Should You Get a Street Permit for Your Dumpster Rental?
Waste Removal USA Can Help You Stay Compliant with a Street Permit
When you rent a dumpster from Waste Removal USA, we can let you know if you will need a street permit or not. Our team will answer all your dumpster permit questions and we can direct you to the right public department to obtain a permit. If you will be placing the dumpster in your driveway, you likely won’t need a permit. However, if you will be placing it on the street, any type of public property, or on a sidewalk, you will likely need to get a permit. The permit you need is called a right-of-way permit or a street permit. It will usually come from the city’s public works or building department for your area. It’s also a good idea to check with your homeowner’s association. Sometimes, you will need to get a permit from your HOA, as well. A street permit allows you to park a dumpster on the street, sidewalk, or another portion of public property. It also informs the city that they can make arrangements to block off parking spaces or other areas to accommodate your dumpster rental. In most cities, a street permit for a dumpster rental will cost $10 to $25 per week. You might be able to pay for just a few days or for an entire month depending on your project. If you don’t get a permit, you could be subject to fines, which can cost $200 or more per day. It’s better to go through the process and get a dumpster permit than deal with hefty fines on top of your rental cost.