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Posted on: January 23, 2023

Reduce clutter in your home for a safer, healthier, and more pleasant environment!

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Excessive accumulation of personal belongings and waste within the home can lead to potentially unsafe conditions. These conditions can affect the safety of the occupant, neighbors, and public.

Excessive indoor accumulation of belongings and household waste such as newspapers, junk mail, expired food and merchandize, and common household waste can lead to potentially unsafe conditions in a number of ways. Excessive indoor accumulation can make c...

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Additional Resources... Code Enforcement
Posted on: January 16, 2023

Help Code Enforcement work for you. Understanding the Code Enforcement Process!

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Code awareness and compliance promotes the health, safety, and appeal of our community. The code process in Apple Valley is complaint driven and relies on assistance from the public. Here is how you can get in touch with us.

Code enforcement begins with a complaint. Complaints can be made by residents, the general public, or any city department. Generalized complaints regarding particular violations or neighborhoods are welcome. Complainant information is always kept anonymou...

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Posted on: January 9, 2023

Snow removal may be needed on private property, but should not impact public areas or right of way.

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Clearing snow and ice on private property is encouraged in all cases, but please remember pushing snow onto or even across public ways is not allowed.

Ensuring that snow removal is conducted in a compliant manner is the responsibility of homeowners, renters, commercial property owners, business owners and managers, home owners associations, and even contractors. Snow may not be pushed across any public ...

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Posted on: January 2, 2023

Proper maintenance of building systems is key to safe, comfortable, and efficient use of your home!

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Ensure you are prepared for the cold temperatures this winter. All building systems, including furnaces and other heating system elements, should be maintained in proper working order and capable of performing the function for which they are designed.

Furnaces and other heating system elements should be properly maintained in working order and functional condition.  CenterPoint Energy recommends regularly scheduled maintenance by a qualified mechanical contractor of your furnace to ensure a lo...

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Posted on: December 26, 2022

Clearing public sidewalks supports a safe, vibrant, and active community!

Cleared Sidewalk

Clearing snow and ice from public sidewalks and fire hydrants along your property is essential to the health, safety and welfare of the city, and can promote economic vitality within the city!

City ordinance requires that all public sidewalks are cleared of snow and ice within 48 hours of the most recent snow event. Not only is it required by code, but it is also a smart idea from a liability standpoint, and it can have wide reaching benefits t...

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