Commonly Asked About Ordinances

Summary of Frequently Asked Questions
Below is a summary of the most frequently asked about city ordinances. For more information, consult the Roseville City Code or contact the appropriate department.

Animal Control & Licensing
Residents may not keep any animal which makes any noise that disturbs the peace and quiet of any other person. All dogs and cats more than 3 months old must be licensed and at all times wear a collar with tags attached. Owners must have proof the animal has been vaccinated for rabies.

Animals running at large may be impounded. A special multiple-dog license is required to keep more than 2 dogs over 3 months of age. Anyone who takes an animal off private property must have the animal on a leash and clean up after the animal.

Roseville requires people 15 and younger to be home by 10 p.m. People age 16 or 17 have to be home by midnight. There are several exceptions to curfews such as job hours, attending an official school or religious event, interstate travel, or when accompanied by a parent or guardian. For more information, contact the Roseville Police Department at 651-792-7008.

Garage Sales
Each home may have 3 garage sales a year, lasting no more than 3 consecutive days for each sale. Hours may be from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Garbage Carts
Garbage and yard waste carts must be stored out of public view except on the day of collection. Carts may not remain at the curb more than 24 hours. Do not put carts in the street for collection.

Haulers cannot begin pick up in residential areas before 7 a.m. Collection must be completed by 10 p.m.

Power lawn and garden equipment or other noise-making equipment may only be run between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m. weekdays, 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. on weekends and legal holidays. Snow removal equipment is exempt.

It is illegal to play a car stereo that is so loud it can be heard 50 feet or more away from a vehicle.

Vehicles and motorized RVs must be parked on a hard surface. Inoperable and unlicensed vehicles must be parked in a garage. Boats may be stored in side or rear yards. Boats 20 feet long or less and supported on a trailer may be stored on a front yard hard-surfaced driveway.

Non-motorized campers and trailers may be stored in side or rear yards. They may be in a front yard for a maximum of 3 days.

Parking After Snowfall
No vehicle may be parked on any street beginning immediately after 2 inches of snow has fallen in a 48 hour period or until snow removal has been finished on that street.

Vehicles may not block city pathways and trails and snow may not be piled on pathways.

Permits for Property Improvements
Residents must obtain a permit for all property improvements involving work regulated by codes. For code information, read the Roseville City Code or call 651-792-7080.

Rental Licensing

The Roseville City Code, Title 9, Building Regulations, has been amended to include Chapter 908: Rental Licensing for Multifamily Rental Properties of 5 or More Units (PDF). The purpose of this chapter is to assure that Multifamily Rental Dwellings (MRDs) with 5 or more units in Roseville are decent, safe, sanitary, and well maintained. For more information call 651-792-7080.

Trees & Plants
In some cases you may be able to trim a portion of a tree or plant rooted in your neighbor’s yard that hangs over your yard. For more information contact the Code Compliance Officer or 651-792-7082.