Your Home & Yard
Save Money On Energy
The City of Hopkins partners with the Home Energy Squad to offer reduced cost energy audits of your home.
Reminder for Address Numbers
Visible house numbers are an invaluable aid in providing services to your home. City emergency personnel and garbage collection, recycling, and utility crews rely on address numbers that can be seen from the street or alley to correctly service your property. Make sure your address numbers are visible from the street by posting numbers that are:
- At least 4 inches high
- At least 1/2 inch wide strokes
- In a contrasting color to that of your house or garage
Register Your Alarm Systems
If you have a fire or burglar alarm system in your house, remember to register annually.
The City of Hopkins is considering allowing Chickens. Below is a page set up to gather additional feedback and to provide updates about the process.
Building & Remodeling
Find information about building and remodeling in Hopkins.
Buying a Home / Moving In
The City of Hopkins requires the seller to provide prospective buyers with information about the condition of the house and garage through a Truth-In-Housing inspection.
The City of Hopkins and its residents take pride in the character and upkeep of the residential areas in Hopkins.
Here you can learn about property taxes, such as the appeals process, homestead classification, property value, special assessments and fees, and refunds and programs.
Selling Your Home
Learn about what Hopkins residents need to do to sell their home.
Over the past few years, the City has experienced an increase in the number of vacant properties. In an effort to ensure that vacant properties do not create health, safety, and crime issues, the City Council passed the Vacant Property Registration Ordinance in February 2010.
Yards & Gardens
Discover various sources and helpful reminders for maintaining yards and gardens in Hopkins.