The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District is offering grants to residents and businesses in its watershed to construct rain gardens and install porous pavement or other features that infiltrate storm water runoff into the ground. The grants will share up to 50% of the cost. Find more information about the grants at www.minnehahacreek.org.
A building permit is not required if the shed is smaller than 200 square feet in area. Read more...
Not enough room in your yard for a garden? Rent a family garden plot at Valley Park.
Before building your bonfire, make sure you read the requirements for recreational fires in Hopkins.
If you are planning a garage sale, please be aware that City of Hopkins City Code 530.11 limits residents to two garage sales per year with each sale not exceeding three days.
Please remember that posting signs on utility poles, light poles, traffic light poles, or stop sign poles on the public right-of-way, including boulevards and intersections, is strictly prohibited in the City of Hopkins.
City Code 800.03states unauthorized signs placed on public property will be removed and destroyed. Signs cannot be posted on private property without obtaining prior permission from the property owner.