Friday, 24 April 2020

Can I place a dumpster in the street in Powder Springs?

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Can I place a dumpster in the street in Powder Springs?

What is allowed?

Renting a dumpster for medium to large home clean-outs and other projects is an excellent idea. We are very flexible about where we set our dumpsters, however, we still must comply with city, county and state laws. If the driveway is large enough we can almost always place a dumpster on private driveways, and parking areas. Some cities or counties will allow dumpsters to be placed on a curb or in city streets either with or without a permit, however, there are some that do not allow dumpsters to be placed anywhere besides private property.

What is not allowed? 

The City of Powder Springs does not allow dumpsters to be placed on any public property such as the street, or sidewalk. They do this in order to promote safety for all their residents of Powder Springs. If a dumpster were placed on street, it could block the vision of drivers and cause harm to others. Even though the city of Powder Springs only permits dumpsters on private property there are benefits. A benefit to putting a dumpster on private property versus the street is it will decrease the amount of unlawful dumping. Although unlawful dumping may not seem like an issue it can quickly become an one to you, the person who rented the dumpster because if there are restricted items put in the dumpster the renter could be charged additional fees and may be forced to dispose of the item(s) separately.

  • The City of Powder Springs (the "city") is vitally concerned with the use, construction within, and occupancy of all rights-of-way in the city as such rights-of-way are a valuable and limited resource which must be utilized to promote the public health, safety, welfare, economic development of the city and to protect public work infrastructure. Therefore, the city, under the authority of the Laws and Constitution of the State of Georgia, including but not limited to Article 9, Section 2, Paragraphs 2 of the Georgia Constitution, O.C.G.A. 36-35-3 and O.C.G.A. 32-4-92(10), has adopted this article for the purpose of regulating public and private entities which use the city rights-of-way.
    (Ord. No. 2009-40, § 1.1, 9-23-09)

Where can I find more information?

For more information please contact the Public Works of Powder Springs, 3006 Springs Industrial Drive Powder Springs, GA 30127, at 770-943-8010.

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