Does the City set hours for trick or treating on Halloween?
The City of Eden Prairie does not set hours for trick or treating on Halloween; however, families are encouraged to trick-or-treat before dusk when visibility is greater. If children are trick-or-treating after dark, they should be accompanied by an adult and reflective devices or flashlights should be used to ensure safety.
What ordinances apply to yard maintenance and weed control on private property?
It is prohibited to allow vegetation to grow to a height greater than 10 inches, or allow such vegetation to go to seed.
The size of the fire must be limited to a three foot diameter and must be at least 25 feet from any building or combustible structure such as decks or fences. Only wood may be burned, with a minimum of one inch diameter. No brush, yard waste or treated wood may be burned. No rubbish can be burned at any time.
What regulations apply to the use of barbeque grills?
The City of Eden Prairie regulates the use of grills in multiple-family dwellings by ordinance. Whether you own or rent, if you live in a structure containing three or more dwelling units with at least two vertically stacked, the use of any fire or open flame is prohibited on any balcony above ground level, or on any ground level patio within 15 feet of the structure.
If you have any further questions, please contact the Eden Prairie Fire Prevention Bureau at 952-949-8556.
Where can I dispose of yard waste?
Contact your waste hauler to find out if curbside yard waste pickup is available. A complete list of waste haulers can be found on the Garbage and Recycling page of the website.
Hennepin County does not accept yard waste at its drop-off facilities. However, a list of yard waste drop-off sites is available on the Hennepin County website.
Where can I find information about groomed ski trails in Eden Prairie?
Used as an off-leash dog area during the spring, summer and fall the ski trails at Staring Lake serves as a beautiful place for cross country skiing in the winter. The trails are groomed by Eden Prairie High School after each significant snowfall and available weather permitting.
Please note: The trails are often used by the Eden Prairie High School Nordic Ski Team for both practices and ski meets.