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In new construction of single-family, two-family and townhouse buildings, carbon monoxide (CO) detectors must be installed outside and not more than 10 feet from each separate sleeping area or bedroom. Where work requiring a permit occurs in existing dwellings that have attached garages or have fuel-fired appliances, CO alarms shall be provided as stated above.
Although the city cannot recommend specific contractors, following are two useful sources of information about the contractor hiring process and homeowner rights and responsibilities.
View city council agendas, meeting packets and minutes.
Send email to city council members at email@example.com
City council meetings are broadcast on Mediacom Channel 8. You can watch meetings live or later on our YouTube channel.
City Clerk Cindy Patnode is the city's elections administrator. You can contact her via email or at 952-443-4229.
Carver County elections department can be reached via email or at 952-361-1910.
The Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State can be reached via email or at 651-215-1440.
The non-emergency number is 952-443-4240 or you can email Fire Chief Andrew Heger.
No, you do not need a burning permit for a recreational bonfire, however the fire must meet the recreational fire guidelines.
Yes, but they first must fill out a fireworks permit application (PDF) and submit it to the city for approval.
Yes, but first they must fill out a fireworks display application (PDF) and submit it to the city for approval.
If you live or work in Victoria, the answer might be yes! Firefighters earn $10.30 per hour for training and calls and earn pension credit. Email Fire Chief Andrew Heger.
No. Leaves are not allowed to be burnt, even if they are in a recreation fire. Burning of leaves produces noxious smoke which can create a health hazard and is a nuisance to your neighbors.
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Hours are weekday from 8 am to 4:30 pm. Between Memorial Day-Labor Day, city hall closes at noon on Fridays.
See the New Residents Information page.
Reservation Process for Lions Park Pavilion
You can register online. You can also register in person at the Victoria Recreation Center at 8475 Kochia Lane in Victoria or by phone at 952-443-4255.
Visit the Victoria Recreation Center webpage to see facility hours.
Yes! View the schedule on our website.
Yes. The City of Victoria and the local youth athletic associations all run recreational activities in Victoria. See our current parks and recreation brochure for classes and activities for all ages.
Yes! The Victoria Recreation Center's walking track is located above the ice rink. The walking track is free to everyone. Please note that the track will be closed during high school hockey games. Track users must be 10 years or older to use the walking track without adult supervision.
To view information on the Lions Park Pavilion visit our web page.
Contact the Recreation Center at 952-443-4255 and speak with the Recreation Supervisor.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation will start spring load restrictions in the metro frost zone Thursday, March 4, 2021 at 12:01 AM. More information is available on the MNDot website.
View map for weight limits on city roads.
Residents are reminded that certain solid waste items do not belong in the sewer system. Many materials, flushed or poured down the drain can become stuck in sewer lift stations, potentially causing sewer back-ups in homes. Disposable does not mean Flushable. Items claiming to be biodegradable do not necessarily break down well enough to be put into the sewer system.
Cloth-like materials such as shop towels, kitchen and bathroom wipes can plug up the sewer system. Product packaging clearly indicates disposal into a trashcan. If it doesn't dissolve immediately in a bowl, it should not be placed into the sewer. The exception, of course, is toilet paper.
Grease is also a major problem for the sewer system. It will coat the walls of the sewer pipe and eventually cause a clog and possible sewer back-up. Instead, place grease in a container, let it solidify, and throw it into the trash.
Common items that should not be flushed into the sewer system:
The City of Victoria has an ordinance restricting water usage, effective annually from May 1 to September 30. During that time, irrigation (ex., sprinklers or in-ground watering systems) through the public water supply is restricted to an odd/even watering cycle and prohibited between 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
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Compliance with this ordinance is mandatory. Failure to comply may result in a fine. Special permit consideration will be given for those property owners with new seed or sod.
Learn more about the ordinance (Chapter 26; Section 26 to 30) in the municipal code.
Complete the online Report a Pothole form, or email public works, or call 952-443-4210. We will either spot patch the pothole after it is reported, or we will add the location to our list for our regular maintenance schedule.
Call 952-443-4210 or email Public Works to report broken park equipment.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, an average lawn sprinkler will use 10 gallons of water per minute. See water usage for average water usage for typical daily activities.
Parking on the street is prohibited from 11 pm-6 am after two inches of snow falls or until the street is plowed curb to curb.
The public works department tries to follow the following schedule when plowing snow in the city; weather conditions may delay our progress towards meeting these goals.
View the city's snow plowing route map.
Residents are responsible for plowing sidewalks in front or on the side of their property within 24 hours of snowfall.
Mailboxes should be set back at least three feet from the curb to avoid being in the direct line of plowed snow. It is the homeowner's responsibility to keep the snow clear around their mailbox and to keep their mailbox in good repair so the weight of the snow from the plows will not knock the box over. See the U.S. Postmaster guidelines for securing installing a mailbox.
No. Drivers should stay well back when following any snow plow. These trucks will be putting salt and sand on the roads. This distance is also for your own safety, because snow plows generally go slower than the posted speeds.