Codes and Policies FAQ

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Below is a list of frequently asked questions related to the City Code, policies and ordinances.

  • Animal Concerns

    • How can I report a lost or missing animal?

    • What can I do about wild animal issues?

    • What ordinances apply to barking dogs?

    • What should I do if an animal bite occurs?

  • Lawn Watering/Maintenance

    • Can I get an exemption from the City's Lawn Watering Restrictions if I have new landscaping?

    • What are the lawn watering restrictions in Eden Prairie?

    • What ordinances apply to yard maintenance and weed control on private property?

  • Licenses and Permits

    • Do I need a license to rent my home in Eden Prairie?

    • How can I obtain a fire or inspection report?

    • How do I apply for a Land Alteration Permit?

    • How do I apply for a permit to do work in the City's right of way?

    • How do I apply for an Administrative Land Division and/or Combination?

    • How do I request temporary parking/no parking signs?

    • What are the City's guide specifications for engineering consultants and contractors?

    • Where can I apply for a lawn watering exemption permit?

    • Where can I find information about dog licensing in Eden Prairie?

    • Where can I find information about land alteration and engineering permits?

    • Where can I find information about oversize/overweight vehicle permits?

    • Where can I find information about planning and zoning development permits?

    • Where can I find the online building permits (ePermits) issued by the City?

  • Parking

    • How do I request temporary parking/no parking signs?

    • How long can I park on a City street?

    • What parking regulations apply during a snow emergency?

    • Where can I park a recreational vehicle (RV) on my property?

  • Private Property

    • What ordinances apply to residential garage sales?

    • What regulations apply to fences?

    • What regulations apply to home businesses?

    • What regulations apply to in-ground swimming pools?

    • What regulations apply to park land abutting my private property lines?

    • What regulations apply to residential driveways?

    • What regulations apply to residential setbacks?

  • Recreational Fires

    • What regulations apply to recreational fires?

    • What regulations apply to the use of barbeque grills?

  • Signs

    • Can I have a garage sale sign?

    • What regulations apply to temporary signs for selling or leasing properties?

    • Where can I find information about campaign sign regulations?

  • Snow Removal

    • What parking regulations apply during a snow emergency?

    • Who handles snow removal on sidewalks and trails?

    • Who handles snow removal on streets?

  • Storage

    • What ordinances apply to storage containers for solid waste and recycling?

    • What ordinances apply to the storage of junk cars and recreational vehicles on private property?

    • What ordinances apply to the storage of yard waste?