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Construction Noise
No person shall engage in or permit construction activities involving the use of any kind of electric, diesel or gas-powered machine or other power equipment except between the hours of 7 a.m. and 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday. No construction activities may occur on Sundays or legal Holidays. The City Manager, upon good cause being shown, may vary these days and hours in writing. For more information, see City Code 9.41, subd 3.B.

Domestic Power Equipment
In rural and residential districts, no person shall operate a power lawn mower, power hedge clipper, chain saw, mulcher, garden tiller, edger, drill or similar domestic power maintenance equipment except between the hours of 7 a.m. and 10 p.m., Monday through Sunday. Snow removal equipment is exempt. For more information, see City Code 9.41, subd 3.A.

Garage Sales
Eden Prairie city code allows for up to four garage sales in a 12-month period for no more than four days each. One temporary sign of not more than 6 square feet is allowed at the site of the garage sale, and two temporary directional signs of not more than 6 square feet are allowed off site. Signs may not be placed in the street right-of-way. For more information, see City Code Chapter 11.03, subd 3.L and 11.70, subd 3.Y.

Landscaping
In residential zoning districts, all exposed ground area surrounding the principal building and accessory buildings which are not devoted to driveways, sidewalks, or patios, shall be landscaped with grass, shrubs, trees or other ornamental landscape material. For more information, see City Code Chapter 11.03, subd 3.G.4.m.

Lawn Maintenance
It is prohibited to allow vegetation to grow to a height greater than 10” inches, or allow such vegetation to go to seed. For more information, see City Code 9.71, subd 2.

Recreational Fires
The Eden Prairie Fire Prevention Bureau sets guidelines for recreational fires within city limits. A current copy of these guidelines (less than one year old) serves as a permit and must be kept on site. For more information, see Recreational Fire Guidelines 

Yard Waste
All yard waste must be disposed of within one week unless it is being composted in an approved composting area/container. Yard waste is solid waste generated from landscaping and lawn care activities, such as mowing, trimming, gardening or raking. Yard waste materials consist of grass clippings, twigs, tree and brush clippings, straw, pine needles, tree branches, soft vegetative garden waste and leaves. For more information, see City Code Chapter 9.01.

Last updated: 4/12/2012 10:35:16 AM