One temporary garage sale sign of 6-square-feet may be place on the lot where the sale is occurring. Two off-site signs of 6-square-feet each may be placed on private property one day prior to the garage sale and removed one day after the garage sale. No sign shall be up for more than five days.
Signs may not be placed in public right-of-way. City crews may remove signs if placed in public right-of-way. It is suggested you request permission from the lot owner where a sign is to be placed. Signs may not be attached to utility poles, street sign posts, utility boxes or street light posts.
What are the lawn watering restrictions in Eden Prairie?
What ordinances apply to residential 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.
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.
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 plant trees and shrubs on my property?
Before you plant any trees or shrubs on your property, locate any underground utilities by calling Gopher State One Call at 651-454-0002.
No plant material may be placed in a street right-of-way which is usually 10 to 15 feet from the back of the curb. Plant material may not interfere with traffic sight lines.
If trees or shrubs are placed in the drainage and utility easement they may be trimmed or removed by the City or public utility service.
Your lot may have a Conservation Easement. Please contact the City Forestry Technician at 952-949-8445 to determine if your property has a Conservation Easement. No plant material may be placed in or removed from a Conservation Easement area.
Plant trees or shrubs in locations where maintenance can occur within your property.