Property Maintenance Standards

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COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
CONTACT INFORMATION 
651.490.4680

Brent Marshall, Housing and Code Enforcement Officer
Phone: 651.490.4687 | E-mail Brent

The following are just a few of the most common types of inquiries and violations that occur.  Section 211 of the City Code has the full list of Property Maintenance Standards within the City of Shoreview.  

Unlicensed or Inoperable Vehicles

Unlicensed and/or inoperable vehicles cannot be stored on property unless inside a completely enclosed building. Vehicles may not be parked on boulevards, lawns or grass plots.

Recreational vehicles, including trailers, snowmobiles, boats and campers, must be on an approved surface when parked or stored in the front yard.

Vehicles for Sale


Vehicles and recreational equipment "For Sale" cannot be parked on public property including street boulevards, school parking lots, parks or commercial shopping centers.

Construction Activity and Noise

Contractors can work:

  • Monday through Friday 7 a.m.-9 p.m.
  • Weekends or Holidays 8 a.m.-9 p.m.

Outside storage


All materials and equipment must be stored within a building, with the exception of patio furniture, recreational equipment and firewood. Firewood is permitted within the side and rear yard area provided it is no closer than five feet from any property line and is kept in a safe and neat stack no higher than six feet.

Recreational storage

Outside storage of boats, unoccupied trailers, snowmobiles and one recreational vehicle is permitted on residential property:

  • At least 10 feet from the rear property line
  • At least 5 feet from any side property line
  • At least 5 feet from front property line
  • No parking is permitted in the boulevard portion of the street right of way between the curb and the front property line

Parking and storage of vehicles, RVs, and trailers is allowed only on asphalt, concrete or other approved hard surfaces.