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Yes. For information or to apply for a permit, contact the City Planner, Emily Becker at (952) 653-3674.
A building permit is required for a retaining wall if the wall is over four feet tall. Retaining walls less than four feet tall require a site plan review to ensure zoning compliance.
The City of Excelsior does not have a Park and Recreation Department. All recreational opportunities are handled by the Minnetonka Community Education Department. Information on the programs that are offered is available on their website.
A setback is generally measured from the structure to the property line. However, since property lines are typically not visible, it is best to contact the City Planner, Emily Becker at (952) 653-3674 for more information.
A site plan review and sidewalk permit are required prior to the installation of a patio or sidewalk to ensure the addition complies with all zoning requirements, including but not limited to hard surface coverage limitations, required setbacks, etc.
A snow emergency is defined as every occurrence of snowfall where snow has accumulated to a depth of two inches or more. Each snow emergency shall commence at 1:00 am following the accumulation of snow to a depth of two inches and shall remain in effect on each city street until 7:00 am. During a snow emergency, no vehicle shall be parked on city streets, except in conformity with the following:
If you have any questions regarding these regulations, please contact Public Works at (952) 653-3676 or email Public Works Superintendent Tim Amundsen.
If your vehicle has been towed, contact Williams Towing at (952) 474-8000. Williams Towing is located at 4250 Creek View Circle #101, Minnetrista, MN 55375.
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Contact Lynette Peterson at the city offices at (952) 653-3675.
Payment is accepted by check or cash, in person or by mail. The City of Excelsior will be implementing credit card payments soon, please contact City Hall for further information 952-474-5233. Property owners can also sign up for an automatic payment plan, which will allow your financial institution to automatically transfer the amount of your quarterly utility bill from your account to the City of Excelsior on the day it is due. Contact Kelly Horn at (952) 653-3677.