Snow plows are not able to "skip" your driveway. Snow build up from plows may differ from home to home due to a variety of factors like corner lots, snow accumulation along the gutter line or distance between driveway openings.
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Residential street sweeping takes place twice a year, once in the summer and in the fall. It takes four to five weeks to get the entire City swept. Weather predicts when the operation is in full swing.
Snow stakes are installed every fall generally after Halloween. They must be installed before the ground freezes or a major snowfall occurs.
Gopher State One Call takes requests from callers who plan to do excavation work. The utility companies or a utility locating services company mark the locations of the underground utilities with corresponding paint and flags.
The City does not pick up brush or yard waste. Residents who have yard waste they’d like to dispose of should check with their hauler.
The Utilities Division will flush hydrants for four weeks in May from 6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Other hydrants will also be flushed throughout the year as weather and water demand allows.
Please call Public Works directly at 952-826-0375 to report water/sewer problems.
Their regular office hours are 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
To report a water or sewer emergency outside of regular office hours, please call the City Dispatcher at 952-826-1600 for after-hours water/sewer emergencies.
There are two options for placement of these items:
1- Place on private property. (Driveway or yard). With this option, you can leave the items 24 hours a day until the project is done.
2- Place refuse containers (dumpsters) in a designated "Street Parking" lane. This is allowed for a maximum of 12 daytime hours before it needs to be removed. No exceptions. Refuse containers placed illegally will be ticketed and removed at the owner's expense.
You may not block a lane of traffic, bike lane, or bus lane and there is no permit allowing you to do so.
For more information, please contact the Planning Department at 952-826-0369.
Potholes are repaired during the summer blacktop season. Service requests submitted by residents to Edina311 help us identify areas in need of a repair. If you notice a pothole please report it to Edina311.
Common reasons for a high water bill could be summer irrigation usage, dripping or leaky faucets, running toilets, or malfunctioning water softener.
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Storage units of any kind may not be placed on the street. They may only be stored in the driveway or on the property.
As soon as weather permits in the spring, water main breaks are prioritized for repair.
At the homeowner’s request, the City will replace the mailbox with a standard-size, non-decorative metal mailbox and replace the support post, if necessary. Alternatively, the City will reimburse the mailbox owner the cost of repair parts, up to $100, for the replacement of the mailbox and post with a submitted receipt for replacement parts.
The City will repair plow damages with black dirt or seed each spring. Irrigation damage will be looked at on an individual basis. Please call 952-826-0376 to report any damage.
No. The City does not pick up yard debris. Please contact your garbage hauler for pickup options.
Streets will be plowed after a snow accumulation of 1.5 inches or more, drifting of snow that causes problems for travel and icy conditions that seriously affect travel.
Learn more about snow plowing.
View the snow plow route map (PDF)