Like many homeowners, you’re bound to have questions about renting a dumpster, especially if you’re doing it for the first time. One of the top questions we get asked is...
what all is required to have a dumpster at my home? Do I need a permit for my dumpster rental?
Well, the answer to that depends on a few things.
If you want to put the dumpster on your yard or driveway, you won’t need a permit. However, if you want the operator to leave it on the sidewalk, street or a public alley, it requires you to do research with your municipality on whether you will need to apply for a permit with your city’s Public Works Department or not. For most municipalities, you indeed will need to secure a permit.
When you want to put a roll-off dumpster in the public right-of-way, here’s what you’ll need to know about acquiring a permit.