What are the property maintenance regulations?

The regulations that govern property maintenance are located in different parts of the Sunfish Lake Code. Issues related to storage or the accumulation of junk or debris within a lot is regulated in both Section 603.03 (Public Nuisances of the City Code) and Section 1216 of the Zoning Ordinance.

Exterior storage is regulated under Section 1216.12 of the Sunfish Lake Zoning Ordinance.

The installation, operation and maintenance of on-site septic systems is regulated by Chapter 402 of the Sunfish Lake City Code.

Building construction, repair and maintenance is addressed in Chapter 1001, Building Code, of the Sunfish Lake City Code.

We are a small community proud of our heritage and committed to the preservation of our pristine, rural character. We cherish our privacy, yet know we are part of a thriving Dakota County and the greater Twin Cities metropolitan area. With these partnerships in mind, we strive to preserve that unique spirit which is Sunfish Lake, Minnesota.