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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Monthly Liquor Store Specials for July

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Monthly Liquor Store Specials for July

See our sales specials for Wine, Liquor, and Beer

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Interim Temporary Outdoor Dining Permit

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As a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City Council has approved an interim policy that allows temporary and/or expanded outdoor dining areas.

As a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City Council has approved an interim policy that allows administrative review of temporary and/or expanded outdoor dining areas.  Please complete the form at the link below and provide a dimensioned sit...

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

Link to 07/09/2020 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 6, 2020

City Council Meetings Back in Council Chambers, How to Attend or Participate

Public meetings are now being held in person in the Council Chambers with social distancing restrictions. Regular City Council meetings will continue to be broadcast and streamed online for viewers to watch from the safety of their homes.

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OPEN:  Public meetings are now being held in person in the Council Chambers and other meeting rooms that are open to the public with social distancing restrictions.  Regular Cit...

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

Ensure temporary signs are permitted and placed correctly for your next event!

Temporary Signage

Temporary signs cannot be located in right of way area between the back of a curb and private property, typically 13 feet or more from the back of the curb.

Temporary signs can be a major distraction to motorists and sight-line interference when placed near intersections.  Unlawful signs in right of way areas are subject to immediate removal by city staff regardless of size, type, subject of message,...

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Composting tips for a steward of the environment and a courteous neighbor!

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Composting can be a great way of reducing household waste and generating nutrient rich soil. The following are composting guidelines that should be followed to reduce undesirable impacts on neighboring properties.

All compost material must be confined to a container.  Compost material may include everything from a combination of organic household waste such as food scraps and coffee grounds to yard waste such as leaves, grass clippings, and small twigs. &a...

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

Help reduce mosquitoes in your neighborhood by preventing and eliminating stagnant water!

Stagnant Water

Help control the local mosquito population! Stagnant water is a public nuisance and a great breeding ground for mosquitos. Private landscaping ponds, unfiltered/untreated pools, and discarded tires are all common places stagnant water can be found.

Stagnant water provides a great place for mosquitos to breed and proliferate.  Not only are mosquitos a nuisance in communities they can also transmit disease.  According to the Metropolitan Mosquito Control District (MMCD) mosquito-born...

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

Enjoy your summer and remember these helpful ordinance reminders for your home and property!

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Summer is always a busy time of year with home projects, lawn maintenance, summer activities, sports, and vacations. Here are a few helpful ordinances to remember over the summer months:

  1. Yard waste can be properly disposed of at a number of locations county-wide.  A list of sites is available at the Dakota County website. Collection can also be arranged through your trash hauler.
  2. Lawns may not exceed 8” in height.
  3. Elimina...
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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Interim Temporary Outdoor Dining Permit

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As a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City Council has approved an interim policy that allows temporary and/or expanded outdoor dining areas.

As a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City Council has approved an interim policy that allows administrative review of temporary and/or expanded outdoor dining areas.  Please complete the form at the link below and provide a dimensioned sit...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Municipal Center Re-Opens to Public, Resumes Normal Business Hours

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The Apple Valley Municipal Center has re-opened to the public. Employees and members of the public are expected to follow social distancing guidelines while in the building to help maintain a safe and healthy environment for everyone. Hand sanitizing stat...

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Interim Temporary Outdoor Dining Permit

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As a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City Council has approved an interim policy that allows administrative review of temporary and/or expanded outdoor dining areas.  Please complete the form at the link below and provide a dimensioned sit...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID 19) Information Resources

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

Link to 07/09/2020 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.

Viewing and Listening to an Electronic Mee...

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

City Council Meetings Back in Council Chambers, How to Attend or Participate

Public meetings are now being held in person in the Council Chambers with social distancing restrictions. Regular City Council meetings will continue to be broadcast and streamed online for viewers to watch from the safety of their homes.

CITY COUNCIL MEETING

ATTENDANCE AND PARTICIPATION INFORMATION

OPEN:  Public meetings are now being held in person in the Council Chambers and other meeting rooms that are open to the public with social distancing restrictions.  Regular Cit...

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Any fireworks that are aerial or explode are prohibited.

Illegal Fireworks -- You light, We'll Cite

Any fireworks that are aerial or explode are prohibited. Fireworks may not be used on any public property or any public street.

Typically this time of year our department gets a lot of calls of reported fireworks in the city.  Reminder that Minnesota law permits the sale, possession and use of some non-explosive and non-aerial fireworks such as sparklers, cones, and tubes...

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

KELLEY PARK SPLASH PAD IS OPEN

Kelley Park Splash Pad is open for the season as of June 17, 2020.

Kelley Park Splash Pad is open for the season as of June 17, 2020.  Weather dependent with daily hours of 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. To operate, push the button on the "stoplight" at the south end and step on the foot sensor at the north en...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Municipal Center Re-Opens to Public, Resumes Normal Business Hours

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The Apple Valley Municipal Center has re-opened to the public. The City continues to provide services on-line and over the phone and members of the public are encouraged to conduct business via e-mail, telephone, or online as much as possible.

The Apple Valley Municipal Center has re-opened to the public. Employees and members of the public are expected to follow social distancing guidelines while in the building to help maintain a safe and healthy environment for everyone. Hand sanitizing stat...

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Interim Temporary Outdoor Dining Permit

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As a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City Council has approved an interim policy that allows temporary and/or expanded outdoor dining areas.

As a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City Council has approved an interim policy that allows administrative review of temporary and/or expanded outdoor dining areas.  Please complete the form at the link below and provide a dimensioned sit...

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Temp Outdoor Dining Permit Application Home Page
Posted on: April 24, 2020

Summer Water Restrictions In Effect Friday, 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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Posted on: March 3, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID 19) Information Resources

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See these website for information about COVID 19 and how you can prepare for the virus Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Minnesota Department of Health, and Dakota County ...

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Posted on: February 25, 2020

Water Efficiency Rebate

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Property Owners - interested in saving $$ on a replacement toilet, washing machine or sprinkler controller? All while helping to conserve water? If so, you may be interested in the new Water Efficiency Rebate program the City of Apple Valley is offering.

For Additional Rebate Info... Home Page

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information Resources

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 130, Section 130.08

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 130, Section 130.08

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 130, Section 130.08

Summary:  This amendment changes the restrictions on sexual offender residence locations.

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Zoning Map Established by Section 155.006

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Zoning Map Established by Section 155.006

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Zoning Map Established by Section 155.006

Summary:  This amendment changes the boundaries of the zoning districts established by City Code Section 155.006.  The impacted properties are located on the northwest...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 50 Garbage and Refuse Storage and Collection

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 50 Garbage and Refuse Storage and Collection

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 50 Garbage and Refuse Storage and Collection

Summary:  This amendment adds a category of flexible or compact dumpster.


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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 130 General Offenses

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 130 General Offenses

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 130 General Offenses

Summary:  Section 130.08 pertains to sexual offender residence location restrictions.


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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 155 Regulating Outdoor Promotions and Events

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 155 Regulating Outdoor Promotions and Events

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 155 Regulating Outdoor Promotions and Events

Summary:  The following proposed ordinance amendment is part of a group of amendments creating provisions in the City code to allow for large Special Events, and Mobile...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 154 Regulating Temporary Special Events and Promotional Signs

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 154 Regulating Temporary Special Events and Promotional Signs

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 154 Regulating Temporary Special Events and Promotional Signs

Summary:  The following proposed ordinance amendment is part of a group of amendments creating provisions in the City code to allow for large Special E...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 118 Regulating Vending Carts

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 118 Regulating Vending Carts

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 118 Regulating Vending Carts

Summary:  The following proposed ordinance amendment is part of a group of amendments creating provisions in the City code to allow for large Special Events, and Mobile Food Units to o...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 114 Regulating Transient Merchants

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 114 Regulating Transient Merchants

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 114 Regulating Transient Merchants

Summary:  The following proposed ordinance amendment is part of a group of amendments creating provisions in the City code to allow for large Special Events, and Mobile Food Unit...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 96 Regulating Right of Way

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 96 Regulating Right of Way

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 96 Regulating Right of Way

Summary:  The following proposed ordinance amendment is part of a group of amendments creating provisions in the City code to allow for large Special Events, and Mobile Food Units to ope...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 94 Regulating Right of Way

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 94 Regulating Right of Way

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 94 Regulating Right of Way

Summary:  The following proposed ordinance amendment is part of a group of amendments creating provisions in the City code to allow for large Special Events, and Mobile Food Units to ope...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 71 Regulating Off-Street Parking

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 71 Regulating Off-Street Parking

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 71 Regulating Off-Street Parking

Summary:  The following proposed ordinance amendment is part of a group of amendments creating provisions in the City code to allow for large Special Events, and Mobile Food Units ...

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Posted on: March 2, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Zoning Map Established by Section 155.006

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Zoning Map Established by Section 155.006

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Zoning Map Established by Section 155.006

Summary:  This amendment changes the boundaries of the zoning districts established by City Code Section 155.006.  The impacted properties are located on the southwest...

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Appendix F, Article 31 Regulating Standards for PD No. 739

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Appendix F, Article 31 Regulating Standards for PD No. 739

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Appendix F, Article 31 Regulating Standards for PD No. 739

Summary:  This amendment changes building setbacks to a planned development along 153rd Street and Founders Lane.

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Section 95.03 Regarding Alcohol at Valleywood Golf Course

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Section 95.03 Regarding Alcohol at Valleywood Golf Course

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Section 95.03 Regarding Alcohol at Valleywood Golf Course

Summary:  This amendment clarifies that persons consuming alcoholic beverages on the golf course property must purchase alcoholic beverages from the golf course...

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Posted on: November 22, 2019

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Section A37 Providing Signage to Retailers Over 150,000 Square Feet

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Section A37 Providing Signage to Retailers Over 150,000 Square Feet

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Section A37 Providing Signage to Retailers Over 150,000 Square Feet

Summary: This amendment regulates additional signage for retailers over 150,000 square feet.



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Posted on: November 20, 2019

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 114 Regarding Peddlers and Solicitors Regulations

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 114 Regarding Peddlers and Solicitors Regulations

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 114 Regarding Peddlers and Solicitors Regulations

Summary: This amendment modifies the regulations for peddlers and solicitors, including the deletion of Section 114.07 in its entirety..

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Sect. 155.333 Regarding Building Encroachment Exemptions

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Sect. 155.333 Regarding Building Encroachment Exemptions

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Sect. 155.333 Regarding Building Encroachment Exemptions

Summary: This is a house-keeping amendment is to correct a codification error relative to adoption of previous ordinance language. This amendment is not to change substan...

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 123 Regulating Business and Massage Therapist Licenses

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 123 Regulating Business and Massage Therapist Licenses

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 123 Regulating Business and Massage Therapist Licenses

Summary: The proposed amendments include the addition of Minnesota Business Tax Identification and Social Security number as required by Minnesota Statute 270C.72.

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 155 Sections 155.075 and 155.076 Multiple Family Zoning

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 155 Sections 155.075 and 155.076 Multiple Family Zoning

A Proposed Ordinance Amending Chapter 155 of the City Code Regulating Zoning by Amending Sections 155.075 (Purpose) and 155.076 (Permitted Uses) in the Multiple-Family Residential District

Summary: The proposed amendments include the addition of the word t...

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Posted on: July 31, 2019

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 155 Appendix F Article 2 Regulating PD 290

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 155 Appendix F Article 2 Regulating PD 290

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 155 Appendix F Article 2 Regulating PD 290

Summary: Article 2 Regulates Planned Development Designation No. 290.  The amendment sets conditions for Zone 5 which is used for health club, fitness facility, day spa, ...

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

KELLEY PARK SPLASH PAD IS OPEN

Kelley Park Splash Pad is open for the season as of June 17, 2020.

Kelley Park Splash Pad is open for the season as of June 17, 2020.  Weather dependent with daily hours of 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. To operate, push the button on the "stoplight" at the south end and step on the foot sensor at the north en...

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

Summer Water Restrictions In Effect Friday, 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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Posted on: February 25, 2020

Water Efficiency Rebate

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Property Owners - interested in saving $$ on a replacement toilet, washing machine or sprinkler controller? All while helping to conserve water? If so, you may be interested in the new Water Efficiency Rebate program the City of Apple Valley is offering.

For Additional Rebate Info... Water and Sewer Utility Services