on Sat, September 25 from 8 a.m-1 p.m.

The City of Apple Valley in association with Dakota Valley Recycling hosts an annual Residential Fall Clean-up Day, where residents can dispose of household waste and bulky items such as furniture, mattresses, appliances, tires, carpet, scrap metal and ot...

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Posted on: September 22, 2021

Link to 09/23/2021 Regular City Council Meeting

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The City is currently using electronic means to supplement in-person meetings due to in-person social distancing limitations. Here's how you can continue to view or participate in meetings.

As part of the Local Emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to restrict in-person attendance to maintain social distancing, the City is using electronic means to supplement in-person meetings.

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

Water Restrictions Are In Effect

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Use of sprinklers is prohibited between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.

The Department of Natural Resources has determined the state is in a drought warning. As a result, the DNR has asked cities to enforce irrigation policies and reduce daily water usage.

The use of sprinklers and irrigation systems is prohibited between 11 a...

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Posted on: March 10, 2021

Monitor Your Water Usage With Watersmart

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Pay bills online, monitor water usage, get notifications if a possible leak is detected and more

Watersmart can help you better manage your water usage and understand when and how you are using large volumes of water. Create a login account and learn more.

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

Get rid of household waste and bulky items

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Get rid of your unwanted furniture, appliances and more at Apple Valley’s Fall Clean-Up Day on Sat, September 25 from 8 a.m-1 p.m.

The City of Apple Valley in association with Dakota Valley Recycling hosts an annual Residential Fall Clean-up Day, where residents can dispose of household waste and bulky items such as furniture, mattresses, appliances, tires, carpet, scrap metal and ot...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

Drought Warning Water Restrictions In Effect

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Use of sprinklers is prohibited between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.

The Department of Natural Resources has determined the state is in a drought warning. As a result, the DNR has asked cities to enforce irrigation policies and reduce daily water usage.

The use of sprinklers and irrigation systems is prohibited between 11 a...

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

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Posted on: August 30, 2021

Interested in Our Stormwater System?

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Dive into how the City of Apple Valley manages its stormwater system and how we work to protect our local lakes and wetlands.

The City’s stormwater permit, known as the MS4, or Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System, is currently accepting comments until September 10, 2021.

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Posted on: August 5, 2021

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 155 Planned Development Designation No. 646

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Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 155 Planned Development Designation No. 646

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 155 Planned Development Designation No. 646

Summary:  This amendment pertains to the Fischer Market Place commercial development located south of 147th Street West, west of Flagstaff Avenue, north of County Road No. 42,...

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Posted on: August 5, 2021

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 91 Regulating Chickens

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Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 91 Regulating Chickens

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 91 Regulating Chickens

Summary:  The section of the Code is proposed to be amended to establish regulations and requirements for the keeping of chickens within the City.

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 115 Regulating Tobacco Products

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Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 115 Regulating Tobacco Products

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 115 Regulating Tobacco Products

Summary:  The section of the Code is proposed to be amended to bring the language into conformance with a new State statute on tobacco sales.

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Posted on: July 26, 2021

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 155.350 Impervious Surface Coverage Fees

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Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 155.350 Impervious Surface Coverage Fee Schedule

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 155.350 Impervious Surface Coverage Fee Schedule

Summary:  The section of the Code is proposed to be amended to allow increased impervious coverage on lots 9,000 to 9,999 sq. ft. from 35% to 40%.  The amendment...

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Posted on: July 26, 2021

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 155.350 Impervious Surface Coverage

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Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 155.350 Impervious Surface Coverage

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 155.350 Impervious Surface Coverage

Summary:  The section of the Code is proposed to be amended to allow increased impervious coverage on lots 9,000 to 9,999 sq. ft. from 35% to 40%.  The amendment also approve...

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Posted on: May 25, 2021

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 50 Regulating Licensed Solid Waste Haulers

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Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 50 Regulating Licensed Solid Waste Haulers

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 50 Regulating Licensed Solid Waste Haulers

Summary:  Chapter 50 of the City Code, regulating solid waste, is amended to delete provisions requiring a licensed hauler to submit certain reports to the City; and is amended...

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Posted on: May 25, 2021

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 115 Regulating Tobacco Products

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Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 115 Regulating Tobacco Products

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 115 Regulating Tobacco Products

Summary:  Chapter 115 of the City Code, regulating tobacco, tobacco products, and tobacco related devises, is amended in order to eliminate penalties for purchase, use, and possession vio...

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 155 Adding Planned Development Cider Ridge Marketplace

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Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 155 Adding Planned Development Cider Ridge Marketplace

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 155 Adding Planned Development Cider Ridge Marketplace

Summary:  This draft planned development ordinance is a proposed PD Amendment for the Cider Ridge Marketplace development on the northeast corner of Cedar Ave and 1...

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 155 Adding Planned Development Applewood Pointe

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Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 155 Adding Planned Development Applewood Pointe

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 155 Adding Planned Development Applewood Pointe

Summary:  This draft planned development ordinance pertains to 10.9 acres of property located at the northeast corner of Pilot Knob Road and McAndrews Road.  The ...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapters 114, 118, 154, 155, 71, 94, & 96 special events & mobile food

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapters 114, 118, 154, 155, 71, 94, & 96 regulating special events and mobile food units

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapters 114, 118, 154, 155, 71, 94, & 96 regulating special events and mobile food units

Summary:  The City has drafted an ordinance that creates provisions to regulate special events and mobile food units within ...

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155.246 Regarding Retail Sales within Institutional District

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155.246 Regarding Retail Sales within Institutional District

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155.246 Regarding Retail Sales within Institutional District

Summary:  The purpose of the institutional zone is for public and quasi-public uses, such as parks, schools, and municipal buildings. The proposed or...

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Posted on: December 22, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Appendix F Article 11 Regulating PD 144 Zone 5

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Appendix F Article 11 Regulating PD 144 Zone 5

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Appendix F Article 11 Regulating PD 144 Zone 5

Summary: Permitted uses modified (D)   Zone 5.  Within this zone, no structure or land shall be used, except for one or more of the following uses or ...

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Posted on: November 30, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 50 Solid Waste

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 50 Solid Waste

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 50 Solid Waste

Summary: The attached ordinance updates Chapter 50 of the City Code Concerning Garbage and Recycling Collection.  The update is required by Dakota County to ensure the City requirements meet the ...

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 to Add Low Density Flex Residential Zoning District

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 to Add Low Density Flex Residential Zoning District

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 to Add Low Density Flex Residential Zoning District

Summary: The City of Apple Valley is proposing to amend the City's zoning chapter to add the "LDF" (Low Density Flex) residential zoning distric...

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Posted on: October 8, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155, App. F., Article 33

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155, Appendix F, Article 33, PD 856

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Posted on: September 21, 2021

Hayes Park Pickleball Court Area Re-Use Open House

The Parks & Recreation Department is hosting a Public Open House to receive input regarding alternate uses of the Hayes Park pickleball courts area as follows:

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Posted on: September 21, 2021

Conversion of Off-Season Outdoor Hockey Rinks to Off-Leash Dog Park Areas

Conversion of Off-Season Outdoor Hockey Rinks to Off Leash Dog Park Areas

Potential Sites - Delaney or Huntington Parks

Open House to Receive Neighborhood Feedback

Thursday, October 7th, 2021

6:00 pm - 7:00pm

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

Johnny Cake Ridge Park Pickleball Courts Opening Sept. 11, 2021

Johnny Cake Ridge Park Pickleball Courts

The Johnny Cake Pickleball Courts will be playable starting Saturday morning, September 11.

Please be aware that not everything is 100% complete but the courts will be safe and playable. 

 

  • Courts will open for play on Saturday morning and will be available daily during regular park hours 5:00am – 10:00pm
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Posted on: April 29, 2021

Summer Water Restrictions In Effect Saturday, May 1

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A reminder that use of sprinklers is prohibited between 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. daily.

Irrigation systems or sprinklers can be operated before 11:00 a.m. or after 6:00 p.m. daily.  

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