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.
Contractors can work:
- Monday - Friday, 7 am - 9 pm
- Weekends or holidays, 8 am - 9 pm
Garbage and recycling bins can be stored in the following locations:
- In a garage
- Behind your home, stored against the building
- On the side of your home, stored against the building but not if the bins are facing a side street
- In or next to a shed
- In front of your home but only if you have a single car garage or a yard that has a difficult situation like a large hill. In this case a fencing screen is required.
- On collection day - curbside on the driveway or grass
- Do not place in the street - this can disrupt snow plowing or street sweeping operations
- Each home can hold two garage sales per year.
- Sales can last up to four days each.
- Two directional signs can be posted at major intersections.
- Sale signs cannot block street signs.
- One 6-foot by 6-foot sign can be placed at the sale location on sale days only.
Covid-19 update - at this time garage sales are permitted, however social distancing guidelines should be followed.
Recreational fires are permitted in Shoreview with the the following rules.
- The fire can be no larger than 3 feet by 3 feet, and no higher than 3 feet.
- The fire must be constructed in a fire "ring" or pit at least 25 feet away from any combustible material or structure.
- The wind must be below 10 miles per hour.
- Flammable liquids cannot be used to start a recreational fire.
- If a burning ban is in effect all recreational fires are prohibited.
- Only clean natural wood can be burned. Treated or painted wood, plastic, rubber, leaves and grass are not allowed.
- Buckets, shovels, garden hoses or a fire extinguisher must be readily available for use at recreational fires.
- A person knowledgeable in the use of fire extinguishing equipment shall constantly attend the fire. An attendant must supervise a recreational fire until it has been completely extinguished.
- The fire department is authorized to require that recreational fires be immediately discontinued if it is determined that smoke emissions are offensive to occupants of surrounding property or if the fire is determined to constitute a hazardous condition.
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.