When You Need a Permit for Your Dumpster
Whether or not you need a dumpster permit depends on where you plan on having your dumpster placed.
Dumpster permits are typically only required if you are placing a dumpster on a:
- Residential street
- Sidewalk or walkway
- Form of public property
A residential driveway, which is the most common dumpster placement, does not typically require a permit. If you’re unsure whether or not you need a dumpster permit at your location, give us a call and our knowledgeable staff will determine if you will need a permit prior to placing your order.
How to Get a Permit for a Dumpster
Contact your city’s building or public works department to inquire about obtaining a dumpster permit. They’re responsible for building inspections, enforcing construction codes and issuing permits. Simply fill out the application form and wait for it to be processed. Processing times vary between cities, so plan your project accordingly.