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Posted on: July 26, 2021

Ensure proper storage of vehicles on your property and in your neighborhood!

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To maintain the aesthetic quality of the community, city ordinance prohibits the outdoor storage of abandoned and junk vehicles on private property. Abandoned and junk vehicles should be stored in an enclosed garage or storage building.

Vehicles parked outside on private property that lack vital component parts or are in such a visibly inoperable condition that they are incapable of use consistent with their usual functions are considered junk vehicles and prohibited by City ordinance. V...

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Code Enforcement
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Dakota County Offers Reduced Fee Mattress Curbside Collection!

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Do you have mattresses and/or box springs that are no longer needed? Dakota County and Certified Recycling is offering reduce rate curbside pick-up now through September 6, 2021.

Certified Recycling, in partnership with Dakota County, is offering a special pickup rate for Dakota County residents through September 6 for any type of mattress or box spring. Instead of sending them to a landfill, Certified Recycling disassembles the m...

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

Update the exterior features of your home while increasing curb appeal and value of your property!

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Updating exterior features can add curb appeal and increase the value of your home. Exterior improvements can be recouped through resale by as much as 90% or more.

A measure of recent national remodeling trends provided by Remodeling Magazine’s website (link provided below) demonstrates that in our region 4 of the top 5 remodeling projects for which homeowners recoup a large portion of the costs for the pr...

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Posted on: July 5, 2021

Do your part to keep your neighborhood free of nuisance conditions!

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Public nuisances are conditions have detrimental effects on the general health, safety, and welfare of the public.

Efforts should be taken to prevent the creation of public nuisances on private property.  Once a nuisance condition has arisen steps must be taken to eliminate such condition in a timely manner.

The following property maintenance conditions among ...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Reminder that Dakota County is Included in MN DNR Deer Feeding Ban

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Feeding and attractant bans are in place across the state to prevent concentrations of wild deer in areas with a higher risk for disease. These bans are precautionary steps the DNR took after finding deer that tested positive for chronic wasting disease.

Feeding and attractant bans are in place across the state to prevent concentrations of wild deer in areas with a higher risk for disease. These bans are precautionary steps the DNR took after deer that tested positive for chronic wasting disease were foun...

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