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Permit Requirement for Dumpster or Pod in Driveway
Dumpster(s) or Pod(s) (ex. temporary storage container) located on an owner's private property, outside of the limits of the public right of way (driveway, lawn, yard, etc.) does not need a Right of Way (ROW) Permit. Dumpster(s) or Pod(s) located within the public roadway or sidewalk require a Right of Way Permit. For a Pod only, if it is to remain for more than seven days a Building Permit and a Use and Occupancy certificate must be obtained and the pod must be located in the rear yard.

If applying for a right of way permit, it is best to meet with the DPS ROW inspector for your area to discuss the fee and bond needed prior to permit submittal. The inspector's name and telephone numbers are listed on DPS website. From the DPS website under Inspections heading select Right of Way then click on Inspector Area Map. Please provide your name, daytime telephone number, street and email address, the DPS Right of Way inspector for your area will contact you.

Find more information from the following link(s):
  • POD on Private Property
  • POD in the Right of Way
  • DPS Home Page